Should I Remove the Stump After Cutting Down a Tree?

Remove the Stump activity in RoelandsWhen removing a tree, many homeowners assume removing the limbs of the tree is the only part of the process. However, this is not case. After tree limbs are removed, the stump will remain. While there may be no harm leaving the tree stump in place, it is recommended to have the tree stump grinded as part of the tree removal process.

Read on to learn 3 reasons to grind the stump after removing a tree including:

  • Prevent fungus growing and spreading on the tree stump
  • Avoid the tree stump becoming a safety hazard in your garden
  • Create space for new plantings or garden features

Prevent fungus growing and spreading on the tree stump

After being separated from a tree, the exposed tree stump will begin to decay. As time goes on, fungus can begin to grow and spread within the stump and to nearby vegetation. Termites and rodents can also be attracted to an exposed tree stump. As with the fungus, they can then infest other vegetation in the garden or make their way into your shed or home.

Avoid the tree stump becoming a safety hazard in your garden

An exposed tree stump can be a safety hazard for your family and visitors to your home. If grass surrounds the tree stump, its coverage can grow over the stump making it no longer visible. A tree stump that is not easily visible can become a dangerous trip hazard.

Create space for new plantings or garden features

Rural property tree work in RoelandsWhen a tree is removed, it leaves the homeowner with endless options of how to use the space. You may choose to plant new vegetation, grow lawn, install a garden feature or install an outdoor area such as a patio or shed. If a stump remains, it means the root system is still in place therefore the tree can start to grow back preventing you from utilising the space.

ARMAC Stump Grinding, Tree Removal and Yard Clean-up are your local Bunbury tree removal and stump grinding experts

Ray and his team at ARMAC Stump Grinding, Tree Removal and Yard Clean-up have the experience, equipment and knowledge needed to safely remove trees and stumps at your home or property. They are trained in using specialised machinery and tools needed to remove tree stumps and are holders of the nationally recognised White Card, qualified with all relevant tickets and are fully insured.

ARMAC Stump Grinding, Tree Removal and Yard Clean-up can assist with not only stump grinding, but tree pruning, tree removal and yard clean up needs and service Bunbury and surrounding areas of the Bunbury region.

Call Ray on 0448 442 477 today for a FREE quote and to discuss your tree removal or stump grinding needs.