What Is Stump Grinding & Why Do I Need It?

Removing Stumps Doesn’t Have to Be A Grind

Most people want to remove any tree stumps in their yard because they’re unsightly and in the way, but there are also a few practical safety reasons for hiring a stump grinding company.

Many stump grinding companies never actually talk about why their stump grinding services are important. As you know, any time you have a tree removed you are left with a stump of wood at the tree’s base that is rather ugly and can get in the way of other landscaping projects. These stumps are breeding grounds for termites, ants, and other insects. If the stump isn’t removed quickly enough, these pests can eventually find their way into your home, causing damage to your property and even threatening your family’s health.

Stumps can even sprout into a new tree given the right conditions!

Blackhawk’s Stump Grinding Service

In order to prevent any of that from happening, professional tree stump removal is required. The arborists at Blackhawk have over 40 years of experience in the local industry, as well as the knowledge and equipment needed to cut, grind, and remove virtually any stump without risking damage to the area around it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Stump Grinding

“How Long Does It Take To Grind A Stump?”

Professional stump grinding can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours, but the exact time will depend on the size of the stump and how deep the roots have taken hold. No matter the size of the stump, our team of professional arborists will completely remove all traces of the tree without leaving your yard looking like a mess.

“How Do You Grind A Tree Stump?”

Our team will use our specialized heavy equipment to safely eviscerate the remnants of the stump and any roots that have been left behind after a tree has been removed, freeing up more space in your yard. Our crew will then take care of the cleanup after the stump has been ground down, taking any wood chips or mulch that are left to a facility for further composting, and filling in any holes that are left behind.

“Do You Offer Chemical Stump Removal?”

Our equipment is specially designed to access tight areas and have low to no impact on your grass while traversing your yard. Because of this, we typically don’t have a need for chemicals to help remove a stump. However, if the situation requires, we can offer chemical stump removal via potassium nitrate, which accelerates the natural decomposition and decaying process.

Professional Tree Stump Removal

Affordable stump grinding is only a click or phone call away. For more information, check out our stump removal & grinding page or give us a call at (919) 469-1340 to talk to a certified arborist about our stump grinding service today!