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Removal or cutting down of trees from your property can leave behind a trail of stumps that can be very unsightly. Many homeowners hire stump grinding Sterling services to get rid of these stumps. Not only will they reduce the exterior appeal of your property, but there are also other reasons why you should hire a Sterling stump grinding professional. Leaving behind a stump after cutting down a tree will allow new tree sprouts to pop up. This is possible because the stump has the roots still planted on the ground. It can still get nourishment and water that can support the growth of new tree sprouts. Stump grinding Sterling will also eliminate any possible danger to the safety of your kids and pets if they are in the yard playing. Children are used to running around unlike adults. They can be reckless and oblivious to their surroundings. Because of this, they are more likely to stumble upon any stump on your yard and get themselves injured. If the stump is in your lawn, it can give you trouble especially if you are cultivating or maintaining the lawn. Mowing your lawn will be difficult if there are stumps around that you need to avoid. Stumps can also host growing of weeds that can affect the appearance of your lawn. For these reasons alone, it is important that when you hire a tree removal services, you make sure that the stump grinding Sterling service is also included.

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The most common and efficient way of removing tree stumps is to hire professionals that will come in and use grinders. Stump grinding Sterling machines are equipped with large spinning blades that they can turn solid hardwood stumps into dust in a matter of minutes. This machinery also works its way up to the roots of the stump on the ground to ensure that the area where it is located will be turned into a lawn without any issues. This Sterling stump grinding method is very efficient, yet very costly. Usually, the cost will depend on how many stumps have to be removed, the size of the stump, and the location.

Estimated final cost for stump grinding

Item Quantity Fair Price
Stump Labor 2 Hours $58.21
Stump Equipment Allowance $76.10
Totals - Cost to Grind Medium Tree Stumps - 1 Stump $134.31
Average Cost Per Stump $134.31

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Some homeowners try to save costs by setting fire on the stump and burning the wood. Although this method works, it can be risky and may leave an ugly space in the yard. Some resort to using chemical solutions like potassium nitrate. It may not require too much labor, but chemical nitrate usually takes weeks to act on the stump and soften it. When it is soft enough, it can be manually removed. Other factors to consider that can affect the cost of stump grinding Sterling are the location of the stump, type of tree, root systems, soil condition and clean-up and preparation before stump grinding Sterling.

Kenai Peninsula Borough County Stump Grinding FAQ

No. Usually, stump grinding service providers push the dirt and chips from the grinded stump back to the hole to ensure that there are no dangerous or unsightly holes in your property. In some cases, big stumps can leave behind mounds of chips.

Yes. Stump grinding will remove the whole stump and its roots. You can place soil on the hallowed ground. You can then plant anything that you want, from trees to small plants.

Yes. Stump grinding providers use equipment and machinery that can be utilized and driven to remote locations. However, this type of job can cost higher than a regular stump grinding job.

Last Updated: Aug 7, 2017

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