At Essex Tree Brothers, we regularly carry out stump grinding in Chelmsford. We serve both domestic and commercial clients, providing a professional and affordable service time and time again.
Stump grinding involves using a large piece of machinery known as a stump grinder to remove the unsightly, ground-level stump after a tree has been felled. Since using a stump grinder can be extremely dangerous, it’s important to hire an experienced tree surgeon who has been properly trained in this area.
A stump grinder is a powerful piece of equipment that is used to grind down stumps to below ground level. It has a spinning steel wheel on the front of it which is similar in appearance to a large circular saw blade. We move the wheel to the edge of the tree stump, shifting it from side to side as it spins around, grinding deeper into the stump. The job is finished once the stump has been ground into small woodchips, including the large roots below the stump.
Many people choose to grind down a stump after tree removal. Not only can a stump be an eyesore and ruin the appearance of your landscape, but it can also be a safety hazard. People can easily trip over a stump and potentially suffer an injury on your land. Grinding a stump means you can plant something else in the area if you choose to as well. Plus, if the tree you removed was diseased or pest-ridden, grinding down the stump can help to ensure that the disease or pests don’t spread.
You might be wondering if you really need stump grinding services in Chelmsford if the stump will eventually decompose by itself. However, it can be difficult to know when the stump will decompose or even if it will at all. Whilst some stumps from a larger, older tree can take 20 years or even longer to decompose naturally, others will actually grow into a new tree. This is because the stump can send out new shoots in order to regrow. A tree stump can take a long to disappear, during which it can be unsightly, hazardous and inconvenient.
Whilst it’s possible to carry out stump removal yourself since you can easily hire a stump grinder for the task, it’s not recommended. Stump grinding can be an extremely dangerous job, especially if the right precautions aren’t taken. For this reason, it makes sense to hire professional stump grinding remover specialists – like us!
At Essex Tree Brothers, we’ve been carrying out stump grinding for years, with our team highly experienced in using powerful stump grinders safely and effectively. We are fully trained tree surgeons with a proven track record in removing tree stumps from a whole range of domestic and commercial landscapes.
Get in touch with Essex Tree Brothers today if you require stump grinding in Chelmsford. Call us on 07447610527 or 01245 955 117 to discuss your requirements with one of our team.