Stump Removal Services
- Get rid of your unwanted and unsightly stumps
- Certified and experienced arborists
- Experts in stump removal and stump grinding
- Affordable rates with no-frills
- Free, no-obligation quote
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How much does it cost to remove a stump?
The cost to remove a stump varies, depending on which method you select (stump grinding or removal), the size of the stump and the overall complexity of the job. Usually, you can expect to pay as little as $100 and as much as $1,000. Contact us for your free, no-obligation quote.
Why you should remove a stump
There are a number of reasons why you may want to remove a tree stump on your property.
For starters, they can be an eyesore and even decrease the value of your property. They can be a nuisance, like when you need to cut your grass and a stump is in the way. They can be a dangerous tripping hazard, especially if you have little ones playing in your yard. Plus, they can harbour pests and insects (and even more so when the stump begins to rot).
And ultimately, removing a stump means you’ll have more outdoor space to enjoy. Reclaiming this previously wasted space means you could have an extension of your outdoor living space, more room for your children to roam and play or perhaps even space for a new garden.
Various ways to remove a stump
There are several different ways to remove stumps, and our arborists will work closely with you to determine the best method.
The most common and efficient method of removing a tree stump is through a process called stump grinding. A stump grinder is a tool that removes tree stumps by using a rotating, cutting disk that chips away at the wood. The grinder also goes beneath the ground (usually up to 12 inches underground), so you can be assured that the removal process is thorough.
Equipment for stump grinding can range in size—from about the size of a lawnmower to the size of a small truck. Using a stump grinder is a fast and cost-effective way to get rid of that unsightly tree stump from your property, without causing any damage to the surrounding landscape.
Another method to remove a tree stump is by simply digging it out. With this method, our arborists first dig a deep ditch around the stump, and cut and remove as many roots as possible. Finally, the stump itself is taken out.
A real risk of pesky pests
Once a tree is removed, the stump begins a slow decaying process. Over time, a rotting stump can become a home for unwanted pests. These pests can sometimes spread to other trees and plants on your property, or even invade your home.
Therefore, getting rid of your stump—whether by stump grinding or removal—is the best way to avoid these pest problems.
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Our trained arborists are experienced, insured and equipped in the care and safe removal of stumps.
We offer a wide range of stump- and tree-related services.
When you hire our services, you can be confident that the job will be done safely and correctly.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Everything you need to know about stump removal
Why should I remove a stump from my yard?
There are a number of different reasons why you may want to remove a stump from your yard. Stumps can be an eyesore and decrease your property value. They can be a dangerous tripping hazard or a nuisance when you need to cut your grass. They can harbour pests and insects. And ultimately, removing a stump means more outdoor space for you to utilize, enjoy or build onto.
Is it okay to leave a tree stump in the ground?
Can’t decide whether or not you should remove your stump or leave it in the ground? Our recommendation is to remove it, if possible.
You should consider letting go of your stump to avoid pests. Once a tree is removed, the stump begins a slow decaying process and can become a home for unwanted pests. These pests can sometimes spread to other trees and plants on your property, or even invade your home.
Stumps can be an eyesore, affect your property value and act as a tripping hazard if children are around.
Finally, planting new trees can be a challenge if the stump (and it’s sometimes far-reaching roots) are in the way.
Is it better to grind a stump or remove it?
If you’re not sure whether you’d like to grind a stump or remove it, we can help! Our professional arborists will work with you to discuss your specific stump situation and long term goals.
Stump grinding is often preferred by our customers, as it’s neat, easy and gets the job done quickly. However, one major difference between stump grinding and stump removal is that the latter removes the roots as well as the stump. If you’d like to replant a tree on that exact spot, the best option might be to remove the stump and its root completely.
Can I remove a tree stump by myself, or with chemicals, epsom salt, charcoal or by burning it?
The topic of stump removal is surrounded by many promised do-it-yourself “easy fixes”. We recommend leaving it to the experts to minimize risk to yourself, your family, your property and the environment. Here at Tree Menders we have the experience, knowledge and proper equipment to get the job done safely.