If you have a tree stump in your yard, you may be tempted to remove it yourself, however, it’s not as easy as it looks.

Getting rid of a tree stump requires a lot more work, the right equipment and the proper set of skills.

A do-it-yourself attempt at removing a tree stump can go horribly wrong which is why it is recommended to bring in experts to get the job done.

Why You Might Need Stump Removal Services

Here are a few reasons as to why you might want to or need to have a stump removed:

Safety Hazard

A tree stump that is left in the yard can be a safety hazard. When kids are playing in the yard, they may not see the stump and trip over it, potentially causing an injury.

tree stump left on property after a tree removal

It can also be a safety hazard for those who are unfamiliar with your yard. If the grass or weeds are a bit overgrown and they are not paying close attention to where they are stepping, they could end up tripping.

Removing a tree stump is an easy way of ensuring that your backyard is safe for your children, grandchildren and guests.

Tree Stumps are Inconvenient

When it comes to landscaping and caring for your yard, having a tree stump is inconvenient and takes up valuable space.

When mowing your lawn or using other equipment, it could potentially cause damages to the machinery and make your gardening chores more difficult than they need to be.

Getting rid of the tree stump can also free up some space to add to the aesthetics of your yard or to plant a new tree!

Spread New Growth of Tree Sprouts

machinery used for stump removal grinding a tree stump

A common misconception that homeowners have when a tree is removed is that they won’t have to deal with it anymore. However, a tree stump never loses its ability to sprout.

The new growths can disrupt your landscape and cause you to spend more time picking out tiny tree sprouts all across your yard.

If you don’t want to deal with the spread of new trees, the best way to avoid it is to have the stump removed properly.

Benefits of Professional Stump Removal

Tree stump removal involves more than just digging up the stump and calling it a day! Here are a few benefits of hiring a professional for stump removal:

Experienced Tree Care Professionals

Stump removal experts, like arborists, know the proper techniques to use to remove tree stumps. The roots of your stump run deep and wide, so a professional will be able to remove the stump without causing any damage to your yard.

Proper Tree Removal Equipment

Professionals are trained on how to safely operate stump grinding machines. It may seem easy enough to rent one and handle the job yourself, but if you are not using the equipment properly, you can injure yourself severely.

More Efficient

Stump removal and stump grinding takes time and it takes even longer when you’re not experienced or equipped with the right tools. You can also rely on a professional to get the job done right the first time around.

Wright Tree Service – Stump Removal in Ottawa

arborist using equipment to grind stump

Our experienced and professional crews at Wright Tree Service have the right equipment to safely and efficiently remove a stump that has been left on your property. Save yourself the hassle of trying to remove a stump yourself and let us help!

Contact us today to get started with our professional stump grinding services in Ottawa.