A tree stump is a small portion of a tree trunk with the roots still on the ground after it has been cut and felled. Not only are tree stumps difficult to remove but also are unpleasant sight. Shredding with a grinder, burning and digging out are some of the ways of tree stump removal. Some tools are used hand in hand with the grinder to remove tree stumps. The mattock or shovel is used to clear the rocks around the tree stump. After which the chainsaw gets into action and cuts as much of the tree stump as possible. The tree stump removal by use of a grinder begins with clearing of rocks by use of a shovel, then size reduction by use of a tree stump and finally use of a grinder to completely remove the tree stump.
The grinder is a dangerous equipment thus handling with care is important and protective gear should be worn. The protective gear, mostly involves goggles which seek to protect your eyes from wood chips and other flying debris. For timer users its important for them to know how to use the machine as its of complex kind. Aside from using a grinder, a tree stump can be removed by use of a chemical.
Some items are needed in order for the chemical process to be efficient.
If one is unable to carry out the first two processes then burning is still a viable option. Aside from being a fast and easy process, burning spares you some change as compared to the rest.
Rotting a tree stump is another option of tree stump removal. A hole is drilled on the tree stump with a specific measurement. Nitrogen gas is then filled on the hole of the tree stump. Water is then poured to the drilled hole and then chipping follows suits as the stump softens. When the tree stump softens and chips off an empty space is left.
After removal of tree stumps, disposing is the next dilemma that needs to be catered for. One of the ways of tree stump disposal includes transforming the stump to wood chips which can then be used for various projects. The other method of disposing a tree stump is by hiring a stump removal company as they will now what to do.
Some reasons result to removal of tree stumps. There are three top main reasons as to why tree stumps are removed. Taking up valuable space as a reason for removal is that they get in the way of what people want in terms of their compound layout aside from resulting to an unpleasant view. Tree stumps are hazardous and this is a concern and a reason for removal. In terms of being eyesores is that they are an unpleasant sight which derails the beauty of the compound.