Stump Grinding in Brisbane and Beyond

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Stump grinding to Add Value to your Property

Getting tree work completed on trees at your home or property is a necessary expense with proven benefits.  Regular tree care will not only improve the overall health and safety of the trees but also their aesthetic quality.  Paying for professional and quality tree services from tree pruning and tree trimming to stump grinding will save you money overall and potentially improve the market value; buyers will look for well-maintained trees and plants as a factor in their buying decisions.

For ill and declining trees, sometimes complete tree removal is the best option from a safety point of view.  This will leave a sizeable tree stump and tree roots in the ground that will need to be removed.  The easiest way to remove large and unsightly stumps is by using a stump grinder to grind down the stump and the roots.

Reasons to remove tree stumps from the ground:

  • They are unsightly – stumps can spoil the overall look of your property, whether you have one or multiple stumps, they do not look attractive and would be much better being removed and replaced with a brand-new sapling.
  • They can cause a trip hazard- Stumps come in all shapes and sizes and due to their proximity close to ground they are a health and safety issue. This is especially a concern if they are in areas where the general public may come into contact with them.
  • They attract termites and white ants- in humid areas such as Queensland in Australia where there is a high risk of termites, a tree stump will act as a feeding ground for them. If a stump is located close to your property, then it is important to remove it quickly as once they have finished feeding on it the termites will then look for the next closest meal (your house).  If you have a tree stump that is far from the house or outbuildings, is not a stump hazard or will not affect the attractiveness of your property then it is a good idea to keep it as it will provide the termites with a food source and prevent them from seeking out alternatives.
  • They take up valuable space in the garden- Depending on the age, species and size of the tree that has been removed, a tree stump can be very wide in diameter thus taking up space in your yard or garden.  Professional stump grinding will remove the stump and leave a tidy space to either plant another tree or use for another purpose.

Stump Grinding in Brisbane: The Process

When you have made the decision to remove a stump from your property then it is time to call in the professionals.  Heritage Tree Care will make the process simple, whether or not they have completed the initial tree work, they will be able to remove the stump.

Important factors the stump grinding crew will consider are:

  • The amount of access to the stump for the stump grinding machine
  • The size of the stump
  • The tree species – the amount of grinding needed will depend on the species. Weeds like Chinese Elms will need a wider area ground as their roots are more likely to sprout.
  • Whether there are underground utilities or wires
  • Proximity to property and infrastructure.

Stump Grinding- a Fast and Effective Solution

Once the lay out has been ascertained and a risk assessment has been completed then the experienced and qualified operating Arborist will use the state of the art, remote controlled stump grinder to grind down the stump.  They will make sure the hole is refilled and the ground down tree mulch is removed from the sites leaving a clean and tidy area.

Why Use Heritage Tree Care?

Heritage Tree Care provides stump grinding services in Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Redlands and Toowoomba areas.  Fully insured and using only qualified and experienced Arborists to complete stump grinding and all tree works, we are the company to hire for all your stump grinding needs.

For a professional advice and expertise on stump grinding, call our Heritage Tree Care experts on 0737155444 for a free no obligation quote.  Our qualified Arborists will be delighted to advise you on the best course of action for your trees.  We cover Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Redlands, Toowoomba and Gold Coast area in Queensland, Australia.