The Best Emergency Tree Removal Services
Several methods are known for removal of tree stumps and they include; digging out, shredding with a grinder and burning. Shovel, rake, mattock and chainsaw are used together with the grinder to assist in tree stump removal. 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. Reducing the size of the tree stump by cutting is done to level it to the ground. The process is completed by using a grinder which finishes off the tree stump completely.
A rotating cutting disc that chips away the wood is the means by which the tree stump is removed by using a stump grinder. The name of a stump grinder is a stump cutter. As large as a truck or as medium sized as a lawn mower are the different sizes of stump grinders. Stump grinders are known to accomplish their tasks by means of a high speed disk with teeth that grinds the stump while the roots is chipped into small chips.
Stump grinding requires a qualified landscaper or arborist. It is typical that most stump grinders are known to incorporate a cutter wheel with fixed carbide teeth. The movement of cutters that push the cutter head laterally through the stump while raising and lowering it is controlled by hydraulic cylinders.
As compared to stump grinding, stump removal is a more challenging and time consuming process. Removing the roots along with the stump make tree stump removal a challenging process. Root balls are known to grow four to ten times the size of the trunk and are well rooted to the ground making it harder and tiresome to remove from the ground. Taking a grinder and grinding the stump to a pulp is the process involved in stump grinding and is a simpler process.
The small pieces of the stump are used to cover the ground ensuring there is no hole. In stump removal, landscapers charge based on the size of the stump. However to cut down that extra cost charged by landscapers there are several ways in which stump grinding can be done.
Rocks are removed using a shovel or mattock from around the base of the stump. Trimming of the stump close to the ground by a chainsaw is not a necessary step but speeds up the process. Then use of a hydraulic lever to raise the grinder wheel a few inches above the stump is used. The machine is then driven forward to position the wheel directly over the stump’s front edge. By slowly swinging the wheel from side to side the wood is cleared.