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. By using the shredding process there are other equipment’s’ that can be used hand in hand with the grinder such as shovel, mattock, chainsaw and a rake. The shovel or mattock are used to clear the rocks around the stump. After which the chainsaw gets into action and cuts as much of the tree stump as possible. Leveling of the tree stump is done by cutting as much as possible. The tree stump removal is by use of a grinder which completely removes the tree stump.
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. Stump grinders can be the size of a lawn mower or as large as a truck. 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.
An arborist or landscaper that is qualified is known to perform stump grinding. Most typical 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.
In terms of differences stump removal is more challenging and time consuming. Removing the roots along with the stump make tree stump removal a challenging process. It is a harder and tiresome process to remove root balls as they are well rooted to the ground and grow four to ten times the size of the trunk. On the other hand stump grinding is much simpler and doesn’t require a lot of work as it only involves taking a grinder and grinding the stump to a pulp.
After grinding the stump to a pulp 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. The chainsaw is then used to trim the stump close to the ground which is not necessary 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.