The tree stumps usually have the roots still on the ground. The beauty of the compound is destroyed by the presence of tree stumps and also they are difficult to remove. Shredding with a grinder, burning and digging out are some of the ways of tree stump removal. 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 mattock or shovel is used to clear the rocks around the tree stump. A chainsaw is used to reduce the size of the tree stump. The process is completed by use of a grinder which finishes off the tree stump.
Proper handling of the grinder is ensured as it is a dangerous equipment. 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. Some chemicals have been known to remove tree stumps aside from the usually use of a grinder.
In the chemical usage, a drill, potassium nitrate, an ax, fuel oil and a chainsaw are required for the process to kick start.
The final method of tree stump removal is by burning the stump to ashes. Burning is advantageous as it saves you some money as compared to the other two.
Rotting a tree stump is another option of tree stump removal. A hole is drilled on the tree stump with a specific measurement. Nitrogen is the gas component that is used to fill the hole of the tree stump. The main purpose of adding water is to soften the tree stump for chipping to then take place. 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.
There are several reasons as to why tree stumps are removed. Being hazardous, resulting to eyesores and taking up valuable space are some of the top 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. Some tree stumps are large while others are camouflaged as weeds making them to be tripping hazards which can result to massive injuries. They are considered to be worse than weeds and give off an unpleasant view.