While removing a tree or the stumps around the tree, grinding is subjected to be the best technique so far. Although, grinding is termed to be the best method but removing stumps and the roots of the tree is the most tiring job in itself. Either one may be ready to do the job himself or could hire a professional service. Check for the entire estimate before hiring the professional team. There are companies that even give the grinders on rent for tree stump grinding but these grinders are not so strong as the one which the workers use themselves because of various safety measures. There are many, who are not comfortable in hiring the company and feel okay in carrying out the procedure themselves. Thus, such people need to have a lot of patients and mattock. Utilities like ax, shovel, hoe, pick or chain saw are quiet helpful in digging out the stump. But, these methods are usually unsuccessful because they take a long time and till that time more stumps grow back.
One more way is that leave on the nature to do the job. But, one can just fasten the process by adding nitrogen and water to the area. If not this also, than you can buy a stump grinder which comprise of a rotating cutting disk that chops away the wood. Metal teeth are present that are responsible for destroying the stumps and turning the cuttings into wooden chips. There is root system in which the roots are destroyed till six inches in depth and 1 foot which would help the soil remain fit and healthy. And, this is helpful for plantation later.
Lastly one could hire a professional tree service company that provides service for stump grinding. In this the professionals remove the entire stump core which may be of any shape or size. Stump is removed to a certain depth keeping in mind the age of the tree and any obstacle coming on the way. If there are any of the horizontal roots that are still beneath the ground level then even they are grind by the professionals. Once they are satisfied with the work and find no other tree roots, they start filling the holes with soil which is mixed with debris. This debris comes out of the grinding process. Afterwards, when the entire work is done the entire area is swept so that the customer is satisfied.
Tree stump grinding process takes around 1 to 2 hours to be finished. Standard price is $95 but may vary from place to place and from size to size. Other factors are the dept and the accessibility. One may save few dollars if he already does the following work- Beforehand mark the underground utilities like the wires, pipe line etc.If there are any of the rocks, materials, lawn ornaments, and concrete material or landscaping utility around the stump, remove it in advance.If the stump is fenced -in then make a 32 inch gap so that the machine and the worker are allowed the passage.