Finding the Best 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 tree stump removal is by use of a grinder which completely removes the tree stump.
A power tool or equipment attachment that removes tree stumps by means of rotating cutting disc that chips away the wood is a stump grinder. A stump grinder is also referred to as a stump cutter. Stump grinders can be the size of a lawn mower or as large as a truck. The chipping of roots into small chips and grinding of the stump is done by using high speed disk with teeth which describes the working of stump grinders.
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.
A more challenging and time consuming process is the stump removal. Ways in which tree stump removal is challenging and time consuming is by removing the roots along with the stump. Removing the root ball is such a task as it can grow four to ten times the size of the trunk and can be well rooted to the ground making it even 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.
After grinding the stump to a pulp the small pieces of the stump are used to cover the ground ensuring there is no hole. Landscapers or arborist charge stump removal depending on the size of the stump. Several methods are followed through during stump grinding.
So as to spare the damage of teeth of the cutting wheel then rocks are removed around the base of the stump using a shovel or mattock. The stump is trimmed carefully to the ground using a chainsaw which speeds up the stump grinding process but is not a necessary step. 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. Hydraulic levers are then used slowly swing the wheel from side to side clearing the wood.