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It’s common for homeowners to have trees removed from their yards, but it’s also common for them to not know what to do with the tree stumps – which often end up rotting, taking valuable space, and posing a threat to human health.
Stump grinding is the process of removing tree stumps and roots from your lawn. It’s a step in landscaping that removes unsightly and dead material from your yard. The purpose is to return your property to its original state.
At Liscombe Tree Service, we use carefully-calibrated machinery to grind up and remove stumps and roots. We use specialized tools, ensuring that any debris left on site can be easily removed. Once we complete this service, you should have nothing left but fresh soil ready for planting!
Effective stump removal requires intimate knowledge of how each Missouri tree grows and its root system. They know what techniques and tools will achieve the results you need for what you have planned for the space. If you need to remove stumps from your tree, hire a local tree service to complete it to ensure it’s done efficiently without damaging the rest of your landscaping.
Liscombe Tree Service is owned and operated by a professional arborist with a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals who can quickly and safely remove that stump and prepare the space for construction or planting. Using advanced technology and techniques, we guarantee to leave no trace of the old tree or its roots behind.
If you have stumps on your St. Louis-St. Charles, MO, property, you need stump removal from Liscombe Tree Service.
From its inception in 2016, Liscombe Tree Service has grown from a two-man operation to the top-rated professional tree service in St. Charles County. Our commitment to serving the community with initiative, integrity, and accountability sets us apart. We believe in leaving a positive impact everywhere at home, work, and within the community.
The cost to remove a stump depends on the tree’s size, how deep we need to go, whether we remove that root ball, and what is required to restore the space for what comes next. We offer free estimates and on-site consultations. Get yours today!
We typically go down 6 to 10 inches below the ground surface for stump grinding, but we can adjust based on your specific needs and preferences.
Stump grinding is when a grinding machine grinds down the stump and above-ground root zone to 6 to 10 inches below the surface to stop the tree from growing back after removal. Stump grinding is the way to go if you are constructing an outdoor living space or deck or covering the area with sod.
Stump removal is when we use excavators and extractors to remove the stump and root ball. It is a more invasive and costly method of removing a stump that is only required if you plan to plant a new tree where the old one stood or prepare the site for certain kinds of development.
Once the stump has been removed, a large hole is left that we fill and then grade the property to restore it.
We offer free consultations to help you decide whether you need stump grinding or removal.
You do not need to be home when we complete the work. We will ensure the job is done safely and professionally.
Generally, it is not advisable to grind roots without potentially harming the tree. A consultation with one of our arborists can provide further insight.
Yes, we can remove root balls as part of our comprehensive tree services. The cost to remove the root ball depends on its size and location.
We recommend planting a new tree at least 10 feet away from where the old tree was.
We always aim to minimize yard damage. However, some operations may cause minor indentations. We’ll work to restore the yard to its original condition as much as possible.
It is not always necessary; grinding out stumps can prevent pest infestations, reduce safety hazards, and improve your landscape’s aesthetics. If the tree was not infected or infested, transforming the stump into a habitat snag provides a home for the wildlife that once called your tree home and hours of wildlife-watching enjoyment.