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Stump Grinding Tips and Tricks

Stump grinding is a simple process that involves using a machine to cut down trees and then removing the roots. It’s an effective way to clear land for new construction or landscaping projects.

Know what tools you need.

You’ll need a stump grinder with a chain saw attachment, a bucket, and a backhoe. If you’re planning on doing any heavy lifting, make sure you wear safety equipment such as gloves, boots, and eye protection.

Prepare the area before starting work.

Before you start, prepare the area by removing debris, grass, and other materials that might interfere with the operation of the machine. Make sure there’s no electrical power lines nearby. Also, check the ground for rocks or other objects that could damage the machine.

Start at the base of the stump.

Once you’ve prepared the area, use a hand saw to cut off the top of the stump. Then, using a backhoe, dig out the root ball. Next, place the stump into the stump grinder and turn it on. You’ll need to adjust the settings so that the machine will grind away the roots without damaging the surrounding soil.

Alternatively – you can call the experts at Green Tree Services.  We are happy to help you any stump removal issues you are having.  

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