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Trees enhance the charm of any home, commercial property or natural space. Here in Peoria, Illinois, they beautify the local rivers (particularly the Illinois River) and add charm to the greeneries surrounding residential and commercial spaces.
However, there are days when trees die and must be removed. The stumps they leave behind might seem harmless, but they can be eyesores that compromise an otherwise beautiful property. Decaying tree stumps can also attract insects and pests, which can spread infectious diseases and infestations. On top of these, stumps pose a safety hazard, especially if you have children playing in the yard.
Stump grinding is one of the most effective ways to get rid of unsightly stumps. If you have a rotting tree stump problem, trust our tree company to solve the problem. We offer professional stump removal services to increase your property’s value, curb appeal, and safety. Our arborists will grind stumps and level the ground so you can enjoy a safe and aesthetic outdoor space. Call us today to learn more about our services in Tazwell County, Peoria County, and other nearby locations.
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THE BENEFITS OF STUMP REMOVAL
Tree stumps can be annoying, unsightly, and, at times, dangerous. If you have a tree stump sitting on your property from a fallen, dead, or cut tree, it’s best to have it removed. This is why regular tree stump removal should be a part of your yard care and maintenance routine.
When you remove tree stumps, you improve the aesthetics of your space. A rotting tree stump can make an otherwise well-kept backyard look untidy and neglected. Removing these eyesores instantly improves the look of your property, which can increase its visual appeal and value.
Apart from aesthetics, tree stump grinding or removal frees up more space in your yard, which is a plus especially if you have a small backyard. Tree stumps take up space in an area that could have been used for other things. Stump removal gives you back your space.
Also, professional tree stump removals protect you and your home against pests and diseases. Pests and insects can take up residence in rotting stumps. If you don’t remove the stumps ASAP, these pests have more opportunities to invade your property and multiply. The same applies to diseases. Instead of worrying about both, have the stump removed by a tree company in Peoria, Illinois.
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WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER PROFESSIONAL STUMP GRINDING
Many people prefer to DIY their tree stump removal to save money. However, they don’t have the right equipment or knowledge to do so, which puts them and others in danger. If you’re not careful with the equipment, you might injure yourself or someone else. Also, the equipment needed to remove tumps is expensive.
When you consider all of these factors, you’ll realize that a DIY approach might be pricier.
Instead of DIY-ing the project, let our professional tree company in Peoria, Illinois. Our professional arborists possess years of experience and will ensure that your tree stumps are removed safely. Before each project, we assess your area and the tree stump in question. Some trees have larger root systems compared to others; therefore, they might require a more advanced removal technique. Professionals can figure this out while you sit back and relax.
Also, our professional arborists know how to deal with tricky situations, such as electrical wires and gas lines getting caught up in the grinding machine.
Professional tree stump removal experts are also in charge of the clean-up after. They will remove the debris and shavings left behind by the stump removal. Trust our team to clean up after every service.
Frequently Asked Questions
Common Tree Service Questions We Hear
What is the Average Cost for Stump Grinding in Peoria?
The typical price range of tree stump removal is between $169 and $523. The national average for this tree service is about $300. Many companies charge from $2 to $5 per diameter inch. The price depends on a variety of factors: the size of the stump, its accessibility, and your location.
The number of stumps can also influence the final price tag. The more stumps you remove, the less you’ll pay per tree stump. If you’re having a single stump removed, you’re covering the hourly rate, equipment use, and the contractor’s travel expenses.
Can I Leave a Tree Stump in the Ground?
Stumps seem harmless at first, but they actually pose plenty of risks. Over time, the tree stump and roots will start to rot. Eventually, it will house unwanted fungi, insects, pests and other organisms. In some cases, the roots will continue growing.
Tree stumps are also invasive. They obstruct spaces in any landscape. Other invasive plants can also grow on top of these stumps. Although they are small in size, these plants can become eyesores that are difficult to remove. The worst cases require heavy-duty chemicals for removal.
So, no. We don’t recommend leaving a tree stump in the ground. Not only will it take up space in the yard, but it also poses a threat to you and your family.
Is It Better to Grind a Stump or Remove It?
Tree stump removal and tree stump grinding come with their pros and cons. For instance, the removal process is the most intrusive of the two. It involves heaving the heavy stump and digging out the entire root system. The entire process requires powerful equipment, plenty of elbow grease and extra time and effort.
On the other hand, stump grinding is less intensive. Tree companies use a heavy-duty machine to shred the stumps into woodchips. Compared to stump removal, grinding is more efficient, but it leaves roots behind. Larger stumps also mean larger chip piles, but you can use them for mulch.
How Long Does It Take to Grind a Stump Down?
The time can take from as short as 15 minutes to as long as two hours. Size is an important factor that contributes to time. For example, a small tree stump can be taken care of in a matter of minutes. But if you’re dealing with a large sequoia tree or a large beech tree, the stump removal process can take all day.
If you have a busy schedule or wish to know how long your tree stump removal project will take, get in touch with our arborists. Our professional tree company will perform an assessment of your case and create an estimate. This way, we can work around your schedule.
AREAS WE SERVE
PEORIA COUNTY & TAZEWELL COUNTY AREAS SERVED
Pekin, East Peoria, Tremont, Mackinaw, Washington. Creve Coeur, Delavan, Morton, Hopedale, South Pekin, Green Valley, North Pekin, Marquette Heights, Minier, Armington, Heritage Lake, Bartonville, Chillicothe, Dunlap, West Peoria, Princeville, Hanna City, Brimfield, Mapleton, Glasford, Elmwood, Bellevue, Trivoli, Kingston Mines, Norwood
ZIP CODES SERVED
61604, 61614, 61615, 61603, 61605, 61523, 61607, 61525, 61606, 61616, 61529, 61528, 61536, 61531, 61559, 61602, 61533, 61517, 61547, 61526, 61569, 61451, 61625, 61552, 61636, 61613, 61539, 61562, 61601, 61612, 61629, 61633, 61630, 61634, 61637, 61639, 61638, 61643, 61641, 61651, 61650, 61653, 61652, 61655, 61654, 61656