Black Dog Tree Service

Stump Removal

One thing is for sure– if your trees have been well-maintained, you can expect it to live a long and vigorous life. Proper maintenance is the key for a healthy and beautiful tree that is why you should do your part as a property owner to keep your tree from becoming a nuisance or a threat to your safety. 

Trees take time to grow, like humans. Some of the most beautiful trees take years to fully mature and establish their roots in the ground. Many homeowners in town choose to plant quick-growing trees such as maples. The only problem with these tree species is that they have shallow roots systems that affect their structural stability. Also, their roots often impact foundations, driveways, and walkways. In this case, the tree has become a hazardous element in your property. 

It is best to consult a professional arborist before planting any tree in your yard. This is essential to determine whether the tree you wish to plant is ideal for the type of soil and condition you have. We can identify any potential threats and prevent them from taking place. 

You should also consider the tree’s resistance to diseases before planting it. While there are factors that affect a tree’s vulnerability to diseases, it helps to know which kinds of trees are more susceptible to fungi and pest infestation. Our certified arborists can assist you in this matter and provide you with expert advice so you can choose the right tree for your landscape.

Tree and Stump Removal

Trees grow old and die, and that’s inevitable. They should be removed when they reach their maximum lifespan, so they don’t become a safety hazard. But, age is not the only reason for tree removal. Disease, pest infestation, root system issues, and storm damage can also be a valid reason for tree removal. When you begin to see dead branches and damaged trunk in your tree, it may be the best time to contact us so we can assess whether your tree needs removal or not. Significant cracks and damaged barks are red flags that you need to look for to know if it is still safe to keep your tree in your yard.

What Should You Do with the Stump?

After removing that dying tree in your yard, your next question is, “what will I do with the stump?” This is a question our customers ask themselves after tree removal. If you ask professional tree services, it is best to remove stumps because they can be hazardous if left sitting in the yard. Their roots can still grow after the tree has been removed, which means they can still cause damage to your driveway and

    house foundation. If you are unaware of the stump, it can cause you to trip and get injured. Aside from safety reasons, stumps can also be unsightly. It takes away from the attractiveness of your property and uses up space which you can use for better purposes. To top that, they can also be home to hazardous pests like ants and termites. These pests can eventually invade your house and cause more problems. 

    Most landscapers remove trees but leave the stump to rot. After tree removal, stump removal should essentially follow. Our company can eliminate the unwanted stump in the fastest way we can, using our top-rated grinders. Stump grinding is a practical and useful way to remove a stump without damaging your property and landscape. It is essential to use the right equipment to minimize the risk of damage to your landscape. Aside from that, you should leave the job to people who know exactly what to do exactly in the situation to ensure your property’s safety.

    How Does it Work?

    We can utilize our technologically-advanced stump grinders to remove the stump. We will position the grinder on top of the stump and begin the grinding process. The equipment will grind the stump until it’s down to the ground and is no longer visible to the naked eye. Stump grinding equipment can be as large as a truck or a since of a lawnmower. 

    Stump grinding equipment can be rented from gardening centers. However, we cannot recommend an inexperienced homeowner using it because of the danger it can bring. Debris can be thrown in all directions during the process, and it can cause injury to anyone nearby. Because of this, we urge you to use professional stump grinding service to remove that unwanted stump in your yard. By hiring a skilled tree service, you eliminate all liabilities on your end, and you are sure that the job is done right the first time. 

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    Black Dog Tree Service Minneapolis

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