A tree stump is a small portion of a tree trunk with the roots still on the ground after it has been cut and felled. The beauty of the compound is destroyed by the presence of tree stumps and also they are difficult to remove. Shredding with a grinder, burning and digging out are some of the ways of tree stump removal. Shovel, rake, mattock and chainsaw are used together with the grinder to assist in the removal of tree stumps. To be able to begin the process of stump removal, rocks have to be cleared first. Cutting of the tree stump to reduce the size completely is done by a chainsaw which is done to level it on the ground significantly. The process is completed by use of a grinder which finishes off the tree stump.
In addition protective gear should be worn when handling the grinder. The protective gear, mostly involves goggles which seek to protect your eyes from wood chips and other flying debris. The grinder machine aside from being dangerous can also be complex and thus one needs to know how to use the machine effectively. Aside from using a grinder, a tree stump can be removed by use of a chemical.
Items such as a drill, chainsaw, potassium nitrate, an ax and fuel oil are needed for the process to begin.
Apart from shredding using a grinder, using a chemical mostly potassium nitrate the last option is by burning. Aside from being a fast and easy process, burning spares you some change as compared to the rest.
However there is an additional method that can be done in tree stump removal which is rotting. The process of rotting includes drilling a hole on the stump about ten inch deep. A gas component is used to fill the drilled hole to capacity. The main purpose of adding water is to soften the tree stump for chipping to then take place. When the tree stump softens and chips off an empty space is left.
The process of tree stump removal is not complete until its disposed well. One of the ways of tree stump disposal includes transforming the stump to wood chips which can then be used for various projects. The other method of disposing a tree stump is by hiring a stump removal company as they will now what to do.
There are several reasons as to why tree stumps are removed. These reasons include; they are eyesores, hazardous and take up valuable space. Aside from blocking the view, tree stumps take up a lot of valuable space in the compound which could have been used for other activities. Injuries are resulted from tree stumps that are hidden or look like as weeds as they result to tripping which is a concern. In terms of being eyesores is that they are an unpleasant sight which derails the beauty of the compound.