The tree stumps usually have the roots still on the ground. Tree stumps can be a problem in terms of environmental aesthetics and still be hard to remove. Several methods are known for removal of tree stumps. By using the shredding process there are other equipment’s’ that can be used hand in hand with the grinder such as shovel, mattock, chainsaw and a rake. The shovel or mattock are used to clear the rocks around the stump. A chainsaw is used to reduce the size of the tree stump. 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. Goggles or glasses are worn to protect ones eyes from flying debris and wood chips. For timer users its important for them to know how to use the machine as its of complex kind. Some chemicals have been known to remove tree stumps aside from the usually use of a grinder.
In the chemical usage, a drill, potassium nitrate, an ax, fuel oil and a chainsaw are required for the process to kick start.
The final method of tree stump removal is by burning the stump to ashes. Burning is advantageous as it saves you some money as compared to the other two.
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. Nitrogen gas is then filled on the hole of the tree stump. In order for chipping to occur, water is added to the drilled hole to soften the stump. When the tree stump softens and chips off an empty space is left.
With tree stump removal comes the issue of disposal which can be hectic. Tree stumps can be turned to wood chips and then used for various projects as desired. The other method of disposing a tree stump is by hiring a stump removal company as they will now what to do.
There certain vital reasons as to why tree stumps are removed. Being hazardous, resulting to eyesores and taking up valuable space are some of the top reasons as to why tree stumps are removed. Most people want wide, clear compounds in which tree stumps get in the way a whole lot. Tree stumps are hazardous and this is a concern and a reason for removal. They are considered to be worse than weeds and give off an unpleasant view.