Tree Stump Grinding in Arizona
Tree stump grinding is a service provided by All About Trees. Customers can come to the business to have their tree stump ground. This service can help to smooth out the surface of the stump, making it easy for the customer to get their tree stump neatly trimmed and unpainted.
Finding Someone To Grind A Tree Stump
Don’t have the time or expertise to grind a stump yourself? There are plenty of professionals out there like All About Trees that can help you out. One such person is Emily, who operates a stump grinding business in the Gilbert area. “I start by cutting off a section of the stump close to the ground with a chainsaw,” she says. “Then I use a tree saw to make the final cut.”
Once the stump is cut off, John starts grinding by hand using an ax, chisel, and hammer. He says it’s important to take care when grinding because even small mistakes could result in a bad surface finish. “The end result should look like polished oak,” he says.
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Tree Stump Grinding Service
If your tree stump is too big to easily remove by hand, you may need to hire a stump grinding service. A stump grinder will use a rotating cutting wheel to remove the stump in one piece. This ensures that the surrounding soil and roots are not damaged.
Cost To Grind A Tree Stump
There are a few methods of estimating the cost to grind a tree stump.
- conventional – estimate the stump cost and multiply by 0.9 to obtain the approximate number of hours necessary to grind it down to stub height
- mechanized – use a stump grinder with a steel wheel that contacts the stump at about a 20-degree angle, resulting in more accurate measurements
- stereoscopic – using stereo vision equipment scope, measure the dimensions of the stump and calculate the arithmetic mean of the dimensions from at least two different angles
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About All About Trees
All About Trees is an ISA-certified arborist, which means we have undergone a considerable amount of study in the areas of cultivation and especially management, of many different kinds of trees and shrubs. All this expertise is made available to our clients, whatever their tree requirements may be. We are also family-owned & operated and ensure that all employees hired by your favorite Arizona Tree Service, are professionally trained and have been e-verified as being eligible for employment in the United States.