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Stump Removal

We specialize in big stump removal projects

Stump removal refers to the process of eliminating the remaining portion of a tree stump after the tree has been cut down or has fallen naturally. Removing stumps is necessary for various reasons, including aesthetics, safety, and to prevent regrowth or the spread of diseases and pests. The methods and equipment used for stump removal can vary depending on the type of project and specific requirements. 999 Tree specializes in stump removal services, particularly after tree cutting projects and for very large and difficult-to-remove stumps. We are experienced in handling challenging projects and have specialized equipment suitable for such tasks. Depending on the specific requirements and the size of the stumps, we may utilize a combination of stump grinding, manual removal, or other techniques to effectively and efficiently remove the stumps from the site. Call or contact us today for a free site assessment.

our process


Safety: Throughout the entire process, our team will prioritize safety and efficiency, ensuring that the stump removal project is carried out smoothly and exceeds your expectations.


Site Assessment: Someone from our team will visit your site to assess the project requirements. We will examine the stumps, determine their size, quantity, and accessibility. Finally, we will work with you to understand your preferences and goals for the cleared area. This will help us to make the best plan and method for stump removal.


Planning and Preparation: Based on the assessment, a plan will be developed for the stump removal project. This includes selecting the appropriate equipment and determining the best methods for removing the stumps. Factors such as the size of the stumps, their location, and any potential obstacles or safety considerations will be taken into account


Determine Stump Removal Method: You can read more about the various stump removal methods we use in the FAQ section below. If stump grinding is the chosen method, a stump grinder will be used to systematically grind down each stump, turning it into wood chips or sawdust.


Clean-up: After the stumps have been removed, the area will be cleaned up. Any remaining wood chips, debris, or loose soil will be cleared away to ensure a clean and safe site. The cleared area can be further prepared for the next stage of landscaping or construction, such as grading the land or preparing it for planting.


Disposal: The removed stumps and debris will need to be properly disposed of. Depending on the service agreement, 999 Tree may handle the disposal, which could involve hauling the wood chips away or using them for mulch or other purposes.


Site Restoration: If required, the site can be restored to its desired state. This may involve backfilling the holes left by the stumps, leveling the land, or preparing it for landscaping or construction activities.


Project completion: We want to make sure that you are 100% satisfied in our work. Before we leave a job site we will make sure that all of your questions are answered and you are completely comfortable with the work that was performed.



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We understand that navigating your next project can be complex, which is why we have compiled a collection of frequently asked questions and their answers to provide you with clear and concise information.

Whether you're seeking details about our services, equipment, environmental considerations, or project timelines, this FAQ section aims to provide the answers you need. If you have any additional inquiries or require personalized assistance, our knowledgeable team is just a phone call or email away.

We're here to help you make informed decisions and ensure your concrete project needs are met with professionalism, efficiency, and environmental responsibility.

Can the stump removal service also handle stump disposal?

Yes. 999 Tree, we take care of not only stump removal but also the proper disposal of stumps and debris. Our stump disposal services ensure that the removed stumps are handled appropriately and in compliance with regulations. Here are some of the approaches we employ: Hauling Away: We gather the extracted stumps and transport them away from the site for proper disposal. Our team loads the stumps onto our trucks or trailers and takes them to designated disposal facilities. Recycling or Repurposing: Whenever possible, we aim to recycle or repurpose the removed stumps. We collaborate with recycling centers where the wood can be processed into useful materials like mulch or wood chips. This approach aligns with our commitment to sustainability and reducing waste. Grinding for Mulch: If we utilize stump grinding as the removal method, the resulting wood chips or sawdust can be repurposed as mulch. Mulch has numerous applications in landscaping, such as weed control, moisture retention, and soil improvement. Upon request, we can leave the wood chips on-site for your use as mulch or distribute them in designated areas. Before starting the project, we ensure clear communication regarding stump disposal options. Our team will provide detailed information about our disposal practices, associated costs, and address any specific concerns you may have. Proper disposal is a priority for us, as it helps us adhere to local regulations, maintain environmental standards, and leave the cleared site clean and safe.

Will stump removal damage the surrounding landscape?

Stump removal can potentially cause some temporary damage or disruption to the surrounding landscape, but professional stump removal services take precautions to minimize any adverse effects. Here are some considerations regarding potential damage: Turf and Vegetation: During stump grinding, wood chips or sawdust are produced, which can spread around the area being worked on. While efforts are made to contain the debris, it may temporarily cover surrounding turf or vegetation. However, this can often be mitigated by using protective barriers or taking extra care during the grinding process. Soil Compaction: The use of heavy equipment, such as stump grinders or excavation machinery, can lead to soil compaction in the immediate vicinity of the stump. This can affect the soil's ability to absorb water and nutrients, potentially impacting nearby plants. However, professional services take measures to minimize compaction and may utilize equipment with low ground pressure or take steps to alleviate soil compaction after the removal process. Damage to Surrounding Structures: When removing stumps, there is a possibility of accidental contact or damage to nearby structures, such as fences, walls, or utility lines. Professional stump removal services exercise caution to avoid such damage and may employ techniques like hand-digging or using precision equipment to safely navigate around obstacles. Reinstatement of Landscape: After the stump removal process, there may be a need for reinstatement of the landscape. This can involve backfilling the hole left by the stump, leveling the ground, and restoring the area to its original condition. Professional services typically offer site cleanup and restoration as part of their stump removal service to ensure the landscape is left in good condition. To minimize potential damage, it is crucial to hire experienced and reputable stump removal services, like 999 Tree Services, that have the knowledge, skills, and proper equipment to carry out the removal process with care and precision. Communication with the service provider about any specific concerns or delicate features in the surrounding landscape is also important to ensure appropriate precautions are taken.

What methods are used for stump removal?

Stump Grinding: Stump grinding is a popular and efficient method for removing tree stumps. It involves using a stump grinder, which is a specialized machine with a rotating cutting wheel or teeth. The grinder chips away the stump, gradually grinding it down to below ground level. The remaining wood chips or sawdust can be used as mulch or removed from the site. Manual Removal: Manual stump removal involves physically digging out the stump using tools like shovels, mattocks, and axes. This method is suitable for smaller stumps or when the stump is easily accessible. It requires physical effort and can be time-consuming. Manual removal may also involve cutting the roots using hand saws or chainsaws. Excavation: In certain cases, when the stump is large or deeply rooted, excavation may be necessary. This method involves using heavy machinery such as an excavator or a backhoe to dig out the entire stump along with its roots. Excavation is typically used for challenging stumps or in construction projects where the land needs to be cleared completely. Chemical Removal: Chemical stump removal involves using specific stump removal chemicals to accelerate the natural decomposition of the stump. The chemicals are applied to the stump, usually in powdered or liquid form. Over time, the chemicals cause the stump to decay, making it easier to remove. This method is relatively slow and may take several weeks or months for complete decomposition, depending on the size and type of the stump. Burning: Burning is another method used for stump removal, but it is less common due to safety concerns and local regulations. It involves igniting the stump and allowing it to burn down completely. This method requires careful supervision and may not be suitable for areas with restrictions on open burning.

How long does stump removal take?

•The duration of stump removal can vary depending on factors such as the size and number of stumps, accessibility, and the chosen removal method. •Smaller stumps may be removed within a few hours, while larger or multiple stumps may require a day or more. •It is best to call 999 Tree to get an estimate based on the specific project requirements.

Why should I remove tree stumps?

•Tree stumps can be unsightly and detract from the aesthetics of a property. •Stumps can pose tripping hazards, especially if they are hidden by vegetation or grass. •Stumps may regrow, resulting in new shoots and sprouts emerging from the stump. •Stumps can attract pests like termites, ants, or beetles, potentially causing infestations. Removing stumps allows for more effective land use, such as landscaping or construction.