If you’ve ever had a tree felled on your property, you may be left with a stump and a decision to make. Should you put in the effort or spend the money to have the stump removed? Couldn’t you just leave it where it is? If you ask us, we’ll nearly always say remove it—and with good reason! Here are a few of the many benefits of removing that stump:
Restore Curb Appeal You probably don’t need us to tell you that a tree stump can be a major eyesore. It’s missing the spreading branches and bright foliage that once made it beautiful, so all you’re left with is a bare, brown patch on your lawn. Removing the stump will return your property to a clean and well-maintained state.
Prevent Injury or Damage A tree stump in your yard can become a safety hazard when you or one of your loved ones trip over it. A stump can also pose a risk to your lawn equipment, as running over it with a lawn mower is sure to cause extensive damage to the blades. The safe and economical choice is to remove the stump before it can cause any damage or injury.
Protect Your Other Plants A forgotten stump on your lawn is sure to attract fungi, rot, and pests, including carpenter ants and other insects, all of which can spread to other areas of your property. If you want to protect your landscaping and house from these kinds of pests, then stump removal is the way to go.
Avoid More Difficult Removal You might think you can just leave the stump where it is and get around to removing it later, but the stump has other ideas. While it waits to be removed, its roots may continue to grow and dig deeper into the earth, and you may even see new growth in the form of shoots sprouting up around the base of the stump. These don’t just make an ugly tree stump even more of a blemish on your property; they also begin their own root systems that will make later stump removal much more difficult.
Southeastern Tree Removal doesn't only remove trees from your property. We can help you with your tree stump removal also. Call us today!