There are two options you have to remove stumps from your property. If you want to do it yourself, you rent a stump grinder or you can hire a local company to come out and do it for you. For most people, if they do it themselves, renting a small stump grinder will not cost that much for the day. However if you’re not a professional and you have multiple or large stumps, then it's probably best to leave it to the professionals.
Stump Grinding Costs
Most homeowners don't want a stump sticking out of the ground after tree removal. Not only is it ugly but it is tedious to mow around it all the time. There are a number of ways to remove a stump, but grinding it is the preferred way. Prices vary depending if you hire a professional tree service company or you do it yourself.
Should You Rent Or Buy A Tree Stump Grinder?
Your options if you do the work yourself is to rent a tree stump grinder or buy one.Your choice will make more sense depending on how often you need a grinder. If it's a one time deal, then renting makes more economic sense while if you plan on providing a professional service, then figuring out how many jobs it takes to make it worth your while to buy a tree stump grinder. Once it’s paid for itself, then each additional job will be a net profit minus any maintenance issues that arise. Renting a grinder costs between $150-$200 per day so most homeowners choose this route. Professionals either buy a grinder if they have enough work or sub-subcontract it when the jobs come up.
Things To Consider When Buying A Stump Grinder
If you are renting a stump grinder, you just need something that gets the job done. If you’re going to buy one however, it's important that it has all the available features you want. Things to consider when buying include:
If you decide to hire a company to grind your stumps for you, you should call around and ask questions to guage their experience. Different companies charge different rates, and you can save a lot by doing some price shopping. For example:
9/7/2021 11:14:28 am
I want to get rid of a stump on my property, but I'm not sure how to go about it. It makes sense that I would want to get a professional to grind it down for me! I can see how that would make things harder for me.
10/31/2021 07:04:38 am
I love how you mentioned that if we want to hire a company to grind our stumps, we should call around and ask questions to gauge their experience. I want to hire a stump grinding service since I do not know how to do it on my own. I will be sure to gauge their experience before hiring them.
11/19/2021 07:40:35 pm
11/19/2021 07:40:55 pm
I like how you mentioned that it is important to hire stump grinding service as they are the ones that can do the job safely. My uncle mentioned to me last night that wants to get rid of the remaining tree stump in their backyard and asked if I have any idea what is the best option to do. Thanks to this informative article and I'll be sure to tell him that he should consult trusted stump grinding services as they can answer all his inquiries and will provide good-quality service.
1/21/2022 08:31:07 am
Excellent explanation, simple and to the point. Continue your excellent work!
2/3/2022 04:36:48 am
Needed to compose you a very little word to thank you yet again regarding the nice suggestions you’ve contributed here.
3/13/2022 11:41:37 am
I appreciate that you called out the option for homeowners to pursue DIY stump grinding, but that it may end up being more difficult than they expect. Often times, it's much easier and more cost effective to hire a professional.
8/4/2022 05:16:17 pm
I like what you said about how many tree stump grinding companies have discounts for multiple stumps. I have 3 trees that need to be removed. I'll have to hire a crew with the right tools to help out.
8/24/2022 05:24:31 am
What an exquisite article! Grinding a stump is often seen as a more efficient and cost-effective method of stump removal. If you have a tree stump in your yard that you would like to remove, you can hire a stump grinding service.Great article. Keep going!!
I totally agree when you said that it can be hard to mow around a stump aside from its unpleasant appearance. Because of that, I plan to hire stump removal services this weekend to address the one in my backyard. The tree there left that when there was a hurricane with strong winds that knocked it down.
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