Tree Removal and Stump Grinding
Tree services include services that are given to trees in either natural or built environment which can be pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal as well as stump grinding. This is usually done for various purposes such as obtaining raw materials for the timber industry. Tree services are important as they help remove trees or branches that are infested by pests and also to enhance visibility more so if the trees are on the roadside. Ensuring safety during tree service activity is important to avoid accidents by following safety rules and also having protective clothing. Tree services require the use of appropriate tools in pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal, stump grinding among other services. Tree services are rare in natural environments and are practiced in areas such as on the roadside, in urban and also suburban landscapes.
Tree removal is part of tree services offered. When risks to the health of surrounding vegetation, trees, and people outweigh the benefits of a given tree, tree removal is usually the last option. A tree that is threatening the beauty and appearance of a given landscape usually end up being removed. Properly trained and qualified professionals are required to remove a tree to avoid damage to the surrounding plants and structure. Tree removal depends on the landscape condition, the structure of its branches as well as the state of the given tree. Tree removal requires the use of special tools which are suited to protect surrounding vegetation and structures such as electricity and telephone cables. Competing species around a removed tree mostly if they were competing for nutrients, water and light usually develop properly once it has been removed.
Once a tree is removed, a stump is usually left behind which needs to be removed. The stump left behind usually requires to be removed through a process called stump grinding to crush it into very small pieces which are easily disposed. A stump grinder or a stump cutter is used in stumped grinding where it is fitted with a high speed rotating cutting disc which cuts the stump and the roots into very small pieces. Leaving a stump to decay for several years may bring about pests such as termites hence stump grinding helps avoid these pests. A stumps has also high chances for suckers o develop which do not have a good appearance hence stump grinding ensures that they do not sprout hence enhance appearance of a landscape.
Removing a tree is not usually a very easy decision to make hence ways of avoiding it should be sought during tree developing. Avoiding tree removal can be done through ensuring proper maintenance and care to enhance their vigor and longevity.