Tree stumps are not only unsightly, but they can also be a safety hazard, and often attract unwanted pests and disease. Maybe you recently had a tree removed but decided to leave the stump behind. Maybe the stump was there when you moved into your house. Whatever the reason, here’s some food for thought when deciding if that pesky stump should stay or be removed.
Benefits of Removing A Tree Stump
That tree stump in your yard could be causing more harm than you realize.
You’ve finally got rid of that dying oak that was threatening your house, but now you’re left with a large unsightly tree stump in the middle of your front yard. You can spot things growing in the crevices, and you’re convinced your neighbor’s daughter – who can’t seem to stop playing on it – is going to really hurt herself one day.
When many property owners think about maintaining the trees on their property they may only think about trimming branches and cutting down dead trees. However, there is another piece of the puzzle many property owners overlook. That is, what to do with the stump that is left behind when the tree is removed. If you have a stump left behind on your property, grinding it down is the best. Not the least of which is it will improve the appearance of your property.