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STUMP GRINDING

Stump of a freshly cut tree

Jacksonville Stump Grinding Service

TREE STUMP & DEBRIS REMOVAL

When trees have to be removed, for one reason or another, the only evidence that a tree once stood, is the stump of the tree left behind. Though some homeowners prefer not to spend any additional money removing the tree stump there are definite reasons it is a good idea. The first issue is having an unsightly tree stump still lingering in your yard. This can devalue your property and create an unsightly mess. Tree stumps can also create a hazard to playing children and animals, damage to lawn mower equipment and the opportunity for nesting of insects. Most homeowners are meticulous about their yards appearance and the removal of a tree stump is a must. Different varieties of tree stumps can even sprout new tree grown causing additional problems that will have to be addressed later on. Tree stumps take an unusually long time to completely decay away and the rotting can cause problems. As the stump rots it usually causes underground pockets of decay which is probably the most important reason for removing a tree stump. Decaying stumps will attracts many different kinds of insects, from red ants, fire and wood ants, beetles, wood-boring pests, to even termites. These insects will then present a problem for additional damage to lawns, homes and any wood-bearing structures.

Eagerton Tree Service recommends that tree stumps be remove unless the stump is in a remote location and provides slope protection to the surrounding ground preventing erosion.

Old stumps can be a pain and grinding those old stumps into mulch is an important part of the tree removal process. Stump grinding is a specialized process and needs to be completed by a stump grinding professional. This is accomplished by the use of a high- speed stump grinding machine that processes the old stump into a finely mulched material easily removed. It is important to remove the by-product of the ground stump as well. Grass will not grow over ground stump debris and even though the hole left can decay, it is a good idea to get as much of the material out. The stump grinding usually takes as much of the old stump down to 10-15 inches below ground level. Additionally, some roots may need to be ground away, or pruned to alleviate their potential damage to sidewalks, driveways and foundations.

Why Chose Eagerton Tree Service

As a professional tree service company, Eagerton Tree Service has experienced tree surgeons and technicians who remove stumps with no damage to the surrounding environment.

We take every precaution to identify underground cables, sprinkler irrigation lines, sprinkler heads and electric lines that might be in place. The actual stump grinding machine will not harm drive or walk ways and leaves only a small indentation in lawns. We can grind any size stump as long as our stump grinding machine has access to the stump of at least 3 feet width. We have a lot of experience grinding hard to get at stumps that are next to fences and structures. We have a Zero-Property Damage pledge and that is we leave your property the way we found it removing all debris and do no additional damage to plants, shrubs, lawns and existing trees and structures. This is almost as important as the tree services we provide. Most tree climbers are not concerned with the surrounding ground. Many tree companies remove trees but dropping the logs, trunks and limbs to the ground doing irreputable damage. They don’t have the right equipment to remove, trim, prune and grind. Be careful of tree services who arrive in a pick-up truck with saws and ropes. Being a licensed, insured contractor is important to protect you and your neighbors. We offer the right services, at the right price and we are both affordable and easy to work with.

How Expensive is it to Remove a Tree Stump?

At Eagerton Tree Service we provide free written estimates for all our services including stump grinding. The stump grinding cost depends on a number of factors.

  1. How large is the stump and are there additional roots that need to be addressed can determine the amount of time it will take to complete the project?
  2. Are there other concerns like removing any fencing or underground hazards like irrigation or cable lines that need to be temporarily moved?
  3. Are we removing the wood chips above the surface of the ground? Usually we rake all wood chipped ground debris into an organized pile.
  4. Did we remove the tree and are there multiple tree stumps that need to be addressed?

These and other factors can have a bearing on the price but these considerations are small compared to leaving a raised tree stump in the ground and the complications that will arise later on. At Eagerton Tree Service we pride ourselves on being the best tree service available. We love what we do and we enjoy helping customers beautify their property. Call us today at 904-823-3090 for a free consultation and estimate on your next tree removal or stump grinding project.

Debris Removal Service

As part of our tree removal, tree trimming and pruning, forestry mulching and stump grinding services, debris created from these tasks need to be addressed. Many tree service companies simply cut down trees and leave the debris created by the side of the road or on the property itself. Eagerton Tree Service understands that the aftermath of debris left from any tree service project, is a direct reflection on the company that provides the service. We know that the debris services we provide separates us from all other tree companies. We look at a debris field left, after a tree service job has been completed, as an unprofessional reminder that more cleaning up could have been done and wasn’t. All of our tree services include the removal of any debris created by the work performed. From using our 116 ft crane service to take down most trees, to the chipping of limbs and onsite removal of the tree, stalk and trunk being placed into our dump truck for easy hauling, we accomplish these service on every job site no matter how large or small. Zero-property damage and debris collection, is a process by which we address all of the jobs we undertake. Our customers have the same thing in common, as they experience a professional job well done at a price they can afford and do not have to contend with any debris left on one of our job sites.

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