When you have trees that are on your property you have to make sure that they are maintained. You also want to make sure you know when the tree needs to be trimmed and pruned. You also want to make sure that you know when a tree might need to be removed from the yard. The tree can be damaged in a storm or from poor health. When the tree is removed from the soil there is always a stump that is left behind. The stump is something that even though the tree is gone can still block the area of the yard that it is in. The stump is something that some people are unsure about what to do about. TREEGUY.com outlines why the best thing you can do is to have the stump removed from your yard.
Tree Stumps are Trip Hazards
When kids and adults want to hang out and run around, the yard is often the way to go. The yard is a great place to do that because you are outdoors and you have space to move around. The problem is that if there is anything that is in the ground that you may not see immediately it can act as a trip and fall hazard. When you have a tree removed and decide to leave the stump this is an area of the yard that can be dangerous. The stump can be something that people can trip on and fall. This could be a claim that you need to bring to your homeowners insurance if there is a serious injury. You want to make sure that for the safety of the people that are at your house you have it removed. This is done when you hire someone to grind the stump down or you have it removed completely from the property.
A Tree Stump has Negative Effect on Curb Appeal
When you have a tree in the yard that is damaged and has to be removed it can already have an effect on the appeal of your yard. One of the things that a potential buyer will look for is the first impression that they get when the pull up to the house. That is why the curb appeal is important to any home. When the tree has been removed it can decrease the curb appeal but a left over stump can be even worse. The look of the stump is an eyesore and can be a problem for the overall value of your home. You want to make sure that you call out a professional to come and remove the stump or grind it down. This will help to improve the overall look and increase the curb appeal of your property.
Tree Stumps Attract Termites & Other Insects
When you have a stump in the yard the wood is now exposed. The problem is that any wood that is exposed and left uncovered can attract pests such as termites as well as ants to name a few. If you want to keep pests out of your yard it is best to remove what might be attracting them. The best thing you can do is to make sure that the stump is off the property.
Tree Stump Grinding, Root Removal & More in Gorham, Lewiston, Brunswick, Saco, Cape Elizabeth & Greater Portland, Maine
Stump removal is ideal when you want to replant while stump grinding is cheaper. TREEGUY.com can come out to grind your tree stump or remove itentirely from your yard. Call us today for a consultation and recommendation.