Did You Cut Down Trees Around Your Property? 3 Reasons To Hire Professionals To Remove The Stumps

Want to improve your home's curbside appeal? Learn different ways to implement trees and what professional tree services can do to help in this blog.

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Your home is where you should feel proud and happy to welcome others to the most important space in your life. There are many ways mature trees add to curbside appeal, from providing shade to looking majestic and adding to the feel of permanence. Well-tended, mature trees add value to your home, and using a professional tree service will keep your trees looking their best. A good tree service will know how to trim large trees safely, while keeping their shape attractive without damaging their health and growth. Untended trees look messy, and the risk of branches falling during a storm or high winds increases with the age of your trees and the length of time they’ve gone without proper care. Learn different ways to tend to your trees and what professional tree services can do to help in this blog.


Did You Cut Down Trees Around Your Property? 3 Reasons To Hire Professionals To Remove The Stumps

20 September 2021
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Most homeowners avoid removing the stumps in their yard because the process is complicated and may be costly. However, leaving this stump behind may also be equally costly. There are several benefits of removing a tree stump. If you are wondering if you should invest in professional stump removal services, here are a few compelling reasons to do so.

Stumps Might Lead to the Tree Regrowing

When you leave a stump, the roots may continue to grow, causing harm to the environment or various structures. For instance, these roots can grow under your home and compromise its foundation. Although these roots may finally decompose, they will likely have caused a lot of damage before they do. 

Additionally, if the stump is not treated or removed promptly, you may notice new sprouts. If these sprouts are left to grow, you will have another tree within a few years. In addition, these sprouts use up the nutrients and water in the soil, which might negatively affect the growth of the flowers or vegetation in your yard. Therefore, after cutting down a tree, it is best to have its stump removed to prevent the growth of another tree in the same location.

Dead Stumps Trigger a Pest Infestation

If you cut down a tree and leave the stump, it starts decomposing. However, the process of decomposing is very slow, creating an ideal place for pests to hide in. As a result, you will start noticing ants, termites, and other pests coming out of the dead stump. These pests might spread to the rest of the yard and eventually move to your house. Therefore, to avoid a pest infestation, you should remove all the stumps in your yard.

Enhance the Curb Appeal

If you cut down several trees and leave the stumps, they will look unappealing, reducing the value and beauty of your home. Most potential homebuyers are very keen when choosing a home, and they are always wary of a property with unattractive structures and stumps in the yard. By removing the stumps, you can greatly improve the appeal of your home and create more space. This space can be used to grow a garden or install features that can improve the appearance and property value. You may also leave the area open for your children to play.

When you cut down trees, you should also have the stumps removed. This is because stumps could lead to more tree growth, pest infestation, and ruin the beauty of your property. Therefore, if you have stumps in your yard, it may be time to contact stump removal professionals.