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4 Reasons Why You Should Remove the Stump Along With the Tree!

Whenever you are thinking of removing a tree from your property, you are also faced with the decision of having the company remove the stump as well. Stump removal is an added cost to tree removal service, but well worth the price. Stumps that are left behind can cause a number of problems in the future. If you are undecisive on whether or not to remove a stump, then this article is for you. I will highlight a few good factors and explain some benefits of removing the stump that will hopefully help you make you decision!

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Unappealing

Speaking from an aesthetic opinion, tree stumps aren’t a very appealing landscaping feature. If you want to keep your curb appeal and property value high, while maintaining a beautiful landscape, remove the stump along with the tree.

Stumps Attract Insects

When stumps are left in place on your lawn for a long period of time, they will eventually start to rot. Dead tree stumps can be a breeding ground for bugs. In addition to the more common bugs, such as ants or beetles, dead tree stumps can also attract termites. While it might not seem like they pose a huge threat out in your yard, many of these pest can make their way into your home causing future infestations!

Hazardous

When a tree stump remains in you yard, you will get used to seeing it day in and day out. If you have frequent guests to your home, they may not be as familiar with the stump. Stumps can be a tripping hazard and it is possible for you to be held liable for any injuries caused.

One of the best reasons to remove a tree stump from your yard, is to make sure you and your guests are safe from any accidents.

Avoid Unwanted New Growth

Usually a tree stump will die shortly after being cut. However, this is not always the case. A tree stump can last for several months after the tree itself has been cut down. When a stump experiences regrowth, it can sap the nutrients from the surrounding soil, causing a problem for the rest of vegetation in your yard.

Now that you understand the risks and benefits of stump removal, you need to find a trusted local tree service.

Mathews Tree Service offers affordable stump grinding and stump removal.

Call and schedule your free estimate today! 941-303-3252

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