Do you have a palm in your garden that needs to be removed? It’s hard to see a tree removed but a palm tree removal Willowbank may be necessary when hazards arise. Then once removed, it leaves a stump. What should you do with the stump on the ground?
It is better to have the stump removed for surety reasons. Here are some situations why leaving a tree stump behind and why ignoring the need for stump removal service is a bad idea.
Stumps become an annoyance
Tree stumps left in your yard can make moving around troublesome, especially when mowing the lawn. How many times have you tried maneuvering around tree stump only to end up on top of it and destroying your lawnmower or weedwhacker? Now you have a headache and have to shell out extra money to have your equipment prepared.
Stumps invite pests
As the stump rots out, the wood becomes a perfect home for pests. It attracts pests like beetles, ants, and termites, which can make their way to your property. It may not be a problem with your garden, they will cause problems for wood structures nearby, especially termites. To help protect your home and property from wood-eating pests, it is best to remove the tree along with the stump.
Common hazards of tree stumps
Perhaps you have grown accustomed to stump presence in your yard and learned how to avoid it. However, it may be trouble for visitors and neighbours who don’t notice stump in your yard. Tree stumps cut low to the ground may cause tripping danger. For example, you’re hosting a gathering and your guests who are not familiar with your yard might not see the tree stump and could end up falling and hurting themselves. Stumps pose greater hazards to young children and seniors, so removal is best to prevent stump related accidents. Get stump removal services right away, especially if you plan on hosting barbeques and gatherings.