Do you want to remove a tree stump in your yard so that you can use the area where the tree once was for a different purpose? Stump grinding is a safe, efficient, and complete tree stump removal. A stump grinder is a heavy piece of equipment that a trained and experienced professional should only operate from a tree removal service.
How much would it cost?
One of the common questions homeowners ask is how much is stump grinding cost. Tree removal companies have different ways to calculate how much it costs.
Charge by the stump. This is the most common way most companies charge homeowners. They also offer a discounted rate on the succeeding stumps. They may also offer a flat rate for ten stumps and then set an additional cost on the succeeding stumps.
Charge by the diameter. Most companies charge per diameter of the stump and could charge the minimum. Make sure to know the diameter of the old tree and calculate the diameter, especially if you have a lot of stumps you want to be removed. If you are uncertain about calculating the cost, ask your tree arborist about it.
Charge by the hour. Other companies will charge you by the hour if you hire them for a big project involving dozens or hundreds of stumps to be removed.
On average in Australia, the minimum cost of a stump grinding job goes between $120 and $200. Then the amount of time needed for the job will determine the total cost. Depending on the factors listed above, the cost per hour will be around $200. Usually, a single stump grinding job can be completed within 15-25 minutes.