Tips for Digging Out a Stump from Your Backyard
If you have a tree that has grown too big for your yard, the best thing to do is hire professional caretakers to cut it down and remove the stump. If you can’t afford this service, or if you are not sure how to find professionals in your area, here are some tips on what to do when removing those pesky stumps from your backyard.
If your yard is not level and there are obstacles underneath where the stump sits, then you will need to hire a professional for this type of job as it can get very complicated because of all the in-ground objects that may be blocking them from digging out the stumps. Stump grinding Chilliwack is a best option in this situations.
If your yard is clean enough and flat enough so that there are no obstacles under where the stump sits then you can use tools like an axe or shovel to dig out around one side of the stump until only about half of it remains above ground level. Then use a sledgehammer to break apart pieces and pull them away from its base with a crowbar or pry bar. Once broken into smaller chunks, these should be easy to move by hand using a shovel or pitchfork. Still, it’s best to leave this jobs to professionals.
Call around and ask family members or friends if they know any good companies who could help with this type of job. Search online for “tree removal near me” and see which company offers the cheapest rates. Google will show listings of tree service providers near where you live! When choosing a company make sure they offer the type of service you are looking for. For example, if a company offers tree removal and stump grinding services that may be more expensive than just hiring them to dig out your backyard stumps.
Do some research to see which service provider has the best reviews and testimonials. When hiring a company for this type of job, it is important that you get everything in writing before starting the work. This will avoid any misunderstandings later on down the line.