Stump Grinding Farmington Hills, MI

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Stump Grinding Services Near Farmington Hills, MI

If you need stump grinding or stump removal, look no further than Farmington Hills Tree Pros.

Our team of ISA Certified Arborists have years of experience providing safe, efficient stump grinding for residential and commercial properties.

Unlike tree removal, simply cutting down a tree does not eliminate the stump that remains. Stump grinding is the process of removing the entire stump and root system to below ground level.

Proper stump grinding helps reclaim your lawn or landscaping bed and makes way for future planting and landscaping projects.

Stump grinding should be left to the professionals. Attempting to remove a stump on your own with limited equipment can be dangerous, damaging to your property, and ineffective.

Our Farmington Hills tree service company’s stump grinding team uses powerful, professional-grade equipment to pulverize stumps of all sizes, leaving nothing behind but soil and sawdust.

In addition to making your yard look better, stump grinding provides important practical benefits:

  • Removes tripping hazards from stumps protruding above ground
  • Prevents regrowth from stump roots and shoots
  • Allows for decompaction and aeration of the soil
  • Prepares the area for drainage, re-grading, or future planting
  • Improves aesthetics by eliminating unsightly stumps

Our arborists evaluate each stump removal project to determine the proper techniques and equipment needed to remove the stump quickly and efficiently.

We take great care to protect your yard, landscaping, underground utilities, and other property during the grinding process.

Don’t let an unattractive, protruding stump take away from the beauty and functionality of your landscape.

With stump grinding, we can restore your property and allow you to reclaim the area for more productive use. Contact us today to schedule affordable stump removal!

Process We Follow for Stump Grinding

Inspection and Planning

Every stump grinding job begins with a careful inspection of the stump by our ISA Certified Arborist technicians. We evaluate the size, age, and condition of the stump, as well as check for any encroaching roots, underground utilities, or other potential obstacles. Our arborists determine the appropriate equipment and techniques to safely and effectively remove the stump.

Tree and Root Protection

Before grinding, we take steps to protect any nearby trees or shrubs from damage. This may include cutting invasive surface roots or installing protective wood blocks. We avoid damaging underground utility lines during the grinding process.

Clearing and Setup

We clear away any debris, wood chips, or other material from around the stump that could interfere with grinding. Our crew sets up safety cones/barriers as needed to prevent injury or property damage.

Stump Grinding

Using powerful, specialized equipment, our technicians systematically grind away the stump and root system until nothing remains except soil and sawdust. Stumps of all sizes can be removed 12 inches below ground or more depending on the site.

Cleanup and Finishing

Once grinding is complete, we gather up all remaining wood chips, sawdust, and debris, leaving the area clean and ready for you to begin re-landscaping or a new project. We can also transport the stump grinding debris away for disposal if desired.

Customer Walkthrough

Your Farmington Hills Tree Pros arborist will walk you through the completed stump grinding and address any questions. We can provide guidance on how best to reclaim the area through drainage, soil improvement, or replanting.

With our systematic process and professional equipment, we can grind virtually any stump quickly and safely. Proper planning helps protect your property and ensures the stump and roots are completely removed the first time. Contact us today to schedule stump grinding at your home or business!

Cost of Stump Grinding in Farmington Hills, MI

The cost of stump grinding depends on a number of factors:

  • Size of the stump – Larger stumps require more grinding time and resources
  • Number of stumps – We offer discounts for multiple stumps on the same property
  • Location – Difficult to access stumps cost more for maneuvering equipment
  • Surface root issues – Extensive surface roots must be cleared before grinding
  • Disposal needs – We offer full debris cleanup and disposal for an additional fee

The average price range for stump grinding is $3 to $7 per inch diameter. Very large stumps typically max out around $200. Call us for an exact stump grinding quote after one of our ISA Certified Arborists inspects your project.

As the leading local company for tree care, we offer very competitive pricing without sacrificing quality service. Financing options are available to help make professional stump removal affordable. Contact us to learn more about your budget options!

Examples of Our Tree Service Projects in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Great Reasons to Choose Us

Quality Services

Our ISA-certified arborists use industry best practices to ensure safe, high-quality tree care.

Licensed & Insured

We are licensed, bonded, and insured for your peace of mind.


Our flexible scheduling makes it easy to book tree services when it’s convenient for you.

Free Consultations

We provide free estimates and consultations for all new customers.

Customer Satisfaction

Excellent service and fair pricing result in happy customers. See our 5-star reviews.

Affordable Pricing

As a local company, we offer very reasonable rates on all tree services.

FAQs About Stump Grinding ini Farmington Hills, Michigan

How long does it take to grind a stump?

On average, we can grind a standard 12-inch diameter stump within 30 minutes. Very large stumps may take 1-2 hours for full removal. We use the most powerful equipment to work as efficiently as possible.

Will you grind the roots below ground?

Yes, we grind not just the visible stump but the entire root system 12 inches below ground or more depending on the site. This prevents regrowth while allowing for decompaction.

Do I need to clear anything before you arrive?

We ask that you remove any fencing, decorative rocks, pots, or other items that immediately surround the stump. We will handle the rest of the clearing prior to grinding.

Should I worry about damaging my driveway or underground lines?

No, we take precautions to prevent any damage to your property. The grinding does not harm concrete or asphalt driveways.

What size stumps can you remove?

We have equipment to handle stump diameters ranging from 8 inches to 48 inches and beyond. There is no tree stump too big or small for our team to remove!

How will you protect my lawn and landscaping?

We place protective mats/blocks around any lawn or landscaping near the stump. We are also careful to avoid invasive surface roots from nearby trees.

What will the area look like after grinding?

We leave the area clean by removing all wood chips, sawdust, and debris. The remaining hole will be filled in level with the surrounding ground.

Should I plant something after stump removal?

We recommend reclaiming the area with either new plants or grass seed after amending the soil. This prevents settling and improves drainage.

How long should I wait to plant after stump grinding?

Most homeowners can plant or sod the area 2-3 weeks after stump removal. Waiting allows any underlying sawdust to settle so the new plants have firm ground.

Do you provide tree stump removal only or can I hire you for full tree services?

We offer complete tree care along with stump grinding! Contact our Pros for all your needs: tree removal, pruning, cabling, firewood, plant health care, and more. Our arborists have the expertise to handle any project for your trees and landscape.

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This is the best tree service I have ever used! They were able to save a tree I thought was a goner. Their arborists really know what they are doing. The prices are very fair too.
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I highly recommend this tree service company. They pruned and shaped my trees and did an excellent job. They were on time, worked efficiently, and left my yard looking great. 
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I used this tree service for routine pruning and maintenance on the trees on my commercial property. They did high quality work on schedule and on budget. I will continue to use them.
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