If You Have an Unsightly, Dangerous Stump on Your Lafayette, CO Property, We Can Take Care of It
Lafayette, Colorado is a member of Tree City USA. This nationwide movement recognizes the efforts of cities all across the country that are dedicated to having healthy urban forests. Lafayette, CO has met and exceeded many of their core standards, and is proud to keep its trees healthy and strong!
If taken care of, trees may enjoy very long and productive lives. However, throughout the years they will start to decline and, eventually, they will die. Once your tree is removed, it’s time to consider how to deal with the stump left behind. Stump grinding is often the most efficient, effective way to eliminate unsightly stumps.
A massive tree stump before removal:
... and the same area after the stump removal!
Keep Your Lafayette, CO Property Value Up With Stump Removal
With its sprawling mountain vistas, amazing recreational opportunities, access to big-city amenities, and beautiful properties, it’s no surprise that the entire front range is experiencing a major boom - and Lafayette, Colorado is no exception.
If you own property in Lafayette, CO you’re probably well aware of how valuable it is, and what you need to do to make sure it stays that way. There are several reasons why stump removal is a good move when it comes to property upkeep, including:
- It improves the look of your property
- Reduces the potential for unpredictable sucker growth
- Allows for easier replanting of the area
- Makes mowing much easier
- Removes the safety hazard of a remaining stump
- Can prevent the spread of pest disease to the remaining trees, plants, and shrubs when concerning an infested or diseased tree. This is especially true of ash trees that have been infested with emerald ash borer
- Eliminates the potential for a stump to become home to unwanted wildlife - from wasps to squirrels
- Saves money! Stump chips can be reused as mulch for flower beds
- Saves energy and frustration from the hassle of digging out a stump yourself
- Stump grinding presents an environmentally friendly solution
Sometimes, when you’re staring down the stump on your property and wondering what to do with it, it can be tempting to decide to remove it yourself. We highly recommend that you don’t!
Successful stump removal requires specialized equipment, safety training, and years of experience. In the end, hiring a professional with the proper stump grinding tools is certain to save you hours of frustration, and it may even save you a hospital visit.
Our arborists are ISA certified, which means they’ve had intensive training both in the classroom and in the field. Additionally, they keep up on their certification through continuing education. Every year we send our team members to a variety of seminars, classes, and even tree-climbing competitions so that we can always keep our edge.
We would love to help you get your property in great shape again with our stump removal services. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, give us a call at (720) 256-9056!
After The Stump Removal: Planting New Growth
It’s always sad to remove a big, mature tree whether the tree was in decline at the end of its days, infested with disease or pests, or was growing to be unsafe on your property The stump that’s left behind only adds insult to injury. We can all agree that the sooner the stump is removed, the better - but after that, you may be wanting to plant a new tree (or maybe several.)
Our expert arborists are residents of Lafayette, Colorado and the surrounding areas. Because we’re local, we understand how the natural forces unique to Colorado affect your trees, and therefore which species are best for certain locations and soil types. We would love to help you plant new trees that will stay beautiful and strong for years to come.
Taking Care of Lafayette, Colorado’s Urban Forest
At Blue River Forestry & Tree Care, we love trees and are committed to the health and care of yours! We offer all aspects of arboriculture, including; tree trimming and pruning, tree removal, stump grinding, tree planting, emerald ash borer consultation and treatment, plant health care services, and forestry services.
We are fully insured and employ ISA Certified Arborists. We have the machinery, experience, and staff to manage all of your tree care needs, and provide tree care services to Boulder, Colorado, Broomfield, Louisville, Lafayette, Longmont, and Erie.
Are your Trees in Tip-Top Shape?
Call for a no obligation, free tree care evaluation, call (720) 256-9056