Storms damage trees. Chain saws cut them down. And what remains? The hard-to-remove stumps. Why are stumps so hard to get out of the ground? Well, underneath the stump are strong roots. If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, good luck digging and chopping with your shovel and axe. After all that hard work, how are you going… Read more »
Category: Tree Stump Removal
The Importance of Storm Damage Cleanup Services
Residents of New Jersey deal with coastal storms and heavy rain storms each year. Sometimes, they’re worse than others, especially if a hurricane hits the southeast coast of the country. The storm can weaken but travel up the coast to the tri-state area causing damages to landscapes and properties in certain areas. It’s beneficial to… Read more »
Tips For Winterizing Your Trees
The trees in your yard can always benefit from your attention and care. With winter coming, trees can be “winterized” to lessen the chance of cold weather damage. First, prune (cut off) any dead or broken limbs you see on the tree. Ideally, you should make a 45-degree angle cut in the limb about six… Read more »
How to Determine If a Tree Can Be Saved After a Storm
People often love and appreciate trees in their yard the way they love their pets. If and when something goes wrong, like a storm comes through and tries to knock a beloved tree down, the property owner feels bad. After all, we get used to the trees in our yard and ideally we don’t want… Read more »
Termites Love Neglected Tree Stumps
Nobody wants termites and other insects infesting their home or the surrounding yard. If you have dead trees or plants on your property, it’s important to have them removed by a professional like Big Foot Tree Service. Termites thrive on and are attracted to dead trees. Termites have mouths that tear at pieces of woody… Read more »
Reasons to Remove a Tree Stump
Tree stumps are unsightly. They make an otherwise nicely kept yard look like someone forgot to get rid of something that causes numerous problems. An old stump makes a yard look forgotten. These days, people have high standards when it comes to the exteriors of their homes and their landscaping, especially in suburban areas where… Read more »
How to Maintain a Healthy Tree
When you plant a tree in your yard, you’re investing in a life that you’ll be able to see grow tall and healthy if taken care of properly. To ensure the healthy life of a young tree, here are a couple tips to keep your tree or trees growing for a long time. Pick the… Read more »
When Does a Deteriorating Tree Become Dangerous to Your Property?
Trees are one of the greatest assets of a property. They provide shade, increase land value and help with drainage. Trees are a valuable investment, but one that can be susceptible to a variety of natural problems. From disease to weather, there are a large number of factors that can be devastating to a tree,… Read more »
The Importance of Trees on Your Property
Trees play a significant role in our environment, and they also have many great benefits when we have them on our property. They provide shade and a cooler atmosphere during warmer months of the seasons. Like any other plant, we have to take proper care of them, so they don’t die from unwanted circumstance. Why… Read more »
Is It Essential to Remove a Tree Stump?
Although a tree stump may be an eyesore in your yard, you may be wondering whether it’s a necessity to have it removed, or whether you can wait for it to decay or make it a problem for a later day. Although by definition it is not necessary to have it removed, it is the… Read more »
Here’s What You Should Know About Stump Grinding Services
Do you live near mountains or forest in northern New Jersey? Most people think of New Jersey as “all city,” but there are actually a lot of tree-filled rural/suburban communities in the state. Stump Removal vs Stump Grinding Services When people have trees cut down, sometimes they leave the stump… but most times they take… Read more »
The Different Ways to Remove a Tree Stump
Tree stumps are like pimples– they exist but most people don’t want them! Indeed, stumps can mess up the look of an otherwise pristine yard/landscape. Nine times out of ten, people want their stumps removed, and there are several ways to make this happen. Generally, there are four ways to remove tree stumps: digging them… Read more »
Methods for Removing a Tree Stump
Tree stumps are an eye sore and can get in the way of landscaping and enjoying your yard. A leftover stump might not bother some people, but if you prefer to have it removed, here are a few ways to do so. You can try several methods for removing a stump; some may not work… Read more »
Why You Should Hire a Professional to Remove a Tree Stump
Tree stumps in our yards can become real eyesores that we want to be removed as soon as possible. You could go out and try to remove it yourself but that can become very time-consuming, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing. That’s why you are better off hiring a professional to remove that… Read more »
Why Tree Stump Removal is the Smart Play
Trees come with many benefits, such as adding aesthetic appeal to a home, providing the comfort of shade and privacy from onlookers. However, there are many instances where trees in the yard are more burden than benefit, especially if all that’s left is a stump. If you have gotten to this point of being tired… Read more »
Signs Your Tree has Expired
How do you know if your tree is dead? One way to check is to scratch the bark on the shoots of your tree using your thumbnail or a knife. Stems with green under the bark are still alive, while those with brown under the bark are dead. Other telltale signs of dead trees can… Read more »
Will Tree Stumps Grow Back?
Oftentimes you’ll have that one tree or bush in the yard that annoys you. So, you cut it down as best as you can, to the bottom leaving just a stump. You think you’ve conquered it. However, stumps can and do “grow back.” Yikes! It’s NOT common for evergreen coniferous shrubs and trees to grow… Read more »
Don’t Let Tree Stumps Become an Unnecessary Issue
If you plan on having a tree removed from your yard, you may be wondering whether or not it is really necessary to get rid of the sump. While it may seem like no big deal, we’re here to tell you why there are actually quite a few reasons you should have tree stumps removed…. Read more »
The Evolution of Tree Stump Removal Equipment
Tree stump removal equipment has come a long way. Back in the 1800s, trees were chopped down by hand using double-bit and grub axes. Pioneers sweated their way westward, chopping down trees from Ohio to California as America grew and new areas were settled. In the old days, trees were generally cut in the winter… Read more »
Don’t Get Stuck with Stump Issues – Remove It Today!
Regardless of the reason, when you decide to cut down a tree in your yard you face the question of whether or not to remove its stump. Now you might think that you don’t need to because you don’t see it affecting your yard in any way. However that is not case at all and… Read more »
What Types of Bugs Are Attracted to Your Tree Stumps?
If you have dead trees or tree stumps in your yard or on your lawn, there is a big chance that there may be bugs inhabiting that area. These bugs may not be the bugs you want all over your stumps or even on your lawn; they could do damage to the appearance of your… Read more »
5 Reasons to Remove a Tree Stump From Your Yard
Did you decide that it was finally time to remove a tree from your property, only to realize that a certain part of the tree was left behind? We’re talking about the tree stump of course, which often remains in homeowner’s yards even after the rest of the tree has been cut and removed. Some… Read more »
Do Tree Stumps Grow?
It’s that time of year, again, when people are starting to get outside and look over their yards, doing spring clean-up and more. As the weather warms up, the grass gets greener, flowers spring up out of the ground, and colorful leaves begin to fill up the trees in New Jersey. And then there are… Read more »
Can Tree Stumps Cause a Termite Problem?
You do not want pesky termites eating away at parts of your house, let alone even taking residence in your yard. If termites find a place in your yard to take up residence, once they finish their collective meals and need a new place to gnaw on, you know where they’re headed? Right for your… Read more »