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3 Reasons To Remove That Old Tree Stump From Your Property Once & For All

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Anytime you have a tree come down on your property, whether it gets blown over in a storm, struck by lightning, professionally removed, or it just falls down on its own due to rotting or old age, you are going to have what seems like a permanent reminder in the stump that it leaves behind. If you have ever attempted to remove a stump on your own before, you are likely well aware of just how much of a headache the process can be, and if you haven't, then you are likely looking at one of the most frustrating landscaping tasks that has ever existed. While it is true that a leftover stump isn't the most beautiful accent for your landscaping, they can cause a number of additional problems as well. If you have an old stump sitting around your property, then this article is for you. In it, our team of professionals will go over several of the most important reasons to make the call to a team of skilled tree service professionals and remove that old stump from your property once and for all.

Avoid Injuries

Kids like to play, and whether they are your kids or their friends, an old tree stump can be an enticing option for an improvised playground. Unfortunately, old stumps don't always make the best playground, as it is very easy to fall off or fall over them, receiving some serious bruises and scratches, and possibly even more serious injuries. While it is bad enough if one of your kids gets hurt, if someone else's kid were to injure themselves, you could be looking at a lawsuit depending on how the other parents perceive the situation. By just going ahead and having that old stump removed, however, you can eliminate this avenue of injury for your kids and their friends entirely.

Eliminate Infestations

There are all number of pests that would love nothing more than to make that old stump in your yard their home, especially if the stump itself is rotting or decaying, and while that might not concern you over much, it can quickly become a larger problem for your home if those invading pests make their way over to your home after getting tired of the stump. Ants, termites, beetles, and a number of other pests can easily make the transition from your old stump to your home, and if they do, you could have a much more expensive issue on your hands than just removing an old stump.

Protect Your Property Value

If you are looking to sell your home anytime in the near future, investing in a professional stump removal service can be a great way to help you get the best price from your home. Old stumps can be a serious eyesore on your property, and if left in place, they can actually mean the difference between accepting a lower offer, and getting that full-price offer that you really want for your home.

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