Stump Grinding

Get Rid of Stumps Once & For All

You'll never know the stump was there!

Call us today at 508-497-8628 or request a quote online

Removing a tree stump can make the difference between an inviting, usable yard - or an unsightly and hazardous space.

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These guys were great. They were here when they said they would be. They were efficient and cleaned up everything when they were done. I highly recommend them.

Ann Pemberton

Stumps are no match for us!

Whether it's a huge stump left over after cutting down a tree, a tree stump that's been rotting in place for years, or a bunch of smaller tree stumps littering your lawn, our heavy-duty stump grinder will make quick work of it.

We'll grind away the stump to 3 inches (or more) below grade, then fill the hole with the wood chips. Or, you can choose to use the wood chips as mulch elsewhere in your yard and fill the hole with topsoil so you can cover it with sod or plant a garden on top.

Sure, you can leave a tree stump where it is and let it rot away naturally - and slooowly... But there are some very good reasons why you'll want to get rid of tree stumps by grinding them out instead (click the button below to find out what they are).

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Stump grinders are large, powerful and extremely dangerous pieces of equipment. Please don't try it yourself unless you have the training, experience, and safety gear to do it correctly.

Should you Try to Remove a Stump Yourself?

The short answer is "no". While you can rent a smaller stump grinding machine, it's not much use for anything but the smallest tree stumps. Plus, you have the expense of having it delivered (unless you own a truck and trailer to transport it yourself), you'll need fuel to run it, and you'll have to figure out how to operate the machinery without tearing up your yard and shooting debris everywhere. It's not uncommon for DIYers to end up with broken windows!

Another option we've seen homeowners attempt is to wrap chains around the stump and try to pull it out with a truck. That rarely ends well (unless, perhaps, it's just a small shrub). Shredded tires, stumps flying through the rear window, or chains coming loose and whipping through the air are just some of the common outcomes.

If you have a tree stump that you want to have removed, your best option is to call in the stump removal experts. Not only is it safer, it's usually cheaper and much, much more effective!

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We could not be any happier with the work of American Climbers! They are extremely hard-working, professional and made our yard look so beautiful! They cleaned up everything when they were finished and checked to make sure that they had done everything that we expected. They even saved baby birds that were living in a broken tree. I wish I could thank them more, but I hope my review helps somebody else make a great decision!

Chelsea Twellman

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Why it's Best to Remove a Tree Stump

Tripping Hazard

Playing catch, mowing the lawn, taking a stroll around the garden - oops!

It's ugly!

Let's face it - a rotting stump in your front yard just doesn't look good

Attracts Pests

Over time, tree stumps attract pests like termites and carpenter ants

It Can Regrow

A tree stump isn't dead - often it sprouts new growth which you'll then have to continuously cut off.

Unusable Space

You can't lay sod, plant a garden, extend a deck or patio, or put in a pool while there's still a stump in the way.

Spreads Diseases

Dying tree stumps are a magnet for fungal diseases and harmful bacteria that can infect nearby plants and trees.

Why it's Best to Remove a Tree Stump

Tripping Hazard

Playing catch, mowing the lawn, taking a stroll around the garden - oops!

It's ugly!

Let's face it - a rotting stump in your front yard just doesn't look good

Attracts Pests

Over time, tree stumps attract pests like termites and carpenter ants

It Can Regrow

A tree stump isn't dead - often it sprouts new growth which you'll then have to continuously cut off.

Unusable Space

You can't lay sod, plant a garden, extend a deck or patio, or put in a pool while there's still a stump in the way.

Spreads Diseases

Dying tree stumps are a magnet for fungal diseases and harmful bacteria that can infect nearby plants and trees.