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Help needed please - Tree stump removal ideas

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Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 6:43am
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sue8

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Location: Torrevieja

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Hello all, does anyone know a fairly quick way to remove a smallish tree stump from my patio it’s roots are lifting some of the tiles we think, or it was a bad tiling job in the first place.

We have cut off as much as we can but still have some above ground, is it better to keep digging round and keep cutting or is there some product we can use to speed up the process without the job being so labour intensive? My poor hubby is exhausted in this heat lol. Is there anyone close by who can get it out for us? Thank you

Cathiejstead

Sun Aug 5, 2018 10:33am

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Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 10:33am

Hi

If you go on youtube they show you several ways to remove tree stump.

Regards

PeteKnight

PeteKnight

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Sun Aug 5, 2018 12:29pm

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Location: Villamartin

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Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 12:29pm

The best way is to get a professional with a stump grinder. This is a machine designed for the job and in effect drills a hole in the ground that’s larger than the stump, so that all of the stump and the major part of the root hall is removed.

If you’re trying to dig a stump out then it’s often easier to leave at least 3-4 for of stump above the ground to act as a lever to allow you to waggle the stump around once you’ve dug around it. If you have something very solid to anchor to, you could hire a Tirfor winch to pull the stump out, but there’s a risk that the tree stump will stay where it is and the thing you’re anchoring to will fail instead.

Pete.

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