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Cutting down a tree may seem like a major project, but it’s actually more straightforward compared with removing a stump. With stump removal, there are a lot more factors involved. This is the same reason why it is not usually included in the cost of tree removal. This is also why many homeowners just choose to have old stumps in their yards.

Stump removal is not easy, but it is doable. With the right techniques and equipment, even regular homeowners can get the job done. But it would take a lot of effort—in fact, it is potentially dangerous. That is why hiring a professional is the recommended route.

It does not make a lot of sense to leave the stump sitting there after having a tree removed. But these are the three main reasons why property owners should get rid of those stumps: they are unsightly, they take up valuable space, and they are hazardous.

With a lot of stumps all over the property, it’s not possible to enjoy a wide and clear yard. These stumps will also have to be cleared if the owner wants to construct something or plant a new tree. They also distract from the beauty of the yard. Stumps tend to rot and ruin the landscape.

They are also dangerous because they get camouflaged by grass, weeds, and other plants over time. They become tripping hazards for everyone in the family.

How is Stump Removal Done?

Some stumps are easier to remove than others. Therefore, different techniques can be applied. This is another reason to hire a certified arborist. They will be able to assess the yard and the stumps and apply the right methods that are appropriate.

Pine stumps, for example, are easier to remove than stumps from a deciduous tree. The roots of pine trees tend to be wide, flat, and relatively shallow. Deciduous trees stumps’ roots tend to be long and deep.

What makes a stump easier to remove is the age and size of the tree. Older stumps are generally easier to grind out because they are more likely to be rotted. Smaller stumps are also easier to remove than large ones, for obvious reasons.

If homeowners want to go the DIY route, there are a few options: removing them by hand, using chemicals, etc. It’s all about using a shovel, a digging bar, an axe, a four-wheel-drive truck, and some chain.

But if they want to conserve their energy and spend their time doing something more productive, like attending to their other responsibilities, it’s a good idea to hire professionals, like the ones from Joel’s Pro Tree Service.

Joel’s Pro Tree Service will use a stump grinder to turn the trunk into wood chips. It’s an economical, cost-effective, and less time-consuming approach.

If the homeowner hires a professional to do the job, the arborist will likely assess the property first. They will take a look at the stumps in question and figure out the best approach. They will then use a heavy machine, the stump grinder, to grind the stump into tiny pieces, until there is nothing left sitting above the soil line.

The entire process generally takes about an hour—much faster than if the homeowners decide to do it by themselves. There is also a guarantee that the job will be done efficiently.

Tree experts are trained to ensure that the stump is ground down as far as possible to ensure that the root ball is damaged enough to prevent future growth. After a stump has been ground, it is typically completed to a few inches below the earth that are then covered with dirt and dust from the process. After a certain period of time, the remaining below-ground portion will decay.

Certified arborists can get rid of these stumps so that property owners can move on with future construction projects—or even plant new trees.

They may also use other methods, depending on what’s appropriate for the stump, depending on its size, age, and the number of stumps that need to be eliminated. Many companies will haul away old tree stumps for an additional fee or include it in the cost of the service.

How Much Does Stump Removal Cost?

The average price for professional stump removal is around $165, but prices may vary depending on a number of factors. Professional companies may charge based on different criteria: by diameter, by total number of stumps, the age of stump, the soil condition, the type of tree stump, and more.

Some companies charge based on the diameter of the stump that needs to be removed. This means homeowners can expect to pay around $2 to $3 per inch of diameter. Most companies charge a minimum of $100 per project.

Many companies offer price breaks to customers who have more than one stump that needs to be removed. For example, they may charge $100 to $150 for the first stump and between $30 and $50 for each additional stump.

In the event that a large expanse of land has to be cleared, and a huge number of stumps have to be removed along with it, tree service companies will most likely offer to work for a flat hourly fee. On average, customers are typically charged around $150 per hour.

Joel’s Pro Tree Service offers upfront pricing and no hidden fees. Call Joel’s Pro Tree Service: 1-937-219-1827 for a free estimate.

Equipment Used for Stump Removal

Removing a stump manually won’t work if the person doing it does not have any experience or knowledge about stumps or trees. It is more time-consuming and even more dangerous to attempt a tree removal with a DIY approach.

For manual stump removal, a shovel, a mattock, a chainsaw, and a rake are often used to dig up the stump. This should be done strategically to eliminate the root of the tree and prevent further growth.

Another approach is to just rent a stump grinder, a machine that removes tree stumps by using a rotating cutting disc that chips away the wood. They can be the size of a lawn mower or as large as a truck. The grinders use a high-speed disk with teeth that grinds the stump and roots into small chips.

A typical stump grinder uses a cutter wheel with fixed carbide teeth. Its movements are controlled by hydraulic cylinders to push the cutter head laterally through the stump, and to raise and lower it.

Stump grinders come in different horsepower ratings. This refers to the size of the motor that powers the grinder wheel. The more horsepower, the larger the stump it could handle. This is also means it can finish the job quicker.

A professional will be able to assess the situation and bring the proper equipment to the job site. Tree service companies can also backfill and clean the area leaving little trace of the removal process, and giving the homeowner a clean slate to work with.

What Types of Trees Are Native To Ohio?

Joel’s Pro Tree Service has plenty of locations all over Ohio. And so the company’s professional arborists are always encountering all sorts of trees that are native to the state.
Among the many trees native to Ohio is Cercis Canadensis, also known as Redbud, which
blooms in April. It reaches a height of 30 feet.

The Tulip Tree, or Lirodendron tuliperfera, is the tallest tree of eastern forests with the straightest trunks. It blooms late spring to early summer.

Platanus occidentalis or American Sycamore and Tilia Americana or American Linden are also among the trees native to Ohio. These are the trees that are expected to thrive over the next several decades, and are therefore good choices for homeowners and property managers who want to develop strong trees. With climate change increasing temperatures, tree health and development are affected in different ways based on their species. Joel’s Pro Tree Service is not just about cutting trees and removing stumps—the company is dedicated to nurturing the health of the plants as well as the property.

Other common trees found in Ohio are the following: Bitternut Hickory, Black Oak, Black Walnut, Bur Oak, American, Basswood, American Beech, American Elm, Black Cherry, Black Maple, Eastern Hemlock, Red Maple, Eastern Red Cedar, Sugar Maple, and Scarlet Oak.

Homeowners looking to plant more trees should consider the following: American Sweetgum, Blackjack Oak, Common Persimmon, Post Oak, and Eastern Redbud, because these tree species are adapting well to the shifting temperatures. Northeast Ohio could become a more promising habitat for these trees.

Certified arborists understand the nature of these tree species because cutting down trees is just a part of what they do. Joel’s Pro Tree Service offers a range of tree services that cultivate the health of the entire property, and actually add value to the landscape. The crew can provide tree trimming, stump grinding, tree stump removal, tree cabling, and even tree planting.

The company is no stranger to difficult tasks. Experienced arborists can provide the fast and efficient service homeowners need when it comes to the trees in their property.

Joel’s Pro Tree Service offers services that will improve the health of trees, shrubs, and even the land located in the property. Beyond removing trees and grinding stumps, the company also offers hazardous tree assessment, and comprehensive plant health care, among others.

The company says it is dedicated to making its clients happy while providing high quality and affordable prices.

Joel’s Pro Tree Service will leave the yard in better shape than how they found it. Learn more about the tree removal process. Visit the company’s website at: and get a free estimate within hours, not days!

Call Joel’s Pro Tree Service: 1-937-219-1827



It does not matter if you are a commercial or a residential customer. Our expert tree removal services are suitable for a construction project, or simply to beautify your home. Joel’s Pro Tree Services can handle all your tree needs. Our professional and timely crews have years of in the field experience, and the proper equipment to handle any kind of tree services. We can help you remove a diseased branch from falling on your roof. We can also help with tree stump removal as well as trimming and shaping trees for aesthetic beauty as well as safety.

Joel’s Pro Tree Service is a full-service tree care contractor with the equipment to manage any challenging arbor related issue you have. We value our customers, and it’s our pledge to leave the property looking better than when we arrived. That means doing the job the right way, the first time, and cleaning up after the job is done. 

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    Joel and his team were fast, professional and competitively priced! I called for a quote in the morning and the tree was gone by supper time.

    The crew was friendly, efficient, and they picked up every last twig from the old apple tree.
    If you need a tree removed/stump ground, Joel. Bonus: I even asked Beavercreek Rental if the price was good, and it endorsed both the price and Joel’s business.

    -Robert Strong
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    Joel is experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to tree care. When we had our last storm he took care of several fallen trees. I recommend him if you’re looking for quality work that isn’t priced like all the big name companies.

    -Briggs Powers
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    Based on his excellent on-line reviews, I hired Joel to cut down three trees in my yard and was quite pleased with the overall results. He is very professional, friendly, courteous and ethical. I would highly recommend Joel and his team.

    -Mahmood Tabatabaie
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    We met Joel while he was working with our neighbor. Just asked him for an estimate on some work with us. Within 90 minutes he had two stumps ground and a tree taken down. Joel has a great work ethic and his prices are great. Very happy from start to finish. Would highly recommend this company

    -Joellen Nichols
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    He came out on a Sunday after a tree fell on the house and was the only guy that looked me in the eye and talked professionally. Would definitely recommend and will use again in the future

    -Michael Hess
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    They did a really wonderful job! The prices were fair and they were willing to remove my tree in northern Kentucky. I spoke to Joel on Sunday and the tree is gone on Tuesday. I highly recommend using Joel’s Pro Tree Service!

    -Daniel Schoultis
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    Joel should be proud of the quality work he provides. And boy does his crew work fast!

    Also very fair prices!

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