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Three Things You Will Want To Consider After Having A Tree Removed From Your Property

If you have a tree that has fallen, or that has been removed because it has reached the end of its life, you may be left with some decisions to make. There may be the wood materials left behind and the stump where the tree once stood. If you plan on completing repairs and replanting, you may need to have the stump removed and other tasks done. Here are some of the things that you can have done after removing a tree:

1. Getting Rid Of The Debris After Tree Removal

You may have paid the tree service to remove some of the debris when they removed the tree. If you wanted to keep the lumber for things like firewood, you will have to deal with this material. You may also have to deal with the limbs if you did not have them disposed of. You can easily cut the large pieces of wood into firewood. If you have leaves and branches, you may want to rent a wood-chipper to make compost or ground cover with the debris. If you are going to make compost, you will want to keep the leaves. If you want ground cover, it is a good idea to clean the branches of the leaves before chipping them. It is a good idea to do both of these things to make use of all the material.

2. Stump Removal Services To Prepare For Replant

The stump that is left behind can be an eyesore. You can get rid of stumps with chemicals, which you can put in holes you drill in the stump. The problem with this is that it takes a long time for the stump to degrade. If you want to get your stump out quickly, you can have a stump removal service take care of it for you. They will use a grinder that will eat away at the stump and leave the area clean.

3. Replanting In The Area Where You Removed A Tree

Once you have the tree removed, you will be ready for replanting. There will be shavings from the stump where it was removed. If you plan to plant now, you will want to remove as much of this debris as possible and replace it with new topsoil. The area of the stump may settle with time and create a sinkhole. To correct this problem, add sand to the hole. When you add the topsoil, make it a mound to allow room for the area to settle. This will help prevent sinkhole problems. If a sinkhole still appears, just keep adding more soil to the hole to make the area level with the surrounding grade.

These are some things that you may want to have done after removing a tree from your property. If you have an ugly stump in the place where a tree once stood, contact a stump removal service to get help with it so you will be able to complete the rest of the repairs you want to do.

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New Landscape Makes a Yard Feel New Again

Hi. My name is Martha. My husband Leo and I are empty nesters. The last of our three kids moved out of the home about eight years ago. Since that time, we have talked a great deal about retirement and what we wanted to do with our house. The house is slightly too large for just the two of us, but we already have two grandchildren and from the way our kids talk, we are in for plenty more. We have decided to stay in our home since it has plenty of room for our family to come and stay with us from time to time. The one thing we really wanted to change is the backyard. Leo retired last year, and I’ll be retiring in about six months. We are already talking with the landscape contractor, and I’m excited to share some of our plans with you!

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