Why You Should Get Rid Of That Stump This Year

Landscaping a home increases its aesthetic appeal and real estate value by a staggering 15%, according to a study by Virginia Tech. The value increases by 20% if the property has privacy trees. One common service offered by landscaping service is stump removal. If you have a stump on your property, here is why you should get rid of it this year.

1. Reduces Property Value

Tree stumps significantly reduce the value of a property. If you are planning to sell your property now or down the road, removing a stump will increase its aesthetic and property value. You will also be more likely to attract many buyers.

2. Attracts Pests

Stumps, especially decaying ones, usually attract pests like carpenter ants, carpenter bees, long-horned beetles, and other wood-boring insects. If left unchecked, these insects can invade other areas of your home and cause significant damage to your trees and other plants in your yard. To prevent this from occurring, be sure to call stump removers to get rid of stumps in your home.

3. Safety Hazard

Your home should be your haven. Having stumps in your property prevents your home from being safe because they are safety hazards. Your family can easily trip over stumps and get injured. You can also accidentally hit a stump with your car and damage it. Outsiders can sue you if they get injured by stumps in your property. Removing a stump in your home is the best thing to do to prevent these situations.

4. Stumps Can Grow Again

Stumps are not necessarily dead. A stump can develop new sprouts, leading to the growth of many small trees on it. The small trees growing on the stump can also take up nutrients and deny your wanted plants of nutrients. Removing a stump on your property will prevent new growth.

5. Stumps Take Up Space

If you have a small yard, stumps can take up more space and leave you with little room for outdoor activities. Removing a stump from your property will free up space. You can use the space to build an outdoor dining area or turn it into a garden.

If you were on the line about removing stumps in your property, these reasons should make the decision easy. Call us today to remove stumps from your property.

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