A rotting stump provides a home for harmful pests such as termites and carpenter ants over time.
Is it Better to Grind or Remove a Stump?
Stump removal is more invasive and requires heaving up the majority of the tree, which takes a long time and powerful instruments. On the plus side, you’re left with a blank slate for any new landscaping ideas you may have.
Stump grinding is more efficient and less labor-intensive, but it destroys the tree’s roots.