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Stump Grinding in Toronto

Leaving tree stumps in your yard is not only a nuisance but also a potential hazard. Toronto stump grinding and removal eliminates risk of injury and improves the overall curb appeal of your property.

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Benefits of Stump Grinding and Removal in Toronto

Tree stump grinding and removal is a valuable next step after Toronto tree removal service. Rather than leaving an unattractive stump on your property, stump grinding and removal provides many benefits.

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How Much Does Stump Grinding in Toronto Cost?

Stump grinding is an efficient and cost-effective way to remove unwanted tree stumps from your yard. The cost of stump grinding in Toronto is dependent upon the size of stump. Typically, you can expect to spend a minimum of $150 for stump grinding and removal, with the cost increasing as the size of stump increases. If you have a stump in your yard with a 36-inch diameter, for example, more time (and a larger grinder) would be required, and the price would reflect that.

Once a stump is removed, you will need to decide what to do with the remaining hole. Many homeowners enlist our help to remove the mulch created during the grinding process and fill the hole with new soil. If you are interested in these reclamation services as an addition to stump grinding, be sure to let our team know so we can provide you an accurate estimate.

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Marian Shuflin

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How Does Stump Grinding and Removal Work?

Create a stump

Obviously if you want to remove a tree stump…you need to remove the tree on the stump first. Local Arborist can safely grind and remove any size stump.

Clear area around stump

It is important to make sure any rocks or other objects are fully cleared away before grinding begins to prevent any damage or injury from flying debris. We also ensure that we locate all the appropriate underground utilities and communication wires before work begins.

Choose best grinder for the job

Local Arborist has several grinder options for any size stump.

Grind away!

Stumps are ground up to 2 feet beneath the surface of the ground and the hole created is backfilled with the wood chips created during the process. It is your choice after that what kind of landscaping you would like to do.

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Local Arborist is a very professional and knowledgeable company. Marian looked at my Honey Locust tree and explained in detail how they were going to prune the tree and why they were proceeding in the manner that they did. The arborists did a thorough job and only stopped working when everything was complete, including cleaning up. This unlike another company, where the employees stopped working when the time on the watch showed them was time to stop. I highly recommend Local Arborist. Mary-Anne, Milton May 2024.
Mary-Anne Grist
Great professional service with reasonable quotes! Had a pretty big silver maple in my backyard, taking most of the space and blocking sunlight. With Marian's team's help, I got the permit around one month, and had it removed within one day, including full site cleanup, which is beyond my expectation. Highly recommended.
Marion and his team were not only reasonably priced, but super courteous and helpful. They cut an extra branch (diff tree) for me and cleaned up the whole work area without being asked. Highly recommend.
Kristen Ede
This is a most reliable, amazing company to deal with. They are prompt, efficient, and highly professional. I would give them 10 stars , if it was possible.
Sorel Park
Kudos to the Marian’s team! The team has done an amazing job in pruning my pine tree today. My pine tree is over 70 feet and is slanted with branches heavier on one side. At my first contact with Marian, he provided me with a thorough explanation on the condition of my tree and laid out the pruning options. He is very knowledgeable and genuine in the conversation. Above all, he is not pushy at all on the job. After the pruning, the tree is thinned out to lift off some weight on the slanted side. The execution is well planned and thoughtful. Initially I was worried the tree would look bare, indeed the team knows the best to balance between health and aesthetic. The team is very careful with the cuts and since a lot of the work are done on my neighbour’s property, they did a thorough clean up after work too and my neighbour is very satisfied. Thank you so much guys, my tree looks healthier now and it opens up my yard too with more sunlight shining through the pines.
May Wong
Thank you Marion, your team did a great job at my residence. I would highly recommend your services to anyone.
David Spagnolo
We had an amazing experience with the Local Arborist. We came to them after another company bowed out at the last moment, after the service had already been scheduled, explaining that our case was too difficult for them to take on. The Local Arborist saved us! They were prompt and communicative, and very transparent about pricing and potential obstacles. In the end, they were able to remove the tree earlier than the previous company would have done it.Marian kept in touch with me throughout the process on the day of the removal, and advised on the future replanting process. They even trimmed an adjacent tree for us while performing the removal. It was an extremely positive experience, and we look forward to working with the Local Arborist again in the future.
Natalia Khomenko
Clean, reliable, thorough and professional . Generally awesome.
Steve Sanguedolce - artist
On timeAssessed the task at hand and divided workloadTidy and attention to detailHead arborist went above and beyond by removing a wasp nest from a tree that needed a trim.Crew was polite and careful with cleanup.Would highly recommend.
Cheryl Markle
A great company to call! I initially spoke with Mariann to book an appt for a tree that needed careful pruning. He called promptly and passed by to view and give me a quote. A very pleasant & professional guy. 3 guys, Joel, Sasha & Eddiie came to my home, they were absolutely great! Very nice, pleasant and took care of what was needed. I would defenitely call them back should I need this service again. We'll done gentleman, and thank u again.
Chris Davad

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Why Choose Local Arborist?

Local Arborist is a leading provider of stump grinding services in Toronto. We have been serving the GTA for over 10 years, delivering exceptional workmanship and maintaining strong customer relationships. Local Arborist is committed to making stump grinding and other tree-care services as accessible and affordable for our clients as possible, providing a complimentary estimate prior to work beginning. Safety is a priority for Local Arborist and we are proud to bear the ISA certified title. We also carry comprehensive liability insurance and WSIB coverage.

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Marian Shuflin

Licenced ISA arborist

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Do I have to locate underground utilities prior to stump grinding?

Yes, all underground utilities need to be located. Local Arborist takes care of this important step prior to beginning any work, so you do not need to worry. You are responsible, however, to clearly indicate any in-ground sprinkler or irrigation systems.

Will a tree stump regrow if it is not removed?

Depending on the species of tree, it is possible for regrowth to occur if there is still viability in the root system.  Stump grinding and removal is the best way to ensure that regrowth will not occur.

How deep does stump grinding go?

The maximum depth the equipment reaches when performing stump grinding services is 2 feet, with 10-12 inches being the average. Grinding to the maximum depths is only required if a new tree is going to be planted in the exact same spot.

What happens after stump grinding is complete?

The hole where a stump was located after stump grinding is first filled back with wood chips. To keep your costs down, we typically leave the wood chips created from stump grinding on your property as they can be used in many ways – from landscaping mulch to compost material.

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