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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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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
These guys were excellent. They were prompt, well coordinated and very professional. Great teamwork. The job went very smoothly. They finished on time, took away all of the debris and logs (it was a huge tree removed from the backyard, and huge stem cut from a tree in the front). They were even careful not to drop logs from too high to avoid getting holes and dings in our lawn. They completely cleaned up our yard and both of my neighbour’s’ yards. My neighbours were very pleased. They even blew off the decks and driveways. Very impressive, and the price was very reasonable. Marian even followed up with a phone call afterwards (and before the team left) to make sure that I was satisfied with the job. I would strongly recommend Marian and his team to anyone.
Mark&Leone Foxwell
Local Arborist tree services is very good company. They did very professional job especially Marian and Jon.I am high recommend this company. Thank you so much!
Candice Hu
Marian and his crew were amazing to work with from start to finish.They were very proud, arrived on time, cleaned up beautifully, and charged a very reasonable amount for the work they did on the trees in our backyard.I would highly recommend this company to anyone considering having their trees trimmed or removed.
Victoria Wolf
Service was well done, safe and efficient rAlso very tidy afterwards. Loved that there was use of electric saws as well for a more quiet and environmentally friendly experience
annette Taffy
Fantastic service from my meeting with Marian to the professional job Joel and Eddie did. Beautiful clean up. I am so very pleased. Highly recommend
Gina B

Do you have a problem tree on your property that need to be addressed?

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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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