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The best and fastest way to kill and remove a stump is to use a stump grinder. This heavy-duty machine grinds the remains of the stump to about 4 inches below ground level and kills it at the same time. Rock salt takes l... More »

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Remove a tree stump cut close to the ground by drilling holes, filling them with potassium nitrate and boiling water, waiting a few months, then burning the stump. The process is slower than stump grinding and works best... More »

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The cost of removing a tree and stump ranges between $150 and $1,500 as of 2015. Factors affecting the price include the type of tree, the height of the tree and the complexity of the job. More »

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You can remove a sycamore tree stump either mechanically or chemically with basic tools, but larger stumps may require specialized equipment. For smaller stumps, dig a trench around the stump with a heavy-duty shovel, an... More »

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An easy way to kill a tree stump is to drill holes into the stump, and then apply water and a fertilizer that is high in nitrogen. The ground around the stump should also be soaked with water. More »

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Grinding down old tree stumps promotes a more aesthetically pleasing landscape, reduces tripping hazards and reduces the possibility of pest infestation by removing the stump as a potential habitat for termites, ants, ro... More »

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Tips for removing tree stumps and roots depend on the option the owner chooses. Stump grinding offers a quick way to remove the stump and leaves the roots in the ground to rot. Chemical stump removers kill the roots and ... More »

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