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 »

To remove a tree, prepare the area, fell the tree and remove the stump. Taking the necessary precautions, you can safely remove a tree up to 20 feet tall and 10 inches around with basic tools, but you should consult a pr... More »

The process to remove a palm tree requires a mechanical spade, a large piece of burlap, a tree trimmer and a hose. Palm tree owners should only attempt to remove and/or transplant trees that are less than 10 feet tall. L... More »

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