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Stump Grinding and Removal

Get to the root of the problem with stump grinding services in Melbourne

Insects and pests love to make nests out of tree stumps. If you've recently had a tree removed from your site, you'll want to make sure you remove the stump and root system as well. Removing tree stumps is a must for a healthy, safe garden. 

We use our stump grinding machine to grind down the stump. We also go below the surface of the ground and chip away at the roots, so you won't be able to see any part of the stump when we are finished. 

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When you hire us for stump removals or to grind away a tree stump, we'll perform a free on-site evaluation.

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We're experts in the industry

We're professional

We're professional

Trust our qualified arborists to perform reliable stump grinding services, on time.

Fully insured

Fully insured

We have public liability cover for up to $20 million.

We clean up after every job

We clean up after every job

We take all mess with us, and turn all stumps into garden mulch.

We're affordable

We're affordable

We charge competitive prices, and all stump removal costs are transparent.

Tree Removal Services You Can Trust

At Trav's Tree Services, all of our professional arborists are qualified in horticulture. We know how to maintain the health of your trees, and safely remove them when necessary, so your plants can thrive.

We are experienced across different industries, whether you need a site cleared for a new building, a single tree stump removed from your residence, or the overall health of a number of trees examined. We're the experts when it comes to tree and stump removal in Melbourne.

  • OH&S compliant and fully insured with public liability
  • Qualified arborists and experienced staff
  • Passionate, reliable and professional stump removal services

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Our Stump Grinding Process

Contact us

Contact us

Send us your name and number, as well as a photo of the stump you'd like to remove, and we'll contact you with advice.

Free assessment

Free assessment

We'll come and inspect your property. We'll let you know what needs to be done, how long the job will take, and provide a free quote for our tree stump removal & grinding services.

Get a permit

Depending on the job, and the type of site the tree is on, you may need to get a permit. Our professional team will help start the process for you.

Get to work

Get to work

On the day, we'll arrive on time and complete the job within the quoted time frame. We’ll get the stump removed with our own stump grinder machinery and tools.

Full site clean up

Full site clean up

We'll clean up all the green waste we generate. We run wood and debris through our wood chipper, which turns it into organic mulch — which you can use for free in your garden.

Stump Removal Around the Home

We help homeowners remove dead, dangerous, or unwanted trees and stumps. We also offer hedge and tree trimming services, and can look at the overall health of the trees at your address.

With years of experience and a strong knowledge of horticulture, our team of qualified arborists can give you comprehensive advice so your trees can live long and prosper. For the best Melbourne tree and stump removal, choose Trav's Trees.

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Commercial Stump Removal Services

We're highly experienced in providing tree & stump removal services to a range of different industries. We can provide a full arborist report on the status of your trees, perform full property clearances, and provide cable bracing for established trees.

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Stumped? Get in touch, and we'll give you comprehensive advice.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between stump removal and stump grinding?

When we remove a tree stump, we dig down below the earth and pull the tree out by its root system. This process can leave significant damage if your stump is near pavement, a building, or if its roots have settled deep into the earth.

When we grind a stump down, we use a machine that chips away at the wood until we reach around 30 cm below the soil surface. This is a safer and more efficient way to get rid of any unsightly tree stumps on your site.

Do you remove the entire stump when using a stump grinder?

No, since getting a stump ground down doesn’t eliminate the root system. But we remove any parts of the stump you can see above ground, so it'll feel as though the stump has been removed.

Can I leave the tree stump?

If you're not bothered by it, you can leave your tree stump. But it is highly recommended that you ensure there is no stump left. Before long, unwanted pests and insects may invade. Termites and rats love making nests in tree stumps. If termites make a home in your backyard, you can be sure your other trees, or even your property, may be at risk. 

Are there any landscape factors that would impact grinding my tree stump?

If you're on a sloping block, you may need to leave your tree stump–moving it could disrupt the stability of the ground, as well as the structural integrity of surrounding plants. We would cut the stump as low to the ground as possible, and use the grinder to chip away as much as possible without destabilising the area.

How much do stump removal services in Melbourne cost?

We'll assess the size of the tree stump, the species of the tree, the age of the stump, and the amount of time we think it'll take us to do the job. Then we'll give you a quote.

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Do you need to arrange tree root removal in Melbourne? We'll perform a free on-site evaluation when you book a job.

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Got a problem with your trees but don't know which service you need? Contact us and we'll let you know what we can do.

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