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Stump Grinding Services

Fast, easy and affordable tree stump removal.
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Elevated Arbor Care provides prompt, affordable and professional stump grinding and root removal services to customers throughout Western Sydney.
Tree stumps can be unsightly, a trip hazard, and also get in the way of general garden maintenance and lawn mowing. Elevated Arbor Care provides a local stump grinding service to ensure your garden is neat, safe and easy to maintain.
Servicing all of Greater Western Sydney, we can remove tree roots using our high powered grinder, leaving a flat surface that improves the look of your property and makes the area safer for you and your family.

How stump grinding works

Removing a tree stump from your property is fast and easy. When our team arrives on-site, we’ll perform a general hazard assessment and ensure we can move our grinding machine into position without any damage to your garden or property.

Then, our professionally trained arborists will manoeuvre the grinding machine around the stump, effectively shaving it down to the ground and creating a coarse sawdust in the process. The precision cutting wheels grind the stumps at high speed, cutting it into smaller pieces until the bulk of it is gone.

With minimal trunk left in the ground, the roots will soon die off on their own, providing organic matter that enriches the surrounding soil.

Our experienced arborists will then backfill the hole left by the stump, leaving you with a neat and level surface to plant a smaller tree, cover the area with turf, extend your deck or patio, or completely redesign your garden!

Plus, this whole process can be completed in as little as 15 minutes for smaller stumps, and around two hours for very large or tough tree stumps.

Our stump removal process

Stump removal is a safe and simple process when done correctly. Here’s how stump grinding works:

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We conduct a site safety assessment and property access check.
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Our arborist uses temporary silt fence or shade cloth to protect the surrounding areas and contain sawdust, mulch and debris.
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We grind down the tree stump using our high-powered cutting saw, getting down into the soil and through the root ball.
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The remaining hole is back filled with soil from the surrounding area, levelling out the site and ensuring it is safe.
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We remove the mulch and excess wood chip (or leave it with you if you’d like to use it on your garden beds).
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The job is complete… in as little as 15 minutes!

Why you should choose an arborist for safe stump removal

Getting the professionals in to dig out a tree stump is the best and safest option for you and your family.

Stump grinding is a relatively simple process, however, it’s a job that is best left to the professionals. We don’t recommend DIY stump grinding, as there is always a risk that hired stump grinding machines will kick and buck, causing a range of safety issues. They can be noisy and hard to operate, and often more trouble than they are worth (especially if you unintentionally come across underground pipes or cables).

Plus, working on your own without experience in grinding stumps can make grinding a laborious, difficult task. This is especially true for smaller properties that have narrow access or areas where it is very tight to move a big piece of equipment through your yard.

Contact us for a stump removalist quote and avoid the hassle of digging stumps out of your garden yourself. We can tackle any size of stump, from just a few inches up to the largest and most stubborn tree roots.

We can remove all types of tree stumps including:

Stumps left after emergency tree removal
Stubborn stumps and root systems from pest species or invasive weedy trees such as camphor laurel, mulberry, rubber trees
Old, deteriorating stumps
Buried root balls
Tree stumps that are rotting or attracting pests (if you believe there are termites present, we strongly recommend a follow-up visit from a pest controller)

Costs of grinding a stump

Professional stump grinding prices are quite affordable when you take into consideration the long term benefits. Not only does removing old tree stumps make more space for your family to enjoy your property, but it also saves you money down the track by removing a potential termite breeding ground.

Because stump grinding prices can vary depending on the size of the stump, the location and the type of tree, it’s best to get an accurate quote by contacting our team.

The environmentally friendly alternative: grinding vs poisons and herbicides

There are many methods of removing tree stumps, including burning, pulling, digging or using harsh chemicals that accelerate decay. These methods can often be dangerous, time-consuming and can damage the surrounding landscape and soil biology.

Grinding is a safe and environmentally friendly way to remove stumps from dead or felled trees, leaving you with nothing more than natural mulch and wood chips with no damage to the surrounding earth.

Get a fast price on tree stump removal in Western Sydney

Elevated Arbor Care offers a complete range of high quality arborist services including emergency tree removal and loppingpruning, maintenance, mulching and more. Stump grinding is available across all areas of Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Reach out to our arborists.

Do you offer hire services for stump grinding equipment?

No. Stump grinding can be dangerous and while we do have the necessary protective gear, we believe experience is the best form of hazard reduction.


Is stump grinding dangerous?

Yes. Stump grinding can be dangerous. Elevated Arbor Care take safety very seriously and will take the proper precautions to ensure our staff, you and your property are protected from projectiles. Our Arborists are highly experienced and fully insured.


Do you remove the left-over debris?

Yes, we can also give you the option to bring in topsoil and landscape the affected area.


Can I use the mulch left over from the stump grinding?

Yes. This is dependent on the size and quality of the stump.


Will I be left with a big hole after the stump has been removed?

To reduce hazards and provide a basic level of safety, we will push the surrounding dirt back into the hole, level out and leave on site.


Should I get the tree stump grinded?

Reason to remove an unwanted stump:

  • Improve the cosmetics on your property.
  • Free up valuable yard space.
  • Reduce a potential trip hazard or damage to lawn mowers from exposed roots.
  • Reduce termites, carpenter ants and other unwanted pests near your house.
  • Decaying stumps can bring in unwanted fungi and my pose a threat to pets.

Will the stump grinder fit between small spaces?

Yes, our stump grinder with fit through a 92 centimetres standard-sized gate allowing us to reach tight spaces.


How long does it take to grind a tree stump?

Depending on the size of the stump, allow for 15 minutes to 2 hours.


Do you kill the roots?

The roots will die off once the stump is ground, any surface roots can be chased and ground where possible.


Can you remove the entire tree stump?

Yes, most tree stumps have all their root caps within the top 40 centimetres of soil which is covered by our stump grinder.

We grind down enough to ensure there are no tripping hazards from the root ball.


See EAC In Action

Our gallery features some of the work we have carried out around the Sydney and the Blue Mountains areas.
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See Why Sydney Chooses Elevated Arbor Care

  • These guys worked bloody hard removing some trees for us over a couple of days. From the start the quote process was easy and well communicated. Steve was flexible, happy to give advice and great to deal with.
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    Lucy Thomson
    , Emu Heights
  • Steve and his offsider come today and cut an remove 5 palms at a good price I was very impressed with there service and how clean they left my property will definitely use them again
    Roberta Larosa
    , Penrith
  • I was thoroughly pleased with the overall experience from communication to professionalism when removing the tree. Definitely worth the five stars!!!
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    Palmina Merendino
    , South Penrith
  • Very efficient, knowledgeable, showed up on time and was reasonably priced. I would highly recommend.
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    Natalie Carn
    , Windsor
  • After a devastating storm took down part of one of our largest trees, we were recommended to try this company, Steve's quote was more than reasonable, they turned up on time, pleasant and friendly worked hard in 40 degree heat.
    Vickie Smith
    , Sydney

How It Works, Getting Started Is Easy

We offer a large variety of tree services everywhere throughout Greater Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
Contact Elevated Arbor Care

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Chat with us
Start by getting in touch with our team. You can call or request a quote.
Tree inspection

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Tree inspection & quotation
A qualified arborist will assess your requirements and provide you with advice and an obligation-free quote.
Arborist job

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Job booking
Simply book in a date with our arborist and our team will handle the rest.
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Job completion and cleanup
Our team will meet you on site, complete the task and leave your property neat and tidy.

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