Stump grinding is when a trees stump is removed by using a power tool to grind it up into small chips. There are several reasons why this is beneficial, and why stumps should be removed in general. Not only do stumps cause an eye sore, but they also can be hazardous and leave a feeding and/or nesting ground for insects and disease. Read our blog Tree Removal: Do I Need A Stump Grinder? for more on this.