Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
The fastest and most efficient way to getrid of a tree stump is to grind or cut it out. Purchasing a stumpgrinding machine is the first step on the way to starting a stumpremoval service. The cost of a new stump grinding machine starts at afew thousand dollars and generally requires a trailer or truck to beused for transporting, as the machines are very heavy.
Contacting andsoliciting firms, such as construction companies, landscape companies,architects and property maintenance companies for stump removal workwill generally secure all the business that a one-person stump removalservice can handle. Currently, tree stump removal rates are in therange of $35 to $50 per hour. The more difficult stump removal jobs areusually estimated prior to starting the job.