Stump Grinding Arden NY Tree Service Orange County New York 10910

We offer affordable stump grinding services to residential and commercial property owners in Arden NY and throughout Orange County New York. Stump grinding is an often overlooked task that soon becomes a necessity should the stump become hazardous for a variety of reasons detailed below. You can rely on Tommy Trees to provide an effective stump grinding service at the right price. Contact us for an estimate for your Arden NY property today.

Why you should clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following article outlines the many reasons why you should choose Tommy Trees stump grinding service.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same area

Stump grinding Arden NYTree root systems most likely stretch out into the yard just about as much as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left which makes it unfeasible to plant a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 ft of the old location. If you wish to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump should be ground up for you to create some space.

Aged tree roots take forever to decompose

After a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate very quickly also. Roots attached to a stump seem to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping features.

Suckers may break out

Some trees do not really die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the following year. These kinds of suckers are a little bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will likely come back as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump helps prevent the tree from turning into an unwanted addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Spreading roots can threaten sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most important reason why a sizeable tree stump ought to be removed instead of being actually left in place. There have been instances where an 80 yr walnut was removed leaving behind a stump with a girth of over 100 inches. It wasn’t until a crack opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole some 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to happen.

Why use Tommy Trees to grind out tree stumps on your Arden NY property?

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Arden NY. What happens if your landscaper or one of the  workers becomes hurt? Are these companies insured? Tommy Trees is an %county% NY local company and has the expertise and knowledge for tree care and tree removal in Arden NY. Working effectively at a local level is important for the management of trees| care of the environment and result in both affordable and reliable tree care for %county% NY residents.


Stump grinding is the easiest and most dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder is able to chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much quicker and can generally be carried out in well below an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is quite hazardous and work intensive

Should you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Arden NY dumping grounds will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small-sized chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will make a considerably smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disturbance to the surrounding area and landscaping.
You can also use the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even bigger animals. Removing a stump defends against further proliferating of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and detract from the appeal and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be more convenient| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capability to become a safety hazard for slip and fall injury law suits.

Definitely do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| do not hook a chain up to your car and try to drag it out. They possess quite deep root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also snap resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or people.

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