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 take out tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following blog post details the many reasons why you should consider our stump grinding services.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same stump location

Stump grinding Arden NYTree roots usually extend out in to the yard practically as much as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left behind making it difficult to start a new| replacement tree at any place inside 10 feet of the existing site. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump will need to be ground up in order to create some space.

Older tree roots take forever to break down

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate quickly as well. Roots connected to a stump seem to last much longer and can obstruct planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping amenities.

Suckers may come up

Various trees do not really die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the following year. These suckers are a little bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will return as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump helps prevent the tree from becoming an unwelcome addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Spreading roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most significant reason why a sizeable tree stump ought to be removed instead of being left in place. There have been instances where an 80 year 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 approximately 6 feet deep| and that 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 gardener or any of the  workers gets hurt? Are these people 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 can chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is a lot quicker and can normally be completed in well below an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is quite risky and work intense

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 land fills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured pile of small-sized chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will make a considerably smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disruption to the bordering area and landscaping.
You can also make use of the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even larger animals. Removing a stump prevents further spreading out of diseased wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are unsightly and diminish the beauty and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be easier| much faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capability for being a safety threat for slip and fall injury law suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| never hook a chain up to your car and attempt to pull it out. Stumps possess very deep root systems and you could twist the framework of your vehicle and even set off the air bags. Chains might also snap resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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