We offer affordable stump grinding services to residential and commercial property owners in Bullville 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 Bullville NY property today.

Why you should get rid of 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 difficult to replant in the same stump location

Stump grinding Bullville NYTree root systems generally spread out in to the yard virtually as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left behind which makes it impossible to start a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 ft of the existing location. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump ought to be ground up so as to create some space.

Old tree roots take a long time to decompose

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down swiftly also. Roots connected to a stump seem to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping amenities.

Suckers may spring up

Various trees do not really die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the ensuing year. These suckers are a little bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of 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 defends against 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 endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The potential for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the biggest reason why a large tree stump should 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 was not until a crack opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole approximately 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Bullville NY. What happens if your gardener or one of the  workers becomes hurt? Are these guys insured? Tommy Trees is an %county% NY local company and has the expertise and knowledge for tree care and tree removal in Bullville 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 below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much faster and can usually be accomplished in well within an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is extremely risky and work intensive

If you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Bullville NY dumping grounds will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled heap of compact chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly make a considerably smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disturbance to the encompassing 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 defends against further proliferating of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and detract from the appeal and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be much easier| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential for being a safety hazard for slip and fall injury lawsuits.

Definitely do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| never hook a chain up to your vehicle and try to drag it out. They have very deep root systems and you could very well twist the framework of your car or truck and even set off the air bags. Chains may also give way resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or people.

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