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

Why you ought to clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following article details the many reasons why you should choose our stump grinding services.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the exact same stump location

Stump grinding Cornwall NYTree root systems commonly extend out in to the yard nearly as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left making it impossible to plant a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 ft of the old location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump has to be ground up in order to create some space.

Aged tree roots take years to break down

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate swiftly also. Roots attached to a stump appear to last much longer and can obstruct planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may emerge

Specific trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These kinds of suckers are a little bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump reduces the chances of the tree from developing into an undesirable addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Expanding roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the greatest reason why a substantial tree stump ought to be removed instead of being 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 approximately 6 feet deep| and that is simply an accident waiting to happen.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Cornwall NY. What happens if your landscaper or any of the  workers becomes hurt? Are they insured? Tommy Trees is an %county% NY local company and has the expertise and knowledge for tree care and tree removal in Cornwall 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 effective way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take quite a few 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 speedier and can usually be executed in well under an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is very risky and work intense

Should you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to discard as opposed to small chips. 
Most if not all Cornwall NY land fills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured mound of small chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a much smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in 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 protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even bigger animals. Removing a stump helps prevent further spreading out of diseased wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

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

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| never hook a chain up to your vehicle and try to pull it out. They possess extremely deep root systems and you could twist the frame of your car and even set off the air bags. Chains can also bust causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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