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 should remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following post details the many reasons why you should look at Tommy Trees stump grinding services.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the exact same area

Stump grinding Cornwall NYTree root systems typically extend out into the yard nearly as far as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left making it impractical to start a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 feet of the old site. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump has to be ground up so as to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to degrade

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

Suckers may spring up

Particular trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These kinds of suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will likely come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump reduces the chances of the tree from developing into an unwelcome 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 possibility for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the top reason why a sizeable 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 was not until a crack started up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole some 6 feet deep| which is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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 gardener or any of the  workers gets 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 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 best and most efficient 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 below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is substantially quicker and can generally be accomplished in well within an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is quite hazardous and labor intense

If you dig out your tree stump with a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Cornwall NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured pile of little chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will definitely create a considerably smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disruption to the bordering area and landscaping.
You can also use the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

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

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and detract from the beauty and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be easier| a lot quicker and safer. Exposed stumps have the capacity to become a safety threat for slip and fall injury law suits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

Regardless of what you do| don’t ever hook a chain up to your truck and try to pull it out. They have quite deep root systems and you might twist the frame of your vehicle and even set off the air bags. Chains may also snap causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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