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

Why you ought to remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same stump location

Stump grinding Florida NYTree roots most likely extend out into the yard virtually as far as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left which makes it impossible to start a new| replacement tree anywhere inside 10 feet of the old site. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump must be ground up in order to create some space.

Aged tree roots take years to decompose

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down very quickly also. Roots connected to a stump seem to last much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping features.

Suckers may spring up

Specific trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a little bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will likely return as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump defends against the tree from developing into 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 potential for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the primary reason why a sizeable tree stump should be removed rather than 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 some 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to happen.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Florida NY. What transpires if your landscaper or any of the  workers becomes 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 Florida 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 most convenient and most dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take quite a few months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably quicker and can commonly be executed in well within an hour.


Manually digging out tree stumps is very risky and labor intense

Should you dig out your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Florida NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured heap of compact chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will make a considerably smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disturbance to the bordering area and landscaping.
You can also utilize the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

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

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and diminish the appeal and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be more convenient| a lot quicker and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety threat for slip and fall injury law suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

Regardless of what you do| never hook a chain to your vehicle and try to yank it out. They have quite deep-seated root systems and you can twist the frame of your 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 persons.

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