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

Why you should grind tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following blog post outlines the many reasons why you should choose our stump grinding service.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same location

Stump grinding Fort Montgomery NYTree root systems generally stretch out in to the yard almost as much as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left which makes it difficult to start a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 ft of the existing site. If you wish to replace that old shade tree with a fresh one| then the stump has to be ground up for you to create some space.

Old tree roots take forever to break down

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down very quickly as well. Roots connected to a stump seem to survive much longer and can obstruct planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping features.

Suckers may come up

Some trees do not die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These kinds of suckers are a bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will likely come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump prevents 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 threaten sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard for injury

The possibility for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the primary reason why a substantial tree stump should be removed rather than 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 a hole some 6 feet deep| and that is simply an accident waiting to happen.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Fort Montgomery NY. What happens if your landscaper 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 Fort Montgomery 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 applications can take many months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder is able to chew out the roots to well under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is substantially quicker and can commonly be performed in well under an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is quite hazardous and work intensive

If you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to discard instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Fort Montgomery NY dumping grounds will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a much smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause less disruption to the encompassing area and landscaping.
You can also utilize 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 defends against further spreading out of diseased wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and diminish the appeal and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be easier| a lot quicker and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capacity to become a safety threat for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| don’t hook a chain up to your car or truck and attempt to pull it out. They have extremely deep root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your motor vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains might also break causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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