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 clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following article explains the many reasons why you should choose Tommy Trees stump grinding services.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same location

Stump grinding Fort Montgomery NYTree root systems most likely extend out into the yard just about as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left behind making it unfeasible to start a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 ft of the old location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump needs to be ground up in order to create some space.

Old tree roots take a long time to degrade

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

Suckers may break out

Certain trees do not really die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the following year. These 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 new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump helps prevent 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 hazard for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the most significant reason why a big tree stump ought to 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 wasn’t until a crack opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was a hole approximately 6 feet deep| and that is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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 transpires if your landscaper or one of the  workers gets 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 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 efficient way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is a lot speedier and can usually be accomplished in well under an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is extremely hazardous and work intensive

Should you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Fort Montgomery NY dumping grounds will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled pile of compact chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will make a much smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disruption to the bordering 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 bigger animals. Removing a stump minimizes further spreading out of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and diminish the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be much easier| much faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capacity to become a safety risk for slip and fall injury suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| never hook a chain up to your truck and attempt to yank it out. Stumps have very deep-seated root systems and you can twist the framework of your car or truck and even set off the air bags. Chains can also break resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or people.

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