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

Why you ought to take out tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following article explains the many reasons why you should look at our stump grinding service.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same location

Stump grinding Greenwood Lake NYTree roots frequently stretch 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 making it difficult to start a new| replacement tree any where inside 10 ft of the old site. If you intend to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump must be ground up so as to create some space.

Aged tree roots take a long time to break down

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate very quickly also. Roots attached to a stump seem to last much longer and can obstruct planting shrubs| flowers| and many other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may emerge

Various trees do not die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump stops the tree from becoming an unwanted 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 most important reason why a sizeable 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 started up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was a hole approximately 6 feet deep| which is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Greenwood Lake NY. What happens if your gardener 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 Greenwood Lake 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 several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably faster and can usually be finished in well within an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is extremely dangerous and work intense

If you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Greenwood Lake NY land fills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled heap of small-sized chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will make a much smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance to the encompassing area and landscaping.
You can also utilize 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 prevents further spreading out of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

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

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| don’t hook a chain up to your truck and attempt to drag it out. Stumps possess very deep-seated root systems and you could twist the framework of your car or truck or even set off the air bags. Chains might also give way resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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