Stump Grinding Marlboro NY Tree Service Orange County New York 12542

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

Why you should take out 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 area

Stump grinding Marlboro NYTree root systems frequently extend out into the yard almost 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 impossible to plant a new| replacement tree anywhere inside 10 ft of the old site. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a fresh one| then the stump has to be ground up for you to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to break down

After 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 hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and many other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may come up

Specific trees do not really die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of coming back as one tree| will 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. Expanding roots can threaten sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The potential for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the biggest reason why a large 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 opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole approximately 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to happen.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Marlboro NY. What happens 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 Marlboro 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 efficient way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can easily chew out the roots to well under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much quicker and can generally be executed in well under an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is extremely dangerous and labor intense

If you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of as opposed to small chips. 
Most if not all Marlboro NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured mound of little chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance 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 helps prevent infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even bigger animals. Removing a stump prevents further spreading of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and detract from the appeal and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be easier| much faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the capability for being a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| do not hook a chain up to your truck and try to drag it out. Stumps have extremely deep-seated root systems and you could twist the frame of your car or truck and even set off the air bags. Chains may also bust causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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