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

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

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the exact same stump location

Stump grinding Maybrook NYTree roots most likely stretch out into the yard virtually as far as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left making it unfeasible to start a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 feet of the old location. If you intend to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump has to be ground up so as to create some space.

Old tree roots take forever to decompose

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down swiftly as well. Roots connected to a stump appear to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping features.

Suckers may emerge

Various trees do not really die when they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the ensuing year. These suckers are a bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will likely return as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump stops the tree from turning into an undesirable addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Spreading roots can threaten sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most important reason why a large tree stump should be removed as opposed to 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 started 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 Maybrook NY property?

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Maybrook NY. What transpires if your landscaper or one 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 Maybrook 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 dependable 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 under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably speedier and can generally be executed in well within an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is quite hazardous and labor intense

Should you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Maybrook NY dumping grounds will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured mound of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will make a considerably smaller hole compared to 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 protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even larger animals. Removing a stump protects against further spreading of infected wood to healthier 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 more convenient| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential for being a safety hazard for slip and fall injury suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| don’t ever hook a chain up to your car and try to yank it out. They have very deep root systems and you can twist the frame of your truck and even set off the air bags. Chains might also give way resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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