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 get rid of tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following post details the many reasons why you should consider Tommy Trees stump grinding service.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the exact same location

Stump grinding Maybrook NYTree root systems 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 impractical to start a new| replacement tree any where within 10 feet of the existing location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a fresh one| then the stump will need to be ground up for you to create some space.

Old tree roots take forever to degrade

After a stump has been ground up| the roots break down quickly too. Roots attached to a stump appear to last much longer and can block planting shrubs| flowers| and many other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may spring up

Specific trees do not really die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the following year. These suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump reduces the chances of the tree from turning into an unwelcome 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 leading reason why a substantial tree stump ought to be removed instead of being left in place. There have been instances where an 80 year 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 some 6 feet deep| which is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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 happens if your landscaper or any 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 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 most convenient and most dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take many months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably quicker and can normally be completed in well under an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is quite risky and work intense

If you dig out your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of as opposed to small chips. 
Most if not all Maybrook NY land fills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured heap of little chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will definitely create a considerably smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance to the encompassing 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 larger animals. Removing a stump prevents further proliferating of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are unsightly and detract from the appeal and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be much easier| much faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capability to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury suits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| don’t ever hook a chain to your car or truck and attempt to drag it out. Stumps have extremely deep root systems and you can twist the frame of your truck and even set off the air bags. Chains might also snap causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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