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

Why you should grind tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same stump location

Stump grinding Middletown NYTree root systems frequently stretch out into the yard nearly as far as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left behind which makes it unfeasible to start a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 feet of the existing site. If you wish to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump needs to be ground up for you to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to decompose

After a stump has been ground up| the roots break down swiftly as well. Roots attached to a stump seem to survive much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping features.

Suckers may break out

Specific trees do not die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the ensuing year. These kinds of suckers are a little bit similar to 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 portion of the root stump defends against the tree from developing into an unwanted addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Expanding roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential 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 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 some 6 feet deep| and that is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Middletown 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 Middletown 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 under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably faster and can typically be finished in well under an hour.


Manually digging out tree stumps is very dangerous and labor intensive

If you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Middletown NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled heap of small chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause less disruption to the bordering 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| and even larger animals. Removing a stump protects against further spreading out of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are unsightly and detract from the beauty and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be more convenient| faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the capability for being a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| don’t ever hook a chain to your truck and try to pull it out. Stumps have quite deep root systems and you can twist the frame of your motor vehicle or even set off the air bags. Chains may also bust causing damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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