Stump Grinding Middletown NY Tree Service Orange County New York 10940

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 ought to remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same area

Stump grinding Middletown NYTree roots typically stretch out into the yard practically as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left behind which makes it impossible to start a new| replacement tree any where inside 10 ft of the existing site. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump needs to be ground up in order to create some space.

Old tree roots take years to decompose

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate very quickly too. Roots attached to a stump appear to survive much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping amenities.

Suckers may come up

Certain trees do not die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the following year. These kinds of suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will return as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump helps prevent 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 for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most important reason why a substantial tree stump ought to be removed rather than 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 was not until a crack started up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was a hole some 6 feet deep| which is simply an accident waiting to happen.

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 any of the  workers gets 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 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 most convenient and most dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments 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 substantially quicker and can usually be executed in well within an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is extremely hazardous and labor intense

If 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 Middletown NY dumping grounds will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled heap of small-sized chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will make a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause less disruption 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 protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even bigger animals. Removing a stump protects against further spreading out of diseased 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 is going to be more convenient| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Definitely do not take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| never hook a chain up to your truck and attempt to pull it out. Stumps have quite deep root systems and you might twist the framework of your car or even trigger the air bags. Chains may also snap causing damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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