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

Why you should get rid of tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following blog post details the many reasons why you should consider our stump grinding services.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the exact same location

Stump grinding Monroe NYTree root systems usually spread out into the yard practically as far as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left which makes it difficult to plant a new| replacement tree anywhere inside 10 ft of the old location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump must definitely be ground up so as to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to break down

After a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate quickly also. Roots connected to a stump seem to survive much longer and can obstruct planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may break out

Particular trees do not die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the ensuing year. These suckers are a little bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will return as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump stops the tree from developing into an unwanted 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 biggest reason why a large 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 wasn’t until a crack started up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was 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 Monroe NY property?

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Monroe NY. What transpires if your gardener or one 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 Monroe 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 dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take quite a few 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 faster and can typically be accomplished in well below an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is extremely dangerous and labor intensive

If you dig out your tree stump using a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to discard rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Monroe NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will make a much smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance to the encompassing area and landscaping.
You can also utilize the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even bigger animals. Removing a stump prevents further proliferating of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and diminish the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be much easier| a lot quicker and safer. Exposed stumps have the capability to become a safety risk for slip and fall injury lawsuits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| do not hook a chain to your vehicle and try to pull it out. Stumps have quite deep root systems and you might twist the framework of your vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains can also break causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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