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

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

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

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

Stump grinding Montgomery NYTree roots generally extend out in to the yard almost as far as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left which makes it unfeasible to plant 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 different one| then the stump should be ground up in order to create some space.

Old tree roots take years to decompose

After a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate quickly also. Roots attached to a stump seem to last much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping features.

Suckers may emerge

Specific trees do not really die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the next year. These kinds of 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 portion of the root stump defends against 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 endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the biggest 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 actually a hole approximately 6 feet deep| and that is just an accident waiting to happen.

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

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

Chemical treatments can take quite a few months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably faster and can typically be accomplished in well under an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is very risky and labor intensive

Should you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Montgomery NY dumping grounds will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will definitely create a considerably smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance to the surrounding area and landscaping.
You can also use 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 bigger animals. Removing a stump defends against further proliferating of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and detract from the appeal and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be easier| much faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential for being a safety risk for slip and fall injury law suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| never hook a chain to your car or truck and attempt to drag it out. They have quite deep root systems and you could twist the frame of your vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also bust resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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