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 ought to remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following post explains the many reasons why you should consider Tommy Trees stump grinding services.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the exact same area

Stump grinding Montgomery NYTree root systems most likely stretch out in to the yard almost as much as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left behind making it impractical to start a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 ft of the existing site. If you intend to replace that old shade tree with a fresh one| then the stump must be ground up so as to create some space.

Older tree roots take years to decompose

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

Suckers may break out

Some trees do not 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 new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts 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. Expanding roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard for injury

The potential 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 wasn’t 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 occur anytime.

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 one of the  workers gets 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 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 applications can take many months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably quicker and can commonly be accomplished in well under an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is quite risky and work intense

If you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to discard instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Montgomery NY dumping grounds will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled pile of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disruption to the surrounding 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 larger animals. Removing a stump minimizes the risk of 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 market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be more convenient| much faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety threat for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| do not hook a chain up to your vehicle and attempt to yank it out. Stumps possess quite deep-seated root systems and you can twist the frame of your car and even trigger the air bags. Chains can also bust resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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