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

Why you should remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same area

Stump grinding New Hampton NYTree root systems typically spread out into the yard nearly as far 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 inside 10 feet of the old location. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump will need to be ground up so as to create some space.

Older tree roots take forever to decompose

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots break down quickly too. Roots connected to a stump seem to last much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may emerge

Particular trees do not die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the next year. These kinds of suckers are a bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest portion 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. Expanding roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the primary reason why a big tree stump should be removed rather than being actually 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 opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole some 6 feet deep| and that is just an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in New Hampton NY. What happens if your gardener or one of the  workers gets hurt? Are these companies insured? Tommy Trees is an %county% NY local company and has the expertise and knowledge for tree care and tree removal in New Hampton 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 best and most efficient way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take quite a few months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder is able to chew out the roots to well under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much quicker and can commonly be executed in well under an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is very risky and work intense

If you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of instead of small chips. 
Most if not all New Hampton NY dumping grounds will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled pile of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will create a considerably smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in 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 protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even bigger 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 bad-looking and detract from the beauty and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be easier| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capability to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| don’t ever hook a chain up to your truck and try to pull it out. Stumps possess very deep-seated root systems and you might twist the framework of your motor vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also bust resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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