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

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

The following article details the many reasons why you should consider our stump grinding service.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the exact same location

Stump grinding Newburgh NYTree root systems typically extend out into the yard virtually as much as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left behind which makes it impossible to plant a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 feet of the existing location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump needs to be ground up so as to create some space.

Aged tree roots take years to break down

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots break down very quickly also. Roots attached to a stump appear to last much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping features.

Suckers may come up

Some trees do not really die when they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a little bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will return as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump reduces the chances of the tree from turning into an unwelcome addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Expanding 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 big tree stump should 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 actually a hole some 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Newburgh NY. What transpires 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 Newburgh 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 effective way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take many 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 commonly be finished in well within an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is very dangerous and work intense

If you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to discard instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Newburgh NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled heap of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will make a considerably smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in 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 prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even larger animals. Removing a stump helps prevent further spreading of diseased wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and diminish the appeal and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be much easier| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential for being a safety threat for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| never hook a chain to your truck and attempt to drag it out. Stumps possess quite deep root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your car or even set off the air bags. Chains can also give way causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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