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 should get rid of tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same stump location

Stump grinding Newburgh NYTree roots most likely spread out in to the yard virtually as far as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left which makes it impossible to plant a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 feet of the old site. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump ought to be ground up for you to create some space.

Old tree roots take years to decompose

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

Suckers may emerge

Particular trees do not really die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These kinds of suckers are a little bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will likely come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest portion of the root stump prevents the tree from developing 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 hazard for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the main reason why a substantial tree stump should be removed as opposed to 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 opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was a hole some 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to happen.

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 happens if your gardener or any of the  workers becomes hurt? Are they 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 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 below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much quicker and can commonly be completed in well within an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is quite risky and work intensive

If you dig out your tree stump using a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of as opposed to small chips. 
Most if not all Newburgh NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured pile of compact chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will create a much smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance to the encompassing area and landscaping.
You can also use 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 defends against further spreading of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and diminish the beauty and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be much easier| much faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety threat for slip and fall injury lawsuits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| don’t hook a chain up to your truck and attempt to pull it out. Stumps possess very deep-seated root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your truck or even trigger the air bags. Chains can also snap resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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