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 clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following article explains the many reasons why you should choose our stump grinding service.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the exact same area

Stump grinding Newburgh NYTree roots typically extend out in to the yard nearly as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left which makes it impractical to start a new| replacement tree anywhere inside 10 ft of the old site. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a fresh one| then the stump ought to be ground up for you to create some space.

Old tree roots take a long time to decompose

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate swiftly too. Roots attached to a stump appear to survive much longer and can obstruct planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may spring up

Particular trees do not die when they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the ensuing year. These suckers are a bit similar to 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 section of the root stump prevents 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 threaten sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard 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 instead of 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 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 landscaper or any of the  workers becomes 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 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 most convenient and most efficient way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably speedier and can commonly be completed in well under an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is very risky and labor intense

If you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Newburgh NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured heap of compact chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will definitely create a much smaller hole compared to 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 helps prevent infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even larger animals. Removing a stump defends against further proliferating of diseased 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 is going to be easier| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury law suits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| do not hook a chain up to your car or truck and attempt to pull it out. Stumps possess very deep-seated root systems and you could twist the frame of your truck 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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