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

Why you ought to grind tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following blog post outlines the many reasons why you should look at Tommy Trees stump grinding service.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same area

Stump grinding Sterling Forest NYTree root systems typically spread out in to the yard just about as far as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left behind making it unfeasible to plant a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 ft of the old location. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump has to be ground up for you to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to decompose

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate quickly too. Roots connected to a stump seem to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping features.

Suckers may come up

Particular trees do not die after 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 likely come back 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 undesirable 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 potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the top reason why a sizeable 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 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 occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Sterling Forest NY. What transpires if your landscaper or any 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 Sterling Forest 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 is able to chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is substantially faster and can usually be accomplished in well under an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is quite hazardous and work intense

Should you dig out your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Sterling Forest NY land fills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly make 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 prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even bigger animals. Removing a stump minimizes further spreading out of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and detract from the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be easier| a lot quicker and safer. Exposed stumps have the capacity to become a safety threat for slip and fall injury suits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| don’t hook a chain up to your car or truck and attempt to yank it out. Stumps have very deep-seated root systems and you can twist the frame of your car and even set off the air bags. Chains may also break resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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