Stump Grinding Sterling Forest NY Tree Service Orange County New York 10979

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 clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it tough to replant in the exact same stump location

Stump grinding Sterling Forest NYTree root systems generally stretch 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 which makes it impossible to plant a new| replacement tree any where inside 10 ft of the old location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump should be ground up for you to create some space.

Old tree roots take years to break down

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down very quickly also. Roots connected to a stump seem to last much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may spring up

Various trees do not really die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a little bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will return as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest portion of the root stump reduces the chances of the tree from becoming 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 hazard for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the biggest reason why a sizeable 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| and that is just an accident waiting to happen.

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 happens if your landscaper or one of the  workers becomes 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 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 easiest and most effective way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take several 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 substantially faster and can typically be carried out in well within an hour.


Manually digging out tree stumps is extremely dangerous and labor intense

Should you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you are going to still have the huge stump to dispose of instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Sterling Forest NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured mound of small chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will certainly make a much smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance 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 helps prevent infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even larger animals. Removing a stump defends against further proliferating 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| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capability for being a safety risk for slip and fall injury lawsuits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| don’t hook a chain to your car and try to pull it out. Stumps have extremely deep-seated root systems and you could twist the frame of your truck and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also break resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or people.

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