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 should get rid of tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same location

Stump grinding Sterling Forest NYTree root systems commonly spread 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 making it impractical to plant a new| replacement tree at any place inside 10 feet of the old location. If you want to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump must be ground up so as to create some space.

Aged tree roots take a long time to decompose

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate very quickly as well. Roots attached to a stump appear to survive much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may break out

Some trees do not die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These suckers are a little bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump defends against the tree from developing into an unwelcome addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Spreading roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most important reason why a sizeable tree stump ought to be removed as opposed to 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 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 gardener or any of the  workers gets 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 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 best and most dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take quite a few months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably quicker and can typically be accomplished in well under an hour.


Manually digging out tree stumps is very hazardous and labor intense

If you dig out 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 Sterling Forest NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled pile of small-sized chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a considerably smaller hole than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause less disturbance to the bordering 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 bigger animals. Removing a stump avoids further proliferating of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

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

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| never hook a chain to your vehicle and try to yank it out. They have extremely deep root systems and you might twist the frame of your car and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also break resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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