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 should clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same location

Stump grinding Sterling Forest NYTree roots frequently stretch out into the yard practically 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 difficult to start a new| replacement tree any where within 10 ft of the existing site. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump ought to be ground up so as to create some space.

Aged tree roots take a long time to degrade

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down swiftly also. Roots attached to a stump seem to last much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping features.

Suckers may spring up

Particular trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the following year. These kinds of suckers are a little bit like 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 section of the root stump helps prevent 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 threaten sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The potential for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the leading reason why a sizeable tree stump should be removed instead of 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 was not until a crack opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole some 6 feet deep| which is simply 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 transpires 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 most convenient and most efficient way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take quite a few months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can easily chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much faster and can normally be accomplished in well below an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is very dangerous and work intensive

If you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to discard rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Sterling Forest NY dumping grounds will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of compact chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will definitely make a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance 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 helps prevent infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even bigger animals. Removing a stump defends against further spreading out of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and diminish the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be much easier| faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the capability to be a safety hazard for slip and fall injury suits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| don’t hook a chain to your truck and try to pull it out. Stumps have very deep-seated root systems and you can twist the framework of your vehicle or even trigger the air bags. Chains might also break resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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