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

Why you should clear away tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following blog post explains the many reasons why you should look at our stump grinding service.

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

Stump grinding Vails Gate NYTree root systems commonly spread out in to 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 making it impossible to start a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 ft of the old location. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a brand-new one| then the stump must definitely be ground up in order to create some space.

Old tree roots take a long time to degrade

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate swiftly as well. Roots connected to a stump seem to last much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping amenities.

Suckers may come up

Some trees do not really die when they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a bit like 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 portion 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. Expanding roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most important reason why a sizeable tree stump should 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 opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was actually a hole some 6 feet deep| and that is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

Why use Tommy Trees to grind out tree stumps on your Vails Gate NY property?

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Vails Gate NY. What happens if your landscaper 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 Vails Gate 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 below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much speedier and can commonly be carried out in well within an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is very hazardous and labor intensive

If you dig out your tree stump using a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to discard instead of small chips. 
Most if not all Vails Gate NY land fills 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 rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disruption 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| or even larger animals. Removing a stump protects against further proliferating of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are unsightly and detract from the appeal and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be more convenient| much faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential for being a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Definitely do not take risks removing tree stumps

Regardless of what you do| don’t ever hook a chain up to your car or truck and try to pull it out. Stumps have very deep-seated root systems and you might twist the frame of your truck or even trigger the air bags. Chains can also bust resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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