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 remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the exact same location

Stump grinding Vails Gate NYTree root systems commonly extend out in to the yard virtually 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 impractical to start a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 ft of the existing site. If you intend to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump should be ground up in order to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to degrade

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots break down very quickly as well. Roots attached to a stump seem to last much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping features.

Suckers may come up

Particular trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These kinds of suckers are a bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of coming back as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump prevents 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 cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the leading reason why a big tree stump should be removed as opposed to being 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 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 one 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 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 best and most dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well below the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably faster and can commonly be executed in well below an hour.


Manually digging out tree stumps is very hazardous and labor intensive

If you dig out 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 Vails Gate NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of compact chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will definitely create a much smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create 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 helps prevent infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even bigger animals. Removing a stump defends against further spreading out of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and diminish the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be more convenient| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the capability to become a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Definitely do not take risks removing tree stumps

Regardless of what you do| do not hook a chain to your car or truck and try to pull it out. They possess very deep root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your vehicle and even set off the air bags. Chains may also bust causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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