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

Why you should take out tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the exact same location

Stump grinding Walden NYTree root systems frequently stretch out into the yard nearly as much as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left making it difficult to start a new| replacement tree at any place inside 10 feet of the existing location. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump should be ground up in order to create some space.

Aged tree roots take forever to decompose

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate swiftly also. Roots connected to a stump appear to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping amenities.

Suckers may emerge

Various trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of returning as one tree| will return as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump reduces the chances of the tree from developing into an unwanted 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 possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most significant reason why a big tree stump ought to 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 approximately 6 feet deep| and that is just an accident waiting to happen.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Walden NY. What happens if your gardener or one of the  workers gets 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 Walden 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 effective way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications 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 speedier and can normally be carried out in well under an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is very dangerous and labor intense

Should you dig out your tree stump using a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of as opposed to small chips. 
Most if not all Walden NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured pile of little chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will definitely create a much smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause less disruption to the encompassing area and landscaping.
You can also use the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even larger animals. Removing a stump reduces the chances of further proliferating of diseased wood to healthy 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 is going to be more convenient| faster and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury suits.

Definitely do not take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| do not hook a chain up to your truck and try to pull it out. They possess very deep-seated root systems and you could twist the frame of your vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also bust causing damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or people.

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