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

Why you ought to take out tree stumps with a stump grinding service

The following blog post explains the many reasons why you should consider our stump grinding services.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same area

Stump grinding Wallkill NYTree root systems commonly spread out into the yard practically as far as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left which makes it difficult to plant a new| replacement tree any where within 10 feet of the old location. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump must be ground up for you to create some space.

Old tree roots take years to degrade

Once a stump has been ground up| the roots break down quickly also. Roots connected to a stump appear to survive much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and many other landscaping features.

Suckers may spring up

Some trees do not die when they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the ensuing year. These suckers are a little bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will come back as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest portion of the root stump helps prevent the tree from becoming an undesirable addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Spreading roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard for injury

The potential for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the most significant reason why a substantial 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 wasn’t 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 occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Wallkill NY. What happens if your landscaper or one of the  workers becomes 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 Wallkill 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 treatments can take several months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder is able to chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is a lot quicker and can generally be finished in well below an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is extremely dangerous and labor intense

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 Wallkill NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will definitely make a considerably smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disturbance to the bordering area and landscaping.
You can also utilize the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even bigger animals. Removing a stump defends against further spreading out of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are unsightly and diminish the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be more convenient| much faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury law suits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

Regardless of what you do| do not hook a chain to your truck and attempt to pull it out. They possess extremely deep root systems and you could twist the frame of your truck and even set off the air bags. Chains can also snap causing damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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