Stump Grinding Washingtonville NY Tree Service Orange County New York 10992

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

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

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

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

Stump grinding Washingtonville NYTree roots usually stretch out into the yard almost 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 unfeasible 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 must definitely be ground up so as to create some space.

Older tree roots take forever to break down

After a stump has been ground up| the roots break down very quickly also. Roots connected to a stump seem to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping features.

Suckers may break out

Certain trees do not really die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the subsequent year. These kinds of suckers are a bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will likely come back as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump helps prevent the tree from developing into 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 possibility for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the most important reason why a big tree stump should be removed as opposed to being actually 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 actually a hole approximately 6 feet deep| which is just an accident waiting to happen.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in Washingtonville NY. What transpires if your gardener or any of the  workers becomes 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 Washingtonville 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 dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical applications can take many months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is substantially quicker and can generally be executed in well under an hour.


Manually excavating out tree stumps is quite hazardous and work intense

Should you remove your tree stump using a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to discard rather than small chips. 
Most if not all Washingtonville NY landfills will decline tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled mound of small-sized chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will make a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump.
 Grinding will create less disruption to the surrounding area and landscaping.
You can also use the mulch to landscape.

Protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding protects against infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even bigger animals. Removing a stump reduces the chances of further spreading of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and detract from the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be much easier| much faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the capacity to become a safety risk for slip and fall injury personal injury lawsuits.

Warning do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| do not hook a chain to your truck and attempt to pull it out. They have quite deep root systems and you can twist the framework of your car or even trigger the air bags. Chains can also break resulting in damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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