Stump Grinding West Point NY Tree Service Orange County New York 10996

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

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

The following blog post outlines the many reasons why you should choose our stump grinding services.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same area

Stump grinding West Point NYTree root systems most likely stretch out in to the yard practically as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left behind which makes it impractical to start a new| replacement tree at any place within 10 feet of the existing location. If you really want to replace that old shade tree with a new one| then the stump has to be ground up in order to create some space.

Aged tree roots take years to decompose

After a stump has been ground up| the roots break down quickly also. Roots attached to a stump appear to last much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and various other landscaping features.

Suckers may come up

Specific trees do not die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the following year. These suckers are a bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than returning as one tree| will return as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest portion 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. Spreading roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the leading reason why a sizeable tree stump ought to be removed rather than 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 started up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was a hole approximately 6 feet deep| and that is simply an accident waiting to occur anytime.

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

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company which provides stump grinding and other tree services in West Point NY. What happens if your gardener or any 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 West Point 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 dependable way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take many months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can easily chew out the roots to well under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is considerably speedier and can usually be completed in well within an hour.


Physically digging out tree stumps is very hazardous and work intensive

Should you remove 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 West Point NY land fills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a controlled pile of small chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly make a much smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause 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 prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| or even larger animals. Removing a stump reduces the chances of further spreading of diseased wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and detract from the beauty and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be easier| faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the capacity to become a safety threat for slip and fall injury suits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| don’t ever hook a chain to your car and attempt to drag it out. They have extremely deep-seated root systems and you might twist the frame of your car or truck or even trigger the air bags. Chains can also snap causing damage to the vehicle or injury to close-by property or persons.

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