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 remove tree stumps with a stump grinding service

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

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same location

Stump grinding West Point NYTree roots typically stretch out into the yard virtually 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 impossible to plant a new| replacement tree anywhere within 10 feet of the existing location. If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a different one| then the stump ought to be ground up for you to create some space.

Aged tree roots take years to decompose

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

Suckers may come up

Various trees do not die after they’ve been felled| and will send up suckers the following year. These suckers are a little bit like the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and instead of coming back as one tree| will likely return as ten or twenty new trees. Grinding down the stump and the thickest section of the root stump defends against the tree from becoming 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 potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the leading reason why a sizeable tree stump ought to be removed rather than 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 wasn’t until a crack started up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was 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 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 landscaper 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 is able to chew out the roots to well beneath the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is much faster and can typically be executed in well under an hour.


Manually digging out tree stumps is very dangerous and labor intense

If you dig out your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of rather than small chips. 
Most if not all West Point NY landfills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured mound of compact chips and dirt.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a considerably smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will cause 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 helps prevent infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even larger animals. Removing a stump minimizes the risk of further spreading out of infected wood to healthy trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are ugly and detract from the appeal and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will be much easier| a lot quicker and much safer. Exposed stumps have the potential for being a safety hazard for slip and fall injury suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

No matter what you do| don’t ever hook a chain to your car or truck and try to pull it out. They possess very deep-seated root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your truck and even trigger the air bags. Chains might also break causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

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