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 article details the many reasons why you should look at Tommy Trees stump grinding service.

Stumps make it tough to replant in the same location

Stump grinding West Point NYTree roots commonly spread out in to the yard almost as much as the branches did on the living tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the thicker roots are also left behind which makes it unfeasible to start a new| replacement tree anywhere inside 10 feet of the old location. If you intend to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump should be ground up in order to create some space.

Older tree roots take a long time to break down

Soon after a stump has been ground up| the roots break down quickly also. Roots connected to a stump seem to survive much longer and can get in the way of planting shrubs| flowers| and various landscaping features.

Suckers may come up

Various trees do not die after they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the next year. These suckers are a bit similar to the multi headed Greek “Hydra” and rather than coming back as one tree| will likely return as ten or twenty trees . Grinding down the stump and the thickest parts of the root stump defends against the tree from becoming an undesirable addition to your yard. Ground out stumps are less likely to start re-growth of roots. Expanding roots can endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Potential hazard for injury

The possibility for a cave-in or a sinkhole in the yard is the primary reason why a sizeable tree stump ought to be removed instead of 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 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 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 transpires if your landscaper or any of the  workers becomes hurt? Are these guys 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 best and most efficient way to remove tree stumps.

Chemical treatments can take many months or years to work. 
Our stump grinder can chew out the roots to well under the ground level. 
Grinding the stump is substantially faster and can normally be carried out in well under an hour.


Physically excavating out tree stumps is very hazardous and labor intensive

If you remove your tree stump with a shovel| you will 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 measured pile of little chips and soil.
 Stump grinding will certainly create a considerably smaller hole rather than digging out the stump.
 Grinding will result in less disturbance to the bordering 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 prevents further proliferating of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Protecting the value of your property

Tree stumps are bad-looking and diminish the beauty and market value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard is going to be much easier| faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to become a safety threat for slip and fall injury law suits.

Don’t take risks removing tree stumps

What ever you do| never hook a chain to your car or truck and attempt to drag it out. Stumps have extremely deep-seated root systems and you could very well twist the framework of your car or even trigger the air bags. Chains can also break causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or persons.

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