We offer affordable stump removal services to residential and commercial property owners in West Point NY and throughout Orange County New York.

Stump removal service Orange County NY by Tommy TreesStump removal 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 ought to clear away tree stumps with a stump removal service

The following blog post explains the many reasons why you should choose Tommy Trees stump grinding service.

Stumps make it difficult to replant in the same location

Tree root systems frequently spread out into the yard nearly as far as the branches did on the live tree. By leaving the tree stump in place| the more thick roots are also left behind making it impractical to start a new| replacement tree anywhere inside 10 ft of the old site.

If you choose to replace that old shade tree with a brand new one| then the stump will need to be ground up so as to create some space.

Older tree roots take forever to degrade

After a stump has been ground up| the roots deteriorate quickly too. Roots connected to a stump appear to survive much longer and can hinder planting shrubs| flowers| and other landscaping amenities.

Stump removal prevents suckers which can spring up

Certain trees do not die when they’ve been chopped down| and will send up suckers the ensuing 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 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 endanger sidewalks or foundations.

Stump Removal lessens potential hazard for injury

The potential for a collapse or a sinkhole in the yard is the most significant reason why a substantial tree stump ought to be removed as opposed to being actually 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 was not until a crack opened up in the stump that discovered beneath the stump was 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 West Point NY property?

Tommy Trees is a fully insured tree service company providing stump grinding and other tree services in West Point NY. What transpires if your landscaper or one of the  workers becomes hurt? Are these guys insured? Tommy Trees is an Orange 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 Orange County NY residents.

Stump grinding is the best and most effective 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 below the ground level. Grinding the stump is a lot quicker and can typically be completed in well below an hour.
Manually excavating out tree stumps is very dangerous and labor intensive
If you dig out your tree stump with a shovel| you will still have the huge stump to dispose of as opposed to small chips.  Most if not all West Point NY land fills will not accept tree stumps. Grinding will leave you with a measured heap of small-sized chips and dirt. Stump grinding will definitely create a much smaller hole compared to digging out the stump. Grinding will create less disruption to the encompassing area and landscaping. You can also utilize the mulch to landscape.

Stump Removal can protect healthy trees from insects and disease

Stump grinding prevents infestations of bees| wasps| hornets| termites| other insects| and even larger animals. Removing a stump prevents further proliferating of infected wood to healthier trees and shrubs.

Stump Removal protects the value of your property

Tree stumps are unsightly and detract from the appeal and value of your home or business property. Mowing your yard will likely be much easier| faster and safer. Exposed stumps have the potential to be a safety risk for slip and fall injury lawsuits.

Do not take risks removing tree stumps

Whatever you do| don’t hook a chain to your car and try to yank it out. They have very deep-seated root systems and you could very well twist the frame of your vehicle and even trigger the air bags. Chains may also snap causing damage to the vehicle or injury to nearby property or people.

Don’t hesitate to contact us for stump removal services in West Point NY today.

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