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 Serving Mechanicsville, Glen Allen, Richmond, Henrico, Hanover, and surrounding areas with outstanding tree service needs since 1997

Residential and Commercial Services 

 EMERGENCY SERVICES Emergency Tree Care is one of our specialities.  We have crews on stand by at all times.  Ice, Wind, and Lightning are just some examples that could cause limbs or entire trees to fall, often landing on other trees, homes, cars, or other structures.  The weight of storm-damaged trees can be great, which adds to the danger of removing or trimming them.

If you have a Tree Emergency please call the office so that we can arrange an appointment to meet with you right away.  If an emergency arises after or before our regular office hours, please call our office at 746-8580. You will be directed to our voice mail, which will provide you with an emergency contact number. We will arrange to meet with you as quickly as possible. 

Regular Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm Offices are closed for major holidays.Emergency Tree Care is one of our specialities.  We have crews on stand by at all times.  Ice, Wind, and Lightning are just some examples that could cause limbs or entire trees to fall...

TREE REMOVAL Some potential reasons for tree removal are dead, dying, hazardous, crowding and causing harm to other trees, disease infested, or location.  Tree removal is one of the most hazardous aspects of arboriculture.  Routinely tree workers must cut down trees growing in restricted areas, near homes and utility lines. Tree removal requires a substantial amount of experience to be performed safely and without causing further damage to the site.

Our crews are trained in the proper procedures and techniques too safely and efficiently remove trees.

PROFESSIONAL PRUNING & TRIMMING  We prune to the current ANSI Standards  Specific types of pruning may be necessary to maintain a mature tree in a healty, safe, and attractive conditions.

  • TREE PRUNING FOR HEALTH includes the removal of dead, weak, and broken limbs, which could result in decay, diseased, or insect infested branches.  The removal of live branches is necessary from time to time to allow increased exposure to sunlight and circulation of air within the canopy.  This method creates a better structure to lessen wind resistance and reduce the potential of breakage due to wind damage.
  • THINNING is the selective removal of branches to increase light penetration and air movement through the crown.  Thinning opens the foliage of a tree, reduces weight on heavy limbs, and helps retain the tree's natural shape. 
  • CROWN CLEANING is the removal of dead, dying, crowded, or weakly attached branches from the crown of the tree.
  • CROWN REDUCTION may be needed to improve the shape, silhouette, height, or spread of the tree.  Reduction v's topping, reduction helps maintain the form and structure of the tree. 
  • RAISING THE LOWER LIMBS is removal of the lower branches from a tree in order to provide clearance for buildings, vehicles, pedestrians, and personal preference for outlook.
  • Tree Trimming for WEIGHT REDUCTION is vital to minimize chances of limb breakage
  • Tree Trimming for APPEARANCE & RESTORATION is essential for maximizing the beauty of your landscaping.
  • Tree Trimming for STRUCTURE ENHANCEMENT is mainly performed in younger tree pruning also known as DEVELOPMENTAL TREE PRUNING.  Training younger trees is one of the most important procedures for your new planting to help ensure sound structure and branch location. 

Specific types of pruning may be necessary to maintain a mature tree in a healthy, safe, and attractive condition.

STUMP GRINDING Stump Grinding is the mechanical grinding of a trees roots, below ground level.  We achieve this with 2 machines, our large tow behind machine and out small track grinder.  Our tow behind machine is used for large, easy to get to stumps; this machine is towed with a truck from our fleet.  Our track grinder is used for stumps in tight and confined area; this machine will fit through a standard 36" gate. 

We grind stumps 8-12" below grade, the stump hole will then be filled in with the stump grindings; the remaining excess mulch does remain on premises. 

The grinding of surface/running roots is not considered part of the stump grinding process.  This option is available at an additional cost as is the hauling away of the excess mulch.

Although we do, our best to avoid causing damage to underground systems, the machines do not differentiate between tree roots and underground obstructions.  We cannot be responsible for damage to underground systems.

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Surface/Running Roots are the apparent surface/running roots →



 DISASTER RESPONSE SERVICES Natural disasters such as ice storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes are tragic yet unavoidable.  Medek Tree Service and it's associated companies are prepared to provide experience, work force, management, and disaster relief assistance to municipalities, state and federal governments, corporations, and privately owned organizations.  

We are equipped to handle large amounts of vegetative debris.  Our loading trucks are equipped to haul 60-85 cubic yards of material, with the additional pull behind trailer can carry the capacity up to 130 cubic yards.

Medek Tree Service specializes in tree pruning, trimming, and removal of storm damaged trees.  Over the past few years we have performed such contracted services throughout our home state of Virginia, as well as Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, South Carolina and Texas.