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Winterizing your House Exterior, Doors & Windows Part 2

Posted 18/06/14

The second in a three-part series sharing tips on weatherproofing your home to combat the Kiwi winter, focusing on the exterior of your home, doors and windows.  Winterizing your house exterior The first article covered, inspecting fireplaces, wood stoves and chimneys and also discuss

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Ultimate Winter Ready Checklist

Posted 30/04/18

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in with preparations to get your home in the best shape and be a healthy place to be during the challenging winter months. Mould & mildew control Prevention is easier than treatment. Check around your house for spots that are prone to leaks, condensation or

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Midwinter Home Renovation Checklist for Homeowners

Posted 18/06/13

Queens Birthday weekend kicks off the official start to winter. You may be thinking there’s not a lot that can be done to your home during the winter months, but think again! Here’s your very own Midwinter Home Renovation Checklist, which you can use to work out what needs doing at your home. Y

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4 Reasons for Using Professional Tree Care Services

Posted 29/04/14

Hiring professional tree care services can save you time and effort - here's four great reasons why you should use professional tree care services. Saves you time: professional tree care service providers have the right equipment and skills to get the job done quickly. You don't need to take

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8 Ways to Protect Your Trees Before Heading Into Winter

Posted 29/04/15

Many homeowners are under impression that the vast majority of winter damage to their trees comes as a result of unusually cold temperatures. While this can be an aspect, there are other factors at play and we explore them... What causes most damage is the drying due to cold air and the u

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Arborists - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

An arborist is an expert in the care and protection of individual trees.  They know about the needs of a variety of trees and are trained to provide the appropriate care to the trees. Well looked after trees are both attractive and add value to your property. Trees that aren't well maintained wil

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Choosing and Using an Arborist

Posted 23/10/12

There is an art to trimming back a tree - careless hacking can adversely affect the health of a tree, and in some cases cause it to die. Rather than lopping its top off, and completely ruining its shape and health, call in someone who can provide a solution to suit both your needs and the tree's

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Winter Gardening Tips for March and April in New Zealand

Posted 13/03/13

A successful garden provides a visually interesting variety of colour year-round.  Builderscrack has some winter gardening tips for you! Start by incorporating a blend of trees both evergreen and deciduous, mixed up with flowering shrubs, spring bulbs, perennials and annuals. In climates with

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Stump grinding help please (10 small hedge stumps)

Posted 4 hours ago

Just need to grind 10 stumps from a hedge into the ground, girth of stumps range from approx 6-15cm. Need this done asap please.

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Large bush removal

Posted 5 hours ago

Large bush removal, off section.

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Chipping/Mulching a pile of wood

Posted 6 hours ago

We have trimmed back 8 small trees and have a pile of branches, most of it under 10cm diameter, needing to be mulched. The pile is approx 15-20 cubic meters.

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Privet cutback

Posted 6 hours ago

Privet needs cutback top and sides plus clearing or mulching

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Grinding three stumps

Posted 19 hours ago

Got three stumps in front yard that need grinding down by 200-300mm. Not large stumps but need trimmed to under ground to put new lawn down. Located in Mt Roskill.

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TREE REMOVAL #2

Posted 21 hours ago

remove some trees cut back others

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Tree removal

Posted 22 hours ago

A number otrees to remove/ prune

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Stump removal

Posted 1 day ago

4 tree stumps taken out of ground.

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Tree Removal x2

Posted 1 day ago

We need two cherry trees removed. One is around 15ft tall and quite full and the other is around around 10 ft tall and more sparse. We would also like the root killed as it is currently near pipework. The job is in Ngaio, Wellington. Thank you.

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Tree and stump removal

Posted 1 day ago

Cut down one medium sized tree (acer - see pic) and remove tree and stump.

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Stump grinding - Point Chevalier

Posted 1 day ago

We have 23 odd stumps in a line (a former hedge) that need to be grinded down.

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Hedge trimming and mulching

Posted 2 days ago

We have a line of 8 tree/shrubs (? possibly a willow of some sort) on our western boundary abutting the neighbour's garden which have grown up to 14-16 feet and need to be trimmed (& the cuttings mulched). In total about 13-14m length, as per attached photo.

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Stump removal

Posted 2 days ago

I have a number of stumps needing to be stump ground after a new fence being erected, access is flat and easily accessible, two of the largest stumps are 300mm in diameter and then there are three or four smaller stumps. Any mulch can be left behind, there is no garden or any other plants near any of the stumps.

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Tree Removal

Posted 2 days ago

I have a dead tree that looks terrible that I would like trimmed down so you cant see it from house as I am selling.

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Tree🌳felling & Removal

Posted 3 days ago

Sunlight & view priority - LARGE established Tree🌳 felling + trunk & foliage removal required.

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Stump grinding

Posted 3 days ago

Our big tree died after we raised our garden. Now we have a tree stump in the square cage(size1300x1300mm and 3500mm deep). The stump is 3500mm deep and 450mm wide. The machine only can go through 800mm wide door. Can any one help , thanks

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 133,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Cabbage tree removal


19th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Topping and Ground Cover Clearing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trees Removals

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree trimming

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

17th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Just cut them down

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Remove Tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Phoenix Palm removal #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree and Trunk removal Gilletta 2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bush trimming

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Removal of 3x stumps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Cutting and Green Waste Remove

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ivy pruning and x1 tree to be shaped

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal and disposal of tree on boundary line


8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mike Eady


8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

let in the light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd April 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Tree removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Driveway tree trimming

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Pruning

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

28th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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