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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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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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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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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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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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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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This is How your Gutters and Spouting Could be Damaging your Home (and what to do about it)

Posted 28/06/19

Guttering and spouting do more than take rainwater away, they are essential for a healthy, happy home. Read on to learn signs that indicate issues, and tips for resolving damage... What damage could my guttering be causing? Externally: A sagging gutter will damage your home’s fascia. P

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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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Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Arborists on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Dry bamboo removal

Posted 8 hours ago

We have dried cut bamboos to be removed or shredder. It has been cut down since last year. If you have an ideas how to remove it please come and give me a price cost. There was a company we found here that gave a quote but never shows up on agreed date . Please contact only if you are ready and willing to do Job ASP. Thank you for your time.

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Palm tree removal

Posted 10 hours ago

We have a single large palm in the centre of our driveway that we are wanting removed. The removed plant can either be taken away or put onto our bonfire pile - please advise in your quote which option it will be.

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Eucalyptus trees cut and remove from site

Posted 11 hours ago

GirlGuiding NZ has a property located 63 Thomas Street Waikouiati and the centre field has had the Eucalyptus trees topped due to their height deemed as a hazard. We require a handy-man or service-person willing to cut remaining brances and debri and remove off site, We would provide all branch wood as payment but you need to provide chainsaw and trailer. We can provide photos of the brances/debri for removal as we need to site cleared for our girls to camp in a space free of hazard and fire r...

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Arborist Report: For tree removal

Posted 15 hours ago

im doing Due diligence on a bush block in Waitakere ranges for a potential house build project and i need to get an Arborist Report For tree removal. im looking for quotes to get the paperwork done for my pre consent meeting.

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Tree Removing

Posted 1 day ago

Require trees to be removed to allow a demolition of a garage to occur.

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Prune/shape six Pittosporums

Posted 1 day ago

I have 6 Pittosporums that I planted less than two years ago and they just need pruning to stop them getting too out of hand and growing over the lawn edge and too close to roses in between them, plus they need shaping to go back to the nice conical shape they were when I first planted them.

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Massey tree cut

Posted 1 day ago

10 metre tall tree., cut down and taken away. The trunk is quite close to a fence and carport. Don't want it stump ground. Want the trunk left approx metre tall.

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Tree Stump Removal

Posted 2 days ago

We have approx 20 tree stumps that we need removed & disposed of from our property. They're not very big - images attached. Please provide an estimate.

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Dry Bamboo remover

Posted 3 days ago

We have dried cut bamboos to be removed or shredder. It has been cut down since last year. If you have an ideas how to remove it please come and give me a price cost. There was a company we found here that gave a quote but never shows up on agreed date . Please contact only if you are ready and willing to do Job ASP. Thank you for your time.

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Remove Bamboo roots #2

Posted 3 days ago

Approximately 12m x 1m patch of bamboo roots to be removed. (Most of the retaining they were contained in has already been removed, and current fencing can be removed if required.) The bulk of the root system is above the ground level.

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Yucca removal

Posted 4 days ago

I have about 10 large yuccas I want removed and stumps grinded. Most are shown in the attached image but there are another 3 (with multiple trunks each) not shown. Access to the garden between the fence and the balcony might be tight but we could possibly remove a few sections of fence if necessary.

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Quote job

Posted 4 days ago

Hiya I need someone to meet me at 3pm on Monday at 703a Coatesville Riverhead Highway to quote me on 2 alternative options, so I can get a transportable home on a piece of land. 1. Felling 4 x medium sized trees 2. Trimming and cutting a bunch of bushes up along the driveway Thanks. I want quotes from 2 separate companies, to compare.

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Tree pruning

Posted 4 days ago

Need trees pruned down to below roofline. Pics attached.

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Stump Grind

Posted 4 days ago

Need a price to grind the 2 stumps in photo attached. and also 2 other smaller stumps I don't have a photo of but they are about 300mm diameter at the most.. don't need to remove shavings can leave on site..

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Palm tree removal/cutting

Posted 5 days ago

I need a palm tree to be removed or cut to the ground. Palm Trees available for anyone who would like to relocate them. Removal, transportation and transplant at their cost.

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Tree and hedges trimming

Posted 5 days ago

Tree trimming, need done urgently next week at latest

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Trim overgrown hedge

Posted 5 days ago

To trim my front garden hedge down to a manageable level.

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Tree Trimming & Stump Removal

Posted 5 days ago

Trimming of tree hitting roof at rear of property and also stump removal in garden to allow for more space.

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Stump grinding

Posted 6 days ago

One wattle tree stump to be ground and or removed, I can remove debris if required. Approx 1 Metre diameter, depth about 70cms

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 148,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Backyard Tree Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of 2 large trees

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Large tree to go!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Cutting, clearing and removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2x Kauri (Dieback)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Plum Tree Stump Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trees Pruning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lilly Pilly

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree pruning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Pruning

Work carried out by an employee of the company

31st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stump grind

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 x Stump Grinding

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree removal required

Work carried out by an employee of the company

29th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stump Grinding

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trees and small shrubs chainsawing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Fiejoa

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tall, spindly tree removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree removal

Work carried out by an employee of the company

20th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Onehunga stump grinding job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stump removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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