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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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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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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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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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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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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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5 Steps to Transform Your Landscaping Dreams into a Backyard Reality

Posted 25/02/20

We’ve mapped out five actionable steps to transform your landscaping dreams to life and add value to your property.

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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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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

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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.

Stump Removal

Posted 10 minutes ago

Need a stump removed from my backyard.- photo below

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Tree and stump removal

Posted 2 hours ago

Have 4 small stumps I want removed and 2 bigger stumps also cheers

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Tree removal

Posted 9 hours ago

Removal of four trees. Two small, one medium, one largish. Stump ground on medium.

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Stump removal

Posted 21 hours ago

I would like quotes for removal of a tree stump. The tree has only recently been cut down but I want the stump now removed too

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Tree removal

Posted 1 day ago

I’m wanting to remove 2 tall skinny trees from my yard, and possibly a bush that it just sticks.

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Treework

Posted 1 day ago

Prune 2 Pohutakawa 4m high, remove 1 large bottlebrush and 4 smaller trees. Remove numerous shrubs, stump grinding (5-8 stumps).

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Hillside trees tidy up

Posted 1 day ago

Trimming mostly thin branches trees on hillside - would need long reach trimmers for some. Remove trimmings &/or shred & distribute on site. Expect to pay for a set number of man hours (3-4?)

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Stump Grind approx 800mm stump

Posted 1 day ago

Stump Grind approx 800mm cherry tree stump. Fendalton Location. Ideally do Tuesday 19th October.

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3-4 stumps to go

Posted 1 day ago

I have 3-4 tree stumps I need ground down. the stumps range from 400-600mm diameter. The property has good access and the price will determine whether I have 3 or 4 ground down. There is no rush and no timeline. The waste can stay and I will deal with that part.

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Section tidy up

Posted 2 days ago

Hi there, I have a lifestyle block just north of Otaki that I'm wanting to sort out before the upcoming summer. The scope of the job requires trees to be cut back up the side of the driveway (approx. 100m long) and clear some small trees around the property that need a good tidy up (trees aren't too large)

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Stump Grinding

Posted 2 days ago

Have 6 stumps to grind out as low as posisble.

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Tree removal

Posted 2 days ago

Cutting down, stump grinding and chipping of large tree

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Tree removal and stump grinding

Posted 2 days ago

We need 1 large tree removed, 1 medium sized tree, two cut back and 2 stumps removed.

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Stump removed #2

Posted 3 days ago

We have this stump we would like removed, ideally 8th or 9th November would work but can plan a wfh day to accommodate due to dogs being loose on the property.

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Karaka tree removal

Posted 3 days ago

We have around 6 karaka trees of varying sizes on our property but neighbours on two sides have dogs and so we are interested in costs for getting some, if not all, removed.

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2 x cabbage tree

Posted 3 days ago

2 Cabbage trees to be cut at fence height, and removed. When you make contact please give an estimate, so that I don't waste your time. I recon the trees are +/-4m tall

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Remove a tree and cut a tree trunk back. No grinding required.

Posted 3 days ago

I am looking to remove this tree, and there is a remaining trunk of tree with bushy top next to it that needs to be removed. No stump grinding. Just trimmed as low to the ground as possible. Looking to get this done soon please.

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Tree Trimming/Pruning

Posted 3 days ago

Tree trimming and thinning, removal of green waste. Urgently please.

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Tree and stump removal

Posted 4 days ago

Tree and stump removal required for tree in attached photo. Height I'm guessing is 10 -12 meters? I really don't know.

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Tree Stump Removal

Posted 4 days ago

I have a large pohutukawa tree stump in my drive and required it to cut down to ground level. It is approx 1.5m tall by 2 meters across in both directions. The access is easy. A large chainsaw will be required. I will keep the wood and use for my fire place. and can cut to the correct size. At this stage not really looking for the stump grinding.

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 206,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Pruning Palm Trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Phoenix palm needs removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree to be trimmed

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove fronds - single fan palm

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove dead tree and roots

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree encroaching on neighbours garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

3 mature trees to be felled

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Shrub removal and stump grind or removal - prefer minimal lead time

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Arborists- tree thinning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dylan’s place

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Pruning/Clean Up


2nd October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stump removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st October 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trim Hedge & Tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Magnolia hair cut

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree and stump removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

3 tree stumps to grind in Burwood

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree stump removal

Work carried out by an employee of the company

26th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Apricot tree stump removal once Level 2 arrives

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 3
Communication
 4

Urgent Stump Grinding root removal Job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

tree about to fall

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4
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