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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Pine tree removal and stump grinding

Posted 2 hours ago

Medium size pine tree need removing and section cleared of other trees and stumps

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Remove pine tree and two plam tree bulbs

Posted 10 hours ago

1. Remove the pipetree as pictured on our lawn. Car is accessible. 2. Remove two palm tree bulbs and a small garden. So that the land is ready for building new deck and carport.

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Cut down 6 gum trees

Posted 13 hours ago

We would like 6 gum trees cut down on our section by a qualified Arbortists who has liability insurance. Would prefer for work to be done in exchange for trees as fire wood. Are open to negotiation.

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2x Conifer pruning & removal of branches from a damaged tree

Posted 16 hours ago

Removal of dead / damaged branches from tree & pruning to 2x conifers as shown on photos.

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Small tree prune

Posted 20 hours ago

Pear tree to be trimmed right back

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Krysia lanigan

Posted 20 hours ago

We have 3 trees, one karaka, pittosporum and fejoa we would like removed from our back garden. I would like an idea of costs to chip and leave on site and for complete removal. Thanks

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X2 pittosporum stumps

Posted 21 hours ago

Require X2 Pittosporum stumps removed prior to landscaping work. 1st stump roughly 24cm in diameter 2nd stump Roughly 20cm in diameter

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Cut down of Olive Tree

Posted 1 day ago

I have an (i think) an over grown olive tree in the garden that need to be cut down and removed. No need remove the stump, just cut down as much as possible. The estimated height is the equivalent of a two story house, but hopeful the attached photos will help. The house is a rental and the tenants are helpful when providing access. Access to the tree is via a small path around the house, therefore not enough room for a cherry picker. I assume this will need to be taken down by claimi...

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Large oak tree removal

Posted 1 day ago

Massive old oak that needs either removing or seriously cutting back

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Tree

Posted 1 day ago

We need some branches that broke in the wind cutting up and the pieces too small for firewood removing

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Remove 2 x small trees

Posted 1 day ago

Remove cherry tree and bayleaf tree. no stump grinding required.

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Phoenix Palm Removal

Posted 1 day ago

Removal of very large Phoenix Palm required including stump grinding to restore the garden bed. Also removal of all parts.

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Stump grind

Posted 1 day ago

stump approx 1100mm by 80mm, low to ground, needs grinding 200mm so gravel can go over the top for parking.

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Trim trees

Posted 1 day ago

We have around 7 medium sized trees that require trimming on our property, to a more manageable height.. we still want to maintain privacy, would like to let in more light. Rubbish to be taken away please.

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Relocation of Karaka tree

Posted 1 day ago

Hi we have a tree approx 3-3.5 metres tall that we would like to relocate to another area on our property. It’s currently planted right up against our home.

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Cut tree branch, and remove some bush

Posted 2 days ago

Located otahuhu Cut one branch from tree sticking out And remove bushes at front of house

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Pruning large trees #2

Posted 2 days ago

We have just moved in & our neighbours have several large trees that have branches over hanging onto our property. They need to be pruned back.

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2 x tree removal

Posted 2 days ago

We need two black locust trees removed including stump.

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Palm tree

Posted 3 days ago

Cutting dead leave and take them away

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 153,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Boundary hedge topping

Work carried out by a subcontractor

21st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Tree Topping

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Phoenix Palm Pruning and branch removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree removal

Work carried out by an employee of the company

14th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fallen tree removal and disposal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stump grinding of old peach tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 small trees trimmed and waste removed


9th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree and stump removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove two trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove hedge and stumps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

remove 2 trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree trimming

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Section clearing


4th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Stumpp Grinding

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Front and back tree pruning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trees trimmed to 1.8M fence height and tidy

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Chipping job, McLaren Road, Henderson

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 1

Massey tree cut

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Pruning and Cutback


16th December 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4
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