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

Stumped

Posted 11 months ago

We have a large tree stump needing to be removed from above a retaining wall with difficult access up steep drive and next to house. If the price is right then we will also have a couple of other tree stumps we would love removed too.

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Tree toping , ron ... or ... if in range

Posted 3 years ago

i need a row of trees topped so i can get some sun. they neednt be taken away.

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Tree topping and pruning

Posted 2 years ago

Trees topped, trees pruned, banksia hedge cut back.

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Arborist Required

Posted 5 years ago

Large section net Akaroa, lots of boundary trees requiring cut back, also trees overgrown on section. Require cut down/trim. Make larger sections into logs, mulch smaller sections and put back on section paths.

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Gardening

Posted 3 years ago

cuttings trees, and plants out

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Macrocarpa Hedge Removal

Posted 7 months ago

Hi, Removal a side boundary macrocarpa hegde. About 2.5m wide by 10m long and 3m high. Consists of about 6 interwoven trees. Greenwaste can be dumped at farm up the road and stumps can be left once cut down. Or trees could be cut off at stumps and dragged to farm up road for burning. 928 Le Bons Bay Road. RHS boundary hedge.

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Dropping 3 Trees -Port Levy

Posted 2 years ago

I have three tall trees I would like felled on my property in Port Levy. A macrocarpa, - pine and a gum tree. I can do the clean up once there down however my property is bordered by others and needs to be done carefully to drop them. 152 Pa Rd is the address trees are towards the rear of the property which has road access.

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Trim trees

Posted 5 years ago

We need someone to trim back a number of overgrown trees at our property. Also to either remove the cuttings or mulch them back onto the section.

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Fell a tree

Posted 5 years ago

looking for a bushman to drop a large macrocarpa, 7-8 feet across the trunk, clear fell area, limited funds but cash job, Open to options

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Tree felled

Posted 5 years ago

Have a big macro 60-80ft approx, 2mtrs across trunk. needs to be climbed to clear branch that is growing sideways and dropped, easy access, looking for quote and possibly other trees, I am keeping the wood some possibly millable.

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Tree pruning/removal required

Posted 5 months ago

We have a tree blocking our view that needs topping or removal (about 5-6m tall), plus another needing some pruning.

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Drop some trees

Posted 1 year ago

I have about a dozen large Eucalyptus nitens that I want on the ground. Poisoned them a couple of years ago so they are dead and relatively light. No need to chop them up - I can do that. I just need someone who can drop them on my place and not over the boundary. No houses anywhere near. I have a couple of terfers with 20m steel cables you can use if you like.

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Tree, height reduction

Posted 7 months ago

There are about 40 trees (10 to 15 metres tall) that need height reduction.

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Macrocarpa Hedge Trimming

Posted 7 months ago

Need annual trimming of macrocarpa hedge. Just the front roadside & inside and inside LHS boundary. I have beaten into relatively manageble shape now and topped with chainsaw so only the front hedge and inside of LHS needs trimming. Front about 15m wide (inside and out) and the left hand side about 20m long. About 2-3m high. Can be managed with hedge trimmer now. Green waste can be dumped at farm just up the road, no charge. The growth currently is a touch more than is in the photos attached.938...

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Chambers Trees maintenance

Posted 1 year ago

Limb, lift and chip branches on several large trees. Oak and Firs behind house in picture. Trees crowding shed and garden etc

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Ladies Who Garden

Joined June 2013

Hi. We are a two person garden and design team and have worked on old established gardens as well as creating new contemporary gardens. We will work with your input to get the result you require and are happy to advise,source and plant as well as tidy up and clear out. We have worked on several properties in the Christchurch area, can provide references and are reliable and trustworthy.

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J S Construction site clean up ltd

Joined July 2016

Plastering From small renovations and earth quake repairs to new housing, J S Construction ia a small too man team who pride themselves on quality work in the Canterbury region, recently we have done 3 bathrooms in Hanmer Springs and 1 in Timaru, along with new housing in Christchurch. We also Cove when required and Machine sand. James's Mowing/Gardning Site/ house clean up/ Rubbish rem...

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Styx property care

Joined June 2016

All areas of soft and hard landscaping, no job too big or small. Property maintenance, residential and commercial mowing, all timber work, excavation and digger work. Revamp, Redo or New theres no job we can't do. If you need a landscaper, give us a call. We specialise is lawns and irrigation but love being given the opportunity to transform your outdoor area, no matter what's involved. Sty...

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Paul Rout Building

Joined January 2017

Qualified Carpenter and licensed building practitioner Competent in all types of Carpentry from high end architectural to EQC repairs. No job too big or small. Happy to take your calls and come out and give you a free quote and second opinion.

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Yella Digga Ltd

Joined November 2017

I would like to take this time to introduce Yella Digga Ltd. We are an excavation company that has been servicing the Canterbury region for 10 years. We are a family owned and operated business. We are an experienced earthmoving company focusing on commercial and residential foundations, driveways and also dairy conversions. We can help from preparing the foundation for building your new hous...

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MIB Contracting ltd

Joined February 2018

Hello, MIB Contracting Ltd is a small company that operates in the construction industry, specialising in residential and light commercial sectors which include carpentry, earthworks, landscaping & building solutions to the rural farming communities and the city folk of the Canterbury and Tasman regions. Our focus is to be reliable and efficient in meeting and exceeding our customer's requirments.

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Strathclyde

Joined July 2014

Established in July 2014, TC Groundworks Ltd Trading As Strathclyde is a civil construction company based in Christchurch, NZ. We are a family run business who have been steadily growing based off our budding reputation. Our employees are generally multi-disciplinary, which gives our business a great versatility in the work we can undertake. Please see our What We Do pages on our website, www.stra...

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Sculptural Landscapes LTd

Joined January 2018

Sculptural Landscapes has been beautifying Canterbury yards for over 5 years now. We will take on anything from putting in a few grasses to entire lifestyle block landscaping and management. We work very hard to keep out clients happy. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget and time. If its outside we can manage your job to a high standard. If your looking...

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Chris's contracting

Joined November 2018

Chris's contracting covers most aspects of building and renovations I specialise in all aspects of plastering interior and exterior and my brother is a fully qualified builder we take pride in our work and leave all work done to the best quality possible please don't hesitate to get in contact look forward to hearing from you!

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Brothers Landscapes

Joined August 2013

We have been a family business for the last 17 years and offer the complete landscaping and construction package from tree felling, ready lawn, irrigation, paving, retaining walls, fencing, decks, concreting, planting, renovations, new builds and much more. FREE quote to transform your section. Experienced, professional and on time. Phone Brothers Landscapes and Construction in Christchurch for a...

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Hansen tranter contracting ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T contracting Ltd is a new company specialising in driveways and landscaping. We are also involved in handymen work and cleaning services. Look forward to hearing from you.

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LDH CONTRACTING

Joined October 2017

We have Contractors based in every major city throughout New Zealand operating under Labour-Day-Hire Contracting. Our business is to provide Expert Project Management offering Competitive Wholesale Pricing, but if preferable, we also cover General Labour Only. We cater to all forms of Home Renovations, Landscaping and General Construction. Enquire now to discuss your requirements.

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CJS Services NZ Limited

Joined August 2018

Hi, my name is Chris from CJS Services. I have a number of years experience carrying out work for residential and commercial clients. I pride myself on being friendly upfront and punctual. Feel free to contact me for a free no obligation quote. Look forward to hearing from you. Thanks

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TH Building &Design

Joined June 2019

With over 15 years experience in the carpentry trade with a great range of experienced sub contractors I can get any project done on time and on budget and of course to the highest standard. Weather it be an new fence to a high end architectural home on the side of the hill .Alsoo have a range of earthmoving equipment available.

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ACP CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Joined March 2019

Combined we have 30+yrs experience within the Civil Construction trade and can offer a vast variety of Civil Construction services. We take pride in our work, therefore being able to offer fair competitive prices to suit your budget is a must. We are reliable and our time management allows for us to be able to make our deadlines. Both of us hold our Comprehensive first aid and relevant tickets and...

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AJC brick and block

Joined June 2016

Hi! My name is Adam I have 10 years experience in bricklaying and block laying industry I take pride in all my work. I can also do any general repairs or repointing to give old brickwork a facelift Contact me for a very competitive quote

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Fowlertrades

Joined January 2017

Im a small family bussiness operating for 5 years now that Does a variety of jobs inside and out of your property including removing all rubbish and clearing all property rubbish left from tenants! Tree trimmimg, hedge trimming, tree felling, stump Grinding also lawn mowing. Or needing a tidy up before sale.

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Hydroturf and Tree Services

Joined September 2010

Hydroturf and Tree Services We specialise in residential and commercial work across Christchurch and Selwyn With many years of industry experience, we offer highest quality of workmanship along with expert advice and guaranteed customer satisfaction. Our comprehensive range of services includes: ​TREES *Tree Removals *Height Reduction *Trimming *Thinning *Hedge Trimming *Branch...

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Four Seasons Tree Care Otautahi ltd

Joined September 2016

Four Seasons Tree Care Otautahi Ltd is a family owned and managed company established over 12 years ago and based in Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand. Our arborists are trained nationally and internationally, having worked in locations are far London, Hamburg, Nepal, Singapore, Australia and USA. The preservation and maintenance of your trees is our aim. Our goal is to provide an environ...

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Total trees limited

Joined April 2018

Professional and reliable team of arborist can tend to any of your tree related needs from removing large trees to pruning and trimming shrubs and bushes. There is no job to big or too small for our team to tackle. Call us now for No obligation free quote

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