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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Tree removal

Posted 1 year ago

Two very tall conifer trees to be removed and one other smaller tree to be removed by swimming pool fence to meet council compliance. This is an urgent job as council require this done or swimming pool must be emptied.

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Chop Tree Down

Posted 4 years ago

We have a large sycamore tree at the rear of our property that we would like chopped down please. We're happy to keep it for firewood but obviously need it chopped up first. Flat, drive on access. Ready immediately to begin work. Thanks in advance!!

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Huge tree in back yard needs solid cut back.

Posted 2 years ago

We have a huge tree that badly needs cutting back. No idea what it is... Possibly a strawberry tree? It's blocking a lot of sun from our back yard but we don't want it killed so do need a proper aborist who knows what they're doing. We need the waste to be taken away as well thanks.

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Tree and stump removal

Posted 1 year ago

I have an oak and 2 sycamore trees on the front of my property that need to be removed and 7-8 tree stumps around the garden to be ground down.

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Objective assessment of trees

Posted 7 years ago

We are looking for an objective report (verbal by telephone or at the time is ok) on the condition of three large (approx. 15-20 metres high) and old (possibly 125 years old) Macrocarpa trees and advice on their future management. Happy to also receive quotations for the future on any recommended work but that is not the primary purpose of this posting. We work from home so daytime access should not be a problem

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Tree removal

Posted 10 months ago

Hi there, needing quote to remove several trees please. One has branches above the power feed to house so we can't attempt that one.

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Tree removal

Posted 3 years ago

We have several trees that we need removed, ranging from a large conifer to a tall but spindly silver birch. We also have a large gum tree that needs the dead wood cut out of it, and limbed up.

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Find Arborists in Carterton

Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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Mackford Drainage Ltd

Joined October 2010

We are a locally owned and operated business consisting of two registered certified drainlayers (Scott & Josh). We are professional in our work and take pride in giving our customers a tidy quality job. We do all aspects of Drainage including: Septic Tank/ Treatment Plants installations, New house and Alteration drainage, Excavation, and Footings.

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Catton contracting

Joined May 2019

Flexibility - Convenience - Adaptability. These are the values that drive me to perform at my best for a client. Our digger can tackle all small-medium jobs with its tilting bucket, laser site levelling system and pull those akward trees over with its winch.

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Wairarapa Handyman Services

Joined December 2018

Lifestyle Blocks, Residential or Commercial Properties. Free no-obligation quotes provided. Make a list of all the jobs you want to be completed and watch your to-do list disappear. Our work is absolutely guaranteed every-time. Any reason, or we'll make it right!

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Valley Plumbing & Gas ltd

Joined November 2019

Hi, we are a small plumbing drainlaying and eneral contracting company. We can do anything from plumbing new builds, plumbing renovations to driveway dig outs to general landscaping. We enjoy getting a good variety of work and are qualified plumbers and drainlayers. We are professional and hard working and pride ourselves on customer satisfaction.

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Carpentry & Civil Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hi, my name is James Palmer and I'm the managing director of Carpentry and Civil Ltd. I've been in business since 2012 and have a reputation for quality workmanship. I pride myself on doing a quality job for a fair price. I believe I have excellent communication and will work with you to get your job done safely and efficiently. I have vast knowledge in experience across multiple trades and want...

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Valley Landscaping and Property Maintenance LTD

Joined January 2019

I Have been completing Landscaping, property maintenance and general construction projects as a business to a high standard for three years now whilst working towards a nursing degree. I am very professional and hardworking and pride myself on honesty and quality.

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Dean Griggs Building & Renovations

Joined May 2010

Its not what I can say about myself, it's what my clients say about me that counts. Nev & Jill Bearsworth of Palmerston North say " We employed Dean Griggs to construct a deck to improve the approach and appearance to our front entrance. We are thrilled with the finished job and would not hesitate to recommend Dean to anyone considering employing Dean to do building type work. We we...

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Dukes Digger & Earthworks Ltd

Joined October 2017

Specialising in Residential & Lifestyle blocks with small access. Excavators; 3.5T 3T & 1T Mini Digger Domestic and light commercial work. Site clearing and slab prep. Driveways; Gravel, Lime, Concrete or Asphalt. Drainage, soak pits, trenching Tree Removal - Chip & Mulch onsite General property clean up. Demolition Aggregate deliveries Chip & Mulch sales and delivery NO JOB TOO SMALL

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Slopemowing

Joined October 2018

We use specialist remote controlled equipment to tackle land clearance jobs while reducing your H&S risks and eliminating the need for harmful sprays. Scrub cutting & heavy duty mowing. Stump grinding. Steep slopes up to 55 degrees. Removal of gorse, blackberry, broom, & trees to 100mm diameter.

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Treecraft Arboriculture Ltd

Joined January 2015

We are a premier arboricultural company offering a full range of tree services from planting, to pruning, to tree removal. We are fully qualified, insured, and are members of the NZ Arboricultural Association. We have all the equipment to tackle your job including a 9" mulcher. Please contact us for a free, no obligation quote and experience our passion for trees for yourself.

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Kiwi Trade Solutions

Joined October 2017

International experience across numerous trades with most activity in residential design and build, steel building fabrication/erection and solar system design and installation. Source globally, work locally, adaptable and delivery oriented. Staged payment and finance options available. ...

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420 Floors and Landscape

Joined February 2020

Hi! My name is Jordan and i have recently returned home to NZ from Melbourne, Australia, and I want to work. I'm a floorlayer by trade, with over 10 years experience in commercial floor coverings. Mainly carpet and vinyl. I have also had my own small landscaping business doing mainly lawns (artificial, natural, renovations, irrigation etc) but also a lot of general landscaping and construc...

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Richard Jones

Joined November 2010

I have 30 years experience in all aspects of the building trade in the Wellington region. I have recently moved to the Wairarapa for a lifestyle change. I currently am employed with a building firm in the Wairarapa and am available for weekend or evening work. From fences, home renovations, extensions, home or business maintenance - no job too big or small. I am prompt and pride myself in deliveri...

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G&M building services

Joined June 2019

We do building/painting/plaster and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We strive on going above and beyond for our clients. So please feel free to get in touch for any up coming project we can help you with thanks.

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DK Contracting Ltd

Joined January 2019

Hi, I have been in the 'earthmoving business' for 15+ years. I've worked for a few large companies in the Wellington region, and have now started up my own company. Although the majority of my experience is with general earthworks, I have recently started up a company in forestry and logging as well. No job is too big or small, contact me for further information and a free quote. Regards...

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The Outside Guys

Joined November 2016

Any exterior maintenance/building job small or large. Beat any reasonable quote. 10 yrs arborist experience. 15 years scaffold/construction industry, Roof restoration specialists. On time, efficient professional service with a smile. We specialize in full exterior makeovers but are happy to do all or part of any task required. Can't wait to hear from you.

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Dr Tree

Joined March 2020

Hi there, I've been working in the industry as an Arborist and Landcaper for over 15years. No job to small. Get a free quote today. You will be surprised how competitive our prices are.

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Everest Builders Ltd

Joined August 2010

Qualified Builder with 20 years experience working currently servicing to Wairarapa. We cover Full contract new Builds through to home maintenance and landscaping call us today

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Jason Lange Property Maintenance

Joined May 2019

I've been in the construction industry for over 20 years. I have a large tool kit and complete varied work. I am keen to look at your job and give you a quote. Cheers

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Acquired Taste Limited

Joined January 2016

Hi I have been owner/operating my Property Improvement/ Maintenance business for 7 years and have completed various large landscaping and maintenance projects. These include building sheds, timber fencing, decks, boxed garden construction, paving, laying concrete paths and driveways. External and internal painting including wallpapering. I am certified to work at height using a harness for roof p...

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