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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Hedge Cutting

Posted 3 months ago

We have a rather high macrocarpa that needs a good cut. Looking for a quality job and waste removal. Sooner is better.

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Tree pruning #2

Posted 6 months ago

Large willow tree needs tending and topping and large conifer removed.

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Trimming back toi toi and cabbage trees

Posted 2 weeks ago

Neighbours have complained about vegetation on the fence line and requested some toi toi and cabbage trees be trimmed back to protect their weather station and views.

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Tree removal or hard trim.

Posted 2 months ago

Small tree side of the house, cut at the stump. larger tree along the fence line, hard trim. Please provide a quote.

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Tree pruning

Posted 5 months ago

we have a tree that we would like pruned and or reduced in height and width and the green waste removed

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Caversham trees to remove

Posted 6 months ago

2 large trees to be removed,maybe cut up for firewood if suitable

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Cut down old willowtree

Posted 8 months ago

Old willow tree needs to be cut down

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Tree removal and general pruning

Posted 5 months ago

We have a large sycamore which is approaching power lines, possibly only good for removal? Then a handful of other trees just for pruning.

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Yew trees plus ivy

Posted 3 months ago

Hi there, I've got a couple of yew trees I'd like cut down, one of which also has a big ivy living on it which I'd also like removed. Would be great to get a quote for the cutting and then also stump removal. Flexible on time frame.

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Cut down large gum tree.

Posted 4 months ago

There is a large gum tree growing close to our house on the nabours property. They are happy for us to get it chopped down. They will cut it up after it’s been dropped. There is a second gum tree too, lower down the hill but not as worried about that one as not hanging over our house. So it’s the first tree closest to the road and hose in these photos. Looking for sone prices please.

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Macrocarpa tree removal

Posted 8 months ago

We have many old large macrocarpa trees that we would like removed. We don't need them all taken out at once, so would be happy to pay as the job was completed and if it was fitted in around other jobs that people have. We would be happy to be left with wood for firewood or happy to make a deal for you to take the firewood. The trees are on a 5 acre lifestyle block in St Leonards, on a sloping property but there is a large clear flat parking area that could be used for felling etc.

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Tree Pruning and Removing

Posted 6 months ago

Three trees in the garden need some work: 1. tree one: trim, reduced height, it’s block view now. 2.Tree two: trim 3. Tree three: cut down

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Tree trimming

Posted 1 week ago

A small Tree need trimming down

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Tree pruning

Posted 6 months ago

Large willow tree needs tending and topping and large conifer removed.

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Stump grinding is Roslyn, Dunedin

Posted 3 months ago

We have an old Monkey Puzzle stump that we need to grind out to finish on some landscaping. Some of the stump is rotten, but some is still hard. We are keen to get it done ASAP so that we can wrap up on the other work.

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Eucalyptus Tree

Posted 2 months ago

I need the tree on the grass verge outside my property cut down and I'd like to retain firewood with the rest removed thankyou.

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Tree trimming and one tree removal, vine removal

Posted 3 months ago

I have three very old beautiful magnolia trees that need careful trimming, one tree (not sure of kind) that needs to be cut down and removed and a creeping vine that needs to be removed. My mother lives in this house and will oversee the job and will be the day-to-day contact.

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Willow Tree Removal

Posted 4 months ago

We would like to have a large willow tree removed from our front yard.

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Tree removal

Posted 4 months ago

Overgrown and needing to be tamed, we would like these trees removed please .

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Tree pruning #3

Posted 6 months ago

Large willow tree needs tending and topping and large conifer removed.

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 201,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Large Trees to be removed - View restored!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove hedge trees

Work carried out by an employee of the company

16th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Two stumps and one old rhody need removed

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Large Trees to be removed - View restored!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove hedge trees

Work carried out by an employee of the company

16th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Two stumps and one old rhody need removed

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Arborists in Dunedin

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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Twin Ropes Technical Services

Joined June 2018

We specialise in work at height jobs, plus a wide variety of technical services including stand-alone solar and off-grid solutions for remote locations. If you are struggling with a solution to your at-height problem, let us know!

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Peak Construction Ltd

Joined April 2010

We are a turn key company that has been building in the south island for over 14 years. We provide our clients a fixed price contract and we build to any budget.

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Dave Chandler

Joined August 2018

I provide a range of arborist services including felling, pruning (crown lifting / thinning / reduction), dismantling and tree planting. Before I moved to Dunedin in early 2018, I was working in the northern Highlands of Scotland in tree surgery and forestry. I am fully qualified and insured for tree felling, aerial tree work and clearing wind damaged trees. I aim to always provide a frien...

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Phil Huntley Builder Ltd

Joined August 2009

Over 20 years experience. Available for renovations, repairs and all building work inside and outside, including: * Kitchen and bathroom renovations and repairs. * Full interior refurbishments * Additions and alterations to existing houses * New house construction * Decks and fencing * Driveways and landscape construction * Emergency flood and damage repair No job too small or too big

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landshapes limited

Joined July 2016

I Have worked in earth moving/construction industry 30 years. I Have set myself up to do landscape constructing work dig outs. . I pride myself on keeping budgets on target, being reliable and producing quality work. I have a 5ton tip truck and various size diggers, augers and a rock breaker ...and other construction equipment. Site cuts, footings , retaining etc ...We run rubber tracked diggers,...

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Baseline Concrete and insulation

Joined January 2018

At Baseline Concrete we specialize in all aspects of Concrete. From house slabs to driveways, terraces and many more. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. We are also have a home insulation business that we run specializing in making homes warmer and meeting the Nz stan...

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Crake Carpentry

Joined July 2021

I am attempting to start a handyman company with my wife. I have already worked as a handyman for a few years now and mostly do jobs like sheds, garages, and other small structures that do not require a licensed builder. Along with smaller jobs like assembling flatpack furniture, and other general tasks.

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DR Builders

Joined September 2009

Hi, I have over 10 years experience as a builder in the building industry. I am trade qualified. I specialise in home renovations no matter how big or small e.g bathrooms, kitchens, decks, fences, maintenance etc. You will find my quotes are very competitive. I have great communication skills and work with the owner to ensure deadlines are met. Feel free to contact me to discuss your project...

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Te Anau Tree Services

Joined December 2019

Hi , we’ve have been delivering a skilled and professional service, in rope access and aboriculture for over 5 years now. From Rockfall protection projects, helicopter operations, technical tree removals and even handyman building projects like fencing or quality furniture. We pride ourselves in quality and meeting jobs on budget and time.

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The Garden Maker

Joined June 2017

Hi. Landscaping, is my specialty and has largely been my occupation for about 12 years, I also sometimes make tables/shelves/cabinets from recycled timber and Macrocarpa, and have produced commercial cafe fit outs. I worked for a landscaping firm in Wellington for 3 years, followed by working for landscaping firm in Dunedin for five years before deciding to go out at it alone. I have an eye...

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Posiworks Otago

Joined September 2020

We are a contracting and landscaping company running small gear ideal for ready lawn, fencing,small truck delivery’s ,power raking ,mowing , chain trenching ,gravel driveway resurfacing,concrete prep,section clearing, retaining wall Construction

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Dan Grant

Joined May 2017

I have twenty years experience working in landscaping and gardening, mostly working in Auckland for some big companies and also some small but fussy companies and individual clients. I also hold a Diploma in Botanic Garden Management I have a truck and all the right tools to do any aspect of labour, landscaping, gardening, building or demolition.

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Fix It Fox Handyman Services

Joined December 2020

No Job Too Small. Hands on Engineer. I have built a broad spectrum of residential and engineering items. I have a full suite of skills - fabrication, building, roofing, plumbing, drainage, electrical etc ie classical handyman who does well in all trades. Good tool base. Multiple trailers. Can cart 9m lengths. Engineers built the world.

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