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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Removal of 3 trees and stumps

Posted 4 months ago

Keen for a quote on removing 3 trees and their stumps from road frontage.

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Multiple Yucca removal- including roots

Posted 1 year ago

Multiple Yucca to be removed, including roots. 3 Large, 6 medium, 14 small. Good access, with many you could drive up to, including the large ones. In the third and fourth pics, you see a bunch of plants, some yucca, some flax etc. I can facilliate safe Covid-19 distancing measures.

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Tree removal and stump grinding x1

Posted 1 year ago

1x tree in the middle of our courtyard we want it cut down and the stump ground, to under ground level so we can build a low height deck over top of the whole courtyard. The tree wood can be left onsite in peices if that helps reduce the cost and time of the job.

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Chain saw work

Posted 1 year ago

I have some unused piles that need to be cut up before I can use them for landscaping work in my garden. So I need someone who can operate a chain saw - not really tree removal and stump grinding but closest category I could find. About 20 piles varying in length between 1 and 2.5m approx. to be cut down to 400mm pieces.

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Hedge cutting

Posted 5 months ago

5m high griselenia hedge needs to be reduced in height by about 1m to about 4m. Hedge is on a sloping section and is about 20 m long. Cuttings must be removed.

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Branch cutting

Posted 10 months ago

cut off one limb as shown in the photo and cut to 300 mm lengths for firewood available most Saturdays if you want to have a look

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Tree and Hedge Trimming (severe)

Posted 1 year ago

We have a thick hedge approx 2 .5 meters tall approx 25 metes long. Mature hedge (Lilly Pilly?) with thick stumps inside. We want it trimmed to a manageable height (1.7-1.8 meters). Also three Camelias, clear but heavy canopy also trimmed to 1.7-1.8 meters. All offcuts to be removed. Thanks.

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Tree stump removal x2

Posted 5 months ago

I need two tree stumps removed from my lawn as soon as possible

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Grind large stump

Posted 5 months ago

Large banksia tree remove and grind can leave wood behind

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Stump Removal/ Grinding

Posted 1 year ago

One medium size stump to be removed. Flat drive on access. Easy peazey!

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Trees pruning

Posted 1 year ago

Prune trees and remove 1 tree

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Removal / grind down of palm tree stump

Posted 10 months ago

Hi there. We have a medium size palm tree stump that needs removing. We are happy if it’s just ground down to below ground level so we can cover and grass it. The tree itself has been removed, it’s just the stump we need sorted

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Tree pruning and removal

Posted 1 year ago

We have a few small trees that need attention - several needing pruning and one that is dead so needs to be cut down.

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Cutting down a Phoenix palm

Posted 1 year ago

We have a Phoenix palm we’d like cut down at ground level. Located in Paraparaumu Beach.

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One tree and several scrubs

Posted 1 year ago

Not a huge job but needs delicate exact trimming so I see the sea but not the parked cars

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Tree removal

Posted 3 months ago

I have a residential property that needs tidying. There are 2 silver birch trees (each approx 7m tall) that need cutting and removing as they are too close to the building. The stumps and a couple of others will want grinding to below ground level. There is also some scrappy shrubbery to be removed down the side of the shed - see photos (does not include the old pine). Easy access and level ground.

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Tree felling

Posted 11 months ago

Two large (20m high?) Lawsoniana trees, to be felled. Can be left where they fall into paddock.

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Branch cutting #2

Posted 10 months ago

cut off one limb as shown in the photo and cut to 300 mm lengths for firewood available most Saturdays if you want to have a look

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Removing a big dead cabbage tree

Posted 1 year ago

I have a very large cabbage tree that has died. I need it chopped down and the wood removed from site.

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Gum tree removal, some pruning of other trees

Posted 1 week ago

Huge gum tree (guessing around 30m tall) needing removal from residential property. Some other trees on the property also need pruning.

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 203,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Tree pruning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Multiple Yucca removal- including roots

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of 3 trees and stumps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Chain saw work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree and Hedge Trimming (severe)

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Arborists in Kapiti Coast

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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Tierra Landscape Development td

Joined June 2009

We specialise in hard and soft landscaping and outdoor building such as decks, fences, concreting, paving etc. We also run a property maintenance service incuding lawns, gardening and general property section clearance. We work hard and take pride in our work.

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EJS plastering limited

Joined March 2020

Hi. We mainly specialise in interior plastering from commercial to residential. I have been plastering for 5-6 years.also do little jobs from time to time. Can work anywhere around the Wellington region,lower and upper hutt and up to waikanae.we pride ourselves on working hard and meeting deadlines for projects and we also provide competitive quotes.

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Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

Whisk Renovators is a renovations company, providing innovative solutions to Kitchen and bathroom consenting, design and build projects. Whisk services the greater Wellington region in both the residential and commercial sectors. Whisk has been a member of New Zealand Master Painters since 2009, providing quality service and workmanship guarantees to our Clients. We won National awards in ......

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Hawkes Bay, Manawatu/ Whanganui, and Nelson-Tasman regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioners) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope o...

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Josh Hazelhurst

Joined August 2019

Hi, we have been gardening for 3+ years and we have been collecting gardening waste, weed spraying, weed removal, water blasting, general laboring, lawn mowing, planting flowers, and gardening for even longer. We enjoy being outdoors and would be thrilled for the opportunity to improve your garden for you. We will make sure that we will provide you an outstanding service at a great price. $50.00...

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Tidy Turf

Joined December 2014

FOR A SITE VISIT I WILL NEED YOUR ADDRESS PLEASE. LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR A company specializing in outside prep work. Tree work, section clearing, landscape preparation, bobcat services, demolition, pest plant removal, large area mowing, weed spraying I have many years experience in grounds maintenance work. I specialise in, tree removal,landscape demolition & clearing,bo...

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careful gardenworks ltd

Joined January 2013

Hi, im chris, owner and operator of careful gardenworks Ltd. I work on site with my partner Laura we have a passion for gardening .We are happy to work pr hour or by quote.We are fully insured Careful Gardenworks ltd does lawns, weedeating, weeding, weed spraying, pruning, chainsawing, tree felling, mulching, section clearing, planting digging/digger Work any other landscaping you may require. I...

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Excel Property Services

Joined May 2021

Hi, we are your friendly local tradie team who pride ourselves on delivering exceptional results for our clients. We specialise in painting and decorating and general handyman jobs. We believe our commitment to communicating and working with the customer to achieve the desired result is the key to our success.

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Z White

Joined April 2016

Hi I have been in the industry for 30yrs I provide very reasonable free quotes. Work hard at keeping to our time frames. Honest and reliable. Have Public Liability Insurance.

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Advanced Arb Limited

Joined June 2021

Advanced Arb Limited provide top quality Tree Care Services and Solutions across the wider Wellington region and Kapiti Coast. With over a decade of industry experience, we are equally as passionate as we are educated about Arboriculture. Our main objective is to consistently provide reliable results at affordable prices with guaranteed customer satisfaction!

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

Hi, I've been in the building trade now for approx 20 years. I was a master painter by trade originally but liked the idea of making things so I went into the carpentry trade and qualified. My expertise is designing and building decks, fences and smaller jobs. I prefer the one to one personal touch. I don't enjoy the bigger commercial side of works as much. I have many, many pictures of w...

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Camlitt Fencing Solutions

Joined December 2016

We have been completing a range of fencing jobs for the past 15 years for Rural, Residential and Commercial properties. Although we are located in the Manawatu, we are prepared to travel for your convenience. We pride ourselves on Excellent Workmanship, Competitive Pricing and Deliver on Time. We are Site Safe approved and have the necessary documents and procedures through On Farm Safety NZ for H...

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Maintain To Profit Kapiti Coast

Joined January 2019

We are a total Property Maintenance Company. Your one-stop-shop for all maintenance, renovation and project management requirements. Everything that keeps your investment liveable and structurally sound needs to be maintained and we can do this for you.We work hard to provide competitive quoting and completing all work on time, on budget and to a quality standard.

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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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City Works

Joined November 2017

Hi City Works specialize in residential landscape design and construction. We have a small team of skilled staff to complete your landscapin­g needs in profession­al manner. We love working outdoors. Build fences, retaining walls, driveways, dig' outs, pathways. Work to enhance your property install synthetic/artificial lawn, ready lawn, paving and tiling Can accommodat­e jobs both big a...

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Harbour City Tree Care

Joined May 2009

Trees too big ? Want more light? Want a better view? We can provide you with a full arboricultural service for the life cycle of your trees and shrubs. We will provide you with the best FREE science based advice on the care and maintenance of the plants in your enviroment. Call us today and let us supply you with the best advice that money can't buy, to help you make an informed descision...

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AJB Build LTD

Joined February 2021

AJB build is a family owned company aiming to provide building and renovation expertise to you at a high standard with a timely turn around. If its a new build or the smaller jobs it doesn't matter to us we are happy to help no matter what the size or budget. Feel free to contact us for a no obligation quote at a time that suits you

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Zepo Property Maintenance

Joined December 2011

Zepo property maintenanceprovides a personalised service for home, rental and commercial property maintenance. *General property maintenance *Paint Stipping & Repainting Houses *Roof Repairs & Painting *Small Building work *Tiling/Certified in Wet area Waterproofing *Plastering Gibing & Painting *Concrete placement and repairs *Landscaping and ground work *Complete renovation for Sale &...

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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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Kapiti Hardscaping and Handyman Services ltd

Joined June 2019

We are a small Hardscaping and Handyman company, we specialize in landscaping and Hardscaping, fencing and deck construction. And general handyman services, we can help solve almost any problem around your house garden or lifestyle block

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