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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Stump removal

Posted 8 months ago

We have 6 small/medium sized stumps that need to be removed. Access limited for digger. 1m gap leading to set of shallow steps. See photos.

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Landscape sculpting

Posted 6 months ago

3 x pohutakawa to be selectively thinned

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Cut and remove tree

Posted 5 months ago

I need a tree cut down fully and removed from my home please Approx 4m tall Location Ascot Park Porirua

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Pruning a macrocapa tree

Posted 1 year ago

Next door neighbour has a macrocapa tree growing on the their fence line with branches having contact with my roof. Want them trimmed please. I have no idea what the job would be worth

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Hedge trimming

Posted 3 months ago

Trim 30m (?) Pittosporum hedge - top and both sides along northern boundary of property.

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Large tree removal

Posted 1 month ago

Large Scandinavia pine removal, wanting it cut down as close as possible to ground level. Quote also to include disposal of waste.

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Trees overhanging the roof and vegetation in gutters

Posted 1 year ago

I am buying a property in Whitby and I wish to cut back trees overhanging the roof and remove vegetation in gutters.

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Stumpie

Posted 6 months ago

Grind three small tree stumps that are together. These are around the back of the property but have access way to the back.

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Tree topping

Posted 1 year ago

To top 4 trees on my boundary. Reduce to half their height Leave prunnings, debris in a neat and manageable pile on property.

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Tree and Glasshouse Removal

Posted 4 months ago

I have 3-4 trees I'd like removed and a glasshouse that is falling down I'd like removed. Tree's are the ones shown in the pic's.

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Tree trimming #2

Posted 1 year ago

Trees need trimming. Happy for the cuttings not to be removed from the property.

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Peach tree pruning

Posted 7 months ago

Have a peach tree that needs pruning. It's about 4 - 5 meters high. Looking to get it trimmed back before it starts budding again.

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Tree trimming

Posted 1 year ago

Trees are needing a good trim. Happy for trimmings to be left at the property.

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Urgent Tree Removal

Posted 2 months ago

Need a tree removed from driveway in front of house by Monday the 14th. Need stump removed or grinded down low enough for new concrete drive. Will pay a premium over your normal rate if prompt.

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Trim back a plum tree

Posted 9 months ago

Have a look at the photos, we have a plum tree that's a bit overgrown. We would like to half the size and cut back any overgrowth that goes over the boundary line. Second photo gives a rough idea of what we want to end up with. All cuttings to be removed by contractor.

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Remove conifer

Posted 1 month ago

There is a conifer in the back of my section to be removed. The trunk is 50cm in diameter.

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Tree stump

Posted 8 months ago

Branches have been cut down to root just need stump removal.

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2 x Olive tree pruning and Griselina pruning

Posted 6 months ago

A row of 15 Griselina trees need annual pruning. An olive tree needs about 1/3 taken off the top. Some other olive trees need minor pruning.

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Remove tree

Posted 7 months ago

after someone to remove this tree, take the rubbish away and leave in a tidy state

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Stump removal

Posted 5 months ago

4 stumps/trunks to be removed, all can be driven up to, approx. 20-30cm diameter.

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 187,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Remove Trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree pruning 2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th July 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree trimming

Work carried out by an employee of the company

4th July 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Large tree removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small tree removal


30th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree trimming #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trim back a plum tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree and Glasshouse Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

remove tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 x Olive tree pruning and Griselina pruning

Work carried out by a subcontractor

20th August 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Tree Pruning and Cutback


16th December 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Felling and Mulching of Small Garden Trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Urgent Tree Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trim Pittosporum hedge

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Cut and remove tree

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Arborists in Porirua

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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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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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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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. Thanks.

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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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Datasoft

Joined September 2020

Hello , We have been building timber fences for last 2 years in affordable rates. We provide quick free quotes. We also do Concreting, asphalting, general house maintenance and renovations.We are very professional and hard work to meet deadlines for project completion.

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LawnXpress Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined March 2011

Locally owned and operated lawn and property maintenance business. We cover a range of maintenance services including: Mowing - Tree/Hedge trimming - Weedspraying - Gutter Cleaning - Rubbish removal - Window Cleaning - Housewashing - Waterblasting - Graffiti Removal - General property maintenance We have an experienced team of staff who get the job done right and efficiently from the fir...

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All Lifestyles Property Maintenance

Joined February 2016

Lawns, hedge trimming, weed and gorse spraying, scrub cutting and property clean up. Also small tree work and clearing and handyman work. Reclaim your weekends and let us do the outside chores for you. Owner operated by a trustworthy mature hardworking kiwi who believes that a job is worth doing right.

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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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CMCC Builders Wellington

Joined September 2014

Developing relationships with clients and contractors in order to consistently produce quality work. We will go above and beyond to ensure competitive quotes and meet project deadlines with qualified tradesman. New builds, Renovations, Management and Commercial Contracting

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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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Ace Lawns lawn and garden services

Joined February 2020

'Claim back your weekends, let us take care of lawns and gardens' Ace Lawns is a small lawn and garden business that tailors our services to suit your needs. We offer regular and one off services and can work with your budget. Ace Lawns offers the following services - Lawn Mowing - Gardening - Hedge Trimming - Small to Medium Tree Trimming - Water Blasting - Section Clearing - P...

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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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Urban Tree Services

Joined July 2019

Qualified and Experienced arborists, delivering quality tree work to the Wellington region. We set ourselves apart from the rest by offering friendly, no pressure services and delivering a quick turn around on jobs. Free Quotes by a Diploma level arborist. Services - Tree pruning Tree removal Tree assessments Arborist services

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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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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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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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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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Yardworking

Joined May 2019

Hi, at Yardworking we get stuck in. Happy take a look at anything outside your house. From garden maintenance and planing to fences and planer boxes we've got it covered.

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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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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we specialised in. While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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