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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stump grinding

Posted 4 years ago

I have a number of small to large tree stumps around my property that I would like ground down - as opposed to total removal. It is too wet now but need to get some idea of budget required to do this work.

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Stump grind

Posted 3 years ago

I have two stumps that i am wanting stump grinded in preparation for grass seed

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Tree stump cutting and grinding

Posted 2 years ago

8 tree stumps to be ground down, 5 require some cutting to drop to ground level prior to grinding.

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Tree trimming

Posted 4 years ago

We have a bunch of trees that need trimming before summer. Our property is a small forest with plenty to trim back. Looking for someone to come give us a quote and have this done in the next few weeks.

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Tree Pruning

Posted 2 years ago

Trim the tops of the 5 trees behind the camelias. (Separate quote). Cut the tops of the camelias so they are all level. (Separate quote).

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Grinding stumps

Posted 5 years ago

I have the remains of 3 stumps that I want ground down so that I level the area for lawn.

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Waiouru Tree fell

Posted 2 years ago

Mum as a gum tree next to her flat in Waiouru that needs to come down. It is 25 years old. Will most likely require a cherry picker to do the top first as it’s next to a fence border also. But I’m no expert. Just putting it out there to see if there’s any offers.

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Tree removal

Posted 4 years ago

I have cut down a tree and would like it all removed ,taken away.

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Barclay construction

Joined December 2020

Hi, I’ve been building for 8 years in all areas of building and construction, no job is to big or to small to handle I thrive on delivering a quality job the first time, I believe in giving a responsible and competitive quote on all jobs.

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Marco Developments

Joined January 2021

All big & small jobs...Renovations,demo & decks,fences.Property maintainance & development work,From the gardens,lawns to exterior & interior painting, water blasting,to carpet & window cleaning,fireplaces washing machine maintainance... Feel free to Contact me with any questions & quotes.. Cheers

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Joined February 2021

Hi, at Stumped Services we cover full tree removal. From felling or climbing and dismantling to removing the stump with our Rayco stump grinder. Big to small we get the job done. We are fully covered with liability insurance and all our team is fully qualified with the job at hand. If you already have a quote get in touch and we will se if we can beat it.

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Tauranga Fences Limited

Joined October 2021

- Quality service at a fair price - 50+ years in Bay of Plenty - New or existing fences - Retaining walls - Kiwifruit structures & end assemblies - Decks - Hi top Pruning and tree removal - Pet enclosures

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Vertical Arborists

Joined December 2019

Vertical Arborists was founded in 2014, and we’re proudly based in the Manawatu. We boast qualified, local and experienced arborists. We’re proud to offer the full spectrum of tree work, from planting to pruning, tree removal and stump grinding. We are the first and only NZ Arb approved contractor in our region; this quality assurance means you will receive a professional, respectful and ethic...

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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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ProEx Solutions

Joined August 2018

PROEX SOLUTIONS - Excavation & Digger Hire within the Manawatu and wider region. We are a locally owned and operated business with our customers at the forefront of what we do. We have 2 diggers available for daily hire or available to hire with a driver. 1.7 Tonne 2.0 Tonne We also have auger attachments for drilling holes. In addition to the diggers we also have a 3 Tonne...

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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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Stapleton Construction

Joined August 2020

Hard working apprentice builder, I focus on client satisfaction as well as having a high standard of work. keen on getting more experience and helping out where possible. I aim to provide quick replies, reliable service, quotes and a job that is done quick but right

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