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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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 Rolleston

Posted 9 months ago

Remove tree and stump will post a pic later

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Pruning wild road

Posted 1 year ago

Have just moved into a lifestyle block, trees haven't been well looked after and are in need of attention. Their are roughly 25 trees.

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Hayes Road

Posted 1 year ago

I'm close to cutting down two old fruit trees. Removal of these stumps by way of grinding. Approx 150mm round trunks

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Medium tree removal

Posted 1 year ago

Hi All, we are looking to remove 3 medium size trees and 3 small trees. The medium trees all pictured will require stump and root removal to allow us to plan a hedge griselinia hedge in the same location. Thank you for your interest. Isaac

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Prune/shape six Pittosporums

Posted 1 year ago

I have 6 Pittosporums that I planted less than two years ago and they just need pruning to stop them getting too out of hand and growing over the lawn edge and too close to roses in between them, plus they need shaping to go back to the nice conical shape they were when I first planted them.

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Tree topping

Posted 1 year ago

We need a tree topped (Approx 5m off the top), and a branch from another tree that is overhanging our neighbors to be removed. Would like to see it done within the month as the tree drops seeds onto neighbors roof and we would like to avoid this!

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Garden clean up

Posted 2 years ago

Alot ofTrees require cutting back some tall, and by fence. Alot of rubbish removed. One tree will be covered in bees and birds once in full blossom so best to be cut back before. Most of the trees in the pictures are a need to be done some are hopeful pending price.

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Tree removal

Posted 3 months ago

Hello, we have around 20 trees (medium/tall) that need to be removed. Stump grinding not required. If interested in removing the roots, please provide a separate price. We are located in Rolleston.

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Remove six small tree stumps

Posted 6 months ago

Remove six tree stumps ranging from 120mm to 180mm in diameter.

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Drop off your wood chips / tree mulch here

Posted 8 months ago

We've put in 450m2 garden and need about 45-50m3 of wood chips for paths. If you're doing any work in the area and have a load of mulch to get rid of, please get in touch. Can guarantee easy, hassle-free drop off any time. You'll be supporting a young couple starting a small vegie box business on a shoestring. Happy to share some fresh organic vegies with the delivery driver. Thanks in advance!

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Pine tree prune

Posted 1 year ago

cut back and shorten pine tree need to meet on site ring ian ...

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Poplar stump

Posted 2 months ago

Need someone with a big chainsaw to bring a poplar stump down to ground level. It is quite think but it is hollow inside. I can help pulling or lifting the bits with the tractor.

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Stump grinding

Posted 1 year ago

6xTree stump needed grinding all cut to ground level. The widest being 25cm.

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Almond tree pruning

Posted 2 years ago

Hi, I need a professional to prune an almond tree (see pic attached).

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Trimming and Thinning Three Trees

Posted 5 months ago

Oak tree needs Felling Strawberry tree needs thinning to let light into the Garden below Eucalyptus tree needs topping by 1/3 Looking to have this done in the next couple of weeks.

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3 stumps to be ground down

Posted 1 year ago

I need 3 stumps ground down to allow replanting of small trees, the stumps are less than 1/2 a meter and are from small trees that have been removed see photos attached

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Removal of four small stumps

Posted 1 year ago

I have four small stumps to be removed. Could probably be done by a bobcat in 30 mimutes

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Cherry Trees

Posted 1 month ago

prune 6 liquid amber gum balls and 2 flowering cheery trees

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Peach tree removal

Posted 2 years ago

Hi, I need a professional to cut down and remove a black boy peach tree from the garden (see pic attached). The diameter of the trunk at ground level is around 15-20 cm.

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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.

Hayes Road

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Medium tree removal


30th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

tree removal Rolleston

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cherry Trees

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree topping

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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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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Advanced Lawn Care

Joined July 2021

To Whom it may concern, I am a small landscaping business located in Prebbleton, Christchurch. Has an experience in all aspects of landscaping such as lawns, fences, decks, pavers, planting etc. Do not hesitate to give me a ring.

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J & K Firewood Ltd

Joined March 2021

Hi we have been supplying a service and product to clients for last few years where we treat every customer as #1, we are open minded and willing to look at what the customer requires and suggest ideas that may suit design and budget.

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Distinctive property Maintenance

Joined June 2021

Hi, we are a property maintenance company with a difference. specialising in the bigger tasks outdoors. We offer advice on minor works,alterations and upgrades to get the most out of your property, followed through with the completion of the work. Whether its a tidy up prior to sale, general maintenance or an outstanding project yet to be completed As a diverse small company whos main goal...

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Strathclyde

Joined July 2014

Established in July 2014, TC Groundworks Ltd Trading As Strathclyde is a civil construction company based in Christchurch, NZ. We are a family run business who have been steadily growing based off our budding reputation. Our employees are generally multi-disciplinary, which gives our business a great versatility in the work we can undertake. Please see our What We Do pages on our website, www. ......

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Total trees limited

Joined April 2018

Professional and reliable team of arborist can tend to any of your tree related needs from removing large trees to pruning and trimming shrubs and bushes. There is no job to big or too small for our team to tackle. Call us now for No obligation free quote

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Jays concrete plus

Joined December 2019

Hi I’ve been building roads motorways, footpaths and driveways for 12 years plus. I specialise in concrete work but can do all sorts of jobs from excavation, asphalt, kerbing, paving, landscaping. No job is too tough . I work hard to make sure any job i take on is delivered on time and to a very high standard. I take pride in my work, will give you a very fair quote and will always try to work wi...

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Fowlertrades

Joined January 2017

Hi. Been in bussiness for 6years now with positive feed back from my clients. I'm a sole trader but can get people in for the bigger jobs! I take pride in my work and in providing a good service for my clients no matter how big or small the job. I like to Leave a job where the customer is happy with the works and with out blowing there budget. I do provide a variety of work around the home! Incl...

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Ideal property maintenance

Joined February 2014

Ideal property maintenance is a small property maintenance company which provides maintenance services to both residential and commercial customers in the Canterbury area

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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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AJC brick and block

Joined June 2016

Hi! My name is Adam I have 10 years experience in bricklaying and block laying industry I take pride in all my work. I can also do any general repairs or repointing to give old brickwork a facelift Contact me for a very competitive quote

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Daniel

Joined March 2019

Hi, I have been in the construction industry more than 30 years.I am specialise in renovations and new builds, decks and fence.I am a LBP as well. Nice to meet you and give quotes and we can work from there. Cheers Daniel

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Rhino property maintenance Ltd

Joined August 2021

Property maintenance Garden maintenance FYI plumbing and electrical Rubbish removed Assist with Healthy Homes work Property inspections and reports Post tenant cleaning and repairs Pruning, spraying, mowing, landscaping. Insurance work

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At Your Request Property Services ltd

Joined July 2017

Hi, we are a family owned business. We pride ourselves in delivering the best results ensuring our customers are 100% happy. We provide competitive quotes and complete jobs at a affortable cost. Our services provide for residential and commercial.

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Hydroturf

Joined September 2010

Hydroturf We specialise in residential and commercial work across Christchurch and Selwyn Owner operator with many years of industry experience, I offer high quality workmanship along with expert advice. My comprehensive range of services includes: NEW LAWNS *Hydro-seeding *Mini loader work *Rotary Hoeing *Trenching *Irrigation Systems *Full site preparation *Roll out inst...

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DnB Landscapes services

Joined September 2019

Hi ive been sculptural landscaper for the last 6 years ive now just gone out on my own i am very professional and work very hard to meet deadlines.At dnb Landscapes we pride ourselves in our very affordable prices.

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The budget lawn gardening and landscaping services

Joined July 2021

Hi there, we are here for your all gardening, lawn and landscaping services. we provide reliable, quick and affordable services around Christchurch. I am fully equipped to do lawn care, hedges trimming, tree pruning or any odd job. plan of selling your property call us for final makeover to get you top $$$. We do take regular clients for lawn mowing and gardening average lawn around christchu...

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Easytrees

Joined January 2021

Qualified, experienced and fully insured, we provide all your tree care needs from formative pruning to full removals and emergency storm damage. We’re very flexible, based in Redcliffs and servicing all of Canterbury

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Mattis Gether

Joined June 2021

Hi, I just started my own business as a Handyman after more than 10 years in the commercial building industry. While I specialise in timber project I also do outdoor projects and maintenance. Reliable and flexible, I will accommodate to get your job sorted in time and on budget!

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Top cuts tree services

Joined August 2016

•••Qualified Arborist ••• 16 years experience ,all aspects of tree work no job to big or small, •Free quotes •Tree removal •Tree pruning •Power line clearance •Tree mulch •••For a top cut at a top price•••

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Hansen tranter contracting ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T contracting Ltd is a new company specialising in driveways and landscaping. We are also involved in handymen work and cleaning services. Look forward to hearing from you.

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