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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Grind stumps in prebbleton

Posted 1 year ago

about 43 metres of boundary hedging (macrocarpa) has been removed and now I need the stumps ground down.

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TrimupforBruce

Posted 1 year ago

We had hedge cutter through but it couldnt take out bottom branches in the laneway and close up to the post and rail fence. Also behind wood shed which tractor was unable to get behind. We are hoping to get that tidied up before property goes on the market in the next week or so.

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Medium tree removal

Posted 5 months 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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Peach tree removal

Posted 1 year 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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Removal of four small stumps

Posted 8 months ago

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

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Tree removal

Posted 3 years ago

removal of two large poplar trees.

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Pruning wild road

Posted 5 months 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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Tree topping

Posted 1 month 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 1 year 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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Pine tree prune

Posted 4 months ago

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

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A and V

Posted 1 year ago

Perimeter hedges around our small residential property need trimming.

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3 stumps to be ground down

Posted 1 month 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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Wood chopping

Posted 1 year ago

Wattle trees (approx 6) have already been felled and now need to be sawn/chopped/split into firewood and stacked in the corner of the paddock. Most of the branches have been removed so it's essentially just the trunks remaining.

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Needing a good haircut

Posted 3 years ago

The trees and shrubs need to be cut back, trees on the boundary approximately 6m high need to be cut down to reasonable height neighbour is happy with and vegetative matter at rear of house put through a wood chipper.

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Almond tree pruning

Posted 1 year ago

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

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Removal of Tree Stumps

Posted 7 months ago

6 Tree stumps need removing

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Prune/shape six Pittosporums

Posted 11 months 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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Stump grinding

Posted 9 months ago

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

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Hayes Road

Posted 4 months 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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Bill

Posted 2 years ago

Reduce the height of 40mt long macro hedge. Currently aprox 8-9mts high, reduce to aprox 4mts high.

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 176,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

TrimupforBruce

Work carried out by an employee of the company

20th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Medium tree removal


30th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

grind stumps in prebbleton

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hayes Road

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden clean up

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Arborists in Selwyn

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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bud landscaping

Joined October 2014

We offer a wide range of landscaping services, from Driveways, new lawns, irrigation and gardens right through to fences and decks! We are a Canterbury owned and operated business and cover jobs from North right through to South Canterbury. We offer a fixed price guarantee, and pride ourselves on meeting our clients needs. We look forward to hearing from you! Www. ...

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Paul Rout Building

Joined January 2017

Qualified Carpenter and licensed building practitioner Competent in all types of Carpentry from high end architectural to EQC repairs. No job too big or small. Happy to take your calls and come out and give you a free quote and second opinion.

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proarb canterbury ltd

Joined September 2015

Hi there, Qualified arborist's, doesn't mean we are more expensive, its means a quality job done safely and proficiently with the correct equipment with no damage to surrounding asset's. I'v been a climbing Arborist in the tree industry for 15 years and are experienced in all aspects of the game, from planting and landscaping, small shrub, rose, and garden pruning to the largest confined remov...

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Shane's Drainage Limited

Joined October 2016

Hello, Certified drain layers in the Dunedin area for the past 15 years,Specializing in all areas of drainage. Hard working,professional,free competitive quotes.

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Hydroturf and Tree Services

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 *Bobcat and mini loader work *Rotary Hoeing *Trenching *Irrigation Systems *Full site preparation *Ro...

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J & E Services Ltd

Joined July 2019

Hi, we have been in the earthworks, landscaping and building business for over 10 years. We cover all aspects of earthworks, landscaping, tree trimming and removal. No job to small, no job to big! We are a family business, offering a friendly and professional service. We provide free quotes, and we are always keen to meet on site to discuss anything you may require.

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Gilroy Middleton Landscapes & Contracting

Joined October 2019

At Gilroy Middleton Landscapes and Contracting we pride ourselves on our professional yet affordable Landscaping and Garden Maintenance Services in Christchurch, and the greater Canterbury region. We are a locally owned and operated registered business we believe through our transparent and professional approach to landscaping we can add elegance to your space. We specialize in landscap...

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Ridge Landscapes Ltd

Joined April 2018

Hi, We are Ridge Landscapes, established in 2017, we are your complete landscape specialists. No job is to big or to small. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget to the highest quality

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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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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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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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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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Sculptural Landscapes LTd

Joined January 2018

Sculptural Landscapes has been beautifying Canterbury yards for over 5 years now. We will take on anything from putting in a few grasses to entire lifestyle block landscaping and management. We work very hard to keep out clients happy. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget and time. If its outside we can manage your job to a high standard. If your looking...

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Chopper

Joined May 2020

Hello friends. We are a small locally run team operating in banks peninsula. I have 15 years of experience, reliable equipment and a focus on safe jobs completed with pride. We can accomodate small trees, big trees, hedge and bushes. Section clearance with onsite chipping or green waste removal. Quotes and hourly rates offered.

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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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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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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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CJS Services NZ Limited

Joined August 2018

Hi, my name is Chris from CJS Services. I have a number of years experience carrying out work for residential and commercial clients. I pride myself on being friendly upfront and punctual. Feel free to contact me for a free no obligation quote. Look forward to hearing from you. Thanks

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At Your Request Property Maintenance 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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endgame 2020 ltd ta Express Lawn Mowing Oawa

Joined January 2020

No job to big or to small we have it covered. We cover all your lawn mowing and gardening needs from mows, weed eating, edging, a section tidy up, weeding, green waste removal, on going property maintence and handyman services (we do those jobs your husband won’t). Boxed or raised gardens built, lawn care fertilising.. you name it if it needs doing we can do it. We take pride in the wor...

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