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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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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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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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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

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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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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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Pruning trees and shrubs Martinborough

Posted 1 year ago

Small section but surrounded by trees and shrubs. Looking to reduce height and tidy up to let in more winter sun but retain some privacy from neighbours so not needing any trees cut down. All vegetation removed from section to be included in the quote. Easy flat access to the property.

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Tree work

Posted 2 years ago

I have about 10 stumps that need grinding in Martinborough....all about 12 inches wide, easy road access

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Remove 12 old man pine trees

Posted 7 months ago

We and a neighbour have 12 trees we’d like removed. Prefer wood is used for payment for removal, maybe leave some behind for use or mulching.

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Stump grinding

Posted 2 years ago

I have two silver birch trees approx 1850mm and 1350 mm on my front lawn that will need grinding once they are cut down

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Stump Grinding

Posted 3 years ago

Hi, we have about 6 smaller tree stumps - roughly 15cm diameter - 15cm tall one about 30cm diameter and 2cm tall one big one about 50cm diameter, 10cm tall with few large roots going off of the tree, and one 20cm wide, about 60cm tall fern stump.

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Big Macracarpas need pruning

Posted 10 months ago

We have some tall macrocarpa’s which need to be shortened and reigned in a bit. Would like someone with a bit of finesse rather than a “blunt instrument“. We’ve guessed the expected cost and would like to discuss this - maybe We’ve got it wrong!

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Tree Pruning

Posted 6 years ago

We have 10+ fruit trees that require pruning.

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Tree trimming - pine and gum

Posted 5 months ago

We have pine trees and gum trees that need trimming. We are looking for someone who would like to trim them in exchange for keeping all the wood.

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Trees to cut down

Posted 1 year ago

Hello. We have gum trees and pine trees that need trimming. We are wanting to see if someone wants to prune them in exchange for the firewood. Thank you

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Tree Removal, Trimming and Minor Garden Demolition

Posted 2 years ago

I have some mature tree lucernes to be removed, a few other smaller trees, 2 x large Totaras to be trimmed and some garden bed type structures to be removed. Approx two days work to start, could be longer. Some material could be removed, option for some to stay on property as firewood or be burned on site. Keen to get underway asap.

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Stump Grinding + pruning

Posted 7 months ago

Six stumps that require grinding/removal to make way for lawn. Stumps range from 10cm to 1m in diameter. A range of other pruning jobs that can be priced at the same time.

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Stump Removal

Posted 4 years ago

I have a small tree stump that needs removing - should be a quick job. See photo attached. Standard metal bucket added for scale. Thanks Gary

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Tree Felling

Posted 1 year ago

Would like a quote to remove the Copper Beech tree at 53 Reading Street, Greytown. Full removal plus separate quote to grind the stump. Corner section on the corner of Reading St and Jellicoe St. The tree is on the Reading St side just inside the fence. Not the best photo of the tree but you can see the trunk just behind the fence. It has dropped all it's leaves now.

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Trim tall trees on lifestyle block

Posted 4 years ago

We need some trees trimmed on our lifestyle block in Greytown. Need someone to view and advise what we need to trim.

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Large pine trees to be trimmed

Posted 9 months ago

We have 7 large pine trees to be trimmed. We are hoping to find someone to trim them in exchange for firewood

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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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Wairarapa Handyman Services

Joined December 2018

Lifestyle Blocks, Residential or Commercial Properties. Free no-obligation quotes provided. Make a list of all the jobs you want to be completed and watch your to-do list disappear. Our work is absolutely guaranteed every-time. Any reason, or we'll make it right!

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Valley Plumbing & Gas ltd

Joined November 2019

Hi, we are a small plumbing drainlaying and eneral contracting company. We can do anything from plumbing new builds, plumbing renovations to driveway dig outs to general landscaping. We enjoy getting a good variety of work and are qualified plumbers and drainlayers. We are professional and hard working and pride ourselves on customer satisfaction.

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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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420 Floors and Landscape

Joined February 2020

Hi! My name is Jordan and i have recently returned home to NZ from Melbourne, Australia, and I want to work. I'm a floorlayer by trade, with over 10 years experience in commercial floor coverings. Mainly carpet and vinyl. I have also had my own small landscaping business doing mainly lawns (artificial, natural, renovations, irrigation etc) but also a lot of general landscaping and construc...

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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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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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The Outside Guys

Joined November 2016

Any exterior maintenance/building job small or large. Beat any reasonable quote. 10 yrs arborist experience. 15 years scaffold/construction industry, Roof restoration specialists. On time, efficient professional service with a smile. We specialize in full exterior makeovers but are happy to do all or part of any task required. Can't wait to hear from you.

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Craig Smith Builders

Joined January 2011

I have 35 years experience in the building industry. Now specialising in alterations and additions. I have a sound knowledge of plumbing, Painting and carpet laying, all my work is of the highest standard and take pride in my work. Many of my clients move house and then call me back to assist them with work on their new homes. I live in Lower Hutt but my clients range from Canterbury to the Wiara...

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MD buildings services

Joined February 2020

I’ve been working in the building trade for a number of years gaining a range of skills to build and repair. Easy going and hard working and here to complete which ever tasks you need Look forward to helping you.

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Acquired Taste Limited

Joined January 2016

Hi I have been owner/operating my Property Improvement/ Maintenance business for 7 years and have completed various large landscaping and maintenance projects. These include building sheds, timber fencing, decks, boxed garden construction, paving, laying concrete paths and driveways. External and internal painting including wallpapering. I am certified to work at height using a harness for roof p...

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buildhers limited

Joined August 2009

Self contained building machine- my love of what i do puts me ahead of the rest. Not once have i ever had to advertise for what i do... as they say good news (or good tradesmen) travel fast. Ive been putting smiles on peoples faces for over 15 years now in all parts of the country and specialise in that unique or unusual build-renovation. I do have a track record for the older houses pre 1950s...

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Carpentry & Civil Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hi, my name is James Palmer and I'm the managing director of Carpentry and Civil Ltd. I've been in business since 2012 and have a reputation for quality workmanship. I pride myself on doing a quality job for a fair price. I believe I have excellent communication and will work with you to get your job done safely and efficiently. I have vast knowledge in experience across multiple trades and want...

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Jason Lange Property Maintenance

Joined May 2019

I've been in the construction industry for over 20 years. I have a large tool kit and complete varied work. I am keen to look at your job and give you a quote. Cheers

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Catton contracting

Joined May 2019

Flexibility - Convenience - Adaptability. These are the values that drive me to perform at my best for a client. Our digger can tackle all small-medium jobs with its tilting bucket, laser site levelling system and pull those akward trees over with its winch.

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Richard Jones

Joined November 2010

I have 30 years experience in all aspects of the building trade in the Wellington region. I have recently moved to the Wairarapa for a lifestyle change. I currently am employed with a building firm in the Wairarapa and am available for weekend or evening work. From fences, home renovations, extensions, home or business maintenance - no job too big or small. I am prompt and pride myself in deliveri...

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Slopemowing

Joined October 2018

We use specialist remote controlled equipment to tackle land clearance jobs while reducing your H&S risks and eliminating the need for harmful sprays. Scrub cutting & heavy duty mowing. Stump grinding. Steep slopes up to 55 degrees. Removal of gorse, blackberry, broom, & trees to 100mm diameter.

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