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

Tree topping

Posted 1 year ago

I have trees I wish to be topped along with a large hedge to be topped

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Macrocarpa

Posted 4 months ago

Macrocarpa boundary hedges need tops pruned.

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Young tree pruning

Posted 11 months ago

We have about 25 fruit trees and 70-80 other deciduous trees that we want to have shaped/pruned. All have only been in 1-2 years. Many will require minimal work.

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Small stump removal

Posted 10 months ago

have 3x 10cm stumps to remove that have been planted in a 1m square of buxus hedging. The trees died so I have already trimmed them to buxus hedge height. Just need to remove stumps so I can replant. Don't mind if it takes out some of the hedging around stump

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Removal of silver birch

Posted 1 year ago

Large Silver birch at front of house to be felled and ringed. Rings left but rubbish cleared.

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Remove Elm

Posted 10 months ago

Needing an elm tree removed as well as the stump. Also the wood to be cut up and left for firewood.

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Tree removal Large Palm

Posted 10 months ago

Quote wanted to remove and dispose of Palm Tree Large

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Tree removal- free firewood

Posted 1 year ago

We have a large pin oak which we would like cut down. It is approximately 7-8m in height. Wood to be removed as well. Great access to yard for removal or cherry picker if required. Located in Rangiora township.

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Stump removal

Posted 2 years ago

7-10 shurb sized stumps to be removed Easy access

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Hugill

Posted 2 months ago

8 stumps to grind 200 mm below surface . Easy access

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Stump grind

Posted 8 months ago

Grind up 'seed' cherry stump. Had multiple leaders from the ground. It's in a garden bed. Diameter approx 1200 x 700. Stump sits prob 150 mm above ground level. Would be good to grind to sufficiently below surface to break up core of cherry tree (? 200mm plus) to enable planting rhododendron; also remove significant roots. Painted the outer core of fresh cuts with Vigilant gel (contains picloram and aminopryalid) to encourage the tree to die rather than sprout again. The area that was pa...

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Tree prune and tidy up

Posted 2 months ago

I would like to get the tree tidied up and cut back and to cut back the branches overhanging the neighbour's garden.

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Tree relocation

Posted 2 years ago

Hi we have 12-15 2.5m high trees that we would like to relocate to our new home if possible?

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Palm tree removal

Posted 1 year ago

We have a single large palm in the centre of our driveway that we are wanting removed. The removed plant can either be taken away or put onto our bonfire pile - please advise in your quote which option it will be.

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2 x tree removal

Posted 1 year ago

We need two black locust trees removed including stump.

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Fruit orchard pruning

Posted 1 year ago

Small orchard consisting of a variety of different types of fruiting trees. We have just moved in so do not know what they are. We’ll count them and add photos tomorrow. We’d like them pruned. There are 26 trees in total.

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Long Bush trimming

Posted 6 months ago

There is a long bush that subdivide two properties that needs to be trimmed properly.

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Stump grinder needed

Posted 6 months ago

Removal of approx 6 tree stumps in various sizes - need a quote please - would like done in the next day or so if possible pls

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Remove row of pine trees on bare section.

Posted 1 year ago

I would like a quote to remove a row of pine trees on my property at 63 Canterbury street, Ashley,

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James Bradbury #18

Posted 1 month ago

Cut down tree leave all firewood. Take away the rest.

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Recent arborists reviews

With over 200,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Fruit orchard pruning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 x tree removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of silver birch

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

small stump removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Green Ise Garden & Tree Services

Joined January 2021

Green Ise delivers high quality Garden & Tree services to Commercial & Residential properties throughout Canterbury. ​ - General gardening - Weeding & garden maintenance - Mowing & edging - Tree & hedge pruning - Tree removal - Soft Landscaping (Mulching, Bark, Stones & Planting) - Section clearing - Mowing & edging Whether it is a ‘One-off’ job, Ongoing maintenance. Green Ise Gard...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 *Mini loader work *Rotary Hoeing *Trenching *Irrigation Systems *Full site preparation *Roll out inst...

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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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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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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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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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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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Baseline Concrete and insulation

Joined January 2018

At Baseline Concrete we specialize in all aspects of Concrete. From house slabs to driveways, terraces and many more. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. We are also have a home insulation business that we run specializing in making homes warmer and meeting the Nz stan...

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