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Successfully Incorporating Retaining Walls Into Your Landscaping

Posted 27/10/16

Retaining walls play an important role in our landscaping efforts. Every wall is carefully planned and constructed to ensure it is able to withstand the required load. But all too often, the aesthetic aspect of it is not considered. This leaves many homeowners with unattractive landscaping featu

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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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Planting Bulbs for Spring

Posted 22/04/15

The autumn months of March, April and May are the best bulb planting months. The more effort you can put into planting bulbs for spring, the better the rewards during winter and spring... Planting bulbs for spring If you’re planning to planting bulbs for spring, look out for bulbs arriving

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Achieve Success with Our Spring Landscaping Guide

Posted 04/08/16

Spring is the perfect season for undertaking landscaping projects in your garden. The soil is still soft, weeds are easily treated before they multiply, transplanting conditions are right. Most importantly, it is a fabulous time to start a landscape design project for your outdoor entertainment

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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Autumn Planting Tips & Gardening Ideas

Posted 08/04/15

Autumn is the perfect time to plant almost any type of plants and trees, it's an especially good time to put down new lawn and is the only time  you can plant spring bulbs... As you will agree, a garden without any trees and shrubs feels pretty desolate and lonely when winter arrives. With a

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How to Fix Your Retaining Wall Aesthetics with Landscaping

Posted 10/10/16

Retaining walls are often perceived as uninspiring or an eyesore. But a little landscaping can go a long way to improving the aesthetic appeal and/or blend a retaining wall in to the surroundings... Blending existing retaining walls into your landscaping Many of us have existing retaining

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Stage 6 Life Stages of Home Ownership - Caring For Your Home During Your 80s

Posted 07/12/17

Owning a home at any age is a commitment, but when you're caring for your home during your elderly years there are more things to consider... In our final article of our Home Ownership Article Series, we discuss the types of decisions you'll need to make and how to get the best value for

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6 Smart Tips for Hiring a Gardener You Can Use Right Now

Posted 15/09/16

Hiring a gardener may seem like a luxury for some, but having your garden tended to on a regular basis can be a game changer for many homwowners. Freeing up time and allowing space to do the other jobs our modern lives demand... We’ve gathered our best 6 tips to make hiring a gardener

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Latest gardening case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard findi

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Lawn moving and gardening work

Posted 2 years ago

Have two properties that need lawn moving and gardening work to.be done asap

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Light Garden Maintenance

Posted 1 year ago

Approx 2 hours per week on a regular basis required. This is an average sized town garden which is in tidy condition, but has a lot of large trees, so leaf litter clean-up is really the biggest issue. Watering in dry weather only. Start date is July and then ongoing. * Leaf blowing * Edge and spot spraying * Watering

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Garden waste removal

Posted 1 year ago

remove Garden bag/s and replace bag/fadge

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Weedmatting and planting

Posted 1 week ago

Weedmat and planting done along driveway strip (approximately 80m long by 0.3m wide) and rocks added. Along with planting out 2 small gardens.

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Once a month weeding

Posted 3 months ago

Largish section, needs 6-8 hours weeding once a month or so. Can be done at any time, with weeds placed in our trailer which we will dispose of later. Probably lawn mowing once or twice a year; and perhaps spraying once or twice a year.

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Gardening

Posted 1 month ago

General garden tidy up Re lay some block paving Ready for house sale 31/1/21

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Gardening 34

Posted 2 years ago

Need someone to clear growth around house, spray and take waste away

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Lawn mowing

Posted 1 year ago

We're looking for someone to mow lawns in north-west St John's Hill. There are two sloped lawns and two flat lawns on the property. We've attached photos of the spaces. There's easy, drive-on access. In addition, there's a lawn-mower on the property if the service provider would rather not bring their own.

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Topping up potagers

Posted 1 year ago

Health issues mean I cannot shovel any more. We have potagers that need topping up. We need someone to quantify the mix needed and do the physical work involved. We have a wheelbarrow but not suitable for heavy work.

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Section clearance and removal of scrub

Posted 3 weeks ago

We have about a third of an acre covered in scrub on a small slope that requires clearing and removal. It is a residential property and has easy access by vehicles, right up to the actual scrub.

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Experienced gardener required once a month

Posted 1 year ago

We require an experienced gardener one day a month to keep garden maintained. Weeding, spraying, pruning, planting among other general garden chores. Must be prepared to have a Police clearance, and have references. This is a large garden and may occasionally need more than one day per month (negotiable as per needs and season).

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Driveway and garden weeding

Posted 1 year ago

Weeding drive and other areas of gardens without chenicals,

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Chop and clear

Posted 1 year ago

Trim some branches and chop others. Branches up to 20cm thick Carry old and new gardening debris to front of section and take away. Could be two high sided trailers worth. Need job completed by Friday lunch time this week.

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Green waste removal

Posted 4 months ago

I have recently moved and have cleared the garden boarders and need somebody to get rid of the green waste. There wasn’t any trees just large shrubs and lots of creepers.

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Lawns and shrub removal

Posted 2 years ago

Regular mowing of our large section in whanganui east until we move in (date tba but sometime in feb or March). Lawns are quite overgrown so first job might be a biggie. Also have some Camelias and other shrubs we want removed by the roots if possible. Can meet at property next week to discuss. Cheers Jess

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Clearing Garden

Posted 6 months ago

We have two vegetable gardens that need to be cleared, as well as an overhanging Tree on the shed roof that needs to be cut back. We would like all the green waste and dirt to be removed, and taken to be disposed of. The Gardens are 3m x 1.9m and 3m x 1.1m.

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Garden Cleanup

Posted 3 months ago

Needing a full clean-up 1 or two days work including weeding and pruning and potentially putting bark and stones in gardens around property, Will need the work done as close as possible to the 18th and 19th December as the house will be going on the market the following week.

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Firstly help with completing my gardening

Posted 2 years ago

the back yard mainly, i am on Durie Hill and have a large section to maintain and its gotten to big for me. i am sorry i only need gardening at present. have an area that is overgrown and needs a good tidying up. also this could be an on going maintenance job. they can text me on ... .

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Business in need of gardener/handyman/woman

Posted 3 months ago

Medium sized building with coutyrads/gardens etc, in need of someone who can keep on top of regular gardening chores as well as general yard maintenance, needs to be able to work around our business hours. This would need to be an ongoing job. Cheers

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Business in need of gardener/handyman/woman #2

Posted 3 months ago

Medium sized building with coutyrads/gardens etc, in need of someone who can keep on top of regular gardening chores as well as general yard maintenance, needs to be able to work around our business hours. This would need to be an ongoing job. Cheers

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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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Classical Elements Limited

Joined December 2019

Hello we are a company that provides an array of services. We have a 3T Tipper truck and also trailers available with driver for cartage, section maintenance and repairs inside and out. Fencing/retainer walls. Welding and fabrication. Professional house cleaning, end of tenancy.

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Gutterman&cleaning services

Joined June 2014

30 years experience on roofs.I now specialize in gutter cleaning repairing and installing,Also i can do house,roof washing,painting and moss,mould spraying.All work fully ... EE quotes,FAST service

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ColourScheme

Joined September 2011

ColourScheme can provide all the services you need to turn your house into a home. We specialise in interior paintwork, but also consider small exterior paint jobs, minor gib repairs and general maintenance work. Our aim is to provide an affordable, yet high quality service with expert advice and brilliant craftmanship. We always clean up beautifully afterwards and we offer a full refund on lab...

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, a...

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Callaghan Construction

Joined January 2018

We strive to maintain integrity, fairness and honesty in our relationships with all our customers, suppliers, subcontractors and associates. ​There are a lot of companies out there that do what we do. They share the same what and how. But our clients work with us for our why and our who. We're minds and makers with business sense and creative chop.

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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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JAMAP Property Maintenance Limited

Joined September 2017

Hi, we specialise in general handyman, property maintenance tasks and general plumbing advice. We also offer a bathroom design service. We are professional and work hard to meet customer deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. Give us a try - you won't be disappointed.

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Tidy Turf

Joined December 2014

FOR A SITE VISIT I WILL NEED YOUR ADDRESS PLEASE. LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR A company specializing in outside prep work. Tree work, section clearing, landscape preparation, bobcat services, demolition, pest plant removal, large area mowing, weed spraying I have many years experience in grounds maintenance work. I specialise in, tree removal,landscape demolition & clearing,bo...

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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Te Ao decorators and Maintenance

Joined January 2019

We are a local family owned business that like to pride ourselves in all aspects of the painting & maintenance trade interior/exterior commercial & residential new & restoration work .We aim to give our clients our absolute attention in keeping our standards as high as possible with consulting & mapping out the task ahead with our team.Knowledge & experience is always key with a good communication...

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Civil Drawings

Joined December 2015

hi If you need professional done drawings done for your DIY (retaining walls,garden sheds,decks,landscaping etc) project then this is the right place. Just send in your sketches and get them must presentable As a sole trader you will guaranteed the best prices.

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Fixit Crew

Joined February 2019

A professional team with a personal touch. No job is too small, and we’ll tell you right away if the job is too big. We believe that luxury lies in the details therefore nothing's taken for granted. What you want is what you get at a fair price. We pride ourselves in our customers satisfaction.

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City Civil Construction Limited

Joined March 2019

Hi, our team is made up of skilled professionals with 20 years experience in construction and roading, 15 years building, top engineers for all metalworking projects, we can spruce your yard from front to back

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Express Property Maintenance Whakarongo Ltd

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're relatively new to the New Zealand market but have been operating in Australia since 2011. Specialising in Deck, Fence and retaining wall construction we also provide all aspects of property maintenance services from repairing holes in walls to fixing your guttering or mowing your lawn, we are your first choice in property maintenance whether private or commercial.

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Stoneley Handyman Services

Joined February 2019

Hi there, I'm just your average run of the mill young kiwi bloke looking for the chance to prove himself in the industry. I have been doing a multitude of trades virtually my whole life. I come from a trade orientated family with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience at my disposal. Where I excel is my attitude towards the work, whether it be new or common ground, I strive to do...

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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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Tararua Garden Services Ltd

Joined November 2020

Your goto company in Tararua for all your yard work. - Lawn Mowing - Gardening - Hedge Trimming - Green Waste Disposal - Section Clearing - Just ask us about anything else you need a hand with. Give us a call Pieter ... David ...

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dunn building

Joined July 2013

Have been a qualified building since 2015, have been working over in England for the past 2.5 years and now back working for UCOL teaching carpentry and looking for the odd job to do after work/weekends.

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BlackRidge Building and Landscaping

Joined November 2016

BlackRidge Building and Landscaping is a newly established Wanganui based company. While we specialise in kitchen and bathroom renovations and small alterations, we also do smaller jobs from time to time. BlackRidge

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lionels property services

Joined April 2013

lionels property services , fencing new &repair, retaining walls, painting, water blasting, yard clearing, rental cleanups, chainsaw work, and much more etc

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