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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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Choosing Between Another Storey or Adding a House Extension

Posted 16/03/17

Extending your house or adding another storey can give you the much needed space a growing family needs. We look at the advantages and disadvantages of these two renovation options... How to choose between another storey or a house extension Depending on the size of your backyard, you can

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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in New Zealand Homes

Posted 13/05/15

One of the most popular selling points of a kiwi home is the indoor/outdoor flow. Whether you’re thinking of selling or just want to realise the potential of your home and the plot it stands on, considering indoor outdoor flow is important... Indoor outdoor flow The secret to unlocking the

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Choosing and Using an Architect

Posted 05/10/12

A good working relationship between client and architect is a vital ingredient in the success of any building project. Therefore it's therefore essential to choose an architect whose design approach and practice philosophy best fit your requirements... However, you may have noticed there

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government r

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Architect, Draughtsman or Builder - Who Do You Need?

Posted 10/09/13

You want to renovate your home - so who do you call, a Draughtsman, Architect or Builder? We have a look at each of them does and how they can help you... Picking between an architect, draughtsman and builder An Architect will provide the buildings architectural design and also oversee the con

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The Benefits of Building a Conservatory

Posted 22/10/14

If you've been thinking about adding an extension to your home, Building a conservatory is a clever way to add more living space without having to move to a larger home. One of the benefits of building a conservatory is the potential to add a lot of value to your home. Hiring an architect

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Bathroom and bedroom plans

Posted 4 months ago

I'm needing to find out how to get a bathroom and 2 bedrooms compliant to code.

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Internal house redesign

Posted 4 months ago

Hi there, we are looking to rejig our current property (internal only) to include and extra bedroom, bathroom, wardobe in master and storage cupboards. My husband is a builder so we just need the drawings/design as we are struggling with ideas. We have just moved back so we do not yet have contacts in Auckland for this. Thank you!

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Carl house

Posted 2 months ago

We need working drawings done so we can submit to council. We have the concept drawings done just need working drawing

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Residential Drafting Required

Posted 3 weeks ago

We need a draftsperson that is able to take our project all the way through consent. Our project is made up of 3 major components Minor Dwelling, House Renovation, Freestanding Garage with sleepout. We are wanting an immediate start with the intention of breaking ground asap. We need concept drawings for Hydrology Report, Storm Water Engineering and Council Planning Meeting before we go further with the drawings. Please see attached site drawings and hand markups for a general indica...

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ARCHITECT

Posted 1 month ago

I am looking at renovating the front of my house - adding a room above the existing house.

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Glass extension

Posted 3 months ago

Glass extension on little home in Northcote. Would like drawings and renders to be passed on to builder. The style I want is a bit industrial all glass and steel beams with bi fold doors. The extension will go where the current deck is see photos (French doors to be removed) and finally a photo attached of the finished product I would like a similar look

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Minor variation - Needing a draftsman

Posted 3 months ago

Minor variation - Needing a draftsman. Small change to drawing needed. Needing to draw a channel drain. 200MM x 150MM, the drain needs to out pipes going to a cesspit. We have an existing drawing just needing to add the above detail. Would like this done by Monday if possible.

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New ensuite

Posted 3 months ago

Want to have plans draughted for council submission for an ensuite to be created within existing footprint by taking a potion of one bedroom and attaching to other bedroom. I live in Forrest Hill and looking for someone to draw the plans and get them approved on our behalf.

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Draughsman/engineer

Posted 1 week ago

I am looking for a reasonable priced draughtsman to draw up some plans for an extension i'm adding to my property. The council requested for an admendment so i need someone who can do the drawing and submit to council. The total floor space area is 45 square metres. i need this done asap.

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Greenhithe Extension

Posted 4 months ago

Plans drawn up so we can submit to council our proposed extension we require.

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Balcony and Decking

Posted 2 months ago

We need a draughtsperson to prepare plans for the consent process and for the builders and pool people to work with on a backyard project. We have drafted a basic concept plan.

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Draftsman needed for Villa renovation

Posted 2 months ago

My partner and I have recently bought a 1912 villa in Birkenhead (Non heritage zone) and are looking to get some plans drawn up to make the follow changes. - Turn an exsiting bedroom into a new family bathroom and Ensuite / WIW. - Turn old bathroom into dining room and put large Bifold doors and new Window in the area to open up the back of the house and let light in. -Open up hallw ay and include a laundry. we need to get plans drawn up and council approvals.

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Plans needed for new ensuite

Posted 1 month ago

We're interested to find out if it's feasible to take create an ensuite for our master bedroom by taking space from an adjacent bedroom. There are no load bearing walls involved & access would probably be via cavity slider. If we can come up with a layout that still leaves a viable bedroom, we'd need a plan drawn to submit to council.

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Draughtsman needed - Concepts & working drawings

Posted 4 months ago

Following three sets of concepts, we have a clear idea of what we need to build on our steep narrow site. Looking for someone who uses CAD & 3D so we can see what the building looks like on the land and someone who is flexible and collaborative. Three stages: 1. concepts, 2. more detail but not full workings to achieve better price guide (ie materials) / allow modifications to suit and then 3. working drawings for submitting to consent. We have topography & a draft concept to base the de...

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Draughtsman

Posted 4 months ago

My neighbor & I want to convert the car port into a single room each. I also want to build a separate carport in a separate area.

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House extension and renovation

Posted 2 months ago

Ground floor extension • add new kitchen and dining area, nice flow to the outdoor area. • Sky light to increase natural light • Outdoor patio and barbeque area • French door • Existing stair upgrade/ build new stair • High ceilings, simple design Front yard • Extend front deck to level with the street • Front fence • Drive way upgrade Landscaping • Plants removal o hazard plants close to the foundation o remove trees at the back yard for extension first floor •...

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Concept plans internal staircase

Posted 4 months ago

New internal stairwell to ground floor storage space in current hallway. • Move hot water cylinder 2m • Door at the bottom of new stairwell • Ground floor storage space to become rumpus • New door into existing ground floor bedroom to connect new rumpus • Remove ground floor post to create space for window seat by existing window (in new rumpus room) Wanting concept plans so we can ascertain total cost of project before submitting to council/construction drawings.

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Interior renovation (insulation and bathroom)

Posted 3 months ago

House was constructed ~1965, timber frame building. Need assistance to complete the following consenting and design (produce drawings and complete consent documentation): Element #1: Brace calculations and drawings for consent; Wish to add bracing while walls are exposed and gain consent where required. Element #2: Add insulation and calculate H values; Wish to add insulation to all walls. Will be removing all plasterboard and be adding insulation from interior, so need to produce dr...

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Need design of a basement toilet for building consent in basement

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need a toilet in basement . Need a design for building consent . Also will need help in whole implementation too including building consent , installation , review , approval etc

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Garage and driveway design

Posted 3 months ago

I'm a lbp builder, I have been asked by client to organise a site visit where he can relay the style of double garage design and driveway he wants, and have plans drawn up

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Recent architecture and design reviews

With over 146,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Phills Home Reno

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30th November 2017

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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Modular Housing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th March 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Extension

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25th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Building consent

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th November 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Recladd Design

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17th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Draughtsman to draw plans for building permit


4th July 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Plans please!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd October 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New floor plans drawn

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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BRAVE CONSTRUCTION

Joined July 2019

Hi, we specialize in interior fit outs. We have been working with major retail companies throughout New Zealand and residential owners who deserves truly beautiful high end works. Together of 30years experience, we will finish the job successfully.

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2 Construct Ltd

Joined June 2018

We have been servicing various building industries for over 25 years, from film sets, theatre sets and shop fitting construction, to bespoke furniture, house renovations, painting and deck building. Basically, we cover most types construction, but whatever job we are on, our core principals of honesty, high standards and a strong work ethic applies. No job is too small!

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DNA Construction Ltd

Joined April 2010

DNA can complete your job from design, building consent through to completion. Our builders hold National certificates in carpentry, are licensed building practitioners & we have several apprentices at different levels completing their qualifications. We have been building and renovating homes to a high level for over twenty years throughout the Auckland region. Over this time we have created cl...

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Peter Falconer & Associates Architects

Joined October 2016

I have been designing new homes as well as renovating some existing homes over the past 36 years. I have a particular skill set for creating striking and sometimes gorgeous homes that are both visually attractive and with excellent internal planning. Internal and external photo-realistic images can be generated during the design process.

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CHL tiling

Joined August 2018

New Zealand many years of experience in ceramic tile work, knowing Ned Zealand’s requirements for tile paving, clean and tidy, to meet customer requirements.

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Nuri Construction Ltd

Joined November 2018

Hi, We are experts in renovation works and building new houses being in the construction business for the last 18 years. We are capable of doing any job whether it is big or small. We pride in meeting deadlines and project completions, we can also work on Saturdays when things need to be done. Also we are confident about our competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget.

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Singer Architecture

Joined February 2014

Designing bespoke residential architecture in which he can call upon a range of different design styles is what Codi finds most exciting. His passion for high spec, energy efficient homes with special focus on building science deeply shapes the way he tackles a design project. Codi strongly believes that a home should improve the lives of its occupants through the way they interact with it...

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Wyn Architecture

Joined January 2017

Licensed Building Practitioner Whether your job is big or small we can take care of it for you at an affordable cost. We specialize in new builds and renovations. 15 years experience. We work nation wide and can tell you how to save money on your project!

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Blue Zone Homes Limited

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've been building and renovating homes and commercial buildings for more than 20 years in New Zealand and overseas. We have teams of builders based in Northland and Auckland. While we can handle all types of renovation and new builds our specialty is newer building technology that can save time and money and result in a superior product compared to traditional building methods. Our focus is...

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AA Building Services Ltd

Joined June 2017

Hi, I'm Adam - an architect and builder from 2005. I have experiences in design and building. Giving an amazing services and affordable prices for customers are our company goal. Our team will give competitive quotes and completing jobs on your budget. Please check our website : aagroup.co.nz

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Archemics Design

Joined April 2019

Archemics Design is an architectural design and interiors studio based in Auckland. We provide design services from pre design briefing, concept design through to full building drawings and documentation and consents. We have worked on both residential and commercial projects in New Zealand that form the basis of our industry knowledge. With a design focused environment we ensure top q...

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Renovation New Zealand

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're a design and build renovation company based in Whangarei. We get our kicks out of helping homeowners achieve their renovation dream. We often meet homeowners that have been dreaming about a renovation for a long time. The trouble is they are not sure if their renovation is even possible or where to start. There are a number of things than can trip up an idea - local council requi...

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La Peres Construction

Joined March 2019

We are new to builderscrack, however been in Industry for the last 15 years We provide quality workmanship for all types of carpentry new build and renovation.

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Auckland repairz

Joined December 2013

Hi, we are UK qualified with over 40 yrs experience. . We specialize in building repairs, bathrooms, and modifications of existing homes, building through to painting. We are very flexible to your needs, to suit your budget. Apply for a free quote.

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Tevunga Construction Limited

Joined February 2019

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

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Pasley Park Ltd

Joined November 2011

We cover all aspects of Landscaping from Design, Consultancy to Construction. We also cover farm & lifestyle projects based on sustainable organic principles. Established in 1984 we have many years under our belt working in all sorts of situations (both public & private projects) delivering a quality product on time & within budget. No job too big or small.

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Jeffries Construction

Joined July 2017

Family business specialising in high quality efficient workmanship. A Qualified builder and LBP with over 18 years experience in commercial and residential construction. You can rest assured knowing that your project is in capable hands. Please feel free to have a look at our Facebook and Instagram pages for more reviews and work history. BCITO, LBP, HazardCo

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VersatileDesign

Joined September 2009

Let me help design that long awaited project of yours. All my work is architecturally designed to the NZS 3604 standards I am a qualified Architectural Designer, with many years of NZ experience in new residential, renovations, extensions and additions, decks, small commercial, leaky buildings remedial and more! I offer complete Architectural service from Building Consent through to C...

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Nz build tech

Joined May 2017

I have been involved in building for around 10 years . I have experience in fencing , retaining walls , decks and deck repairs, repairs to water damage floors, Interior repairs big and small , I have been involved with office fit outs and refurbishment from start to finish, examples are anz bank refurbish , spark refurbish , Pacifica refurbish , I have worked with aluminium window frames and alumi...

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Boztech Ltd

Joined September 2017

We offer all kinds of Architectural Concept Design and Full Working Drawings, we can do work throughout New Zealand. Also specialists in 3d images and video 🎥

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