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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Technical drawing of deck for building consent

Posted 3 weeks ago

An 35yo deck needs to be replaced (mostly 1:1) with a new one. Nothing complex here, but it's 6 meter high at places so I need to have it done properly. I'm looking for a draftsman who can make a technical drawing of this deck for the purpose of a building consent. Prefer as soon as practically possible.

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Laundry Renovation

Posted 4 weeks ago

Laundry and separate toilet room need to be converted into just one room and turned into a laundry/toilet/shower space. This involves the wall between both rooms to be taken down and a shower to be installed. We would like to start this ASAP

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Villa extension

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have an original 100sqm villa and are wanting to do a small extension down the length of the house on the bay window side roughly 9.5m long by 2.5m wide to allow us to regig part of the house to add a 3rd bedroom and ensuite. Also looking at potentially converting the attic which would need staircase and 2x dormer windows. Need help to draw up the plans to put through council for consent

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Plans for consent for renovation

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for someone to draw up plans and documents for council consent for an extension (lounge/dining area) and deck/verandah. I have drawings (floorplan and elevations) showing what we want to do.

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Council Amendment

Posted 1 week ago

We need amendment drawings for our council pool fencing plan

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Converting Double Garage + Small Office Room into a 2 bedroom studio

Posted 1 week ago

We need the service of a draughtsman or architect in helping us make our vision come true. Essentially, I'm still learning about the difference between the services an architect and draughtsman provide, so welcome any interests from both professions. Our house is in Belmont Terrace, Milford, 0620. We have a double garage downstairs that connects to a small home office room before going up to the main house. We want to convert this place into a proper 2 bedroom place where we can rent out...

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Draftsperson for Bathroom Renovation Consent

Posted 2 weeks ago

I’m looking for a draftsperson to draw up some plans for the renovation of a small bathroom. Renovation will include a tiled shower, and repair to exterior cladding after removal of extractor fan, so council consent is required. Plans must be in the format specified by Auckland Council for Building Consent. I'm just starting with planning the renovation, so no tight timeframe at this point.

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New Stairs and Relocate

Posted 4 days ago

Hi I want to relocate and renew the Stairs in the attached photo. Need drawings for Consent

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Wall draft

Posted 3 weeks ago

Wondering if any draftsman would be able to draw plans to reduce this wall

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Draftsman needed for an extension to existing property needed now

Posted 1 week ago

We have an existing property in Birkenhead, Auckland and we've got a budget to extend it somehow. We're unsure what are our options are but want to progress with some initial conversations and designs to understand what we can do. We already have a preferred builder who will quote the work once we have the designs.

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Plans Required for Home Extension and Renovation

Posted 6 days ago

Looking for drafting services for an extension and thorough renovation of a single level 90m2 home in Torbay. Home was built in the late 1970's and currently consists of 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a car port. We would like plans for the following extensions and renovations: - Adding an additional wing to the home, containing 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. - Extending the lounge and living space out by a metre. - A redesign of the existing home's interior layout. - The addition of a...

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Plan for Addition of 2 rooms

Posted 4 days ago

Drafting plans to add on 2 rooms. to the current home. for council approval . Discussion on site required.

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Architect/drafts person for Lavery

Posted 4 days ago

To draw up the plans for council to turn a property into 2 units. My husband is a builder. We have looked at the unitary plan and building code and know that this is possible. We need an architect or drafts person to draw the plans up for council consent. We want to engage someone this week so please be in touch asap to discuss timeframes.

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Master ensuite - draftsman needed

Posted 2 weeks ago

Have a builder but need someone to draw the plans and submit to council. Don’t need an architect as it’s a simple job

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Garage Conversion

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a double garage out the back of our house, which we would like to fully convert into a habitable space, including a bedroom, an office, laundry and storage area. Note the laundry is currently in the garage already. We have off street parking so there is no issue doing this from a regulations perspective. We would like some assistance with the design and drawings, as well as the council building consent process (note resource consent is not required).

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Deck and driveway

Posted 3 weeks ago

We need draft for a new deck over 2m high and change driveway path.

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Draftsman for Small Room Addition

Posted 2 weeks ago

Existing Room - needs a new consent and reclad. Small bedroom. Built 30 years ago but not signed off so require a Drawing for council consent for the addition and a reclad. Please let me know your availability/lead time when quoting as the builder is waiting to do a repair. I have the relevant property file information and original drawing submitted to council.

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Draftsman for small project

Posted 1 week ago

We need a draftsman for a small project. We want to add a small bathroom & warddrope to a sleepout.

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Converting a garage into single room studio

Posted 14 hours ago

I'd like to inquire into draughtsman service in helping us make our vision come true. Essentially, I'm still learning about the difference between your service and an architect, and would like to clarify which service I have to engage in to help. Our house is in Belmont Terrace, Milford, 0620. We have a double garage downstairs that connects to a small home office room before going up to the main house. We want to convert this place into a proper 2 bedroom place where we can rent out even...

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Garage conversion

Posted 3 weeks ago

Converting 25sqm garage into granny flat, would like plans drawn up.

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Recent architecture and design 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.

Drafting for a new En Suite Bathroom

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd November 2019

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Parking deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th November 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Draw proposed plan for a new ensuite

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th February 2021

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 5
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 5
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Irene Charles

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Townhouse

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th July 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Recladd Design

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Draftmen needed for ensuite plans for council approval

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

5th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Deck Extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Draftsman needed for Villa renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Draughsman/engineer

Work carried out by an employee of the company

16th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
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 5

New ensuite

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th October 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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North Bay Plans Ltd

Joined January 2016

We are a well established North Shore based Architectural Design company with more than 30 years experience in the building and architectural design industry. Our commitment is to achieve a high quality of service by providing a unique and practical design reflecting and enhancing our client’s lifestyle, offering solutions and value for money to fit within budget while meeting our client’s needs.

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The Property Survey Company

Joined May 2019

Hi, Having an issue with a trade or managing work at home we can provide assistance. We can inspect work, provide remedial lists and assist with obtaining a code compliance certificate (CCC) Or looking at buying a home, building or renovating your existing home and everything in between we can help. We can assist with; Design management The building consent application Project Co-ordination...

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EMBARC

Joined March 2020

Hi there! I'm an Architectural Designer and Licensed Building Practitioner with experience in both new build and renovation projects. Although I am new to Builderscrack, I can provide you with a variety of services from Conceptual Designs, Resource Consents through to Building Consent documentation ready for approval. I pride myself in open communication, accuracy and professionalism whic...

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Amorin Construction

Joined June 2020

Hi, I am a builder with 30 years of overall experience. I have done 10 years of cabinet making and joinery, 8 years of high end residential finishing work in the U.S.A and 12 years of complete high end residential homes in New Zeaaland. Contact me and I'm sure I can help with anything you need done.

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Glenbrook design

Joined July 2014

Glenbrook Design has been designing new houses and renovations both residential and commercial, and providing BC (Building Consent) and RC (Resource Consent) documentation for more than 15 years. We specialize in providing all documentation to the councils to facilitate the clients specific project and follow through to the BC approval and the issue of the consent. The documentation for CCC (Cod...

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Space Artisan

Joined May 2010

Hello! I am a graduate in Architecture, LBP (Design), ADNZ, with over 19 years of experience in NZ and another 10 years overseas. We are a small team based in Mt. Roskill. Have done dozens of residential & commercial developments including new sub-divisions, new residences, childcare centers and also additions and alterations. Have sub-contracted for Auckland firms `Jasmax', `VRLA', `Hames Sharle...

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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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Pahnia Skinner Architecture Ltd

Joined February 2017

Experienced freelance Designer with a solid working background in the construction industry for 15 years available to accomodate all projects needs from small renovations,bathroom design to new house builds,sub divisions and council consultation.Diploma in Draughting + Architectural Degree,specialising in all aspects of design documentation from 3D models,concept design to full working drawings fo...

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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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Philip Dorward Architecture

Joined March 2019

Hi, Im a recent graduate. I have a Diploma in Architectural Technology and am looking for jobs to work on. I can help with new house design, tiny house, renovations etc.

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Manaia design

Joined June 2012

Hi.I have been in the building industry for over 30 years .I have a combination of design and building experience producing quality design-build projects and council consent documentation.I offer a broad range of architectural services to complete your job to a high standard.I work on a variety of projects,mostly being residential and have completed building projects in Auckland and around NZ. I l...

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INNOVATIVE BUILDING WORX LIMITED

Joined September 2016

Office Hours - Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Site Hours - Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm Closed all Public holidays , Saturday and Sunday OUR COMPANY Innovative Building WORX Limited, We focus on exceptional quality, planning, and safety to ensure the best outcome for your Construction projects. We built a strong reputation for delivering a quality service, on time, and at an affordable pric...

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VersatileDesign

Joined September 2009

Let me help design that long awaited project of yours. I am a qualified Architectural Designer, with many years of NZ experience in new residential, renovations, additions and alterations, decks, commercial, remediation and more! I will either take your sketched design OR provide you with other options in completing your desired finished project. All my work is architecturally designed...

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Xpress Design & Drafting

Joined January 2020

Hi, we are a cost-effective Architectural firm specializing primarily in concept design and building consent documentation. From the smallest of renovation/alteration to complex new builds including hill builds. We also provide a wholesale schedule of fees (trade rates) for ongoing working relationships. Keywords in our toolbox being: NZS 3604, New Zealand Building Code, Timber Framed and Steel F...

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Idee Architecture

Joined January 2020

Hi, I am an architectural designer focused on residential renovation and light commercial fit-out design. Able to preparing documentation for the council and 3D impression for concept design. In the past years, I have been worked on new build, extension/ addition, kitchen & bath renovation, house relocating, deck design, and so on. if you are changing your place to a better space. I am here t...

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Sudhir Chandra

Joined July 2020

Background in architectural design with experience in building residential homes and landscaping. I am interested in small projects to manage and build or just build, can work on larger projects as a two man team with a qualified builder on board.

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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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Nuri Construction Ltd

Joined November 2018

Hi there, With over 18 years of experience in the construction business, we are experts in renovation works, extensions and new builds. No job is too big or too small for us. We are passionate about building quality homes at a competitive price and completing jobs on budget is very important to us. We pride in meeting deadlines and giving you the best advice that meets your expectations. W...

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Task

Joined December 2010

Hello, This is our purpose and services:- Carpentry Painting Fencing Retaining Walls Concreting Vinyl Floors Carpetting Kitchen Decking and Handrails Access Ramps and Pergolas We have a great team that meets quality,time and within approved costs. We respect the needs of our customers and we are honest with all our dealings

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La Maison Novelle

Joined February 2021

We are architects specialists in the design and build focusing on indoor and outdoor home renovation and improvements. This includes but not limited to cabinetry, kitchen cabinets, TV wall unit, shelving units, and custom-made home fit-outs. In addition, to outdoor elements such as pergolas and canopies. We do design and build. We add value to your home. We are different in that we do not use s...

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