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Your guide to Building in NZ

Job Notifications - Why They Matter

Be informed. Keep an eye on notifications for job progress and actions, and avoid incorrect invoice amounts. It is important to note, that both tradies and homeowners can confirm the job cost to Builderscrack. Therefore it pays to track the progress of each job, and ensure that all jobs have the correct cost.   Review Awarded Jobs You have the opportunity to review the awarded job, and the job cost submitted by a homeowner. Homeowners can award jobs without a cost and… (view full article)

Awarding Tradies - Why it matters

  You have posted a Job, and done your due diligence on the tradies you are in contact with. What's next?   Awarding A Tradie Once you have selected the tradie for your project, even if you’ve notified them in person, it's important to award the job to them via the Builderscrack platform. To do this you need to either: Accept the quote (For quotes received through the Builderscrack system) - This will notify the tradie that they have won the job based on the cost in the… (view full article)

Tradies On The Job - Save My Bathroom

Behind every job there is a story, this one starts with a homeowner and a vision to renovate her bathroom from an outdated, 1970’s relic, to a modern, clean and functional bathroom. The Dilemma The story starts with Joanne and her first tradie, a referral from a friend. The tradie seemed great. The homeowner and tradie agreed that Joanne would buy everything that was needed for the bathroom, and the tradie gave her a cost to install and renovate to her plan. Fast forward three months and… (view full article)

Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Behind every job there is a story. This one starts with a homeowner, and a vision to renovate her bathroom from an outdated 1970’s relic to a modern, clean, and functional bathroom.   The Dilemma The story starts with Joanne and her first tradie, a referral from a friend. The tradie seemed great. The homeowner and the tradie agreed that Joanne would buy everything that was needed for the bathroom, and the tradie gave her a cost to install and renovate to her plan. Fast forward… (view full article)

Get Great Reviews and Win More Work: Top Tips

  Many factors that contribute towards how a homeowner chooses a tradie. Here are our tips for winning the confidence of homeowners and for getting good reviews. Profile and Account Maintenance Clear profile image - This will help to convey professionalism Business description - Check this is reflective of your work. An accurate profile will help homeowners decide if they want to engage your services. Check your listed trades and locations are up to date and are… (view full article)

Ultimate Autumn/Winter Checklist

  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 lack of airflow. This can result in built up moisture and later mould. Something as simple as cracking open windows to let air in can help. To really eliminate the problem… (view full article)

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EQ under floor house pile realigning x4.


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This role will require you to use all of your residential & commercial expertise around sites all across Auckland NZ, from structural to fit out and finishing touches. A versatile carpenter will suit this role…


I have about 20 tonnes of good topsoil free to takeaway from my place in beckenham


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- Permanently block a chimney - Permanently cover an unused fireplace (to prevent the draft coming through)


We require a qualified builder who is experienced in general building work. We are looking to build a garden studio. We have consented plans from Auckland council. It is a flat site with good access to bring in…


Re-build front steps on a 1950's bungalow. Steps connect deck to path and are tiled.