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Creating Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in Older Homes

Posted 05/01/17

Great indoor/outdoor flow is high on the must have list for many homeowners. But achieving this this can be a challenge in older homes... Summer weather just makes us want to head outdoors. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done for many homeowners with older homes. Older properties

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Guide to Installing Balustrades - Up to NZ Building Code Standard

Posted 14/09/17

Wondering what the NZ Building Code requirements are for balustrades on stairs and decking? Then you’re in the right place, we take a look... What is a Balustrade? A balustrade is basically a safety barrier. It can vary in appearance from simply a rail with supporting balusters, all the wa

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Stage 2 of Home Ownership or Renting Life Stage – Your Twenties

Posted 26/10/17

Many people entering their twenties are looking at the possibly of moving away from property renting and into looking towards home ownership... Rising house prices have has somewhat stifled early home ownership in many parts of the country. But with a little smart thinking and the ability

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Decorating a Child's Bedroom? Here's Some Great Tips!

Posted 28/03/17

Decorating your child's bedroom can be an enjoyable, yet challenging task. We share some tips on how to get the best out of decorating this room... Remember to consider your child’s special interests and personality when planning the bedroom decor. Attention to detail helps make the bedro

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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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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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Brick or Weatherboard – Choosing the Right Cladding for Your New Home

Posted 06/07/17

Brick or weatherboard? Choosing the cladding for your new home is more than deciding what looks best... It’s about the type of home you are building, the cost of the different types of cladding and the location of the house. Let us help you solve the battle of the cladding and choose the

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Tips on Repairing Your Home After an Earthquake

Posted 27/04/17

In the days and weeks after an earthquake, priorities turn towards repairing the damage to your home. We've put together this handy guide to give you some tips on repairing your home after an earthquake... Your first step should be to contact the Earthquake Commission and your insurance c

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What Should You Do After a Damaging House Fire?

Posted 11/05/17

A house fire is a devastating experience, regardless of the amount of damage. Your first instinct may be to begin the clean-up and repair work, but there are several key things to work through first... Five things to do after a house fire There are five important tasks for you to do, if yo

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to trust ? We take a closer look... Tradespeople Accreditations There are 10 common tradespeople accreditation to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering

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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 three months and the tradie was nowhere to be seen and uncontactable. With the goods for her bathroom waiting in Mitre 10 and a loan taken out for the project, Joanne was desperate to get the job underway. The Solution “I spoke to someone at work, saying I didn’t know what to do. I needed to have my bathroom renovated, and my colleague said, have you put it on Builderscrack? Then they showed me how Builderscrack works, how to log on and use the site. I put the advert on the next day, and within two

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Glass shower enclosures x 2

Posted 4 weeks ago

new house 2 x frameless glass shower enclosures. 1200mm x 1000mm one side panel (1000mm and small return panel plus hinged door to the 1200mm side

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Valda Swarbrick

Posted 1 year ago

I need a quote to replace what's left of my brick chimneys and put back to a wall and install a new free standing fire. Also a toilet room rebuild. And kitchen fire is a old coal range hole so needs to be rebuilt with timber. Cheers

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Phil’s shed.

Posted 1 year ago

Errect a 360 metre sq kitset steel building from portal foundations on. Pour reinforced concrete floor after errection with plumbing installed as required.

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New House

Posted 1 year ago

Just at the start, have found the section (in Amberley) now need to select a design and build. Must be able to attend to the bureaucracy involved, I don't have the patience. 3 bedroom, two bathroom 2car garage

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Kingsley hannah

Posted 1 year ago

Frame out, gib, for tv inset over fireplace. Mantle and old iron under mantle covering old rocks fire place. Orgainise sparkie, for power and internet conections.

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Elly's haven

Posted 1 month ago

I would like a 2 bedroom house build on the back of my subdivided, serviced section please. The building consent is currently presented at the Hurunui district council. I would like a heatpump and small woodburner, with gas hot water. I already have a 5000 liter watertank. Could you include a quote for the council approved driveway pse Sorry, I can't work out how to send my houseplans

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Holiday home

Posted 1 year ago

We're looking for a ball park figure or square metre price for building a 100m2 3 bed, 2 bath pole house on a sloping (not steep) section in Hanmer Springs. It will be rectangle design, iron roof, gable ends, and ply and batton cladding with a deck wrapping around approx 2 sides. Looking to get it to lockable stage and I'll arrange insulation, gibbing, stopping and painting. All other fit off will be included in the build cost (kitchen, plumbing, electrics, floor coverings, doors, trims) Thin...

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Re-cladding of 3 bedroom house

Posted 1 year ago

Recladding of 3 bedroom house after cracking in plaster from earthquake

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New family room

Posted 1 year ago

One room extension to create larger family room/ dining room. Simple push out of end wall ( about 4m) roof already gable end.

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Chimney removal

Posted 4 months ago

Needing an average sized chimney removed to ceiling level.

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Stewart 2

Posted 1 year ago

We require pricing for a 2 sided bullnose verandah. Verandah designed by architect must comply to specification in detail.

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Proposed new home. Planning stage

Posted 1 year ago

I need a geotech report for a proposed new home at Glasnevin. Rural, flat ground about 6km north of Amberley. Home still in planning stage, 2 bed 4ha block.

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Ian millic

Posted 2 months ago

390 sq m 2 storied 1922 villa plaster over weatherboard.. Remediation where plaster cracked, any rotten boards replaced and painted if required.. After quote for this

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Home office in garage

Posted 3 months ago

I'm looking to convert a small part of my garage into a room to use as a home office. I'm need someone to construct the interior walls (framing and gibbing, etc). I will do the painting, flooring, etc. I will need electrical plugs installed but that would probably need to be done by an electrician. The area is currently permitted as a bathroom on the plans but was never actually built.

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General repairs to small weatherboard house.

Posted 1 month ago

We have a small, 3 bdrm weatherboard (with some linear board) home, that needs several repairs done. On the exterior: weatherboards and linear boards replaced/repaired, one fascia board replaced, possibly some decking, and a barn door repair. And on the interior: floorboards replaced, trims & architraves fitted in one bedroom, and a couple of areas requiring gib.

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Jim Keith

Posted 3 months ago

2 days building work helping current builder installing cedar weatherboards and hardie sheets on a new build

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New Home Build in Beautiful Gore Bay

Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a builder to start work on our new home. The site is on the hill tops over looking Gore Bay, Cheviot. The build site has been excavated and is ready to go. The Hurunui Council is mid way through processing our consent. The house itself is a simple one storey, "L" shape home. It's 190sq with 3 bedrooms, a study, one bathroom, a mezzanine above the kitchen, pitched roof and large deck. The living room has high ceilings, a sunken lounge and exposed wood rafters and portals. The f...

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New Home

Posted 1 year ago

New build of passive energy home in Hanmer Springs

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Update bathroom in sleepout

Posted 3 months ago

Hi I have a shower with shower dome to install in my sleepout. For some reason the walls in that corner are ply so need aqualine put on. Also wanting a partition around toilet and a window put in above toilet.

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Building Reno

Posted 1 year ago

Hi , I need a builder to do some jobs, building of an internal wall in my workshop , includes putting in a sliding door , ceiling battens ready for gib. Clear light roofing to go on existing pergola , will need some work to get run off . Internal door slider to be removed and battens put in for gib .

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Recent building reviews

With over 128,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Re-cladding of 3 bedroom house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Valda Swarbrick

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th July 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House build Hanmer Springs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th March 2015

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Re-cladding of 3 bedroom house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Valda Swarbrick

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th July 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House build Hanmer Springs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th March 2015

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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Robertson Built

Joined March 2018

We are a small company looking to make a big impact in our region. We are committed to providing a great service at a the best possible price. Contact us today for more information, we are always looking for our next challenge.

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JMatt Building & Construction

Joined October 2018

I have been in the building industry for the last 15 years. For the last 10 years I have been building high end architectural homes, but there is no job too small for me to complete. I am professional and will work hard to complete your job on time to the highest possible standard. Please give me a call today.

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PD Arthur Builders Limited

Joined January 2019

I am a qualified, certified licensed builder with 30+ years experience building houses/over 60's units, alterations and general building works. EQC and insurance work are also areas of expertise along with driveways, paths and re-roofs.

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Petes Construction

Joined March 2018

Pete's Construction is a building organisation fuelled by word of mouth. We specialise in all aspects of building, landscaping and earthworks! Building is our passion, we are committed to delivering superior workmanship and our team consists exclusively of licensed and competent builders, offering you a top quality finish and increased efficency throughout projects. Ensure your next ventur...

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Braden Nelson Builder

Joined April 2018

Hi, I have been building for the past 22 years, I have recently moved from Ashburton to Ch-Ch. Licensed building practitioner and member of Registered Master Builders. Specializing in renovations, additions and alterations, bathrooms, kitchens, decking. No job too small.

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GCM Construction

Joined March 2013

Hi my name ia Gary I'm a fully qualified carpenter , I'm 43 and started in construction when I was 16 . I am not limited to carpentry , I also Own excavators and tipper trucks . I have a very broad spectrum of work which can be concrete driveways , decking , kitchens , bathrooms , demolition work aswell as building work I take pride in all the work I do and my company moto is "My aim is your...

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DG Roofing & Building

Joined November 2018

We understand your problem/requirement accurately and then we discuss with you the solution to your problems/ We discuss the right approach to achieving your requirements. If you agree for us to proceed, we do our job at cost, in a satisfactory timeframe and highest possible quality and value for you... Try us and you will not regret.

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Longsilver Construction Ltd

Joined June 2010

I am a Registered Master Builder so am able to provide all the necessary guarantees, quality of work, etc. I have 6 staff presently, a mixture of qualified carpenters, and apprentices in various stages of their apprenticeships. I have over 10 years experience in both residential and commercial. We are based in Canterbury, with yard in Amberley We cover all areas of Canterbury. References a...

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H-T services

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T services 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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Evergreen house ltd

Joined August 2018

Trying to think of the right builder? Need someone to guide you through your project? People who think their budget is low? High? All could be done through us.

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Ian. Builder/ Handyman

Joined August 2018

HI, we specialize in building courtyards, this includes everything from design to building block and stone walls, laying paving, pathways, driveways, water features and fountains. Building decks and fences, laying turf, planting and general landscaping

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cameron construction

Joined May 2010

Hi, I am an experience builder with over 15 years experience in residential & commercial building. Fully qualified Builder . I offer a professional hands on service for all areas of your building project to allow the job to be completed to a high standard in the time required. New houses, units, renovations, extensions, commercial building, farm buildings, landscaping & property maintenance are...

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CR Building Contractors Ltd

Joined May 2017

We are small construction company who specializes in new builds and renovations. Although we like to do the big jobs we are also happy to sort out all your smaller jobs as well. From decks and fences through to your small repair job we can do it all. We are part of a group who also specialize in all types of flooring from tiling through to timber floors. We can also provide any painting and deco...

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Solomon Builders

Joined January 2019

If you need quality building work done at competitive rates, call Darryn at Solomon Builders! New builds, renovations, fences, decks....we will get you sorted, pronto! :)

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Brooks Built Ltd

Joined May 2018

At Brooks Built our philosophy is "No job is too big or too small" we are dedicated to creating great client relationships, making sure that each project is enjoyable and runs smoothly for our clients. Whether it be a new home, renovation, addition/alteration, new bathroom, new kitchen, new deck for entertaining or just home handy man jobs we pride ourselves on giving you the finished project yo...

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Janssen Builders

Joined March 2017

Hi I have been in the building trade for over 40 years. We do everything from renovations, additions, alterations, new builds, architectal homes and specialise in TriBoard homes . We pride ourselves in being honest and delivering the best for my customers. I am licenced through NZCB and I am a LBP.

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Gintas Renovation NZ

Joined October 2016

I've been renovating houses for 15+ years. I focus on getting the job done fast and in high quality while maintaining reasonable prices. My main goal is to understand my client's vision and manifest it as they wish. There are no big or small jobs, all jobs accepted. To see my work you can visit gintas.co.nz

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SPJ Homes Limited

Joined September 2018

Hi, I have been building for 12 years and just recently started my own company. I mainly work by myself and I am looking to build up a reputation as a company that is reliable, hardworking and honest. I believe in the saying that you are only as good as your last job so I will endeavour to only do the most professional and high quality work that can be achieved.

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Mitchell and Milmine Construction

Joined September 2017

Mitchell + Milmine Construction is a small family owned residential building company focused on building quality. We are team players and are committed to working within our community with other locals alike. We are passionate about modern architecture, and believe each home tells a different story, this makes us the perfect partners on your next building adventure. We offer a transparent...

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Flint Construction

Joined March 2015

Small family owned building company, servicing the South island. Run by an experienced Licensed Building Practitioner. Providing tailor made building solutions for your budget and needs. We can complete your renomb bvation, new build or light commercial project. No job is too small for us, we can be building a new house or replacing pickets on a fence, our professional attitude remains. Happy to...

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