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This is How your Gutters and Spouting Could be Damaging your Home (and what to do about it)

Posted 28/06/19

Guttering and spouting do more than take rainwater away, they are essential for a healthy, happy home. Read on to learn signs that indicate issues, and tips for resolving damage... What damage could my guttering be causing? Externally: A sagging gutter will damage your home’s fascia. P

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Your Handy Fencing Guide For Common Issues & Repairs

Posted 01/10/21

If you want to repair your fence, or replace your fence all together, use this handy fencing guide to answer some of your biggest fencing questions.

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Top 5 Bathroom Renovation Tips - Direct From Our Experts

Posted 29/04/19

Find out the Top 5 bathroom renovation tips direct from our Builderscrack bathroom experts. This advice can make all the difference between a successful bathroom renovation or not... 1) It's All in The Planning As the saying goes -  "The devil is in the detail" and this couldn't be mor

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Guide to Cladding Options and Materials

Posted 31/07/19

Here’s a guide on the types of cladding options and materials available in New Zealand and how they stack up against each other.

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Composite vs. Timber Decking

Posted 28/01/20

Composite or timber decking – which is better? To choose a suitable material for your project, we have gathered the key aspects to look at.

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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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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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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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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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Latest building case studies

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

Women in Trade - Pocket Rocket Building, Rotorua

Pocket Rocket Building owner shares her women in trade story, about how she made the career change from corporate leadership.

Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Read about how a tradie helped a homeowner with her bathroom renovation, turning an outdated relic into modern, clean and functional.

Small Bathroom Renovation Turns Major When The Unexpected Happens

Budget blow-outs, schedule delays and an unforeseen scenario - this bathroom renovation's got it all! See the incredible transformation.

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

Overgrown Patio to Contemporary Deck: How Lex Doubled His Living Space

Find out how a contemporary deck project transformed a ‘cold and unused’ area to create indoor-outdoor flow.

A 3yo’s Take on Having Plasterers in the Home

Renovating with kids at home is no small feat. Read about a family’s experience having their toddler meet tradespeople working with them.

Bench Seating Took This Small Dining Room From Awkward To Cosy

Got an awkward space that can't be solved with furniture? Enter: bench seating. Find out design tips, budget and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

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New standalone house

Posted 14 hours ago

Hi i have a new house frames on site need to put the frames up looking for a builder

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Fixing the Parking floor

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, We would like to see if someone can fix the parking as because of the rain the bricks started coming off as showing in the photos, we believe that there need to dig a hole and fill it with stones to gather the rainwater? and probably changing the paving material to another type / not concrete/ to avoid the damage.. please send me a quote to ... You can also call me if you have any question Thanks, Sara ...

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House Cutting

Posted 1 week ago

Need to cut the house and do re cladding

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Small Cattery

Posted 1 week ago

Outdoor cattery- catio. Small scale for my 3 cats! Made with 4 by 2s framing and chain link. With a tunnel going into the cat door and some ply features. Willing to pay good money and box of beers etc! Really need a builder! Estimated about 4 by 3 metres I’ve attached a photo of my last one which was a lot bigger whilst living in Taranaki when I was farming! Welcome to get in contact and come get an idea of the area and job and give me a quote! 😊 I get Wednesday’s off with my vet job !

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Extend existing wardrobe to small ensuite

Posted 2 weeks ago

BC issued and ready to start- small job moving existing wall in wardrobe to house a small ensuite with lintel required above new sliding door

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Garage renovation

Posted 1 week ago

Renovation in garage install sliding door and window

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Leak in eaves

Posted 1 week ago

Find and fix the leak that allows water to get into my house. In big storms, when the guttering is overwhelmed water drips along the top of one of the window frames inside. I suspect there is a gap in the eaves where it meets the house and water runs down inside the wall.

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Roof leak

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi there, we need a builder to check and diagnose possible roof leak , replace tiles and then replace portion of ceiling due to leak and damage

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Make a place for a dishwasher in a cupboard

Posted 2 weeks ago

make a place for a dishwasher in a cupboard were there was no dishwasher before

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House Alterations and Extension

Posted 3 weeks ago

Iam planning to undertake some internal house alterations (turning 1.5 bathroom into two bathrooms, putting up new walls, doors, etc) as well as doing some extension work(enclosing current deck are to become part of the house, being a new kitchen and utility room). Looking for a local builder to help with the process and guidance around budget and time frames.

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House Extension

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have got the building designs approved by Council now Need Registered Master Builders to assess the plans and give me a quote for the building of the extension

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Minor dwelling

Posted 1 week ago

I have a plans to make a minor dwelling (two stories) or two small units on my property. I'm looking for a company or qualified person who can not only do the build but could give me some information and estimate costs of build and paperwork as well as information about the process required . It would be important for the person to be able to handle all the paper work and understand the legal process that needs to happen.

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Greenhill

Posted 1 week ago

We need a carpenter company who can do all carpentry work for 5 houses project as a package-timber wall frame, flooring system, roof truss, weatherboard, Gib, insulation, internal doors installation, skirting, window/door frames, architraves, aluminium window/door installations, stairs, deck/balcony, fence etc... We already got RC approved, BC is almost done. If you are interested, please let me know.

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Sleep-out

Posted 1 week ago

Living room - patch and paint walls and ceiling, need flooring Kitchen - no kitchen, no plumbing Bathroom - no bathroom, no plumbing Bedroom - need flooring, wall to wall wardrobe and shelving Eaves etc etc

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Replace widow with sliding door

Posted 1 week ago

Replace existing window with sliding door

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Nga Whare Waatea School

Posted 1 week ago

Inspection portals to be created/opened in building for structural engineer to investigate structural integrity of buildings. Mark ups available and work is ready to be commenced immediately John Cameron ...

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Add 2nd storey

Posted 3 days ago

We need quote please to add 3 average size bedrooms or 2 big bedrooms without extending out. Quotes and advice please to lift the existing house and build under or build new floor and rooms on top of existing? we would like: - internal stairs, - toilet & shower on each floor. - kitchen on bottom floor. - lounge and dining on bottom floor. * existing house - 90sqm floor, 3 bdrm. * bank requires fixed quote for construction loan and would like to start asap. * we prefer to b...

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External wood framing repair

Posted 1 week ago

Rotten wood surrounding window needs replacing, see photo where I have bodged it up with silicone sealer as a temporary fix

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Pakuranga cut back eaves

Posted 1 week ago

Brick house tile roof wish to cut back the eaves 300mm to increase effective driveway width. pictures show driveway and roof details. the property can be vacated while work carried out.

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New bedroom with ranch slider and deck

Posted 1 week ago

Making additional bedroom and installing ranch slider and deck at backyard

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Recent building reviews

With over 206,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

repair/replace rotting beam

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of electric fireplace and mantle. Restore area to match current wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

A few odd build jobs

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Aluminium hinged door supplied and fitted

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outside railing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Balcony timber repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find and repair leak

Work carried out by an employee of the company

3rd September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bedroom reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing a basket ball backboard and hoop

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Carpentry work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th May 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Replacing Hand Railings and Steps on back landing

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage partician

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Damaged fascia board on gable - repair or replacement required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Nelson Pergolas

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Chimney fix

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace window with bifold doors and build deck

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

25th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Fix-up

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Back Steps and Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bargeboards and Scribers


18th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Various small jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Marcus

Joined September 2018

I have been in construction industry for about 7 years now. Two years in carpentery and now run my own business of installing gib board and Plastering (Gib stop). We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. I pride my self on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on time.

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Good building & construction limited

Joined September 2021

We are new on Builderscrack but specialised in project management, major renovation, new builds and commercial for many years. New build at Hobsonville, Kumeu, renovation at Epsom, Remuera, Schnapper rock, commercial project at kumeu and Henderson film studio... We are very professional, qualified and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion.

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NZ Builders and Painters

Joined April 2017

We do every task and project to the highest standard with quality control procedures in place to promote our work.We have highly skilled and competent staff to do Painting, Retaining, Fencing, Concreting,Landscaping from designing up to construction . dressage arena's and major maintenance work,in the residential and commercial sector. We strive for perfection and have a large crew to get in and...

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M J building solutions

Joined October 2021

M J building solutions is available for all types of work and always works to high standards and finishing. I take pride in every job completed as being very approachable, friendly and professional. Competitive rates whilst providing a high standard of workmanship.

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Barney Lennon Contracting

Joined December 2017

Hi, My family has been in the trade for decades. I'm a qualified & licensed builder (carpenter) who has worked on a wide range of high end residential construction. I am very competent in every aspect of the building trade.

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Sione

Joined October 2016

Hi there, My name is Sione Fa owner operator of Saiyan Chippy Limited. I am a qualified builder with my LBP license & over 10 years experience. At Saiyan chippy our small team is reliable, hardworking, offers competitive quotes & we hold ourselves to the highest of standards. If you would like to see some of our work please feel free to check out our Instagram page ...

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G & M Whitton Builders LTD

Joined February 2021

Qualified and Licensed Carpenter with 25 years experience. LBP licensed New Bathrooms , house renovations, decks, any maintenance and building work. Quick honest and reliable service at a competitive rates Free Quotes and estimates and advice Completing jobs on budget. Jobs done once, done Right!

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JJ Property maintenance

Joined June 2011

Self employed for over 20 years. Vinyl laying for over 40 years. Experienced in both domestic & commercial jobs. Can lay floors, walls (disabled showers etc;) bartops or pretty much anywhere it is possible to lay vinyl. I do not usually advertise as I have gained plenty of work by word of mouth & have many happy customers to testify to this. Will measure, quote, prepare & lay the job from star...

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DanDaBuilder

Joined November 2019

Hi, i have been in residential and commercial builds for about 8 years or so. 5years experience in wet and dry concrete works including, footings, beams, columns, precast panels, in short anything concrete. Also have 2 - 3 years timber works and finishing works. I'm a professional in everything I do and always find ways to improve my work ethic and efficiency. always work hard, always take pride,...

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AL Builders

Joined January 2021

So we are fresh business who wants to get our name out there. We take our job seriously and take no shortcuts. Built a ton of Decks/Pergolas, fence, and all. We work to our customer's perfection. Howard

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Oncore East Auckland Manukau

Joined December 2020

We aim to provide world class property repairs, maintenance and installation services, including small to medium sized residential renovations. Feel free to contact us on the number above for a free no obligation quote. Our mission is simple "to provide a friendly service that makes every project stress-free and cost-effective".

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EDGE PRO ROOFING

Joined January 2018

EDGE PRO ROOFING LTD Re roofing specialists New homes residentieal and light commercial spouting Our team has over 25 years experience combined and growing. There's no job too big or small Give us a call! Thanks for your time

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Country Build

Joined January 2021

Hi, thank you for considering our company for your project. We specialise in new builds and home renavations, which include anything between full reclads to minor home extentions. We have licensed building practitioners on hand ready to perform and carry out building work essential to your project. Please call or email today for a free quote.

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Honeycomb Construction Ltd

Joined March 2012

Hi, I'm a qualified builder working in the industry for 10 years. Worked in commercial and residential. Building new houses and renovations to a high standard. Keen to look at any job.

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Black Key Limited

Joined September 2020

Hi small building team with great sub contractors to ensure a quality job. Good communication and planning are key to getting the work finished to a high standard. I’m Dave third generation builder and happy to talk over your job with you.

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Duane Jones

Joined July 2018

I am a qualified carpenter , with advanced building and construction qualifications earnt whilst living in Australia . I pride myself in doing what is best for the client , for having good vision to achieve all and more that the customer wants and expects

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AL Renovations

Joined July 2020

We are a small team of handymen specialising in decking, fencing and small renovations. We have all-round capabilities that most dedicated trades cannot complete by themselves. We can also work towards a budget you have in mind and let you know how realistic that is.

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Mason Construction 2019 Limited

Joined December 2020

Hi Our business specialises in Residential and Commercial building Maintenance and Repairs We are a very professional team and work hard to meet your requirements We are a one stop shop Call or email our friendly team to discuss

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Wardrobe World

Joined September 2019

We specialise in storage solutions - whether it be kitchens, wardrobes, sliding doors, laundry fit outs or garage storage units we have you covered. We also provide GIB, plaster and painting/decorating services. Whatever the job may be, we will be 100% transparent and provide you with our very best quality and service. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Green stripe construction limited

Joined December 2015

We have been building new homes and building renovations both large and small for over 20 years; specialising in asbestos inspection and removal. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget and time. We are very friendly and happy to discuss any sort of job you envision.

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