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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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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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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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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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Guide to Cladding Options and Materials

Posted 31/07/19

Are you wondering what cladding to choose for your new build? Is your existing cladding looking dilapidated and ripe for renovation? Recladding your home will breathe new life into its appearance. In this article, we give you the information to choose the right cladding for your home. Ext

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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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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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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 [caption id="attachment_8825" align="alignright" width="255"] Adam Pearce. Bath

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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

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 regulations require that certain wor

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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

Women in Trade - Pocket Rocket Building, Rotorua

Megan Dimozantos, owner of Pocket Rocket Building Rotorua, recently made the career change to building after 17 years working in corporate leadership. She shares with us her story... It all started several years back when she tackled her own home renovation. The success of her renovation led to several friends enlisting her to do their various projects. With a few jobs under her belt she began to realise she wasn't only good at building, but she really enjoyed it - "I'm a really outdoorsy person and being physical is something I really enjoy". After lots of thought and careful planning, Megan made the decision at the end of last year to go out building full-time. Leaving behind the safety of what she knew in the corporate world, for the unknown world of a self-employed tradesperson. So far, so good. Megan has had a steady flow of referral work, surprising herself with the number of jobs she has secured through her contacts and word of mouth around Rotorua. In particul

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

Women in Trade - Pocket Rocket Building, Rotorua

Megan Dimozantos, owner of Pocket Rocket Building Rotorua, recently made the career change to building after 17 years working in corporate leadership. She shares with us her story... It all started several years back when she tackled her own home renovation. The success of her renovation led to several friends enlisting her to do their various projects. With a few jobs under her belt she began to realise she wasn't only good at building, but she really enjoyed it - "I'm a really outdoorsy person and being physical is something I really enjoy". After lots of thought and careful planning, Megan made the decision at the end of last year to go out building full-time. Leaving behind the safety of what she knew in the corporate world, for the unknown world of a self-employed tradesperson. So far, so good. Megan has had a steady flow of referral work, surprising herself with the number of jobs she has secured through her contacts and word of mouth around Rotorua. In particul

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Veranda's + Rot

Posted 1 month ago

Quote for rebuilding bull nose veranda's on a 1900's villa on the front and west face of the house. Along the east side building a straight veranda. Replace rotting weather boards. Would like a quote in the next two - three weeks.

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Lean to extension

Posted 2 months ago

We have a lean-to at the barn which need extending and a gutter

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No More Gaps

Posted 10 months ago

Injecting stopgap foam at 6 meter height between roof and top of building walls for a 700 sq meter building at 81 Judds Road, Solway, Masterton. Needing a scissor lift. There may be other holes and gaps to plug as well, to prevent bees access. We are a beekeeping company. This is our main depot in Wairarapa and try to keep bees out of the building. Best times to do the work - early morning - no bees around.

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Mancave

Posted 7 months ago

Want to convert shed into a mancave. Will require new wall/s & floor. Has electricity but may require repositioning and upgrading. Would like a sink subject to any permit requirements. Posted job recently but wanted to add pics.

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Build kit set garden shed

Posted 10 months ago

Have brought a garden shed from dealmart.. need some help putting it up It will require a timber base.. it has a kit set floor with it

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Internal Office

Posted 6 months ago

Building a 6× 3 metre internal office within factory space. One internal partition 2 doors and 2 sliding windows

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Load bearing beam installation

Posted 8 months ago

Load bearing beam installation. Beam to be braced on original visible beam through to internal wall stud. Span of approx 7m. Beam to be hidden in ceiling. Ceiling gib can be moved to ease access in installation of beam. To be done asap

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Install window on front verandah

Posted 1 year ago

Front verandah needs an extra window installed with supporting structure around it asap. A smallish verandah in a 1900 villa

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Fraemoh home

Posted 7 months ago

Create concrete foundation, assemble kitset Fraemoh home, assist sub trade planning and other admin as required.

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Chapel St R&M repairs

Posted 7 months ago

Remove the old down pipe and fit a new one.Fit 2 wood battens to wall cladding.Cut out a area of approx 80mm square of rot in cladding and replace.

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Subfloor repairs

Posted 3 months ago

New pile and new bearer needed to be installed for unsupported joists. Comments from building inspection: "Some of the joists under the master bedroom area are not supported on their bearer and a 2x2 has been installed to help take the load. I recommend a new bearer is bolted under these joists now to ensure sufficient support is in place. This can easily be completed by a licensed builder." "I recommend installing a new pile directly under the bearer join under the bathroom doorway area...

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Repairing fence hinge

Posted 8 months ago

2 meter high wooden solid gate has split a part at one of the hinges. Makes it very challenging to open and will need repairing, can add photo to give better view of what we're dealing with.

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Construction of second carport

Posted 2 months ago

We are renovating our long driveway. One carport already exists - trellis walls, roof with guttering and down-pipe. We want a second one built in the same style but two metres apart leaving space between them for wood storage. Between neighbour's fence and new carport need to install a small pedestrian gate. This will provide privacy, security and more usable rather than just drive over space. Driveway is long and wide and has loose gravel coverage.

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Attend to remedial items on builders report

Posted 2 months ago

We have a builders report that has outlined a number maintenance and repair items attended to. Overall the majority of the windows in reasonable condition for their age, some minor easing maintenance is required to the dining room windows to allow these to swing open and closed freely. The bedroom stained windows also require stain maintenance to help protect the timber from condensation and uv damage. An old open fireplace to be blocked off sufficiently to prevent draughts. Some cra...

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Finishing work on transported 60s house

Posted 3 weeks ago

newly transported 60s house to rural land off grid, 11 kms from masterton, needs finishing up internal detail put back together

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Mancave conversion

Posted 7 months ago

Want to convert old sheds into a mancave. Has electricity already. New wall/s, gib, insulation needed along with concrete/wooden floor. If feasible (permit prob required), would like sink as well. Would have to be over a 3 week period starting end of July 2020.

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Piles and Bearers

Posted 9 months ago

We need someone to install some Piles and Bearers to build a platform for a ‘tiny home’ to sit on. This urgent. Need done before 20th of Deceember.

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Lockwood indoor wall insulation

Posted 8 months ago

Lockwood home. We want to insulate one interior wall for soundproofing, add gib and have the wall ready for painting. There are also electrical outlets that need to be moved.

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Deck build

Posted 3 months ago

Need quote for building a deck, 20m2 with roof. Approximately half meter in height, with rails.

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Enlarge the laundry room and fit out

Posted 7 months ago

The house has a small laundry off the open back porch. We want to make it larger by using some of the porch space (this will mean removing/adding walls and a new outside door) Apart from the new size, we need to install worktops and cupboards/drawers etc, add some power points/lights and rehang the appliances. The photos shows the door to the laundry from the porch. The red outline is approximately where we'd like it extended to (before the window on the left hand side)

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Recent building reviews

With over 173,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Riversdale beach, Masterton 90m2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th May 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Attend to remedial items on builders report

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

lean to extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Riversdale beach, Masterton 90m2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th May 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Attend to remedial items on builders report

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

lean to extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Cameron Construction

Joined March 2017

Hi I am a trade professional with over 10 years of experience in the trade. Most of my time has been spent on major home renovations and architecturally designed new builds. The rest of my experience is in low scale new builds and general building projects such as decks, fencing, maintenance and repairs. I take pride in my work and can offer competitive quotes with a high quality of workmanship.

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Wellington Roofing

Joined February 2018

Hi there For the past 5 years we have been building and renovating houses in the Wellington region. We have a core group of excellent roofer, plumbers, electricians, tilers and painters who work with us regularly. We are able to manage project of any size. We also specialise in roofing work. Wellington Roofing has been in the roofing industry for more than 30 years. We are just new to Builde...

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WaiBuild

Joined November 2016

We are based in the wairarapa and are a building and electrical company. We specialise in all building repairs and renovations of older properties including heat pump installation. We work with local businesses, landlords, homeowners and property managers. We are open and honest about our abilities and workmanship some of our work can be seen on our Facebook and internet page that is currently bei...

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Masterton Maintenance Man

Joined February 2017

Hi, I've been renovating homes for 20 years now, and now specialise as a handyman tackling most jobs. I can tile, paint, wallpaper, re-clad houses, fix locks, spruce up gardens, replace, repair and re-stain decks and patios. I can also repair or replace gutters, and clean up the outside of properties. No job too small, but a minimum of two hours (make a list of the jobs) when I arrive. RENTAL PR...

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Manaia Build Nz

Joined February 2020

20 years experience. Design. Custom bespoke solid timber furniture. House Renovations. Restorations. Interior fit out. Re fit. Cabinetry and kitchen installation. Path ways. Interior design. Artistic advice. We do it all. Text or call 0211120046

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lionels property services

Joined April 2013

lionels property services , fencing new &repair, retaining walls, painting, water blasting, yard clearing, rental cleanups, chainsaw work, and much more etc

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Wilson Contracting

Joined June 2017

Hi i have been building for just over 11 years with most work being architectural new builds with the last 3 years being in commercial interior fitouts. I am trade qualified and have been for 5 years. I have my LBP carpentry liscence. I am very fussy with detailed work and have a huge amount of pride in my work. No job is to big or to small and i have very competitive rates.

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G&M building services

Joined June 2019

We do building/painting/plaster and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We strive on going above and beyond for our clients. So please feel free to get in touch for any up coming project we can help you with thanks.

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Core Civil Solutions nz Limited

Joined December 2019

Hi, we have been involved in the rebuild of Christchurch for over 7 years. We have experienced LBP builders and able to do a wide range of building works and construction. We are specialist in foundation re-level works and retaining walls, Our team are able to provide a solution that works for you. Please look at our web site for more information. https://www.corecivil.co.nz/

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Eric Bosch

Joined November 2019

Hi, we undertake all building work big and small. From new builds, to renovations/additions, decks, patios, fences, sheds, garages, concrete work, etc. Professional, Licensed, Qualified. We will make your job happen. Quality is a habit.

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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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Dukes Digger & Earthworks Ltd

Joined October 2017

Specialising in Residential & Lifestyle blocks with small access. Excavators; 3.5T 3T & 1T Mini Digger Domestic and light commercial work. Site clearing and slab prep. Driveways; Gravel, Lime, Concrete or Asphalt. Drainage, soak pits, trenching Tree Removal - Chip & Mulch onsite General property clean up. Demolition Aggregate deliveries Chip & Mulch sales and delivery NO JOB TOO SMALL

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adpainting

Joined May 2010

Hi there my names Arron Pahl and ive been painting for 15 years interior and exterior and i am willing to do free quotations no job too big or small. Very reasonable prices and cheaper than most trade painters. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me anytime.

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Fresh Building Solutions

Joined April 2017

Hi there, I've worked for a well established and locally renowned building company for over 10 years, which has a great reputation for specialising in new homes, renovations, decks, fencing and any other residential building needs. I've also had stints overseas, and worked in Australia and the UK for 5-6 years, working in the commercial building industry, and also have experience in shop fittin...

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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sam lapslie

Joined November 2017

Fully qualified builder with 9+years experience looking for smaller odd jobs and property maintenance to fill in the gaps around my regular work anything considered from water blasting decks to building them,

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Acquired Taste Limited

Joined January 2016

Hi I have been owner/operating my Property Improvement/ Maintenance business for 7 years and have completed various large landscaping and maintenance projects. These include building sheds, timber fencing, decks, boxed garden construction, paving, laying concrete paths and driveways. External and internal painting including wallpapering. I am certified to work at height using a harness for roof p...

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Uncut Home Improvements

Joined May 2017

Hi We are a small business Myself and my Partner that take pride in our work .We will work to your budget and with you to complete a professional result . We have over 35 years in the Building Construction / Landscape Industry . We do everything from New Kitchens /Bathrooms, Complete make overs, Tiling, Maintenance of Rentals, House Painting Just ask Now with having a Digger and Truck we are abl...

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gjmcguire

Joined November 2014

I have been building for 25 yrs. I have been involved in commercial and residential work.My aim is to leave the job with a satisfied customer,I will undertake any type of work big or small and will give free quotes .References available

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Kapai ceilings Ltd

Joined July 2020

Hi I’ve been doing suspended ceilings for the last 15 years, this includes steel stud partitions, gib fixing(plasterboard) While I specialise in this area I also do smaller jobs general building, repairs, handy Man jobs. I pride myself in providing competitive quotes and completing jobs within my clients budget.

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