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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Latest building case studies

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Builders on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Roof repair

Posted 2 months ago

identify where leak is coming from above ranchslider door

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1940s house

Posted 1 month ago

Looking to take few walls down bring house back to its glory. New window in etc etc

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House repairs

Posted 8 months ago

Rotten shelving under a bench where there was a leak.Put new sink in maybe .Put in a new shower n fix rotten floorboards

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Carport with separate bike shed and wood shed

Posted 3 weeks ago

I would to build a carport with a separate bike shed and wood shed. I am keen to get this done as soon as I can but I realise everyone is busy and it is not an essential job. I can provide help on the job if required.

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Make space for my fridge.

Posted 3 months ago

The current space for the fridge is short and fat, but my fridge is tall and thin. I want to remove the cupboard above so there is a wall to ceiling space for the fridge and two thin thin cupboards on the side. If it it is possible to replace the thin cupboards with a sliding pantry door style thing that would be amazing, but I really just need space for my fridge.

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Install washing line

Posted 8 months ago

Install new washing line. Need to dig two holes and fill with concrete. We have the washing line.

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Install vanity unit

Posted 11 months ago

Install 2nd hand vanity unit and realign wall at end of bath,

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Barge board replacement house .Cladding and flashing shed #3

Posted 11 months ago

Replace barge board on house . Plus small cladding job and flashing on gable end shed.

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To put a kaboodle kitchen together

Posted 2 months ago

Hi I am after someone that can put a kitchen together. The kitchen will be assembled as it is flat packed but require someone to fit it out. Thanks

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Builder needed in Westport

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, I have bought a house in Westport and there are several jobs that need doing. Builders in Westport are completely booked up for 10 months due to the flood. Things that I would like to do- Handyman/builder Put up a gate/dummy fence across driveway to front door. Repair windows/weatherboards Repair walls- old plaster is cracking Change the wardrobe in spare bedroom so that the main bedroom has a wall of wardrobe (1950s house- one wardrobe one side- one the other side). LBP knoc...

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6 Mirrors To Hang (URGENT)

Posted 10 months ago

We have a beauty salon opening today on Bridge Street and need 6 mirrors hung before the end of the day (Today 15th Dec)

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Single pitched Garage

Posted 2 months ago

big Reno done on the house now would like to look at a 3.5x7m single pitch garage attached to the East side of the house. It will be on a flat surface but might need a small retainer on the North east corner. As per photo new cladding has already been put on and flower beds removed1 or 2 small windows which I have and would like to be able to walk on the roof if possible

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Remove villa chimney

Posted 7 months ago

Villa brick chimney (in occupied house) to be removed safely down to ceiling height. Roof area will require structural repair & replacement iron. Experience of chimney removal required.

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Escape Room Construction

Posted 4 months ago

Constructing rooms inside a former office space. Google "Escape Rooms" for examples :-) Would like the work done ASAP, but will wait for the right person.

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Frame, insulation & gib - garage internal.

Posted 1 month ago

Some framing, insulation & gib - garage walls and ceiling.

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Conservatory

Posted 1 month ago

We would like a new Glass conservatory built approx 6mtrs x 4mtrs with a wooden floating floor. Similar to attached picture.

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Minor reno plus gib over pinex

Posted 6 months ago

1 Cost approx. to: remove beading and cornices to Ceilings throughout House approx 90sq m And to fix gib over existing pinex and attach new cornices. Depending on cost this would be completed plus the following , which is required anyway) 2 Remove 2550mm wall -between dining area and lounge - Make good (beam required?) ceiling and walls affected 3Remove doorway between hall and kitchen - Make good hall side with gib - Kitchen units will cover kitchen side CHECK...

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Retainer walls

Posted 2 months ago

two engineer designed retainer walls to access new build site from a shared driveway on a rural block It may be initially just the 15m long (2-2.5 metre high) access retainer is completed first and the corner driveway retainer completed when the house site is under construction but we need quotes for both

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Fit x 2 narrow doors and build storage cupboard in bedroom.

Posted 5 months ago

Hi i need 2 x narrow internal doors to be supplied and fit. Also need a large storage cupboard built in bedroom.

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Frame Outside Wall, Weather Seal and Clad

Posted 2 months ago

I have an open wall in a workshop that needs to be closed in. Needs some concrete work to get bottom plate above the ground. Then it's framing, adding weather seal and external cladding. Also want door (to the right) removed and replaced with framing, sealed and cladded. Approx dimensions: 2.8m wide, 2.7m / 3.4m high.

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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.

Kit set home build assistance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install washing line

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

30th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fit x 2 narrow doors and build storage cupboard in bedroom.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st June 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Building

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Make space for my fridge.

Work carried out by an employee of the company

4th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Minor reno plus gib over pinex

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Riordan Builders Ltd

Joined January 2020

Hi, Riordan Builders are a smart established building company in the Nelson/Tasman region. We specialise in all your building needs big or small. We have a very professional and productive crew that sets a very high standard. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and a excellent job done to the budget. Please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding your building project. Thanks.

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GJR Contracting Limited

Joined June 2021

Hello, I am the professional handy man. I specialize in anything outdoors from decks, pergola's, retaining and rock walls, landscape and construction along with all forms of fencing from stock proof rural to just what you need in the city. My workmanship is all guaranteed and finished to the highest standard. If you need a large tree cut down, taken away and the stump removed I am qualified and...

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Grant Macleod

Joined May 2017

Hi my name is Grant, I've recently qualified in carpentry and have a national level 4 in carpentry certificate. As a newly qualified builder I believe I can provid you with the best service at affordable prices. Look forward to talking with you. Grant

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O'MalleyBuild

Joined April 2021

Hi, I've been working in construction for 9 years and am a fully qualified builder. I have a background in high end residential new build and renovations. I am a one man band and specialise in smaller jobs .I am looking to work with local homeowners and business's with renovations and new projects. I am hardworking and incredibly reliable, and I pride myself on my attention to detail. Please do...

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N Gibson Builders ltd

Joined October 2016

Small building company with three qualified licensed builders and two apprentices. Specialising in renovation work. Will organise and project manage the job from start to finish using all of our other subtrades.

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SoBeer Structural and Fire

Joined May 2020

With nearly 20 years of experience in New Zealand, I am a Chartered Structural Engineer based in Christchurch and a Producer Statement Author for Auckland City Council. I have a broad experience in structural design and site investigation from new build to alteration, and seismic or earthquake assessment of existing structures. These structures vary from residential, commercial, school, and pub...

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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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Karl Fulford Construction Ltd

Joined August 2014

I have been running my own business for the last 8yrs, I do a lot of renovation/alteration work all over the Nelson and Motueka areas, but all types of work welcomed. I have a small number of sub contractors that I use and trust so the finished job is perfect and on time. Customer satisfaction is my highest priority and by having regular meetings with clients during the project find it keeps eve...

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Andys Interior Plastering

Joined January 2010

Hi, We've been plastering new houses and tidying up old ones for the last 20 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 20 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury.We also do handyman work around your house and light building work. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing com...

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NuVista Homes

Joined March 2014

Hi, We are NuVista Homes. We are a multi-award winning, family operated business with over 14 years of building experience in New Homes, Renovations, Alterations, Light Commercial work and General Building. We also offer in house interior design services We pride ourselves on making you happy and creating your project into our own master piece. This means we take the time to get to know you...

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Fix It Fox Handyman Services

Joined December 2020

No Job Too Small. Hands on Engineer. I have built a broad spectrum of residential and engineering items. I have a full suite of skills - fabrication, building, roofing, plumbing, drainage, electrical etc ie classical handyman who does well in all trades. Good tool base. Multiple trailers. Can cart 9m lengths. Engineers built the world.

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NZ CCS ltd

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. ...

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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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NailWorx Building Ltd

Joined January 2013

NailWorx Building Ltd believe in providing first class service and quality workmanship *Repairs & Maintenance *Renovations *Rentals *New Builds *Licensed Building Practitioner Need help completing an unfinished project or starting a new one? We offer competitive prices with a quality service!

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Al Fresco Garden & Property Maintenance

Joined May 2013

We are locally owned and operated and our repeat business and many satisfied customers are our greatest advertisement. We do all types of Garden & Property Maintenance, We can mow lawns of any size from a residential lawn to orchards, vineyards & lifestyle blocks. Our other services include tree work, chipping of Greenwaste and stump grinding, and Landscaping. We are also the local agent and inst...

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Hawkes Bay, Manawatu/ Whanganui, and Nelson-Tasman regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioners) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope o...

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JMS Builders Ltd

Joined October 2009

I am a qualified builder and have experience in building architectural and standard homes. This includes a number of decks, fences, paths etc. Building is a passion, and I enjoy what I do. I take pride in my work, and hope that clients get the same level of satisfaction from what I construct, as I do.

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Builders

Joined August 2021

We are new building company based in the Nelson Tasman region. We work with our client to bring you high quality results in-new builds ,renovations and extensions .get in touch with our team and we pride ourselves on providing competition quote and then completing jobs on budget.

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JT CARPENTRY

Joined April 2021

Hi there , I have over ten years experience an offer complete carpentry services an cover all aspects of carpentry , I will work hard to meet your needs an deadlines an pride myself on providing excellent workmanship.

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NW PROJECTS LTD

Joined May 2017

NW PROJECTS is a family-owned and operated building company, servicing the Nelson and Tasman regions. ​ ​We specialise in Renovations, Alterations and Repairs. Owner/Builder Nick Watmuff, is a Registered Master Builder and Licensed Building Practitioner, and has a background in commercial construction, high-end renovations, and site management. ​Nick approaches every project with professionalis...

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