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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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2 Bridge Street #3

Posted 1 year ago

Needing a bit of work on an old house. New Shower plus some timber weatherboards replaced on the outside of house. New window frames on exterior also replaced plus other rot damaged areas. Also small amount of scrim in one room that I want to get rid of.

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Jo Chester

Posted 4 years ago

Stand alone studio..more glass or similar material that provides light...than building construction. Skylight included. Economical with power.

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Garage Framing for gibing

Posted 2 months ago

I have a large barn that I want to be framed out inside so we can line the walls with gib or board whatever is suitable. I would prefer one company to do the framing, gibbing and plastering the walls ready for paint, however if that is not possible ill hire specialists in each area of expertise to do each stage. I have attached the plans and it is important to note that where the big roller doors are located we want to frame inside these doors so glass sliding doors can go in and the roller door...

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X3 Jobs

Posted 2 months ago

We are needing someone to fix the toilet in cottage including the floor. Also need a chemical shed made asap and with the cottage we need safety rails on steps

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Reclad homes

Posted 3 years ago

we are recladding homes in TeKaha and need builders 5 months work available

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House build Moana Mato

Posted 4 years ago

Have a plans drawn up four bedroom two lounge two bath and garage 236m2 please see attached plans location is 11951 state highway 35 Opotiki 3199. Have all costing after builders cost has to be around $30,000 also required Lpb registered and insurance. Also a fixed price build contract to be signed.

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Caravan parking concrete pad

Posted 1 year ago

I need a quote for a caravan parking pad - about 7 m x 7 m made of concrete, on a flat section with easy digging. Site is in Opotiki. Thanks

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Chimney cowl repair or replacement

Posted 1 year ago

I'm getting birds coming down the chimney quite often now so need someone to look at the chimney cowl. I don't know if it just needs repairing or it might need replacing.

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Koro

Posted 3 years ago

would like a quote for a concrete pad and Double garage erected

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Batch

Posted 4 years ago

Looking to put a new house on a section at Waiotahi drifts. Basic 3 bed 2 bath with connected 2 car garage. Round 160-170sqm. Weather board cladding. Been looking at kit set homes so we're after labour only contracts.

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NEW BUILD

Posted 4 years ago

We are doing a new house build at Waiotahi Drifts, just out of Opotiki. We are requiring Builder to assist us with a steel Frammed house . This is a job up to close in stage only . This build does not require the floor prep or concrete to be done as we already have the floor enginnered and laid by another contractor. We require builder ASAP as are due to start end October early Nov. If interested we need to know and have quotes immediately due to our time factor. No time wasters please an...

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RETIREMENT HOUSE

Posted 4 years ago

We have house plans and would like a quote ASAP. House is single storey , 3 bed/room and is to be built at Waiotahi Drifts Opotiki. We are on a tight budget so are willing to assist in any way possible. We are not sure what it will cost to wire in a whole house so have selected the below price from list but as stated require best price we can possibly have.

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Kelly

Posted 2 years ago

To remove a wood burner and flue

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Re fit windows

Posted 11 months ago

Aluminium windows removed and replaced with new flashings sills etc

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Window frame repair

Posted 3 months ago

Large hole in window frame corner (interior). Wood rotten. Needs repairing or replacement.

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MediBoard notice board installation

Posted 4 months ago

We have a network of information boards that hold brochures and posters, we need a handyman with great attention to detail and customer service to visit medical centers and put these boards up or remove them if the site is shifting. The jobs usually take around 30 mins • Our builder/installer uses a jig to hold the weight of the mainboard and ensure the installation is safe, simple, and consistent height off the floor; that is 740mm so that you can reach the top row easily • We use a toggle c...

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Beach Build

Posted 4 years ago

Assemble to close in a 3 Bed 208m3 steel frame kitset home. Concrete slab by separate contractors Linea oblique and axon cladding. Will send plans to interested parties. Short notice - Job to start in approx 5 weeks. - urgent reply please

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Kitset build

Posted 6 months ago

Hello, I am looking to build a kitset (steel frame). All materials to build will be provided, and looking for a quote to build. Based on the drawing it is 261sqm including two balcony and decks taking up some space. According to the company, the project should take around 13 weeks to build.

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Qualified builder to construct kit set home

Posted 2 months ago

We are in the process of having plans drawn up for a house at our Waiotahe (Opotiki) section. The section is flat and we have opted for a 118m2 single level 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom kit set home. We are looking for a qualified builder to project manage and construct the house including installing a rib-raft (or similar) foundation, building the deck, and all the electrical, plumbing and gas installation fit-out. Internal painting to be done by owners. The garage will be included in the permi...

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NEW RETIREMENT HOME

Posted 4 years ago

Hi there , We are hoping to begin a new build for our retirement home at Waiotahi Drifts Opotki in June 17 and require quotes for various areas of the build' We are on a tight budget so looking for gd quality workmanship at a reasonable cost The areas we would like quotes for are as follows: PLUMBING:--Installation of all pipes and plumbing in of these to bathrooms, kitchen, laundry and all service areas.. We also require the installation of Gas Hot water InfinitySystem as well as Gas Hobs...

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Riggmaster Ltd

Joined November 2015

Specialized in rope access technique, we are able to cut the cost of scaffolding or edge protection. We can provide access to hard to reach places without compromising the safety of our workers, and a range of skills from roof repairs, skylights maintenance, removal or installation, roof painting, roof pointing, gutters maintenance, waterproofing.

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SLATES HANDYMAN SERVICES

Joined August 2012

Slates specialise in roof leak repair, Skylite change out. Chimney sweeping, gutter cleaning & repair. Moss treatments of roofs, concrete & paths. Detergent house washing & fly & spider treatment. Landscaping, tree trimming and all those jobs you don't want to do. Any questions please contact us through builders crack. Kind regards Steve.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www. ... .nz

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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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Dm landscape and gardens

Joined September 2020

I’m a young father of 3 heading out alone I can do gardens and maintenance to pavers etc Can travel though out bop and Waikato Happy to do free quotes Many thanks

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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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Beau the builder

Joined October 2018

Currently putting myself through my 4th n last year of my adult apprenticeship have been building and building maintenance for 7years now just looking for extra jobs on the side to make some extra money to build up my tools and put into my plan of starting my own business. Cheers for the support ??

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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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Task

Joined December 2010

Hello, This is our purpose and services:- Carpentry Painting Fencing Retaining Walls Concreting Vinyl Floors Carpetting Kitchen Decking and Handrails Access Ramps and Pergolas We have a great team that meets quality,time and within approved costs. We respect the needs of our customers and we are honest with all our dealings

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JDC Contracting Bop Limited

Joined June 2020

Hi , At JDC Contracting We Specialize in New Aluminium Windows & Doors, Aluminium joinery Replacements/Maintenance , Retro fitting of New Double Glazing , Small Building Jobs , Renovations , Decks , Deck Repairs , Fences , with 20 years in the building Industry We are very professional and work hard to deliver the best quality workman ship on time and within budget , there's no job to big or to sm...

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Armstrong Plastering Services

Joined March 2019

Hi I'm Jay. I've got over 7 years worth of plastering experience. With professional pride I'll smooth those walls and ceilings, leaving the perfect finish for the painters to come in. Whether its a full house or renovation, small dents or repairs, I'm your guy. Homes left full of dust are a hate of mine, so be assured your place will be left as clean as I found it.

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Pereeti co

Joined January 2021

Hi I've been in the Civil game for 15 years. Most of my work comprised of house cuts, earth works, retaining walls, and all types of fencing. From security mesh and barb to wooden pailings. I've done sea walls and boardwalks aswell as decks and other little building projects. I like a challenges and always meet deadlines.

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Lake Landscaping Central Piling and Excavation

Joined July 2020

Hello! We've been working in the Landscaping/construction Industry for the past 10 years and have recently set out to work for ourselves. We are very professional and work hard with our combined knowledge and experience in both Hard and Soft Landscaping. With a background in drilling and piling as driller operator for companies on civil jobs building small road bridges, forestry bridges, slope sta...

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Builders B O P

Joined September 2015

Buildings of any type. New homes, commercial buildings Maintenance, painting, windows, roofing cost estimation, project management. We are LBP licensed as well as a member of the "Certified Builders"

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CJH Construction

Joined November 2015

Maintenance Renovations New Builds Landscaping...

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Awesum Maintenance Services

Joined October 2019

We have many years experience of Property Maintenance and Renovations both domestic and Commercial. Each job is treated as though its our own. We are fully insured and all work is guaranteed. We work hard to satisfy our customers needs and understand timelines.

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Jacks building

Joined July 2016

Hi I've been building for 8 years here to do maintenance work for residential or commercial. I specialize in high end residential work. My rates is reasonable and I get the job done with time and quality.

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PANNA Woodworks Ltd

Joined December 2014

Twenty years of experience in all kinds of wooden,laminate and engineered floors installation, deck building and water- blasting . We are owner operators that are honest, hardworking and committed to a friendly customer service. Many satisfied customers through the years are the proof that we have been doing jobs professionally. We offer a great job at great rates and we take huge pride in turnin...

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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Thurston Developments

Joined July 2019

At Thurston Developments we provide Quality Excavation - Drainage - Landscaping & Site Clearing works across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. We focus on clients specific requirements with key attention to detail, at a reasonable price! We enjoy a variety of projects from residential / renovations to commercial or small subdivisions and we aren't shy of a challenge.

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