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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Misc building

Posted 9 months ago

Want to find a builder that will come out just past Weber to do some minor house jobs. Thanks

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3rd Bedroom with ensuite

Posted 2 months ago

The 3rd room attached to the house needs the ceiling battened and gib'd. An existing window needs replacing. An internal wall needs to be partly removed and the remainder of the walls insulated and gib'd. One corner of the room needs to be framed and gib'd as this will become the ensuite. An existing workshop adjacent to the 3rd room needs the floor extended and finished as well as the wall being enclosed, insulated and gib'd.

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Concrete Piles Foundation x8

Posted 2 months ago

Concrete Piles Foundation x8 I have a Container Home Pre-built delivered to site June. I require a licensed builder to work with the site planner and meet council requirements. 32 High St, Eketahuna

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ERECT 2 KIT SET HOMES

Posted 3 days ago

Hi We are looking for a reliable builder to help with consent and to work with my son in law in erecting two kit set homes to the full weatherproof closed in stage on our farm near Dannevirke. Ground works to start hopefully around November 2020

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Willowbank shed

Posted 1 year ago

Reclad one exterior wall, build non load bearing interior wall , shift doorway and frame ready for roller door on storage shed. Labour only, all materials will be supplied. Needing to be done urgently

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Porch

Posted 1 year ago

Putting up a porch and also 2 posts for shade sails.

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Wooden windows

Posted 1 year ago

Builder or handyman required for how ever long it takes to repair/replace wooden windows

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House tidy up

Posted 6 months ago

Needing a window frame fixed or replaced, new weatherboards installed and some corrugated roof sheets replaced.

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Crockett Extension

Posted 6 months ago

60 square metre addition. Wooden floor on piles. Flat sloping roof. Plans completed and signed off by Tararua District Council. Ideally looking a start asap in the new year - however we are realistic around timeframes.

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Tutaekara Cottage - Te Tumu Paeroa

Posted 1 year ago

We have a 100 year old cottage that requires some repairs and maintenance. We are looking to get quotes initially for all the necessary repairs. These include; - rotten weatherboards that need replacing - installation of roof spouting - installation of a water tank from roof spouting - removal of lead piping from the bathroom - treatment for Bora - possible repair/replacement of the wastewater septic system - exterior painting of the entire cottage Te Tumu Paeroa is the administrator f...

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PVC wall linings.

Posted 1 year ago

10 of 2440mm x 1220mm pvc sheets wall linings are needed to be glued and sealed to bathroom wall including the shower area. Some sheets will need to be cut to fit around doors, windows, pipes, switches etc.

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Luana Ngatuere

Posted 11 months ago

Needing a load bearing wall removed juat under 5 metres, wanting a hidden beam put in and the whole ceiling area regibbed.

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Building a 3 bay "THE NAKI" shed

Posted 8 months ago

I need a builder to build the kit set shed from goldpine call the NAKI 3 bays which is 6 mtrs by 10.8 mtrs on a flat site I would like to get it started in the next 3 months the sooner the better

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Wooden windows 2

Posted 1 year ago

Builder or handyman required for how ever long it takes to repair/replace wooden windows

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Porch #2

Posted 1 year ago

Putting up a porch and also 2 posts for shade sails.

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Garage Conversion to Studio

Posted 1 year ago

I have an existing garage and attached carport. I wish to enclose the carport and make the combined garage and carport a work studio with two sets of French doors to be installed. I also have a separate porch area to be built with clear roofing and concrete tiles.

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Bathroom renovation

Posted 2 months ago

Need the bath removed and a walk-in type shower built. The window needs to be removed and an alternate one installed. Walls and floor of new shower need tiling

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Load bearing wall removed and hidden beam put in

Posted 1 year ago

Wanting a load bearing wall removed and a hidden beam installed, roughly 6 metre length, looking for quotes first

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Carport

Posted 11 months ago

Wanting existing single carport replace with a double carport

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Neveah

Posted 7 months ago

Quote for erection of adapted J2 P82 kitset 2bdrm house and pile foundations. Discuss options whether to shell stage plus ceiling or somewhere in between that and full build. Needs to be lbp. Will also need pricing from sparky and plumber for Bank app. Once finance approved then asap as Tararua wind will blow the house over. We can arrange building site prep and j2 will provide all plans, materials and consents. Hip and Gable iron roof. Single storey. Easy access. Power on site. Probably Pallis...

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dunn building

Joined July 2013

Have been a qualified building since 2015, have been working over in England for the past 2.5 years and now back working for UCOL teaching carpentry and looking for the odd job to do after work/weekends.

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Hazelwood Homes

Joined October 2018

Hi, I'm Antony and I'm a qualified builder. I'm currently in the process of becoming LBP registered and signing up with certified builders. The type of works we can do are •New Builds •Renovations •Kitchen & Bathrooms •Fencing & Decking •Plaster & Painting We currently specialise in Kitchen installations, but with 8 years building experience we can tackle most building related jobs...

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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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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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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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rack construction ltd

Joined June 2019

hi i am a builder who has 7 years experience in all fields of carpentry from new builds renovations light landscaping (fences and decks to pergolas) and i am happy to undertake even the smaller jobs from time to time.

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Champion Building Solutions

Joined February 2019

Hi we are a small locally owned business specialising in bathrooms, decks, fences and concrete projects. We are professionals and take pride in our work and are driven by quality workmanship.

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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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Beaumont mowing and maintenance

Joined June 2020

We are licensed builders with over 20yrs experience. At BMM we take pride in our work backing this up with our attention to detail and constant communication to keep the client involved with the process. We also offer a full property maintenance including, painting, internal plastering, water blasting, gardening and tree pruning, lawn mowing.

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Framework Building and Carpentry

Joined February 2018

I am a qualified builder and LBP who has been working on high end homes for the last 16 years mixed in with some light commercial. I have recently been working as a project manager for a prominent NZ housing company so am well equipped and able to manage your entire project be it large or small, to an efficient timeline. No job is too small so give me a call to let us help you turn your dreams i...

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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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fortyone ARCHITECTURE

Joined May 2020

We are a Boutique Architectural Studio obsessed with bespoke residential architecture design. Simply put, were focused on intentional design crafted around your families lifestyle. All the while maximizing your properties potential. Great homes don’t just get built. They are thoughtfully designed in a collaborative way that leaves everyone involved, proud of the end result. Palmerston N...

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Homeworks Property Maintenance

Joined January 2019

Hi, I am a Sole Trader in the Wairarapa providing high quality and fair pricing on a range of small jobs. Building & Handyman work. Also Painting Interior and Exterior.

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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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SchoCon

Joined July 2012

Focused on outdoor living, hard landscaping and renovations, but also the cliche "for all your building needs". Being in the building and construction arena for 18 years, LBP licensed and trade qualified we will make your ideas and dreams reality.

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brendanbuilt

Joined September 2016

Hello, Ive been in the building industry for 20 years, im 100% BCITO qualified. I can get personal references from my training organization and previous employers. I have contractors insurance so rest assured your job will get done. I can do all types of building, all things considered. I have access to most tools and equipment, a diesel van and tandem caged trailer. So I can do all demo / s...

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Carpentry & Civil Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hi, my name is James Palmer and I'm the managing director of Carpentry and Civil Ltd. I've been in business since 2012 and have a reputation for quality workmanship. I pride myself on doing a quality job for a fair price. I believe I have excellent communication and will work with you to get your job done safely and efficiently. I have vast knowledge in experience across multiple trades and want...

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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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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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Acquired Taste Limited

Joined January 2016

Hi I have been owner/operating my Property Improvement/ Maintenance business for 4 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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