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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest building case studies

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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A1 kitset waiheke

Posted 2 years ago

Looking for a builder with experience of building A1 homes for a quote. We have plans for a kit-set BH136 2 bed + study, 2 bathroom, two level house on Waiheke. Looking to start next yr. Have Resource consent and building consent due to be submitted.

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Breaking down sunroom, renovating bathroom

Posted 11 months ago

Hi there. I need someone who could deconstruct a sunroom that was added on without consent and also repair the bathroom leak and renovate the bathroom. The house is empty and if accommodation is needed that can be arranged at the house. Needing it done ideally within the next three weeks.

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Parking deck

Posted 1 year ago

We want free quotes on building a small parking deck for one car. The site drops off quickly from the road and would be located over the council verge. Will require help with the permitting process

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New Build

Posted 2 months ago

New Construction of a two story kit set house from A1 homes

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Quote for the building of new house on slop land in Waiheke

Posted 4 months ago

Hello, I'm look to build a house in Waiheke and I'm interested to understand contraints and building costs related to lands I have pre-selected. Thanks Julien

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Studio enlargement and Renovation

Posted 5 days ago

The studio at 467 Seaview Rd currently has no kitchen or bathroom and has a lean to shed attached to it. Both the studio and shed are built in breeze block and weatherboard on a concrete pad and are sturdy and well made. The project is to connect the studio and the shed into one studio making it perhaps 30% bigger. This requires a wall to be knocked out. The two sth facing double doors are to be replaced by a wall with a window and the north facing single door is to be replaced by a large slidin...

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House extension

Posted 3 years ago

Extension on an existing deck to create a utility room and ensuite bathroom. Also divide a bedroom into two and cut a new door .

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Building Work - Waiheke

Posted 1 year ago

Builder Wanted: We're looking for a builder available soon for about 3 weeks work building deck, fence, stairs, replacing barge boards etc. Self contained accommodation available if required. Please phone ... . Thanks

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Dave's place

Posted 3 years ago

new dwelling at Waiheke, immediate start if possible. charge up with budget

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Bedroom Extension over existing deck

Posted 6 months ago

Bedroom extension over first floor deck. Building plans drawn and submitted for building consent.

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Need builder to put together my 100m2 kit set home

Posted 2 months ago

I have all the supplies and floor plans etc, for 100m2 kitset on a level site. Preferably locally based as on a budget!!! Will provide floor plans etc via email ...

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Ann-Marie

Posted 3 years ago

Convert 1 bedroom into 2. Requires 3 walls, scarting boards and build in wardrobe. Need it completed ASAP

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Trigg HIll

Posted 2 years ago

I need a 3 car garage built on a flat level section , its to park 3 cars , it can be a kitset , concrete floor , and windows and doors one of the 3 garages must be suitable for repairs

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Home Renovations and Repairs

Posted 2 years ago

FREE accommodation provided on beautiful Waiheke Island. Separate room downstairs with ensuite bathroom and shared living area upstairs. Transport also available and fair contract prices paid. We're looking for someone with experience in home renovation e.g. dismantling and re-installing wardrobes, creating inside and outisde storage areas, erecting ballustrading, repairing decking, building retaining walls and outside steps. Landscaping experience also a bonus if interested in additional...

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Floor of shower falling away

Posted 1 month ago

Walk in tiled shower floor is soft (there has been a crack in the tiling and I expect the under floor is damaged) needs the under floor sorted, water proofed and floor retiled

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Range hood and extractor fan penetrations

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there, We're looking to get a Range hood installed for our kitchen, and extractor fan for bathroom. This will require a 120mm duct/penetration for range hood, and a 150mm through the wall penetration for the bathroom extract fan. The building is fairly standard timber framed bach, built in 1950's, so not a huge job. Looking to get this completed in next week or two, so that electrician can then install range hood and extractor. Regards, Alan

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Complete Historic Consent - Timber Deck Strengthening & other misc items

Posted 2 years ago

I am looking for a builder to help complete a list of items to close out a historic consent on Waiheke Island. The work includes strengthening of a timber deck and the addition of 2x new posts and concrete footings for the deck strengthening. There are a number of other small items that we can further discuss - including replacing a couple weatherboards, few areas requiring new flashing, and small patches in GRP roof decking. I have a complete set of architectural drawings and structural enginee...

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Complete House Build

Posted 3 months ago

Looking for builder who can project mange entire job and coordinate all sub contractors with own full crew - plans and consents all completed. Start time frame 2-3 months. Earthworks and excavations required - must be able to remove spoil

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Retaining wall repair - Insurance job

Posted 6 months ago

Hi we had a driver run off our retaining wall and when he pulled the car off damaged it. We have made an insurance claim and need a quote to fix The wall (Properly and as per plan) , its quite an awkward location and probably rocky soil to dig through. photos available. if you want a look its at 53 Cory road, by The lookout. See the Photos attached for details.

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The shack

Posted 1 month ago

Hi there I am a small Bach that is only 40m2 that needs recladding both inside and outside and was 2 things . 1 is it worth doing as the Bach is quite old and run down . 2 how much would it cost to fix it up . Also the deck needs replacing Kind regards Scott

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Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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Genesis Landscaping

Joined July 2013

Hi, I've been in the trade for 16 years. We specialize in all landscape construction and also horticulture. This company is built on integrity, value, trust and listening to you...the client. We are passionate about doing a well finished job and attention to detail. Check out our website for references and some of our past work. Cheers, Jeremy.

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Axiacon Limited

Joined June 2021

New Build - Our comprehensive packages include design and build for bespoke homes or alternatively we have some existing plans and templates which we can make work for you to create a unique home designed and built just for you. Reclad - Our cladding team is passionate and professional as well as being extremely knowledgeable about how to get your cladding into tip top shape again. We can u...

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TTZ contractors

Joined July 2016

Hi there, My name is Tee. I am a qualified joiner. I have been in the shopfitting industry for 18 years Most recently I've been project managing, building and installing kitchens all over Auckland,From new to old homes,altering existing kitchens to design.(my vision is a Practical smart looking cost effective kitchen) I also do handyman work around the house from the smallest to the biggest j...

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Ace Wall builders ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi we’ve been building 15+ years and can build a house from start to finish as well as maintenance work . Decks, fences, landscaping we do it all give us a call for a free quote!

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VIVED Construction Ltd

Joined May 2018

Owner, Shanon Agar has been working in the building industry for the past 17 years, with a growing passion for innovation and creating beautiful buildings. VIVED Construction is a team of passionate, hard-working tradesman that are serious about quality and believe that every home should have equal attention to detail and care throughout the build no matter how big or small. While we specialize...

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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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DOUGLAS DRAINAGE LTD

Joined August 2009

Hi, I can offer 28 years of experience at ground works and drainage. My business has evolved over the years to cater for the constant changing aspects that we encounter. I have a wide range of standard and specialist equipment which affords me to approach a job from different perspectives. My main truck is fully stocked with fittings and- with CCTV and cable location, concrete cutting and ro...

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NJB CONSTRUCT LTD

Joined November 2016

We are a building contractor that specialise in - Interior Fit Out Office Refurbishments Residential Renovations & Repairs Timber & laminate Flooring Bathroom Reno’s Decking We are by no means your cheapest contractor out there but you can be guaranteed quality workmanship along with constant communication throughout your job leaving you with a clean, tidy and reliable job finish....

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Muster Brush Limited

Joined June 2017

Muster Brush specialises in everything to do with - Commercial and residential painting :internal & external - Maintenance jobs large and small -Plastering and renovation -Gib board Installation - Wall paper removal and hanging - Decoration: House & Shop, internally and external. We have 15 years of experience and we are looking to establish our name. Our jobs included sub-contracti...

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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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Commres contractors ltd

Joined May 2016

****COMMRES COMPANY PROFILE 2017*** Commres is a L.B.P Company - (Foundation/Carpentry/Site 2 & Sub-trade partners). Commres is a proud member of NEW ZEALAND SITE SAFE. Commres is a part of the EMPLOYSURE NEW ZEALAND Health & Safety umbrella. Commres are committed to its Motto... BUILD WITH PURPOSE – Family/Goals/Future. BUILD WITH PRIDE – Workmanship/Standards/Respect. BUILD WITH PASSION...

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Diamond Renovation & Maintenance Services

Joined May 2021

We are experienced and professional team who strive to provide the best service for our customers and completing the jobs with high standard. We service throughout North Island.

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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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Dragon Maintenance Ltd

Joined September 2013

Hi, my name is Jason and part of a family run business from Wales in the UK. I have 20+ years experience in the Building & Construction Industry, from project management and on the tools. Qualified as an Electrician, Joiner/Carpentry, brick/block laying and experience in other trade backgrounds. Now living in New Zealand we are continuing to provide a high quality service in Building, Renovatio...

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SS Lining

Joined May 2012

SS Lining is proud to be one of Auckland's most respected Gib Fixers, Stoppers and Painters, with projects ranging from interior linings of medium commercial buildings to the interior and exterior painting of small flats to large residential houses.

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Centurion Roofing

Joined November 2014

With more than 20 years experience in roofing. We specialize in roof repair and complete Roof replacement. We offer a free Quote. We are very affordable, professional and honest. I'm a qualified Quantity Surveyor and have worked in the roofing trade as a tradesman and estimator for a number of years. I take pride in my work and value customer service and good relationships. I believe in doing t...

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On Key Builders

Joined December 2019

Kia Ora, I am a qualified & licensed builder and I’ve been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 10 years. While I specialise in major renovations and new builds I also do smaller jobs from time to time. I work hard and try my best to meet deadlines for project completion. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and try hard in completing jobs in time and on budget. Ki...

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Binh Duc Limited

Joined August 2017

Hi there. We are a team of three experienced Vietnamese tilers and waterproofers who have been working together on some general bathroom renovations, tiling and waterproofing for the last 8 years. No matter how small or big your job is, we’ll always get it done on time and at a very high standard. We're Certified Mapei and Bostik Waterproofing products, it's mean we can provides PS3 Waterproofing...

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Total space construction ltd

Joined August 2020

Hi, I,ve been in the trade for 15 years and have mainly specialised in renovations but have carried out many extension big and small happy to carry out smaller projects as well as full renovations, Bathrooms and decks. We aim to deliver a very high standard finish and to have a good relationships with our clients through out the project. I'm a big believer in being transparent with my clients.

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Kingdom services NZ

Joined January 2021

We build quality timber fences, retaining walls (up to 0.9m high), stairs, handrails, decks at competitive rates. Please feel free to check out our previous work on our FB page ... services nz. Well let the work speak for itself. Thanks, Ricki

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