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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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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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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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Choosing Between Another Storey or Adding a House Extension

Posted 16/03/17

Extending your house or adding another storey can give you the much needed space a growing family needs. We look at the advantages and disadvantages of these two renovation options... How to choose between another storey or a house extension Depending on the size of your backyard, you can

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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to trust ? We take a closer look... Tradespeople Accreditations There are 10 common tradespeople accreditation to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering

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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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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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Decorating a Child's Bedroom? Here's Some Great Tips!

Posted 28/03/17

Decorating your child's bedroom can be an enjoyable, yet challenging task. We share some tips on how to get the best out of decorating this room... Remember to consider your child’s special interests and personality when planning the bedroom decor. Attention to detail helps make the bedro

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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

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

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Chris Chandy

Posted 4 months ago

Hi, David please find the attached plan and send us an estimated cost of the build with standard specifications. - we are planning to build the house on a 10-acre block, in Loburn. - services are at the boundary and I can get that within 10 meters of the building. - I will be arranging the septic tank system regards Jacob and Chris

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Granny flat build

Posted 4 months ago

Granny flat build 75 sqm Ground up. Pole build

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New home build

Posted 3 months ago

I have plans drawn up for a new home in Rangiora 181 sqm. I have purchased the section and now need the house built. Sorry this wont let me attached plans. Three bedroom, two bathroom, One storied, Double Garage, Cladding - AAC panels - will like it finished before September 2019 - Happy to help

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250m sq Fernside

Posted 4 months ago

Hi, looking at purchasing land in Fernside, House size needs to be 250 plus garage. We have a drainlayer and sparky but wanting someone to take over the rest. Build would start in approx 3 months (have to sell current property). We want the outside to be visually pleasing for the neighbours benefit but also looking for cost effective as the land is not cheap and it’ll be tight. We can finish the bells and whistles later on. The land is too good for us to pass up so would really like to try make...

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Repairs and Building Maintenance

Posted 3 months ago

General building work on retail properties and office fitouts

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Garage/workshop/sleepout

Posted 4 months ago

We've had a company quote to build a double garage with with a sleepout at almost the cost of building a house. Looking to see if we can do it more economically so if somebody can give us some rough costs and maybe related to sizes? Sorry can't give an exact size as we're not sure at this stage. Cheers

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Quote to repair window frame...and close 2 holes in the ceiling.

Posted 1 month ago

We need a quote to get the window frame fixed up... once the old air con unit has been removed by an electrician so that the glazier can put a glass pane back in it. There are also two holes in the ceiling that need to be fixed up (old light fixtures have been removed). We need a quote from an electrician to get three electrical plug sockets changed to a double RCD socket and disconnect air con unit. We need a quote from a glazier to get a glass window pane put in where the air con unit w...

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Replace windows

Posted 3 months ago

Remove current wooden single glazed windows and replace with aluminum double glazed windows. We already have the windows and doors made, just needing them put in. Job includes Five big windows, two French doors and one solid back door. Hoping to be installed in next month or two before winter.

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Build deck and repair fence

Posted 1 month ago

Build new deck and repair existing fence Potentially job to be done around July

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Pole Gable Shed build

Posted 1 month ago

the shed is 8 meters deep 5 bays at 4.5 meters three bays enclosed with a small enclosed tack shed in bay 4. Looking for estimates and availability

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New bedroom, en suite and walk in robe

Posted 5 months ago

We have a 4 bedroom home but want to extend the 2nd bedroom to make it larger and include an en suite and walk in robe. We want the room to have a long, narrow window along one wall and a ranch slider along the opposite wall with a small external patio. The house is 3 years old, single level, iron roof, aluminium windows, double glazing and plaster board. We need a professional, registered builder who can manage all aspects of the build including council permits, hiring and managing sub con...

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Kim Grahonja

Posted 1 month ago

Putting in rimu ceiling feature 1.5x3m

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Barn house fitout cost

Posted 6 days ago

We are looking to purchase a property with a large shed and plans to fitout with 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house. To move forward we would like to gauge cost for the house fitout to see if it falls within our budget and if it does find a builder to carry out the work.

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Repairs to spouting

Posted 7 months ago

The spouting needs replacing in 2 separate places on my flat each lenghts would be approximately 3 meters long i think its called concelled spouting

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Repairs to spouting 2

Posted 7 months ago

The spouting needs replacing in 2 separate places on my flat each lenghts would be approximately 3 meters long i think its called concelled spouting

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Sliding door

Posted 8 months ago

We've want to get rid of our aluminium sliding door and have it replaced with a double glazed UPVC door. You'll have to remove the aluminium door and supply and install the UPVC door. Photo of the door is attached, we're looking for something similar.

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Hut foundation and septic tank

Posted 1 month ago

Job all sorted, thanks for the replies.

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Complete renovation

Posted 1 month ago

Have architraves and skirting boards supplied and installed

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Line small bathroom

Posted 4 months ago

line a small bathroom and put a shower in

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Fence post replaced

Posted 1 month ago

I have a supposed tanalised fence post that is half rotten under ground level. I have dug around to check. The fence had a slight lean which made me investigate why. The fence is only 20 years old. Fence has 3 rails an standard pailings. The rest of fence is fine

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L T Construction Building Company

Joined March 2019

Hi I am Luke maitland proud owner operator of LT construction and I am looking for work in the selwyn/banks peninsula areas as I am local to these parts and enjoy rural New Zealand. LT construction is a family oriented business that is proficient in project management, consultation, maintenance, new builds, building renovations, decks, pergolas, paths, drive ways, farm buildings, plastering and...

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Avid Build Limited

Joined November 2018

Hi there, we are a residential building company, servicing the wider Christchurch area. While we specialise in house alterations and renovations, we are also accomplished new home builders and can provide a full project management service for your building project. From the largest feature to the smallest detail, we ensure quality workmanship. Our finishing is some of the best in the business.

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Paul Rout Building

Joined January 2017

Qualified Carpenter and licensed building practitioner Competent in all types of Carpentry from high end architectural to EQC repairs. No job too big or small. Happy to take your calls and come out and give you a free quote and second opinion.

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Gw builders ltd

Joined May 2016

With over 25 years of experience in the construction industry we are small family business of qualified reliable builders with a high standard in every job we face.. guaranteed to please! Specialising in: *Light Comercial *Architectural builds *New builds *Renovations/extentions *Landscaping *All forms of concrete work No jobs to big or small!

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TW Plastering and Building

Joined April 2015

I am a highly experienced builder with great attention to detail. I truly believe in making the customer happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please search my business name in Facebook to see photos of pre...

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Dans Reno

Joined February 2018

Hi, I am a sole trader and I have my NZQA level 4 in carpentry I have been building for 14 years all over Africa and in Chrischurch for the last 5 years. I have done many jobs for home owners in Christchurch with good results. I specialise is bathroom renos, redo bed rooms, car ports, decks, fences, veggie gardens, garage shelving etc. I will work along side my client to achieve the best end resu...

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Lightning Construction Ltd

Joined May 2016

Lightning Construction are a Christchurch owned and operated company in business for over 10 years. We are always happy to do work from small one-off jobs to full design and build of new houses. Sheds are one of our specialties along with Velux Skylights. We are always happy to pop out and see you to provide an obligation free quote. Available for urgent works within 4 hours. Maintenance jobs ar...

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Sayers construction

Joined April 2019

LBP builder that prides himself on quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. With 14 years experience as a carpenter/builder and keeping my overheads minimal, I can offer my wide variety of expertise at a very good price for the customer. I take on all aspects of building, renovation and maintenance works. The work is carried out by myself or by myself overseeing trusted sub contractors f...

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77 Degree Builders LTD

Joined May 2019

Hi I have been building in the Canterbury region for over 10 years doing everything from new builds, to renovations and extensions. While most of my time is spent on larger jobs, I do always fit in a range of smaller jobs. I am professional and work hard to make sure the client is happy and deadlines are met. I pride myself on competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget.

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JPL Construction

Joined August 2018

Hi, I run a small building company specializing in bathroom renovations, decks, fencing and general building and maintenance. I am professional, competitive on price and pride myself on having satisfied customer's. I can also provide project menagement services.

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Daniel Lomas Building

Joined June 2019

Hi, I am a builder who has integrity to my work and my word. I build new architectural homes - as well as standard residential homes and renovations. In between larger contracts I build Decks - Fences - or odd jobs and general maintenance. I will be fair in my quoting and guarantee a professional approach - interaction and completing all jobs on budget and on time. I will also leave the...

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Murrell Contracting

Joined January 2014

A Team of Qualified Tradesmen inc a Registered Builder and a Drain layer we are based in Christchurch and service We offer6 Excellent rates and Prompt service on Odd Jobs New builds Repair work Odd jobs

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Sheppard Construction Ltd

Joined April 2019

Construction you can Count on. Here at Sheppard Construction we have 10 years experience in the building industry. We can help you with anything from your new deck or fence, to a renovation, or even with your dream home! No job to big or to small.

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Blackboard Building Ltd

Joined June 2018

Blackboard Building provides residential building and carpentry services to Christchurch. Whether it is a new build, planned renovation, bathroom do-over or simple home maintenance job. We have over 12 years experience, are covered by liability insurance and, of course, we are qualified ... being Licensed Building Practitioner registered in both Carpentry and Site One along with holding the Nati...

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Paul Hussey Construction

Joined March 2015

Hi I a fully qualified and licensed builder, I specialise in Fencing, Decks, Spouting, Barns, and Renovations I am very efficient, do not cut corners, and take great pride in my work

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Ainsworth Builders Ltd

Joined August 2016

Ainsworth Builders is a Christchurch building company owned and operated by Shane Ainsworth, a competent, trade qualified builder with extensive experience in the building industry. Shane completed his trade qualification in Christchurch in 1997, before moving to Sydney to gain experience on high end residential dwellings, before heading onto London for 5 years to start up a successful loft conve...

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Canterbury building and inspection services

Joined November 2015

I have over 25 years experience in the building industry. My main focus is on providing a quality experience for the client with a high standard of workmanship and sticking to budget. With good communication throughout the process. I have experience in all forms of building from renovation to new builds to eqc repairs along with sheds and garages. I also offer comprehensive pre purchase/sale pr...

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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MZI Builders

Joined October 2017

Hi , I have been in construction for the past 7years.Iv been doing new residential houses and renovation but my background is interior finishes as well as building decks and refurbishing decks,concreteing and crack injection/handyman.

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Pioneer Solutions Ltd

Joined June 2019

Pioneers Solutions Ltd is a Building, Design and Transportation contractor who provide design, construction and transportation to the residential, commercial and civil engineering construction industry. We provide Architectural design and construction services specializing in residential and commercial buildings, foundation and slab construction, earthworks and transportation of larger sized item...

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