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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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Install wardrobe organisor

Posted 1 week ago

Install wardrobe organizer

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Rectify old garage extension to current Council std.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Garage roof needs fall correcting Garage facia (weatherboard) needs concrete nibbing Deck on garage roof needs replacing and adequate draining installed. I would prefer the builder to manage the building consent process.

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Potential Development Site

Posted 6 days ago

We own a property in Stottholm Road, Titirangi (675m2) that is located within the Residential – Mixed Housing Urban Zone. There is no density requirement on the site therefore you are able to construct more than four dwellings on the site, however will be restricted to a building coverage of ... ) impervious area coverage of 60% and minimum dwelling site. The subdivision of the site would be considered a Restricted Discretionary Activity under section E38 Subdivision – Urban of the Auckland Unit...

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Ceiling tiles sagging

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have ceiling tiles that are sagging and need to be fixed or replaced.

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Glen Eden garage upgrade

Posted 21 hours ago

garage walls to be rebuilt and reclad

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Balcony removal and deck cover.

Posted 1 week ago

We need the balcony on the back of our house removed and a clear deck cover to be projected from its original place over the full length of our deck. Up to the single palm in the last photo. We are looking for the work to be carried out Dec/Jan, possibly sooner if the quote is competative enough. Thanks.

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Soft floorboards

Posted 3 days ago

My floorboards have several soft spots all over the house. One story house with under house storage

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Efficient cosmetic renovation

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, I've purchased a house and I'm wanting to renovate the basement to add value to the property, My intention is to renovate under schedule 1 so no consent is required. I want to add 2 extra bedrooms, a kitchenette, floors, painting and re-do the bathroom that has not got consent yet. The intention is to finalize it within 4 to 6 weeks. If you are a LICENSED builder feel free to contact me. Thanks

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Close in existing carport, build laundry

Posted 16 hours ago

We have quite a large carport which we need closed in, also new laundry included, concrete pad req’d, all consents approved through council.

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Garage conversations

Posted 1 week ago

Hi I would like to convert my garage into 1 bedroom ,hall, kitchen and bathroom. Approved consent plan.Need someone to build asper plan with Minimum time frame and reasonable price. Thanks 😊

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Put new hinges on door and rehang

Posted 2 days ago

Door to under house (wooden door), has come off old hinges. Needs new strong hinges, and to be rehung. Also one of the wooden slats has come off the door and needs to be nailed on again.

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Smoking Area

Posted 1 day ago

Looking for a Four sided screened off Smoking Area to be built - in a car parking space. This structure should have screened walls, planter boxes, bench seating, a short Roof coming off the retaining wall. It will have to be anchored down due to strong winds in the area. Call me on ...

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Waterproofing our garage

Posted 1 week ago

We're keen to get some waterproofing paper onto the wall of our garage so we can insulate and gib the walls inside. I imagine this job would mean that all the tin will need to come off to install it? Keen to understand what would be involved/possible and how much it would cost. It has recently been reroofed. Cheers

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Cedar extension

Posted 2 weeks ago

2 new bedrooms and increased lounge. drilled footings. Consented and ready. Cedar and longrun roof. Bush setting.

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Kitchen/Lounge Renno

Posted 2 weeks ago

The tile ceiling in kitchen, lounge and dining needs to be replaced with plaster board. Front door, office and hallway Install 2 internal cavity doors.

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Step piles

Posted 2 days ago

I have 52 steps leading from the road to my house. The top section of steps is showing some sinkage and I am needing the piles looked at and fixed up. I am looking to sell the house in the upcoming months and am keen to have this done as soon as is possible.

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Underneath checking

Posted 2 weeks ago

The floor rattling caused by the nature heat bilges and cold shrink when walking around. Need a builder to have a check and strengthening the underneath.

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URGENT - Quote work raised from pre-purchase building inspection

Posted 5 days ago

We've had a builders report conducted for the purchase of a 4-BR house in West Harbour which has raised some issues. The vendor would get this work quoted and deducted from our agreed purchase price to keep things simple. We need a licenced building practitioner to give us quotes to rectify issues raised in the builders report. We are sent to go unconditional next week so this needs to take place in the next few days. If you are able to do this for us, I will send you the builders inspect...

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Fit Section of Fascia Board

Posted 1 week ago

I have removed a small section (1m x 2m) of veranda roof to allow a canopy to be fitted. It has exposed a gap in the fascia board previously covered by flashing. I need a packing board cut to shape & attached to the purlin, then about 2m of fibreboard fitted, and 2m of fascia board. I will complete the demolition, but would like help to cut the flashing off.

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External House Repairs and Maintenance - Monolithic

Posted 1 week ago

Repairs and Maintenance - small 2 story townhouse, with cavity monolithic cladding. (last done about 8 years ago, no water tightness issues) Surface Crack/Hairline Crack Repairs Repair any surface cracks in the exterior plaster using DAP Elastopatch Compound (or similar) Embed a fiberglass mesh into coating where appropriate. Fill crack with DAP Elastic Paste (or similar). Plaster over area with Synthetic Plaster to blend in and match existing texture finish. Prime localised repair areas...

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Recent building reviews

With over 173,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Jane's place


9th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Underhouse storage needed urgently for expecting mother

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove and replace shower

Work carried out by an employee of the company

3rd July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Building two in-built desks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 2
Communication
 1

Pole replacement

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sky light fixture


21st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fixing fibre cement flat sheet

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Borer in wooden door frame

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sky light fixture

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair/replace hole in Fibrolite house panel


7th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tv hanging

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace floor from leaked water tank

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wall construction

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

8th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove and replace plasterboard on a wall and ceiling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing Attic Stairs

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

knock down internal wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Have a hard to close door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shop Verandah


28th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior wall repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Vision Landscaping and Construction

Joined September 2019

The friendly, professional team here at Vision Landscaping & Construction have 15 years experience in building, renovating, landscaping, and maintaining commercial and residential properties. While we specialize in project management of larger renovations and property makeovers, we also do smaller jobs from time to time including regular maintenance. We are very professional and work hard to...

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SaMYETA Contracting Ltd

Joined December 2016

Our company specializes in building houses, renovating, decking, fencing, complete landscaping and any type of concreting jobs. We also do smaller jobs as required. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and working to your satisfaction. Honesty is our policy.

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Ziah Contract Ltd

Joined May 2017

I specialise in residential and commercial foundation work, concrete work and steel fixing. I can work as a builder, site work, renovating old houses, fencing and decking. I am professional and endeavor to meet deadlines for project completion. I have 15 years experience, Cert III in Concrete placing and finishing, Precast, and Site work (completed in 2008) I provide competitive quotes and comp...

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Modern electrical solutions ltd

Joined June 2012

Modern electrical solutions ltd trading as Mr Power ,provides 24hour/7days service Auckland wide.Our work details includes the following services : •24/7 Breakdowns,power failure,maintenance & repairs,installation & rewiring,stoves& water heaters,insurance & WINZ quotes,communications & data ,appliance repairs,security alarms,air conditioning ,refrigeration & heat pumps,swimming pools& spa,caravan...

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ALTER 8 BUILDERS LIMITED

Joined January 2017

We are Auckland's Home Renovation Specialists Thinking of doing some home improvements? Wanting to add an extension on your home? Desperate to upgrade the bathroom or do kitchen renovations? Not sure what to do next? You need to come and talk to someone who specialise in this type of work. While most builders focus on new home builds and do the odd renovation here and there we don't. We do r...

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Destiny Group Limited

Joined August 2020

We have been at the fore front of building ultra-modern new houses including investor consented homes designs. We are also gurus at renovating old houses - work raging from recladding, bathroom upgrade, retroffiting, painting, electrification, heatpump installation, security systems installations, kitchen upgrade, landscapping, fencing, roofing, decking. We are also into new build design, consenti...

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H AD ONS LIMITED

Joined July 2020

Newly established company within the Auckaland region. Focusing on timber fencing, decking, repairs and maintance. We also construct sleep outs from $25995 excluding freight fees.

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Ameer's

Joined April 2018

I’m a handy man with years of experience.I am able to do any types of work small or big jobs you needed Including plumbing, plastering , painting ,any repair or fixing. Also I have years of experience in troubleshoot and fix Washing machine,fridge,Dryer,microwave, dishwasher etc..

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About Concrete

Joined July 2011

Residential/non-residential concrete floors, walls, footings piles etc...FOUNDATIONS please copy & paste below address for a taste of services we can offer, cheers. https://aboutconcrete.business.site Full project management or labour only options for services available. Customer satisfaction is our highest priority.

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L & B Construction

Joined September 2019

We have done renovation in houses, painting and decorating, plastering, concreting, paving, fencing, house insulation, and cleaning in and outside the house or offices for 12 years. Whatever others won’t do we will be there to help your needs. Our professional, honest and hard working team will go extra mile for deadlines and to suit your budget. We specialise in any renovations from roof to floo...

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Wilson Property Maintenance

Joined September 2020

CONTACT US FOR A FREE QUOTE, “ALL ASPECTS OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE” Lawns, concreting, paving, Decks, Water blasting, Drainage, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Landscaping, Retaining, Gutter cleans, One off home repairs. We have experience working in schools, homes, parks, wedding venues you name it.

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MPV Building Services Ltd

Joined August 2011

Been living and working out west for over 30 years. I'm into doing it right first time. Satisfaction guaranteed. Dislike people being ripped off. Fully equipped utes for a quick no mess, no fuss job. All debris removed. Hard to find good reliable help these days. In my time I have done a multitude of various types of jobs and projects. Some of these include Walkways, Bridges, Stairways. Various...

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FOURMARIAS LAUNDROMAT LIMITED

Joined July 2014

Greetings!... My family had experiences in building and rebuilding construction matters as houses since we were in our good country Philippines. I've been here since August of 2013and had engaged in work an fencing, decking, tiling. painting, cleaning, mechanical works, carpentry, landscaping and some civil works around the vast countryside of Auckland. We do sorts of things that meets our clients...

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Manapa and I have 6 years of building experience 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 with you to giving you qualit...

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Daniel Pineda

Joined March 2016

TAURO CONSTRUCTION LTD Since 2018 Our Company will provide you quality a great capacity for all sort of jobs among our expertise. Timber frames, House maintenance, Carpentry in general , Concrete Work ( Remedials, grouting and cracks fixing) Retaining Wall, fences, Concrete cutting, Gib fixing, paint, and much more. also we can help with design as well. Trust us, we can build your dream...

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Aquapointplumbing Ltd

Joined June 2020

''We are a Team of Certifying Plumbers and Waterproofers. Our Services include:, Plumbing and Weatherproofing. Our Portfolio of Water Control is inclusive of Remedial Work on Roofs, Skylights, Basements Leaks, Cladding Repairs, Parapets, Waterproofing of most building materials, Membrane Roof Coatings, Calculative Drainage and Plumbing Solutions by Utilising only the Most Appropriate Soluti...

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Renovation Specialist Ltd

Joined August 2019

I've been building for over 30 years and covered a lot of territory in that time from building new houses/new daycare centres, but 70% of my career has been doing renovation work on villas and bungalows, bathrooms, decks, extensions, pop tops, basement dig outs and etc. We would also look at sizeable maintenance jobs. We are very customer focus and we pride ourselves on having a satisfied custome...

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GOKIMS LIMITED BUILDING SOLUTION

Joined April 2018

Hi, we specialise in building new homes, renovating old houses and also do small jobs. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quote and then completing jobs on budget.

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Rout Construction

Joined April 2015

Rout Construction is here for all your building needs, no matter how small or big the job is. We offer free quotes and specialise in anything from New Builds and Renos to Decks and Fences. You can count on us to provide a professional service and we can reassure you that all work is completed on time and on budget. We pride ourselves on producing high quality work and never leave the site without...

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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.uniquerenovations.co.nz

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