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This is How your Gutters and Spouting Could be Damaging your Home (and what to do about it)

Posted 28/06/19

Guttering and spouting do more than take rainwater away, they are essential for a healthy, happy home. Read on to learn signs that indicate issues, and tips for resolving damage... What damage could my guttering be causing? Externally: A sagging gutter will damage your home’s fascia. P

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Guide to 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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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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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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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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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 As the saying goes -  "The devil is in the detail" and this couldn't be mor

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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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Latest building case studies

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

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

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.

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.

A 3yo’s Take on Having Plasterers in the Home

Renovating with kids at home is no small feat. Read about a family’s experience having their toddler meet tradespeople working with them.

Small Bathroom Renovation Turns Major When The Unexpected Happens

Budget blow-outs, schedule delays and an unforeseen scenario - this bathroom renovation's got it all! See the incredible transformation.

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.

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.

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Builders on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Small bathroom renovation

Posted 1 hour ago

Our bathroom has no issues but we want to modernise it and update the style We need a builder to assist with our small bathroom renovation of 5sqM. We will get other tradesman as needed. -pull tiles up -pull panelling off wall so may need to rejib wall -remove shower and tray and lower floor -recess shower shelf so that we can tile the bathroom floor and shower flush -no movement of plumbing but will get a new toilet and wall hung vanities -we understand we likely need another tradesm...

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Creating open plan living

Posted 4 days ago

Removal of walls to create open plan kitchen, dining and living room.

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New build 85sqm 3 bed 2 bathroom on existing land in development

Posted 1 week ago

Design already done for development at Cardinal West, need quoted up. and a kitchen enhancement.

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Beam

Posted 1 day ago

Hi there, Our home require a new beam as the original ones have rusted as per the picture. Also, our staircase needs some work. Panels have fallen off. Would like a quote.

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Moisture ingress

Posted 4 days ago

Found a wet spot in the bedroom not sure where it is coming from. No plumbing underneath as far as I am aware. Need builder to fix. Might require invasive inspection

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Kitchen bench replacement regibbing and tiling + bathroom

Posted 4 days ago

Hi I have an old kitchen bench to replace and a new kitchen bench to install. The wall behind the old kitchen needs regibbing, platering, painting before the new kitchen bench is installed. Back splash tiles put on ... happy to hire plasterer, plumber, tiler seperately but need builder for the install and regib. Small job but need it done fast as selling to purchase another new home so need kitchen I brought installed.

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8a Parrs Cross road

Posted 1 week ago

We would like a 33 sqm extension from our kitchen into the carport, including a complete new kitchen and bathroom refresh. Some excavation will be required as our section is not completely flat as well as demolishing double carport and shed.

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Sliding door and shower installation

Posted 1 week ago

Trying to convert a lounge to a bedroom with toilet and shower , can a builder firstly see the area and confirm if it's possible to convert the lounge to room and add additional shower ? Want to add sliding door

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Exterior framing repair

Posted 1 day ago

replacing rotten framing approximately 2-3 days work. May need scaffolding. Need to have a look.

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Internal wall

Posted 3 days ago

Want to build a dividing wall in the tandem garage, approx 2.4x3.5. Non-load bearing. Concrete floor in garage. Framing + gib. Only need the gib installed on one side for now as getting a sparky in for some wiring.

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Builder LBP Required

Posted 1 week ago

Hi, I am looking for a builder to help me converting a garage into a bedroom. Work involves roof and wall framing. Must be LBP who can supervise work and sign off.

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Basement Conversion to 2 Bedroom Minor Dwelling #2

Posted 1 week ago

The builder will receive further information upon receipt of application however, in general this is a request for pricing for the completion of above ground works to a 2 bedroom minor dwelling of approx 56m2 to the lower level of an existing single storey property. Primary scope of works for the builder will generally be everything above slab, however can be discussed if scope is be extended to groundworks as well and are interested in completing this package. Project commencement on sit...

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Domestic Wood Burner/Fireplace Removal

Posted 4 days ago

Seeking a quote to decommission and remove/dispose of our Jayline brand burner/fireplace which is now surplus to requirements following installation of a heat pump.

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Garage/Shed Repair

Posted 2 days ago

The old shed needs to be repaired!! Looking at a new roof New shadow clad or similar for the exterior Levelling out the floor 2 x single roller doors Anything else that needs doing.

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ASAP Framing to spec for glass balustrade on the balcony

Posted 21 hours ago

ASAP Installing framing to spec for glass balustrade.

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Existing garage fit out

Posted 6 days ago

I have a long 2 car garage. I would like the walls and ceiling lined in the front half and turned into a working studio. I need a door put in one wall. I would like to use Ply wood, screwed into the walls.

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Small house rennovation

Posted 3 days ago

I need a window removed from my kitchen possibly some flooring replaced, won't know until I take the tiles up. Remove an internal wall. Rehang a new back door.

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Ceiling Update

Posted 1 week ago

Removal of old ceiling tiles and scotia, re-gib new ceiling and fix new scotia, plaster to finish. This would need to be done in all rooms except for the bathroom. House size is 60sqm. Please note that old insulfluff will have already been removed prior to old ceiling tiles so less mess! No painting necessary.

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Bathroom repair and refit

Posted 1 week ago

I have a small (1500 x 2850) and very old bathroom that has seen better days. Water has been leaking through into the particle board flooring under the tiles and this has slowly turned to weet-bix in a couple of places (under part of the bath and toilet. It looks as if the water has been slowly seeping from faulty a water pipe connection(s) over a long time. The joists are fine but a portion of the floor needs replacing. Water has also got in behind the melamine around the bath. All in all, the...

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Repair a hole in an external wall; Initial Home (Lockwood style)

Posted 2 days ago

I cut a hole in an external wall to vent a clothes dryer outside. Unfortunately I ran into an unexpected stud while cutting. I stopped cutting and put a temporary patch over the hole. So I need someone who can patch up the external wall and get it back to looking as close as possible to its former self. I think the material on the outside of the house is Hardy-crete, not 100% sure though. I want to get this fixed as soon as possible.

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Recent building reviews

With over 201,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Sound / fire proofing wall needed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Verandah roof

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence repair #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Soffit replace & fascia fix

Work carried out by an employee of the company

7th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing front stairs

Work carried out by an employee of the company

26th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Renovation work (walls insulation - partial floor replacement - double glazing)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Convert doorway to Wall - Commercial

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Drum Room

Work carried out by an employee of the company

7th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Widen wardrobe access

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Window frames repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th June 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing ducted, through wall rangehood

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Soft patch in floor

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Timber handrail cap for internal staircase.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 3
Communication
 4

Building partition wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove pergola and seal weatherboard or replace section

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Rotten window framing

Work carried out by an employee of the company

15th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Room Renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Foundation repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Window

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bedroom Ceiling fix or replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Jacks building

Joined July 2016

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

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Sealand NZ Limited

Joined August 2021

We are a family owned and operated business who takes pride in our work. No job is too big or small, we range from ground and excavation works, fencing, concreting, small building work and roofing. Customer care is important to us. Start with pride finish with promise.

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Black Key Limited

Joined September 2020

Hi small building team with great sub contractors to ensure a quality job. Good communication and planning are key to getting the work finished to a high standard. I’m Dave third generation builder and happy to talk over your job with you.

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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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Muru Pro Builders Ltd

Joined April 2021

Welcome! Valued customer, The team at Muru Pro Builders prides itself on the quality of our services and the ability to deliver beyond expectation with competitive quotes We have over 10 years’ building experience in all residential RENOVATIONS, DECKS & PERGOLAS, FENCES & RETAINING WALLS. Muru Pro Builders are competent and experienced tradesmen ready to plan and achieve your building visions.

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Sione

Joined October 2016

Hi there, My name is Sione Fa owner operator of Saiyan Chippy Limited. I am a qualified builder with my LBP license & over 10 years experience. At Saiyan chippy our small team is reliable, hardworking, offers competitive quotes & we hold ourselves to the highest of standards. If you would like to see some of our work please feel free to check out our Instagram page ...

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GILLZ Homes and Renovations

Joined December 2019

Hi, my name is Daljeet Gill and we specialise in Major Renovations and Newbuilds/Alterations/Extensions, we also do smaller jobs like Bathroom/Toilet/Laundry/ Kitchen Renovations. We do waterproofing (We are Council Registered PS3 Author So no inspection required for Waterproofing, Save inspection Cost and time) and Tiling as well. We have experienced team of professionals and hard working indi...

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AWM Limited

Joined January 2018

AWM Ltd is an Asbestos and Methamphetamine removal company which is licensed with WorkSafe to remove both Class A & Class B contaminated material. Asbestos can be found in textured ceilings, cladding, fencing , lino and roofing in both residential and commercial areas. We have our own Supervisors and a Telarc Certified Safety Management System in place. Services Include: * Supply testing f...

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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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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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Blackstone Project Management

Joined June 2019

We provide fixed price / fixed timeframe renovations for homeowners and property investors from kitchens and bathrooms through to full interior and exterior renovations, basement conversion and extensions. With extensive experience in the building and construction industry and a great team we are able to offer peace-of-mind that your renovation project will be done effectiently and to a high stan...

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NZ BUILDING COMPANY LTD

Joined April 2015

Very proffesional, reliable with very competitive rates and great workmanship. fencing, decking, repair work on existings structures. Alterations, renovations, and new dwellings. interior and exterior work.

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L n B Construction Ltd

Joined May 2016

We are a small to medium company specialising in renovations and alterations in the Central, Western and North Shore areas of Auckland. The company has been established for over 18 years, with both directors having been in the industry for over 30 years. We are Licenced Building practitioners (LBP) and as foundation members of New Zealand Certified Builders we offer the Halo 10 year residential g...

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Casabello Construction Limited

Joined March 2020

Hi, we are licensed building practitioners with over 25 years experience in new builds, renovations, and additions. We specialise in complex renovations and new builds. We are honest, hard working, and detail orientated. We have excellent communication skills, can stick to a budget and deadlines, and can provide a project management platform so you can track progress. We strive to meet our clients...

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Collaine Construction

Joined April 2019

Hello, Collaine Construction is a well-established building and construction business with 12 years experience that offers any type of building work from small jobs to big jobs. We can take care of all your needs from start to finish with reasonable pricing and high quality. Offering a wide range of ideas to suit your budjet. Licensed Builder 2020 Awarded member

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Smooth Transformations Ltd

Joined August 2019

Our services include but are not limited to: NEW HOMES At Smooth .builders we are passionate about building unique homes that are a pleasure to live in. RENOVATIONS Smooth builders are renovation specialists committed to making your home more comfortable and stylish. KITCHENS Our services are fully managed and we work closely with the top kitchen designers and furniture makers. BATHR...

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Belac Builders Ltd

Joined February 2021

Hi, I've been building for 8 years doing quality residential and light commercial renovations, Additions, Pergolas ,Decks and Fences, I pride myself in punctuality and finishing work the way I would want it in my own home -Bcito qualified -Licensed building practitioner Instagram : Belacbuilders_ltd Facebook : Belac builders LTD

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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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Mason Construction 2019 Limited

Joined December 2020

Hi Our business specialises in Residential and Commercial building Maintenance and Repairs We are a very professional team and work hard to meet your requirements We are a one stop shop Call or email our friendly team to discuss

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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. ...

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