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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tukaki build #2

Posted 6 months ago

Extend back of garage by 3mtrs then convert the garage into a 1 brm sleepout with shower toilet and kitchenette and installing a 4.7x2.0 ranchslider on and windows

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New home

Posted 5 months ago

I am looking for a western BOP carpenter to quote on building my new WIhi Beach house after Xmas

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Build a versatile shed

Posted 1 month ago

to erect a 10.8 X 6.9 X 3.6 flat roof, 3 X roller Door, pa door, concrete floor, versatile shed. to be built within 3 months.

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Shower Tray Replaced

Posted 4 months ago

My shower tray has cracked and needs replacing ASAP. The floor underneath is concrete but there are bubbles of what I think is leaked water already under it. Am happy to order what is needed just need to know the measurements and any other specifics.

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Tukaki build

Posted 6 months ago

Remove 2 garage doors and replace with 4.7 mtr ranchslider, extend rear of garage by 3mtrs then convert the garage into a 1 brm sleepout with shower toilet and kitchenette, a fitting window to etc

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3 Bay farm shed

Posted 1 month ago

Wanting to get a 3 Bay farm shed built in Omanawa. Approx 10 m length, 6 m depth, 3.4 height. One bay to contain horses.

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Pot belly stove removal #2

Posted 5 months ago

I am needing someone to remove a pot belly fireplace including the brickwork etc (up wall and on floor- unsure if you have to remove the chimeney part? Wanting done on or after the 3rd of december. Its a wetback and is basically taking up valuable space and is unusable.

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New Home #2

Posted 5 months ago

Looking for a builder to construct my new Waihi Beach home on a labour only contract

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Wardrobes and doors

Posted 5 months ago

Need to build a wardrobe in spare room that has just been built and another storage/coats cupboard, fit door handle and build a frame to fit a set of folding doors as a partition fit an architrave around a door. Needing it all completed before 25th October if possible

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Small retaining wall

Posted 5 months ago

replace an existing small retaining wall about 450mm high 12 m long

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Cabin extension

Posted 5 months ago

Want to extend tiny home , 5 meters wide and 9 meters long . With stacker sliding doors out the front for that indoor outdoor flow . Sliding door on the side . Wanting to join a carport off it so we can park under it and walk straight into the new extended room . We live on Matakana Island . Barges run all day first barge is at 7.45am from Omokoroa , last barge from island to mainland is 4.30 pm . We can arrange accommodation on the island and would probably work better for us to save transport...

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Builder

Posted 2 months ago

Need repair from roof leak and water proof so no condensation

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House build #2

Posted 5 months ago

I want a builder to construct my new home labour only

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General Building work

Posted 4 months ago

Various Jobs Complete steps for a deck Repair leaking roof / secure a lose roof Finishing touches to gaps in doors/ skirting boards

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Foundations for a relocatable house

Posted 5 months ago

Hi everyone, I have changed from wanting piles to a concrete pad if anyone can still do the job. This is a cheaper option for me. The house is 137 sq meters, it is a 1960's brick cladding, aluminum joinery, tile roof, with native timber flooring. Need the house to be put on piles as I live on Maori land with occupancy rights from trustees, owners and Maori Land Court.

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Bracing Calculations for Consent

Posted 2 months ago

Car port addition . Submitted plan. Council has come back asking questions about bracing Calculations etc need help to finish Send back

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5 bay garage/car port

Posted 6 months ago

Wanting a 5 bay pole shed with 2x bays as a fully enclosed garage and concrete floor, the other 3 bays open on the front with just a dirt floor. The site is in a very large paddock with the ground slightly sloping away from the driveway so some groundwork will need to be done.

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Beach House #2

Posted 6 months ago

To build a 180m2 extension to an existing small house. Extension is single level with mono pitch roof, supported on 10m deep pile foundation. Extension can be built over summer on a labour only contract. full plans and specifications are available. Accredited Builders only please, must be able to sign off work with council.

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Beach House

Posted 6 months ago

To build a 180m2 extension to an existing small house. Extension is single level with mono pitch roof, supported on 10m deep pile foundation. Extension can be built over summer on a labour only contract. full plans and specifications are available.

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House Build

Posted 5 months ago

I want a builder top construct my new home

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Garage ceiling and bathroom renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Office wall

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shower Tray Replaced

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Garage ceiling and bathroom renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Office wall

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shower Tray Replaced

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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Keep construction

Joined August 2019

Keep construction 9 year as builder/carpenter constructing new build small and large renovating. and also small job time to time. Alway taking pride in the job. work to a schedule and get the job done on time.

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A&C CONTRACTORS NZ LIMITED

Joined May 2019

We are specialized in new builds and renovation, and we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We take pride in what we do and we make sure that whatever we do, will meet our client's needs. We provide competitive quotes and try to complete the jobs on budget. We always make sure that we hit our deadlines. We are here to help you along the way and to turn that piece of paper into reality. We woul...

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Oswald Construction Ltd.

Joined August 2013

At Oswald Construction we specialize in residential building from new builds, additions and renovations - big or small, outdoor entertaining areas and the like. We strive for excellence and provide high quality craftsmanship and can project manage any job - again big or small. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes.

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Classical Elements Limited

Joined December 2019

Hello we are a company that provides an array of services. We have a 3T Tipper truck and also trailers available with driver for cartage, section maintenance and repairs inside and out. Fencing/retainer walls. Welding and fabrication. Professional house cleaning, end of tenancy.

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Blair building

Joined March 2015

hi,weve been building new homes for thorne group for ten years.We specialise in new homes and renovations and will work hard to achieve all budgets and timeframes.A content and happy customer is our priority.

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Mecon Ltd painting services

Joined October 2012

What I can do for you. Interior painting. Prepping / sanding / sealing / priming Exterior painting any residential, commercial, industrial and using the right products for each paint job ;-) Roof painting Industrial painting two pack Altex/International/Hempel Intumescent paint application / inspections Fire proofing ( this is a airless spray application this can't be applied by roller at...

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Awesum Maintenance Services

Joined October 2019

We have many years experience of Property Maintenance and Renovations both domestic and Commercial. Each job is treated as though its our own. We are fully insured and all work is guaranteed. We work hard to satisfy our customers needs and understand timelines.

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TK Homes NZ Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi there, I'm Tom and I've been in the residential building industry for about 5 years and started my own building company, TK Homes, at the end of 2018. I generally work by myself and take on mostly small to medium size jobs, in sunny Tauranga and surrounding areas. I have a builder and a labourer who contract to me when needed for bigger jobs. I believe that remaining a small building company...

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Whittle Foundations

Joined June 2018

Specialist in Rib Raft Foundations, Conventional Foundations, all form work of driveways, footpaths , patio’s , removal of old existing concrete and top quality finish Also all walks of building from decks to renovation’s , to retaining walls and site clearing. Let the Whittle Foundations tend to your needs

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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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A J Tiling

Joined March 2011

Hi I have been in the building on the seen for around 41 years from new builds to do ups and also bought and sold houses , after building I did tiling and also water proofing and few course , these day I am happy to help out with and small jobs from flat pac install of kitchens and furniture and bathroom and doors and windows hardware and remove rotten wood .

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Bay 10 Builders

Joined February 2019

Bay 10 Builders is an experienced residential building company based In the Tauranga, Bay of Plenty Area (servicing Tauranga Area and beyond) By choosing Bay 10 you are choosing an experienced company with a proven track record of high-quality workmanship. Forming excellent working relationships with our clients is crucial to ensuring that the project is completed on time and within your budget...

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Urban Profession

Joined June 2019

Hi, I've been involved in the building industry for over 20 years and have a versatile range of skills. Given this background, I have decided to focus my work on residential repair and maintenance, and small alterations or improvements. Please feel free to call.

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NuVista Homes

Joined March 2014

Hi, I’m Brad Roberts, the Director of Nu Vista Homes. We are a family operated business with over 12 years of building experience in New Homes, Renovations, Alterations, Light Commercial work and General Building. We pride ourselves on making you happy and creating your project into our own master piece. This means we take the time to get to know you and understand what you want so that we c...

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Leading Edge Electrical

Joined August 2010

We have been operating in the Waikato region for about 10 years and in that time we have developed a soild,loyal client base. We have achieved this by offering a prompt,reliable,professional service at a competitive price. So if you are looking for a Electrician you can rely on, who communicates well & has a great team give us a call!

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Mr Jones Landscape and Renovation

Joined August 2016

Hi there, I've been renovating and landscaping properties for over 10yrs. I'm very professional, trustworthy and hard working. I pride myself on providing quality workmanship at a competitive price no matter what it is. Happy to meet up and discuss any job, big or small. Thanks, Craig 021 262 5670 www.mrjones.net.nz

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C1 ROOFING & ROOF REPAIRS

Joined February 2020

C1 roofing & Roof repairs is a locally trusted roofing service providing residential & commercial projects , Our team is The high end of roofing solutions here in the bay, providing top quality guaranteed workmanship. We take pride in our long lasting relationships with our clients , Our owner and operator Jayden Kani resides here in Mount Maunganui Tauranga (LBP) is BP135783

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BG Homes Limited

Joined July 2013

We are a family operated building company aimed at offering high level of client satisfaction and providing quality craftmanship. We cover both extensions/alterations and new builds.

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LTW ROOFING

Joined January 2018

Here at LTW ROOFING we are here to understand all your roofing needs to ensure the best outcome on your project. We offer a wide range of roofing services from commercial and residential New roofing, re roofing in both long run, spouting, edge protection, and repairs on concrete tile, decromastic, membrane and re screw , repaint using a airless spray gun system to give your roof the upmost durab...

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Dijon tiling ltd

Joined May 2011

We specialise in waterproofing/tiling bathrooms, showers, decks and reintaining walls. We are a team of 6 Tiler's in tauranga and 3 in hamilton. We do all tiling jobs from vanities to full houses. From 3 sq/m - 500sq/m. We are well known in the tauranga area but willing travel anywhere in the bay of plenty area and Waikato area.

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