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Your guide to Building in Whangarei

Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeoples Accreditations

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to use? Is an industry based accreditation offer the same as one from the government? We’re here to dive into the mysteries of what the most common accreditations are. Let’s jump on in! There are 10 common accreditations to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering standards within their industries. Registered Master Builders Association A Registered Master… (view full article)

Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in New Zealand Homes

One of the most popular selling points of a kiwi home is the indoor outdoor flow. Whether you’re thinking of selling or just want to realise the potential of your home and the plot it stands on, considering indoor outdoor flow is important. The secret to unlocking the potential of both spaces is blurring the boundaries between inside and outside. This works regardless of the size of your garden compared to the size of your home. Select from our great ideas below to improve indoor outdoor… (view full article)

The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

The tiny home movement has definitely come to New Zealand, especially since the Christchurch earthquakes which have seen kiwis both living out of and doing business out of remodelled containers. But why has the tiny house movement gained so much traction and caused excitement lately? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design? Since the mid 1940s we've seen the average size of a kiwi home almost double… (view full article)

Mid to Upper Range Bathroom Renovation Costs & Ideas

This is part three in a four part series where we’ll discuss what features to expect for $3,000 to $100,000-plus when undertaking bathroom renovations and what you need to help you plan your bathroom renovation. This week we're looking at bathroom renovation costs for: Mid Range Bathroom Renovation Costs ($12,000 to $30,000) Location, cost of labour and materials all play a part in the costing of a bathroom renovation.  The average bathroom renovation job in Auckland will definitely cost… (view full article)

Budget Bathroom Renovation Costs - what you can expect

Last week we discussed getting started with bathroom renovation costs.   Like all home renovation projects, there’s 3 levels of renovating: good, better and absolute best. In this series of #bathroom #renovation articles we’ll walk you through the basics regardless of your budget. This week: The Basic Budget Bathroom Renovation (from $3000-$12000) It’s likely you may not be able to move a lot of plumbing around, but you could replace and update fixtures and fittings off the shelf.… (view full article)

Global Day of Parents 2014: Is your home friendly & safe for your Mum & Dad?

The Global Day of Parents 2014 is observed on the 1st of June and provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship. People are living longer and with this may come a declining mental ability or physical mobility. Although retirement homes have their place, your aging parents most likely will prefer staying in their own homes for as long as possible. Even if… (view full article)

Reviews of Whangarei Builders

Vinyl needs laying

9th February 2017
Workmanship4
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Great prompt communication (from homework and his subcontractor). Did what was asked in what I considered record time and for a good price. Would be happy to reuse should I require flooring services in future.”

Work carried out by a subcontractor


Re-grouting bath

30th July 2017
Workmanship4
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Gavin was punctual and proactive. Did what he promised when he said. Unobtrusive in the home. I have no hesitation in recommending both him and his work.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Tree and hedge trimming

19th August 2017
Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Steve did a great job and left everything very tidy. It was all done for a great price.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “Thanks yes was a big improvement nice &tidy coming up the driveway &yes a fair price thank you appreciated”


ASAP Builder Required

1st March 2017
Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Scottie was great and did what I required in a timely and professional manager. I intend to work with him again and can recommend him.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Hi
I have had a great experience with Kieren from New Vision so far, his communication is excellent and his knowledge of product/service fantastic, and he will try and get you the best deal on materials without impinging on quality. Unfortunately due to service not being so great from designers and still working through purchase of Property and coucil consent, the build is still a fair way of. Kieren went out of his way to help me and gave me good contacts for other services.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Doggie Day Care Centre

13th February 2017
Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Mat was brilliant. He gave us a fair price and got started at short notice over a holiday period, made the deadline and followed up with some finishing touches we later requested. We definately recomend Mats Engineering.”

Work carried out by a subcontractor

Recent jobs posted in Whangarei

Hi I'm looking for someone to convert my van (Mitzi L300 short wheelbase) to a camper, so me and my dog Tui can see some more of our beautiful country! We are after a space to cook by the rear door and a bed in the…


I have high pitched 2 storey house and have complete drawings and BC for an approx.5m x 1.5m two storey extension to enlarge existing downstairs bathroom and add new bathroom upstairs. New extension to be clad in…


I have a 3 bedroom 1 bathroom 1 toilet and open plan living, dining & kitchen all located on the top floor. I want to turn the open plan living area into a large Master Bedroom + Ensuite. One of the bedrooms I would…


As a family business, started by Keith Hay in 1938, Keith Hay Homes literally stakes it’s name and reputation on customer satisfaction The Whangarei Branch of Keith hay Homes is experiencing a busy period and…


As a family business, started by Keith Hay in 1938, Keith Hay Homes literally stakes it’s name and reputation on customer satisfaction. We are currently experiencing a busy period and require a carpenter to construct…


Looking for someone to price and build an outdoor covered area. Will attached a picture is possible. Just a pole structure 2.5 x 4m gable type roof shape with no walls. Ridge beam down the middle - wanting to hang a…


As a family business, started by Keith Hay in 1938, Keith Hay Homes literally stakes it’s name and reputation on customer satisfaction. We are currently experiencing a busy period and require a carpenter to construct…


Small bedroom with old plasterboard & soft ceiling - needs replacing with GIB plasterboard & insulation to outer walls & replace coving. Prefer if you can Gib stop as well. Budget is higher than this but there is a…


We required a qualified builder to over see and build a timber barn, very easy layout with an indsutrial type of feel, for example open plan living, polished concrete, exposed beams etc


Floor in toilet needs replacing. See photo. Negotiable on price not sure how much this job will cost. Thanks


I have a dream! It's a dream that my husband and I can find a reliable builder, that charges a fair price for a great job. In Auckland where we live, it would appear that we are more likely to see a pig take off…


My client has some BOH movable racking which needs some repairs. The fault lies underneath the unit and the shelving on one bay would need to be unloaded also to access the fault. It currently gets stuck about once a…


To start with we would like a quote for replacing rotten wood along concrete deck and around ranch slider in the front of house. Photos attached from building inspection. Photos show work needed doing.


1/Small room (possibly 2) needs insulating and lining. 2/ Closing in 2 alcoves. Framing, Gib, Doors required.


I would like a double garage (1 and 1/2 length ) with a shower & toilet. I also need a rainwater system and septic tank installed at the same time. Bare plot in Whananaki. We are currently offshore, but will work with…