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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)

Walk in Shower or Wet Room? Consider the Benefits

The pressures of modern life have contributed towards us having hectic lifestyles, while we constantly rush around without time to relax and enjoy ourselves. Add to this the need to save money on heating and water, and you’ve got one of the biggest contributing reasons to the increased popularity of a walk in shower compared to a bath tub. If you want to be well-informed about the benefits of a walk in shower, then this article will help you. Always seek the expert assistance of a trusted… (view full article)

Featured Builders in Whangarei

Wild Contracts — Wild Contracts can turn your wildest ideas into reality with a fully equiped and professional team.

Qualified Carpenter / Builders
Any building work undertaken.
Along with qualified and time served painters, plumbers, sparkys and even designers.

Qualified Arborist / Tree work Landscaping
Hedge trimming / pruning
Garden maintenance
Site clearance
Garden design
Any aspect of landscaping

We pride our selfs in customer satisfaction, ensuring the best job at the best price.
COASTSCAPE Premium Landscape Solutions — Coastscape, a premier team that provides a comprehensive suite of premium landscape solutions to 'create your ultimate outdoor environment'

Coastscape scope of activities are in the North Shore, Kaipara, Whangarei, Bay of Islands and Far North Regions delivering three disciplines of Landscape Solutions to the Residential and Commercial Sector's:

- Landscape Design and Architecture
- Landscape Build and Install
- Landscape/Property Maintenance
- FREE Landscape Design Smartshe...
Mission Brothers — Hi we do building house and renovating we also do smaller jobs .we are work hard and professional to meet deadlines .
Kaipara Construction Limited — Hi there, I'm a trade qualified builder with many skills... just looking for work any thing big or small from Earthworks to carpentry and landscaping
c h building services — Hi, I am a licensed qualified builder. I do new residential houses,decks, fences,renovations any job big or small. I work hard and stick to deadlines. YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED!
Apex Tree Services — A passionate Arborist Horticulturalist with over 30 yrs experience Qualified working with plants and trees totally professional all work undertaken hedges removals shaping view restoration etc
very competive rates
All work considered

Reviews of tradespeople


“Adam was very professional and did a fantastic job. Would highly recommend.”

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“I accepted their contact, but then did not hear from them. So I phoned and they advised that they are really busy at the moment.”

Playground construction

25th November 2016

“Great work thanks Sione”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “Thanks very much for letting me do your job .”


“Very easy to deal with.”

concrete garage floor

10th December 2013

“Our job was done within the timeframe stated and is entirely what we asked to be done.Very satisfied thanks Gavin.From Bruce & Kathy”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “It was a pleasure to do the job. Thankyou for your custom. Any time you need us, don't hesitate to make contact. Kind regards, Gavin/Bruno.”


“All work quoted via text so was able to decline/accept/re-negotiate as required. Overall, good job done and would engage again”

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Recent Jobs in Whangarei

Job #175229
Floor in toilet needs replacing. See photo. Negotiable on price not sure how much this job will cost. Thanks

Job #158264
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…

Job #139457
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…

Job #138672
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.

Job #136348
1/Small room (possibly 2) needs insulating and lining. 2/ Closing in 2 alcoves. Framing, Gib, Doors required.

Job #135439
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…

Job #131546
7.3x6.3 Garage requires completion: Ceiling battons with man hole formation, wood set into steel C channel above garage door for fixing lining. removal and re installation of garage sectional door to enable wall…

Job #127734
Putting in French doors Putting gib on toilet wall and putting in window Getting sliding door for bath, currently a screen

Job #127081
Hello, I have a few little maintenance jobs for 95 Ruamanga Valley Road that I need help with this week please? These are tasks and some photos of the tasks: 1. Fix window in the second bedroom that does…

Job #123969
To build a Lean-to Carport coming from the side of house.With Iron roof but with a couple of Clear Polycarb for light. It will be approximately 3-4 wide x about 8 metres..but must view area to measure precise…

Job #123623
We require somebody to build and install a basic bed frame into an office space to make a day bed. The work involves removing a built in desk and constructing a basic bed frame and installing it into that space. The…

Job #121650
Hello - I would like some help please with replacing the timber studs at the base of my garage door at 95 Raumanga Valley Road.

Job #121644
Hello - I am after some general building maintenance and repair work to be completed on the front of the property at 95 Raumanga Valley Road being: 1) Fit additional timber support or fixing to the front timber…

Job #121637
Hello - I am after some general building maintenance and repair work to be completed on the front of the property at 95 Raumanga Valley Road being: 1) Fit additional timber support or fixing to the front timber…

Job #114710
We would like to remove the popcorn cielings in our Bach. Approximately 80sm.

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