Trusted Carpenters.
NZ wide.
Sorted.

Learn more about the trades we cover.

Latest carpentry articles

Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering carpentry related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

Cabinet Makers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

Cabinet makers use woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and furniture. The fundamental focus of cabinet makers is the production of cabinetry. Although they may also produce items that would not be recognised as cabinets, however the same skills and techniques apply. A cabinet may b

Read more

5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

Read more

8 Questions You Should Ask a Kitchen Contractor

Posted 23/04/13

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or ripping it out, you need to speak with a kitchen contractor. You also need to have some ideas about what you'd like your new kitchen to look like.  Kiwi kitchens are often busy spaces where activities as diverse as socializing, preparing meals or doing

Read more

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

Read more

Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

Read more

Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

Read more

The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? 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?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

Read more

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

Read more

6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

Read more

Recent jobs posted

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

Deck extension

Posted 6 hours ago

Wanting to get a 5m x 5m (approx.) extension to our deck and replace timber on the top of original deck.

Read more

External door replacement

Posted 9 hours ago

Remove old external door and install new one. New door needs holes cut for handle and lock. Door frame does not need to be replaced as far as I’m aware.

Read more

Outdoor Wooden Stair Rail Repair

Posted 10 hours ago

We have a rotting wooden stair rail and support that needs to be replaced. Half of the rail has come away. Its probably classified as a small job.

Read more

Catio

Posted 10 hours ago

I am after a catio approximately 7m x3m up against the house. Also possibly a second smaller catio on the other side of the house similar to the photos below

Read more

Install dryer on wall and duct it to outside.

Posted 13 hours ago

I have a small dryer that I would like installed on the wall above my washing machine with ducting to outside

Read more

Maintenance

Posted 13 hours ago

replace front external door install external door to existing porch rehang 2 internal doors replace kitchen door replace garage side door Possibility of building a small 1mx2m porch at front door

Read more

Building a pergola

Posted 13 hours ago

Building a timber pergola attached to the house. Requiring a clear lite roof on it. No more than 20 sq mtr total area. To be constructed between the 2 white columns coming out from the house and posts put into the ground out from the paving area.

Read more

French door installation

Posted 14 hours ago

Looking for a builder to install French doors in place of an existing window (brick cladding) door is same size as existing window profile

Read more

Pergola (aluminum or timber)

Posted 16 hours ago

Quotes for pergola required for backyard deck.

Read more

Floors

Posted 16 hours ago

We had some water damage last winter due to a leaking ranch slider. Now everything is nice and dry we need someone to replace about 2m2 of floorboard. We also need 4 floor tiles to be replaced.

Read more

Replace deck

Posted 16 hours ago

Would like a rotten deck to be replaced and rebuilt. I would also like the height of the deck to be dropped a little at the same time. Not worried about the polycarb roof but will need to keep the fence if it can be reused.

Read more

S&R Decking

Posted 18 hours ago

Require 24m2 to be paved. Partly covered in existing concrete and able to covered over.

Read more

Landlord Compliance

Posted 19 hours ago

Replace Laundry tub, tidy up underfloor polyester, install rangehood an Bathroom fan, repair front fence and re hang gate.

Read more

Deck requires rebuild

Posted 1 day ago

New deck 2 nd story elevation old would house will require water tightness skill deck is joined to the house .like for like no consents needed

Read more

Windows

Posted 1 day ago

Need some woodwork repaired and windows shaved

Read more

New deck

Posted 1 day ago

Would like price to build a new deck to extend our covered area. Size prox 4x7m

Read more

Deck off back of house

Posted 1 day ago

I need a deck built at ground level at back of house off ranch slider. It is L shaped with first bit 6m long x 3.5 wide then around corner its 2m from house x 3.5 long to meet rest of deck. I would like it in premium pine. There is a concrete pad on the bigger part.

Read more

Timber window sill replacement

Posted 1 day ago

We have retrofit double glazing windows currently being installed. The installers have discovered rotten outdoor window sills on two windows in the bathroom that need to be replaced before they can install the double glazing units. Looking for repair within the next few weeks to allow them to complete the installation.

Read more

Bracing wall before removing

Posted 1 day ago

We would like you to brace above wall. We will then remove the wall once done. Ideally as soon as possible.

Read more

HOUSE REPAIRS AT CLIVE

Posted 1 day ago

1) Repair weatherboards on house prior to painting 2) Repair and alter and extend a small amount of deck 3) Replace cracked planel in Pinex ceiling

Read more

Recent carpentry reviews

With over 156,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Replacing decking timber.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior front door steps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Main Door Installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Couple of sticking doors to realign

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

roof trim repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

REPLACE KWILA DECK ON BALCONY

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

replace weather boards and replace/repair porch

Work carried out by an employee of the company

14th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Patch floor where fireplace was removed - may be other units wanting same #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Broken tracks on wardrobe and broken rail/runner in kitchen cupboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair front and back deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

timber deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Porch modification

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Lyns serenity deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Builder needed this week before exterior painters start

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rear Deck stabilizing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rena Place #3

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fit external door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

3 Small carpentry maintenance jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace deck railing & strengthen support posts - small deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
Get started now! Post your job for free and find the right tradie. Post your job for free, now!