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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Roof added onto Patio

Posted 5 months ago

Would like Pergola/Patio roof with sides

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Pergola kitset Al

Posted 2 years ago

I have two aluminum pergola to erect one 4.65 X 3.9 and 4 X 1.6 m. It is in kitset form and comes with instructions. Ideally it needs to be completed by 6th Sept.

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Add Additional Rafters to a 3m * 4m Shed

Posted 3 months ago

Need to remove the Barge Board and slide in from the Barge Board 4 additional rafters and perlins to suit. Strapping and bracing required for perlins / rafters. Need to reinforce a Roof to mount a water tank steel frame on roof. warrenfrancisbach at g mail com for more information,. thanks.

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Kitchen Cabinet

Posted 1 week ago

I urgently require the shelf and door of a cabinet above fridge cove to moved upwards 100-200mm

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Mums sun trap

Posted 3 weeks ago

Exterior boards have warped not sure if need replacing or need securing again

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Hen house

Posted 2 years ago

Putting up a hen house and fence/netting around this space.

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Wallpaper tears

Posted 1 year ago

Need to repair wallpaper tear by our rappit

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Deck & fence to finish

Posted 1 year ago

would like a new deck , attached to house … wood (at this stage) … approx 7x3metres and 500mm high … with small concrete pavers (supplied) set out on ground that needs levelling … above the deck, and down one end, would like a frame work to take a decorative metal panel .. to run the 7 meters but not as wide .... fence is about 11 to 12 metres long and need as high as you can legally go? ... coloursteel to match the roof if poss ... would like the job done asap of course :) ... but within th...

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Rotted floor boards replacement

Posted 2 weeks ago

Have bora rot in floor boards in one bedroom so need replacements. Need obligation free quote to have replaced.

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Mantelpiece and odd jobs

Posted 1 year ago

In need of a carpenter with an eye for detail to put on a mantelpiece around the fire place. Mantelpiece needs cutting to size with 4 Angel cuts. I have attached picture of fire place. Mantel will sit on top of bricks. Unsure what is the best way to attach mantel piece is Also needing help with odd jobs such as windows not closing properly, picture and towel rails hung.

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7 internal doors

Posted 1 year ago

I do not think the indicated job price is accurate. I need quotes. Depends on quality of doors. Supply and install 7 new varnished internal doors with new door handles (these will be supplied). Dispose of old doors.

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Maggie Brown

Posted 2 years ago

I have a few broken floor boards under my carpet that urgently need repaired, and after repair to lay the carpet back down

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Wood Pile Shed

Posted 8 months ago

Carpenter / Apprentice required to build a small wood box to hold firewood up at my Bach at Lake Clearwater past Mt Somers. All timber materials on site, just need nailgun and a smile. Prefer to contra the work for some time in leui up at the Bach - prob about one days work, happy to pay petrol return :) ideas??

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Lift and Relay existing carpet

Posted 2 years ago

We have a clients home we need to repair a crack to the floor slab. There is approximately 15m2 of carpet to be lifted for us to carry out repairs and then relayed after work is complete. There is also 0.5m2 of vinyl to be lifted in bathroom and toilet area. We are hoping to complete this job either end of January or beginning of February.

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Villy's

Posted 1 month ago

to build a pergola on our deck 4m x5 m No time frame

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Ceiling leak

Posted 1 year ago

Fix ceiling leak coming from roof

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Baseboards under house

Posted 1 year ago

I need to have the base boards completed under the house for code of compliance and other work needed but unsure if it’s all the same person. Contact for a chat

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Pergola

Posted 1 year ago

Construct an open ended pergola attached to side of house with clear Suntuff roofing 2.5mx18m.

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Remove wall Ashburton

Posted 2 years ago

Have a wall I'm wanting to remove to widen doorway. There is a picture rail running around the top third of the room which I want to leave intact so just need wall removed to the door/picture rail height.(see pics) Have no idea if loaded bearing or not but hoping not as supporting roof beams etc will stay.. :)

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Weatherboard Cladding Replacement

Posted 1 year ago

Replace existing rotten Weatherboard on South side of house by Kitchen window, Seal and repaint.

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Kinabuild

Joined February 2021

We are a licensed building company based in Christchurch and a proud member of New Zealand Certified Builders Assn. There is no job too small for us. We can help with any residential or commercial building work such full build, renovations, alterations, fit outs, repairs, & more.

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GRAB HIRE also trading as GCM BUILDING SERVICES

Joined March 2013

Hi my name ia Gary . I’ve got a Grab lorry that’s ready to grab your materials . I’ve also got a Komatsu 3 ton digger for your excavations . Quick prompt service. Collecting green waste Rubbish Concrete Soil removals I can also deliver I can also grab a load over a fence or deliver a load over a fence . I can transport 8 tons of concrete or soils Or ap40 The list is endless ....

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Dans Renovations

Joined February 2018

Dan's Renovations is a small company run by the owner Daniel. Dan has his LBP License and NZQA level 4 in carpentry and has been doing building & renovating for 15 years all over Africa and in Christchurch for the last 6 years. He has done many jobs for home owners in Christchurch with good results. He specializes in bathroom renos, kitchen renos, car ports, house extensions, decks, fences, veggie...

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Felarca Builders Limited

Joined March 2019

Hi we have the right experience, knowledge, tools,peoples to do big or small from A to Z jobs.for Residential and Commercial like Decking ,Fencing, Cladding, Framing, Concreting, Plastering, Painting, Suspended,Ceiling, Tiling. We are very professional and hard work to meet deadlines for projects completion. We pride ourselves on providing quotes and then completing job on budget

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DS Built ltd

Joined October 2014

Hi I have 14 years experience in the residential construction industry both here in NZ and a stint in the UK. We specialize in new architectural builds, but also do smaller jobs; renovations and extensions, bathrooms, retaining walls, custom decks and outdoor areas. We are very professional and pride ourselves on working hard to meet deadlines and budgets.

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Fridd Construction

Joined November 2020

Fridd Construction prides itself on building quality homes, farm builds and renovations. Richard the owner has been building for near 20 years. You can rely on Richards expertise, honesty, efficiency and quality with every aspect of your build.

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H&J's PAINTING & DECORATING

Joined July 2014

Highly skilled painters and decorators With over 25 years experience in the trade. We have a wide range of experience from Light commercial residential new housing and roof restoration. We do wallpapering inc wallpaper stripping decorative papers lining papers ,Spray painting inc spray finishing to doors. Plastering inc level 5 & skim coats fiber fuse wall repair systems . Water-blasting...

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Abacus Building Maintenance

Joined October 2014

hi i am a licensed building practioner tradesman carpenter main line of work is building maintenance of all types,i do a lot of bathroom renovations supply and install working with only registered tradesman all types of work undertaken

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SP Build Solutions

Joined April 2019

SP Build Solutions Ltd is more than just your standard building company. With the directors/staff covering numerous trades it means we can streamline your project in house. Only needing to sub contract the specialist trades ( eg: plumbing, electrical, ect). This helping keep all projects on time and more importantly on budget. LICENCED BUILDING PRACTITIONER

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SS The Builder & Property Maintenance

Joined June 2017

SS The Builder & Property Maintenance are experts of building and glazing, repairing things made from wood. These could be wooden structures, furniture, shelves, rafters, cabinets, drywall, siding, dressers, door frames, beds, stairways, building frameworks, toughened glass, frameless shower, pool fences, balustrade, splashbacks and the list goes on. Do you need a carpenter in Christchurch or...

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TW Plastering and Building

Joined April 2015

I am a highly experienced builder with great attention to detail. I truly believe in making my customers happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I love having creative and functional spaces. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some of this to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please...

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Home Renovation Specialists

Joined May 2020

Our team provides high quality, yet affordable renovations that can be customised to suit your needs. We can help you modify and create a seamless space whatever it may be; Bathroom, Kitchen. Get in touch with us today! We also have a team of experienced Builders for any New Builds you may want priced.

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Top corner construction limited

Joined July 2018

Personally I have been in the Residential construction industry for 8 years, I specialize in Fencing, Decking, Pergolas also Interior linings and finishing My experience comes from a background in EQC repairs, Private Renovations, Light commercial and newly built homes. I am expanding into a managment role now as I have a highly skilled group of tradesmen behind me who can tackle most jobs, From...

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Mitre Ben Construction Limited

Joined March 2016

Hi My name is Ben, and I run a small carpentry business servicing Canterbury and beyond. We specialise in new builds, renovations & hard landscaping I am happy to come to you and discuss what you are needing done, at a time that suits you. I am a Licenced Building Practitioner as well as being a Qualified Carpenter. Thanks for taking the time to check us out, Ben Powley

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Limitless Property Services

Joined December 2019

Hi there, My name is Dan and i'm a local from Christchurch. I am currently living in the Selwyn area, where I have recently just built my own home. -I am a qualified builder who is also LBP accredited (Licensed Building Practitioner) with over 13 years experience in carpentry. -I am also a skilled excavator operator with 3 years in heavy civil works. -I have my own 1.7T digger, 2.5...

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ADECONSTRUCT LIMITED

Joined March 2015

ADECONSTRUCT offers the following services: Bathroom renovation Tiling. vinyl and Carpet Handyman Solid Plastering..modified plastering. Exterior &interior plastering. Painting. bricklayng Waterproof Swimming pools Bricklayng

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Austin Anderson

Joined January 2010

Hi. I have been renovating and repairing houses since 1988. Bathroom renovations are a major part of my work, however, I am very happy to renovate any part of your house. Decks are a specialty. Skylights are also in my expertise. I have a team of qualified tradesmen to cover all aspects of your renovation. Covid 19 plan in place . I like to get an idea what you’d like to spend before ar...

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JG Sumby Builders Ltd

Joined April 2011

Sumby Builders are an experienced team dealing with all aspects of residential construction. We strive on Customer satisfaction, so we pay close attention to detail and focus on a positive end result that everyone is happy with. We are available to quote all jobs from easing a door to new house builds. Also able to undertake Earthquake work eg. demo work, roofing, making buildings watertight and s...

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Ghs Building limited

Joined January 2019

We are a team of four builders 3 qualified and one apprentice we work under certified builders and lpb so you know you are going to get a good quality service. We can do any building work from new builds to garden sheds we have a show home that people are more than welcome to come a visit to see what we can offer you

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Farrell Build

Joined August 2018

Farrell Build is a local Christchurch based construction company. We are family owned & operated with over 30+ years of trusted industry experience. Offering a wide range of services which include; Architectural builds, Renovations & EQC Repairs

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