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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Add Additional Rafters to a 3m * 4m Shed

Posted 6 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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Rotted floor boards replacement

Posted 3 months ago

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

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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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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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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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Mums sun trap

Posted 3 months ago

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

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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 4 months ago

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

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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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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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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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Kitchen Cabinet

Posted 2 months ago

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

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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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Ceiling leak

Posted 1 year ago

Fix ceiling leak coming from roof

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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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Wood Pile Shed

Posted 11 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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Roof added onto Patio

Posted 8 months ago

Would like Pergola/Patio roof with sides

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Wallpaper tears

Posted 1 year ago

Need to repair wallpaper tear by our rappit

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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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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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Top corner construction limited

Joined July 2018

We were established in the COVID 19 lockdown, while previously Ashraf the managing director was a sole trader for 2 years. Our team of qualified builders have a decade worth of experience in the building industry at minimum each. We specialize Residential building and have the skills, knowledge and work force to take on most jobs from complete renovations to the small jobs like boundary fences and...

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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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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NuVista Homes

Joined March 2014

Hi, We are NuVista Homes. We are a multi-award winning, family operated business with over 14 years of building experience in New Homes, Renovations, Alterations, Light Commercial work and General Building. We also offer in house interior design services 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...

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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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CS Built Ltd

Joined April 2021

Hi, we are a selwyn based company. We specialize in architectural and new builds but love getting amongst smaller jobs that get left behind by the big companies, from decks, extensions and small renovations. We are a small crew that prides itself in quality, eye for detail, competitive pricing and customer satisfaction.

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dmjbuildersltd

Joined August 2019

Hi, i've been building new houses an renoating old ones for the last 10 years. Also do smaller jobs. I pride myself on providing a competitive quote an doing a job to the client satisfaction

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We're the Miller's

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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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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Classic Timber Fences & ANDERSON PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Joined March 2016

Our small team at classic timber fences provides all the services connected with timber fence construction of any type or style. Comprising old fence demolition removal and disposal. New fence supply and construction and both pedestrian and driveway gate construction. As well as prep and painting / staining of these items if required. Also temporary fencing is available for security during the bui...

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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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Paintmasters

Joined March 2017

Trade qualified painting team.Seeking any job big or small! Will travel, competitive rates and free quotes. Experienced in various types of wall covering installation, all aspects of painting and decorating, competent in spray finishing, we also do any plastering/crack repairs. We work fast and efficiently - getting the job done right the first time! Can provide references of our work on request

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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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Rpm carpentry

Joined July 2020

Hi, I have been building and renovating homes, properties and businesses for 12 years and have exeptional experience in property maintenance and renovations. We are passionate about our work and love seeing the clients reaction to their homes becoming exactly what they wanted. We pride ourselves on offering a very competitive quote, completing the job on time and on budget with the utmost quali...

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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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Wilson Built Homes LTD

Joined February 2018

Hey there. We have many years of experience through the residential and commercial sectors in Canterbury now. We specialise in new builds, reno's, fences, decks, concrete works, general handyman work and so much more. We work and operate Wilson Built Homes with a lot of passion to ensure the clients dreams, ideas and needs are met. We handle every piece of material personally ensuring quality...

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More Than Handy

Joined July 2020

More Than Handy is a privately owned property maintenance and joinery business based in Christchurch and servicing the wider Canterbury region. Our high standards, professionalism and Workmanship Guarantees ensure our clients are 100% satisfied with our work from quote to sign off. From cutting a stray branch and hanging a door to shop fit-outs and kitchens, we have you covered.

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FM Construction NZ Limited

Joined March 2021

Hi all! I am a local LBP builder with 10+ years experience. I am capable of any size job big or small. I take pride in working hard and efficiently and I complete all work to a high standard, ensuring that my clients are happy throughout the process. I am happy to provide advice on renovation ideas and mostly have experience in the following areas: - New builds - Renovations - Foundations inc...

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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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