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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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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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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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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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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 r

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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Kitchen sink

Posted 1 year ago

we need a kitchen sink unit reglued to the granite bench top its mounted underneath the bench is a sink and a half with an waste unit as well not a huge job by the looks of it cheers

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Lichen removal and deck staining

Posted 5 months ago

Our owners would please like a quote for the linchen to be removed and also wood staining which will slow the regrowth of lichen?

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Repairs

Posted 6 months ago

need to replace shower unit, and small minor jobs around house

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Pantry doors

Posted 1 year ago

We need two new doors built, painted and fitted in our kitchen pantry.

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Front deck support

Posted 2 years ago

I need extra timber installed to support pillars for a new ballustrade. Work required covers about 6 metres. Must be quality work as finish will front property. Qualified carpenters only, please.

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Minor Repairs

Posted 2 years ago

Hole in wall needs re gibing. Small bathroom window won't close, likely shave down. Small panel on outside of house needs securing

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Structural engineer

Posted 4 months ago

Needing house and deck concents for hillside for earthquake affecttive home

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Coastguard Lyttelton

Posted 2 years ago

At Coastguard Lyttelton we need some repairs to a building that will last up to 3 years as the plan is to build new. The toilets and showers require work to make then warm and usable. We have a plumber volunteer but need a builder to do the carpentry. I am the president at the unit. If you know an electrician that would be a bonus. Cheers

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Deck structure

Posted 1 year ago

Decking post on one corner completely fallen over. House is going to be re levelled, need someone (or 2) to help either brace it ready for lift (preferrable) or completely take apart and re-build. Would prefer the cheapest option. Would like more posts so that the deck is not reliant on the house to stand. Open to ideas or suggestions for the best solution. It is 2 stories high with no drive on access to the site.

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Replace 2 floor joists Corsair Bay, Lyttelton

Posted 2 years ago

Need two floor joists replaced due to damp and rot. Joists are easy to access as large open area under house. See photos. Location Corsair Bay, Lyttelton.

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Decking restoration.

Posted 2 years ago

Restore two decks. Sand off the old flaking paint and re-paint or stain a black colour. The decks are 4.5 x 2.5 m and 3.5 x 2 m.

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Build a Chicken Run/Coop

Posted 1 week ago

I pretty much just need a standard run with a door access and aviary/bird mesh so quail cant escape. Will need a mesh ceiling/roof aswell. W 2m x L 3m x H 2.5m You can build on site at birdlings flat or deliver. Pics to give a rough idea. Would prefer between $300-700. Please message me a quote.

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Bathroom

Posted 3 weeks ago

I need a wall built and gibbed for a small bathroom to be installed. Picture 1:This would entail removing the gib and framing of of a small closet and picture 2 &3 moving and reframing two doors. Also access to attic crawl space be be moved

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Joinery in character newer house needed before end of year.

Posted 9 months ago

Hello, we’ve bought a newer build house that needs some joinery/storage solutions in the following spaces: - guest groom (wall/Murphy bed + cupboards) - dining room (built in storage, dining bench, etc) —this may mean that we need the bench top extended in the kitchen and potentially more tile laid down. We would ideally like to get this job going as soon as possible so it can be done when the space is needed in mid/late December.

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Coving & doors

Posted 7 months ago

We require approx. 2 x 2.5 meters & 1 x 140mm coving/cornice (supplied) fastening to an extended wall & fitting existing internal mitres. Also planing two doors for allowance of new carpet.

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Two sets of steps

Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a labour only estimate. The job is to build two sets of steps leading from our house to the back garden. We are 0.5m above ground level and the steps are specified as attached. There is an opportunity for some minor carpentry work inside finishing the architraves and skirting boards and installing bi-fold doors if you're interested. Inspections welcome.

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Victoria Barson

Posted 5 months ago

We are keen to reseal and replace/cover our upstairs Butanol deck (with wood decking pref) to ensure water tight & match the look of our outside wooddeck downstairs.

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Cedar window joinery rebate routering needed

Posted 1 year ago

We need 30 window rebates in cedar frames routered deeper to suit thicker glass, we will remove the glass and putty, just need somebody to make the rebates about 12mm deeper, possibly 2 or 3 days work, happy to meet onsite to go over this job for a quote or just supply your day rate, we will need it done next week if possible.

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Deck Design with a view

Posted 1 year ago

Hello - we are having earthquake repairs done to our house at the moment and would like to shout ourselves a new deck at the end of it! We'd like someone to give us some ideas though, to make best use of the views/space.

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Find Carpenters in Banks Peninsula

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.

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Bethel Buildings Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi, we are professional company and have high attention to detail whether it be large or small jobs. We specialize in renovations and alterations but are equally capable of new builds.

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Ash A B Razek Building Services

Joined July 2018

I've been in the Building/Painting industry for 7 years, I specialize in fencing and decking and I'm working hard to progress my business, I have experience with EQC repairs, Private Renovations, Light commercial and newly built homes. Very motivated and passionate about my work and have a strong team of tradesman behind me. Honest prices, punctual and work to giving customers the best value for...

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Carl Taylor Builders

Joined July 2019

Carl Taylor Homes has been trading since 1999 and we are members of the CBS ( Combined Building Suppliers Co -Operative ). Carl Taylor Homes has developed a reputation in Christchurch and the Canterbury region as builders of quality homes, specialising in the construction of semi-commercial and residential buildings, architectural design and construction, project management and building mainten...

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Robertson Built

Joined March 2018

We are a small company looking to make a big impact in our region. We are committed to providing a great service at a the best possible price. Contact us today for more information, we are always looking for our next challenge.

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Victor Grant Building Ltd

Joined September 2018

Hi, I have been building,renovating &repairing houses for 25 years plus... I am a licence Building Contractor,who speciality is prompt,personal service.

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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 the customer happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please search my business name in Facebook to see photos of pre...

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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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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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Grasshopper G&L

Joined July 2017

Hi. I have worked within the trades industry for the last 20yrs both in the uk and here for the last 13yrs. I Have worked in the following industries : Landscaping & Gardening Painting (inc exterior & roof work) Building (site manager in Chch rebuild) I also do design work and consultations I am prompt, punctual, polite and will keep you involved throughout the process. So if you have some...

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Dans Reno

Joined February 2018

Hi, I am a sole trader and I have my NZQA level 4 in carpentry I have been building for 14 years all over Africa and in Chrischurch for the last 5 years. I have done many jobs for home owners in Christchurch with good results. I specialise is bathroom renos, redo bed rooms, car ports, decks, fences, veggie gardens, garage shelving etc. I will work along side my client to achieve the best end resu...

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Hansen tranter contracting ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T contracting Ltd is a new company specialising in driveways and landscaping. We are also involved in handymen work and cleaning services. Look forward to hearing from you.

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edgeler contracting ltd

Joined April 2011

hi,we have been in the building game for twenty three years and aim our services at the smaller building jobs,ie fencing,sheds,decks,pathways,paving and renovations.we also under-take alot of work on farms and life-style blocks. with the can do attitude,there isnt much we cant reslove and to the highest standards. full insurance and owner opperated. free quotes and materials can be supplied.EQC,ha...

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Gintas Renovation NZ

Joined October 2016

I've been renovating houses for 15+ years. I focus on getting the job done fast and in high quality while maintaining reasonable prices. My main goal is to understand my client's vision and manifest it as they wish. There are no big or small jobs, all jobs accepted. To see my work you can visit gintas.co.nz

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LDH CONTRACTING

Joined October 2017

We have Contractors based in every major city throughout New Zealand operating under Labour-Day-Hire Contracting. Our business is to provide Expert Project Management offering Competitive Wholesale Pricing, but if preferable, we also cover General Labour Only. We cater to all forms of Home Renovations, Landscaping and General Construction. Enquire now to discuss your requirements.

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R W Steele Builders Ltd

Joined September 2010

We are a 50 year old family business. Work undertaken is of a professional standard. We believe customer satisfaction is the utmost, wtih immense attention being paid to detail. A high level of communication is necessary. All types of work are undertaken, whether this be a new home, alterations or additions to existing homes, kitchen and bathroom upgrades, decks and pergolas. We have the ab...

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Tradesman

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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Gw builders ltd

Joined May 2016

With over 25 years of experience in the construction industry we are small family business of qualified reliable builders with a high standard in every job we face.. guaranteed to please! Specialising in: *Light Comercial *Architectural builds *New builds *Renovations/extentions *Landscaping *All forms of concrete work No jobs to big or small!

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CMC

Joined July 2019

We are a residential refurbishment company with over 15 yrs of experience in property maintenance and refurbishment. We also have the capability for foundation installation and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing a high quality service at an affordable price.

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Precise Building Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2019

With seven years experience working hands on in the field of earthquake repairs to foundations of all types including -Type A ( timber floor with piles only) - Type B ( timber floor with piles and perimeter foundation) - Type C (concrete slab-on-grade) Precise Building Solutions Ltd is offering the wider Canterbury community a complete repair...

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A D White Builders ltd

Joined August 2016

Registered Master Builder with over 15 years in the trade. Quality and accountability comes standard with no job too small and I'll work in with clients to ensure that work gets completed on budget and on time. I specialise in renovations / additions and maintainance. I can take care of the project management or work in with clients and their projects as needed.

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