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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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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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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

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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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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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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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.

Replace deck

Posted 10 months ago

Deck built in 1972 covered in cement board has leaked through and over time rotted the joists, stairs also rotted so need full replacement of deck, stairs and tidy /waterproof where attached to house. Approx 2.8m above ground so possible need scaffolding

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3 x 6m deck and steps to ground.

Posted 7 months ago

Hi there. Would appreciate a quote for a 6 x 3m deck off our cabin and steps on a 3m side to ground level. The height of the cabin is 70cms from ground level. Flat section, easy access. Thankyou🤙

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Back of House deck/walk way/retaining wall.

Posted 8 months ago

We would like to widen the walk way at the back of the house, adding a retaining wall about 1.5 metres high. The walk way , deck also needs leveling. It is very worn and needs complete replacement. About 12 metres long. Any time suits, the sooner the better. There are other areas of the house that need restoration but this is our first priority.

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Fix toilet floor

Posted 4 months ago

I think there are a few rotten boards around and maybe under toilet under old lino. I would like this fixed with any cheap floor board and then lino replaced. We have the lino.🙂 also hoping it could be done this Thursday, Friday or Saturday as we live in wellsford but will come up to Kaikohe to open house which is empty atm.

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44m2 deck to be built in May

Posted 6 months ago

I am looking to have a 44m2 deck built at 236 Redcliffs Road. The deck will need a balustrade as it is over 1.5m. I have plans done for the deck already.

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A Tidy Up

Posted 1 year ago

Hi there, Hi there, Can I get a quote for some work in desperate need inside and may be outside the house to tidy up and repair. I am looking at prices at the moment but will need work to start soon. Thank you.

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Floor repair job

Posted 1 year ago

The floor needs a check when walk over it makes funny noise.

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New deck install 13sqm

Posted 2 months ago

Hi there, we require a new deck install between two baches in Matawaia, Northland. Roughly 7m x 2.5 m

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Alteration & addition

Posted 11 months ago

Need pergola type cover? over back door area to stop weather ingress at base of door. Can accomodate stay over if required.

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Deck

Posted 6 months ago

4 meter by 2.5 meter deck on a sloping ground. with clearlite roof.no time frame but within the next 6 months.

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Pergola with polycarbonate roof

Posted 2 weeks ago

We currently have a shade sail supported by substantial poles and attached to our house. We want to replace this with a pergola with a polycarbonate roof. As the area of the structure is over 40sqm we need a licenced building practitioner to do the work. We are flexible with timeframe but would prefer ASAP.

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Deck work

Posted 9 months ago

Replace fibre cement boards on deck and re do some railings

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Bach Decking x2

Posted 4 months ago

Build deck 1 at front of house at ground level (concrete floor house), flat area. Deck 10m x3m. Build deck 2 at rear of house at ground level, flat area. 10mx3m. Build surround for outdoor shower, shower is fixed to out side of house over part of the rear deck. Prefer done by Christmas. Bach is empty, so builders can stay while building if from out of area.

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Commercial Maintenance

Posted 7 months ago

Fix a door and leaking in front of the building and more...

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Pergola

Posted 7 months ago

I would like a pergola roof above my 2 deckings. Back Side Deck pergola roof the measurement is: 6300 L x 2960 W x 2360 H Front Side Deck pergola roof the measurement is: 3840 L x 1200 W x 2600 So 2 separate quotes please for the back and side deck pergola roof and a another separate quote for the builders cost to put it together. If you need to come and look at the job I am in Opononi Far North. I can buy all the sheets of iron or whatever covering to attach to the frame, timber, screws,...

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Cabinet maker /carpenter

Posted 3 months ago

Hello , I am a French cabinet maker/carpenter with fourteen years of experience in different positions, I am looking for work during my year-long trip, I have a working Holiday visa. Currently in Northland, but I will traveling on both islands during my stay. Ideally I would like to make wooden houses, I am motivated, serious and qualified. I have a very poor level of English but my hands can work in all languages. Do not hesitate to ask me for my resume, I will send it to you with ple...

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Mandy bookcase

Posted 1 year ago

Removal of inbuilt book case. Relocate in ... nook and finish wall .no paint.

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Cut frame and mount a whiteboard

Posted 1 year ago

Cut frame and mount an existing damaged whiteboard about 2 metres by 1 1/2 meters

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Landlord Compliance

Posted 7 months ago

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

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Floor repair

Posted 1 year ago

Floor is in some places noisy please come and give me quote.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 174,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

wooden windows and replacement slide door with wood (from aluminium)

Work carried out by an employee of the company

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Job 1 a deck. Job 2 at a later date a downstairs room

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Deck work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace Front Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Decking Joe

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Green stripe construction limited

Joined December 2015

We have been building new homes and building renovations both large and small for over 20 years; specialising in asbestos inspection and removal. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget and time. We are very friendly and happy to discuss any sort of job you envision.

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Uncut Home Improvements

Joined May 2017

Hi We are a small business Myself and my Partner that take pride in our work .We will work to your budget and with you to complete a professional result . We have over 35 years in the Building Construction / Landscape Industry . We do everything from New Kitchens /Bathrooms, Complete make overs, Tiling, Maintenance of Rentals, House Painting Just ask Now with having a Digger and Truck we are abl...

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SLATES HANDYMAN SERVICES

Joined August 2012

Slates specialise in roof leak repair, Skylite change out. Chimney sweeping, gutter cleaning & repair. Moss treatments of roofs, concrete & paths. Detergent house washing & fly & spider treatment. Landscaping, tree trimming and all those jobs you don't want to do. Any questions please contact us through builders crack. Kind regards Steve.

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Five Star Contractors Ltd

Joined August 2015

Five Star Contractors Ltd are a registered NZ building company with qualified, licensed and insured tradesmen. Specializing in all aspects of residential building services from Re-Clads, New Builds, Extensions, Renovations, Alterations, Demolition, Decks, Fences, Landscaping, Concrete, Earthworks, Transport, Backyard Clean Ups, Maintenance and Organising All Other Trades. We can provide free quote...

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discount projects

Joined June 2016

Hi, I look for small projects to complete on weekends and evening where possible such as decks, aluminium joinery installation, fences, painting and much more. Service is provided at a reasonable rate.

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Ultimate Construction

Joined July 2015

Ultimate Construction is a premier construction company delivering high quality projects on time and on budget, with 20 years experience in all aspects of construction you can rest assured you have the best boutique builders in the industry. "THE DETAIL IS THE DIFFERENCE"

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Jake's Wood Work

Joined August 2020

Sir/Madam, For the last 13 years we've been working in the field as a Cabinet Maker - Boat Builder and Shop fitter to have finely start our own business. We are professional and on time with the right work ethics to deliver quality work for a fair and competitive price. Please feel free to contact us. Kind Regards Jake Groeneweg

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AB Building

Joined January 2019

Hi, previously trading as Blood Sweat and Tears, partner has moved on now trading on my own. I can provide competitive quotes for a variety of work and I will try to work within your time frame.

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Freedom Custom Made Ltd

Joined October 2018

We are a family operated business in its infancy. I however have been building the last 9 yrs with highly varied projects. We have the expertise and network to make your dreams a reality. From design, project management, to small repair we have you coverd. Flexible with locations, setting up in the wild for weeks is not a problem. We enjoy developing lasting relationships and take pride in offerin...

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mp installs

Joined January 2014

Hi I'm Mat. I have been in the industry for over 15 years now. I'm a fully qualified engineer. No job to big or to small. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and rates, then completing job on time and on budget. Welding, pool fences, handrails, stainless, aluminum, I do it all.

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Mark Topliss

Joined October 2017

Hi I am a trade qualified Licensed Builder with 37 years experience specialising in renovation and repair work utilising old school skills and a high standard of finishing work in both Residential and Commercial.

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triple eight contractors limited

Joined September 2020

Hi, we have built new houses and we have also done Ministry of Education work as well as various commercial fit outs. We have had very good comments from out customers as we have always completed job way ahead of schedule and with in budget.

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KAAP Contracting Ltd

Joined February 2020

Hi,we are a family business with over 25 years experience in Earthworks,Drainage, and Civil Construction including Retaining Walls, Fencing, Concrete Works and Landscaping. We can tackle all residential and commercial work from the smallest concrete repair to a complete subdivision. We pride ourselves on a professional service meeting all quality and deadline targets.

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LDW Build&Maintenace

Joined April 2019

Hi We specialise in general property maintenance, external carpentry to the smaller finishing jobs and internal carpentry if your property needs to go on the market or you need to tidy things up cost effectively before renting out or simply just need work done on your property then don’t hesitate to give us a call. We are a small locally owned business and very professional we pride ourselves...

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Nora Construction LTD

Joined August 2020

Nora Construction is here for you. It isn't about making massive profits but more about delivering high quality work in a realistic time frame. We do anything with construction. Indoor and out door, large or small, but quality and professionalism are our number one priority. Contact us today to have a friendly chat about your construction needs.

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ProperCare

Joined June 2009

Why choose ProperCare?.... Quality work, Fast and efficient, Great communication (we'll even help with planning) Large range of jobs big or small.

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John S Broughton roofing

Joined January 2018

Hi, my name is John Broughton and I'm a local to the area. I am qualified and licenced and have been roofing for over 15 years in Auckland, Christchurch as well as the Far North. I just started my own roofing and spouting business here in the Far North and I am proud to service my hometown. I have experience with new roofs, reroofing, leak repairs and repainting of roofs. I have been in the build...

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Brett Bamber Construction LTD

Joined August 2019

I am a licensed building practitioner, i started building 15 years ago and have been qualified for the last 11. I started out building transportable homes during the time of my apprenticeship. Once i got qualified i moved onto a high end build on the coast which i gained 18 months of experience doing high quality work. Since then i have done a few years of commercial and residential in between....

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Blue Zone Homes Limited

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've been building and renovating homes and commercial buildings for more than 20 years in New Zealand and overseas. We have teams of builders based in Northland and Auckland. While we can handle all types of renovation and new builds our specialty is newer building technology that can save time and money and result in a superior product compared to traditional building methods. Our focus is...

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Southern star building and maintenance Ltd

Joined May 2018

We are a small but growing business who take on all general maintenance and carpentry work in and around your property. All jobs undertaken from small to large. Workmanship and quality guaranteed. We offer competitive quotes and meeting of deadlines.

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