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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Western clearlite # pagoda job

Posted 1 week ago

Removing clearlite from top pagoda and replacing it with wooden trims.

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Deck build / restoration

Posted 20 hours ago

Rebuild or Refurbish two existing decks. One of the decks is over 1 meter with part of the house extended on to it. It will need to be built to code.

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Door steps

Posted 3 weeks ago

Extend front porch and build steps.

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Barn doors

Posted 1 month ago

square up round door and install barn door Lower racked ceiling and install insulation

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Commercial/Retail Room Construction

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need a small room to be built around an existing ATM. Details as follows and layout included in image: - Approximately 2700mm x 1900mm - Needs a cavity/sliding door to allow for entry/exit - The structure does not need to go all the way up to the ceiling - Involves moving an existing wall slightly to accommodate for more space around ATM (Easily removable - see attached images below) - Will need to be painted white If interested just give a call to the number below Job located in Fr...

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Small patio deck

Posted 3 weeks ago

Approx 11 square metres patio outside two ranch sliders.Quote for pine and Kwila please

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Hanging chair and swing on pergola

Posted 1 week ago

I need to hang a nest swing and hanging chair for older child on deck from pergola so need something strengthened to hang from and add covering to pergola as well. Possibly need to extend deck

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Deck and Fences

Posted 1 week ago

We’re after a quote on putting up a couple of fences and a deck. We are after two separate quotes, based off the two top down photos. One where the fences only extend up to the hedge, and another where the fences run behind the hedge and completely enclose the back yard. I’ve done some (rather poor quality) drawings to show what we are picturing. The measurements are all included in the property sketch. For the purposes of the quote, the old wooden fence that runs up the south side of...

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Maintenance

Posted 1 month ago

I would like a quote for painting fence, landscape, deck, and install gate.

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Window Sill replacement

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a window sill that has rotten through in one corner and needs replacing, the house is two story built 2002 and its a upstairs window, 4 metres from the concrete driveway to the window. Window is on the end of the house where the driveway is, easy access to it. Would like to get it done just as soon as can be booked in.

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Ceiling Replacement

Posted 1 month ago

We need someone to gib over an existing ceiling in a lounge. The scotia will need to be removed and then replaced with new scotia. The house is currently empty. We would need the job completed before the 20th April. We can organise plastering and painting. Or, if you would like to organise the plastering, you are welcome to include that.

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Pergola repair and decking

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, I would like the pergola to be repaired. The issues are that water logs on the sheets and then some will drip on the floor. The sheets are very old too. The gutter also needs to be replaced. The job will require pergola structure to be readjusted so that water doesn't log, sheets to be replaced and the gutter to be replaced. The floor under the pergola also got uneven with time and some cracks. Would also like to either put tiles or a wooden deck. Looking a quote for the whole job or a...

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Bench seat

Posted 2 weeks ago

I require a bench style seat (pictured) to be made for my business. I will need it done by May 15th. I will provide measurements and it wont need to be painted.

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Build skirting for a 30m2 cabin + install glass awning above sliding door

Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for a builder to put in a skirting around the base of our recently installed sleepout to finish off the project. The building is 10 x 3 metres. Please refer to photos. We would also need a door for access underneath if required for plumbing etc... at a later stage. Open to suggestions on finish? e.g. continue with black corrugated iron? We have also purchased an awning and would like this installed above the front sliding door to the cabin. Refer to photos. There are no...

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Deck extension

Posted 3 weeks ago

Require builder/carpenter to frame up deck extension. Approx 2m x 8m. Existing deck has been pulled up and framing there to extend from at same height. See picture - wanting to extend to outer string line. Will need one more row of posts and bearers. Just want framing done as I will probably deck the top myself, although this can be discussed. Extension will hold spa so will need to be built accordingly. Will also involve setting a couple of tall posts for privacy screen at one end....

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Replacin old timber windows

Posted 2 weeks ago

Renovating our old villa type house. Some of the windows are too old snd we are looking into possible replacement rather than paint or repair. I d like to have a quote for both timber window or aluminiun window replacement.

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Pergola/Canopy #2

Posted 1 month ago

Need cover over part of decking. 4.5m x 3.0m

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Deck build / restoration #2

Posted 19 hours ago

Rebuild or Refurbish two existing decks with stairs. One of the decks is over 1 meter with part of the house extended on to it. It will need to be built to code. Job is in Dinsdale and starts on 21st May. Labour only we'll get the materials on our account.

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Repair broken soffit

Posted 2 weeks ago

Soffit boards have broken and need repair/replacement

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Wine rack installation or Cabinet above fridge

Posted 2 weeks ago

I recently installed a French door fridge in my main kitchen. I had a single door fridge before and now it's double door so I had to move the cabinet on one side of the fridge to make space for the new fridge. There was a cabinet on top of the fridge as well and since I had to move the side cabinet, the top cabinet is now small. I still want to utilize the top cabinet so was thinking of making wine rack on either side of the cabinet or something similar to fill up the space. Colour is whi...

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 193,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

My front door stairs and deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Back Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Fitting of skirting, sills & architraves

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

fascia replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build 52sqm deck along side house.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

New Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Commercial/Retail Room Construction


9th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door lock

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Labor only

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Finish decking

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 3

Immediate floorboard replacement help needed!

Work carried out by an employee of the company

6th April 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

New ceiling manhole

Work carried out by an employee of the company

25th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix My Deck

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ceiling Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Quote for ceiling paneling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wooden window repair/rot

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fireplace surround removal

Work carried out by an employee of the company

1st October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hob hole to be adjusted

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck to be finished off - have materials and base frame has been completed.

Work carried out by an employee of the company

15th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

find and fix leak above window

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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BKF Builders

Joined May 2019

I am a trade qualified builder with 27 years experience in both residential and commercial construction. I am very professional and work hard to complete anything from new builds to renovations in a timely professional and reliable manner.

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Enhanced renovations ltd

Joined June 2018

Hi there Enhanced renovations are here to make your renovating experience easy and enjoyable from start to finish. With over 18 years of renovating experience we have a high standard and an eye for detail and we aim to work alongside your budget for you to receive the best value for money. If your looking for an affordable, quality renovating service with devoted builders to add value to you...

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Clear Property and Projects

Joined June 2019

Clear Property and Projects is a professional service that takes the stress out of those sometimes worrying tasks. From small around the house ideas all the way through to project management of large scale builds. We have you covered. A trustworthy source to help you out. Get in touch for an obligation free quote.

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A Tradesman

Joined June 2014

Hi Thank you for taking time to read about our qualified and experienced team that have been in the Glazing industry for over 15 + years dealing with all Glass repairs and Glass supply for commercial and residential properties. Please note we are not ordinary glaziers we are specialists in every type of glazing We repair all broken glass in Aluminium frames / Steel frame / wood frame...

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O'BRIENBUILDING&MAINTENANCE

Joined July 2018

I have always been a builder, and often prefer the challenges that renovations, and repairs bring, I have a great work ethic, that keeps me pushing myself, My own standard of work required is high, making it appealing to my clients. I am friendly and approachable.

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G Builds

Joined March 2021

I have been a builder for almost ten years and have done residential and commercial build and have always been interested in building and interacting with clients and see smile on their faces and to know they are happy with the project.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www. ... .nz

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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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lcj services

Joined May 2018

house relocation,piling, demolition, overwidth piloting, winching and recovery, general repairs, odd jobs , container movers ,transport, salvage and rescue, fire recovery

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Pouwels Structure Development

Joined January 2021

New business on the scene as of Janurary. I have 5+ years experience building new homes, commercial structures and medium to large sized renovations. Some of the services I can provide are: additions/extensions, decks, fencing, bathroom and kitchen renovations etc. What you can expect from Pouwels Structure Development: - Professional service - Reliable workmanship - Fast and punctual c...

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Gomobi contracting

Joined June 2020

Hi we are a small team of handymen consisting of a gibstopper ..handyman and a painter working across the greater North Island doing odd jobs. We specialize in all Interior Prep & Painting..gibbing. our painter is also available for light handyman jobs. ************************************* We also have an arborist on board for all your tree felling/landscape needs! *************************...

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World wood ltd

Joined September 2017

We are a friendly team of professionals who know how to build or upgrade your house. Our prices are very attractive and the quality of the work will make you wonder. - Decks and fences

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New Horizon Construction Limited

Joined January 2019

Hi, I have been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 10 years. I specialise in renovations/additions and new builds. Also do smaller jobs from time to time. Professional and very hard working.

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, a...

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Lake Landscaping Central Piling and Excavation

Joined July 2020

Hello! We've been working in the Landscaping/construction Industry for the past 10 years and have recently set out to work for ourselves. We are very professional and work hard with our combined knowledge and experience in both Hard and Soft Landscaping. With a background in drilling and piling as driller operator for companies on civil jobs building small road bridges, forestry bridges, slope sta...

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D I F Y Handyman Services

Joined January 2018

If you have a job that needs doing, no matter how big or small, contact us to Do It For You. I will do your household maintenance and odd jobs for you. From renovating bathrooms to cleaning out the yard and gutters. I can fit in urgent work or schedule your job at a time that suits you. I am fully insured and will make sure your job is done to the highest standard possible.

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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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A2M Building

Joined December 2020

Kia Ora we,ve been building new houses and renovating old ones since 2007 i started as a young keen kiwi doing my apprenticeship in Sydney completed my apprenticeship in 2011 then moved back to the Waikato 2015, while we specialize in major renovations and new builds im also keen on the smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We...

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kiwigreen

Joined July 2019

At kiwigreen, we pride ourselves on top quality workmen ship and delivering our projects on time all for a very competitive price. From timber fencing and small retaining jobs to swimming pool installs, repairs and painting and landscaping and general garden maintenance we love it all! Get in touch and have a chat about transforming your property today!

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FairFence Ltd

Joined November 2019

Residential and rural fencing installer Can also do removal and disposal of existing fence or vegetation. Quality materials and Quality fencing at a fair price!

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