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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Composite decking install

Posted 2 weeks ago

Medium sized deck to be constructed, I have the composite decking board and hidden clip fasteners already just need someone to build the timber framing and fix the boards.ground level flat section.

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Outdoor deck

Posted 3 weeks ago

New timber deck to go under a newly installed Archgola at the back of the house, approx 4m x3.2. Area is currently paved which will be removed.

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New ground level deck

Posted 6 days ago

new deck needs building aprox 12 m x 5 m

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SISDAC

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need to a shower downstairs .

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Replace flooring / general laundry reno

Posted 3 months ago

Remove and replace rotten flooring. Sand and seal or possibly install vinyl/lino overtop. Replace laundry tub (supplied) Wall mount dryer Install shelving (supplied)

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Hape

Posted 3 months ago

Replace and fit front door to family home. Current door is warped. Have been told need a joiner to replace door frame and fit a new door! Will post pics for tradie on request to understand the job better and quote for job!

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Ramp removal and stair installation

Posted 1 week ago

We have a timber ramp at our Kohanga that is too steep and dangerous and would like a small set of stairs put in instead.

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Mainbedroom patio

Posted 1 month ago

Timber pergola attached to the house ... will be painted (done by us) Preferably get it done before Christmas. If not, early next year...

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Repairs to Drawers in Dental Surgery

Posted 3 weeks ago

Needs to running repairs to drawer in a dental surgery. Potential for ongoing work (of this type) for the right type of handyman/joiner.

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Rotted exterior door frame

Posted 2 months ago

Part of our exterior french door has rotted away. We need this repaired or replaced - whichever will work.

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Dog Kennel

Posted 3 months ago

I’m wanting a dog kennel made not from wood. Material like Thermo board or similar which is insulated and all edges are framed with metal / aluminium to prevent chewing. Photos are pretty much what I’m looking for.

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Change wooden pillar in an outside roof area

Posted 3 weeks ago

Change wooden pillar in an outside roof area ASAP

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Damaged letterbox

Posted 2 months ago

It’s my neighbours letterbox, my sons friend hit it with her car. It’s a big box type one and might need rebuilding or just a quick fix, definitely a panel at the bottom need replacing. They have paint to match in at the end.

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Garage conversion

Posted 4 months ago

Convert garage into granny flat including shower and toilet

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New deck, steps and french doors

Posted 2 months ago

Building a deck with steps and converting existing windows with french doors

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Removing cupboards

Posted 3 months ago

I would like to remove cupboards in the kitchen

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New deck

Posted 1 month ago

measurements of the top deck 1800mm wide by 4500mm long , with a 500mm step protruding past the end of the house on the width side and on the length side the 500mm step will finish flush with the house. step will wrap around the entire deck so there is access in all areas, framing - H3.2 Treated 200mm joists spaced at 600mm centres to carry the decking, and H4 treated piles where needed to carry the framing. Decking H3.2 treated 140mm griptread decking with the grip tread facing up. Decking an...

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Pergola

Posted 3 months ago

Pergola outside kitchen with 1 side to it

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Big hole in floor

Posted 1 month ago

Fllor has swollen after water cylinder broke. Builder came turned out to be very sick and had issues pulled up lino made big hole. Floor needs repair we have wood also need rest offlooring checked. Good access under house.

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Front steps and back deck

Posted 1 week ago

There are two parts to the job. 1. The tread of the concrete front steps ( photo 1) to the house (villa) is too narrow. We would like wooden steps with a bull-nosed front, villa-style, with a tread of 340 mm and an appropriate handrail on one side only. 2. The back deck (photo 2) is to be shortened to end approximately in line with the right hand side of the window and an end seat built. The steps need a handrail on one side only.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 150,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

New added deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th December 2017

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 4

Garden pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st February 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install wooden rail on outdoor stairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

decking and doors

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shop cabinets

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Assess and repair window sill

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bedroom ceiling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Door Framing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th January 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck for Watto...

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th January 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

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CJH Construction

Joined November 2015

Maintenance Renovations New Builds Landscaping...

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Dr Plumber HB Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi we’ve been in the Plumbing industry with over 10 years experience in Residential,Commercial, Industrial we are well equipped to under take any job big or small. While we specialise in General Maintenance Plumbing we also do complete full renovations kitchen,bathroom,laundry. Whether upgrading from low to mains pressure Hot water , blocked drain to a roof leak Dr Plumber HB Ltd has you c...

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Yates Construction

Joined February 2014

Hello I am a local builder with a family owned company and would love the opportunity to help you get your next project sorted. 15 years experience in all types of building, no job too big or too small. Delivered on time and at the agreed price, and will look great for years to come. Get in touch today to see how we can save you time and money.

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SchoCon

Joined July 2012

Focused on outdoor living, hard landscaping and renovations, but also the cliche "for all your building needs". Being in the building and construction arena for 18 years, LBP licensed and trade qualified we will make your ideas and dreams reality.

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RHL Fortuna Ltd TA RHL Contracting

Joined October 2017

Based in Hastings with over 20 years combined experience, we take pride undertaking and completing jobs in affordable and efficient way, Producing work that is creative and is sure to please. We are happy if you are happy.

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J A Wotherspoon LTD

Joined October 2014

I am a qualified and LBP registered builder. I also have my LBP in roofing membranes. I have been re-building and waterproofing decks and roofs for the last 7 years and before that I was building new houses and outdoor areas throughout my apprenticeship. My team and I have a very high standard of workmanship and are very efficient in the work we do. I keep my clients well informed throughout the w...

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Tree tops and contracting

Joined September 2016

Hi, we specialise in the following jobs to list a few, normally there isn't much we can't do or have done for you at the best rates available, and we pride ourselves in being professional, quality assured, qualified, with a guarantee --Tree removal around buildings, lines or roads, section clean ups, land scaping, fences installed farm, town or colour steel, pavers restoration, sunken pavers relai...

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Hawkes Bay Sheds Ltd

Joined February 2017

We are not just about sheds, we also do fences, garden sheds and all home maintenance from smoke alarms to re roofing. Scott has been building steel framed sheds in Napier for over 18 years, his reputation is built on attention to detail and customer satisfaction.

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BM Contracting

Joined August 2019

Hi, I have been building in New Zealand for 8 Years and have extensive experience with timber framed houses. I have a national certificate (NZQA) in Carpentry and am a Licensed Building Practitioner. Throughout my previous jobs I have covered a wide variety of works from full residential builds to floor laying, tiling, metal roof cladding, painting and decorating.

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Kiwi House Inspection Hawke's Bay

Joined September 2018

Hi, At Kiwi House Inspections Hawke's Bay we supply comprehensive building reports at competitive prices. We are qualified builders and licensed building practitioners. We aim to supply our reports on the same day and can supply many forms of building inspection services. From residential to commercial to asbestos testing.

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Can do Karl

Joined October 2019

Hi, I've been involved in different aspects of the painting industry for the last 30 year, from staining and lacquer of timber products to kitchen and furniture spray painting. Even a few years as a marine painter. A keen diy'er I have a lot of experience house painting , interior and exterior and know my way around products and processes. My time as a signwriter taught me an eye for detail and p...

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PANNA Woodworks Ltd

Joined December 2014

Twenty years of experience in all kinds of wooden,laminate and engineered floors installation, deck building and water- blasting . We are owner operators that are honest, hardworking and committed to a friendly customer service. Many satisfied customers through the years are the proof that we have been doing jobs professionally. We offer a great job at great rates and we take huge pride in turnin...

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CASK Spouting

Joined May 2019

CASK Spouting is a family owned and operated business. Based in Eskdale we provide spouting/guttering and rainwater solutions Hawkes Bay wide. Operated by two qualified and experienced builders with 15 years combined spouting experience we pride ourselves on providing high quality workmanship and personal service.

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Projects

Joined July 2010

German Master-Cabinetmaker, since 40 years. I think, there is nothing I haven' t made allready. Challange me. Give me some extrordinary job to do and I will do it with attention to detail! Cheers, Franz. (Master Cabinetmaker)

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d Construct

Joined February 2018

Hi, I've been involved in the construction industry for the last 25 years, from carpentry, to a builder, to Project Management, to Quantity Surveying, and building again. My passion has always been to be on site with an apron on, hammer in hand, making peoples visions and dreams come to life. We are a professional building company that delivers a high quality product for you.

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DnR Contracting

Joined April 2019

WE COVER FROM HAWKESBAY TO WELLINGTON We specialise in the smaller jobs the big building companies have no time for. We do most things and have over 25 years joint experience in the building industry. We pride ourselves on providing a fantastic service so you will he happy to recommend us to others.

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Carpentry & Civil Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hi, my name is James Palmer and I'm the managing director of Carpentry and Civil Ltd. I've been in business since 2012 and have a reputation for quality workmanship. I pride myself on doing a quality job for a fair price. I believe I have excellent communication and will work with you to get your job done safely and efficiently. I have vast knowledge in experience across multiple trades and want...

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Renovation Hawkes Bay

Joined February 2017

The napier Renovation Co. offer an end too end service for domestic renovations in Napier, Hastings and surrounding areas. We specialise in bathroom and kitchen renovation and can help guide you through the maze of product selection, design, project management and supply of all trades. Please feel free to give us a call and see how we may help.

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GTB BUILD LTD

Joined May 2019

Hi, I have been in the Carpentry & Joinery industry for the last 20 years doing Property Maintenance and repairs. I take great pride in my work, and can offer a high standard of workmanship.

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Wilton building

Joined April 2011

I have been in the trade for 39 years. Very knowledgeable on alterations, leaky homes Have just spent 16 years in Auckland...So what you from me is the "one stop shop” deal.

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