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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Door hanger

Posted 1 year ago

I need a new door hung including door handle and dead bolt. Also I have 2 sliding doors that need about 15 mm taken off the top. Has to be done on Tuesday 12th of March in the afternoon due to new flooring being layed in the morning.

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Labour only new build

Posted 5 days ago

to build a 120 m2 house in abblyby

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Replacement of parts of floor boards and six door handles

Posted 1 year ago

We live in a 1924 home. We had some holes in our floorboards presumably from bora that need repair so we can put underfloor insulation in. We also need to replace a number of door handles that have broken - these are the older style long big ones that are no longer in stock. We are hoping to get quotes for this work and for it to be completed soon.

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Campervan conversion

Posted 4 months ago

convert a toyota estima to a self contained campervan

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New Deck

Posted 1 year ago

New deck over existing concrete patio and replace an existing glass shelter (as in photo) as a continuation of the deck.

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Home Maintenance

Posted 6 months ago

1Repair rotten timber 2Replace outside door 3Repair hole in kitchen 4 Repair timber facade

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New Deck for Villa

Posted 2 weeks ago

Build a deck off the rear of dwelling. 3 x 5m

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Floor board replacement

Posted 1 week ago

Replacing of existing bora damage T&G. inspection of joists. Not sure what the cost will be.

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Framing in a veranda, and replacing old fascia

Posted 3 months ago

Inspect and replace rotten fascia, and frame in 2 portions of a veranda. ( just wood frame, we can stain it and attach the clear PVC)

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Attach mailbox to fence

Posted 7 months ago

We have bought a new mailbox which we would like attached to the fence. Current fence is trellis with posts at edges. Mailbox is a Mailboss Darfield -see link ...... (Previous mailbox was sawn off at ground level) Would like done within the week.

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Balcony Restoration

Posted 5 months ago

Replacing wooden decking flooring that has weathered overtime. Support beams that are connected to the house are fine.

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Door holes need fixing ASAP

Posted 3 weeks ago

Photo speaks for itself. It is a hollow door and is only damaged on one side. Needing this fixed ASAP. Preferred location anywhere between Invercargill and Tuatapere is ideal as the door could be brought to you to save a call out fee if possible. Thanks for your time :)

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Deck quote wanted

Posted 7 months ago

Average size deck to be built for Xmas.

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Shed floor

Posted 6 months ago

I need the shed floor replace or overlaid with Ply as it currently has particle board which has holes in it. Need the job done as soon as possible.

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Repair five joists under house.

Posted 7 months ago

We have five joists under our floor that have been damaged and need reinforcing. We are wanting to get new timber up against the current joist to reinforce them. The bearers are about 5ft apart, and will need new timber notched to fit over the bearers, and secured to the current joists. Access is an in-floor manhole in a bedroom, and there's about 18" of room between the dirt and current bearers.

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Study nook

Posted 6 months ago

Coverting an old cupboard area into a study nook

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Earn St

Posted 7 months ago

Remove wooden windows and install aluminium windows to finished standard, or repair to rental standard exsisting windows. replace some weather boards, block off un used fire places, remove old wood free standing wood burner and verious other minor repairs

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Wall built in mall

Posted 6 months ago

about 6m length * 3m high 90*45mm stud 600 CRS wall, plus about 3.5m length * 3m Height 90*45 stud 300 CRS wall, need to start asap before Xmas. Thanks

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Doors

Posted 1 year ago

Replace 7 internal doors and fittings

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Fit wooden door to frame.

Posted 4 months ago

Take off old door. Replace and fit with another door.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 162,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Home Maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Basic deck ... Grey St , Gladstone

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th September 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

flashing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 2
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Balcony Restoration

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Jim and Sons Limited

Joined August 2012

We are a very freindly,company,passionate about getting it right for the customer. We have been in the building industry for over 30 years,covering alterations/addition,s through to new homes. We can manage a project ,if required. Maintance is also a big part of our buisness. Please check the website for area,s covered and services provided. Look forward to hearing from potential new cli...

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Scott Sisson Builder Ltd

Joined February 2016

BUILDING I am a Licensed Builder with nearly 30 years experience in the building trade. I'm available for full contract or labour only contract for a new house build or renovations with a small team available. I work to high standards of workmanship and finish. FIRE INSTALLATIONS I offer a total fire installation service including a free on-site consultation, and will prepare an obligation fr...

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Dion Bates Building Ltd

Joined April 2015

Qualified, licenced, registered master builder based in Invercargill servicing Southland, Southern Lakes and Central Otago areas. We specialise in new homes and renovations. We pride ourselves on our workmanship, service and completing jobs on time and on budget.

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BRAGG BUILDING & DESIGN LIMITED

Joined September 2014

Bragg Building & Design Limited is honest and reliable company that prides it's self on going the extra mile to achieve the results of every clients wants and dreams. Owner operator Shahn Bragg has been building in and around the Southland region for 14 years, and has experience in high end builds right down to small alterations. Bragg Buildings team together have more than 45years trade experi...

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J & L Building

Joined December 2015

Hi, as a Qualified builder I have experience in both new builds, renovations, also I have worked in Christchurch as a decking specialist. Growing up on a farm has taught me to work hard, good work ethics and the ability to push through to get the Job done. I promise to be Honest, reliable and present fair quotes.

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Woodside Construction LTD

Joined July 2019

Hi, Woodside Construction is a small family company. We pride ourselves in our quality of work and dedication to achieve the ideals set out by the client. We specialise in small to medium renovations but we also have a lot of experience in new builds, alterations, light commercial, maintenance, landscaping etc. We strive to to provide detailed quotes and to be prompt and responsive to clie...

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Elite Build South

Joined July 2016

Hi Mike here Elite Build South Ltd, Elite Build South is looking for more work for the 2020 Period, Although a lot of adjustment is needed during these times, the silver lining is that we are still available for your building projects and may be the best time to start your project we have a few gaps to fill as of now, We pride our selves in doing the job Right the First Time and completing al...

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BlackS Building Limited

Joined February 2017

As licensed building practioners and a member of Registered Master Builders Association. We can build to your needs, whether it be a new home, renovate kitchens, bathrooms, build a new deck or fence. We are professionals who get the job done on time, and to the highest standards.

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Excel Property Specialists Ltd

Joined January 2018

Welcome to Excel Property Specialists Ltd. Southland Owned and Operated, we are the 'go to' specialists for all your Landscaping, interior/exterior Painting and Property Maintenance needs. With 15 years experience in the Trade and Construction industry we are well equipped to take care of the the projects you want done. From home repairs to home improvement through to a complete landscape makeo...

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Catlins Coast Building Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi there We are a Building company covering Southland/Catlins/Otago Very professional and prompt contact Very fussy and neat and tidy quality work High end architectural background and also taking on all the small jobs Let us see how we can assist you ?

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George Mallory Builders Limited

Joined February 2007

Hi - We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 10 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury. While we specialise in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time - check out the photos below. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines...

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Corey turner building

Joined February 2020

Hi I have been building for 16 years and I'm a qualified licence builder. I can do renovations big or small and odd jobs around the house. I can meet deadlines and do quotes for those jobs on a budget

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Blackwood Building

Joined November 2015

Qualified Builder licenced building practitioner. Specialise in residential and commercial builds. Also do renovations across Southland and Otago. Currently based in Queenstown. We also do painting and decorating. Blackwood Building is also proud to be a member of the Master Builders Association.

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Grid Construction Ltd

Joined October 2016

Hi, We specialize in anything building. Whether its a small maintenance job, through to your dream home or renovation. I am a LBP Accredited qualified builder and pride myself on working to deadlines providing high quality workmanship. Get in touch for competitive pricing. Look forward to working with you.

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Bang Bang Building Ltd

Joined July 2013

We are a established business trading for 8 years in Invercargill, we have two qualified builders with a combined 42 years of industry experience. I am sure that we can sort any of your building problems.

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Made By Builders

Joined August 2016

Hi there my team and I can assist you with any building project , from renovations to planning and building your dream home. We strive to make your project smooth and stress free start to finish and get it over the line in a timely and high standard of completion. We can offer competitive rates and a free non obligation quote.

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shane mccormack building ltd

Joined June 2014

Hi, i have been building both commercial and housing for the last 18 years. I have been trading in Invercargill for the last year and have worked mainly on house renovations. reroofs, installing kitset garages, i am very professional and take pride in my work making sure i meet deadlines for project completion. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on a budget. N...

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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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Bullot Contracting

Joined July 2013

We specialise in all aspects of fencing and building. With 19 years experience no job is to big or to small. Please call me today to discuss your next project. I have photos available of previous work that has been completed and I'm sure you will be impressed.

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Rutledge Plumbing

Joined March 2014

Laser Plumbing Invercargill Rutledge Plumbing Ltd T/A Laser Plumbing Invercargill established in 2004, you can be sure of complete satisfaction in all work completed with prompt, friendly service and quality workmanship. When you require an experienced Plumber in Invercargill and the surrounding Southland region be sure to call Jason and his team! Laser Plumbing Invercargill offer a wide range...

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