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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bed install in campervan

Posted 3 months ago

Need quotes from someone who is willing to install 2 single bed in my campervan just like its shown in Photo.

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Fix Eaves in Roof on double storey house

Posted 1 month ago

The roof eaves on my house are made of wood that is not appropriate for outdoors. Wear and tear has caused birds to break it and nest in the roof. I have had 4 panels fixed previously, but now the birds are damaging other panels. It's on a 2 storey house and access is difficult because of the verandah frame. The carpenter who fixed the other panels used a cherry picker to get up there. Some of the verandah panels have been knocked off since then for the scaffolding used for my new roof, so I'm...

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Rotten exterior roof board

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, We are wondering if someone can help with something. On top of our roof near the sky dish which we don't use, we have a rotten piece of roof or board that needs replacing. We do have another interesting one which involves water getting through windows/ exterior boards on the street facing side of the house which you might want to also look at? Pictures are of the last issue. Couldn't get onto the roof.

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Waikanae mural panels

Posted 1 month ago

Built framed panels that can be moved, erected and used on multiple sites. 4 x 3 metre x 3 metre square. Due for completion by late December 2019.

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Pergola with roof

Posted 4 months ago

Wanting basic pergola with probable clear roof, covering existing outdoor decking area, upright posts to fix to decking corners and new roof to fix against existing house wall. Approx 5m x 4m size.

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Deck extension

Posted 2 months ago

Steps and balustrade which access the current deck to be removed and the deck to be extended outwards by a metre and lengthways by 7 metres, so final measurements about 9.5 x 2.5 metres. Looking to replace all decking timber with 140 x 40mm. This is for a sports club so we need a couple of quotes.

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Make a vege garden

Posted 1 month ago

We need a vege garden constructed. The job involves making two raised beds with sleepers and putting in a border around the whole area.

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10m x 3m low deck. Replacing aluminium doors with new bifolds.

Posted 2 months ago

A new 10m x 3m deck low to the ground. Replacing existing aluminium doors and windows with 2 new bifolds. Not an urgent job. Photo is photoshop mockup. Not sure about the beams for deck. Interested for someone that can help with the doors as well as the deck. Also intested in saving one of the existing aluminium frames to replace the single garage door of internal access garage, the width fits well.

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Replace worn part of a deck

Posted 2 weeks ago

4.5m x 1.2m tanalised pine. Easy access. Sooner rather than later.

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Floating deck over existing Enviroclad TPO membrane

Posted 1 month ago

Floating deck required over an existing Enviroclad TPO roof membrane. Prefer composite decking with secret fixings and deck jacks. The roof itself slopes down either side from a central ridge that extends from the doors out to the outer part of the deck, but only by a few degrees. As the deck is required to be flat, shaped bearers will be required. The plan is to have the deck surface at the same level as the top of the surrounding deck surround structure. Obviously, no fastenings can penetrat...

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Decking 1st floor

Posted 3 months ago

I want a raised decking 1st foor so roughly 2.5M high. 10M wide by 5M long. Access from first floor patio door..so no stairs needed but if you can give 2 quotes 1 with stairs and 1 without..

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Plane and fit existing doors.

Posted 2 months ago

House has been carpeted and now need someone to plane existing doors to fit existing door frames approximately 6 doors

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Louvre doors

Posted 4 months ago

measure, supply & fit custom bi-fold louvre doors to shut off a laundry area.

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Wall unit

Posted 4 months ago

Need a wall/entertainment unit built. A basic plan has been drawn up but still plenty of details to sort out (thought I could attach the pdf but seems I can't). 3.4m long, 2.3m high. Ideally would like it completed in the next 2 months, as waiting on it before the remainder of our carpet can be laid.

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Deck extension

Posted 4 weeks ago

Build a deck beside existing deck around the corner of the house

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Deck

Posted 3 months ago

Looking to extend decking area

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Flashing repair and riviting

Posted 1 month ago

I need the existing flashings cut and the riveting done properly.

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Enlarging gaps on deck board for water drainage

Posted 4 months ago

Noticing surface flooding on current decking, need handyman to enlarge gap on deck board for better water drainage. Budget $100 . Approximate area 25m2. Location : across railway near Eldon lodge

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Sand Deck

Posted 3 weeks ago

Require deck to be sanded to remove exiting water based stain. I’ve done half of it myself by hiring a floor sander but no longer have the time myself to finish the job.

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Hang door

Posted 3 months ago

Need a door hung, furniture put on door and frame made good

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 151,000 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 deck (plus other maintenance)

Work carried out by an employee of the company

1st October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair ex-hot water cupboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build deck and verandah

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Re hinging a swollen deck wooden door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Railing & Gates

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Timber pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Deck cleaning and oiling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th December 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Archway, steps,

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shelves for laundry, by fold doors, mount dryer on wall

Work carried out by an employee of the company

16th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

patio

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Plane and fit existing doors.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Rotten exterior roof board

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Enclosed deck

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Jake Roos

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bench Seats

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Skirting repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck construction

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Waikanae Internal Balustrade

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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John Clarke Floorsanding

Joined May 2009

Over 10 yrs experience floorsanding new & old floors in tongue & groove, parquet or partical board. Can repair floors, supply & lay new & recycled T&G flooring, supply & lay or rejuvenate cork tiles & can also colour floors. I use moisture cuired or waterborne polyurethanes. Uplift carpet & vinyl. Happy to work anywhere in the lower half of the North Island as I have a camper van. Free measure & q...

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White Cloud Landscaping

Joined November 2017

I have over 20 years experience in landscaping all sizes of properties. We specialise in timber work on decks, fences, retaining walls but are well versed in all aspects of making your property reach it's full potential. I look forward to meeting you to discuss how we can bring your vision to life.

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PMSW

Joined August 2019

We do it all "Property Maintenance Services Wellington" is a family run business specializing in a range of services such as: General Construction, Building Inspections, Earth Works, Painting, Concreting, Property Cleaning and Grounds Maintenance. We network with other professional contractors to assist with any specific property maintenance needs you may have, leaving you stress free wit...

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Gellatly Builders LTD

Joined July 2019

Gellatly Builders LTD Based in Lower Hutt Wellington Qualified Carpenter and Licence Building Practitioner 22 years building experience New home builds and renovations

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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G&M building services

Joined June 2019

We do building/painting/plaster and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We strive on going above and beyond for our clients. So please feel free to get in touch for any up coming project we can help you with thanks.

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Melgrim building LTD

Joined March 2019

Hi, We are two reliable, qualified builders specialising in both residential and commercial sectors. All of the jobs we undertake are completed to a high standard and we pride ourselves on our work ethic and competitive pricing. We possess a wide range of knowledge and skills, enabling us to cater to your building needs, including the following: -Interior renovations, including kitchens...

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

Hi, I've been in the building trade now for approx 20 years. I was a master painter by trade originally but liked the idea of making things so I went into the carpentry trade and qualified. My expertise is designing and building decks, fences and smaller jobs. I prefer the one to one personal touch. I don't enjoy the bigger commercial side of works as much. I have many, many pictures of w...

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Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

Whisk Renovators is a renovations company, providing innovative solutions to Kitchen and bathroom consenting, design and build projects. Whisk services the greater Wellington region in both the residential and commercial sectors. Whisk has been a member of New Zealand Master Painters since 2009, providing quality service and workmanship guarantees to our Clients. We won National awards in 2015...

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Final Destination ltd

Joined July 2019

We have over 20 years experience in the building trade, focusing on renovations, alterations, and water proofing. We can address your needs promptly and professionally! Renovations, water issues and property inspections for future maintenance have been a focus of our employees for the last five years, and we have come together forming a new company to address these in the Wellington region. No...

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COE BUILT Limited

Joined June 2019

Been in the building industry for 13 years. Qualified carpenter, specializing in home improvement and renovations. My goal is to help people renovate their homes, to be become warmer dryer more livable spaces. No jobs to big or small. Get in touch for a quote today.

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Property solutions

Joined February 2017

Hi I provide quality maintenance solutions with prompt service and high quality workmanship a priority please read my reviews placed by satisfied customers. I look forward to meeting you assisting you with your needs. Jobs completed on time and on budget.

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Wellington Painting & Renovations

Joined April 2017

We offer experience of high quality interior painting, renovations, design, planning and construction. Kitchens, bathrooms, basement renovations.You can expect from us the highest standard for a reasonable price, and we always do our job in tip-top condition! All estimates and advice are free and remember there is no job too small or too big for us!

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Building renovator

Joined March 2017

Hi, I have been building for 20 years, I am a licensed builder, and licensed plumber, and a certified water proofer. I have completed some large renovations but also do the smaller jobs as well. I like to do reno work as it is more satisfying. and pleasing the customer is my ultimate aim I can always guarantee satisfaction.

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Horn's Construction

Joined October 2017

Horn's Construction We provide quality work done at a high standard. We do all building work and guarantee all our work.We are able to complete all jobs, no job is to small.

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Glass Innovate Ltd

Joined February 2019

Glass Innovate is one of Wellingtons top Glass and Glazing companies. Our professional qualified glaziers can install anything to do with glass. From a simple single pane window, to specialized unusual projects that other glaziers wouldn't touch, we can do anything. Some of what we can do include: Splashbacks Frameless Showers Glass Table Tops Customized Aquariums Windows Mirrors Balus...

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Tony's Painting & Building Services

Joined November 2016

We provide a high quality cost effective service for all your home and commercial needs. Exterior and interior painting undertaken by painters with 20 years plus experience. Interior and exterior maintenance carries out by an experienced builder. Happy to quote for large and smaller jobs, Satisfaction is a high priority for us and we won't let you down. Cheers Tony

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Oncore

Joined August 2019

We provide full property maintenance and repair solutions from small jobs such as fixing a broken window latch or waterblasting your deck, to kitchen and bathroom installations, fencing and decks and building work. We pride ourselves on our professional and prompt service and delivering solutions that meet your needs.

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ON 2 IT Construction Ltd

Joined November 2019

Hi, we've been building for over 35 years , new homes , alterations in fact all types of building work. We are professional & take pride in what we create. So if you are wanting a new kitchen , bathroom , a deck or a new home get in contact for a competitive quote & a hassle free build.

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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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