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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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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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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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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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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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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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Install new door. Sliding internal cavity

Posted 1 day ago

Organise and install a new cavity slider door into existing wall.

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Deck alignment and concrete repair/ sealing

Posted 2 months ago

We have a section of our deck that has moved out of alignment. It should be sitting flush on a ledge on top of our concrete water tank. (which is part of the house foundations). The ledge of the tank appears to have cracked/ crumbled and requires patching and sealing.

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Repair weather board

Posted 5 months ago

Weather board bowed, needs fitting, repairing.

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Sliding cupboard doors

Posted 2 months ago

We would like to replace existing cupboard doors with new sliding doors, for both the main cupboard and top cupboard shown in the photo.

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Deck replacement or restoration

Posted 3 months ago

Design plan for deck first plus a cost estimate for whole job then: Replace or restore deck, Develop storage area under deck at the south end, Steps in front of deck to be replaced, Replace ranch slider door, Deck to have a roof structure and the south end of deck to be closed in. The storage area under the deck to be waterproofed and fitted with shelving for storage purposes. I am open to ideas about the best way to proceed with this project which I will discuss with interested parti...

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Replacing chip board with floor boards. Boards supplied

Posted 5 months ago

Hi heart Matai boards are suplllied and we need them cut and installed into floor sections where there is some concrete and chip board.

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Deck

Posted 1 month ago

Am completing a new build and plan a decking using Garapa Total area is 68 sq meter. 51 sq m will be at ground level walking out from the main living area. 17 sq m is to laid on a 1st floor deck that has a butynol membrane.

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Book shelves built into some interior walls

Posted 3 months ago

I'd like some book shelves constructed onto my living room wall and some in my bedroom i.e. fixed to the walls. No hurry on this job😊

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Skirting installtion

Posted 1 month ago

I am looking for someone to install the new skirting board in the property. To be installed in Dining, Living and 2 bedrooms. Previously, carpet coving was installed now we are going to lay new carpet early next week i am looking for someone install it before monday next week. You can come on site and give us a free quote on site or email. Thanks

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Partial bench top removed

Posted 5 months ago

Hi I am wanting part of my bench top removed to make more room in my dining room. Laminated bench top 60cm x 100cm beach is held up with a piece of wood

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Rehang existing bifold larder door

Posted 5 months ago

My larder door has come off its top mounting. This has happened once before, so it may need a new fitting. I’d like it repaired ASAP.

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Small jobs and tidy up work.

Posted 2 days ago

Inside window frame to be replaced, and ceiling trim to be fixed and a bit of plastering. I have found some of the ceiling trim in the wardrobe to fix the missing trim, see second pic

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Joinery Paraparaumu

Posted 5 months ago

We need an experienced joiner to join us with a big job we’ve got on building and installing kitchens. Part time 3 days a week.

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Deck completion and decking replacement

Posted 1 month ago

Existing deck to be completed and restored. Some bearer and joist replacement. Needs to be consistent level in parts (previously constructed in sections at different heights). A small extension for a walkway and a complete relay of new decking. Also needs a small set of stairs to meet existing path. Also keen to understand a price to fit kit-set glass balustrade to front of finished deck.

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Kitchen refresh

Posted 1 month ago

New doors on kitchen cupboards, oven tower for double oven (oven has been purchased already), replace cooktop with new supplied cooktop, new sink, new handles, add cupboards on top of kitchen cupboards, new drawers where old oven is, replace current drawers with wider ones, cover in rangehood with cupboards. Carcass, fridge and dishwasher cavities, tap, toe kick and benchtop retained.

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Replacement of water damaged carpentry / flooring

Posted 2 months ago

repair of damaged wooden flooring and possible wall damage from water leak

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14sqm low deck on sand

Posted 1 month ago

Build approx 14sqm low level pine deck on sand before 8 July

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Low level deck on flat section .

Posted 5 months ago

We need our DECK extended. It is a low lying deck approximately 500 off the ground on a flat section. We will need a frame built, decking laid and a hand rail. This is a straightforward job with drive on access to the area. We want a quote for the entire job including materials.

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Quote to replace jib in a storage cupboard

Posted 3 weeks ago

first a quote for new dry wall in a cupboard by master bedroom

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Building steps outside approx 1 metre high

Posted 5 months ago

To make a small set of steps (outside) - either wooden or bricks/concrete - to go up to a raised rockery platform - about 1 metre up.

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Recent carpentry reviews

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Build deck and verandah

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Deck Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wooden window frames sanding and decoraying

Work carried out by an employee of the company

20th March 2020

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

Archway, steps,

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck alignment and concrete repair/ sealing

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd August 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Skirting repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th June 2019

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

Plane and fit existing doors.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Rehang existing bifold larder door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th March 2020

Workmanship
 4
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

Waikanae Internal Balustrade

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck cleaning and oiling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th December 2018

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

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

Jake Roos

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rotten exterior roof board

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

patio

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
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

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Simply Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2018

Simply property maintenance aims to make property maintenance simple. By using experienced, qualified and tested staff we make any project stress and hassle free for the client. Understanding their needs and personal requirements means we can tailor any job around you, the client. With our vast network of trades people and our professional consultancy team our goal is to deliver a high quality...

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Keane Contracting

Joined August 2019

We do it all Keane Contracting 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 with top quality results at...

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CJH Construction

Joined November 2015

Maintenance Renovations New Builds Landscaping...

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Handyman Plus

Joined August 2018

Hi there , I'm available to do any general Handyman Work, Gib Board repairs / Click Clank Laminate Flooring / Painting Interior and Exterior / Fencing / Decking / Touch up Plastering / general non compliance building work / Water Blasting / Fitting Doors and Hardware / Skirtings etc . l have been doing this on and off for some 40 odd years . l have also completed a number of per...

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M10 Services Limited

Joined January 2019

Good day, We are an expanding company operating in the Wellington region for over 3 years, We manage new builds/ renovations working with a extended team of trusted and proven sub contractors to deliver projects start to completion. The team has a personal investment and do good attitude inside and outside of the work uniforms and hours. Our completed projects have been performance and quality...

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Essential Services Wellington trading as Property Solutions Wellington

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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PML Construction

Joined August 2020

Hi, I have total of 20+ year experience in both, residential and commercial building. I provide professional service with recommendations what would be the best options for you and your project. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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Beaumont mowing and maintenance

Joined June 2020

We are licensed builders with over 20yrs experience. At BMM we take pride in our work backing this up with our attention to detail and constant communication to keep the client involved with the process. We also offer a full property maintenance including, painting, internal plastering, water blasting, gardening and tree pruning, lawn mowing.

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Kapiti Hardscaping and Handyman Services ltd

Joined June 2019

We are a small Hardscaping and Handyman company, we specialize in landscaping and Hardscaping, fencing and deck construction. And general handyman services, we can help solve almost any problem around your house garden or lifestyle block

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Clash Furniture Makers

Joined April 2017

Hi, we are a boutique furniture making company . We specialize in custom made furniture or bespoke pieces for clients who have been looking for a piece but just can't find it . We will recreate something you like the look of or help you make your ideas and designs a reality. From dining tables to timber bench/bar tops. From bedroom furniture to Bathroom Vanities and everything in between, if it...

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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we speaclise in.While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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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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NZ Installs

Joined August 2018

NZ Installs is comprised of Paul and Nick who have 35 years of combined trade experience. Paul and Nick are committed to every job undertaken and pride themselves on their clear communication and close attention to every detail. visit them at www.nzinstalls.co.nz for some inspiration. We also own Wellington Construction with Ben who is an LBP and a very experienced qualified builder. We have...

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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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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Robert Logan Landscaping

Joined May 2018

Hi, We have been Landscaping in the greater Wellington area for 25yrs.We specialise in Solid Landscaping eg, concrete driveways,fencing ,retaining walls, decks ,excavations, etc.We are a small hardworking team with high standards.

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Property First Aid

Joined September 2014

Hi my name is Stu and I have been in the building industry for over 18 years now. I have many practical skills with doing building work on my days off and in my main carrier as a firefighter. I can take on any job, nothing is to big or to small. My company was set up to focus on those jobs that people have just put off or can't do themselves around their homes whether it's their own home, bus...

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H&S CONTRACTING LTD

Joined April 2007

I am a proffesional experienced qualified licensed builder with 20 years in the building industry I'm up for any challange no job to big or to small we offer competitive pricing and free quoting for your budget.

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A C construction solutions Ltd

Joined October 2019

Hi, I’m a builder of 10 years l specialise in renovations, extensions, new builds, I also do smaller jobs including bathrooms, decks, fences, retaining walls. I pride myself on the quality of work and working with my clients to achieve what they want to there budget.

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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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