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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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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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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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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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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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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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4x4m lounge to have recycled floor boards put down

Posted 3 months ago

I would like some recycled floor boards installed in my lounge room to complement the original ones in my kitchen and dining room.

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Got new carpet need doors altered

Posted 3 months ago

New carpet laid last week, 9 doors need a couple of mm's off the bottom as underlay is thicker. Carpet layer suggested doors not to be planed as they are hollow doors.

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New veranda and Reno including French doors

Posted 1 month ago

The house is a 1903 cottage with a small deck out front but no veranda. We’d like to move one window and replace with French doors, move that window to another wall and build a bullnose veranda out the front over the deck. Needs to fit in with the overall design of the house so will require someone who likes old houses. Will require the builder to source suitable doors.Not moving til March so the job can start then.

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I want a small deck.....

Posted 4 months ago

Due to other more immediate work arising, we need to start again with our deck plans, starting with a small one. The current deck/porch leading to front door is breaking (as bad as the original deck I've knocked down), so it needs replacing and we would like to go out to edge of path pictured. Total size = 3690mm x 2000mm. Will need steps as well.

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Window seat

Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for someone to build a window seat, with storage underneath and perhaps some shelves underneath too. Roughly 5m long (around a corner).

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New deck required

Posted 1 day ago

60m2 deck on new build over and joining existing patios. Two pillars on one patio other is clear.

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Laundry reno

Posted 8 months ago

I would like to put a laundry benchtop along this wall, remove old tub and replace with a basin type on the bench (facing opposite direction to current tub) . A cupboard unit, laundry chute, and obviously room for a front loading washing machine. Plumbing would also need to be done Have seen all the parts I could potentially use at Bunnings

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Old porch removal and construction of a new one

Posted 4 months ago

Removal of the old porch and construction of a new one. Existing (circa 1920) has curved corrugated iron. Is unstable and leaks. Two photos are of the existing one. The other one is the sort of thing we would like built. Straight corrugated iron rather than curved

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Balustrade/fence for deck

Posted 2 months ago

wanting a low balustrade/fence for a deck. Length about 9m in total. Want to be able to see through it at it is not for privacy - just so kids don't fall off the deck. Maybe 700mm high. Can be fairly temporary as I'll probably remove it next year when kids are older. It's basically to replace the green shade cloth fence in these photos.

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Deck extension (or redo)

Posted 7 months ago

Looking for somebody to extend our deck off front verandah as pictured (or replace original as well if need be) Larger section is 640 x 250 Smaller section is 355 x 94

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Sunroom repair

Posted 5 months ago

I have a sunroom which has has been build poorly and now leaks. The sliding door also is broken. It is poor workmanship and so now floor, outside cladding, door and roof needs replacing. Ideally to be done over these summer months.

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House Addition and Kitchen Alteration

Posted 4 months ago

After a Licensed Builder for a full 28.5msq addition off back of the house, easy access to site, concrete ring foundations, wrap around deck and kitchen strip out and re build. As per attached plans.

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Repair window sills

Posted 5 months ago

We have two window sills that are water damaged and need repair / replacement.

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Replace boards on deck and house

Posted 7 months ago

House is going on the market asap. Location is Rangiotu. Small deck out front is falling apart, needs new boards and varnish to tidy up for sale. Also house exterior is to be painted and a few boards, some up high, need looking at/replacing. Extra jobs include lining/gib stopping an interior wall that was put together in a rush, as well as tidying up bathroom if we proceed with replacing shower and vanity (small wall to be removed and floor/ceiling to be tidied up, subject to plumber quote)....

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Window seat #2

Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for someone to build a window seat, with storage underneath and perhaps some shelves underneath too. Roughly 5m long (around a corner). We are in no hurry to get this done and flexible with work hours.

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Sunroom repairs

Posted 3 months ago

Sunroom needs redoing including replacing sliding door, cladding, floor and roof.

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Maria

Posted 6 months ago

Windowsill on the curved wall of an art deco house needs replacing.

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Reinforcing Decking and making A Pergola

Posted 8 months ago

We are wanting to reinforce our deck to make space for a Spa, and also add a pergola

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Window frames repair

Posted 1 month ago

We require a quote from a joiner/builder to assess and repair damage to our home. When washing the exterior of the house water somehow came through the wall and through above the window/door frame. It has pushed the frame down exposing the gib. We need to find how the water got in, check the other windows along side this window, repair the cause and also repair the frame. Is this something you could help with?

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Remove paint from deck

Posted 4 months ago

Remove paint from deck, size approx 6 x 3m Would like done prior to 12 dec

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 187,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Reinforcing Decking and making A Pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th June 2020

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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

soffit repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Beck deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

DECK replacement

Work carried out by an employee of the company

31st March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Framing door in hallway

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Maria

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair window sills

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

to supply and fit wooden scotia

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Andyman Maintenance

Joined August 2019

British city and guilds carpenter qualified 35 plus years, Being doing general timber repairs and property maintenance eg:- windows and doors, deck and fence repairs for the last 15 years for both Corporate and private clients in NZ. I specialize in small repairs that the big building companies don't cater for. Call or email me for a quote. Andy

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Morris Construction 2017 Limited

Joined February 2017

Morris Construction is Manawatu based, family run building company. Johno Morris is a qualified building practitioner who has over 10 years building experience. We have a team of 4 qualified builders and 3 apprentice builders who are driven and passionate about the industry. Our team takes pride in their work and has exceptional attention to detail. We offer a wide range of building services an...

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J H Builder

Joined August 2020

Hard working apprentice builder, focused on client satisfaction. I work to a high standard to meet your requirements and offer competitive quoting. I pride myself on getting your project completed on time and on budget.

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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

Palmer construction is a well established building business with a passion for house renovation and all general building and property maintenance including painting.

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Problem solving company

Joined December 2019

We understand that problems arise with houses, landscaping and everything else to do with property services. It's our aim to provide cost effective solutions that can help our clients and aim to receive referrals from existing clients. Let me help solve your property problems

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Murphy and Co Construction

Joined July 2020

Qualified carpenter with 11 yrs experience. Pride myself on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. Spent my time Specializing in architectural new builds/renovations. Yet Have extensive knowledge and experience doing everything from repiling to reroofing and just about everything in between. No job too small, get in contact now.

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Weston Developments

Joined June 2020

Hi. I started building in the manawatu, worked in several countries and cities so have a wide range of experience and knowledge in everything building. Renovation specialist, alteration, new construction. Great communicator, punctual, reliable. Look forward to helping out with your job. Cheers

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Rowan's Building and Insulation Services

Joined February 2019

Hi there, I am a knowledgeable carpentry apprentice available for cash jobs outside of normal business hours + weekends. No job is ever too small. Qualified in insulation. I won't sign up for something I'm not equipped to do. Services provided within the Manawatu.

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Fresh Building Solutions

Joined April 2017

Hi there, I've worked for a well established and locally renowned building company for over 10 years, which has a great reputation for specialising in new homes, renovations, decks, fencing and any other residential building needs. I've also had stints overseas, and worked in Australia and the UK for 5-6 years, working in the commercial building industry, and also have experience in shop fittin...

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Merlo Joinery Specialist ltd

Joined November 2012

Manufacturer of Exclusively crafted joinery and furniture I am trade qualfied with forty seven years experience in this industry I make all items personally my self Quality and workmanship is gauranteed. Regards Neil.

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Rheuben builders

Joined August 2020

My name is Rheuben i am a builder, i am mostly looking for work to fill weekends. I am a friendly/aproachable person and am happy to give you a quote on the job you need completed.

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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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Callaghan Construction

Joined January 2018

We strive to maintain integrity, fairness and honesty in our relationships with all our customers, suppliers, subcontractors and associates. ​There are a lot of companies out there that do what we do. They share the same what and how. But our clients work with us for our why and our who. We're minds and makers with business sense and creative chop.

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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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Smileys decks and fences

Joined May 2017

Have been building for the last 4 years. Looking for weekend/after work jobs to get a bit of extra money. I will work hard to give you a finished product you love at a great rate.

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Stapleton Construction

Joined August 2020

Hard working apprentice builder, I focus on client satisfaction as well as having a high standard of work. keen on getting more experience and helping out where possible. I aim to provide quick replies, reliable service, quotes and a job that is done quick but right

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Astro Building & Maintenance

Joined June 2018

With over 30 years experience in construction, ASTRO Maintenance boast a wide knowledge and skills. Based in Levin, Horowhenua ASTRO Maintenance can accommodate various jobs throughout Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui and Kapiti Coast. From small maintenance repairs to all inside and outside renovations, ASTRO Maintenance provides a professional, high standard, reliable building and maintenance serv...

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Coastline Builders MH LTD

Joined August 2020

My name is Manu Herring and I am the Owner of Coastline Builders MH. I am a qualified Licensed Building Practitioner and have over 20 years’ experience in the building industry. I have experience in high end renovations, extensions, commercial, light commercial and new builds. Client satisfaction is my top priority! I work hard alongside my clients to ensure that their plans come to fruition...

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Manawatu/ Whanganui and Hawkes Bay Region regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioner) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope of work yo...

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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