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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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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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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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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 r

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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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Carons carpet

Posted 10 months ago

Need someone to stretch carpet and the 2 steps in lounge and tidy patch by bedroom door

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Benchtop replacement and oven cabinet

Posted 8 months ago

I need a oven cabinet made to suit a oven and hob to replace our freestanding oven. I can get a kitset oven cabinet but there is still a little bit of gap between where the oven will sit and the wall which I will need filled. Not worried on what timber as my kitchen is painted and I will paint it to suit. I will also be buying 2 new bench tops which will be cut to length but I will need my old benchtop taken off and replaced with new one. I will need hob and sink cut outs done and new sink and t...

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Interior renovations

Posted 4 months ago

Removal of existing Kitchen wall linings (on either side of window) and replaced with 10mm standard gib board. Construct new wall (rear of fridge as shown in pic - approx 1.6m long) using 10mm gib board.....extend existing bulkhead to match (above & right of fridge in pic) Supply & fit new window sill & architraves to kitchen window. Gib stop all re-lines areas including filling holes in ceiling (above fridge) where downlights have been removed.

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2 x decks

Posted 2 months ago

We would like to extend out back deck. Also to put a wooden deck over a concrete pad. Pictures provide aprox measurements.

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Pergola roof

Posted 5 months ago

Existing pergola on deck to have roof/cover

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Larger deck

Posted 1 year ago

addition to existing deck - no balustrade. Area will be prepped. Materials can either be included or purchased by us prior. Approximately 13m x 3m

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New deck Tangimoana Manawatu

Posted 9 months ago

New deck and stairs to front of the house. It is attached to the first storey

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Carons kitchen

Posted 10 months ago

Need a fridge and kitchen cupboard built. I have the materials needed

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2nd Storey Decking

Posted 11 months ago

We're interested in meeting with you and discussing a potential build of our 2nd storey decking. The plans attached are the preliminary ones, as we have asked that the rear deck be extended our to 8mx4m as we want to creat some usable dining/lounging space. You will need to take a look at the current back section as there is currently a lower level deck that is not shown on these plans, that will need to either demo'd or discuss whether any of it will stay. The other picture is potentiall...

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Fixed deck covering

Posted 3 months ago

We're looking for someone who will be able to build a fixed covering for our deck. Approx. 15m2. We have internal guttering and are aware that that can be tricky when putting something up. Hoping to find someone with a good solution!

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Baywindow

Posted 8 months ago

The windowsill has warped and come away. Am selling house and if nothing else need a quote for repair. Or have it repaired

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Window sills

Posted 11 months ago

Two bottom window sills in bedrooms have rotted due to condensation, we have installed an HRVand the sills have dried out but need replacing.

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Caron

Posted 10 months ago

Need step to deck. Handrails with trellis and bench seat made. I have all the timber here.

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Paula Barratt

Posted 8 months ago

My husband needs help finishing our deck. The foundations are all done. He's using kwila (no idea how to spell it sorry) and screws. This is a top quality deck that we'd like finished before Christmas. The bottom part, around the pool is nearly completed but the top part isn't started.

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... a quote pls

Posted 10 months ago

Just finish off my decking i need to covered it ifvu can

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DECK replacement

Posted 5 months ago

Our current front deck is old and becoming dangerous to walk on. We need it replaced with a new one. Would also possibly involve building a small fence or gated area around it. Not a large area.

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Reception and Parts Desk

Posted 4 months ago

I am looking for some ideas and quotes for a commercial building that has an admin desk that has a sit down desk but a raised part on the front. The Admin desk needs to have a 1 metre accessible part that is the same height as the reception desk. Also a Parts desk that is a standup desk. Rough dimensions will be provided in a photo. On the inside of the desk, maybe just some dividers and the odd cupboard. A photo of a possible pattern is shown, would like other ideas.

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New Deck for New House

Posted 9 months ago

I need a deck built on the back of our home (which is a 2018 build). I have attached a picture of the dimensions we would like and also two of the space. I would like this to be constructed from pine. I am open to changes in the plans if advised. I might also be interested in having a storage bench seat built up on the two ends. Please add the cost for this separately in the quote.

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New Deck

Posted 10 months ago

We are just looking to have a deck built at our new home. We are after an L-shaped deck. Dimensions of the exterior walls of the house are 8.5m x 7.7m and we would like a width of 3m. In the corner of L we would like a 45 degree angle with a single step down onto our lawn (we have a diagram drawn up that we have attached). In addition, depending on price, we might also like two storage bench seats on each end of the deck to finish it off.

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Beck deck

Posted 5 months ago

New deck at back of house with built in seats privacy screen and shade sail would like finished before xmas

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 141,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Beck deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Simple hand rail

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st December 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

18th December 2017

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

Extended Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th November 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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D'Angelo Renovations

Joined April 2018

At D'Angelo Renovations, your satisfaction is our main priority. Since our business started, quality has been our focus. By working with the best materials in the industry and employing the most experienced and meticulous contractors, we are able to deliver solid and long lasting solutions for everyone. D'Angelo Renovations has always operated under strong values aimed at exceeding client ne...

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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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J&R Contracting Services Limited

Joined June 2016

Hi, we are a small family run company that pride ourselves on providing our clients with the best service. Our specialty is all things concrete. We have over 18 years construction and concrete experience and look forward to working with you on your project big or small.

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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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LDH CONTRACTING

Joined October 2017

We have Contractors based in every major city throughout New Zealand operating under Labour-Day-Hire Contracting. Our business is to provide Expert Project Management offering Competitive Wholesale Pricing, but if preferable, we also cover General Labour Only. We cater to all forms of Home Renovations, Landscaping and General Construction. Enquire now to discuss your requirements.

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Xtreme Rebuild

Joined January 2019

Hi We are foundation specialists and renovation experts in old homes. We have a dedicated team who work to meet your needs Call us today for free quotes

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Gutterman&cleaning services

Joined June 2014

30 years experience on roofs.I now specialize in gutter cleaning repairing and installing,Also i can do house,roof washing,painting and moss,mould spraying.All work fully guaranteed.FREE quotes,FAST service

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Ace Building

Joined July 2018

Hi, I'm Alistair, owner of ACE Building, and nothing gives me more pleasure than a job well done. I'm a jack of all trades with experience in multiple areas and am constantly expanding my knowledge base. I am proficient in many areas, including (but not limited to); building maintenance & extensions, decks, fences, concrete pads, water drainage, insulation and joinery. I pride myself on meticul...

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Long Building Solutions

Joined August 2016

Hi there, we are a small building outfit based in Palmerston North. Servicing the greater Manawatu and Horowhenua, we take pride in offering friendly service and completing quality finishes for our clients. For a range of building needs, or to talk with us about your next project, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to working with you. Cheers Chris Long LBS

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Champion Building Solutions

Joined February 2019

Hi we are a small locally owned business specialising in bathrooms, decks, fences and concrete projects. We are professionals and take pride in our work and are driven by quality workmanship.

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Hayes Carpentry

Joined August 2019

I am a Carpenter and Joiner by trade and have been qualified for 10 years. I specialise in finished work but cover all aspects of carpentry and building works. I am professional and honest.

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a home maintenance company in the Manawatu/ Whanganui/ Hawkes Bay Region offering a comprehensive range of maintenance services using both internal staff and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can accept payment by major credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa), cash or direct credit. Why use Level Ridge? 1. Remove the...

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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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JBARR Construction ltd

Joined February 2018

We are a local construction company with over 13 Years experience in the industry. Excellent communication and every project is to a very high standard.

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Latch Construction

Joined May 2013

I've been building for ten years now. Qualified Builder and a Licensed Building Practitioner which means I can do restricted work unlike other tradesmen. All my work is carried out to a very high standard. I specialise in all work from new houses to renovations. Landscaping and fencing aswell. Very competitive quotes and finish work on time if not before. If you want the job done quick and to...

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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

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

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Bespoke Wooden Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2018

Outdoor living solutions: gates, decks, fences, planter boxes and bar leaners to name a few. We specialise in the local manufacture and installation of wooden gates - and other landscape construction work. We also do flatpack assembly (including kitchens).

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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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Jordan Ellery Building

Joined May 2019

Hi, I have currently been building for 7 years. I am a qualified builder with a diverse set of skills which I have learnt over mainly residential renovations based in Palmerston North. I am very confident with most building related work and also have experience in painting, roofing and concrete laying . I take pride in the finishing details and also my time management skills.

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Green Innovations NZ

Joined July 2019

Here at Green Innovations, our goal is to provide top quality thermally efficient products to create warm and healthy Kiwi homes. We use our years of industry experience to work alongside our clients to advise different options and their advantages. Using high quality European and Canadian tried and tested products that are eco-friendly, low maintenance and low allergen, we strive to bring New...

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