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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deck and Verandah

Posted 2 weeks ago

Deck removed, deck built and verandah built. 21m squared. Look at being built 6-9th April

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2 x decks

Posted 8 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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Interior renovations

Posted 10 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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Carons kitchen

Posted 1 year ago

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

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To supply and fit wooden scotia

Posted 5 months ago

to complete my renovations I need wooden scotia fitted in kitchen. I can't work out the angles and have no tow bar to pick it up. The scotia is on sale at Bunnings. A small job but completes my reno. Job is in Feilding.

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New Deck for New House

Posted 1 year 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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Beck deck

Posted 11 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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Pergola roof

Posted 11 months ago

Existing pergola on deck to have roof/cover

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Benchtop replacement and oven cabinet

Posted 1 year 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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Canopy over deck

Posted 3 months ago

Hi there. I'm wanting a canopy (wooden or steel/aluminium) built over my deck from the side of my house. So on one side it will join the wall of the house. It needs to be 5m x 4m. Also a possibility is for someone to install a kitset canopy made by Steelmates.

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25m2 new deck build

Posted 5 months ago

We need a new deck built, 32mm pine decking, screwed with stainless steel screws rather than nailed, as a complete quote or labour only if you would like us to source the timber (once you tell us what we need). We need to have a small section of the deck that is able to be lifted for access underneath. The deck is L shaped around the house and requires one step to ground level. Preference will be given to someone who can do the job sooner rather than later.

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Replace rotten boards

Posted 5 months ago

Deck has a couple of rotten boards that need replacing, but would like someone to check over the whole deck and restore any other areas as needed. No timeframe in mind, not urgent.

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Fixed deck covering

Posted 9 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 1 year 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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New deck Tangimoana Manawatu

Posted 1 year ago

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

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Deck n doors for summer

Posted 4 months ago

I will also need window removal and sliding/bifold doors put in

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DECK replacement

Posted 11 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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Carons carpet

Posted 1 year ago

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

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Reception and Parts Desk

Posted 10 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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Paula Barratt

Posted 1 year 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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With over 156,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

DECK replacement

Work carried out by an employee of the company

31st March 2019

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

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

to supply and fit wooden scotia

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th August 2019

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

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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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Truebuild Construction

Joined February 2017

Licenced Building Practitioner and trade certified carpenters. Undertake all big or small jobs from new homes, to alterations and repairs, sheds and garages, fences and decks, and everything in between

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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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Aaron Crosby Building and maintence

Joined July 2018

Hi I have just moved to Wanganui. I am a self employed builder that has been in the business for 23 years. DESCRIPTION OF WORK General repairs and maintenance, bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, roofing, decks, veranda's, fences, anything at all. No job too small. I'm extremely reliable and if my quote is excepted I will not let you down. I pride myself to be the best that I can. Warm re...

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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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Xyz Builders Ltd

Joined July 2019

Putting a plan to action, to assure your satisfaction! Hi I'm Jay McRoberts. A qualified Licensed building practitioner who's been in the industry for 10 years. Building new homes and renovating exsisting houses. For all your general building, maintenance and repair work servicing the manawatu through to horowhenua Contact Xyz builders Ltd Building smarter

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X Ray Build

Joined July 2019

Kia Ora, I am a qualified LBP and experienced builder who has come from a 10 year background of architectural builds and renovation. Any job is in capable hands from straight forward decking to octagonal roofing. I am a polite and problem solving carpenter and I pride myself in my efficiency, detail, cleanliness. I usual work alone but I have a small team of excellent builders and lads ready...

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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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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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A stage construction

Joined January 2018

Fully qualified licensed building practitioner with 10+ years experience in residential new builds, decks, fencing, additions, bathrooms, fit outs etc. A-Stage Construction has been established since 2015, we take pride in providing no obligation, competitive quotes and we work hard to meet deadlines, on time, on budget!

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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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Rapid construction

Joined November 2018

We are an sole trading firm I'm am the only worker for this business so must book fast as could book out, I'm located in Palmerston North and can negotiate further distance We do most plasterboard, plastering, and plasterboard repairs, insulation installing, renovations, frame work and other maintenance email or text with your enquiries or book

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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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C&L Builders

Joined August 2017

Our company complete residential and light commercial projects. We work hard to meet deadlines and satisfy out customers. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www.uniquerenovations.co.nz

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Firth landscape construction

Joined March 2017

For all your landscaping/construction needs call firth landscape construction free quotes, professional work done to high standards very competitive quotes...we do it all, landscaping renovations tiling, laminate flooring concreting asphalting. We have high standards and we know you'll be happy.

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MD buildings services

Joined February 2020

I’ve been working in the building trade for a number of years gaining a range of skills to build and repair. Easy going and hard working and here to complete which ever tasks you need Look forward to helping you.

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Waka Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined May 2017

We love the small stuff! Renovations are our specialty and were Licensed Qualified Builders so you can build with confidence. We also project manage your dreams so you just have to deal with us and we take care of everything from start to finish.

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The Task Masters

Joined February 2016

We are your One Stop Professional Service Provider. We are a family owned and operated local buisness. We do the Tasks you either cant or dont have time to do. No Job Too Big or Small. We provide the following Services -Property Maintenance -Roofing Maintenance -Re roof -Moss & Mold Removal -Gutter Clean & Flush...

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M3 building and concrete Ltd

Joined June 2019

I am a small building and concrete business that works in manawatu and the wider region with a little over 15 years experience and are big on small jobs work speaks for itself check out my Instagram at jmoorepay

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