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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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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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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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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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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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Siding and other exteriour timber repairs

Posted 7 months ago

Looking to replace some areas of rotted degraded siding, under overhand, and decorative timber on the exterior of the house mostly shown in photos.

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Dale Walterhouse

Posted 1 year ago

I need the current deck on our sleep out modified and a veranda supported/modified as well. A straight forward job of removal of the previous deck and installing a new one.

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Deck

Posted 10 months ago

Hi, I need a deck to be built in front of the house. There was an old deck which has been removed. I want new deck exactly the same. The property is in Masterton.

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Build a deck.

Posted 1 year ago

We have a budget of 5k. We want to see what could be built for this amount.

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Large outdoor animal enclosure, with "tunnels", and a treslis

Posted 9 months ago

I need a large secure outdoor area for my cats when they are ill or elderly. It's a large section and a large area, and I'd like a few "tunnels" so an animal can move around section without contact with other animals. I need the entrance to be out a bedroom window and down to the ground. It would be secure wire like a cattery, I suppose, but no kittens would be in it so it doesn't need the tiny wire. Maybe a "gate" could block off part of it so only a wee bit is in use if necessary. I've seen l...

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Skylight

Posted 8 months ago

Putting a sky light in roof of dining area

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New Deck 4 Boltons Road Masterton

Posted 1 year ago

Build a new deck attached to the South side of the house. Deck will be 3.6m by 5.2m at approx 1.2 m high although there is a slight slope on the site. Will replace current paved area. Will include two sets of steps one of which will be recycled from current deck. Kwila decking. Site will be cleared by owner.

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Pool deck with fence

Posted 8 months ago

I have moved an above ground Paramount pool (12m by 4 m) to a cottage on the property. It sits in a large hole with sloped sides. I need a deck around the pool at pool top height to make it an "in deck" pool. I will need compliant fencing and a gate as well. Stone filled gabions are an interesting possibility for some of the slope work. Deck will include a small covered shed to fit pump, mineral cleaner and also heat pump unit. Work to start once pool installed (2 to 3 weeks) and to liase with e...

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REPAIRS

Posted 1 year ago

REPLACE BOARD ABOVE FRONT PORCH

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Cathedral ceiling replacement

Posted 4 months ago

I need a builder to put up the gibboard for my new ceiling. The steel batons will already be in place, the wiring for new pendant lights will already be done and the new insulation will be done. Looking at approx 8 weeks from now. Materials provided but the right person will organise their own scaffolding, ladders etc

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Linen (slatted ply which ) cupboard shelving & storage cupboard

Posted 8 months ago

We have a Near new house which came with no shelves in the linen cupboard which are behind sliding doors . Width is 2 metres approximately & half is to be a linen cupboard & the other half to accommodate storage . We have decided to have this done using dressed 12ml ply which will need to be routed & we will supply the ply. Would also be interested to know if you're able to make a draw unit etc fir a separate cupboard in the kitchen Would like to get this done by the end of November.

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Large Deck for New House

Posted 1 year ago

Looking for a quote to build a softwood deck (pine or macrocarpa). Dimensions are as in picture below. The ## line represents a spa pool (approx 2mx2m, 1100L), unsure if additional sub-framing is required here. The deck will be about 25cm off the ground, very easy access and within a 5 minute drive of central Masterton. Please feel free to ask any questions, Thanks!

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Upper deck small fix

Posted 6 months ago

Second story deck has a warped piece of wood from water i think. Deck is easily accessible from ground floor with a ladder. Need help to replace the front piece

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Floorboard and bearer repair/replace

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a floor bearer that has rotten under a bay window in a 1922 stucko house. The cause of the rot has been addressed, but one bearer needs replacement. Once done the floorboards will need to be replaced and made good.

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Covered rear deck

Posted 1 year ago

I want a covered deck built at the rear of the house, 6m40 wide and 3m40 depth, on 2 levels ( main one to 420cms, lower one in front of spa pool.). Clearlite roof. Sorry hard to describe, need someone on site to see what I am trying to explain

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Window frames Masterton-mataikona beach

Posted 2 years ago

We purchased a bach with the previous owner installing aluminum windows and doors. We require internal framing to be done for 2 windows and a double door plus one single door. Looking within the next month to be completed. Thanks

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Sleepout Site Prep

Posted 7 months ago

I need piles planted and bearers attached for a sleep-out kit-set assembly. This needs to be completed before 20 Dec 2019 when the kit-set is scheduled for assembly. Dimensions = 3600 mm x 2800 mm

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Cladding repair

Posted 4 months ago

Rental property in Masterton. Some weather boards are rotting, some have paint peeling.

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Fascia Strike

Posted 11 months ago

Hi, Team I'm looking for quotes to repair a fascia and capping struck by a truck recently. Damage appears to be limited to the Fascia and capping only, pictures attached. The Fascia and capping will need a watertight finish. Painting is not required as a project to paint was underway at the time of strike. Greg

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Home maintenance repairs

Posted 1 month ago

We need a few small jobs done in our home. Laundry bi-fold door hinges fixed, bathroom vanity roller drawer repaired and bathroom cavity door rehung/repaired.

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Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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WaiBuild

Joined November 2016

We are based in the wairarapa and are a building and electrical company. We specialise in all building repairs and renovations of older properties including heat pump installation. We work with local businesses, landlords, homeowners and property managers. We are open and honest about our abilities and workmanship some of our work can be seen on our Facebook and internet page that is currently bei...

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Acquired Taste Limited

Joined January 2016

Hi I have been owner/operating my Property Improvement/ Maintenance business for 4 years and have completed various large landscaping and maintenance projects. These include building sheds, timber fencing, decks, boxed garden construction, paving, laying concrete paths and driveways. External and internal painting including wallpapering. I am certified to work at height using a harness for roof p...

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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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Wairarapa Handyman Services

Joined December 2018

Lifestyle Blocks, Residential or Commercial Properties. Free no-obligation quotes provided. Make a list of all the jobs you want to be completed and watch your to-do list disappear. Our work is absolutely guaranteed every-time. Any reason, or we'll make it right!

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Carpentry & Civil Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hi, my name is James Palmer and I'm the managing director of Carpentry and Civil Ltd. I've been in business since 2012 and have a reputation for quality workmanship. I pride myself on doing a quality job for a fair price. I believe I have excellent communication and will work with you to get your job done safely and efficiently. I have vast knowledge in experience across multiple trades and want...

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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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ONCORE MANAWATU

Joined April 2020

Home Maintenance in Palmerston North Oncore’s Palmerston North team is happy to support you with any and all property maintenance and repair work you need! Oncore is New Zealand's leading team for residential and commercial repairs, maintenance, insurance work, and installations. The Oncore process ensures your project is delivered to a high standard, on time and within your budget. From...

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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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Brandon Richards Carpentry

Joined July 2019

Carpentry & Toughened Glass Works Awning / Pergolas Decks / Staircases Fences / Balustrades Shade Screens / Feature Walls Flooring Interior Fit out Door & Window Replacement Maintenance

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Eric Bosch

Joined November 2019

Hi, we undertake all building work big and small. From new builds, to renovations/additions, decks, patios, fences, sheds, garages, concrete work, etc. Professional, Licensed, Qualified. We will make your job happen. Quality is a habit.

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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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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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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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Cameron Construction

Joined March 2017

Hi I am a trade professional with over 10 years of experience in the trade. Most of my time has been spent on major home renovations and architecturally designed new builds. The rest of my experience is in low scale new builds and general building projects such as decks, fencing, maintenance and repairs. I take pride in my work and can offer competitive quotes with a high quality of workmanship.

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DG Roofing & Building

Joined November 2018

We understand your problem/requirement accurately and then we discuss with you the solution to your problems/ We discuss the right approach to achieving your requirements. If you agree for us to proceed, we do our job at cost, in a satisfactory timeframe and highest possible quality and value for you... Try us and you will not regret.

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Masterton Maintenance Man

Joined February 2017

Hi, I've been renovating homes for 20 years now, and now specialise as a handyman tackling most jobs. I can tile, paint, wallpaper, re-clad houses, fix locks, spruce up gardens, replace, repair and re-stain decks and patios. I can also repair or replace gutters, and clean up the outside of properties. No job too small, but a minimum of two hours (make a list of the jobs) when I arrive. RENTAL PR...

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adpainting

Joined May 2010

Hi there my names Arron Pahl and ive been painting for 15 years interior and exterior and i am willing to do free quotations no job too big or small. Very reasonable prices and cheaper than most trade painters. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me anytime.

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Uncut Home Improvements

Joined May 2017

Hi We are a small business Myself and my Partner that take pride in our work .We will work to your budget and with you to complete a professional result . I have 25 years in the Building Construction / Landscape Industry . At present we are manly doing Bathroom and Kitchen up grades New ceilings and cavity sliding doors , all seam to be the go. I also have an airless spay unit for the finishing to...

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rack construction ltd

Joined June 2019

hi i am a builder who has 7 years experience in all fields of carpentry from new builds renovations light landscaping (fences and decks to pergolas) and i am happy to undertake even the smaller jobs from time to time.

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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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