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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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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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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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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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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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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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Check out how homeowners like you are using Carpenters on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Outdoor fire/bbq/pizza oven

Posted 5 months ago

looking for quotes for outdoor fire/bbq/pizza oven

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Ramp Rail

Posted 6 months ago

some existing rails were not attached correctly as they were only screwed into the plasterboard, and as a result one has fallen off when pressure was applied. Job is to relocate 3 or 4 rails so attached securely to inside framing of wall, and to patch and paint the holes that have resulted.

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Door hanger

Posted 2 months ago

Take off old doors and rehang new doors. Fit new locks.

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Dining table needs repair

Posted 7 months ago

Quality focussed, we have a 1.8m long oak French style trestle dining table with two leg stand and was damaged in transit, the foot of the table (80cm long x 16cm wide) has snapped off from the leg post on both leg stand, please see attached photo, thanks

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Kitchen finishing

Posted 2 months ago

We need someone to put together some of our cabinets and panels that we took off to paint. We are struggling to put them back together like they were and some that we have put together need work. Also need someone to put a new range hood in. The ideal person for this job would someone with experience with cabinetry.

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Suzee Freeman

Posted 4 months ago

We have a 6 x 6 mtr area that is set in pavers. It needs a pergola built inside it that has character and suits the property. No timeframe as such, it needs to be well built and add to the garden.

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Pergola

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi I am currently building a new home in Whalers gate and would like to have a pergola/ patio attached to the home. 5 x 3 meters

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Oven Cabinet

Posted 2 months ago

Require cabinet adjustment to fit new oven. Current opening is too large (height). Need double oven to be raised to new height and cabinetry to be adjusted.

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Putting in a divider wall in laundry

Posted 2 months ago

Large laundry needs a divider wall put in. ( with a door ). May require a large cupboard to be built as well.

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Repair weather board and general works

Posted 7 months ago

Hi I am in process of purchasing house. and need a quote for fixing weather board and some other general maintenance, gutter cleaning etc. This is a 2 level house.

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Paul

Posted 6 months ago

I Have some broken or rotten floorboards which need repairing.

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Office doors

Posted 7 months ago

We want to replace 2 doors at our office in New Plymouth Central (near Puke Ariki). We'd appreciate if someone can have a look and let us know what doors we should order and give us a quote on how much it would cost to install and which option would be best to go with. Door 1: 1980mm x 810mm (with a small glass window inserted). This will be re-hinged to open up the other way. Door 2: 1980mm x 860mm (larger glass insert). Hinge will stay the same as door will open up the same way. Optio...

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Framing

Posted 5 months ago

Build new framing for security door

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Renovation #1

Posted 5 months ago

1) Entrance : Lining up the walls with plywood 2) Laundry: - One wall to be lined up with plywood - Plywood benchtop and cupboards - Replace small window 3) 6 doors to be swapped around (they currently open the wrong way around i.e. in the middle of the room as opposed to against the wall) 4) Remove build in cupboard and replace with new build in wardrobe

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Replace deck

Posted 4 months ago

Extend pre existing deck with seating ,in timber.

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Ceiling hatch or trapdoor

Posted 4 months ago

Supply and install a Prohatch ceiling hatch (no ladder) into a pinex tiled ceiling. Brace the opening between trusses with at least 2x90x45mm studs supported on joist hangars or equivalent to take the weight of a person pulling themselves up into a ceiling. Work on an hourly rate acceptable. Required by end of April19 or sooner if possible.

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Repair timber windows

Posted 2 months ago

We have 6 timber casement window frames that require repair or replacement.

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Cat door

Posted 4 months ago

I need someone to properly install my new cat door please, it’s in a door. No glass involved. There’s already an existing hole from current cat door however is a botch job and would like this done professionally please.

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Dining Table Repair

Posted 7 months ago

We have a 1.8m solid oak dining table on two solid oak leg stand, brand new, both leg stands were damaged in transit, the foot of the stand (80cm long x 16cm wide) snapped off from the leg post, please see attached photos. Quality focussed repair thank you.

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Replace small bit of carpet

Posted 4 months ago

My cat has scratched 2 pieces of carpet at the bedroom door. We have the carpet to replace but are moving out in a weeks time please help

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 139,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Ramp Rail

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen finishing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cavity Slider Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th November 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Ceiling hatch or trapdoor

Work carried out by an employee of the company

31st March 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Diana

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace window sill

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th December 2018

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build new deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th May 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Webber Building Ltd

Joined October 2010

25 years experience. Member of the Certified Builders Association of New Zealand. Liceinced Building Practioner. Competitive rates for high quality workmanship. Specialise in New Homes, renovations, additions, hard landscaping, Maintenance, Bathroom and Kitchens.

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Teraforma Construction

Joined November 2010

I am a builder who does tiling and landscaping when required, I have 15 years experience working in Auckland, Northshore, Hibiscus Coast & New Plymouth.I hold a degree in physical geography and I am very good with structural work. My rates are very reasonable and I work hard to meet deadlines for project completion.

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Lawrnce Builders Ltd

Joined November 2016

At Lawrence builders we like to take the time to work in with owner to find out exactly what they want.We then make it happen!Wether its a new home house extension or a commercial building or simply changing a door lock.We've got the experience and the team to get your next build project finished on time and on budget!

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G & N Moratti holdings Ltd

Joined January 2016

building residential houses for the past 4.5 years, do fencing, decks,concrete drives paths, carports, retaining walls, gibing,small alterations, insulation, and renovation work. all house work done from ground up to roofs high quality workmanship Guaranteed, never had a disappointed customer. Very competitive prices, work done on time and in budget. No job too small. will work 7 days to...

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The Good Job Boys

Joined May 2013

We specialise in all property maintenace. Owner occupied and rental. Gardening, Lawns, renovation, carpets cleaning and new, painting, minor repairs etc. Anything to do with the home and property care.

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Jade Hintz Builders ltd

Joined May 2017

From farm builds to new housing and everything in between, Jade Hintz Builders does it all. We offer competitive pricing and realistic timeframes. We have been in the building industry for years and pride ourselves on meeting the clients needs and our attention to detail.

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P & S Window and Dorr Repairs

Joined March 2017

Hi. We repair all windows and doors Do your windows fly open or dont open at all Is your door hard to slide or wont slide at all Then call us for a free quote All glass repairs to.aluminium and wooden.joinery New window stays, handles Door wheels, Locks, hinges Security products New joinery Small building projects No job to small Free quotes

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DNT construction

Joined January 2018

We are a small family owned construction company we have been around for 3 years now. I've been building for coming on 20 years. We cover pretty much all construction. From changing door handles to building apartment blocks and everything in between. We offer quality service on time and on price. Call us any time for a free quote

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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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J s builds ltd

Joined March 2018

Hey there, we are a professional fence & landscaping company where we set the bar for great work and completing jobs on time, we also do the odd excavation and section clean up

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Smart Build Solutions

Joined December 2016

I have been in the building industry, working all over Taranaki for the past 4 years. I am proud to be a qualified New Zealand builder. While my work mainly consists of building houses and doing renovations, I also enjoy helping customers with smaller jobs around their home and increasing value on their properties. Building maintenance is also an area I have been expanding into, assisting prope...

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mats engineering

Joined January 2014

ME – Mat’s Engineering is a leading general engineering contractor based in Kumeu Auckland. Established in January 2014, with 12 year’s experience in the industry ME has successfully completed numerous scale jobs, from every day repairs to machinery to turnkey projects for many prestigious clients in all different engineering sectors including: Fonterra, DFE pharmaceutical, Matua Winery, Cooper...

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Elite Painting and Decorating

Joined July 2017

I have been in the painting and wallpapering business for nearly 20 years. I am metiulous in my work. My clients have always been more than satisfied with what I have to offer, both large and small jobs, high end work or just some minor touch ups. And if for some reason you're not happy, I'll put it right! My aim is for an Elite finish every time and an elite experience. I also carry out minor r...

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Buildskills Limited

Joined October 2018

Hi, we specialise in home projects and maintenance. For all unlicensed building work of high quality at a reasonable price we are the team. For fences, decks, kitchen or bathroom upgrades or other projects around the home or rental, give us a call.

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mm Building Ltd

Joined October 2018

MM BUILDING LTD is published in 2013. We provide extensive experience in all areas of building service. From design to permits and offering high-quality trade work through the whole way. Whether you are doing small renovations or you going to build your dream home, we provide ourselves on being reliable, ensuring the work is done on time with the highest quality. With our services in Auckland,...

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Rooney Builders

Joined October 2018

Old school registered master builders. Chris being in the industry for 40years priding himself on price point and good quality works. We can do anything, from project management to everyday handy man chores. Just ask and we can help. We travel all over north island for your needs.

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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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Mr Fixer Ltd

Joined September 2011

Qualified Joiner, taking care of the home handy man project including, flat pac kitchens, painting, fences, decks etc, including sub trade organisation for the larger projects

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Glen Law Building ltd

Joined March 2019

Hello, We have a group of 4 keen hardworking builders. Two Qualified trades men and two apprentice workers. Friendly team that love the trade and what to do wright by the client and leave a positive lasting impression. Check out our facebook page to see more. Thank you.

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Allan Stuart Park

Joined December 2014

The complete handyman service with skills involving rectification of problems within any form of building.I have had over 20 yrs experiance from leaking bathrooms,Gib hanging/stopping carpentry,repairing decks,licensed waterproofer,tiling,painting,roofing repairs + more.I contracted to a major builder in Sydney repairing all number of issues in new builds till I decided to return to NZ in 2012.Sci...

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