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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Supervision of Design and construction of roof over deck by LBP

Posted 3 days ago

I am wanting to put polycarbonate roofing over an existing deck at the entrance to a dwelling. (24.5 sq m). I purchased materials to do this not realising it exceeded 20 sq m. From the guidance on the council website below, it can be done without consent as long as - • Porches and verandas to 30 square metres in size, when a Licensed Building Practitioner is to carry out or supervise design and construction. I was hoping (if I understand it right) to pay for a consultation with a LBP o...

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Lyons Deck

Posted 1 week ago

Deck Railing to be redone. New deck support post New bolts

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Flat deck

Posted 1 day ago

4.7m x2.9m deck with pine in flat courtyard.

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Window removal

Posted 10 hours ago

I have a window that I need removed and the new Hardiplank installed over the hole. This forms part of a larger project that is consented so I need a LBP to either do the work or provide direction to me. I only need the new framing and cladding done which will require a council inspection. Inside lining is not required as is painting etc. Window measures 1840 (h) x 1220 (w). Replacement Hardiplank is still available.

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Decking

Posted 5 days ago

There are three decks around the property. All three are in disrepair and need to be rebuilt with like for like.

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Re position the deck that is dropping down

Posted 3 days ago

deck landing has drop down from the door level, need to lift up to the door level, not sure why it drop but may need few more poles ?

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Garage Overhead Shelving Unit + Partition Wall

Posted 2 days ago

My garage is a tandem, and 3m wide. I want to put some overhead spanning shelving in (wall to wall) where the ceiling jumps from 2.4 to 3.3m high. I want to put heavy gear up there so needs to be grunty. Also (nearly) underneath to put up a partial wall to act as a divider. Also need to pin heavy storage units against that wall to stop the units toppling, so all need to be solid and safe. I had some designs in mind and looked to do it myself, but felt a professional would do a much better, faste...

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Pantry/Linen Cupboard

Posted 1 week ago

I have a large floor to ceiling cupboard in a new house. Apart from a hot water cylinder that takes up about a quarter of it, it is empty. I want to split the cupboard in 2 - 1 part for a linen cupboard (around the cylinder - which is not hot to touch) and the other part as a pantry. The cupboard has 3 sliding doors.

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Replace wooden decking

Posted 1 day ago

Replace wooden decking and some sleepers on a path

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Pergola #2

Posted 5 days ago

Need a pergola/ shade for my existing deck 4.5×7.6 approx.

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Deck restoration and new deck

Posted 7 hours ago

We intend to renovate our existing front yard deck and also add a new deck to the side of our house.

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Door frame and architrave replacement #2

Posted 1 hour ago

Take off one side of current architrave and door frame around bathroom door (sliding door) and replace with pine (currently mdf), due to moisture swelling. Once replaced, silicone around base next to tiles.

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Boxing in of fire surround #2

Posted 6 days ago

Hi there, I’d like to cover up the stone work and raise the height of the mantel piece.

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Replace scribers on windows and some square wooden trim on edge of roofline

Posted 4 days ago

Looking for competent handyman, hammer hand, apprentice. Replace a few rotten scribers around window. Need to cut scribers to match weather board zig zag profile and install. Replace 20mm x 40mm trim that is rotten. around where roof tiles meet weatherboard. There is about 40 meters of this at both ends of house and on garage. Need to be painted and siliconed as part of this job. need to be done next week Probably a 1-2 days work here. These will need to be painted.

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Repair to outdoor wooden table

Posted 1 week ago

Replace a rotten section (about 1 foot long and 3 inches wide) with new wood.

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Repair steps handrails

Posted 1 day ago

A vehicle has damaged the hand rails of steps off a deck. The support posts are in concrete.

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Pergolas at birkdale

Posted 9 hours ago

We just want estimate cost and some ideas for pergolas .

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Small deck - Decking replacement- composite

Posted 4 days ago

Small deck. Pine decking on at present. Would like to replace with composite decking for better wear and tear. Job is to uplift and replace with new decking. Please price to be quoted with decking and without decking supplied. Deck at rear of the property. It is not a big job just don’t have the time to do it.

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Deck Remedial work

Posted 3 days ago

Work required: (1)Replace all decking floor boards ( not with kwila) (2)Rework barrier design to meet Ak Council height compliance ( I think its 1m) (3)Install 2 x posts from ground to top of barrier where I've marked BP - to support the barrier. (its quite stable but has a tendany to lean out). (4)Time Frame for work ASAP. Note: I'm considering rainsing the garden ground level as it is over the 1.5m max height allowed by Auck Council. Give me seperate quote to paint / stain finisn...

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Repair exterior cladding on house

Posted 2 days ago

One large hole and one small hole along the back wall of house, repair required to cladding. I think it's just a small job.

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With over 184,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Wooden door step

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Small carpentry repairs needed

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

14th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Building timber replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th December 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck extension #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pool decking

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th January 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Bathroom skirting & door hanging

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

22nd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trims

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Floor repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Butanol deck needs restoration

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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15th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Wooden Ramp

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck balustrade

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th January 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Decking boards need replacing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck repair and alterations

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck and small retaining wall in Beach Haven

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck extension #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New Deck - Council Approved

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

putting up a pergola #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Harris House

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Auckland repairz

Joined December 2013

Hi, we are UK qualified with over 40 yrs experience. . We specialize in building repairs, bathrooms, and modifications of existing homes, building through to painting. We are very flexible to your needs, to suit your budget. Apply for a free quote.

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Qikfix

Joined June 2019

Hi , we've been building new house and renovating old ones for last 4 years. While we specialise in Major renovations and new builds we also smaller jobs from time. As they say no job is too big or too small. We are very professional and work very hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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LT construction Ltd

Joined August 2019

hi , we've been renovating fence , deck , retaining wall for few years . Jobs are successful approved by city council . we are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for projects completing . we pride ourselves on proving competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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JJ Property maintenance

Joined June 2011

Self employed for over 20 years. Vinyl laying for over 40 years. Experienced in both domestic & commercial jobs. Can lay floors, walls (disabled showers etc;) bartops or pretty much anywhere it is possible to lay vinyl. I do not usually advertise as I have gained plenty of work by word of mouth & have many happy customers to testify to this. Will measure, quote, prepare & lay the job from star...

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Quick Fix Handyman

Joined April 2019

Odd jobs piling up around the house? Or selling your house or renovating it. We can do it all Install, maintain, repair, clean and paint to a finish. Hire a handyman to get it all fixed or maintained. Free Quotes on, whether it's ; Computer repairs, Furniture repair, Appliance, TV HiFi setup installation, Fix & Maintenance, TV Antenna and Dish (Diagnostic, Installation & Repair) Plumbin...

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Hard Road Concrete and Civil

Joined January 2013

Hi, i have 30 years experience in concrete work,driveways, paths, exposed agregate and coloured concrete, plus kerb an channel. I also do small drainage work, metal prep, carkparks aswell as retaining walls,building,and paving cobbles, aswell as landscaping.Big or small, we do it all, FREE QUOTE. Note: i am in the 200 plus jobs club,on builders crack!! Regards Norm Noakes M.D C,CW, NZ.

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Swanson Builders

Joined May 2018

Swanson Builders have been helping people achieve their dream homes through renovations for the last two years. Before that Ash worked in many building sectors, such as interior fit out, formwork construction, landscaping and extensions and renovations. This has given him invaluable skills to help you achieve your vision, whatever that looks like for you.

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Nuri Construction Ltd

Joined November 2018

Hi, We are experts in renovation works and building new houses being in the construction business for the last 18 years. We are capable of doing any job whether it is big or small. We pride in meeting deadlines and project completions, we can also work on Saturdays when things need to be done. Also we are confident about our competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget.

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Citadel Construction Ltd

Joined October 2019

We are a small Northshore based company with 18 years experience in the construction industry. We specialize in all aspects of residential construction including, new builds, reclads, extensions, small renovations such as kitchens and bathrooms and all areas of hardscaping such as decks, fences and retaining walls. We are fully licensed and guarantee all our work.

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Evgeny

Joined October 2009

I have more than 10 years experience in roofing industry, specialize in all aspects of new roof, re-roof and repairs. Materials: rubber membrane, TPO membrane, torch-on membrain, dec-k-ing. Have got building skills. Can change plywood, make right slope

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ViFi Limited

Joined October 2020

Hi i am an experienced tradesperson but new to builders crack. I am well versed with handyman tasks and pride myself with doing a professional job which I try and deliver on time. I have attached a few few pictures of my recent work. In addition to the pictures where I cant show the before and after I would like to add that I do, TV/Projector wall mounts including running wires through the walls...

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World wood ltd

Joined September 2017

We are a friendly team of professionals who know how to build or upgrade your house. Our prices are very attractive and the quality of the work will make you wonder. - Decks and fences

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stonefield building

Joined March 2018

Stonefield Building Ltd is expert in New Build,Renovations,re-cladding, Extension your one stop licensed, registered construction company. Competitive prices high quality finishing. For more info Please refer to our web site www. ... .nz

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A1 Construction & Renovations Ltd

Joined September 2019

A1 Construction & Renovations Ltd team provides a comprehensive service, maintaining your entire building, from the roof to the floor. We save our clients time and money because we put in place a maintenance plan that fixes problems before they arise. We take pride in our reliable, prompt and efficient service, and our friendly approach to every job. At A1 Construction & Renovations Ltd are...

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SaMYETA Contracting Ltd

Joined December 2016

Our company specializes in building houses, renovating, decking, fencing, complete landscaping and any type of concreting jobs. We also do smaller jobs as required. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and working to your satisfaction. Honesty is our policy.

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TroMar Maintenance and Electrical Services

Joined December 2015

We renovate build and manitain property. Your one stop shop for Building , handyman, electrical and plumbing repairs and upgrades . 30 years experience in domestic ,commercial and industrial maintenance. We pride ourselves in being thorough and completing jobs on time and within budget. Our quotes are realistic and fair and we won't keep you waiting "TroMar guarantees all "TroMar" workmanship...

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Armstrong

Joined March 2020

I am a qualified builder have a trade of NZ certificate of carpentry L4 from MIT Manukau, and still on study for my diploma. Been on building for long time in both Residential and Commercial Iam a Tongan very happy to work with you Thanks

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Those Guys Property Services

Joined September 2020

Hi, we've been in the property services industry for well over 15 years and can offer you whole range of skill sets. While we enjoy tackling renovations, we do take the time to help out with the smaller things to make your life easier. We are very professional, meet deadlines for project completion and definitely work hard. We take pride in our competitive pricing and quotes, and always stick to t...

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RD Property Contracting

Joined November 2011

RD Property Contracting Ltd are property handy men we are able to do a wide range of jobs from General Maintenance to landscaping and some plumbing work Rubbish removals and painting , Digger work , Demo work , Fencing , Deck work so if you ask we will tell you what else we can do.

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Marama Builders

Joined September 2019

Hi there, We' ve been building for the last 8 years. We do all sort of works , new build, renovations, property maintenance , decking and Fences. We are qualified builders (LBP) , very professional and work hard to complete jobs on time and on budget.

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