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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Small carpentry repairs needed

Posted 1 week ago

We have two spaces; kitchen window bench and bathroom cabinet that we are needing to get replaced or repaired. We are hoping to get ideas of how we can do this or whether they both need replacing. Thank you

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Deck replacement

Posted 4 days ago

Quite large elevated deck needs replacing as is rotting, including pillars.

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Deck support repair

Posted 1 week ago

We have a deck that is starting to show signs of deterioration - specifically one of the support beams is showing decay so we wish to have that and any other structural repairs carried out. It is single level and once some boards are lifted it should provide easy access. We would also like one board replaced (was done by someone who used pine instead of Kwela)

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Deck extension #2

Posted 1 week ago

Looking to extend current deck at our new home. Would be extending approximately 1700mm wide and approximately 9500 long. Deck is below 1m. Current deck has 88 x 21mm pine boards so would be looking to use the same

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Remove and replace existing deck and spa pool

Posted 1 week ago

Remove existing deck, Remove built in spa pool. Replace existing deck and spa pool

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Door planned down

Posted 1 day ago

We have changed our bathroom floor to tiles so the door now does not fit. It is probably about 1.5-2.0 cms off, we need to have it planned down ASAP. I’ve attached a photo of the actual door and the tile height. Birkenhead.

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Deck extension and shelter

Posted 2 weeks ago

I would like to create a deck extension and install a shelter/shadow to cover from the sun, I am seeking for advice and actual work as well.

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General Maintenance and Repairs

Posted 23 hours ago

Hi, We're looking for some general maintenance and repairs on a property in Beach Haven, North Shore. Things that we need fixed are along the lines of: - replacement internal door handle(s) -Fix a couple of internal doors damaged by kids -Gutter replacement - Fix /seal small, stand-alone shed roof - Install a melamine board to box around fridge (ordered from Bunnings, just needs to be installed)

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Deck extension

Posted 1 week ago

Looking to extend current deck at our new home. Would be extending approximately 1700mm wide and approximately 9500 long. Deck is below 1m. Current deck has 88 x 21mm pine boards so would be looking to use the same

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Deck rebuild assistance

Posted 5 days ago

Need help with decking, balusters and posts, ideally to be done before Christmas but preferably ASAP. Some work has been done that isn’t shown in the photo, I haven’t put an up to date photo as was trying To show the height of it. But some decking has been done. Expecting it to take maybe 5 full days work

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Deck rebuild

Posted 2 weeks ago

We would like our current deck, clear light covered pergola and a second plain pergola Taken down and removed. We would then like a new deck built from 140mm x 25mm pine decking. The deck area is approx 40m2. The deck at its highest will be around .7 metre high and at lowest about 20 cm high. We would like approx 4 steps dropping from The .7 down onto our front lawn. We have an outdoor hot water cylinder and would like a cover/cupboard built around it. We would like 2.5m x 2m bifold doors (w...

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Reline shower

Posted 4 days ago

the shower base has cracked and is leaking underneath. shower needs new lining ... has had 'Formica' surrounds on three sides. Could become 'drive in' shower with coved floor covering to include whole bathroom. this is urgent .

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Front Steps Rebuild

Posted 1 week ago

We require our steps to our front either fully rebuilt or partially, unfortunately, I don't think we will know until the job has started. I have attached a couple of photos to show the scope of work required. This job needs to be done ASAP as we are getting the house ready for putting on the market very shortly.

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Deck

Posted 1 week ago

Extention of existing deck and also adding stairs on the one side

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Wooden Ramp

Posted 1 day ago

Build a wooden ramp with handrail by front deck

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Ceiling repair

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, We have had one of our roofers go through the ceiling and would like this repaired asap. i have attached a photo of the damage. Thanks Tash Johnson Roofing

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Construction of deck in a small garden, including landscaping

Posted 1 week ago

Want a deck in my small garden after removing shrubs and clothes line.

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Takapuna Backyard Deck

Posted 4 days ago

I have a ~6m x ~6m backyard fully fenced - it has become our dogs kingdom of poo over the last year. I'd like to fully deck the whole area and turn into a viable entertainment area for summer. There's a washing line on one of the fences which I will be uninstalling prior to the deck going in. There's also a large outdoor ground A/C unit (pictured) that will need to be considered. I can have this moved if necessary. I'd like to kick this off asap and have it ready for summer.

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Reception Desk Sand and Repaint

Posted 5 days ago

Sanding down and repaint of a front desk reception. Will need to be done outside of business hours in the evening or on a Sunday.

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Deck sanding

Posted 1 week ago

Kwilla deck needing sanding to remove old paint and revive wood. 3.5m wide x 7.3-8m long plus 5 stairs. Decking is 8+ years old and is nailed down.

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2 Cat doors to install.

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5th October 2020

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Fit replacement external door

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19th August 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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New cupboard from void space

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2nd October 2020

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 5
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Repair holes left from A/C removal


8th October 2020

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Willis St Reno

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13th September 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Wrap around deck and pergola entrance way Beach Haven

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th October 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5

Deck extension and spa

Work carried out by an employee of the company

21st August 2020

Workmanship
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 4
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 3
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 4

Built in bookshelves for lounge

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3rd August 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5

Wooden Table Tops

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14th September 2020

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 5
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Garage renovation

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28th July 2020

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 4
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Deck and Fence

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26th September 2020

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Deck Replacement

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4th September 2020

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Install new stairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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Curved laminated timber seat and back rest bases

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th September 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5

Garden deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th September 2020

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 4
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 5
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 5
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Build deck/floor in under house area

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th October 2020

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 5
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 5
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 4
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 4

Repair of a futon bed in North Shore, Auckland

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th August 2020

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 5
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Moving internal doors

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th July 2020

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 5
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 5
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Fitting of a new door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th October 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5

Villa verandah

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th September 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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BuildUps Decks

Joined August 2020

Hi all, Need a new deck built or replaced. Get in touch. Making and designing back yard decks or working of an existing deck to extend it is our specialty. We also specialize in fences from dismantle to renewal. We also do delivery of waist at a cheaper rate then hiring out a skip or concourse weight price. We work mainly in the weekends but with summer arising we like to get Friday in fo...

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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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Golden hammer

Joined February 2017

Hi, my name is Saeid Shabani. I am a builder and carpenter and have been working as a builder and carpenter for over 24 years. I have been working in New Zealand 9 years as a builder and or carpenter. I have a site safety card, I also have my full drivers licence. I own all my own tools and equipment and have a good experience in a lot of different fields. I have been living in New Zealand for o...

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Provue Glass Ltd

Joined July 2018

Hi, I have been in the trade for the last 12 years and pride myself in my work. Specializing in, showers, splashbacks, mirrors, broken windows, new glazing, pet doors and more. We offer competitive pricing and free quotes.

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Nz build tech

Joined May 2017

I have been involved in building for around 10 years . I have experience in fencing , retaining walls , decks and deck repairs, repairs to water damage floors, Interior repairs big and small , I have been involved with office fit outs and refurbishment from start to finish, examples are anz bank refurbish , spark refurbish , Pacifica refurbish , I have worked with aluminium window frames and alumi...

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MPV Building Services Ltd

Joined August 2011

Been living and working out west for over 30 years. I'm into doing it right first time. Satisfaction guaranteed. Dislike people being ripped off. Fully equipped utes for a quick no mess, no fuss job. All debris removed. Hard to find good reliable help these days. In my time I have done a multitude of various types of jobs and projects. Some of these include Walkways, Bridges, Stairways. Various...

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AndyT

Joined March 2014

Hi, I work as a home handyman. I originally trained as a mechanical and high-precision metal engineer working in factory fabrication and maintenance in a variety of industries. I work to a high standard, am reliable and communicate well. Typical types of work which suits me: - Internal detailing, repair, upgrade, improve, silence, etc. - Make, fit, maintain doors, windows, walls, cupboar...

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KFC Limited

Joined April 2010

Hi, We specializes in the construction of residential and commercial projects. Involving in new built, renovation, upgrade from small to large scale in Auckland region. We are extremely focused on the delivery of our construction projects to be completed in time with quality and on budget. Formed in 2015 and privately-owned company that is a strong, stable and reliable force in the constructio...

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Anderson Building & Construction

Joined February 2018

Hey there, Ive been in the industry for the last 6 years, trained in Taupo and moved to Auckland 3 years ago. I was trained to a very high standard and level of quality. I take a lot of pride in my work and every job I do. Customer satisfaction is at the top of my priority list and I always want to make sure that my client is happy with the work me and my team do. Please get in touch if you think...

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ajkchippie

Joined August 2020

Hi, i have had a range of experience in building kitchens, boat building, cabinetry and recently extended my experience to building houses. I have built my own home and worked on a number of residential projects, apartments as well as exterior projects such as decks, fencing and retaining walls. Call me for a quote. Aaron

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On Time Maintenance Ltd

Joined April 2019

Handyman , Repair and maintenance in general anything wood or steel works . House , gates fence ,decks , soft chemical wash and high pressure cleaning house , drive ways etc

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Ziah Contract Ltd

Joined May 2017

I specialise in residential and commercial foundation work, concrete work (placing and finishing)and steel fixing. I can work as a builder, site work,paving, renovating old houses, fencing and decking. I am professional and endeavor to meet deadlines for project completion. I have 16 years experience, Cert III in Concrete placing and finishing, Precast, and Site work (completed in 2008) I provi...

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Rossin building services

Joined June 2020

Hi, I have been completing small building projects in my spare time over the last 2 years. I specialise in small jobs, concreting, fencing, lean to structures and pathways. I am very professional and work hard to meet deadlines and meet the clients needs. I promise myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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W G Carpentry Ltd

Joined December 2017

I specialise in renovations but also work on new builds and smaller projects. I have been building for over a decade and am a licensed building practitioner. I take great pride in my work and make sure everything is finished to a high standard, while maintaining deadlines and working hard to meet the budget. I come with numerous great references

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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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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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Jake of All Trades Ltd

Joined March 2019

I am coming from a family of builders and building contractors and have been in contact with many handy jobs. I would like to concentrate on smaller jobs and provide competitive quotes.

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Leiana's Contractors

Joined May 2017

Small team of experience builders & masons who got together to do contracting work . Our service includes landscaping., concrete , demolition , fencing ,retaining walls, turf , Gib , insulation , home repairs , renovation . www. ... .nz

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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. ... .nz

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Emerain property maintenance

Joined April 2018

Hi there I have a years of experience in property maintenance. I am able to do any types of work small or big jobs you ... cluding plumbing, plastering , painting ,any repair or renovation. Also I have years of experience in troubleshoot white appliances. Such as Washing machine, fridge, Dryer, microwave, dishwasher etc.. Let me know know if I can help you with anything. Thanks Regards...

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