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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Assembly of a wooden gazebo

Posted 1 month ago

Assembly of a wooden Gazebo See attached link for description and details ......

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Window Sill Replacement or Repair

Posted 2 weeks ago

We need one of our window Sill to be replaced and repaint. Please see the attached photos.

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General repairs to villa woodwork

Posted 2 weeks ago

Rotten window sill, fascia boards to replace. Gate Repairs / replacement.

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Door placement

Posted 1 month ago

New wooden back door to be fitted, with lock, handle and dog door

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Window frame fix

Posted 1 week ago

This is just a smaller job, but I have 2 windows which do not sit in their frames correctly, meaning they dont close properly. I was looking to get them plained down or whatever needs to be done to make them fit in the frame. I have attached a few photos. Looking for a rough idea of price for fix. Cheers

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6x4 Covered deck and/or window to door replacement

Posted 2 months ago

1. Replace 1.8m window with a door 2. Build 6x4m covered deck where window will become a door. Happy for either prices that include or exclude materials as negotiable if I supply building materials or not. Job includes preparing and constructing a standard material timber deck with a waterproof covering. Ideally you'll have time to do this job over January and/or February

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Entrance renovation

Posted 1 month ago

The entrance needs two trellises with built-in planters built and attached. There needs to be a path made and pea gravel laid on either side.

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Flat pack build & install

Posted 3 weeks ago

I’m keen to get two storage units from Mitre10 or Bunnings (... ) purchased, put together, and affixed to the walls in my garage so they won’t fall over in an earthquake. If needed, I can buy the two units and have them delivered to my home.

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Pergola

Posted 3 weeks ago

Pergola with posts into ground - approx size would be 4m x 5m - but we are flexible as have plenty of room if another size was easier to build. Standard height off ground is fine. Really just wanting to have little shade next to BBQ and outdoor table.

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Weatherboard replacement

Posted 2 days ago

Have damaged weatherboards on a 1920s villa that need replacing

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Box seating

Posted 2 months ago

We would like a box seat approx 2 metres built into an exisiting deck and a step to the deck built in. We would like the box seat to be waterproof to hold covers for decking equipment and some lights popped in the bottom please.

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Replace decking timber asap

Posted 2 months ago

Just removed spa pool and urgently need about 28 new decking timber replaced to fill gaping hole. Length 2430 mm x height 2335 Would like it done before 23 Dec

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Erect glasshouse #2

Posted 2 months ago

I’m after someone that can lay a concrete foundation, then a 600mm high brick base/wall on top of that, then complete the construction of a kitset glasshouse which sits on top of the brickwork. I have attached a picture to make it easier. The area is roughly 3x5 meters (slightly larger than the one in the picture). The concrete will only be a base right below the brick, not the whole floor area. The company who make the glasshouses provide information for builders for the base measurements e...

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Window sill fix up

Posted 1 month ago

The edge of the window sill has water logged and fallen away. It needs to be replaced

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Inside Finishing Work

Posted 1 month ago

Fitting of door locks, small ply ceiling (we have a gib lifter) skirting boards, shelving, timber battens, and simple kitchen if possible. Labour only. Envisage could be a weeks work - possibly a little more. Immediate start ideal

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Remedial work water damage

Posted 1 month ago

We require a builder in Palmerston North to remove external plaster around the vicinity of cracks to determine the extent of rotting wood. The wooden balcony beam which was exposed by removing kitchen gibboard revealed that the wood had black mould and was rotten. The extent of the rotten wood is not known until external plaster is removed. This should also expose the location of the leak damage which may or may not be from this crack in the plaster but may have arisen further up plaster on exte...

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Rebuild my deck

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need to have current timber replaced on existing frame work.

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Carpentary repairs

Posted 1 month ago

Garage walls need repairs [clearlite] plus 200mm x 50mm x approx 3metres door beam needs replacing [existing timber rotted]. plus some roof leaks need repairs.

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Door planing and cladding replacement

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, I’m looking for a builder to do a few jobs at my rental property. There are two external doors that stick and I’m looking to get the bottoms of these planed down. I also have two sections of weatherboard that require replacement. I currently have a painter at the property doing a full paint of the exterior. He said if I can get someone to do the doors next week he can prime and paint these.

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Leakage of garage

Posted 1 month ago

A quote to repair a leak at base of garage through a broken hardiplank. Or to cut concrete along to stop leak inside garage. Also to extend garage over already laid concrete

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Bathroom door installation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

14th January 2020

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 3
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 5
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 5

Hang internal door


15th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door placement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gate Built

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor deck repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install Two Dog Doors

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom repairs and outside garage door fix

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small deck, plus external door.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pre sale maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Old Patio Removal and New Deck

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Siddle door adjustment

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install a ceiling manhole

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair front and back deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Carpentry alteration

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Interior doors require trimming

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Catio Window Box

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Window sill repair

Work carried out by a subcontractor

17th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Merlo Joinery Specialist ltd

Joined November 2012

Manufacturer of Exclusively crafted joinery and furniture I am trade qualfied with forty seven years experience in this industry I make all items personally my self Quality and workmanship is gauranteed. Regards Neil.

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, a...

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Weston Developments

Joined June 2020

Hi. I started building in the manawatu, worked in several countries and cities so have a wide range of experience and knowledge in everything building. Renovation specialist, alteration, new construction. Great communicator, punctual, reliable. Look forward to helping out with your job. Cheers

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Morris Construction 2017 Limited

Joined February 2017

Morris Construction is Manawatu based, family run building company. Johno Morris is a qualified building practitioner who has over 10 years building experience. We have a team of 4 qualified builders and 3 apprentice builders who are driven and passionate about the industry. Our team takes pride in their work and has exceptional attention to detail. We offer a wide range of building services an...

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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 ... EE quotes,FAST service

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Rheuben builders

Joined August 2020

My name is Rheuben i am a builder, i am mostly looking for work to fill weekends. I am a friendly/aproachable person and am happy to give you a quote on the job you need completed.

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A Stage Construction

Joined January 2018

A-Stage Construction is a small family owned construction company based in Palmerston North, established in 2015. Owner/director Kalvin, is a registered master builder, with 10+ years experience in residential new builds, renovations, alterations and re-cladding, plus more! We have two training apprentices, 3rd and first year. We take pride in providing no obligation, competitive quotes and we...

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Reno Services

Joined September 2016

I offer non structural building work and renovation services for investment & residential properties. I pride myself on being on time and getting the project competed within the agreed timeframe and cost.

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Manawatu/ Whanganui and Hawkes Bay Region regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioner) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope of work yo...

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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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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

Palmer construction is a well established building business with a passion for house renovation and all general building and property maintenance including painting.

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J H Builder

Joined August 2020

Hard working apprentice builder, focused on client satisfaction. I work to a high standard to meet your requirements and offer competitive quoting. I pride myself on getting your project completed on time and on budget.

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HS Build ltd

Joined December 2018

We are a building company that covers a wide variety of building work from new builds to renovations, extensions, pole sheds, decks, fences and many more smaller maintenance or repair work that you may need. We pride ourselves on quality with competitive quotes and reliability.

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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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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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Astro Building & Maintenance

Joined June 2018

With over 30 years experience in construction, ASTRO Maintenance boast a wide knowledge and skills. Based in Levin, Horowhenua ASTRO Maintenance can accommodate various jobs throughout Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui and Kapiti Coast. From small maintenance repairs to all inside and outside renovations, ASTRO Maintenance provides a professional, high standard, reliable building and maintenance serv...

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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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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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SchoCon

Joined July 2012

Focused on outdoor living, hard landscaping and renovations, but also the cliche "for all your building needs". Being in the building and construction arena for 18 years, LBP licensed and trade qualified we will make your ideas and dreams reality.

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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