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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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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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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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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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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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104 vogel st

Posted 1 month ago

Deck around para pool restoration / rebuild. The para pool is round with decking being placed around half of it. The decking wood chosen is of poor quality and needs replacing likewise I believe some of the pile foundations as it has sunk in some places and could not nail new replacement decking timber to some of them. This could possibly be a labour only job provided the materials required is advised by the builder as I get a discount at Bunning's :-)

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Back step

Posted 1 week ago

wooden back steps have brocken and the deck they come off is a bit unsteady.

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Fence

Posted 4 weeks ago

We are needing a quote on a fence repair or replace

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Garden Lantern Boxes

Posted 1 month ago

We would like 9 wooden boxes to attach to our fence to hang our garden lanterns in. Approximately 35cm height by 20cm width by 20cm depth (... ), with a solid back, top & bottom, glass panels on the left and right sides (in a wooden frame) and a glass panel door (also in a wooden frame and no handles). Finished in a white paint durable for outdoor weather.

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Building a decking for an existing door

Posted 1 month ago

Need someone who build this to code of conduct according to the photo below. Thanks need it to be done as soon as possible

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Deck

Posted 1 month ago

Require a builder who has experience building a deck from the ground up..this will be quite a big deck at 60 m2 so whoever l award this job to will have proven deck building experience with preferably a portfolio l can look at and also any previous clients you have built decks for whom l could contact..l will also require a couple of privacy screens built on the deck as well..builder must be able to start job on the 17th February.

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Large double fully insulated dog kennel

Posted 2 months ago

Needing a outdoor kennel made for two large dogs. Wanting it fully insulated with two doors leading into one room. Would be good to get job done in January.

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Deck & Fencing

Posted 1 month ago

Hi I would like a quote to get a deck build over an existing cement veranda with a part privacy wall and a front fence to be build and move the existing driveway gate down. Thanks Louise

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Repairs and minor renovation, preparing house for sale

Posted 3 weeks ago

New kitchen unit to be installed Bath to be removed and walls to be replaced and installed shower (some rot in wall?) Afix 3 new doors remove flue in garage and replace small section of iron, few other repairs. Some can be done now, inside work to happen in 2 -3 months time

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4.8 x 2.5m Wood Pergola Roof

Posted 2 weeks ago

Looking to have a chunky wood (mac?) pergola roof built - to come out from house and supported by posts on a concrete courtyard. 4.8m wide x 2.5m long approx. Quote to include all materials & labour. Experience building essential as it needs to be structurally sound & stand the test of time. Photo 1 is the look I want and photo 2 is of the area it’s to be built at.

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Sanding back of small deck

Posted 1 month ago

Please advise what the GST inclusive cost would be to sand a 255cm x 337cm deck back to bare wood. It is 3 years old & has a thin paint like coating on it, so will hopefully only need 120 grit sandpaper. Subsequent cleaning & staining to be done by the owner. Completion before end of Feb preferred, but not essential. Many thanks.

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Replace weatherboards and window sill

Posted 3 days ago

Hello, Looking for someone with carpentry experience to replace rotten weatherboards and repair a window sill on an old character home. Open to other suggestions also. Needing work done soon so the I can paint the property. Cheers

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Pergola

Posted 1 week ago

build a 6m by 5m pergola with a clear light roof.

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Carpenter required #2

Posted 1 month ago

Required carpenter for a few days work. Work involved demolition, fixing sills, relining walls

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Build a roofed pergola on existing new deck

Posted 1 month ago

I am thinking about Building a roofed pergola on my existing new deck (about 20 square meters). The roof would be transparent and pergola would be attached to sides of outside wall or eaves. Now, the new timber decking were built on top of concrete patio and painted. Any builders who are interested in the job, please come to give us a quote.

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Carpentry work

Posted 1 month ago

Installing new attic ladder and relining rooms

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Deck

Posted 1 month ago

Building a deck according to a PNCC requirements. Thanks

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 156,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Cat door install - wooden door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th June 2019

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

Repairing for the floor

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

10th June 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fixing 4 bookcases to walls with brackets

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Carpentry Repairs x 7 and some painting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing rotten porch

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 3

Framing an entranceway

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pats deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 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

Deck repair


3rd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom door installation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

14th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door planing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace beams in enclosed pergola/shed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gate in Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

levelling sinking deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Subfloor Consult and Quote

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th August 2019

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
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cutting/nailing up a piece of cornice

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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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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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.uniquerenovations.co.nz

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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 guaranteed.FREE quotes,FAST service

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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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X Ray Build

Joined July 2019

Kia Ora, I am a qualified LBP and experienced builder who has come from a 10 year background of architectural builds and renovation. Any job is in capable hands from straight forward decking to octagonal roofing. I am a polite and problem solving carpenter and I pride myself in my efficiency, detail, cleanliness. I usual work alone but I have a small team of excellent builders and lads ready...

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MD buildings services

Joined February 2020

I’ve been working in the building trade for a number of years gaining a range of skills to build and repair. Easy going and hard working and here to complete which ever tasks you need Look forward to helping you.

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Champion Building Solutions

Joined February 2019

Hi we are a small locally owned business specialising in bathrooms, decks, fences and concrete projects. We are professionals and take pride in our work and are driven by quality workmanship.

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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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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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Aaron Crosby Building and maintence

Joined July 2018

Hi I have just moved to Wanganui. I am a self employed builder that has been in the business for 23 years. DESCRIPTION OF WORK General repairs and maintenance, bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, roofing, decks, veranda's, fences, anything at all. No job too small. I'm extremely reliable and if my quote is excepted I will not let you down. I pride myself to be the best that I can. Warm re...

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Bespoke Wooden Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2018

Outdoor living solutions: gates, decks, fences, planter boxes and bar leaners to name a few. We specialise in the local manufacture and installation of wooden gates - and other landscape construction work. We also do flatpack assembly (including kitchens).

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Rapid construction

Joined November 2018

We are an sole trading firm I'm am the only worker for this business so must book fast as could book out, I'm located in Palmerston North and can negotiate further distance We do most plasterboard, plastering, and plasterboard repairs, insulation installing, renovations, frame work and other maintenance email or text with your enquiries or book

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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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C&L Builders

Joined August 2017

Our company complete residential and light commercial projects. We work hard to meet deadlines and satisfy out customers. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes.

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Andyman Maintenance

Joined August 2019

British city and guilds carpenter qualified 35 plus years, Being doing general timber repairs and property maintenance eg:- windows and doors, deck and fence repairs for the last 15 years for both Corporate and private clients in NZ. I specialize in small repairs that the big building companies don't cater for. Call or email me for a quote. Andy

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Waka Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined May 2017

We love the small stuff! Renovations are our specialty and were Licensed Qualified Builders so you can build with confidence. We also project manage your dreams so you just have to deal with us and we take care of everything from start to finish.

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A stage construction

Joined January 2018

Fully qualified licensed building practitioner with 10+ years experience in residential new builds, decks, fencing, additions, bathrooms, fit outs etc. A-Stage Construction has been established since 2015, we take pride in providing no obligation, competitive quotes and we work hard to meet deadlines, on time, on budget!

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The Task Masters

Joined February 2016

We are your One Stop Professional Service Provider. We are a family owned and operated local buisness. We do the Tasks you either cant or dont have time to do. No Job Too Big or Small. We provide the following Services -Property Maintenance -Roofing Maintenance -Re roof -Moss & Mold Removal -Gutter Clean & Flush...

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Truebuild Construction

Joined February 2017

Licenced Building Practitioner and trade certified carpenters. Undertake all big or small jobs from new homes, to alterations and repairs, sheds and garages, fences and decks, and everything in between

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Firth landscape construction

Joined March 2017

For all your landscaping/construction needs call firth landscape construction free quotes, professional work done to high standards very competitive quotes...we do it all, landscaping renovations tiling, laminate flooring concreting asphalting. We have high standards and we know you'll be happy.

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