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

Wardrobe Doors width shortening

Posted 2 months ago

Hi there We recently had a wardrobe unit installed however the width of the drawers are wider than anticipated therefore the drawers cannot open fully as they hit the two cupboard roller doors. We require the width of both roller doors to be shortened to enable the drawers to be opened. The two roller doors easily came off. Regards Simon

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Bargeboard

Posted 1 month ago

Remove and replace 2 wooden barge boards

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Lois #2

Posted 3 weeks ago

extension of deck using original fencing

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Bowls Lockers for storing gear

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are going to instal 60 lockers in our members room for members to store their bowls gear. Have planned for 3 units (2x 24 pigeon hole and 1x12 pigeon hole) and each locker will be lockable.

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Barque Cres Deck

Posted 1 month ago

Currently a circular enclosed (not covered) deck (on the South side upper level), which over the years has rotted and worn - looking to replace with a deck that won't flood when it rains! Also some vertical exterior boards in the windows below need to be replaced.

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A small building job

Posted 1 month ago

we have a job that requires some window frames & boards replaced. It needs to start on Thursday next week.

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Gate repair

Posted 2 months ago

I gate needs to be rehung (off hinge) 2 gates need minor repairs

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Paremata Playcentre window mullion repair

Posted 1 month ago

We have a rotten mullion and potential damage to the adjacent wood at the bottom that needs repair/replacement at our local playcentre. Glass will need to be removed and reinstalled as part of job. Finish we are looking for is prepped and ready for final paint.

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New Build - Built in wall units, wardrobe, vanities, desks etc

Posted 1 week ago

I have drawn up in sketch up the what I am after with the dimensions, wanting a company to quote to manufacture theses. Can be flat pack. Quote for different finishes - will be wood look. I haven't entered the expected cost below.

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33 m2 deck restoration/rebuild

Posted 2 months ago

My deck is getting pretty tired and I’m looking to have it replaced/remedied. At the ground level, the posts are half-rounds... yeah... the bearers are rotted in places and need replacing. I’m ultimately trying to decide whether to repair it or replace the whole deck, and to find the right person to do it.

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Deck steps

Posted 4 weeks ago

I recently bought a house with 3 small decks . All of them have steps with rediculously high rises which make kit difficult to get in and out if the house!! I would like a quote to have these altered please. I am off work this week if someone could come and see the job. It would be great to get it done soon please. Thank you

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New deck

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, we need to take down our old small deck and are wanting to build a bigger newer one. Just looking at a quote at the moment. Looking at extending current deck out to the next fence pole at least and out to the edge of the grass/concrete path/2 back door steps in pics below.

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Timber Pillar replacement

Posted 1 month ago

we have 9 250 by 250mm timber pillars which hold up external framing as a feature of our house. These are apparently Mac and have started to rot out from the bottom up. We need to get these replaced

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Decked outdoor area

Posted 2 months ago

Newly constructed house in Aotea. Need quotes for a deck. Roughly 84sqm. I recommend you do measurements yourself as well. Level/flat area. No slopes to be concerned about. Looking for a basic deck. Nothing fancy.

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Outdoor steps

Posted 1 week ago

I have an existing set of outdoor stairs that have rotten to the point of being unsafe. I need these replaced.

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Low deck along side of house and current deck pole leveling

Posted 2 months ago

We want someone to do the following: -build a low deck down the side of the house and have it meet up smoothly with a current deck. - The front corner deck pole is on an angle so will need leveling. - stairs built down from the new low deck to our top terrace below current deck. We want to get on to this as soon as possible so trying to get an idea of the costs.

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New deck

Posted 1 month ago

New deck replacement. I have upload the original plans, but we would like to extend the width and length. 7400L x 3400w x 1730H.

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Sanding, prepping and painting our doors and frames

Posted 3 months ago

Hi there, We are in the middle of all our renovations and are now looking for someone to help us out with the wooden doors and frames before we get our plasterer in for the walls. We have 12 or so doors total, including 3 wardrobe doors we'd love to have sorted. After doing a lot of the reno ourselves this is just one thing we are absolutely sure we don't want to do ourselves. We have stripped 30 years of paint and wallpaper from the surrounds of some of the frames already, and they need a...

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Maintenance

Posted 1 month ago

replace front external door install external door to existing porch rehang 2 internal doors replace kitchen door replace garage side door Possibility of building a small 1mx2m porch at front door

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 159,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Pergola for a Spa

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th May 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bargeboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Timber Pillar replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

New deck

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

5th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sliding Doors

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

TV bracket install x 3

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gate repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Check window weathertightness and quote to fix;

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sanding, prepping and painting our doors and frames

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trim doors after new carpet

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Low Deck - Whitby

Work carried out by an employee of the company

1st July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wardrobe Doors width shortening

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Old stair rails need replacing.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

new decks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Partition wall removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Patio Gate and Sandpit Project

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extend our deck!

Work carried out by an employee of the company

3rd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Upgrade

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Woodworking table

Work carried out by an employee of the company

9th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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NBC Ltd

Joined August 2017

NBC Ltd is an experienced Wellington painter and decorator business committed to exceptional service to deliver all interior and exterior house painting jobs on time and within budget. I can also fixed or repaired house both inside and outside. For inside I can do the wall, plastering, chipboard, doors and ceiling, outside I can do the weatherboard and roof, I can also do a fence. To make your...

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Tony's Painting & Building Services

Joined November 2016

We provide a high quality cost effective service for all your home and commercial needs. Exterior and interior painting undertaken by painters with 20 years plus experience. Interior and exterior maintenance carries out by an experienced builder. Happy to quote for large and smaller jobs, Satisfaction is a high priority for us and we won't let you down. Cheers Tony

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JAMES THE BUILDER

Joined September 2009

Hello my name is James and I have been building for 10 years. And I specialize in doing those smaller jobs I am NZ qualified and believe in doing the job right the first time. I have a team of sub contractors that have the same motto. As the building process can be daunting it is my job to help my clients thought this experience, keeping the lines of communication open at all times, because a...

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Essential Services Wellington trading as Property Solutions Wellington

Joined February 2017

Hi I provide quality maintenance solutions with prompt service and high quality workmanship a priority please read my reviews placed by satisfied customers. I look forward to meeting you assisting you with your needs. Jobs completed on time and on budget.

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Green Innovations NZ

Joined July 2019

Here at Green Innovations, our goal is to provide top quality thermally efficient products to create warm and healthy Kiwi homes. We use our years of industry experience to work alongside our clients to advise different options and their advantages. Using high quality European and Canadian tried and tested products that are eco-friendly, low maintenance and low allergen, we strive to bring New...

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Glass Innovate Ltd

Joined February 2019

Glass Innovate is one of Wellingtons top Glass and Glazing companies. Our professional qualified glaziers can install anything to do with glass. From a simple single pane window, to specialized unusual projects that other glaziers wouldn't touch, we can do anything. Some of what we can do include: Splashbacks Frameless Showers Glass Table Tops Customized Aquariums Windows Mirrors Balus...

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Redefine Renovations and Construction Ltd

Joined February 2013

Hello We are highly skilled team of carpenters and apprentices, with a wealth of experience in all aspects of the building trade. While we specialise in alterations and additions, we can help with all aspects of your project With my considerable project management skills, projects are completed efficiently, whilst ensuring the work is completed to the highest quality. We can take y...

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Handyman Plus

Joined August 2018

Hi there , I'm available to do any general handyman work, Gib board repairs / painting Interior and Exterior / fencing / decking / plastering / general non compliance building work / water blasting / fitting doors and hardware etc . l have been doing this on and off for some 40 odd years . l have also completed a number of personal projects over the years incorporating all of the above, s...

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J SCIASCIA Builders

Joined July 2016

Kia ora, A licensed qualified builder, with experience in both residential/commercial building and renovations, a passion for my job with perfection as my default, it would be a pleasure to assist in any way I can to assure a 100% satisfaction even after work has commenced to retain a good relationship and client base to the utmost professional standard.

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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). QUOTES : We cannot come and do face to face quotes during lock down, Instead we are happy to do virtual meetings via zoom video or use p...

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Clearcut building solutions

Joined January 2019

Hello, we have years of building experience ready to take on all building projects from small jobs to complete new builds, active and professional builders willing to go the extra mile, providing competitive quotes and punctual work.

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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Leon Build

Joined January 2016

Hi, we have been building new houses as well as general home renovations and maintenance. Give us a call to discuss your requirements. (Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decking, Fencing and many more)

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A C construction solutions Ltd

Joined October 2019

Hi, I’m a builder of 10 years l specialise in renovations, extensions, new builds, I also do smaller jobs including bathrooms, decks, fences, retaining walls. I pride myself on the quality of work and working with my clients to achieve what they want to there budget.

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G&M building services

Joined June 2019

We do building/painting/plaster and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We strive on going above and beyond for our clients. So please feel free to get in touch for any up coming project we can help you with thanks.

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Oriel

Joined March 2016

Oriel is a reliable, high quality building service specialising in repair and renovation, but we do it all from a new home, bathroom or kitchen to insulating your roof, hanging a door or replacing a weatherboard. Trade qualified, we take care of it all from the building work to decorating and along with our reliable team of subcontractors you're in safe hands. Our aim is to make it easy and hassle...

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Manaia Build Nz

Joined February 2020

20 years experience. Renovations. Restorations. New Builds. Decks. Fences. Retaining walls. Pathways. Interior fit out. Re fit. Cabinetry and kitchen installation. Cabinet repairs. Shower installation. Wet seal. Landscaping. We do it all. Text or call 0211120046

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Aligned Carpentry

Joined September 2017

Hi, we are a small residential building company that specialises in renovations. We do Anything from minor maintenance work to new builds and full house renovations / extensions including decks, fences and retaining walls. Thanks

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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we speaclise in.While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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Robert Logan Landscaping

Joined May 2018

Hi, We have been Landscaping in the greater Wellington area for 25yrs.We specialise in Solid Landscaping eg, concrete driveways,fencing ,retaining walls, decks ,excavations, etc.We are a small hardworking team with high standards.

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