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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 r

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

Snowy1

Posted 1 year ago

Replace several windows with double glazing

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Deck

Posted 1 year ago

Replace a 33m2 deck. Currently the posts and parts of the frames are done . Just need someone to take over and complete the work

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Repairs prior to sale

Posted 3 months ago

Our property is on the market and we have just received a builders report that has pulled up the following needing repaired: 1. There are no pile-to-bearer connections fitted in the sub floor space; require to be fitted with the appropriate fixings to the bearers and floor joists to meet the building code. 2. Rectify moisture ingress in an area of the ceiling beside the dormer in one of the bedrooms. We would like this work completed as soon as possible so the builders report can be updated...

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Small deck repair

Posted 6 days ago

Hello People renting our house put hot ashes on the deck, which then burnt a hole though two pieces of the decking. It's just normal pine, we need a quote for the time and materials to replace the two planks & the time taken to remove and replace. Thanks, Leah

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Buchanan Rise

Posted 4 months ago

Multiple decks ranging in sizes from 10x6MTRS to 3x3MTRS required for a block of land in Wanaka

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Need a door fitting

Posted 1 year ago

I have a new door and need handles and hinges fitted to it from the old door

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NPD Frankton repairs

Posted 9 months ago

We have opened a new store NPD Frankton, and we have certain maintenance jobs that needs to be completed. The rubbish compound gate has come off and we need that fixed up. We have a drawer without the handle as the screw broke inside the handle; our ice freezer is missing the whole lock connection, need a new lock system placed on it. We also need to install a letter on site plus the rubbish area under our coffee machine has a screw missing and the tread has worn out so probably require some pr...

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Change out balustrade on balconies

Posted 2 months ago

There are x5 areas of my house where i would like to change out the balcony balustrades from timber to aluminium, including outside balconies and stairs. The timber balustrade is in poor condition and ready for change out.

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Laundry Joinery supply and install

Posted 9 months ago

Supply and installation of laundry units required in our new builds. We can supply flat packs if necessary

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Serena

Posted 10 months ago

There is a punch hole in my door from previous tenants which needs to be fixed asap to leave the apartment. Its a wood door.

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Wood and laminate replacing

Posted 11 months ago

So behind the stove there’s a piece of wood along that’s been burnt and needs replacing, the laminate underneath the wood as well

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Quail Rise Pergola Job

Posted 10 months ago

I need some ideas on what might be possible with building a pergola over an existing deck. Would like something built out of timber, exposed beams, schist pillars, pitched roof to match house. Aprox 4m X 4m

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Finishing

Posted 1 year ago

Finishing details of house interior. Architraves, sliding doors. Kitchen modification. Recommend viewing jobs that are required.

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Fixing bed in van

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there, Im looking for someone who can fix the build in bed in my car. Its an easy job, but just need somebody handy enough and with tools. It would be amazing if we can fix this before this weekend! Offcourse I am willing to pay for the services :)!

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Modify and refurbish a timber deck.

Posted 1 month ago

Extend a current timber deck, install a new ballustrade, replace the old decking timber, add an associated gate. The extension is quite high above the sloping lawn e.g. more than a metre. Need this done by November this year.

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29 Hamilton Road #2

Posted 6 months ago

8 apartment block. Timber trims to be made good in preparation for painting. Mostly window surrounds. Please message me to discuss details.

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Screening Pergola

Posted 9 months ago

I need a pergola built with one side having a screening wall of small slats. Size approx 3m x 3m and 2.4m height. Possibly a clear roof. Also a border for the length of fenceline with edging and topsoil.

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Wooden vanity bases re varnished and wooden plinths replaced at Azur Lodge

Posted 1 month ago

At Azur Lodge we 9 guest villas with 2 vanities with wooden bases in each villa bathroom, over time the cabinetry in each villa has become faded by sun damage, chipped and the plinths at the base of some the cabinetry has been water damaged, with some looking dark or peeling off at the edges . We would like someone to come who can sand and re varnish the cabinetry and replace the damaged plinths were needed, basically give the wooden vanity bases a repair and freshen up to bring them back or cl...

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Various jobs

Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a handyman that can do stopping, painting, joinery repairs and general maintenance. When a home comes out of warranty we need to fix settlement cracks and other minor repairs

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Easy Structure for Wedding (Carpentry)

Posted 11 months ago

Easy structure needed for wedding. See photos attached. Will just need a horizontal bar overhead, parallel to to our rectangular tables, where we can hang foliage and lights from. Material: Wood (can use a different material for the hanging bars) Dimensions: Length: 10m Height: 2.4m Qty: 2 (to cover two sets of 9.6m long tables) May need support midway since length is long. Width of tables: 0.9m (suggest 1m for buffer). Needed on or before October 10. Location: The Wineho...

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DS Built ltd

Joined October 2014

Hi I have 14 years experience in the residential construction industry both here in NZ and a stint in the UK. We specialize in new architectural builds, but also do smaller jobs; renovations and extensions, bathrooms, retaining walls, custom decks and outdoor areas. We are very professional and pride ourselves on working hard to meet deadlines and budgets.

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Once construction

Joined January 2017

Hi My name is Ollie. The team and I have 25 years of building experience in New Zealand and overseas. I am passionate about treating you, the client, as the most important part of my business. I pride myself on keeping my clients informed in all aspects in the process of completing our project. We are renovation specialists. Please feel free to call to discuss a project further. I...

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P i Group Limited

Joined August 2016

P I Group Limited. We're Christchurch locally owned and operated family business. We specialise in Residential small to medium project. Insulation Installation - Ceiling and Underfloor including moist barrier. Landscaping - Paving ( Footpath, Patio etc ) - Ready Lawn, Fencing - Painting and Demolition. We ensure excellence of workmanship and delivery of projects. We wor...

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JPK BUILDERS DUNEDIN LTD

Joined September 2017

Hi.We build new house and renovate old ones.We also do smaller jobs.We work to a high standard and can offer a 10 year halo guarantee as im a certified builder.NZCB

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LDH CONTRACTING

Joined October 2017

We have Contractors based in every major city throughout New Zealand operating under Labour-Day-Hire Contracting. Our business is to provide Expert Project Management offering Competitive Wholesale Pricing, but if preferable, we also cover General Labour Only. We cater to all forms of Home Renovations, Landscaping and General Construction. Enquire now to discuss your requirements.

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BMD Construction

Joined January 2019

Welcome to BMD Construction. With over 50 years combined building experience we can take care of your project, from design right through to completion. We are experienced in everything from multi storey apartment complex's right through to complete shop and bar fitouts with dozens of big brand fitouts all over New Zealand to our credit. Our experience also extends to new builds and nevova...

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Ovoss Builders

Joined May 2008

Hi, Ovoss Builders is a well established small business in Dunedin. We have more than 20 years of building experience and have a vast range of knowledge in the residential and commercial industry. We have an excellent and reliable support system, electricians, plumbers etc. and pride ourselves on innovative solutions and tidy workmanship. We are up to date with the latest techniques, materials and...

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Duncan Contracting Limited

Joined July 2018

Hi, I have been Building for 7 years and have great knowledge in all aspects of building and house maintenance. I am very professional and am looking for jobs on the smaller side of the scale, but will consider larger jobs.

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Freedom Custom Made Ltd

Joined October 2018

We are a family operated business in its infancy. I however have been building the last 9 yrs with highly varied projects. We have the expertise and network to make your dreams a reality. From design, project management, to small repair we have you coverd. Flexible with locations, setting up in the wild for weeks is not a problem. We enjoy developing lasting relationships and take pride in offerin...

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Classic Timber Fences & ANDERSON PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Joined March 2016

Our small team at classic timber fences provides all the services connected with timber fence construction of any type or style. Comprising old fence demolition removal and disposal. New fence supply and construction and both pedestrian and driveway gate construction. As well as prep and painting / staining of these items if required. Also temporary fencing is available for security during the bui...

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Swift Wash

Joined June 2018

Exterior Property Maintenance Company. We specialise in making the outside of your property look great. Soft House Washing Gutter Cleaning Window Washing Decks Cleaned Driveways, paths and fences waterblasting. Moss treatments Lawn mowing Section tidys Rubbish Removal And more

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Jim and Sons Limited

Joined August 2012

We are a very freindly,company,passionate about getting it right for the customer. We have been in the building industry for over 30 years,covering alterations/addition,s through to new homes. We can manage a project ,if required. Maintance is also a big part of our buisness. Please check the website for area,s covered and services provided. Look forward to hearing from potential new cli...

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Ben Milan

Joined August 2019

Hi, I have been building in New Zealand for 8 Years and have extensive experience with timber framed houses. I have a national certificate (NZQA) in Carpentry and am a Licensed Building Practitioner. Throughout my previous jobs I have covered a wide variety of works from full residential builds to floor laying, tiling, metal roof cladding, painting and decorating.

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MS Construction

Joined May 2019

MS Construction have been operating for 15 years and carry out a full range of building and construction services. We also offer full glazing services including double glazing

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Catlins coast building ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi there We are a Building company covering Southland and Otago. Very professional and prompt contact Very fussy and neat and tidy quality work High end architectural background and also taking on all the small jobs Let us see how we can assist you ?

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Lightning Construction Ltd

Joined May 2016

Lightning Construction are a Christchurch owned and operated company in business for over 10 years. We are always happy to do work from small one-off jobs to full design and build of new houses. Sheds are one of our specialties along with Velux Skylights. We are always happy to pop out and see you to provide an obligation free quote. Available for urgent works within 4 hours. Maintenance jobs ar...

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artspacebuilding

Joined January 2011

Hi , having been involved in Queeenstown and environs for the last 30 years and the building industry for the last 20 , I feel I Ihave a pretty good ^handle^ on the requirements of people looking to either build or renovate in this area. I also offer a fast, friendly,and (more importantly) helpful response to your inquiry.with a free estimate included.

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B Central Building Ltd

Joined March 2019

We specialise in completing those smaller renovations and jobs, high quality finish. As a qualified joiner and builder I can offer a variety of options to suit your needs.

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Kahu Contractors

Joined March 2018

A small team dedicated to providing an excellent service throughout the building and construction industry. Having spent a lot of time in all sectors of the industry we are known to specialize in everything from formwork amd foundations to crane work and precast installation, We have the expertise, tools and where needed tickets (qualifications) to complete all builds to an excellent standard, saf...

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SJR Builders Ltd

Joined September 2015

SJR Builders Ltd based in Christchurch. Working in the greater Canterbury region and South Island. Specialising In Architectural homes, Renovations and Repairs For a Quote please contact Stephen 02102586395 stephen@sjrbuilders.nz

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