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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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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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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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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Small buffet

Posted 3 months ago

Looking for a small buffet/sideboard. To be made from pine, unstained. 900w x 400d x 800h. The width cant go past 920 max, other dimensions are flexible. Please price for 2 drawers and 2 cupboards and for just 2 cupboards. Something similar to the attached photo, just no 'wavy trim'. Handles not required as I already have.

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Quote for deck

Posted 6 months ago

Hey I am wanting a quote for a 42m2 Using Kwila.

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Deck for a new build

Posted 4 months ago

Cashie. Hourly rate. After a builder to help my husband build a deck approx 100m2. Starting in the next week or 2. Beers will be provided. Cheers

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Decking for a New build home

Posted 3 months ago

Quote for kwila decking 22 sq.m. area

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Clearlite roofing wanted

Posted 5 months ago

Needing my steel pergola covered with some clearlite, prefer the grey colour clearlite but clear will also be fine. Will add photo of the measurements in the photos. I can also help with installation if needed.

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Childrens outdoor playhouse

Posted 6 months ago

Hi , wanting someone to build and paint a wooden playhouse for my 2.5 yr old granddaughter in Rolleston. And deliver it please. Thank you. How much. ?

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Outdoor wooden pergola

Posted 1 month ago

I'm wanting a wooden pergola built for my outside area. Roughly 3.5m2 needs to be secured into concrete slabs. Initially wanting quotes.

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Hall door

Posted 3 months ago

I need a door put in at the end of hall near entrance

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Carpenter Required

Posted 3 months ago

We have a very small office area in our home in which we want the following: * gib replaced with fire-proof gib * existing shelving removed * new, deeper shelving made/installed Ideally this job would be done within the next month.

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Kilwa Deck 42m2

Posted 3 months ago

Need a quote for a Kwila Deck 42m2

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Repairs to walls from rat damage and fix sliding door

Posted 5 months ago

Kitchen and pantry walls have been damaged by rats at approximately 6 locations . Five are gib board and one is wood (?). One skirting board has been partially nibbled too. Also a sliding door needs fixing as well.

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Deck extension to concrete patio

Posted 2 weeks ago

I would like a deck built as an extension to my concrete patio. I will post the dimensions in the pictures section. I would be wanting this built out of pine and stepped up from the concrete patio.

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Minor repair required for deck

Posted 2 months ago

Wisteria plant has lifted the deck. Keen to get this repaired. Pretty small job so hoping someone nearby to Prebbleton is keen.

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Windbreaker acrylic balustrade with door

Posted 5 months ago

I have a deck which has a 3.4 m opening. All the other three sides have brick walls. I am looking to install clear acrylic on wooden frame with a door at the centre for protection from wind. Can you give me a quote for supplying and installing this. The height is 2.4 meters. A lower cost option is preferred.

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Clearlite roofing wanted #2

Posted 4 months ago

Needing my steel pergola covered with some clearlite, prefer the grey colour clearlite but clear will also be fine. Will add photo of the measurements in the photos. I can also help with installation if needed.

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Swing new door in existing frame

Posted 3 months ago

Hi After carrying out kitchen renovations, we have a new door to be installed into an existing frame. Need someone that knows what there doing! Thanks

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Kwila Deck Quote

Posted 4 months ago

Hi, after a quote for a Kwila deck please. Roughly 30 square metres to replace the shingle. Cheers

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Approximately 60m2 Decking Job

Posted 2 months ago

I am the owner of a new build residential home and looking for someone who can install the decking. I know exactly where all the decks will go and will buy and supply all materials needed. Just need an experienced deck layer that will arrange the excavation required and then install a total of approximately 60m2 of Kwila decking in 3 locations around the house.

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Kwila decking

Posted 4 months ago

New deck to cover exposed agg area at a new house. Easy access.

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Internal shelving/cabinetry for large storage cupboards

Posted 1 month ago

I want some boxed shelving built in a big double doored cupboard in my laundry that serves as a utility cupboard. The cupboard is about 2m wide and we have a high stud so goes up to about 2.5m high. When we had our kitchen installed the cabinetry in the pantry is white and boxed and I was thinking something similar would be really helpful and tidy for storage. There is also another job I'm wanting done - which is some shelving and seating installed into a gap in our laundry - see picture...

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 162,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

General building or contractor with earthmoving equipment.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

New ~52m^2 deck

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

11th April 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor Steps x 2

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

bathroom

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

James Green

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wall cabinet and cupboard shelve install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Andrew’s Deck

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cat/Dog door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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The Ace of Spades NZ Ltd

Joined March 2014

The Ace of Spades is a respected construction business servicing Christchurch and all areas of Canterbury. Our services include: residential property demolition; residential and commercial building strip-outs; site works/excavation; drainage; retaining walls; paving and stonework; decking and fencing; swimming pool surrounds; water features and garden installations. We pride ourselves on...

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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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Canterbury Renovations Ltd

Joined September 2014

Hi there we are a team of skilled qualified professionals with over 30 yrs experience in the building industry specializing in renovations and alterations. We can organize all areas of your project including any sub trades that you may need (painters,plumbers,sparky etc) Insurance work, EQC repairs,decks,renovations are new builds we can make it right. Members of Certified Builders Association

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Cp construction ltd

Joined July 2019

Professional approach to the building process will ensure that, not only is your project completed on time, on budget but to a high quality of workmanship. While we specialse in new builds, renovations, additions we also carry out landscaping and concrete work.

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Think Construction Ltd.

Joined March 2010

Company Profile: We are a building company specialising in residential projects from small alterations to new house builds. We work with the client from the design concept through to the completion of your project (or anywhere in between). We work closely with designers (yours or ours), to ensure continuity and confidence in your build, from concept to completion. Personal Profile: Direct...

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Abacus Building Maintenance

Joined October 2014

hi i am a licensed building practioner tradesman carpenter main line of work is building maintenance of all types,i do a lot of bathroom renovations supply and install working with only registered tradesman all types of work undertaken

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AJM Builders

Joined November 2019

Hi There, I have been building new homes for the past 10 years, with some renovations, fences, and decks in between. I love the challenge of bringing a clients ideas to life, through quality building work. And being able to do this within a budget that we have worked out together.

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GNP Building limited

Joined June 2017

Hi there, my name is Chris. I'm the owner operator of GNP Building Ltd. I'm a LBP registered builder with 17 years experience, 5 of those coming from working on the Canterbury rebuild. We mainly work around home renovations and extensions, covering all the bases from foundations right up to your ridge cappings. Feel free to get in contact to discuss any of your building works. Many thank...

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Wawa contractors

Joined April 2020

I m hardworking qualified builder. I have done renovations, alterations, new build , light commercial & larger commercial work. Quality work guaranteed.

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Ross Coutts Holdings

Joined March 2018

Hi I have been in business in Christchurch for 32 years in the building /tiling industry I am a qualified carpenter and specialise in bathroom renovations.All small to medium repair work welcome, I take pride in what I do and work to a high standard, I can work to any budget to deliver what my customers require.

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Roman Building & Construction

Joined November 2016

Hi, we are Qualified Builder and Sub-Trade with Quality as First Priority in our job. We carry out New Build, Extension, Renovation, Landscaping, Project Management and Handyman/Maintenance. We give competitive quotes and endeavor to get job done on time with top quality. We look forward to provide Excellent Services for you !!

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Able 2

Joined October 2008

Painting, Plastering, Tiling, Construction of Fences and Decks, Bathroom and Kitchen Renovation and Installation, Wood Burner Installation, Project management. Im your one stop shop to take care of your project.

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Alba Build

Joined August 2016

A LBP builder who has over 12 years in carpentry and building. Past experience is wide and varying, from new builds and extensions to whole house re-clads and decking. Happy to provide quotes and undertake all aspects of building work. Working with clients to achieve their goal, on time and on budget, is of paramount importance.

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Strathclyde

Joined July 2014

Established in July 2014, TC Groundworks Ltd Trading As Strathclyde is a civil construction company based in Christchurch, NZ. We are a family run business who have been steadily growing based off our budding reputation. Our employees are generally multi-disciplinary, which gives our business a great versatility in the work we can undertake. Please see our What We Do pages on our website, www.stra...

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Hired Help Limited

Joined February 2020

We know how precious your weekends are, we also know how much niggle those uncompleted jobs around the home can create. That’s where Hired Help comes in, we complete the jobs you just don’t have time for. If it’s fixing a door that won’t stay shut, assembling a kitset or rebuilding a deck, we can help. We have the experience and know how to fit, fix or repair just about anything around the home....

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AVENUE DETAIL & DESIGN DECORATORS

Joined January 2020

Hi i'm Adrian one of the owner and tradesman of Avenue Detail and Design Decorators based in Christchurch. I specialise in Gib fixing, Plastering and Painting. I have been in Painting and Decorating industry for almost 7 years now, Overseas and New Zealand. I have worked in some big projects here in Christchurch. No job too small or large, they are all treated to the same quality service at...

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AK Building & Asbestos

Joined May 2019

Licensed Builders and Asbestos Removers. Carrying out residential and small commercial renovations, earthquake repairs, insurance work and asbestos removal.

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PJR Construction

Joined August 2019

Fully qualified and licensed builder with 16+ years experience. Spent the last 5 years specializing in cladding and window installation. Happy to take on any building work and have many contacts for other tradies if needed. Hit me up for a quote. I will do my best to keep it reasonable.

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SMALL JOB SPECIALIST

Joined March 2019

Hi I have been building and renovating houses for 40 years and i am just doing odd jobs and maintainence . I Give free quotes and will do the work in time frame agreed upon

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Onsite Construction Ltd

Joined March 2017

Hi there. I have been in the industry for over 35 years and have a small dedicated team of 2 working along side of me. We are a very reliable and honest team with our customers needs our main priority. From new architectural builds to small minor house repairs or decks we continually strive to taking on, and successfully completing all jobs. Quality, trust ,reliability and client focus is our mott...

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