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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Timber deck in garden

Posted 4 months ago

22m square timber deck. Deck to be L shaped to go around our house. We want it to have lighting incorporated around it. We currently have two concrete pads outside each slider door. one to the rear and one to the side. Everything in between is grass. From the pad to the underside of our slider door frame is 130mm.

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New deck

Posted 2 months ago

Low deck from front door over existing concrete and onto lawn area. Approximately 3.5mt x 6.1mt. No railing required.

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Placement of artwork a bolting to deck and weatherboard

Posted 3 months ago

an art work which is made of thin iron sheet needs to be attached to joist in deck at bottom and door frame at top. Size of metal frame is approx 1200 wide And 2000 long. Screw or bolt holes sre pre drilled. It is a 2 man job because it weighs 40+ kg

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New Deck

Posted 4 months ago

I'm after a quote for decking a fairly large area. Approx 50-60sqm

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Wei

Posted 4 months ago

roughly a 20 square meters deck for the back yard. Ideally finishing in September. Pine is fine.

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Deck construction

Posted 3 months ago

Removal of current slate patio, or cover over of same with decking. Approx 40m

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Styles deck

Posted 3 months ago

Wanting a deck built from kwila, partially over top of an aggregate patio and at the same height as in door flooring. Also a block and plaster planter box seating. We have a landscape design that is drawn to scale that we would like to follow.

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Andrew’s Deck

Posted 6 months ago

Build a 40.8m2 L-shaped deck. Deck top to be flush with the sill of two ranch sliders. Top of deck to be 140 x 19 Kwinana boards.

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General building or contractor with earthmoving equipment.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Need deck piles dug, steel &wooden gates set and clothesline poles holes dug.

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Cat door install in internal wood door

Posted 5 months ago

I need a cat door provided and put in an internal door.

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Kwill Decking

Posted 3 months ago

Need to install new 21sqm kwila deck as in purple color. * 1m wide deck will be between walls * 3x4m will be center to the door in the living

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Childrens outdoor playhouse

Posted 3 weeks 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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Decking - Falcons Landing

Posted 4 months ago

I am building at the moment in Falcons Landing Rolleston and was after some advice and an indication on price for Pine vs Kwila decking. I have attached our Building Plan along with the Decking Measurements so hopefully this will be sufficient to quote off. There will be 3 Sections: • 7.3m x 4.5m • 4.6m x 1.0m • 5.1m x 4.0m Total: 57.85m2 I am after quotes for the complete job, 140mm wide boards Kwila vs Pine. Will be looking to go ahead in the next couple of months. Thanks...

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Floor and door

Posted 2 months ago

We have an insurance job so would need a quote first, we need the hybrid type floor and underlay plus a new door please

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Quote for deck

Posted 3 weeks ago

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

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Pergola with roof

Posted 2 months ago

I would like to get some quotes on a pergola with roof of approximately 3m x 4m over an existing patio area. Also open to non-timber solutions like aluminum but looking at a high quality installation.

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Repairs to walls from rat damage and fix sliding door

Posted 1 day 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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Construction of 3 Carport storage cupboards

Posted 3 months ago

Construct storage cupboards with shelving in carport. 1pc= 5.8mx2.4m.x1.3m; Sliding doors in hand 1pc=.8mx2.4mx1.2m; 1pc=.7mx2.4mx.9m

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Trellis and planter boxes

Posted 3 months ago

Hi - I am having removed some old trellis and want to replace the area with new trellis and maybe some planter boxes in my courtyard area. It is not a massive area - possibly 4 meres / 3 metres (L shaped). will add photo of the area shortly. Below is a image of what I am sort of wanting .....

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New deck

Posted 3 months ago

New deck approx 9x3.5m Completed prior to summer

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 150,000 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/Dog door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Wooden spa surround needs replacing - URGENT

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th April 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

New deck

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18th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Carpenter

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28th December 2017

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
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 5

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

Building repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd May 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fit internal Wooden Doors

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th January 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
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

James Green

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29th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

Military Redecorations

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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A White Creative Construction

Joined February 2017

Hi There. I'm a builder with background in boat building and high end architectural work, but lots of diverse experience in many areas. I pride myself on attention to detail, great finishing and thinking outside the square.

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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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Murrell Contracting

Joined January 2014

A Team of Qualified Tradesmen inc a Registered Builder and a Drain layer we are based in Christchurch and service We offer6 Excellent rates and Prompt service on Odd Jobs New builds Repair work Odd jobs

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Outside The Box Solutions ltd

Joined February 2019

Outside the box has got you covered no matter what the project is. We pride ourselves on providing a top quality product at the best possible price . Contact us for a no obligation quote

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Ash A B Razek Building Services

Joined July 2018

I've been in the Building/Painting industry for 7 years, I specialize in fencing and decking and I'm working hard to progress my business, I have experience with EQC repairs, Private Renovations, Light commercial and newly built homes. Very motivated and passionate about my work and have a strong team of tradesman behind me. Honest prices, punctual and work to giving customers the best value for...

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Wilshire Construction Ltd

Joined January 2019

We specialise in architectural builds, modern design and historical renovations. We pride ourselves on doing what others can’t, we will work with you, your architect and sub trades to achieve a finish we would be proud to come home to. Satisfaction is our main objective whilst delivering a beautiful finish on time and budget. Make your house the home you dream of, it’s just one phone call away...

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Garden city homes limited

Joined August 2018

Hi All. At garden city homes we take the stress out for you. From small jobs to building new houses to renovation we do it all for you. If finance is an issue we do have finance options available for approved clients. We assist our clients to get mortgages. We will do our best to help you out. Our dedicated team will keep working will results are achieved. Thanks Garden city homes te...

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Urban and rural fencing

Joined February 2018

I have been contracting for myself for 30+ years, I have a broad range of skills and all tools and plant needs including a 3.5 tonne digger and tip truck. I work by myself and take pride in producing top quality work with an eye for detail. Feel free to get in touch for a free quote.

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Dans Reno

Joined February 2018

Hi, I am a sole trader and I have my NZQA level 4 in carpentry I have been building for 14 years all over Africa and in Chrischurch for the last 5 years. I have done many jobs for home owners in Christchurch with good results. I specialise is bathroom renos, redo bed rooms, car ports, decks, fences, veggie gardens, garage shelving etc. I will work along side my client to achieve the best end resu...

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Grasshopper G&L

Joined July 2017

Hi. I have worked within the trades industry for the last 20yrs both in the uk and here for the last 13yrs. I Have worked in the following industries : Landscaping & Gardening Painting (inc exterior & roof work) Building (site manager in Chch rebuild) I also do design work and consultations I am prompt, punctual, polite and will keep you involved throughout the process. So if you have some...

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H&J's PAINTING & DECORATING

Joined July 2014

Highly skilled painters and decorators With 20 years in the trade. We do wallpapering ,spray painting, Plastering inc level 5 & skim coats. Water-blasting ,roof repaints,new work and old repaints We are very competitive with price And all work is to a high standard. We also have a handy man for all your building jobs in and around your home with 10 years experience in the trade. For gu...

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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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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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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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GCM Construction

Joined March 2013

Hi my name ia Gary I'm a fully qualified carpenter , I'm 43 and started in construction when I was 16 . I am not limited to carpentry , I also Own excavators and tipper trucks . I have a very broad spectrum of work which can be concrete driveways , decking , kitchens , bathrooms , demolition work aswell as building work I take pride in all the work I do and my company moto is "My aim is your...

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ADECONSTRUCT LIMITED

Joined March 2015

ADECONSTRUCT offers the following services: Bathroom renovation Tiling. vinyl and Carpet Handyman Solid Plastering..modified plastering. Exterior &interior plastering. Painting. bricklayng Waterproof Swimming pools

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Wilson Built Homes LTD

Joined February 2018

Hey there. We have many years of experience through the residential and commercial sectors in Canterbury now. We specialise in new builds, reno's, fences, decks, concrete works, general handyman work and so much more. We work and operate Wilson Built Homes with a lot of passion to ensure the clients dreams, ideas and needs are met. We handle every piece of material personally ensuring quality...

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TnT Decorators

Joined June 2019

Hi, We are a small painting and decorating team and have over 40 years experience in the trade. We work to a very professional standard and communicate with the client every step of the way. We offer free quotes and can give you the professional job you want done within your budget.

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Rainbowscapes

Joined March 2017

HI, Rainbowscapes is a garden maintenance, landscaping and general handyman company based in North Canterbury. We have lived and worked in the area of 12 years, building up a comprehensive and well rounded knowledge of gardens in the area. Hard or Soft Landscaping is no problem! We specialize in creating and maintaining you a beautiful outdoor space to enjoy and relax in. In addition we have a w...

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Shane's Drainage Limited

Joined October 2016

Hello,Drain layers in the Dunedin area for the past 10 years,Specializing in all areas of drainage.Hard working,professional,free competitive quotes.

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