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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Window/door frame repair

Posted 1 year ago

We are about to paint a clients exterior, and a window sill needs repair possible replacement and a bottom door frame on French doors.

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Dental Surgery/Lab Cabinetry

Posted 1 month ago

We have a small project at Greytown dental where we need cabinetry by end of February. Please see plans or email ...

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Install Fret work in villa

Posted 1 year ago

I want somebody to install 14 Fret panels at my villa in Greytown

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Deck Quote for Presidential Home

Posted 2 months ago

Presidential Home due on site mid 2021, require quote for decking 67m2 at a minimum. Will require at least two sets of stairs. House will be on piles. Would like deck to cover most of the way around this house. With the exception of the rear. House length approx 16800mm and 7200mm wide.

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Empire Hotel

Posted 1 year ago

Replacing window with wooden frame

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Soundproofing offices in Community Centre

Posted 1 year ago

The Featherston Community Centre has some offices that need soundproofing. The job will involve adding some woodwork to existing walls, covering with 12mm ply and then gib, gibstopping and painting of walls and any timber framing. Approx 60sqm. All demolition material to be removed.

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Renovations to complete

Posted 11 months ago

Need to complete a bedroom renovation owing to arrival of new baby in about 2 months time. Some timber work to finish, insulation install, gibbing and stopping work required.

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Fox Street Reno Landscaping

Posted 7 months ago

I need a platform deck ( over flat ground) and some planting beds/boxes

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Decking & baseboards Featherston

Posted 1 year ago

Wanting decking & baseboards for final code of compliance. Job is two smaller entrance ways/decks (1.5m2 and 1m2 with steps/handrail) and a larger 17.86m2 deck with stairs/handrail, along with baseboards. Decks under 1m high. All on a new transportable home, required for final code of compliance. Have drafted plans available, please see photo of deck plans for an idea. Plain pine, nothing fancy required.

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A pergola

Posted 4 months ago

I would like a pergola build approximately 2.2 meters by 4.8. It will be connected on an out door existing concrete slab and connected to the house. I would like it to have a Laserlite roof.

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Fox Street Reno

Posted 7 months ago

I'm renovating an old shop and need some repair and building work on the interior. I need to replace old/damaged doors and wood work, and add shelving.

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Pergola construction

Posted 1 year ago

pergola construction - plan to paint it white cheers

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Pergola, decking and trellis installation

Posted 1 year ago

Pergola - metal brackets already in place in ground (concrete) and walls of house (timber), see photos enclosed. Plans available showing four posts with beams to house wall. Advice needed if sizes on plan still sufficient. Trellis - approx 7m x 2.5m alongside house. Ground is lawn currently. Decking - at side of house, may need a step, approx 9m long x 2.5m.

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Deck for tiny home

Posted 1 year ago

Hoping to have a deck built in the next couple of months and looking for quotes. We have a tiny home on wheels in Featherston. We'd like an L-shaped deck of up to 26 m2. The deck cannot be attached to the tiny house at all (it needs to be able to be towed away easily), and it might be good if the deck can be built without piles so it can be moved at a later date - not sure if this is possible. This is a temporary home for us while we build a bigger house, so we are looking for budget options wh...

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Shower Replacement

Posted 7 months ago

Install Completely New shower Base Wall linings door Existing Plumbing doesn’t need moving etc

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Deck

Posted 1 year ago

Simple 4 x 4 deck outside ranch slider Only 1-2 steps off ground cross width of deck onto ground Please contact Anita ...

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Building Renovation

Posted 7 months ago

Work relating to completion of a renovation, (where that work is outside fo the excemptions in schedule 1). Essentially structural gib, installation of an external Window and an external door. Other work as agreed. Must be licensed.

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Handyperson wanted for small jobs

Posted 4 months ago

Small extension and finish off deck - have dug holes, have deck palings. Trellis privacy with planter box at end of deck. Approx 3.6m long and 2m high. (have Trellis, and have dug holes) 2 x TVs on walls Erect washing line (have product) Flat access, with parking. Can be for some jobs or all. Would like outside work done ASAP. May have small fence and 2x gates to do - yet to decide.

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Deck and dwangs

Posted 1 year ago

Re-do existing deck in different direction. Will require new dwangs and re-decked with new timber. Approx 41m2 total area

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French Door Installation

Posted 6 months ago

Have bought second hand wodden French Doors and need these installed in a weatherboard cottage.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 187,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Extend & or replace current deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door hinging/hanging - new build - Immediate start

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Decking & baseboards Featherston

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fox Street Reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Phil Davey Projects

Joined July 2015

20 Years building industry experience on residential and commercial projects. Affiliate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity surveyors. M6084 New homes and Alterations Landscaping, Fences, decks, pools, earthworks and Design and Consultation services Planning and Resource Consents (... c Certification) Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors

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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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Mike Preston Construction Limited

Joined March 2020

I am a licensed builder and have been in the building industry for 10 years specializing in renovations with a new build from time to time. Also have experience in all types on landscape construction and concrete form work, ranging from small to large projects. I am very professional and work hard to meet deadlines and expectations. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and completing job...

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sam lapslie

Joined November 2017

Fully qualified builder with 9+years experience looking for smaller odd jobs and property maintenance to fill in the gaps around my regular work anything considered from water blasting decks to building them,

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Wairarapa Handyman Services

Joined December 2018

Lifestyle Blocks, Residential or Commercial Properties. Free no-obligation quotes provided. Make a list of all the jobs you want to be completed and watch your to-do list disappear. Our work is absolutely guaranteed every-time. Any reason, or we'll make it right!

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Power&keane

Joined January 2019

Hi, we are a residential/commercial building cleaning company specialising in Exterior building washes. We are very reliable and will always get the job completed on time. We also offer gutter cleaning, window cleaning, driveway/surface cleaning and Moss removal. We pride ourselves on our competitive pricing and will always come look at the job before giving a final price. We also provide prop...

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DRM Building

Joined August 2017

Hi, we're a small building company based in wellington. We've been around just over a year and have hit the ground running, Completing jobs on time and to budget. Lots of our work has been house restoration and maintenance, but has also ranged from bespoke garden beds to complete renovations. If you're after a friendly and motivated team please feel free to contact us.

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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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Eric Bosch

Joined November 2019

Hi, we undertake all building work big and small. From new builds, to renovations/additions, decks, patios, fences, sheds, garages, concrete work, etc. Professional, Licensed, Qualified. We will make your job happen. Quality is a habit.

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Clash Furniture Makers

Joined April 2017

Hi, we are a boutique furniture making company . We specialize in custom made furniture or bespoke pieces for clients who have been looking for a piece but just can't find it . We will recreate something you like the look of or help you make your ideas and designs a reality. From dining tables to timber bench/bar tops. From bedroom furniture to Bathroom Vanities and everything in between, if it...

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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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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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Cameron Construction

Joined March 2017

Hi I am a trade professional with over 10 years of experience in the trade. Most of my time has been spent on major home renovations and architecturally designed new builds. The rest of my experience is in low scale new builds and general building projects such as decks, fencing, maintenance and repairs. I take pride in my work and can offer competitive quotes with a high quality of workmanship.

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Keane Contracting

Joined August 2019

We do it all Keane Contracting is a family run business specializing in a range of services such as: General Construction, Building Inspections, Earth Works, Painting, Concreting, Property Cleaning and Grounds Maintenance. We network with other professional contractors to assist with any specific property maintenance needs you may have, leaving you stress free with top quality results at...

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Horn's Construction

Joined October 2017

Horn's Construction We provide quality work done at a high standard. We do all building work and guarantee all our work.We are able to complete all jobs, no job is to small.

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Uncut Home Improvements

Joined May 2017

Hi We are a small business Myself and my Partner that take pride in our work .We will work to your budget and with you to complete a professional result . We have over 35 years in the Building Construction / Landscape Industry . We do everything from New Kitchens /Bathrooms, Complete make overs, Tiling, Maintenance of Rentals, House Painting Just ask Now with having a Digger and Truck we are abl...

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Ryhark builders limited

Joined September 2020

Qualified and experienced builder. Available for all jobs, big and small. Need a new deck, an extension or a renovation, new fencing or just repairs and maintenance? I have years of experience building architectural designed homes and undertaking extensive renovations. Competitive quotes and jobs completed on time to a high standard.

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Specialised Property Solutions

Joined December 2020

We are a small local construction company who are dedicated to providing a highly professional service with a focus on quality and customer satisfaction. We know that the construction process can be stressful and disruptive so our priority is to make the whole process as easy and stress free as possible. Heath our Managing Director is a qualified licensed building practitioner has been in...

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KJR BUILDERS LIMITED

Joined November 2015

Am an honest and reliable person That takes pride in all my work. With 12 years experience in the construction industry ranging to all types of work from residential new and old builds threw to commercial and even shop fit outs. KJR CONSTRUCTION LIMITED specialise and offers fast, effective and quality finishes to all work that is done. So feel free to contact me regarding any issues or plans th...

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Fox Construction

Joined December 2014

Hi, I specialise in all aspects of domestic building and renovation. I pride myself on providing professional and affordable work for my clients. My clients are important to me and keeping them happy through out a project is paramount.

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