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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Angela Mackie

Posted 1 year ago

I need a new manhole cut into the floorboards of a wardrobe floor (first photo). There is currently a small manhole in the other wardrobe (second photo), but the insulation installers tell me they need a bigger one to get the product down. The house is a 1930s brick bungalow with wooden floorboards throughout, with fairly low clearance. The wardrobe for the new manhole is bigger than the original, and the underfloor space here is deeper.

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Install cat flap in wooden door

Posted 1 month ago

Cut hole and fit cat flap in wooden door. Please quote including basic cat flap. To be done closer to Christmas.

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New large deck

Posted 2 years ago

New deck around 70 plus m2 level ground approximately 600 from GL two sets of steps, easy digging ground. New house.

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38595 AT

Posted 2 years ago

Manhole to be cut in a hallway ceiling

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Lounge ceiling

Posted 1 week ago

Tiles on ceiling fallen through, creating a hole. Can a solution to fix the gap found

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Kitchen bench tops

Posted 3 months ago

need measure and quote to remove and install new kitchen bench tops.

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Lynn Baker

Posted 5 months ago

Replace rotten windowsill inside. Put a beam in ceiling cavity.

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New fire surround.

Posted 2 years ago

i have purchased an old house with no heating. i need to have the area around where a new fire will go framed up. a new concrete floor has been poured for hearth to go on ( Photo shows old hearth). Framing needs to be put in place so area can be lined before fire gets installed. The fire installation has a building consent.

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Floor repair.

Posted 2 years ago

We have a rental property in Geraldine with about 1sqm of floor that is sagging down. The floor is carpeted. We would like it repaired soon so we can go ahead with installing underfloor insulation.

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Minor repairs

Posted 2 years ago

Replacing rotten skirting boards in bathroom and an area of rotten wallboard behind washing machine

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Boat, for a deck

Posted 9 months ago

Keen to have a chat about building a deck, or a garage with a deck on top in Timaru, only thing is, I want to pay by giving you my boat. Fi-Glass Sidewinder, with ... HP 4stroke Johnson with wake tower included, worth around 10k+, must supply everything including a bi-fold door or similar to also install

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Bay window repair

Posted 1 year ago

Repair to rot in large wooden bay window. Possibly whole window may need replacing.

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Need deck done (quote)

Posted 2 months ago

Hello needing a quote done for a deck, 7m by 7m deck. Either kiwla or pine price for each one cheers

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Repair

Posted 1 year ago

To replace PVC edging on Melteca boardtable

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New large deck 2

Posted 2 years ago

New deck around 83.8 m2 level ground approximately 600 from GL two sets of steps, easy digging ground. New house.

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Large deck

Posted 4 months ago

A wooden deck and a concrete extension on an already existing patio, with concrete floating steps

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38769B HC

Posted 2 years ago

Underfloor access needs cutting in order to insulate the underfloor. Job in Oceanview, Timaru

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Back yard deck

Posted 1 year ago

Hi there I need a deck built. It Will be going over an existing concrete patio. The deck will be approx 8x4 metres with railings and steps on one side.It will be a simple rectangular shape and should be pretty straight forward.

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4m by 7m Deck

Posted 1 year ago

Hi there, We are after a quote for a 4m by 7m deck please. Cheers, Ann

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I want to build a deck

Posted 1 year ago

I need to build a deck at the front door. It’s currently concrete. I want to expend the concrete deck by build a wooden one on top. I also wants someone to look at my upstairs floor that is squeezing when stepping on and see if it can be repaired.

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Precise Building Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2019

With seven years experience working hands on in the field of earthquake repairs to foundations of all types including -Type A ( timber floor with piles only) - Type B ( timber floor with piles and perimeter foundation) - Type C (concrete slab-on-grade) Precise Building Solutions Ltd is offering the wider Canterbury community a complete repair...

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Janssen Builders

Joined March 2017

Hi I have been in the building trade for over 40 years. We do everything from renovations, additions, alterations, new builds, architectal homes and specialise in TriBoard homes . We pride ourselves in being honest and delivering the best for my customers. I am licenced through NZCB and I am a LBP.

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Erne construction Ltd

Joined September 2015

Erne construction Ltd based in Christchurch. Working in the greater Canterbury region and South Island. Specialising In Architectural homes, Renovations, Alterations, EQR and commercial. For a Quote please contact Stephen 02102586395 stephen@erneconstruction.co.nz

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MCD Maintenance

Joined April 2019

We've been in the trade for 14+ years. We specialize in kitchens and kitchen Facelifts ,laminated flooring, decking, fencing and general maintenance work that you don't get around to do. We do electricity work to (e266316). No job is to small for us and we pride ourselves on providing services that will make you call us again to do more work for you. Competitive pricing and can do attitude is se...

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Matt Williams Building Ltd

Joined June 2017

Hi, I’ve been in the building industry for 16 years. For the last 5 years have been running my own business, we specialise in new builds from architecture homes to standard homes we also do all other types of work including renovations, concrete work, landscape construction. We pride ourselves on quality workmen ship, being open and honest with pricing offering fixed pricing on all jobs and compl...

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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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Gintas Renovation NZ

Joined October 2016

I've been renovating houses for 15+ years. I focus on getting the job done fast and in high quality while maintaining reasonable prices. My main goal is to understand my client's vision and manifest it as they wish. There are no big or small jobs, all jobs accepted. To see my work you can visit gintas.co.nz

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Carl Taylor Builders

Joined July 2019

Carl Taylor Homes has been trading since 1999 and we are members of the CBS ( Combined Building Suppliers Co -Operative ). Carl Taylor Homes has developed a reputation in Christchurch and the Canterbury region as builders of quality homes, specialising in the construction of semi-commercial and residential buildings, architectural design and construction, project management and building mainten...

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S J Concepts

Joined July 2016

Hello, We've been in the flooring and building trade for over 20 years.Experienced quilified builder, with a wide range of handy man skills. We also install domestic and commercial, Vinyl and carpet. We are very professional and work hard to meeting your dead lines and expectations. We are built on work good ethics and good practices, we will turn up on time and won't leave till your happy. We ca...

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Not Just Joinery

Joined September 2016

Specialising in custom built joinery we can consult, design and install all of your joinery needs. Iain has years of experience in high end commercial fit outs aswell as designing and manufacturing domestic kitchens and custom made Joinery. Owen has 25 years of Joinery experiance ranging from customers made stairs to high end kitchens. Together they make up a brilliant team that produce qualit...

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Marjac Building Innovations

Joined December 2012

Licenced Builders delivering quality workmanship with integrity. New builds, renovations, additions, and maintenance issues. Working alongside licenced plumbers, registered electricians we can offer a solution for all your project needs big or small.

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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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Tradesman

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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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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Aki

Joined November 2019

We are qualified tilers with more than eight years experience at industry. We also do bathroom renovation which means if you are thinking of some changes or upgrades, DONOT search anymore and GET in touch with us! We take care of your project and help you to get it done at highest quality and quickest time. Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed.

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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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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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Hansen tranter contracting ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T contracting Ltd is a new company specialising in driveways and landscaping. We are also involved in handymen work and cleaning services. Look forward to hearing from you.

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Jmac contractors

Joined August 2016

Jmac contractors is a small business comprising of myself, a builder and an apprentice, the person you are talking to on the phone is the person doing the work, no extra costs for office staff or miscommunications.I have been in the building industry for 20 years and have a good understanding of the processes needed for most jobs. We do a large amount of timber works on houses and hard landscaping...

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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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