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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Repair Internal Doors

Posted 2 months ago

We have 4 internal doors which need repair. They need panels replaced, sanding back and repainted in a gloss white. We would like them done in one month. Would like quotes please.

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Build

Posted 9 months ago

Small pergola type. No roofing required. Change a gateway in fence

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Build 9.8 x 2.5 deck

Posted 1 month ago

build 9.8m x 2.5m deck, build decking platform for house main entrance with 1m wide deck path leading down side of house and joining on to main deck, build decking platform for rear entrance

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General Maitenance

Posted 6 months ago

x3 properties - Gutter cleaning, gutter & spouting repairs, Flat B x2 restrictor stays in both bedrooms door handles need re-securing or replacing to hall and bedroom bathroom wall by shower needs attention as water from shower has damaged Flat a meter board faceplate needs re attaching to meter box

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Exterior repairs of cedar cladding and decking repairs in Dickson Crescent

Posted 7 months ago

Small amount of cedar on a corner area of the house that has rotten and needs to be matched with same. Decking boards in places to be replaced. Wood plank boards at base of house on one side need adding. Car pad railings in places are rotten and need replacing. No more than a days work to carry out the repairs.

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Weather board wall repair-small job

Posted 8 months ago

Please quote to repair the damaged part as photo.

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Deck support

Posted 3 months ago

We have a decking that we sit under and we need one post moved out to make a bigger sitting area. Putting a support beam on the edge with 3 support posts so we can later put plastic windows in between. Not sure if this is the best idea on how to make it work and is open for suggestions

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Covered deck

Posted 7 months ago

Get the deck made and want it to be covered as well.

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Leaky concrete foundation through external wall of house

Posted 5 months ago

Repair and waterproofing of old concrete foundation in renovated stucco 1948 house. Heavy rain leaks through the outside wall into the bathroom. Studs and gib wet and mouldy. Photos show inside corner of bathroom where leak is coming in. Skirting off and gib opened up to find leak. Vanity removed from here. Water runoff from the hill behind goes under the house and sits at the lowest point in front of the house, seeping in through the downstairs bathroom wall. Need an estimate soon thanks.

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Building pergola/cover for deck.

Posted 5 months ago

Hi, I’m looking to get some kind of pergola/covering for my back deck with it possibly extending to cover my back door which has almost no eaves for shelter. Looking for something a bit nicer/stylish/long lasting for example maybe made of a hard wood? and maybe painted? Would like it to have a clear covering. The roof that comes down to the deck is only about 2.3m high so also wondering if it would need to overlap the roof? The deck area is approx. 3.5-4m x 3-3.5m. I’ll attach some pictures of...

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Floor joist plus others

Posted 3 months ago

install new floor joist next to existing cracked one. Install new GIB in bathroom and alter door to bathroom. new air vent in concrete.

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Ali's deck

Posted 6 months ago

A roof built over the existing deck. Approx 3m x 4m

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Decking approximately 6mt x 4 mt

Posted 1 week ago

Only need height to be around 20cm off the ground

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Builder required to replace a steel framed Fire door into a existing doorway

Posted 6 months ago

We need a existing timber framed door removed and replaced with a steel framed fire door at our business premise. We already have the new door , so are are right ready to go.

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Outdoor deck

Posted 6 months ago

Deck, and maybe a cover/sides

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New decking and removal of old

Posted 5 months ago

Wanting to replace current decking with pine and removal of old decking which is rotten in some areas and generally worse for wear. It’s approx 10 x 3.5 metres. This is just for the top deck area as pictured as the lower deck is fine. Also note the 3 posts for the covered area are on the deck rather than going through to the ground

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Bathroom installation

Posted 5 months ago

Needing a quote for installation of bath over shower and vanity might have to move window over as well

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8x6m Deck

Posted 6 months ago

To build a deck to side of house 8m x 6m Build 2 steps at back of deck Install a handrail 1m high Stainless fixings / screwed down 138mm x 32mm H3.2 decking To be done before Christmas

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Sticking Door

Posted 8 months ago

Bottom of the toilet door sticks when opening and closing.

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Decking

Posted 6 months ago

Decking required to sit level off side of new house (about 20 cm off the ground) and approx 26sq meters with one end being wider than the other, No railing required. Start time early Dec would be great.

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 193,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

New decking and removal of old


6th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Leaky concrete foundation through external wall of house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior repairs of cedar cladding and decking repairs in Dickson Crescent

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New decking and removal of old


6th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Leaky concrete foundation through external wall of house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior repairs of cedar cladding and decking repairs in Dickson Crescent

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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Total Timber Flooring

Joined March 2015

Hi we have 20 years experience in all timber flooring,from sanding and polishing old and new floors to preparing subfloors and laying of both new and recycled native and exotic species of timber,we have a vast product knowledge and know which product to use for your particular look you want and for the type of timber you have,we strive for a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee and pride ourselves...

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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

Palmer construction is a well established building business with a passion for house renovation and all general building and property maintenance including painting.

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TLR Construction

Joined June 2020

Hi, I have over 15 years experience in the construction industry and pride myself on completing work to a high standard. I look forward to meeting you to discuss what we can offer.

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NuVista Homes

Joined March 2014

Hi, We are NuVista Homes. We are a multi-award winning, family operated business with over 14 years of building experience in New Homes, Renovations, Alterations, Light Commercial work and General Building. We also offer in house interior design services We pride ourselves on making you happy and creating your project into our own master piece. This means we take the time to get to know you...

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CallaCuzzy

Joined March 2021

We have been renovating and improving existing houses for many years. We specialise in decks, weatherboard cladding, painting - interior & exterior, iron roofing, retaining walls, kitchens, getting rentals up to required tenancy standards.

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BlackRidge Building and Landscaping

Joined November 2016

BlackRidge Building and Landscaping is a newly established Wanganui based company. While we specialise in kitchen and bathroom renovations and small alterations, we also do smaller jobs from time to time. BlackRidge

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Gutterman&cleaning services

Joined June 2014

30 years experience on roofs.I now specialize in gutter cleaning repairing and installing,Also i can do house,roof washing,painting and moss,mould spraying.All work fully ... EE quotes,FAST service

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Hawkes Bay, Manawatu/ Whanganui, and Nelson-Tasman regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioners) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope o...

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Aaron Crosby Building and maintence

Joined July 2018

Hi I have just moved to Wanganui. I am a self employed builder that has been in the business for 23 years. DESCRIPTION OF WORK General repairs and maintenance, bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, roofing, decks, veranda's, fences, anything at all. No job too small. I'm extremely reliable and if my quote is excepted I will not let you down. I pride myself to be the best that I can. Warm re...

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Straightline Building

Joined July 2020

Trade qualified carpenter. 15 yrs experience building or renovating houses. Good connections with other tradies i.e sparky, plumber, painter Proven business operator. Good listener and particular in my workmanship, "finishes the job" attitude. Good rates.

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Mo's Home Improvement

Joined August 2018

Hi, we do Kitchen Renovation and Installation, Bathroom Installation and Renovation,Tiling, Painting,Decks, Pargola and General Renovation. I am based in Whanganui. My goal is to provide quality service at the best price. Free Quotes.

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Callaghan Construction

Joined January 2018

We strive to maintain integrity, fairness and honesty in our relationships with all our customers, suppliers, subcontractors and associates. ​There are a lot of companies out there that do what we do. They share the same what and how. But our clients work with us for our why and our who. We're minds and makers with business sense and creative chop.

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, a...

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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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X Ray Build

Joined July 2019

Kia Ora, I am a qualified LBP and experienced builder who has come from a 10 year background of architectural builds and renovation. Any job is in capable hands from straight forward decking to octagonal roofing. I am a polite and problem solving carpenter and I pride myself in my efficiency, detail, cleanliness. I usual work alone but I have a small team of excellent builders and lads ready...

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Express Property Maintenance Whakarongo Ltd

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're relatively new to the New Zealand market but have been operating in Australia since 2011. Specialising in Deck, Fence and retaining wall construction we also provide all aspects of property maintenance services from repairing holes in walls to fixing your guttering or mowing your lawn, we are your first choice in property maintenance whether private or commercial.

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JS Build

Joined July 2016

Kia ora, A licensed qualified builder, with experience in both residential/commercial building and renovation/alterations, a passion for my job with perfection as my default, it would be a pleasure to assist in any way I can to assure a 100% satisfaction even after work has commenced to retain a good relationship and client base to the utmost professional standard.

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Xyz Builders Ltd

Joined July 2019

Putting a plan to action, to assure your satisfaction! Hi I'm Jay McRoberts. A qualified Licensed building practitioner who's been in the industry for 10 years. Building new homes and renovating exsisting houses. For all your general building, maintenance and repair work servicing the manawatu through to horowhenua Contact Xyz builders Ltd Building smarter

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Denzel Building Ltd

Joined September 2009

Hi,I am a Qualified builder who has been building for 20+ year's,I have my own business and over that time have had great success,we do anything from letter box's to new house's.We do free quotes and are very professional and do a high standard of work.

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Manaia Build Nz

Joined February 2020

... ... New Kitchens. Bespoke custom furniture. Entertainment Units. Shop Fit outs. High End cabinetry. Renivations. New Bathrooms. New Showers. New Flooring. Staircases. Decks. New Houses. All Building works. Text or call ... ... ...

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