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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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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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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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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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 r

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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Misty

Posted 1 year ago

We need a railing around our deck to keep our little one safe. It needs a gate above the steps. There is a water tank in the way, but should be easy enough to work around. Deck measures approx. 4.06m x 4.83m

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Fix my house.

Posted 6 months ago

Main job is to replace rotten timber facia boards to exterior of my split level house. To repair rotten timber window frames. There's a scope of works but this will be determined by cost as not all work is urgent. I am hoping the candidate will be skilled enough to come up with wise solutions. I am aiming to get this work done at earliest convenience.

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New deck etc....

Posted 11 months ago

Need a deck built and a covered in back porch built

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New deck

Posted 11 months ago

Old deck replaced, New steps, new extended deck,, built in seating

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Campervan carpentry/ storage/ cabinetry jobs

Posted 6 months ago

I am after someone at short notice to help finish setting up a new campervan. It's going to take time to get it perfect and I'll keep wanting to work away at it but a few changes need to be made within the next 4 weeks to make it ready for my first trip. The things that need doing straight away are: -fitting a plywood or laminate backboard to block the cab from back and create a backboard for the kitchen benchtop. Adding shelves to this new "wall" to increase storage would be great too...

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Cladding Repairs

Posted 5 days ago

House cladding is cracked and damaged requiring repairs or replacing. Cladding is also touching concrete in places which requires attention, as well ground level being at slab height.

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Minor repairs

Posted 11 months ago

I need to do minor repairs to prepare the house for sale

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Deck, cover and carport

Posted 6 months ago

A low deck that wraps around the back of the house - with covered in pergola over it. A carport attached to side of house.

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Maintenance

Posted 1 year ago

front door frame repairs, bedroom window leaks find leak, and clean out gutters to all flats ... Raupo/Matai st

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Please help a lady out...

Posted 1 year ago

I’m looking for a builder/handy man to build a door(s) for a wooden wardrobe in a bedroom. I realise the job may not be at the aprox budget estimate, I’m just wanting an honest quote/job.

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Brunswick Deck

Posted 6 months ago

Build stairs and ramp for existing deck. Timber on site, ready to go.

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Ingestre street

Posted 6 months ago

Replacement of weatherboards and fixing and fitting of internal doors and frames

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Fix my deck

Posted 7 months ago

The timber the deck is made of has started rotting and needs replacing. Some of the joists underneath are too far apart and need replacing also. It’s not a big deck, approximately ...

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Lean to repairs

Posted 6 months ago

One of the structures polls need replacing. Needs to be done as soon as possible as it’s holding the structure up

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Dhir

Posted 11 months ago

Need a internal wall and door put up

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Reclad, insulate and line a shed

Posted 5 months ago

Looking to reclad, insulate and reline a shed, to convert it from a 1950s toolshed into a small music room and office. The main purpose of the insulation will be for sound. I will also get in an electrician to add power as part of the process. Before all this happens the asbestos cladding will need removed, and I have posted this job separately. Dimensions: 6 metres by 2.5 metres.

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Adrian

Posted 6 months ago

Knocking down a few walls (x3) to open up space in older villa. Install small ensuite.

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New floating deck

Posted 8 months ago

I need one floating deck on our patio area, approx 5.2m x 4.2m in pine. It's just above ground level, so not high and no steps required. Can you also advise of best lead-time, ideally want installed before xmas. Thank you

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Stacie

Posted 11 months ago

My front door was kicked in last night and the lock has come off

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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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lionels property services

Joined April 2013

lionels property services , fencing new &repair, retaining walls, painting, water blasting, yard clearing, rental cleanups, chainsaw work, and much more etc

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The Task Masters

Joined February 2016

We are your One Stop Professional Service Provider. We are a family owned and operated local buisness. We do the Tasks you either cant or dont have time to do. No Job Too Big or Small. We provide the following Services -Property Maintenance -Roofing Maintenance -Re roof -Moss & Mold Removal -Gutter Clean & Flush...

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a home maintenance company in the Manawatu/ Whanganui/ Hawkes Bay Region offering a comprehensive range of maintenance services using both internal staff and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can accept payment by major credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa), cash or direct credit. Why use Level Ridge? 1. Remove the...

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A stage construction

Joined January 2018

Hi there fully qualified licensed building practitioner with 9 years experience in residential new builds, decks, fencing, additions, bathrooms, fit outs etc. At A-stage construction we work to a high standard and finish on time and on budget.

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Ace Building

Joined July 2018

Hi, I'm Alistair, owner of ACE Building, and nothing gives me more pleasure than a job well done. I'm a jack of all trades with experience in multiple areas and am constantly expanding my knowledge base. I am proficient in many areas, including (but not limited to); building maintenance & extensions, decks, fences, concrete pads, water drainage, insulation and joinery. I pride myself on meticul...

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JRS Builders

Joined September 2017

Hi my name is kris I'm 31 years old and have been a local builder in the manawatu for the last 15 years I am a LBP licenced builder and have been a residential builder commercial builder and building steel framed sheds and homes I have experiance in all areas of the building industrie from small alterations to new home builds and everything in between I am a father and looking to make some extra m...

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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).

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LDH CONTRACTING

Joined October 2017

We have Contractors based in every major city throughout New Zealand operating under Labour-Day-Hire Contracting. Our business is to provide Expert Project Management offering Competitive Wholesale Pricing, but if preferable, we also cover General Labour Only. We cater to all forms of Home Renovations, Landscaping and General Construction. Enquire now to discuss your requirements.

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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 guaranteed.FREE quotes,FAST service

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McKay Construction

Joined May 2018

I Have been in the trade for the last 8 years. I specialise in renovations/alterations, decks, fences and bathrooms.i work hard to meet deadlines and am approachable and professional in all aspects.

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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

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

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Fixit Crew

Joined February 2019

A professional team with a personal touch. No job is too small, and we’ll tell you right away if the job is too big. We believe that luxury lies in the details therefore nothing's taken for granted. What you want is what you get at a fair price. We pride ourselves in our customers satisfaction.

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J&R Contracting Services Limited

Joined June 2016

Hi, we are a small family run company that pride ourselves on providing our clients with the best service. Our specialty is all things concrete. We have over 18 years construction and concrete experience and look forward to working with you on your project big or small.

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Green Innovations NZ

Joined July 2019

Here at Green Innovations, our goal is to provide top quality thermally efficient products to create warm and healthy Kiwi homes. We use our years of industry experience to work alongside our clients to advise different options and their advantages. Using high quality European and Canadian tried and tested products that are eco-friendly, low maintenance and low allergen, we strive to bring New...

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Xtreme Rebuild

Joined January 2019

Hi We are foundation specialists and renovation experts in old homes. We have a dedicated team who work to meet your needs Call us today for free quotes

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Denzel building and earthworks Ltd

Joined September 2009

Hi,I am a Qualified builder who has been building for 20+ year's,I have just started my own business and for the last two year's 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.we also have a digger and truck that makes up the other half of the business , for all your small earthworks requirements.

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yardiez maintenance

Joined July 2018

Yardiez have over 15 years experience, we do a hole in the wall fix, change a handle, fit a door stop, install a new bathroom or fix the old one. We even do full house renovations. and water blasting. We do fencing (wooden and aluminium), gates automated & manual. There is no job to small, so give us a call . We will see you rite.

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Ryan Construction Ltd

Joined March 2018

Hi, We are a new company who specialise in renovations and additions also kitchens, bathrooms, decks and fences, we pride ourselves on delivering our clients with the best quality finish while providing competitive quotes

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Property solutions

Joined February 2017

Hi I provide quality maintenance solutions with prompt service and high quality workmanship a priority please read my reviews placed by satisfied customers. I look forward to meeting you assisting you with your needs. Jobs completed on time and on budget.

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Saunders Construction

Joined June 2019

Hi , we have been building new homes and renovating existing properties in the Manawatu for the last 7 years. We cover anything from a design and build new home with qualified licensed building practitioners to repairing that loose door handle there's no job too big or small. We have a great team of subcontractors that we work in with so we can cover just about any job. We aim to provide competit...

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