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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rehang pantry and kitchen cupboard door or

Posted 2 months ago

I took the door off the pantry as it wasn't closing properly and was rubbing on the floor. I was not able to line it up and get the four hinges at the correct tension . The kitchen was a kitset put in by a kitchen installer but over the years the panty door and a corner cupboard door have not closed properly . Probably due to the cabinetry hinges that seem to loosen over time . It just needs someone who knows what they are doing to rehang them

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Repair wooden shutter

Posted 6 days ago

One wooden shutter on the exterior of our house is partly rotted. We need the five rotted slats replaced to bring it back to good condition.

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Raised garden bed building

Posted 1 month ago

We would like some raised garden beds/edging built with a small amount of paving between them. Right across our back fence with a 2m paved space in the middle for seating. Cost estimate is for labour

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Deck replacement

Posted 3 weeks ago

Wanting to replace and extend our deck that is around an inground swimming pool and create an outdoor cooking area.

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The Doors of Raumanga

Posted 4 weeks ago

Rectify faults with badly installed exterior door, install new locking hardware - lock/unlock with key from both sides, top coat outer side of same door. Repair or replace lock with drooping handle on another door. two small jobs in kitchen. AT SECOND RAUMANGA HOUSE hang supplied door, repair broken and unsupported veranda floor boards.

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Urgent job - partition room asap

Posted 1 week ago

We need to partition 2 rooms. One room with a door, the other with a wall. Job is very urgent.

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Building deck

Posted 1 month ago

Need a flat deck built between cabins

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Whangaumu deck

Posted 1 month ago

Hi There, Can you please give me a quote and your availability for approx 30 m2 ground level deck - pine, for a property in Tutukaka ( Whangaumu Bay) ? Regards, Milutin.

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Pergola Roof/ Outdoor Roof

Posted 1 week ago

Need outdoor roofing for already built pergola/balcony (see photos). Approximate measurements are 8m x 2m. Most outdoor roofing such as PVC sheets or acrylic require either purlins or rafters that are at max 600mm apart whereas these rafters are approx. 1000mm apart. I originally planned to put in 2 x purlins along the middle that are rebated into the rafters and then a roofing solution with plain acrylic/polycarbonate/PVC (not corrugated ). Open to other solutions as well. Timeframe - a...

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Rehang pantry and kitchen cupboard door or #2

Posted 3 weeks ago

I took the door off the pantry as it wasn't closing properly and was rubbing on the floor. I was not able to line it up and get the four hinges at the correct tension . The kitchen was a kitset put in by a kitchen installer but over the years the panty door and a corner cupboard door have not closed properly . Probably due to the cabinetry hinges that seem to loosen over time . It just needs someone who knows what they are doing to rehang them

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Floor Repair

Posted 1 month ago

Particle board Floor is spongy in places - water damage ??

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Joinery Repairs

Posted 3 days ago

Timber Joinery repair job to restore bathroom window. Cost estimate unknown.

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Replace deck tread and add another low deck area

Posted 1 month ago

approx. 50sq meters of deck with grooved tread (going rotten) to remove and replace, plus add on a further 20sq m of lower deck (under 1 m high)

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Build deck & repair framing around windows

Posted 21 hours ago

Rotten large window framing needs replacement. Decking to be replaced on to an enclosed room.

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Replace decking

Posted 1 month ago

Replace decking, approximately 15 square metres .

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Replace damage floor board #2

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a damaged timber floor board in my hall way that I want replacing 😊

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Wood trims to be replaced around edges

Posted 1 month ago

Our house needs boards replaced around the wooden frames/edges. Needs to done around the 26th Jan as we scaffolding up then.

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New timber deck and timber fencing

Posted 3 weeks ago

Remove existing concrete slab Repair the damaged storm water pipes under the deck ( photo of this once done pls) replacing the spouting down pipe Build new timber deck approx 12m2, with extra deep footings to stop the deck moving New deck would have 32mm decking boards with a balustrade running the length of the back of the deck and returning on each side approximately 0.5m. Also in a separate quote, new timber fencing around the property approx 50meters

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Decking and Fence

Posted 1 week ago

** note posted twice in two categories, prefer both to be done with same vendor. DECKING Pine deck smooth side up - see attached photo - around 20m2 and 650mm high. Some existing posts from old deck. Comes to corner with steps up. FENCE REPLACEMENT Please see attached photo. Demolition will be done by us beforehand. Some posts may be able to be reused. Approx 9m & 8m corner fence 1.8m high with trellis top style. 10.5m small open fence on right hand side.

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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.

Deck ramp and steps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st November 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

The Doors of Raumanga

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dakota 1

Work carried out by an employee of the company

11th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sally's Back Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Aged Decking

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ground level Deck and Pergola Wanted for Summer - Pretty flat site!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

minor carpentry

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

garage wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th January 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 3
Schedule
 1
Communication
 3

Repair inside wooden frame by window

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Flooring repair, water damaged, Raumanga

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

cat door to go into a wooden garage/rumpus room door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

REMOVING DRAWERS IN KITCHEN

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build a Small Pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

timber deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Recladding

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

window frame

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 2
Communication
 3

Replacing decking timber.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Change from hinge door to roller door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th July 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 3

Doors


25th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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deckedout nz

Joined December 2011

Hi,we specialise in decking and outdoor construction,new builds and renovations,garages,sleepouts. Covering all your building /landscaping requirements. We have experienced and qualified builders ready to start on your projects.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www. ... .nz

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Tyler Niland Landscapes Limited

Joined December 2020

Hello, We have been in the construction Industry for over 50 years primarily in residential construction now focused on landscape projects and Tiling. We are creative, experienced and offer a broad network of quality sub contractors. The company constructs, Patios, Walkways, Fences, Driveways, Decks, Walls, interior and exterior tiling , kitchen and Bathroom renovation. The images provided are a...

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Mark Topliss

Joined October 2017

Hi I am a trade qualified Licensed Builder with 37 years experience specialising in renovation and repair work utilising old school skills and a high standard of finishing work in both Residential and Commercial.

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Blue Zone Homes Limited

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've been building and renovating homes and commercial buildings for more than 20 years in New Zealand and overseas. We have teams of builders based in Northland and Auckland. While we can handle all types of renovation and new builds our specialty is newer building technology that can save time and money and result in a superior product compared to traditional building methods. Our focus is...

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Anthony Rawlinson construction limited

Joined February 2019

I have over 24 years as a carpenter working in both the commercial buildings and residential in the uk and new New Zealand I work to a high standard and have great at problem solving

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Southern star building and maintenance Ltd

Joined May 2018

We are a small but growing business who take on all general maintenance and carpentry work in and around your property. All jobs undertaken from small to large. Workmanship and quality guaranteed. We offer competitive quotes and meeting of deadlines.

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box13 ltd

Joined October 2016

hi , we have been renovating properties for 20 years , from fitting new bathrooms & kitchens , plastering , painting , paper hanging , artistic decorating , tiling to landscaping & landscape construction including decks & patios ,verandas , gazebos & pergolas & custom made outdoor kitchens

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Transforming Residential Limited

Joined January 2016

Small residential business that specialises in additions, renovations and parts there of. Reputable builder with previous apprentice awards, and he maintains that through out all work completed. A registered company with a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP), a member of the Registered Master Builders Association (RMBA) and hold current Site Safe qualifications as well as First Aid. Extensive...

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Those Guys Property Services

Joined September 2020

We are very professional, meet deadlines for project completion and definitely work hard. We take pride in our competitive pricing and quotes, and always stick to the budget. We offer competitive pricing and deliver a high standard of work on every job. Services include: Tiling Splashbacks Grout Cleaning Tile Cleaning Tile Repair / Replacement Epoxy Grouting Silicone Replacement Viny...

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MPV Building Services Ltd

Joined August 2011

Been living and working out west for over 30 years. I'm into doing it right first time. Satisfaction guaranteed. Dislike people being ripped off. Fully equipped utes for a quick no mess, no fuss job. All debris removed. Hard to find good reliable help these days. In my time I have done a multitude of various types of jobs and projects. Some of these include Walkways, Bridges, Stairways. Various...

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SLATES HANDYMAN SERVICES

Joined August 2012

Slates specialise in roof leak repair, Skylite change out. Chimney sweeping, gutter cleaning & repair. Moss treatments of roofs, concrete & paths. Detergent house washing & fly & spider treatment. Landscaping, tree trimming and all those jobs you don't want to do. Any questions please contact us through builders crack. Kind regards Steve.

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World wood ltd

Joined September 2017

We are a friendly team of professionals who know how to build or upgrade your house. Our prices are very attractive and the quality of the work will make you wonder. - Decks and fences

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Hawke Property Developments Ltd

Joined February 2009

We provide qualified building and maintenance work in Kerikeri and surrounding areas, specialising in alterations, additions, renovations for private home owners, landlords, and commercial interests. We also provide customised building tasks, along with maintenance and repairs. If you are looking to renovate to sell and market your home, or to enhance your lifestyle, or get repairs done, c...

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JC BUILD

Joined May 2020

Qualified builder, new builds, renovations small or large. Decks, retaining walls, pergolas, carports. For all your carpentry needs, I take pride in my workmanship and taking care of my clients needs. Always happy to hear what you need done. For a free quote get in touch. Cheers

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Clayton Hicks

Joined September 2019

I’m a hard working and reliable carpenter with many years of experience and an eye for detail. I currently work full time for a high end builder working on multi million dollar architectural homes that only the best will do. I’ll be available after hours and weekends for anything from those small annoying jobs to decks and renovations.

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KAAP Contracting Ltd

Joined February 2020

Hi,we are a family business with over 25 years experience in Earthworks,Drainage, and Civil Construction including Retaining Walls, Fencing, Concrete Works and Landscaping. We can tackle all residential and commercial work from the smallest concrete repair to a complete subdivision. We pride ourselves on a professional service meeting all quality and deadline targets.

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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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Ensura Building Services

Joined July 2020

Building renovations, repairs and maintenance made easy Ensura Building Services began as specialists in insurance repairs. Through this, we've gained unique experience creating cost effective solutions for existing buildings.

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VIVED Construction Ltd

Joined May 2018

Owner S. Agar has been a builder for the past 15 years and business owner for 8. VIVED Construction is a team of passionate, hard-working crew are serious about quality and believe that every home should have equal attention and care throughout the build no matter how big or small. While we specialize in high-end architectural builds and major renovations, we are also available for the smaller job...

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