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Small Bathroom Renovation Turns Major When The Unexpected Happens

ulian and Lexie had one month, $5k and a straightforward plan to renovate their small bathroom. Let’s just say, if you like a good ‘down to the wire’ reno story, you’ll love this couple’s drama-filled journey from settlement to move in day. We’re talking budget blow-outs, schedule delays, on-the-spot decisions and eight scope changes. Yeah — total ‘Block’ vibes, right? Julian jokes that he had a couple of grey hairs come flying through at a rapid rate. “It was a significant, unforeseen scenario,” Julian says, alluding to the cause of the delays. This eventful Project Story will leave you with practical insights for your own bathroom renovation. You’ll discover: What to look out for in your pre-purchase building inspection How to manage scope and budget changes The full list of bathroom upgrades What they would do in hindsight (involves saving money!) Plus, the awesome before and after photos. Let’s get stuck into i

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Strip and prime part of existing house weatherboards

Posted 1 year ago

Strip, sand and prime parts of 2 sides of ex state house. Photos are of wall below window to be stripped and left of door to corner of house. Site visit will be required.

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REMOVAL OF INDOOR LOG FIRE AND FLUE

Posted 1 year ago

We are wanting to remove our log fire and flue and also the concrete base under the fire in preparation for new flooring to be put down at the end of June.

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Short length of carpet needs stretching and pinning down.

Posted 5 months ago

We have just had this door installed and this short length of carpet (approx 2.5m) needs stretching and pinning down. It also looks like it will need a gripper along the edge.

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Garage demolition

Posted 3 years ago

Old 6m x 4m garage to be demolished. It has 3 sides, the building was built onto a 6m long concrete wall. Electricity appear to be dead but wirings are still there. I can help. Unsure of pricing, just need someone to help demolish so I can clear the area for other work. Has roller doors which im looking to keep, and possibly the door.

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Plimmerton Demolition

Posted 3 years ago

Need to remove ceiling in a basement and some large but handheld concrete around the home. I think it would be a 1-2 day job for a couple guys.

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Part of Laundry

Posted 2 years ago

This is a small job in a 1970's State House in Porirua, Wellington. We have a tin flue in the laundry that goes to the roof, we want the flue removed and the iron on the roof patched where the flue was.

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Chimney Removal

Posted 1 year ago

Removal (demolition) of a 2 meter concrete chimney stack and repair work to roof (once chimney is removed). House is one storey.

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Converting Bathroom to a Bedroom - 1980's Bathroom stuff must go!

Posted 1 year ago

Hi, We're sick of our old 1980's bathroom so have decided it's time for it to go! We need a tradesperson who is capably of safely removing: 1. Shower unit 2. Bathtub 3. Vanity / basin 4. Heated Towel Rail 5. Vinyl flooring Will need to work in collaboration with our Plumbers who will 'cap' the water points. Experience and examples of similar previous work is appreciated. Thanks!

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Remove a deck (7m x 7m)

Posted 5 months ago

I have a deck to demolish and remove. It's approximately 7m x 7m, wooden, at ground level and attached to the side of the house. Easy access directly from the street.

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Shed demolition

Posted 1 month ago

We have a shed that needs to be removed. It is approx. 3.5m X 6.5 m (will have to measure...), sitting on a concrete foundation, timber frame. Looking to have it dismantled within the next month.

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Half water tank removal

Posted 2 years ago

Old half cut water tank removed from section which has previously been used as garden and junk storage. Has wooden frame around it. Also sits next to a pohutakawa tree where its roots have penetrated through the tank.

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Residential demolition

Posted 5 months ago

Complete demolition and removal of an existing single story home(aprox. 20x10) Asbestos removal also. Unsure of amount.

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Site prep demolition

Posted 1 year ago

Demolish veranda with concrete tiles. Demolish chimney and fire place. Excavate to widen area under the house and pour concrete slab. Works to start in May

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Chimney and fireplace removal

Posted 3 years ago

Unsure what work type to list it under..however im looking for free quotes for chimney and fireplace removals. Location in porirua

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Pulling up pavers

Posted 7 months ago

Approx 20m2 of pavers & 20m2 of concrete to pull up & take away. Pavers in good condition so can be re-used.

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Bathroom strip out

Posted 2 years ago

Remove tiles and bathroom fixtures. Shower was leaking badly, so we have removed the Shower and dried out the substructure, we now need the bathroom stripped out, for total makeover. plumber has been arranged for fitting new stuff, but there is an opportunity to reline the walls and tile out

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Demolish and remove chimney

Posted 10 months ago

Demolish and remove chimney, built 1940s 5.5 m high 900mm wide 450mm deep Sticking out from outside wall of house. 8 Meters from road Easy access and room to put up scaffold easily If you can insulate and replace weatherboards where chimney is, or just quote to remove it only.

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Wall & Fireplace Removal

Posted 5 months ago

Looking for someone to come take apart a dividing wall with a fireplace in it. Wall is not load bearing. No remedy of the area is required, but if you have the skills to patch the roof, or have a contact for this, that is extra work. Otherwise will be separately organising this work to occur just after.

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Removal of decking roof

Posted 10 months ago

I'm in need of assistance in a weekend DIY job of demolishing old decking (including roof) and delivery of new decking material.

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Chimney removal

Posted 11 months ago

Remove existing chimney Repair walls, floors, ceiling and roof. Some electrical work within walls to relocate Chimney is concrete

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Recent demolition reviews

With over 200,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Chimney removal


2nd October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Removal of decking roof

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Converting Bathroom to a Bedroom - 1980's Bathroom stuff must go!

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

8th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Chimney removal


2nd October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Removal of decking roof

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Converting Bathroom to a Bedroom - 1980's Bathroom stuff must go!

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

8th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Greig Building Solutions

Joined November 2019

I am trade qualified in carpentry. I have a vast range of experience including new builds, alterations and extensions. I specialize in decks, fences and retaining walls. I also do small jobs like replacing rotten weatherboards and property maintenance. I have a very high standard of work and always keep the site clean.

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Sorted Construction Limited

Joined May 2021

Hi, I am a Licensed Building Practitioner and Qualified builder. Have been in this trade now for 15years have worked both commercial and residential. Ive just started my own business. I Specialise in minor and major renovations, building and maintenance. We are Masters in structural alteration and repairs our work is clean and tidy and always deliver quality service ....we are here to get it sor...

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Jt Trenching limited

Joined July 2019

Hi, our small family business have been in general construction (concrete ,asphalt and excavation) providing quality ground works for over 15 years . We are small but effective and have no problem taking on any task big or small. We provide free and competitive quotes and understand how important it is to deliver quality customer service, workmanship and meet deadlines.

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Straight Edge Contracting Ltd

Joined May 2021

Hi ive been in the industry over 10 years and pride myself in providing excellent work and craftsmanship at affordable prices. Work includes Building - Qualified builder Landscaping Excavation Fencing Concrete Paving

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Kapiti Hardscaping and Handyman Services ltd

Joined June 2019

We are a small Hardscaping and Handyman company, we specialize in landscaping and Hardscaping, fencing and deck construction. And general handyman services, we can help solve almost any problem around your house garden or lifestyle block

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DK Contracting Ltd

Joined January 2019

Hi, I have been in the 'earthmoving business' for 15+ years. I've worked for a few large companies in the Wellington region, and have now started up my own company. Although the majority of my experience is with general earthworks, I have recently started up a company in forestry and logging as well. No job is too big or small, contact me for further information and a free quote. Regards...

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straight edge interiors ltd

Joined August 2020

Hi, we have 25 years combined experience in plastering residential homes and commercial buildings (Office, shop fit outs, schools, factories). All aspects of plastering from residential stuff like gib fixing, gib stopping, skimming, cove work ( no matter how intricate) to commercial work including framing, suspended ceilings ( solid or tiled). We pride ourselves on quality and all our work is gua...

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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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Excel Property Services

Joined May 2021

Hi, we are your friendly local tradie team who pride ourselves on delivering exceptional results for our clients. We specialise in painting and decorating and general handyman jobs. We believe our commitment to communicating and working with the customer to achieve the desired result is the key to our success.

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Leon Build

Joined January 2016

Hi, we have been building new houses as well as general home renovations and maintenance. Lately we have endeavoured in tiny house and motorhome builds. Give us a call to discuss your requirements. (Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decking, Fencing and many more)

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Murphy and Co Construction

Joined July 2020

Qualified carpenter with 11 yrs experience. Pride myself on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. Spent my time Specializing in architectural new builds/renovations. Yet Have extensive knowledge and experience doing everything from repiling to reroofing and just about everything in between. No job too small, get in contact now.

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Tony's Painting & Building Services

Joined November 2016

We provide a high quality cost effective service for all your home and commercial needs. Exterior and interior painting undertaken by painters with 20 years plus experience. Interior and exterior maintenance carries out by an experienced builder. Happy to quote for large and smaller jobs, Satisfaction is a high priority for us and we won't let you down. Cheers Tony

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Renshaw Civil Ltd

Joined August 2018

Hi, I have been in the industry for about 15 years. We are a family business. We can dig out for new house sites, Driveways, drains and general contracting. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for our customers. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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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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City Works

Joined November 2017

Hi City Works specialize in residential landscape design and construction. We have a small team of skilled staff to complete your landscapin­g needs in profession­al manner. We love working outdoors. Build fences, retaining walls, driveways, dig' outs, pathways. Work to enhance your property install synthetic/artificial lawn, ready lawn, paving and tiling Can accommodat­e jobs both big a...

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TLC Contracting Ltd

Joined April 2016

21 years operating excavators in and around wellington all types of earth works, digging under houses trenching removing tree stumps etc fully insured. Free quotes

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Z White

Joined April 2016

Hi I have been in the industry for 30yrs I provide very reasonable free quotes. Work hard at keeping to our time frames. Honest and reliable. Have Public Liability Insurance.

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Tidy Turf

Joined December 2014

FOR A SITE VISIT I WILL NEED YOUR ADDRESS PLEASE. LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR A company specializing in outside prep work. Tree work, section clearing, landscape preparation, bobcat services, demolition, pest plant removal, large area mowing, weed spraying I have many years experience in grounds maintenance work. I specialise in, tree removal,landscape demolition & clearing,bo...

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C&F

Joined August 2019

Hi I been working building around 12 years. I am licensed builder . Good people to working with . We are very professional and work hard , residential and commercial.

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Terrene Earthworks and Carpentry Ltd

Joined July 2021

Hi, I'm Gareth from Terrene Earthworks and Carpentry Ltd. A newly established construction business based in Wellington. With over a decade of operating heavy machinery and working on high end residential renovations in the harsh and steep environments of Wellington, we have gained vast experience in tight and hard to access jobs with quality results. Competitive rates and quick turn arounds is wh...

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