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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering fencing & gates related repairs and renovations around your home. 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.

Installing a New Fence in Your Backyard Checklist

Posted 04/03/14

You're considering installing a new fence in your backyard and think you're ready to do it yourself.  But are you? Do you have every single thing you need? Are you positive that what you've planned will deliver exactly what you want, in terms of privacy and use-ability? There's nothing more frust

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Achieve Success with Our Spring Landscaping Guide

Posted 04/08/16

Spring is the perfect season for undertaking landscaping projects in your garden. The soil is still soft, weeds are easily treated before they multiply, transplanting conditions are right. Most importantly, it is a fabulous time to start a landscape design project for your outdoor entertainment

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Guide to Installing Balustrades - Up to NZ Building Code Standard

Posted 14/09/17

Wondering what the NZ Building Code requirements are for balustrades on stairs and decking? Then you’re in the right place, we take a look... What is a Balustrade? A balustrade is basically a safety barrier. It can vary in appearance from simply a rail with supporting balusters, all the wa

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Fencing Gate Contractors - What They Do?

Posted 05/11/10

Finding tradies to build a fence and/or gate is a popular job on our platform, but what exactly is that this type of contractor carries out? A fence is designed to divide off an area and restrict access to it. It will keep people out, or keep pets and children in. A good fence will provid

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Building a New Fence? Consider the Pros & Cons of DIY vs Hiring a Builder

Posted 12/03/13

Are you thinking about building a new fence? Need to learn more about the different fence types, materials and whether you need to hire a builder? Not all materials and designs are the same so it's important to consult with a professional. Should you do it yourself? Build-it-yourself fencing kit

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Labourers & Hammerhands - What They Do

Posted 05/11/10

Labourers and hammerhands work supporting qualified or skilled tradespeople on construction sites. They are found in all areas of construction, from residential housing, commercial sites, tunnels and highways to demolition jobs... A good labourer or hammerhand will have physical strength, goo

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New Swimming Pool Fencing Changes Owners Must Know

Posted 29/12/16

Read up on the latest New Zealand swimming pool regulations... On January 1st 2017, new swimming pool fencing regulations come into play. The Building (Pools) Amendment Bill 2016 builds on the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 and the new pool safety provisions from the Building Act 2004

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Keeping Puppies Safe - One Gate at a Time

Zeppelin, the Swedish Vallhund, has been a long awaited addition to one couples home. But before this bundle of energy could be let outside, some backyard gate improvements were necessary... MJ's dream dog had always been a Swedish Vallhund. After moving to Christchurch and settling in, the time was finally right to make this dream come true. MJ and her husband, Josh, tracked down a breeder, got themselves on the list, and settled in to wait for their ball of fluff to arrive. Once they got word their new family member was on his way, they went about preparing for his arrival. At the top of the list was "puppy proofing" their backyard gate. The Problem They wanted to feel secure letting Zeppelin out into the backyard without the worry of him escaping, and their existing gate wasn't doing enough in the way of reassurance. The gate was wire mesh, potentially "quite chewable" for those razor sharp milk teeth. This is where Builderscrack enters the story... The Solution MJ, a self conf

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43m boundary timber fence required

Posted 4 hours ago

We have just had a retaining wall erected along our boundary and require a quote for a basic 1.8 high timber fence. Cost will be split between us & two neighbouring properties. Need this done before driveway is layed in Feb (mid Feb).

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Timber fence replace

Posted 5 hours ago

replace timber paling fence

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Front Gate

Posted 6 hours ago

We would like a Aluminium style front gate supplied and installed. Gate to be 4.5m long, 1.7m high. Electric with Remote controls.

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Wooden fences repaired

Posted 6 hours ago

Fences re nailed, bolted and some palings replaced. On the north and West sides of the property

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Wooden fence +/- aluminium gate

Posted 7 hours ago

Build wooden fence on 3 sides of section. Not urgent but before Easter preferred.

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Steel fence installation

Posted 8 hours ago

Hi. We have new steel fence products in nz and looking for long term partners who can provide installation service. Please check the photos I attached. At the moment I need a quote for 10m length and 1.8m height steel fence to be installed.

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Padestrian gates alumium and timber

Posted 9 hours ago

Looking for a pedestrian gate for my property

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Replacing/Repairing part of a Wooden Pailing Boundary Fence

Posted 10 hours ago

Part of the back fence needs replacing - please see attached photo. Is probably no more than 5m that needs replacing. No urgency for job to be completed. Fence backs onto park. City Council have been notified and require a quote to cover their half of the cost. I would like to keep the gate out to the park but it probably needs a new latch.

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Gate Latch

Posted 11 hours ago

We have a gate which requires latching properly. Would have to be done during work week hours. Photos provided showing what is needed.

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2 Fences needed 5.5m x 1.8m, 36m x 1.8) fence along driveway

Posted 11 hours ago

Looking at getting a wooden capped fence build up the driveway at the entrance of our drive. Existing fencing around property so looking to match fence. There is also a future fence (36m) to be built along the remaining driveway once house in front completed. This can be quoted on a 2nd quote due to shared drive.

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Wood and wire fence

Posted 11 hours ago

We would like a wire mesh fence installed on our property - about 25m or so to join an existing wire mesh fence (which will need repair after hedge pulled out damaged it).

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Wooden fence

Posted 12 hours ago

Looking at getting a fence put in around the back and side of our property. The back fence is 25m by 6 foot high. The side fence is 15m in length, which will have 4 metres at 6 foot high, and 11m at 4 foot high. A photo is attached of the sort of fence that we think is best suited to the area. Thinking 6x4 posts and 6x1 pailings. Happy for viewings of the area and fence ideas.

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Gate installation

Posted 12 hours ago

Re[place section of fence install posts and 14ft gate as soon as possible

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Install spike razor to wooden fence

Posted 13 hours ago

Spike razor need to be installed on the wooden fence in the garden to deter trespassing

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Extend backyard

Posted 14 hours ago

We have a wooden fence and a sloped backyard, we need to level the backyard and replace the wooden fence with metal fence so we can see the view of valley at our backyard

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Sliding gate skipping one section

Posted 15 hours ago

Our sliding gate doesn't grab correctly in one section of the gear rack - it seems to slip over the cog. I assume the gear rack has worn in that section? The other sections are OK. See the photo enclosed. Motor is an Aprimatic

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Fence

Posted 15 hours ago

Deconstruct existing wooden pail fence and rebuild.

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Fence #2

Posted 16 hours ago

I need someone to build fence around my house.

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Cat Protection Fence

Posted 18 hours ago

Hi. I am after an extension height on my fence to keep my cats from jumping the fences and keep other cats from coming in. Possibility of the hanging over mesh on rounded brackets, but some advice would be great. There is a couple of photos of one side of the fence. The other fence is down the side of the house about 10mtrs long. Thankyou

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Modify Existing Fence Portion/Add Gate/Minor Repairs to Existing Timber Fencing

Posted 1 day ago

Would like to modify a section of existing timber fencing. Have attached a photo of what the section of timber fencing currently looks like and a second photo with some notes to illustrate what I'd like to have done. Would like to get the old existing trellis removed and replaced with horizontal wooden slats + install a gate in the green shaded area in the second picture. Also need some other minor repairs to existing fencing that I would like to get done at the same time that I can point...

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Recent fencing & gates reviews

With over 153,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Metal Fence Needed in Gulf Harbour - Approx 20m Sloped Garden Border

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing approx 10m section of 1.8m high wooden fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Timber fence needed #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install fence panels and posts

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Boundary fence

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cattle loading ramp and race rebuild

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Timer fence from house to boundary fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build timber fence & gate in garden

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Timber Fencing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence and gate for front of property

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence redo and paint

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacement of old fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence installer please!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gate Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Perimeter Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small fence repair /replacement of palings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New timber gate through existing masonry and timber fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence and gates

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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