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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Recent jobs posted

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

Automatic driveway gate

Posted 2 hours ago

Gate design options and quote to install required. Gate is approximately 3m wide, aluminium slide gate required. Prefer to have Solar powered option.

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Wooden Gate/Metal Frame

Posted 2 hours ago

2 sliding Gates Wooden with Metal Frame manual (Possibly Automated) Pictures added of the type of gate we are wanting

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Driveway gate

Posted 4 hours ago

Looking for quotes on manual gate for our driveway. Wanting most cost effective option.

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Vandeleur Ave Birkdale

Posted 5 hours ago

We have a standard post and rail fence that is starting to lean in a couple of places. Could anyone interested in repairing this please contact me. Sorry the photos are a bit crap but it's the fence in the very back. Behind the clothesline and closest to the house at the rear. Regards Scott

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New fence for front of section

Posted 5 hours ago

My current trellis fence around the front of the section is in need of replacement and I would like a new 1.8m fence built closer to the edge of the property. Diameter would be roughly 25 m but is round a curving section so is a bit difficult to measure.

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Replace 8m timber / wire mesh fence

Posted 7 hours ago

Replace existing fence - length measured at just under 8m. Happy to have the fence replaced with similar to what is currently there. The section that is wooden palings can be replaced with timber and wire mesh to match the rest of the fence. I don't want the fence to be attached to the concrete shed or to the garage.

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Exterior fencing

Posted 7 hours ago

20m external boundary fencing, wood, 1.8m replacement and new. One bush to be removed out of the way.

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Front fence with slider gate

Posted 9 hours ago

Wanting a front fence built very similar to the second image posted. 6ft with small spacing, capping and a board running along the bottom. We’d also like a metal slider gate like the 3rd image but this is not a necessity at the moment. Fence is about 14.5m long. Currently there is a small brick fence in place but we will remove this before the build starts. There will be a concrete foundation from the old fence left in the ground which we are unable to remove ourselves so will need to build...

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New fence

Posted 20 hours ago

remove hedge and install new 1.8m high fence approx 30m

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Timber boundary fence required

Posted 21 hours ago

Missing section of boundary fence required to be replaced. Approx 6 metres.

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Back fence

Posted 22 hours ago

Old back fence needs replacing with 23m x 1.5m high wood post, rail and pailing fence + capping & new back gate. Neighbour border is 16m (they have agreed to pay half) and down side of shared driveway is 7m. Job must be completed within 1 week due to both neighbours having a small dog each that would need containing during the job.

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Farm wire fencing

Posted 22 hours ago

approx 20m farm wire fencing

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Gate On Wheels

Posted 23 hours ago

Hi, asking for a quote to add wheels to our gate as it has dropped over time and now to heavy for us to lift and push back for cars to come in and out. Or if you have any suggestions to upgrade the gate even though its only 2 years old. Need it closed as we now have a puppy

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Privacy fence attached to deck

Posted 23 hours ago

I need to get a privacy partition/fence installed that can increase privacy and also break wind flow. Looking at getting it done during Mar/April.

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Fence

Posted 1 day ago

Approx 35m of 1.8m paling fence

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Gate repairs

Posted 1 day ago

Hi Guys, Looking for someone to fix our gate from the bottom as it's not smooth and touch the ground. We need to shorten the gate from bottom and also put a normal lock from outside.

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Fencing and retaining

Posted 1 day ago

We would like old retaining removed if neededand picket fence removed. Retaining redone if needed and 1.8 m timber fence erected.

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Fence post.

Posted 1 day ago

Hello and thanks for your interest. I have a fence post that needs to go in. I already have the 4x4 and the hole is already dug. The tradesperson will need to get the post out of my garage and measure etc, cut and concrete the post into the ground. Flat safe access.

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Automatic gate motor repair/replace

Posted 1 day ago

Hi I have an automatic gate which has a motor which keeps faulting. Tenants cars are locked behind the closed gate! EEK I need someone ASAP to come and either repair or be prepared to quote and replace the motor while there. It is a metal framed wooden gate. approx 4m x 2.5m. the wood is ply wood so most of the weight is in the framing. I look forward to hearing from you very very soon Kind regards Pippi

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Replacing a fence

Posted 1 day ago

Need to replace a boundary fence (wooden)

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Recent fencing & gates reviews

With over 157,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

13 Gibbston Close Huntington Fence and gate x2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Painting.

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Two outdoor gates installed

Work carried out by an employee of the company

21st February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence and gate installation #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small fencing job including gate

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Automatic Gate

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build a walk through wooden gate

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence/deck extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Boundary Fence Quote - for Fencing Notice

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 3

Fence Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Driveway and side path gates

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

conect keypad to auto gate

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

replace an old fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Side gate


14th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 3
Communication
 3

Boundary Fence

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

New Wooden Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Partial fence replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

repair broken fence


12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need a quote for either a wooden or metal gate


11th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Matipo St - fencing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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