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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest fencing & gates case studies

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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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Steel fence installation

Posted 1 month ago

I have approximately 16 meters of steel fence panels I would like to have installed. I have some posts that may be suitable but may requires some additional posts. See photos

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Build a fence

Posted 2 months ago

Build a fence at the back of our section

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Building a fence

Posted 1 month ago

I am looking for someone to build a fence around 6-7 metres. material Timber

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Timber fence replacement - Font St

Posted 2 months ago

Removal of old fence on driveway, retain and replace with new timber fence.

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Replace old fence with a new one

Posted 2 weeks ago

Remove old fence and replace with a new wooden fence. To be built on the boundary between my house and the neighbors, the full length of the house (roughly 40 meters - I think). Old fence is mostly corrugated iron at the back and wood at the front. Height of fence should 1800 mm (or maybe a bit lower at the front and high at the back. Retain as much of the plants on my boundary side.

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Replacing fencing on a drive

Posted 1 month ago

Current fencing, wooden, has collapsed. Interested in options for fencing material, the drive is steep but short. Also interested in ideas that will assist older people to get down the drive, could involve a gate and steps.

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Fencing around two sides of new section

Posted 1 month ago

We have a new house, one side has a 35m boundary with DCC path and we have a high retaining wall, drop down to the house; the other side is an 18m boundary with some trees and bushes that also requires a gate in a path to the street.

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Repair or replace boundary fencing around residential property

Posted 1 month ago

The wooden posts holding up our corrugated iron fence have rotted through on one side of our property and we need them either replaced and the iron reattached or a new fence erected. We need a quote to replace our rear wooden fence and to complete unfinished sections of our neighbour's attempt at a fence.

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Broken gate polea

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a rental property which has two wooden gates falling from the poles. Not the door themselves but the poles they bolt on. Please see the photos attached if possible please quote. The property is Mornington.

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Reinstating timber boards

Posted 2 months ago

Timeframe: Before Christmas. Reinstating timber boards shown in photos attached. Please provide a quote if interested in undertaking the work.

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Installing color steel gates #2

Posted 2 months ago

Ideally have work done between 17th and 24th December or week 1 January? I attach a pic of the property. Basically we need simple color steel gates fitted to match style of existing fence. i.e. 1x large gate installed up laneway in front of main entrance door (refer pic) and a gate system installed in front of the garage door that accesses Bruce Street (for this we can visualise 2x solutions and we would simply run with cheapest - (Option 1) 2x smaller gates installed at either side of garage do...

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Gate needed

Posted 2 months ago

I'm needing someone to make/install/fit a gate to contain a crazy Labrador and equally crazy 3 year old! We moved a couple of weeks ago and house is fully fenced with the exception of a gate which isn't ideal. I have no preference for style or make of the gate. The space is 458cm. It's a gate to go across the driveway. It will be nice for our dog to follick freely in the yard without a lead :)

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New gate plus opener suitable for wheelchair access

Posted 1 month ago

Hello! My old automatic gates were torn down in an accident, but the motor(s) are still here, one is connected and the other not. I need to put in a new wooden gate but I would like to try to repurpose the old openers if possible. The opener needs to be suitable for use by someone in a wheelchair (e.g. with a remote) as well as day to day use. There is a farm gate there at the moment but its not very pretty! I would like assistance from someone who is good at lateral thinking so the job ends up...

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Move existing fence gate or install new gate

Posted 1 month ago

Move existing timber fence forward or install new gate so the garage side door is inside the fence .

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Put up small fence

Posted 1 month ago

Put up an approx 2.5m long, 1.5m high fence to enclose property

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Fence repair

Posted 3 months ago

8m of domestic fence blown over needs new posts and either refitting fence coverings or replacement , coverings undamaged , are possibly corrigated fibre or possibly asbestos impregnated, can be refitted or replaced

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New back timber fence required

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need to build a new timer fence (appox 15-20meters long) - on a slightly sloping section. Reasonably flexible timeframe.

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Install bamboo screening & framework

Posted 2 weeks ago

Some boundary hedging is being removed from my property which acts as a screen & I'm looking for someone to install some new framework & bamboo screening on either side of my front section. Area to be screened is 8m x 1.5m high. Attach to existing wooden fence. the bamboo screening will also soften the corrugated fence so I need some to cover that fence also. The work is ready to start now please.

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New backyard fense

Posted 1 month ago

1.8meter high garden fence and gate. Length about 10 meters. Materials wooden fence.

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Replace suburban boundary fences

Posted 1 month ago

All boundary fences need replacing, may do in taxes will require staged and collective quotes. Current fences wooden, may consider options.

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Recent fencing & gates 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.

Fence, gate and temporary fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Timber fence replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dog proof fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Basic fence for safety

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of existing hedge and erect a fence down driveway

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence (Wooden Slats with Cement Base)

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 2

Full boundary fencing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Timber fence replacement - Font St

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

build a fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Back Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair or Replacement Fence


23rd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paint & Mend 6 Unit Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

old villa front gate post, replace

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Build dog-proof gate and extend existing side gate

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Safety fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing fencing on a drive

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

14th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Domestic Fence (Wood)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small additional fence to enclose backyard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New gates and extend fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of old fencing, installation of new fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Effective Property Solutions

Joined July 2019

We Specialise in Painting , Decorating and Maintenence Services We offer Personalised Solutions to match your Specific property requirents along with a Prompt , Friendly and Professional Service all at Competitive Prices. Make contact today and we would love to help assist you complete all your requirements and work with you so as to make sure its all a smooth , straight foward , stress fr...

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Built up contracting LTD

Joined June 2020

Hi, we are a small company who strive for perfection. We have a diverse team who have dealt with a majority of renovation projects around the country. Numerous house foundation repairs and house re leveling, our team also deal with restoration projects. We pride in keeping jobs to the time frame. Whether it's one pile or twenty piles needing replaced, even that old fence replaced or a new deck to...

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Woodfort Construction

Joined November 2020

Hi ... We specialise in everything from Maintenance and small Renovations, to new home builds. We have a very experienced crew with a broad range of skills and experience. We also have out own earth moving equipment suitable for smaller projects...perfect for those landscaping projects.

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Dunedin City Contracting

Joined February 2017

We are a large firm specializing all all aspects of property maintenance and construction. We employ qualified Builders, Electricians and interior decorators. We Also do landscaping and excavation. Basically anything related to domestic or commercial properties. We make it easy having all trades in house for project management, no need to try and coordinate tradesmen from multiple businesses as we...

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Sunshine Lane Building

Joined May 2020

Hi. Sunshine Lane Building is a new building firm in Dunedin. Our professional qualified carpenters are motivated and highly skilled at delivering quality building projects. Cost and time effective solutions and a experience that you will enjoy. We are skilled in Computer Aided Design so we can quickly and cost effectively produce some concept drawings for you. Example. You want to renovate your b...

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FMH Electrix Ltd

Joined April 2018

Our company are: - Registered Master Electrician ( electrical contractors association nz) - Site safe member - IQP( independent qualified person) Auckland council - Ministery of justic( security licensed) - accredited Mistubishi installer - accredited fujitsu installer. We do Domestic, commercial & industrial job.

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Better Brothers Construction

Joined December 2017

We are a family owned and operated company working throughout New Zealand. With 15 years experience in renovations, new builds, extensions and multi-story concrete construction - Both brothers Stefano and Samuel are on site and on the tools so you directly benefit from our expertise. We believe in a safe, tidy site, a strong work ethic and doing things right!

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Silver Fern Bathrooms Ltd

Joined December 2015

Hi, I've been in the building industry for 15 years and have extensive experience in all aspects of the residential market such as new builds, renovations and more recently specializing in bathroom renovations. I am a Licensed Building Practitioner and belong to NZ Certified Builders association. My aim is to take the stress out of renovating and deliver customer satisfaction with a professional j...

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TFB Contracting

Joined February 2021

Can repile, relevel houses, retrofit and renovate, plumbing and even reroute pre existing pipes, electrical issues, not a problem. Very professional, no communication issues, I pride myself and am very attentive, small jobs, big jobs am happy to help

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Matts Handyman & Glass Services

Joined January 2021

Hi, I’m a one man band that can do building work, joinery, plumbing, glazing etc. Just ask! I’m also a fully qualified glazier. I’m a hard working perfectionist who is very professional and driven to do a great job.

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fineline fencing ltd

Joined June 2018

Hi we have been building fencing all around Dunedin for the last 16years lots of experience. we take a lot of pride I what we do offering professional outcome. hard working easy going. we all way met dead end times and completing jobs on budget

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SB 2 Build ltd

Joined January 2017

Together we have been in the building trade for over 25 years. Sam is our registered licenced building practitioner and have experience in new builds, renovations, alterations and extensions as well as fencing, decks and all scopes of concrete works.We deliver a high quality end product and pride ourselves on keeping within budget and time frames! Additionally we have access to a wide range of su...

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Ovoss Builders

Joined May 2008

Hi, Ovoss Builders is a well established small business in Dunedin. We have more than 20 years of building experience and have a vast range of knowledge in the residential and commercial industry. We have an excellent and reliable support system, electricians, plumbers etc. and pride ourselves on innovative solutions and tidy workmanship. We are up to date with the latest techniques, materials and...

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Sammys

Joined February 2017

I’ve been working in the Dunedin building industry for the past 16 years. I am highly motivated and have a wide ranging skill set in many areas of construction. I specialise in small to medium sized residential construction jobs. General building and carpentry, Repairs and maintenance, Renovations, Fences, Paths, Landscaping, Painting and much more. Anything from replacing a letterbox to a full ki...

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DIY Dave

Joined May 2017

I am a handyman business and I get those jobs done that you have been putting off or never getting around to completing. I have a whole range of jobs that I do on a regular basis, for example fencing, decking and deck repairs, weatherboard replacement, garden shed assembly or built from scratch. Also general home maintenance and repairs.

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Cadenza Gates & Fences

Joined August 2017

Open the gate to safe flexible and seriously attractive fencing solutions with Cadenza Gates and Fences, Commercial, Residential, Supply only or install.

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The Garden Maker

Joined June 2017

Hi. Landscaping, is my specialty and has largely been my occupation for about 12 years, I also sometimes make tables/shelves/cabinets from recycled timber and Macrocarpa, and have produced commercial cafe fit outs. I worked for a landscaping firm in Wellington for 3 years, followed by working for landscaping firm in Dunedin for five years before deciding to go out at it alone. I have an eye...

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I M L

Joined September 2020

Hi I am a qualified joiner who has now branches out on my own I have over past 10 years done joinery, building , shop fitting , fencing and roofing. I pride my self on competitive quotes, good workmanship as well as clear communication and being very punctual with deadlines.

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Grant HC

Joined June 2011

Hi, my name's Grant I'm a LBP Builder. I've worked in many trades during my career including security systems, concrete laying, stairlift technician, tv antenna technician, automatic door technician. I also hold a diploma in construction management.

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Complete Restorations &Scaffolding LTD

Joined January 2018

Complete Restorations and Scaffolding is a Dunedin based company focusing on providing high-quality service for your property needs. From small assignments to big renovation and restoration projects, our experienced team is always happy to help.

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