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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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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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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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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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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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Latest fencing & gates case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

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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Gate into existing fence

Posted 3 weeks ago

We have a 1200m high fence that we require a small section of it to be converted into a gate directly above a manhole, so it is easily accessible (can lift the manhole cover off) by council.

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Timber Fencing

Posted 1 month ago

Wanting fencing done along both sides of property. Fairly long fences. Neighboring properties are Kainga Ora so there are specific details/measurements on their website required. I want it close to/similar to fencing (in photo) along the back of our property. We also want a back section dug out and the only way to access it is when the fence is done. If you also have some kind of landscaping service as well that is a bonus.

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Fence Repairs

Posted 2 months ago

Car vs Fence 🙃 Hi there...looking for fence Repairs/ partial rebuild after a car crashed into the fence. Corner post has been snapped off - approx measurements 2.2m one way, 4.5m the other and 2m high. Timber fence. Thankyou.

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Timber Fencing

Posted 1 month ago

1. Remove and dispose the existing fence, the back fence and planter box. 2. Build retaining wall about 30m L x 600mm H( on the side) 3.Build retaining wall about 5m L x 600mm H (at the back) 4. Build paling fence 36m L x 1.8m H using 3 rails and capping.(on the side) 5.Build paling fence 5m L x 1.8m H using 3 rails and capping.(at the back)

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Gate construction and installation

Posted 1 month ago

I need a gate to be installed for my property to be fully fenced. I don't care what it's made of, just cheapest material. Strong enough to stop a dog. Lock/latch into the concrete ground Want job done asap.

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Side Gates

Posted 20 hours ago

I am looking for someone to install a couple of gates on either side of the house to make backyard safe for children. There could also be another small job.

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General fencing both sides palings

Posted 2 months ago

We are looking for getting fence done in Aotea. Need both sides palings. Probably will need 1 hour digging time ( Im not sure but can be). Around 15 to 16 mts of fence. And also there is another job where I will need palings only

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Fix/replace leaning fence on small slope

Posted 2 days ago

The fence has been in a sorry state and taken a more of a hit in the recent storms so it’s now on a significant lean from a middle point in the section - the end points seem okay though. Keen to get it fixed or rebuilt ASAP, or any other kiwi-ingenuity options that would secure it for the medium-long term.

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Fencing

Posted 2 months ago

Build a fence in front garden boundary

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Fenceing

Posted 2 months ago

to replace an old wire fence with a wooden one about 45 meters

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Timber fencing guru

Posted 2 months ago

Upcoming large scale timber fencing job available, entire subdivision to be fenced with potential to carry out retaining wall work also. Large amount of future work on the cards, full contract or labor only options available.

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Boundary fence required

Posted 1 month ago

A 1.5 m high wooden paling fence 8.55 m long is required joined to an existing fence. The end the fence attached to the current fence will require a small retaining wall of about 30 cm high to contain a future lawn. A gate will eventually be hung from the end post next to the driveway. The fence is to have a cap. See photo looking from the driveway towards the existing 1.5 m fence.

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Fencing property

Posted 1 week ago

We would like our property fenced on 3 sides and a gate put in. Approximately 20m sections of fencing. Wooden fencing is preferable but happy for options. Would like it at the 1.2 metre height as we're getting a dog. Thanks, Duncan

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Install a gate

Posted 1 month ago

I have the gate - 3m wide by about 1.1m high. I need a couple of posts installed for the gate to hang on.

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New Fence #2

Posted 1 month ago

Two sections of vertical timber palling fence with picture frame capping are required. We would like it to follow contour of the land. 1) 1.8m high x approx 14m long 2) 1.8m high x approx 32m long

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Fence, gate and possible pergola

Posted 2 months ago

There are two parts to this job: The first part includes the fence and gates (numbers 1-4 below). The second part is additional work that I might get done at the same time if it seems to be cost effective to do so (numbers 5-7 below) 1. Removal of existing fence (1.2 m high, approx. 50 m long, timber) 2. New fence (1.2m high, approx. 60 m long, timber, unstained) 3. Garden gate 4. Driveway gate (manual) 5. (Optional) relocate the washing line 6. (Optional) add trellis to existing deck (ap...

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Fix the wood gates of our fence

Posted 1 month ago

We have a wood fence, the gates are now not able to be closed, I guess it is a water saturated shear failure. Would like to ask a specialist to help us to fix these gates. Thanks.

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30m fence for one side of section

Posted 1 month ago

We need a fence built on one side of our section to keep a dog in. The fence would be behind a hedge from our side so doesn't need to be the best looking, just enough to keep our property fully fenced (min 1.2m height would be ideal). The side of the section that needs fencing is roughly 30m. There is an existing timber fence that is falling apart and needs replacing. We'd prefer not to replace with a full timber fence if there are cheaper options (e.g. a chainlink fence would be fine) so wou...

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Looking for someone to install a trellis fence

Posted 1 month ago

We need this done before 3rd September. The trellis needs to be approx. 4.2m long and will need posts put in. Photo attached, it needs to come out from the existing fence towards the house to create a private area for an outdoor table. Just needs to be fairly basic but withstand wind etc.

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Install gates/fences

Posted 4 weeks ago

Install two main fences with gates in them and also a small fence to make back yard secure for a small dog

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Recent fencing & gates reviews

With over 174,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Gate construction and installation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd September 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 3
Schedule
 3
Communication
 1

Boundary fence required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Looking for someone to install a trellis fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 fences and gates

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Building a small timber fence (dismantle old one)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence, gate and possible pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Trellis Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix Safety Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fencing for new dog

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

29th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gate into existing fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wood fencing 1.8 meter high

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install gates/fences

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd September 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

repair crib wall&femce


10th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 3

Jo and John

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small gate

Work carried out by an employee of the company

19th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence for privacy and security

Work carried out by an employee of the company

17th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fence

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Side gate


14th February 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 3
Communication
 3

Fence posts

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

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H&S CONTRACTING LTD

Joined April 2007

I am a proffesional experienced qualified licensed builder with 20 years in the building industry I'm up for any challange no job to big or to small we offer competitive pricing and free quoting for your budget.

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Bespoke Wooden Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2018

Outdoor living solutions: gates, decks, fences, planter boxes and bar leaners to name a few. We specialise in the local manufacture and installation of wooden gates - and other landscape construction work. We also do flatpack assembly (including kitchens). QUOTES : We cannot come and do face to face quotes during lock down, Instead we are happy to do virtual meetings via zoom video or use p...

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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we speaclise in.While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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Sticks and Stones Landscape Construction and Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined June 2018

Sticks & Stones have been busy in Wellington for over 20 years Landscaping and Property work for private and commercial customers throughout the greater Wellington area. Building New or Renovating , we have a great team with experience and skills.

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Kiwi Can Do

Joined September 2020

Kiwi Can Do is funded by the Industry Partnerships division of the Ministry of Social Development to support the Construction Industry Accord. Our job is to work closely with employers to prepare and support unemployed New Zealanders into employment and a career. There are no fees or costs to employers or trainees for the Kiwi Can Do service. The Construction Accord is an all-industry and gover...

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Trellis Direct 2019 Limited

Joined December 2018

Hi, We are a family owned business specializing in custom trellis panels, fencing, decorative panels, decks, planter boxes, pergolas, timber gates, outdoor furniture. Call into our showroom or visit our website www.trellisdirect.co.nz

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G&M building services

Joined June 2019

We do building/painting/plaster and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We strive on going above and beyond for our clients. So please feel free to get in touch for any up coming project we can help you with thanks.

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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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Solid Industries Ltd

Joined March 2020

Hi, We specialize in residential & Property maintenance inside and out. helping you un-stick Sticky doors to finishing off the kitset kitchen you brought but never got round to installing. We also re-build fences, gates, decks etc etc.

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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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Cook Contracting Services

Joined July 2020

Kia Ora, we are a newly built family business on the Kapiti Coast. We specialise in providing professional property maintenance such as, residential and rural fencing, retaining walls, decks, landscaping, drainage and tree removal. We love to take pride in every project we complete and assure to provide quality at a professional standard and a competitive price.

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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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DTS building

Joined July 2019

Hi we've been building for 10 plus years so we have alot of experience in building, while I specialize in Windows repairing and installing I also do smaller jobs like hanging doors from time to time (plasterboard installing, fence, cladding , Demolition. Etc) Maintenance work myself and another tradesman work together (when needed) work in a professional manner and hard to meet deadlines fo...

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Building Detail

Joined November 2013

Building Detail provides a range of high quality carpentry services at a reasonable price including: - Full project management - New homes - Renovations and alterations - Kitchen and bathroom upgrades - Fences, decks, and pathways - Maintenance and repairs - Shop fit outs Regan, Building Detail's director, is a qualified licensed building practitioner with over 12 years experience...

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Grozzel Industries Ltd

Joined August 2020

We are a husband and wife team and can look after anything you need fixed in your home. We offer competitive quotes and a reliable and professional service. We would love to help you out with your next project.

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

Hi, I've been in the building trade now for approx 20 years. I was a master painter by trade originally but liked the idea of making things so I went into the carpentry trade and qualified. My expertise is designing and building decks, fences and smaller jobs. I prefer the one to one personal touch. I don't enjoy the bigger commercial side of works as much. I have many, many pictures of w...

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Nailed It Property Services

Joined August 2015

Hi, I am a sole trader and specialise in the smaller jobs that most builders don't want to do. From water blasting paths & fences to fixing that door or window that does not close properly.

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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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Melgrim building LTD

Joined March 2019

Hi, We are two reliable, qualified builders specialising in both residential and commercial sectors. All of the jobs we undertake are completed to a high standard and we pride ourselves on our work ethic and competitive pricing. We possess a wide range of knowledge and skills, enabling us to cater to your building needs, including the following: -Interior renovations, including kitchens...

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Housecheckers Ltd

Joined April 2020

With over 45 years experience in the building industry by a trade qualified builder holding LBP Carpentry License. make Housecheckers Ltd your obvious choice for all your building and maintenance requirements no matter how big or small we do it all. Our core business are those small jobs that no one else wants to do *MDF window reveal replacement *Leak detection *Pre purchase house inspect...

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