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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Horizontal slat privacy timber fence 1.8 m high

Posted 5 months ago

I would like a 1.8 m high horizontal timber privacy fence erected around the new house it must be horizontal slat and have two entrance gates

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John C

Posted 1 year ago

Is there anyone out there that can build a wooden paling fence 50mtr for a reasonable price? (1.6_1.8)

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25m turangi fence

Posted 2 weeks ago

1.8m high 3 rail timber pailing quote required for 25m fence pls

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Automatic Front gates

Posted 1 year ago

I need new gate posts and automatic front gates installed, the sooner the better,! I have done a patch up job but it's not going to last!! Lol.

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Replace boundary fence

Posted 1 year ago

Remove existing untreated fencing, post and rails on both side boundaries. Remove small strip of nib.? (Maybe, open to suggestions on this) Existing fence consists of 1/2 round posts, steel pipe and whatever seemed to be handy at the time. Rebuild fence, with posts, rails and palings at 1.8 metre height. Build fence and gate between house and garage. Dispose of all old materials. Cladding - timber or iron - unsure? Open to advice and cost difference. Replace tanalised palings only on front b...

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Gates and fence

Posted 7 months ago

We're looking for 2 gates and a small fence that will be built at a new house we are moving into. The first gate is 1.8m tall and approx. 1.45m wide between the house and the external fence (1.8m on that side) - over a path. The second gate and fence are 1.2m tall and approx. 3.1m wide between the other side of the house and the external fence (1.2m on that side) - over the grass. We have a bit of urgency around this job. Ideally, it would be done next week.

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Boundary Fence

Posted 8 months ago

27 lin meters 1500mm high 150x25 palings,... posts, 100x50 rails (3 rails)

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Wheel needed

Posted 4 months ago

My gate keeps dropping and needs a wheel fitted. The spacing of all correct height brackets found are either too wide or only just narrow enough to drill for fixing. It has been suggested to have a bracket welded on. Currently, the gate is off the post attached to the house and a new expansion bolt has been fitted.

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Sliding gates

Posted 1 year ago

After to sliding gates to be installed. On two drive ways. Gates will need to be about 3m wide

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New boundary fence

Posted 1 year ago

Boundary fence - treated timber or pool like fencing (would like thoughts on both options) Land is pretty flat however one end, about 5 metres, has a retaining wall which drops down into a neighboring property. We would like the fence to be 1.8m high and approximately 51 metres in length. Front yard treated timber or pool like fencing (would like thoughts on both options). land is flat, approximately 18 metres (this includes driveway) and 1.8 metres high. quote must include all labour and mate...

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Wire & post front boundary fence

Posted 3 months ago

A 2 or 3 wire & post fence (approx 1metre high) on my front boundary immediately behind a a 40 cm concrete wall. Suitable for me to plant shrubs that will encompass the fence eventually. No hurry for the job to be done.

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John C #2

Posted 1 year ago

Still looking for someone to put up a wooden paling fence of 1.6 to 1.8 50mtres long at a reasonable price?

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New fence build

Posted 1 year ago

Need a new retaining wall and fence on top of it built

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John Chandler

Posted 1 year ago

50+mtre wooden fence, One side of a full section, Around 1.5 ( 5ft ) high. Two or three rails? Section is empty, no House _ At least as yet!

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Garden Fencing

Posted 1 year ago

Looking for installation of wood fence to secure garden and make dog friendly

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NFM 62057 | LINZ - Turangi House ...

Posted 1 year ago

Quote request to either repair/replace fence on property is currently broken

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Driveway gate

Posted 3 months ago

Supply and install gate, approx 1.2 high and 4.5 wide. Cheapest option possible.

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28 Noble Street, Mc Lauchlan Terrace, Taupo

Posted 10 months ago

Hello, I will be looking after my friends home in Taupo in September / October. They need some repair works on their existing fence on their driveway from their entrance till the riverbank. They also need to install a low fence in their garden at the riverbank. Finally they need to install a remote controlled sliding gate at their entrance. Would you have tradespeople available in September to quote and do the job ? Can someone visit the property now and provide a quote ? Thank you in advance...

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Need a new gate on driveway to secure a dog

Posted 3 months ago

Already have a farm gate but it's not fitted correctly and has a lean & gaps. Need someone to have a look see what can be done & do a quote

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Post and Rail 200m more or less

Posted 3 months ago

Need a post and 3 rail fence with gates installed to keep dogs in... Happy to discuss.

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mp installs

Joined January 2014

Hi I'm Mat. I have been in the industry for over 15 years now. I'm a fully qualified engineer. No job to big or to small. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and rates, then completing job on time and on budget. Welding, pool fences, handrails, stainless, aluminum, I do it all.

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Nick Pemberton Construction Limited

Joined April 2020

Nick Pemberton has 15 years experience in the construction industry, a third generation of construction contractor. Nick started the company in 2011 and has grown steadily from there. Specialising in kerbing and large civil retaining walls however over the years the company has branched out into private residential & council projects with everything from green waste removal to housing foundations....

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Oswald Construction Ltd.

Joined August 2013

At Oswald Construction we specialize in residential building from new builds, additions and renovations - big or small, outdoor entertaining areas and the like. We strive for excellence and provide high quality craftsmanship and can project manage any job - again big or small. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes.

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Hamilton Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined December 2017

Before starting any jobs we endeavour to find the right solution for each customer, to suit their budget and individual requirements. When we take on a job we want you to be informed throughout the process and we guarantee your satisfaction. For most people their home/property is their biggest asset and we keep that in mind with all the jobs we do. Whether it be pest control, building your fence,...

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RD Landscapes

Joined June 2019

Let's face it, no one likes over priced charges. We have always prided ourselves on Honest open and transparent assessments on all quoted work so no hidden costs. Our prices are competitive our professional standard of work is guaranteed to meet building code compliance on time on budget. Having operated in Waikato for a number of years we have a growing client base. We are happy to give refe...

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SchoCon

Joined July 2012

Focused on outdoor living, hard landscaping and renovations, but also the cliche "for all your building needs". Being in the building and construction arena for 18 years, LBP licensed and trade qualified we will make your ideas and dreams reality.

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Can do Karl

Joined October 2019

Hi, I've been involved in different aspects of the painting industry for the last 30 year, from staining and lacquer of timber products to kitchen and furniture spray painting. Even a few years as a marine painter. A keen diy'er I have a lot of experience house painting , interior and exterior and know my way around products and processes. My time as a signwriter taught me an eye for detail and p...

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RHL Fortuna Ltd TA RHL Contracting

Joined October 2017

Based in Hastings with over 20 years combined experience, we take pride undertaking and completing jobs in affordable and efficient way, Producing work that is creative and is sure to please. We are happy if you are happy.

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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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Freedom Custom Made Ltd

Joined October 2018

We are a family operated business in its infancy. I however have been building the last 9 yrs with highly varied projects. We have the expertise and network to make your dreams a reality. From design, project management, to small repair we have you coverd. Flexible with locations, setting up in the wild for weeks is not a problem. We enjoy developing lasting relationships and take pride in offerin...

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L & B Construction

Joined September 2019

We have done renovation in houses, painting and decorating, plastering, concreting, paving, fencing, house insulation, and cleaning in and outside the house or offices for 12 years. Whatever others won’t do we will be there to help your needs. Our professional, honest and hard working team will go extra mile for deadlines and to suit your budget. We specialise in any renovations from roof to floo...

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Task

Joined December 2010

Hello, This is our purpose and services:- Carpentry Painting Fencing Retaining Walls Concreting Vinyl Floors Carpetting Kitchen Decking and Handrails Access Ramps and Pergolas We have a great team that meets quality,time and within approved costs. We respect the needs of our customers and we are honest with all our dealings

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A Lawrence

Joined December 2015

I have just started working self employed. My name is Aaron and I am a hard-working qualified builder with seven years experience both here in New Zealand and working abroad. I am friendly and enjoy talking to clients and potential clients. I am a soletrader who has experience in New builds, renovations, additions, restoration as well as other small jobs. Small jobs include repairs, new decks incl...

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Whittle Foundations

Joined June 2018

Specialist in Rib Raft Foundations, Conventional Foundations, all form work of driveways, footpaths , patio’s , removal of old existing concrete and top quality finish Also all walks of building from decks to renovation’s , to retaining walls and site clearing. Let the Whittle Foundations tend to your needs

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Stoneley Handyman Services

Joined February 2019

Hi there, I'm just your average run of the mill young kiwi bloke looking for the chance to prove himself in the industry. I have been doing a multitude of trades virtually my whole life. I come from a trade orientated family with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience at my disposal. Where I excel is my attitude towards the work, whether it be new or common ground, I strive to do...

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CJH Construction

Joined November 2015

Maintenance Renovations New Builds Landscaping...

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LTW ROOFING

Joined January 2018

Here at LTW ROOFING we are here to understand all your roofing needs to ensure the best outcome on your project. We offer a wide range of roofing services from commercial and residential New roofing, re roofing in both long run, spouting, edge protection, and repairs on concrete tile, decromastic, membrane and re screw , repaint using a airless spray gun system to give your roof the upmost durab...

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lcj services

Joined May 2018

house relocation,piling, demolition, overwidth piloting, winching and recovery, general repairs, odd jobs , container movers ,transport, salvage and rescue, fire recovery

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DNT construction

Joined January 2018

We are a small family owned construction company we have been around for 3 years now. I've been building for coming on 20 years. We cover pretty much all construction. From changing door handles to building apartment blocks and everything in between. We offer quality service on time and on price. Call us any time for a free quote

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WAIKATO HOMES LIMITED

Joined March 2019

Waikato Homes is a Hamilton based builder specialising in New homes & Renovations. We pride ourselves on providing a top quality service & product no matter the size or scope. Our detailed Quotation includes a scope of works so you know exactly what has been priced for. A 10 year Master Build Guarantee can be included for all new homes & renovations. Medium to large projects: >You will be...

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