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Piling and Foundation Contractors - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A foundation or piling contractor is a tradesperson skilled in the development of  foundations of a building. The house foundations are the system on which the home sits. Sometimes the house foundation rests upon the footings and supports the floor system - as with conventional foundation walls.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

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House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

Posted 04/03/15

When you’re building a house you start from the ground up, meaning the foundations are the first job undertaken. We take a look at three different types of foundations... There are 3 types of foundations to choose from. You choices depend on the type of home you are building and where you

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Piling and Foundation Contractors - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A foundation or piling contractor is a tradesperson skilled in the development of  foundations of a building. The house foundations are the system on which the home sits. Sometimes the house foundation rests upon the footings and supports the floor system - as with conventional foundation walls.

Read more

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

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House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

Posted 04/03/15

When you’re building a house you start from the ground up, meaning the foundations are the first job undertaken. We take a look at three different types of foundations... There are 3 types of foundations to choose from. You choices depend on the type of home you are building and where you

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

Relevelling

Posted 7 months ago

Need qoute on relevelling one wall of a concrete block wall on house 2 story

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Micro Piling

Posted 8 months ago

I am looking for certified or registered Micro Piling experts to do a micro Piling to retain the platform for foundation. It is a steep section.

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Cabin

Posted 4 months ago

Foundation piles & framing required as base for 4.5m x 3.5m portable cabin on level site in Mangere Bridge.

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House cracking

Posted 5 months ago

It looks like I may need underpinning with a unit just purchased. It is brick veneer and concrete slab built in 1979. Some of the doors don't close properly and bathroom tiles are cracking. As this property has just been purchased, I do not know if this is an old problem, or ongoing one.

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NZS3604 timber foundation

Posted 3 months ago

To lay a NZS3604 timber foundation, on a slope terrain

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Underpinning 90s concrete raft house

Posted 6 months ago

Concrete slab settled at one end needs underpinning to lift.

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House re-levelling / pilings

Posted 8 months ago

There is about a 10cm level difference from the front door to the far left passage. There is cracking on the outside of the house (back & front) as well as in nearly all rooms inside. We have been told it is either due to trees close to our boundary wall with overgrown roots or the drought taking the moisture out of the soil, thereby causing structural movement. We have however noticed an improvement (can use the front door again) since it started raining again. We would ideally like a quote...

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Piling and Slab Foundation

Posted 1 month ago

Looking for an LBP to work with us on labour only basis to do the foundation for a new house, 290sqm. Work includes site set out, building set out, erecting profiles, guide for excavation and piles, steel tieing and placement, raft foundation and eventually sign off the work. All materials will be provided. Labour and equipment will be yours. Potential for ongoing relationship and more work as we have 2 more houses in the pipeline, with 4 more having plans drawn

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Repair piling

Posted 5 months ago

We need a quote for Re- pile an old house that has movement over the years causing different levels in the kitchen/passage area

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Foundations for a 20ft (6m) container and a retaining wall

Posted 8 months ago

- Foundations (posts, concrete, beams etc) to be installed for a 20ft (6m) container. - 7m x1m retaining wall. - apart from concrete all materials are onsite. I currently have a container on the property that is leaning against the garage so it needs to be moved. Before that can happen I need a new, level foundation installed so the Hiab has somewhere to place it. Once the container is moved then a new 7m retaining wall can be installed.

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House Repiling repair quote

Posted 6 months ago

Looking for quote on replacing on house pile support. As the support appears to be rotting.

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Foundation works

Posted 6 months ago

Looking to appoint a foundation works contractor for an extension commercial building. Drawings available and awaiting building consent. about 1250sqm Hall.

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34 Oakland Road Foundations 10 Houses

Posted 7 months ago

Please refer to the attached plans and provide a fixed price for the foundations package at 34 Oakland Ave, Papatoetoe Works are programmed to start late august early September Scope 10 houses Foundations 34 Oakland • Set out off surveyors pegs 3 per house, • Profiles. • Bench Excavations • Foundations excavations, • Piles/ Drain Bridging. • Bearers • Foundations Concrete • Reinforcing Steel • Book and attend all Council, Engineers and Geotechnical as required. • LBP Sign off t...

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O'Halloran Road piling job

Posted 7 months ago

Checking structural integrity Recent movement has occurred and I need to make sure that the house is sound - or investigate the cost to fix if necessary Also to look into possible cause - may require engineer?

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Re-levelling timber floor foundation DT

Posted 3 months ago

I have a 3 bedroom house with timber floor foundation. Only one of the walls is made of bricks, the other three are weatherboard. A crack on the brick wall was fixed by Mainmark. They suggested re-levelling the timber floor foundation using jack and pack repair method.

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Foundation footings new build

Posted 1 day ago

We looking for labour only foundation footing, profiling, lbw, mesh work, boxing and boxing removal. We have digger onsite ready also blocklayer and can arrange backfill. Must have lpb

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Lifting the sunken foundation for closing and opening main door.

Posted 9 months ago

The main door of our property is getting jammed, opening and closing of the door is difficult and locking is also not possible. Mobile number ...

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Pile foundation and subfloor framing

Posted 1 month ago

Remedial work for foundation and subfloor framing. Builders who got team and complete the job on time can contact us

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Foundation pile check and repair

Posted 9 months ago

I need someone who can check and repair foundation pile for an old property. I don’t know the estimate cost I’m getting few quotes. Seems like the piles have sunk on one side of the house.

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Foundation Installation of Polythene & Waterproofing

Posted 1 month ago

Hi guys WE need some quote on how much could be an acceptable range for a 90sqm 3bedroom house. We need to assess before purchasing the house as the cost of renovation might be high. Foundation Defect Installation of Polythene over subfloor soil application Waterproofing and additional drainage (Grate Drain) Here's the summary from our building report: Foundations Concrete block, supporting timber sub floor construction i.e. Rimu/pine bearers/bottom plate, joists and T&G floor...

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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.

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Raj Earthworks

Joined November 2019

We Do: General Earth Works, Post Holes 200,300,400,500,600mm+, Rubbish Removal, Excavation, Drilling Horizontal and Vertical, Repairs, Handyman Work.

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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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J Ark Construction

Joined June 2019

Hi, our company is medium size company, I have been building for 7 years now. Our company is growing company and we are specialised in renovation and new building. Our company is focusing on to finish in right time and We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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NICA

Joined January 2021

Hi I've been building and renovating houses for the last 15 years. I am very professional in what I do, I also do small jobs from time to time. Plumbing is also one profession that I am very passionate about it. I can provide competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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KFC Limited

Joined April 2010

Hi, We specializes in the construction of residential and commercial projects. Involving in new built, renovation, upgrade from small to large scale in Auckland region. We are extremely focused on the delivery of our construction projects to be completed in time with quality and on budget. Formed in 2015 and privately-owned company that is a strong, stable and reliable force in the constructio...

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Michael James Services

Joined January 2021

Hi, Construction Professional weve been building, laying and developing for over 35 years, Carpentry, brick/block work, foundations, hardscape and landscaping. We challenge our customers to find a freindlier and more profesional team of experienced people. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completeing on time and budget.

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Parkes builders

Joined September 2018

Run by a BCITO Qualified LBP builder with 10 years new build , renovation experience. . Hard working team, and you will be impressed at the standard of work We can produce. Excited to bring your ideas to life ! Please also see our No Cow Boys reviews at ...... &allow-rating=1#ratings Website: ...

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White Worx Building &Maintenance ltd

Joined February 2011

Hi White Worx has been in business for 10+ years mostly doing small to large renovations on villa and bungalows in the Auckland area we also do ,reroofing,exterior works,chimney removals and everything else to do with building.White Worx also has a great range of sub contractors that work with us.We also have a good skill base of tradesmen from 1 to 30 plus years experience. Our rates are competit...

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JB Civil Construction

Joined January 2019

JB Civil Construction specialise in providing quality services that align with our clients expectations. Our services include, bulk earthworks, landscaping (hard & soft), retaining walls, service relocations, De-watering, Drainage, installation of sumps/manholes, carriage way prep (for asphalt & chipseal), footpath prep and concrete finish, Kerb preparation, driveway preparation, form work and con...

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Stratos Construction Ltd

Joined August 2009

Hi, we've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 10 years. While we specialise 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 pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We are Licensed and Qualified Builders, no jobs to...

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Iro joseph

Joined December 2018

Hi, I am an lbp builder with over 8 years experience. I specialize in new builds and renovations and I also do decks and fences as well. I work hard to meet your special requirements and go the extra mile to make sure the job gets done right and on time. I provide competitive quotes and can work within jobs on a budget.

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SaMYETA Contracting Ltd

Joined December 2016

Our company specializes in building houses, renovating, decking, fencing, complete landscaping and any type of concreting jobs. We also do smaller jobs as required. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and working to your satisfaction. Honesty is our policy.

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Geotest Group Limited

Joined June 2019

Geotest Group Ltd has decades of experience in Geotechnical and Structural Engineering in NZ , we have since expanded our service areas including Auckland wide, Christchurch , Hamilton, Waikato and Rotorua . We provide services to house owners, investors, local councils, civil contractors, developers, Architects and Structural Engineers.

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Tupous Contracting Services

Joined March 2018

We do concrete/metal driveways and footpaths, timber/brick fencing, pavings, all stone works, trenching, land contouring, site clearing and preparation, retaining wall, stump removal and basic landscaping.

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The Way

Joined October 2020

Hello. We are a new company and are qualified Licensed Buliding Practitioner(LBP). We specialise in new bulids cladding and general carpentry work. Our aim is to provide top quality, service and price to our clients. This is THE WAY

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Honeycomb Construction Ltd

Joined March 2012

Hi, I'm a qualified builder working in the industry for 10 years. Worked in commercial and residential. Building new houses and renovations to a high standard. Keen to look at any job.

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ajkchippie

Joined August 2020

Hi, i have had a range of experience in building kitchens, boat building, cabinetry and recently extended my experience to building houses. I have built my own home and worked on a number of residential projects, apartments as well as exterior projects such as decks, fencing and retaining walls. Call me for a quote. Aaron

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YERI HANDYMAN

Joined January 2019

Hi. We have a great team ,and skillfully . We have been building new houses and renovation house 、renovation garden decking or fencing, some of plumbing work .we also do smaller jobs like a handymen. we pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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HaydenWills

Joined September 2013

I am licensed builder with 20 years experience in all aspects of building work including renovations bathrooms, kitchens, new builds, maintenance and repairs. I strive for the highest standard through out all my jobs and will always listen to clients needs and offer advise on all queries. I pride myself on finding the most cost effective solutions for all the big and small projects.

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