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Piling and Foundation Contractors - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

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House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

Posted 04/03/15

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Piling and Foundation Contractors - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

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House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

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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.

Shellz

Posted 2 years ago

I am under offer so time is of the essence and i have found underfloor problems missed/ "argued as not" by eqc..i need a quote so i know what i need to do for my incoming buyer to get home insurance. I have a report from an underfloor inspection company completed last week. I need to know what NEEDS to be done, how and when it can and at what cost.

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New House Foundations

Posted 5 months ago

Lay waffle foundations for new house on level section. approximately 250m2

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Floor repair

Posted 4 years ago

90sqm house needs flooring strengthened (on piles and plenty of room underneath house) and levelled so carpet can be laid and internals painted. New aluminium backdoor has tilted slightly (in earthquakes) so needs relevelling

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Help! Honest quote for our piles in lounge.

Posted 6 years ago

Hi, we would you you to come and quote us for the hump in our lounge - it's had Fletchers out to look at it and they said its a jack and pack. I believe they said its 6 piles in our lounge. The hump is actually where old/new extension meet (concrete wall I believe). (Sorry about the photos - they don't really show anything. Hard to show you the hump in the lounge).

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Ring foundation repair / Replace / Piles fixing replacing approx 8/10

Posted 6 years ago

We just want a quote on a few things which may lead to a potential purchase of a house . We would like to see how much it would cost to get the ring foundation fixed or what ever is needed and some piles replaced or re-leveled .

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New woffel slab foundation

Posted 1 year ago

Foundation for a new house as per engineers plans

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Granny Flat

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi, I would like a quote to have a concrete or pile foundation to put a granny flat on / cabin 5.1 x 7M. Trade me listing ...... Thanks Mark

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Pilings please!

Posted 5 years ago

My 100msq 1940's, single story, weatherboard family home needs new piles. Please quote as soon as possible; unfortunately this is not an insurance or EQC cost covered job. (Having said that I do have some eqc repairs which also need addressing, such as epoxy in the ring foundations etc etc!). Location is Rangiora, North Canterbury - happy to work around your schedule, but need super reasonable rates!!

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Urgent quote for piles repair needed

Posted 5 years ago

Hi, we are out in Kaiapoi and in urgent need of a quote to fix 6 piles in our 100 year old villa. Any chance you can do a quote for us tomorrow (Thursday) or Friday afternoon after 3.30pm or Saturday morning please? Thanks, Filia.

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Foundation work on a 1930's house

Posted 5 years ago

We require the foundations of our 1930's home to be checked and required work done. If possible to also sought out a few lumps in the floor, movement in the floor, and in places where the floor creaks.

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Floor levelling

Posted 1 year ago

Uneven floors need levelling

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Oxford - Foundations

Posted 2 years ago

We are planning a move of a californian bungalow to Oxford of approx 115m2 in Mid to late July 2018. We have spoken to council and they have confirmed that the soil on the section is consider good ground (it is within the central township) and it doesn't fall under any earthquake areas. House is very close to a square with a couple of features like bay window and porch that push the square out a metre or so. look to pop it on wooden piles. Site access is very good as it is on the...

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Cottage

Posted 7 months ago

110 yr Double bricked cottage that needs repiling along with complete make ever. electrics, new kitchen, bathroom.

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Foundation for transportable home.

Posted 2 years ago

Hi, I'm planning a new build on a rural section near Oxford. It will be a 90sqm transportable home and I would require foundation piles for that. I am seeking a quote please.

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New build Ashley Forest

Posted 1 year ago

Construction of foundation footings for new build

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House foundations

Posted 6 months ago

Needing a builder to have a look and quote for fixing foundations.

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Foundations for Sheds in Ohoka

Posted 7 years ago

My father in law is wanting to build 2 12x12 sheds and possibly a 9x6 American Style Barn. He is looking for a contractor to do the concrete work for the shed foundations. If you think you can do the job please give him a call on ... . He is wanting to get these foundations done as soon as possible.

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Kaiapoi house

Posted 9 months ago

Need a quote to relevell our floors

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Barker - concrete slab for shed

Posted 2 months ago

We have a 5 bay shed. 2 of the bays will have a concrete slab. 6m deep by 7.2 wide. 100mm thickness

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New decking

Posted 6 years ago

foundation built for container and decking.

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Find Foundation Specialists in Waimakariri

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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Ghs Building limited

Joined January 2019

We are a team of four builders 3 qualified and one apprentice we work under certified builders and lpb so you know you are going to get a good quality service. We can do any building work from new builds to garden sheds we have a show home that people are more than welcome to come a visit to see what we can offer you

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Think Construction Ltd.

Joined March 2010

Company Profile: We are a building company specialising in residential projects from small alterations to new house builds. We work with the client from the design concept through to the completion of your project (or anywhere in between). We work closely with designers (yours or ours), to ensure continuity and confidence in your build, from concept to completion. Personal Profile: Direct...

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Longsilver Construction Ltd

Joined June 2010

I am a Registered Master Builder so am able to provide all the necessary guarantees, quality of work, etc. I have 6 staff presently, a mixture of qualified carpenters, and apprentices in various stages of their apprenticeships. I have over 20 years experience in both residential and commercial. We are based in Canterbury, with yard in Amberley We cover all areas of Canterbury. References a...

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Alpine Ridge Construction

Joined March 2015

Hi I a fully qualified and licensed builder, I specialize in New Houses Fencing, Decks, and sheds I am very efficient, do not cut corners, and take great pride in my work

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PJR Construction

Joined August 2019

Fully qualified and licensed builder with 16+ years experience. Spent the last 5 years specializing in cladding and window installation. Happy to take on any building work and have many contacts for other tradies if needed. Hit me up for a quote. I will do my best to keep it reasonable.

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Flint Construction

Joined March 2015

Small family owned building company, servicing the South island. Run by an experienced Licensed Building Practitioner. Providing tailor made building solutions for your budget and needs. We can complete your renomb bvation, new build or light commercial project. No job is too small for us, we can be building a new house or replacing pickets on a fence, our professional attitude remains. Happy to...

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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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Austin Anderson

Joined January 2010

Hi. I have been renovating and repairing houses since 1988. Bathroom renovations are a major part of my work, however, I am very happy to renovate any part of your house. Decks are a specialty. Skylights are also in my expertise. I have a team of qualified tradesmen to cover all aspects of your renovation. Covid 19 plan in place . I like to get an idea what you’d like to spend before ar...

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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Ben Dykstra

Joined November 2009

Born, raised and living in Canterbury. Residential Builder for 25ears. Trade & LBP Qualified. Honest reliable and hold a Very High Standard of Workmanship.

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Jera Earthworks ltd

Joined July 2019

Hi..I have been operating machinery for past 21years from civil works subdivision and farm works and so much more all over New Zealand and ... n do attitude,take pride in work I achieve,concrete & asphalt driveways,drainage, foundation footpaths etc..Site/Safe..thank you

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Baseline Concrete and insulation

Joined January 2018

At Baseline Concrete we specialize in all aspects of Concrete. From house slabs to driveways, terraces and many more. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. We are also have a home insulation business that we run specializing in making homes warmer and meeting the Nz stan...

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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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PD Arthur Builders Limited

Joined January 2019

I am a qualified, certified licensed builder with 30+ years experience building houses/over 60's units, alterations and general building works. EQC and insurance work are also areas of expertise along with driveways, paths and re-roofs.

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Roman Building & Construction

Joined November 2016

Hi, we are Qualified Builder and Sub-Trade with Quality as First Priority in our job. We carry out New Build, Extension, Renovation, Landscaping, Project Management and Handyman/Maintenance. We give competitive quotes and endeavor to get job done on time with top quality. We look forward to provide Excellent Services for you !!

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Molior Building

Joined October 2015

Hi. Molior Building have been in business for 5 years . We have a broard range of experience in residential construction. From new builds to renovations, we cover it all. All of our carpenters are LBP qualified and pride ourselves in using our knowledge to train apprentices to help bring on the next generation of carpenters. We offer a no obligation free quote and have access to structural eng...

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St Joseph Carpentry

Joined February 2021

Specializing in alterations, renovations and extensions, we also do small carpentry jobs from time to time. A background in architectural new builds and restoration of heritage Canterbury homesteads. •Renovations •Extensions •New builds •Decks and Fences •Landscaping

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Core Civil Solutions nz Limited

Joined December 2019

Hi, we have been involved in the rebuild of Christchurch for over 7 years. We have experienced LBP builders and able to do a wide range of building works and construction. We are specialist in foundation re-level works and retaining walls, Our team are able to provide a solution that works for you. Please look at our web site for more information. ...

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Brothers Landscapes

Joined August 2013

We have been a family business for the last 17 years and offer the complete landscaping and construction package from tree felling, ready lawn, irrigation, paving, retaining walls, fencing, decks, concreting, planting, renovations, new builds and much more. FREE quote to transform your section. Experienced, professional and on time. Phone Brothers Landscapes and Construction in Christchurch for a...

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Farrell Build

Joined August 2018

Farrell Build is a local Christchurch based construction company. We are family owned & operated with over 30+ years of trusted industry experience. Offering a wide range of services which include; Architectural builds, Renovations & EQC Repairs

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