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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering handymen 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.

Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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Homeowners Guide to Summer Proofing Your Deck

Posted 23/02/17

Our skin isn't the only thing that needs to protecting from the harsh New Zealand sun, our decking needs to protection too. To keep your deck looking great, we’ve put together this handy guide on summer proofing your deck... How to keep your deck looking like new Summer brings more traffic

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Essential Swimming Pool Maintenance To Do This Summer

Posted 22/12/16

There’s nothing like taking a dip in your own swimming pool. Kiwi summers and the backyard swimming pool go hand in hand. But do you know what essential swimming pool maintenance it will require?... Top 5 swimming pool maintenance tips Kids, adults and even dogs love a good swim during summe

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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How to Fix Your Retaining Wall Aesthetics with Landscaping

Posted 10/10/16

Retaining walls are often perceived as uninspiring or an eyesore. But a little landscaping can go a long way to improving the aesthetic appeal and/or blend a retaining wall in to the surroundings... Blending existing retaining walls into your landscaping Many of us have existing retaining

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Tips on Repairing Your Home After an Earthquake

Posted 27/04/17

In the days and weeks after an earthquake, priorities turn towards repairing the damage to your home. We've put together this handy guide to give you some tips on repairing your home after an earthquake... Your first step should be to contact the Earthquake Commission and your insurance c

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Stage 6 Life Stages of Home Ownership - Caring For Your Home During Your 80s

Posted 07/12/17

Owning a home at any age is a commitment, but when you're caring for your home during your elderly years there are more things to consider... In our final article of our Home Ownership Article Series, we discuss the types of decisions you'll need to make and how to get the best value for

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Earthquake Preparedness - Is Your Home Secure?

Posted 30/03/17

Earthquakes are unpredictable and the best form of defence is to be prepared. Keeping a well-stocked survival kit with food, water and other essential supplies is one way we can care for our family after a shake. We can also prepare our homes too, we take a look at ways you and your family can g

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What Should You Do After a Damaging House Fire?

Posted 11/05/17

A house fire is a devastating experience, regardless of the amount of damage. Your first instinct may be to begin the clean-up and repair work, but there are several key things to work through first... Five things to do after a house fire There are five important tasks for you to do, if yo

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Ultimate Winter Ready Checklist

Posted 30/04/18

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in with preparations to get your home in the best shape and be a healthy place to be during the challenging winter months. Mould & mildew control Prevention is easier than treatment. Check around your house for spots that are prone to leaks, condensation or

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Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Behind every job there is a story. This one starts with a homeowner, and a vision to renovate her bathroom from an outdated 1970’s relic to a modern, clean, and functional bathroom. The Dilemma The story starts with Joanne and her first tradie, a referral from a friend. The tradie seemed great. The homeowner and the tradie agreed that Joanne would buy everything that was needed for the bathroom, and the tradie gave her a cost to install and renovate to her plan. Fast forward three months and the tradie was nowhere to be seen and uncontactable. With the goods for her bathroom waiting in Mitre 10 and a loan taken out for the project, Joanne was desperate to get the job underway. The Solution “I spoke to someone at work, saying I didn’t know what to do. I needed to have my bathroom renovated, and my colleague said, have you put it on Builderscrack? Then they showed me how Builderscrack works, how to log on and use the site. I put the advert on the next day, and within two

More Than Meets The Eye: The Bosh Robot and The Handyman Lending A Hand

Exciting and unique jobs often pass through Builderscrack. A member of our customer service team spotted this one... and we knew we had to share it. Kustom Design Studio posted a job looking for a Handyperson to help take down and assemble a massive robot. This robot was created by Bosch with the help of Kustom Design Studio. The robot is made out of Bosch power tools and has been travelling around New Zealand. The tradie, found through Builderscrack, was tasked with helping to take down the robot which was residing in Bunnings Shirley and then assembling it back up at the AMI Stadium for the Crusaders Games. Quite the celebrity robot!

Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Behind every job there is a story. This one starts with a homeowner, and a vision to renovate her bathroom from an outdated 1970’s relic to a modern, clean, and functional bathroom. The Dilemma The story starts with Joanne and her first tradie, a referral from a friend. The tradie seemed great. The homeowner and the tradie agreed that Joanne would buy everything that was needed for the bathroom, and the tradie gave her a cost to install and renovate to her plan. Fast forward three months and the tradie was nowhere to be seen and uncontactable. With the goods for her bathroom waiting in Mitre 10 and a loan taken out for the project, Joanne was desperate to get the job underway. The Solution “I spoke to someone at work, saying I didn’t know what to do. I needed to have my bathroom renovated, and my colleague said, have you put it on Builderscrack? Then they showed me how Builderscrack works, how to log on and use the site. I put the advert on the next day, and within two

More Than Meets The Eye: The Bosh Robot and The Handyman Lending A Hand

Exciting and unique jobs often pass through Builderscrack. A member of our customer service team spotted this one... and we knew we had to share it. Kustom Design Studio posted a job looking for a Handyperson to help take down and assemble a massive robot. This robot was created by Bosch with the help of Kustom Design Studio. The robot is made out of Bosch power tools and has been travelling around New Zealand. The tradie, found through Builderscrack, was tasked with helping to take down the robot which was residing in Bunnings Shirley and then assembling it back up at the AMI Stadium for the Crusaders Games. Quite the celebrity robot!

Recent jobs posted

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

Plywood Boxes

Posted 14 hours ago

Two ‘boxes’ 1x 500mm high x 600mm wide x 700mm long 1 x 500mm high x 550mm wide x 650mm long – (the idea being this one will fit inside the other for travel / storage – which will depend if any framing is used to strengthen it). Slot in each side for ease of carrying. But – the bottom being open (five sided) so one will fit inside the other – and things can go inside them when being stored. Used as stage props so has to cope with a person sitting/ standing on them – but light enough to...

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Smoke Alarm Install

Posted 17 hours ago

There is a smoke alarm that I need replacing in Royal Oak. Please let me know 1) How much it would cost to buy and install the smoke alarm below? 2) When it could be done This is the smoke alarm I would like ......

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Maintenance Jibs

Posted 17 hours ago

Some maintenance jobs that need addressing in our rental property. See photos below. The electrical switches have now been repaired. So the railing on deck , the sliding door and the tap need to be looked at.

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Weatherboard patching and replacing

Posted 1 day ago

We've got a small area of rotten weatherboard that needs to be replaced. Will likely lead to further small fixes as we can't afford the big fix for another 2-3 years.

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Inside maintenance

Posted 1 day ago

I am wanting a reliable handyman / handymen to do some general maintenance to my home before it goes on the market. Regards, Helen

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Repair needed for driveway wall hole/broken plaster

Posted 1 day ago

I backed my car into the driveway wall of my flat- I need the hole that it created repaired. Its not so much damage, but need it repaired for a flat inspection. Some of the material has been chipped away on the top as the photo details, and the hole is about 30cm long.

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Scrapeater

Posted 1 day ago

We have bought a replacement splash baffle for our Robinhood Waste Disposal unit and we want somebody to instal it, we have the manual for it. It is not urgent but we don't want to wait for more than 10 days.

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Aluminium door is very difficult to be closed.

Posted 1 day ago

Maybe due to bad or loose hinge, bottom of aluminium door keeps hitting the foot step, so its very difficult to be closed.

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Wooden ledge restore

Posted 1 day ago

I have a chemical spill in the middle of a wooden ledge in the bathroom (photo attached). Looking for an estimate to restore the wood and detail what would be involved. Thanks.

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Rental Repairs - paint, plaster, wallpaper

Posted 1 day ago

* 1 wall with a patch to be repaired then whole wall painted (paint not supplied, close match as possible) * Ceiling in lounge small patch repaired and ceiling painted ceiling white (paint not supplied) * External door to be sanded and painted white (paint not supplied) Patch in bedroom repaired and wallpapered over (wallpaper supplied) • Split on side of bedroom door to be glued.

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Replace extendable washing line

Posted 1 day ago

Need a replacement extendable washing line installed, is attached to a brick wall at one end.

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Bathroom handyman job

Posted 2 days ago

We are needing to tile a window sill in a shower. It has already been waterproofed and we have tiles for it. Area is maybe 60cms by 20/30cms at a guess. We also need shower glass removed which we think has been screwed into the tiles so may need some filler and then a shower rod screwed in to the wall (we have the rod also). If you are keen, please send through an estimated quote and we can go from there.

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Small section of lounge ceiling replacement

Posted 2 days ago

I had a leak in the roof and the roof is currently being repaired. This work finishes on April 26th and by then I need to have the internal ceiling section (which was water damaged) replaced. Area is approx 1.5m squared. Would be a simple cut, replace and plaster job. It is a typical privately owned single level house (ex state house).

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General handyman repairs

Posted 2 days ago

Need a quote for the below - carpet fray repair in living room - kitchen drawer handle attached back on - select interior window frames sanded and painted - new sealant on bathroom tub

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Aluminium window latch

Posted 2 days ago

Replace a few window handles that have come off.

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Cook top insert

Posted 2 days ago

Have a new eletric cook top needs installing the original hole cut out of bench top is slightly too big needs insetting Urgent

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3 tv wall mounts

Posted 2 days ago

Install and mount three tv wall mounts Assist in setting up and using wall wiring which has already been installed

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Install Illume (Skylight Alternative)

Posted 3 days ago

We are wanting the skylight alternative, known as 'llume' fitted in our kitchenette. If you have installed one of them before, we'd like to hear from you. Many thanks.

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Fireguard installation & front door strike plate installation

Posted 3 days ago

Bought a fireplace guard from mitre 10 but need someone who can attach securely to the wall, flush. This may need the skirting boards to be neatly trimmed or open to other expert opinion. Needs to be secure so our young child can't climb into the fireplace. Also have a front door jam that needs trimming to fit a strike plate, would like tradies to quote for both tasks please.

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 132,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Replace extendable washing line

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

last reno jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hooks Installed & Shelves for Childcare Centre

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacement cat door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Clean gutters please!!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

Handyman needed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Handyman required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Repair Leak

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Door Hanging and Mirror Hanging

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Assemble small k mart furnitures

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

New home, lots of bits and bobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General Handyman Jobs around the house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Picture Hanging #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clean gutters

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Crownrepairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Deck repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rubbish removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Install mesh netting over balcony cutout.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Goldie

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hang and Duct Dryer

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

31st March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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