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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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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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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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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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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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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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This is How your Gutters and Spouting Could be Damaging your Home (and what to do about it)

Posted 28/06/19

Guttering and spouting do more than take rainwater away, they are essential for a healthy, happy home. Read on to learn signs that indicate issues, and tips for resolving damage... What damage could my guttering be causing? Externally: A sagging gutter will damage your home’s fascia. P

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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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Homeowners Guide to Summer Proofing Your Deck

Posted 23/02/17

Our skin isn't the only thing that needs protecting from the harsh New Zealand sun, our decking needs 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 and o

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Latest handymen case studies

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

More Than Meets The Eye: The Bosch 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 Bosch 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

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Shower room reinstallation

Posted 3 weeks ago

repair wall where I remove the old shower liner. install a new shower include the shower mix & head,shower base reconnected to existing waste.

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Small repairs and maintenance - potentially ongoing

Posted 1 month ago

We need a few small repairs done, including internal door handle repairs and a patch repair of a hole in a shower lining. This is a rental property so ideally we'd like someone we can work with on an ongoing basis for minor repair and maintenance works.

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Installation of locked box

Posted 4 days ago

I need a box constructed and installed with a lock on an outside power point

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Ceiling repair

Posted 5 days ago

Repair gib ceiling after water damage

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Bits and pieces.

Posted 3 days ago

I need a handyman to help me look after some rentals. Easy repair work as leaking taps, putty windows repair fences, clean gutters, attaching fiber cement boards, pruning trees , easy painting, replacing rotten floors etc.

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Wall Mirror

Posted 3 days ago

Need a mirror hung in the lounge. Dimensions 168cms x 115 cms. It is heavy.

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Replacing Rotten Timberboards

Posted 3 weeks ago

I have 2 timber boards that need replacing and painting on the outside of my house.

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Garden shed

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi there, We need help fixing a garden shed and require a quote for the charges for the services.

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Deck Staining

Posted 1 month ago

need a 18 sq pine deck stained with quality oil based stain , ground level. built only a couple of months ago. Need to able to give advise on color matching etc. depending on quote potentially fences stained as well.

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Wall crater repair

Posted 1 week ago

Small crater & cracked paint on wall.

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Kitchen draw repairs

Posted 2 weeks ago

hi, I have 1 kitchen draw that needs the face put back on and 2 that need handles put back on.

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Work desks assembly x 5

Posted 1 week ago

We need help putting together 5 work desks that were recently purchased from Warehouse Stationery. They are straight desks and not the L-Shaped ones. The desks are also electric standing desks. We have no tools either.

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Sauna build

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi guys, I’m looking to get a 2-person sauna built in the backyard. Location of the sauna will be on an area that is (already) concrete tiled, and covered overhead. I’ve got the heater/controller and a stack of cedar ready to go, so I’m mostly looking for a quote on the design + build. Cheers

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Replace door hinges and handle

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need to replace a door. I have bought a new one and have the hinges and handle ready to be installed but don't have the tools to do that myself.

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Door

Posted 1 week ago

We need you to supply and install an interior door

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Minor internal house repairs required

Posted 2 weeks ago

Repair 1 Door latch strike plate in upstairs bathroom needs refitting. 2 x screws snapped off in door frame and will need to be drilled out before refitting strike plate Repair 2 1 x tile between the shower and the hand basin in the upstairs bathroom has cracked and needs to be siliconed up. Also need to silicone around the outer edge of this same tile on the bath, wall and basin sides of the tile.

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Lower deck roof

Posted 4 weeks ago

Roof of deck is too flat and needs to have a slant for water run-offs.

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Hanging mirrors

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need help with hanging a 13 kg mirror on drywall

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Carpenter

Posted 3 weeks ago

Door for the lounge entrance, to replace an existing sliding wooden door. Next week would be preferable.

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Need fixing small things

Posted 2 weeks ago

Few things are broken in a factory, need some help please Like fixing lose sink, doorknob etc

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 173,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Help a girl out and hang her tele up!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2019

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 4
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 4
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 5
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 5

Painting aluminum door frame and a few general work.

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19th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Hole in wall- size of a hand

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Install Rotary clothline

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17th July 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

1 door paint, 1 sill paint,

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7th April 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Installation of roller blinds

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Carpenter

Work carried out by a subcontractor

18th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Handyman tasks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Three tasks

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11th August 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Maintenance


10th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 3

Door knob and security lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd May 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
Communication
 5

Fix a tap

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

to change vinyl in bathroom #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
Communication
 5

Hanging shelves and blinds

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen reno & interior painting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

P13 Entry Door face pate replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom cabinet

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install Shower dome

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install Internal door

Work carried out by an employee of the company

6th July 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 3

Under sink kitchen cabinet repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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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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A&C CONTRACTORS NZ LIMITED

Joined May 2019

We are specialized in new builds and renovation, and we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We take pride in what we do and we make sure that whatever we do, will meet our client's needs. We provide competitive quotes and try to complete the jobs on budget. We always make sure that we hit our deadlines. We are here to help you along the way and to turn that piece of paper into reality. We woul...

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BKF Builders

Joined May 2019

I am a trade qualified builder with 27 years experience in both residential and commercial construction. I am very professional and work hard to complete anything from new builds to renovations in a timely professional and reliable manner.

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JK builders

Joined August 2017

2009 Our company was founded and instantly engaged in conducting four property building projects during this year. We currently have LBP designer, carpenter and site manager within our team. Our consultants all have solid backgrounds in both design and construction. You get the benefit of experience that's been acquired year after year, job after job.

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Clear Property and Projects

Joined June 2019

Clear Property and Projects is a professional service that takes the stress out of those sometimes worrying tasks. From small around the house ideas all the way through to project management of large scale builds. We have you covered. A trustworthy source to help you out. Get in touch for an obligation free quote.

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Gutter Man Pro

Joined July 2020

Hi, I have been working with gutters for over 5 years. I specialise in Disposal/Repair/Installation/Clean & Flush/Paint of : -Gutters -Valleys -Downpipes -Fascia -Other external areas relating to gutters e.g roof restoration I believe it's important to mention that I have my height and safety licence, I work with a harness, portable scaffolding system, ladders and planks, the use of a...

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Vaneo2019 ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi. I am a qualified composites engineer making fibreglass products for more than 22 years,after giving that up ,I started Renovating houses and have done so for the last 7 years. We have moved back to the Waikato 2 years ago after living in Auckland for 7 years . I have gone solo from my previous employer who is now manufacturing benchtops. which with cabinets I installed for almost 2 yea...

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JDC Contracting Bop

Joined June 2020

Hi , At JDC Contracting We Specialize in New Aluminium Windows & Doors, Aluminium joinery Replacements/Maintenance , Retro fitting of New Double Glazing , Small Building Jobs , Renovations , Decks , Deck Repairs , Fences , with 20 years in the building Industry We are very professional and work hard to deliver the best quality workman ship on time and within budget , there's no job to big or to sm...

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AWM Limited

Joined January 2018

AWM Ltd is an Asbestos and Methamphetamine removal company which is licensed with WorkSafe to remove both Class A & Class B contaminated material. Asbestos can be found in textured ceilings, cladding, fencing , lino and roofing in both residential and commercial areas. We have our own Supervisors and a Telarc Certified Safety Management System in place. Services Include: * Supply testing f...

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FairFence Ltd

Joined November 2019

Residential and rural fencing installer Can also do removal and disposal of existing fence or vegetation. Quality materials and Quality fencing at a fair price!

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Reds roofing and repairs

Joined July 2020

Have been working in the roofing industry for the last 25 years. Specialize in leak repairs and renovations but can tackle any job, big or small. I take pride in my workmanship, and been on time. I only suggest things that need to be done and advise if there may be an impending issue.

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GI & GM Contacting

Joined February 2020

Hi We have a team of builders/electricians/landscapers and handyman to handle all small to large projects around Auckland -Waikato Our director Greg has been Qualified building/site Manager for the last 10 years Our co-director Grant has Been a Qualified Electrician for the past 10 years We pride ourselves in doing a high quality job and clean and tidy work environment.

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One Little Job Ltd

Joined May 2012

I am a licensed builder with 40 years experience. I have been self employed for most of those years. I have worked on many of the biggest projects in Auckland including Princes Wharf. I can supply references if required...

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PANNA Woodworks Ltd

Joined December 2014

Twenty years of experience in all kinds of wooden,laminate and engineered floors installation, deck building and water- blasting . We are owner operators that are honest, hardworking and committed to a friendly customer service. Many satisfied customers through the years are the proof that we have been doing jobs professionally. We offer a great job at great rates and we take huge pride in turnin...

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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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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

We are here for you. We specialise in exterior and interior decorating, and colour mixing for elegant and classic looks. We use quality paint. Our painters are skilled, competent hard workers. Integrity, quality, and skills are our strengths. Maxwell Painting and Design Your Assets Matter! polintellpainting.club

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TimberFox Floors

Joined July 2019

Hi, We run a Property Maintenance & flooring company trading as TimberFox Floors. The works we do : We supply & Install Carpets Laminate, solid wood, Enggineering wood, Vinyl Planks, Tiles, Carpet Tiles Vinyl & do all kind of floor preparations. Interior & exterior Paintings Gutter cleaning Gib fixing Gib stopping Lagging work for plumbers to apartments Soundproofing etc...

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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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Apex Tree Services

Joined June 2011

A passionate Arborist Horticulturalist with over 30 yrs experience Qualified working with plants and trees totally professional all work undertaken hedges removals shaping view restoration etc very competive rates All work considered

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Iuliano Tilers2002

Joined June 2016

No job to large or small Greeting all; We have been in this industry for over 25yrs; specialising in Marble; Travetine; Porceline and more.... my trade as a stone mason has taken myself & others all over the north island and overseas to the Pasific. A registered waterproofing applicator with 10yr warranty certificate for application & product has allowed us to do many jobs efficient...

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A Tradesman

Joined June 2014

Hi everyone Our qualified and experienced team have been in the Glazing industry for over 15 + years dealing with all Glass repairs and Glass supply for commercial and residential properties. We repair all broken glass in Aluminium frames / Steel frame / wood frame We install and supply all types of glass from Skylights, Double Glaze Units, Safety Laminate Glass, Sound Proof, Mirrors,...

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