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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest handymen case studies

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

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

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!

Recent jobs posted

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

Removing shelves and installing dryer

Posted 1 month ago

We're moving to a new house and need to put our dryer in the laundry. The former owners didn't have a dryer so we need to create space -removing some shelves to create space -installing the dryer on a bracket on the wall -installing a vent in the exterior wall

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Mirror hanging on wall

Posted 3 weeks ago

We need a bigger mirror to hang in our living.

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Hanging some floating shelves, wall arts, moving furnitures

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need some handyman support for hanging some floating shelves, wall arts, moving furniture's, etc..

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Install range hood in food caravan

Posted 3 weeks ago

After someone who can install range hood in my food caravan for exhausting air.

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Doors and curtains

Posted 5 days ago

Hanging a couple of doors and putting up four curtain tracks

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Deck repair and Wardrobe shelves

Posted 1 day ago

Repair broken decking and deck top rail. install two shelves in wardrobe

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General tasks

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there Looking for someone to do a few things around the house We need to install a new lock on front door, patch holes in doors, things around the garden etc Putting house on market so needing things done urgently Many thanks

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Fixing up draughts for healthy homes

Posted 2 weeks ago

• We have four rental properties that need to be upgraded for Healthy Homes Standards. Between them we need: - Sealing of various windows and doors - fixing of a latch on one door - sealing a cat door and/or removing it - new insulation and damp proof membrane on the underfloor of one house • I have four reports (one report per property) that detail what is needed with photos so a site visit might not be required. • Some of the houses also need fan installations (7) and heat pump in...

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Curtain needs to be attached to wall

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, the curtain that has fallen down and need someone to help fix it back up. the rail holding it has screws into the gib which have not been done properly and have caused the gib surrounding the screws to come off. let me know if you can help.

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Miscellaneous maintenance

Posted 1 month ago

The tap is detached from the sink, kitchen light bulb is hanging down a few inches from the ceiling exposing the wires, and one of the outdoor lights is broken.

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Nawton house minor fixs

Posted 2 weeks ago

Small jobs that need doing; 1) Plaster hole in wall, paint touch up, reinstall toilet roll holder on wall 2) new wardrobe rail in wardrobe 3) install new window blind 4) 3 doors sticking due to roller catch on top of doors needing adjustment or lowering?

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Day care centre jobs

Posted 3 days ago

Hi there, We are a day care centre and every now and then we need all sorts of small and medium jobs to do... We have found it hard to find a reliable handyman, if anyone could help us please let us know :) Jobs list at the moment is: *Changing several light bulbs (inside the sealing ones) *Adjusting hinges to classroom door *Install a basketball hoop outside *One of the children toilets is running water constantly. (Might be a plumber for that one) *A few child locks need to be installed...

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Re-hang outside gate

Posted 1 month ago

Outside driveway gate needs needs to be hung. Post has broken.

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Extending a fireplace by 70mm (to outside of tape below).

Posted 1 week ago

We are having a new fire place put in and the new laws state that we have to extend the hearth it will sitting on by about 10 cm in readiness for tiles and a new fireplace. We have the tiles and the fireplace ordered and ready to go, but need this job done as soon as. We would like the job completed completely before winter of course.

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Install cat door in wooden door

Posted 1 day ago

Install a new microchip cat door to replace the existing one in a wooden door. The new cat door has slightly different dimensions.

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Hole in wall, electrical switch & glass shelf

Posted 1 month ago

I need someone to do a more professional job for a hole in the wall someone else tried to fix and it still doesn't look good. I also need a replacement safety glass shelf approximately 38cm x 12cm replaced in my toilet and an electrical switch for my oven replaced in my kitchen. The bottom of the switch was melted by the heat from my Air Fryer. I need this repaired within one week please1

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Assemble Loctek Ergonomic Deskalator (height adjustable computer workstation)

Posted 1 month ago

Assemble Loctek Ergonomic Deskalator MT101-M (height adjustable desktop/standup computer workstation). Five step assembly. Installation Guide booklet provided. Manual says it is up to 15 kg. Can someone do it tomorrow - Friday 22 January 2021? I have to set up my home computer station asap.

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Door and Wall Repair.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Repair of holes in 2 doors and 2 walls.-

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Handyman

Posted 3 weeks ago

Bits and bobs including replacing children’s toilet cisterns, tightening gate screws, fixing a pool fence at a preschool. Ongoing few hours here and there.

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 187,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

I have a leak (external) and I can't tell where it's coming from.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 4

to change vinyl in bathroom #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of roller blinds

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Section tidy up

Work carried out by an employee of the company

14th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Work desks assembly x 5

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Labour In Chartwell

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 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

Garage internal rooms

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small building job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th November 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Re-wire of rotary clothesline

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hole in wall, electrical switch & glass shelf

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Take down and remove from property, a corrugated garden shed.


29th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Carpenter

Work carried out by a subcontractor

18th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Work needed at several properties

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install Rotary clothline

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacement Step Handrail

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Three tasks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ramp

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th November 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

Clean guttering and remove Yukka’s

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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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Maintain to profit

Joined March 2017

We are a renovation and maintenance company, who project manage the work using our teams of sub contractors. We negotiate great rates with our contractors, meaning no extra cost to you for one point of contact and project management

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ZAP Electrical

Joined January 2013

Residential repairs and installations Over _35y years experience.Family based business.. We keep our rates as low as possible. Friendly respectful tradies. We work in conjunction with Builder and plasterers plumbers all of professional reputable reputation. I.T professionals for our security work . We where possible are available 24/7

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Waikato Building Reports

Joined November 2020

Plumber by trade from the 1970s. Have been renovating houses over the years. Currently working on my 1924 house. I like the smaller jobs that no one else wants.

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, a...

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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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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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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 sheets & do all kind of floor preparations. Interior & exterior Paintings Gutter cleaning Gib fixing Gib stopping Lagging work for plumbers to apartments Soundproofin...

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Cam tukua

Joined January 2019

Hi I am a fully qualified builder and have been building new builds and renovations for the last 10 years. Always completed on time on budget to high quality workmanship.

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Mills Contracting Services Ltd

Joined January 2018

We are a family-owned company with 20 years experience, specializing in a wide range of civil works, driveways/concrete/patios and footpaths, excavations, post hole boring, landscaping, land contouring, section clearing, tree/stump removal, fencing and retaining. We are the one-stop-shop and can take full care of all your projects from start to finish with our competitive rates. Truck/Digger hire...

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Riley construction services

Joined February 2021

Riley Construction Services is a family owned business and family driven at all times. We take pride in our work and do everything with passion dignity and fairness. We do from anything in the construction industry to home renovations and landscaping, with over 15 years experience in these fields we are now awaiting your call. So why wait leave the work to us and relax

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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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JDM Projects

Joined January 2021

We do quality installations of Heat pump systems, Ventelation systems and ducted systems. We take pride in maintaining your property and can assist with kitchen and bathroom renovations , gutter and roof cleaning, timber decks and painting With 21 years experience we will make sure to exceed your expectations.

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A T Painters ltd

Joined May 2020

Hi, we recently started a business about a year ago after working in the painting trade for about 15 years, we have experience in small and large jobs, interior, exterior, new builds, repaints, commercial and residential. we also pride ourselves on getting the job done within deadlines and meeting budgets, we are a friendly team who cares about the finished product.

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ASAP REPILING

Joined May 2020

Hi Guys! 25+ years exp onsite building foundation Releveling & repiling experts when you need that job done asap! Full or partial house repiles/jack & pack) Full or partial floor Releveling Brick veneer & nib wall foundation Underpinning We provide Good Quotes! Good Work! Good Results! It's all Good! 👍

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Kane building ltd

Joined February 2021

Hi. I have been building for myself for 3 years now and about 10 years in total. We do a great range of projects (big and small). We work very hard to meet deadlines for project competition and to provide competitive quotes.

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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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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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Gomobi contracting

Joined June 2020

Hi we are a small team of handymen consisting of a gibstopper ..handyman and a painter working across the greater North Island doing odd jobs. We specialize in all Interior Prep & Painting..gibbing. our painter is also available for light handyman jobs. ************************************* We also have an arborist on board for all your tree felling/landscape needs! *************************...

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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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Jsg building

Joined December 2016

Hi, I am a qualified builder specializing in building and property maintenance. I pride myself on presenting a quality service at a competitive rate. I look forward to discussing your requirements.

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