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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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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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5 Steps to Transform Your Landscaping Dreams into a Backyard Reality

Posted 25/02/20

We’ve mapped out five actionable steps to transform your landscaping dreams to life and add value to your property.

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest handymen case studies

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

Why This Fence Gave One Christchurch Homeowner Peace of Mind

A homeowner shares how a fencing solution enhanced their safety and allowed peace of mind whenever they’re in the backyard.

Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Read about how a tradie helped a homeowner with her bathroom renovation, turning an outdated relic into modern, clean and functional.

Living the Dream: Geoff Converted This '86 School Bus Into a Home-on-Wheels

While waiting for the tours to resume from border closures, Geoff prepares for a trip of a lifetime aboard his home-on-wheels.

Bench Seating Took This Small Dining Room From Awkward To Cosy

Got an awkward space that can't be solved with furniture? Enter: bench seating. Find out design tips, budget and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

Recent jobs posted

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

Builder to help with landscaping

Posted 2 months ago

I need someone to assist me on two projects in Lower Hutt and Wainuiomata. Each should take about four weeks. Need building skills for decks, prepping for concreting etc.

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Wall mounter clothes dryer

Posted 2 months ago

Hanging a clothes dryer on the wall. I have the wall mounting bracket

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Renovation work

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, we are looking for someone who can help us with: a) Installing underfloor and ceiling insulation b) Installing few panels in the kitchen c) Repairing a weatherboard d) Building a fence e) Plus few other job which we can discuss later We will pay for the material. Preference will be that the person buy the material from Bunnings/Mitre10 and then we pay the invoice directly. Will prefer someone who can start 1st week of September 2021. Note: Its a single level house on a flat lan...

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Casual Labourer

Posted 1 month ago

I need help with concreting fencing etc - I have previously had Student Job Search people and/or Neighbourly people who have been ideal. Work is varied and short term - Fencing, concreting, decking etc etc If anyone know of people looking for work please pass this on The work is on an as required basis and pay rate will be determined by experience etc I anticipate ongoing projects as there is a very strong demand for building services at present Very interested to talk to anyon...

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Labourer for assisting to move old x-ray machine - Upper Hutt

Posted 2 months ago

we are removing an old x-ray machine and require a strong man on Thursday 1st July for a few hours to assist with carrying the parts outside. Also the following day if interested. Maybe 2-3 hours per day maximum

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Clear underfloor to put moisture bearier

Posted 2 months ago

Need to clean the subfloor to put a moisture barrier

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Fence, gate and 2x tv on wall - handyman required

Posted 5 days ago

We require a handyman who is able to put together a tv stand and put up on the wall x2. Also have a gate that needs to be replaced with a fence and a new side gate. We also have left over timber from our deck that we would like to use to build a lower deck out the back.

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Dryer installation

Posted 1 month ago

Need to get a dryer installed.

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Window ledge and wall repair

Posted 1 month ago

Pooling condensation has cause soft and cracking window ledge and small area around frame. Not from outside just inside. Needs fixing.

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Tv installation and floating shelves

Posted 6 days ago

I need to install a bracket on the wall and some floating shelves under it

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Splashback installation

Posted 2 months ago

I am requiring advice on what kind of splashback to insteall in my kitchen and quotes for doing the job.

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Various installation and repair jobs

Posted 5 days ago

1) Install an extractor fan in kitchen (inc wiring if poss) see: ...... ) Cut to size and hang 1x blind. (3) Hang a clothes drier (4) Hang a hose (5) Fix or replace broken doorbells (6) Quote for shifting gates further down driveway.

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Draught stopping

Posted 2 months ago

Following a healthy homes assessment, we need draught stopping work done on two doors and a window.

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Installation of cat door (wooden door)

Posted 1 month ago

I need to get a cat door installed in a wooden door.

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Ceiling (rondo) installation

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, I need a hand with installing a new ceiling in our kitchen. It will require building a frame and installing some rondo followed by the gibbing.

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Kitchen and bathroom odd jobs

Posted 1 week ago

fix/replace kitchen cabinet bracket fix/replace shower door brackets fix/replace bathroom hand towel rack replace water damaged jib in bathroom seeling

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Water damage inpection and insurance quote.

Posted 1 month ago

I've had roof repairs done that caused water damage. I need an inspection and quote on work for insurance company.

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2x TVs on wall

Posted 5 days ago

We have 2 TVs that we urgently require to go onto a wall. Both in bedrooms.

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Moving house odd jobs

Posted 1 month ago

We're moving into a new house and need some help getting set up: 1. mount clothes dryer to wall 2. mount 2x TVs 3. install hanging rail and shelves in walk in wardrobe

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Playland Maintenance Services

Posted 1 month ago

Laughalots Playland operates 2 indoor children's amusement centres in Lower Hutt and Porirua. See www. ... for details We're looking for a company or individual who can provide general maintenance services, mostly on the kids high-climb gear. This involves mainly replacing/repairing damaged safety netting and climbing gear. We operate a regular safety inspection system which would drive the work needed. Work would be out of our normal opening hours, so late afternoons or early evenings. All...

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 203,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Bathroom repair and install cabinet

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hanging metal frame


11th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Take down 50" tv before noon Friday (and remount TV + soundbar at new house)


26th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Spa pool removal

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

20th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small job replacing interior trim

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Home maintenance - doors shaved and mirror installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repairing Letter Box (metal)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need a handyman for odd jobs around house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden Shed door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace Cat Door, Remove Old Wooden Poles & Concrete Brick Work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door and door frame need replacing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen splashback installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

shed tidy-up

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of cat door (wooden door)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen Skirting boards or clever solution!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

clothes line transfer


5th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Childproofing & small jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General Maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General house maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cat door installation - wooden door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Handymen in Hutt Valley

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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C&F

Joined August 2019

Hi I been working building around 12 years. I am licensed builder . Good people to working with . We are very professional and work hard , residential and commercial.

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Malibu Painting

Joined July 2012

Malibu Painting 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, and Taihape. Our service...

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Keane Contracting

Joined August 2019

We do it all Keane Contracting is a family run business specializing in a range of services such as: General Construction, Building Inspections, Earth Works, Painting, Concreting, Property Cleaning and Grounds Maintenance. We network with other professional contractors to assist with any specific property maintenance needs you may have, leaving you stress free with top quality results at...

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NuVista Homes

Joined March 2014

Hi, We are NuVista Homes. We are a multi-award winning, family operated business with over 14 years of building experience in New Homes, Renovations, Alterations, Light Commercial work and General Building. We also offer in house interior design services We pride ourselves on making you happy and creating your project into our own master piece. This means we take the time to get to know you...

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PacBuild

Joined January 2018

Hi, My team have experience in a number of building projects which includes new builds, renovations and boundary fences, gates retaining walls etc. From time to time the team will do smaller jobs to fill in between projects. We pride ourselves on the quality of our workmanship while remaining conscious of delivering a project on time and on budget.

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Shamon Building Contractors

Joined August 2018

With many years of experience in the building industry we have the know how to help you out. Immediate services are available for emergency jobs or jobs requiring urgent attention.

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Excel Property Services

Joined May 2021

Hi, we are your friendly local tradie team who pride ourselves on delivering exceptional results for our clients. We specialise in painting and decorating and general handyman jobs. We believe our commitment to communicating and working with the customer to achieve the desired result is the key to our success.

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Solid Industries Ltd

Joined March 2020

Hi, We specialize in residential & Property maintenance inside and out. helping you un-stick Sticky doors to finishing off the kitset kitchen you brought but never got round to installing. We also re-build fences, gates, decks etc etc.

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize 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 prid...

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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Rod 4 Maintenance

Joined April 2021

Hi, I'm an English builder. I have been in the building profession for over 35 years of which the last 11 years here in New Zealand. I specialize in finishes. I am qualified in stone masonry. Painting and decorating to a city and guilds grade 3 . After working in the building trade for that amount of time I have a wealth of knowledge and have experience in many aspects of the trades. I have a...

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Redefine Renovations and Construction Ltd

Joined February 2013

Hello We are highly skilled team of carpenters and apprentices, with a wealth of experience in all aspects of the building trade. While we specialise in alterations and additions, we can help with all aspects of your project With my considerable project management skills, projects are completed efficiently, whilst ensuring the work is completed to the highest quality. We can take y...

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Handyman Plus

Joined August 2018

Hi there , I'm available to do any general Handyman Work, Gib Board repairs / Click Clank Laminate Flooring / Painting Interior and Exterior / Fencing / Decking / Touch up Plastering / general non compliance building work / Water Blasting / Fitting Doors and Hardware / Skirtings etc . l have been doing this on and off for some 40 odd years . l have also completed a number of per...

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JKlass Construction Limited

Joined September 2021

Hi there we have been building for 10 plus years with experience in high end homes to small renovations. Specialise in finishing work. (Shopefitter by trade) Open to anything, Kids play houses, toys, Man caves, or just a revamp of your kitchen or bathroom. We pride ourselves in doing an A-Class job to the highest of quality. No jobs too small

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Essential Services Wellington trading as Property Solutions Wellington

Joined February 2017

Hi I provide quality maintenance solutions with prompt service and high quality workmanship a priority please read my reviews placed by satisfied customers. I look forward to meeting you assisting you with your needs. Jobs completed on time and on budget.

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Zorite 2009 Ltd

Joined May 2020

No job too small or too big. We offer both interior and exterior new, repair and renovation work with a variety of services available. Interior services specialised in Ceiling, Passive fire application, Plaster Board (Fixing, Stopping), Painting, General handyman work including Floating floor installation. Exterior services specialised in Retaining Wall, Garden Maintenance, Concrete P...

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Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

Whisk Renovators is a renovations company, providing innovative solutions to Kitchen and bathroom consenting, design and build projects. Whisk services the greater Wellington region in both the residential and commercial sectors. Whisk has been a member of New Zealand Master Painters since 2009, providing quality service and workmanship guarantees to our Clients. We won National awards in ......

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Leon Build

Joined January 2016

Hi, we have been building new houses as well as general home renovations and maintenance. Lately we have endeavoured in tiny house and motorhome builds. Give us a call to discuss your requirements. (Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decking, Fencing and many more)

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Greaney Trade Services

Joined July 2021

-Electrical -Home Maintenance -Handyman -Renovations -Fences -Decks Hi, I am a qualified electrician with years of experience in all residential installations, renovations, maintenance and repairs. I also have the skills, tools and experience for most home maintenance, renovation, handyman and repair jobs around the house. I am an honest, hard working and reliable person that is committe...

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JAMES THE BUILDER

Joined September 2009

Hello my name is James and I have been building for 10 years. And I specialize in doing those smaller jobs I am NZ qualified and believe in doing the job right the first time. I have a team of sub contractors that have the same motto. As the building process can be daunting it is my job to help my clients thought this experience, keeping the lines of communication open at all times, because a...

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