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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 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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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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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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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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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.

Install display vanity units at Placemakers Kerikeri

Posted 6 years ago

job involves installing 2 vanity units at the new Placemakers/mico Bathrooms showroom in Kerikeri. Job needs to be completed by 20/6/14. please contact me with a quote.

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Maintanence

Posted 2 years ago

Ceiling in the lounge has had water damage and needs repairing

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House repairs

Posted 2 years ago

Have bought a relocated house in whakapirau , so looking for someone with a knowledge of all building work and gib, a man of all trades ......

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Latch for bifold doors

Posted 4 years ago

My bifold doors latch is not working I need these adjusted They are wooden .

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Home Safety Improvement #5

Posted 1 year ago

Women's Refuge is looking for handymen, builders or electricians for jobs to strengthen our client's properties. Work includes: replacing glass doors with solid, installing solar lights and window safety stays, changing locks. Police vetting required (we will get that done for you)

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Repairs etc

Posted 5 years ago

We have some general repairs that need doing around our house in Maungaturoto - Leaky taps etc

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Welding Oil Drums

Posted 7 years ago

I have approx 50 stacks of oil drums (6 barrels to a stack) that are currently banded together. I would like them to be welded. At other sites this job has taken 2-3 days. No mains power is available. Access is limited

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Odds and Sods

Posted 4 years ago

Bottom board on lounge window needs replacing,weatherboard close to back door needs replacing,repairs to bathroom skirting board and floor,hole in lounge floor,barge board needs repairing,lounge window baton dislodged,reseal chimney flashing,gutter bracket needed and rear guttering needs repair,bedroom and linen cupboard doors may be needed and maybe some painting inside

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Kait Konings

Posted 1 year ago

A window has come off the top hinge altogether. I have just purchased this house, opened the window and it came apart. I have new hinges and screws but am not strong enough to unscrew with a screwdriver only.

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Carpet layer

Posted 5 years ago

To lay 72 sqm of carpet in 3 bedrooms and a sleepout

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SW6 HANDYMAN

Posted 3 years ago

we need someone who can finish off a number of tasks on a new build. tbe work needs to be of a high standard and wil be inspected. jobs include shelving in wardrobes. door handles. wardrobe doors. and other jobs may come up.

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Warm

Posted 5 years ago

Lay carpet in 3 bedrooms we have carpet but may need more underlay

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Door repair

Posted 5 years ago

One spring is broken, I have a replacement but need someone to fit it.

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Property Security Upgrades #8

Posted 1 year ago

Women's Refuge is looking for handymen, builders, or electricians for jobs to strengthen our clients' properties. Work includes: replacing glass doors with solid, installing solar lights and window safety stays, changing locks, etc. Police vetting required. Looking for work to be completed in the following areas: Tangowahine, Hoanga, Turiwiri, Baylys Beach, Omamaii, Mamaranui, Te Kopuru, Arapohue,

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Handyman required

Posted 11 years ago

Hi, we need a few odd jobs done on a property in Managawhai: Replace letterbox numbers Patch paint minor small areas in hall, lounge, bedroom (already have paint) Adjust laundry doors (may need sanding?) and rehang so they shut properly Replace 2 plastic latches on hall / laundry doors Additional screws in plastic porch roofing as it flaps in wind Waterblast house exterior & porch roofing

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General repairs

Posted 1 year ago

We have several little jobs to be done in a Plunket NZ children's play group Screw Shelves to wall Safety catches on cupboards Blown hinges on window Tie back some electrical cables (so kids don't pull appliances off a shelf)

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Putting together a kitset sleepout

Posted 2 months ago

I am looking for an experienced person to help me put together a 10m2 kitset sleepout with loft. It has been delivered, and I had aspirations of figuring it out myself, but on my own I figure it will take me at least a week, with an experienced person directing it, I've been told it will go up in a day. "All our kitset buildings are straightforward to assemble, so you won’t need any special building skills. They come with easy-to-follow instructions, and most can be put together in a matte...

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CPR CLIFTON PROPERTY REPAIRS

Joined July 2016

Semi retired, artistic all rounder with excellent painting, carpentry and mechanical skills. Happy to look at any of those niggling little jobs but capable of taking on bigger tasks also.

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Glen Welding & Fabrication

Joined July 2020

Certified welder ASNZS 9606 Welding of steel, aluminum, and can do stainless Certified limited electrical EAS ... Tool repairs and electrical test and tag.

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advanced property maintenance

Joined May 2016

We specialize in building and maintenance work . Spouting and timber fences, house repairs Free quotes available We also offer a house washing and waterblasting service with a hot and cold high efficiency washing system Chemical soft washing Pressure washing.

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Ultimate Construction

Joined July 2015

Ultimate Construction is a premier construction company delivering high quality projects on time and on budget, with 20 years experience in all aspects of construction you can rest assured you have the best boutique builders in the industry. "THE DETAIL IS THE DIFFERENCE"

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discount projects

Joined June 2016

Hi, I look for small projects to complete on weekends and evening where possible such as decks, aluminium joinery installation, fences, painting and much more. Service is provided at a reasonable rate.

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PGM CONSTRUCTION LTD

Joined August 2016

PGM CONSTRUCTION is a building company willing to take on any size job big or small, we have no trouble with travel. We are a reliable and trustworthy company. We can take full control of your job or let you organise and work in together.We undertake all residential building work from repairing that old door to building your dream home, we also do light commercial work as well. Please don't hesit...

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Southern star building and maintenance Ltd

Joined May 2018

We are a small but growing business who take on all general maintenance and carpentry work in and around your property. All jobs undertaken from small to large. Workmanship and quality guaranteed. We offer competitive quotes and meeting of deadlines.

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Wheelie Klean NZ ltd

Joined May 2016

Professional jet wash cleaning. Whether it be wheelie bins, driveways, houses, or commercial businesses we can clean it! We also do chewing gum removal from all surfaces as well as gutter cleaning, section clearing, lawn mowing and any other odd job that you may require around your home or business. We now specialize on installing the all New Gutter Foam that keeps your gutters clean and clear....

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ProperCare

Joined June 2009

Why choose ProperCare?.... Quality work, Fast and efficient, Great communication (we'll even help with planning) Large range of jobs big or small.

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CMA Electrical

Joined August 2019

Family ran local electrical business with over 20 years experience in the trade carrying out a variety of work from basic maintenance to new builds and solar installations. We believe in offering all our customers great value for money.

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Tyler Niland Landscapes Limited

Joined December 2020

Hello, We have been in the construction Industry for over 50 years primarily in residential construction now focused on landscape projects and Tiling. We are creative, experienced and offer a broad network of quality sub contractors. The company constructs, Patios, Walkways, Fences, Driveways, Decks, Walls, interior and exterior tiling , kitchen and Bathroom renovation. The images provided are a...

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Northscape

Joined March 2017

Northscape, a premier team that provides a comprehensive suite of premium landscape solutions to 'create your ultimate outdoor environment' Northscape scope of activities are in the Far North, Bay of Islands, Whangarei, Regions and the services we offer to you are: - Landscape Design - Sourcing Plants & Landscape Materials - Planting, Bark or Mulching of Gardens - Lawn Installation (...

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Allens Group Ltd

Joined April 2017

Allens Group is a Whangarei-based company that offers a range of professional services for maintenance of residential and commercial properties. Allens Group specialises in roof restorations, moss and mould treatments, high-pressure cleaning, gutter cleans and interior and exterior painting – almost anything that is required around your home or business. Allens Group is dedicated to providing c...

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Five Star Contractors Ltd

Joined August 2015

Five Star Contractors Ltd are a registered NZ building company with qualified, licensed and insured tradesmen. Specializing in all aspects of residential building services from Re-Clads, New Builds, Extensions, Renovations, Alterations, Demolition, Decks, Fences, Landscaping, Concrete, Earthworks, Transport, Backyard Clean Ups, Maintenance and Organising All Other Trades. We can provide free quote...

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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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JC BUILD

Joined May 2020

Qualified builder, new builds, renovations small or large. Decks, retaining walls, pergolas, carports. For all your carpentry needs, I take pride in my workmanship and taking care of my clients needs. Always happy to hear what you need done. For a free quote get in touch. Cheers

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MCN Property Solutionz

Joined January 2010

We are based in Mangawhai Heads and offer a one-stop shop for your building needs. The services we can organise - on your behalf - include tiling, painting, gibstopping, electrical and plumbing, as well as general building work and repairs. We have worked on a wide range of projects, from tiling a splashback to renovating a house, so can truly say no job is too big or too small. We offer compe...

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Hi Spec Installation and Maintenance Limited

Joined May 2019

Hi there valued customer, Over the years I have been installing a wide variety of timber floors in many applications. These range from huge sports floors to the domestic household areas, including industrial and residential. Experienced in solid, engineered, laminate and the new stone/vinyl planks my knowledge and craftsmanship on floors is second to none. My son is a fully qualified engineer...

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DATT plumbing and heating

Joined March 2014

Hi, DATT P&H are a family run business, which has 25 years experience in all aspects of the trade,gaining the highest qualifications possible here and overseas.We have now acquired our waterproofing registration, and have all trades close at hand, so all our jobs can be project managed to time and cost. We are proud to say that our quotes are very competitive.

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Northland drainage ltd

Joined August 2019

Hi, welcome to Northland Drainage. We specialise in new and existing house drainage, repairs and alterations. We pride ourselves on delivering quality workmanship. Call us for a free quote.

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