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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

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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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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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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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Your Handy Fencing Guide For Common Issues & Repairs

Posted 01/10/21

If you want to repair your fence, or replace your fence all together, use this handy fencing guide to answer some of your biggest fencing questions.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

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Lift chair service

Posted 8 months ago

I have had my chair for ten years and I think it needs adjustment. It reclines to far back. I’m not sure if it has hydraulics or not. Might only need oiling and screws tightening.

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Installing shelves

Posted 3 months ago

Looking for someone to install 4 wall shelves in my kitchen

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Cladding repair / small gib repair / bathoom mirror hanging

Posted 3 months ago

Hello, Looking for someone local and experienced to complete a couple of tasks around the house. 1) Wall mount new bathroom mirror (1000mm x 900mm). 2) Small gib and plaster (approx 100mm x 100mm) area in bathroom (have gib pieces). 3) Repair or replace bottom piece of hardy board cladding on house where it has been chipped with the lawnmower As soon as possible / before Labour Weekend. Thanks

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Wall repair

Posted 7 months ago

Need damage to fibre cement panel on outside of building fixed, probably but fitting new panel over damage.

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Facing on a front of a Car port

Posted 4 months ago

Car port facia at front needs replacing, only a relatively simple job for some one who knows what they are doing. about 0.4 m wide and 2 meters long. You'll need a ladder though.

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Window trim and sill replacement

Posted 8 months ago

We have 11 windows that the exterior trim and sills are starting to rot on due to age. House is weatherboard cladding with aluminium window frames. Window sizes are approximately: 1.5m x 1m (2 of); 2.5m x 3m (2 of); 1m x 3m (2 of); 4m x 3m (1 of); 4m x 5m (2 of); 3m x 2m (1 of); 2m x 2m (1 of). I'm looking to replace trim and sills only including priming and painting them so they are weathertight. Cheers

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Tiling job

Posted 2 months ago

The laminate each side of my cook top has buckled due to heat. Like to get it removed and white tiles put up to replace. Have the tiles....just need the help : ) Retired so can fit in with your schedule. Not sure if i need to tile whole wall each side or just below fan?

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Mount 32" tv to wall Monday please

Posted 1 day ago

Need done Monday 24th please quick job, msg me ...

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Removal of shed and glasshouse plus build fence

Posted 1 month ago

We need a glasshouse and shed to be removed, and then a fence erected to replace the back of the shed (which is currently acting as a fence). Needs to be done ASAP if possible. As for pool compliance. Thx

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Odd jobs around the house

Posted 8 months ago

I am looking for a handy man to help with a few small jobs around the house. Eg. planing windows that are sticking, replacing boards on the deck, installing a replacement fan in the bathroom. Do you do this type of work and do you have any availability next week? Ideally you could meet me to view the jobs on Thursday or Friday this week and then undertake the work next week.

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Wall mount 32" tv

Posted 4 days ago

Just need someone to come over with tools if you don't have them I'll buy them to mount my 32" tv onto my wall for me

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Hanging a new bathroom wall mirror

Posted 6 months ago

As above. The mirror is 900 by 750mm and Mitre10 (the seller) tell me that it is a straight forward job.

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Mount 32" tv to bedroom wall

Posted 2 days ago

Just need someone to come over tomorrow evening or Sunday morning or Monday to mount my 32" tv onto my wall for me

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Awning rail

Posted 3 weeks ago

installing an awning rail onto a camper-van. I don't have awning rail but could find out where to purchase.

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Hanging tv on the wall

Posted 5 months ago

Hanging tv on the wAll. I have my own wall bracket.

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Replacement barge board to roof

Posted 5 days ago

We are requiring someone to replace a rotting barge board. Also some minoring guttering attention required, replacement of some broken bits at ground level and movement to another portion at roofline.

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Roof water blast and luchen removal

Posted 4 months ago

lichen removal house roof and skylight

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Awning install

Posted 3 days ago

We have an awning that we want to attach to a brick wall. Looking for someone to install into the bricks, they will need the tools to do this. We would like this work carried out in the next week.

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Wooden fence

Posted 4 months ago

Looking for a quote for a 1.8m wooden Fence approx 25m Long. At Raumati Beach. David ...

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Fence repost, extention & small handyman jobs

Posted 9 months ago

I need a handyman for some small jobs around my house such as: - Repost a short length of fence (approx 4m of fence so maybe 3x 4 by 4 posts with concrete) - Extend above mentioned fence approx 1 meter to fill in a gap - Fix creaking outside door step (gap underneath the step lets water inside garage after heavy rain) - Cover the end of a cinder block wall with some fence pailings and attach them with dynabolts or similar - Shorten veggie garden to allow space for another shed - Sand/pla...

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 214,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Railing


20th January 2021

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 5
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 4
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 5
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 5

Install new clothesline on concrete wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Various handyman tasks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

ReFix kitchen sink

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fit Security stays to upstairs bedroom windows to a property located in Otaki #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Various small maintenance jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General handyman work for rental maintenance and repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Erecting outdoor blinds

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

small handyman tasks

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 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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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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Bin Huang

Joined August 2014

Hi, I am a qualified and licenced builder, I have been in the industry since 2010. I have done everything from new build to minor repair. I pride myself on providing top quality workmanship.

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AF BUILDERS LIMITED

Joined January 2022

Hi Guys, We've been building new homes and renovating older homes for the past 16 years. AF BUILDERS LTD are a "one-stop-shop" company who can provide all subcontractors from planning to completion and the ground work subcontractors such as Registered Electricians, Certified Plumbers & Gasfitters plasterers painters tilers etc etc. Hardworking, Honest, Efficient, Humble most friendliest bunch...

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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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H&S CONTRACTING LTD

Joined April 2007

I am a proffesional experienced qualified licensed builder with 20 years in the building industry I'm up for any challange no job to big or to small we offer competitive pricing and free quoting for your budget.

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Flex Electrical LTD

Joined December 2016

All Electrical Repairs & Wiring. Residential, Commercial & Industrial. Specialising in On and Off Grid solar Installations. Family owned and operated busniess servicing Wellington, Wairarapa and Kapiti regions. Reliable and on time with free competitive quotes. All work guaranteed, no job too big or small.

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Greig Building Solutions

Joined November 2019

Greig Building Solutions have a vast range of experience including new builds, alterations and extensions, specializing in decks, fences and retaining walls. Our work standard is very high and we aim to deliver cost effective solutions. We provide competitive quotes and will attempt to beat any quote.

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Brandon Richards Carpentry

Joined July 2019

Carpentry & Toughened Glass Works Awning / Pergolas Decks / Staircases Fences / Balustrades Shade Screens / Feature Walls Flooring Interior Fit out Door & Window Replacement Maintenance

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Horn's Construction

Joined October 2017

Horn's Construction We provide quality work done at a high standard. We do all building work and guarantee all our work.We are able to complete all jobs, no job is to small.

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G&M building services

Joined June 2019

We do building/painting/plaster and landscaping. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. We strive on going above and beyond for our clients. So please feel free to get in touch for any up coming project we can help you with thanks.

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JK Project Management

Joined June 2012

JK Project Management looks after all the trades on your projects to give you one simple point of contact. Renovating? Full build? Landscaping? - Let us sort the builder, sparky, plumber etc. As well as offering Project Management, we also offer Excavation works, Driveways, home handyman, rubbish removal, tiling, plastering, painting from all the trades on our books. Having so many trades on...

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Nick Anderson Decorating

Joined January 2014

Hi we do Painting, Plastering ,Wallpaper ,we have been working in ChCh for 20 years and were involved in Fletchers EQR repairs and several EQC Opt Out projects ,now based in Wellington I can happily provide references from past clients . I also have a Diploma in Interior Design which includes Project management .

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Rubios Pro Limited

Joined August 2018

Hello There, We are a reliable and trustworthy company with the experience and skills required to be able to provide the most professional care to maintain your house looking as good as you would want it. We can ensure you that our workers are hardworking and are ready to finish the jobs as soon as required with a great quality job . Call us for a free quote, good prices guaranteed.

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Fresh Building Solutions

Joined April 2017

Hi there, I've worked for a well established and locally renowned building company for over 10 years, which has a great reputation for specialising in new homes, renovations, decks, fencing and any other residential building needs. I've also had stints overseas, and worked in Australia and the UK for 5-6 years, working in the commercial building industry, and also have experience in shop fittin...

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Uncut Home Improvements

Joined May 2017

Hi We are a small business Myself and my Partner that take pride in our work .We will work to your budget and with you to complete a professional result . We have over 35 years in the Building Construction / Landscape Industry . We do everything from New Kitchens /Bathrooms, Complete make overs, Tiling, Maintenance of Rentals, House Painting Just ask Now with having a Digger and Truck we are abl...

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Maintain To Profit Kapiti Coast

Joined January 2019

We are a total Property Maintenance & Renovation Company. Your one-stop-shop for all maintenance, renovation and project management requirements. Everything that keeps your investment livable and structurally sound needs to be maintained and we can do this for you. We work hard to provide competitive quoting and completing all work on time, on budget and to a quality standard.

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sharay limited

Joined October 2017

Welcome all. As a small business our focus tends toward general handyman repair roles ,garden weeding/tidy up,and home ventilation install/sale with expert advice available .Our goal is your satisfaction so help us help you.Thanks.

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LMD Builidng LTD

Joined July 2018

Hi, im a 22 Year old builder, iv had my company for two years now and have been in the building industry myself for 5 years. we pride ourselves in competitive prices with honest high quality workmanship. We mostly focus on smaller jobs at the moment while growing our business, renovations, decks, fences and anything in-between, handyman work etc.

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Hawkes Bay, Manawatu/ Whanganui, and Nelson-Tasman regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioners) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope o...

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Refined Flooring WGTN

Joined August 2019

Are you needing your concrete or timber floors done? Give us a call or a message for a free quote, we would love to hear from you. We pride ourselves on delivering quality work and we can assure your floors will be in the best hands with having over 9 years experience in these fields we are here to help you achieve your desired floors whatever they may be, no floor is too rough we have seen it all...

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