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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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!

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Urgent Handyman Tasks

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need quotations asap for a number of tasks to be completed at a home in Manurewa - work includes: 1. Replacement of a freestanding letter box 2. Fixing/replacing a wooden framed door covering the electricity metre 3. Minor carpentry work to enhance wooden garden benchs 4. Guttering/waterblasting (optional) Keen to get quotes and the work done ASAP.

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Small Builders Jobs on Rental Property

Posted 3 weeks ago

Good morning, we need to have some jobs completed on our rental property that i am unable to tackle. A large hole in a bedroom wall, removal of old back door and fly screen and replace with new wooden door & removal of internal wooden sliding doors with an old pelmet above. Thanks in advance for your assistance.

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Shed spouting and roofing repair

Posted 2 days ago

Small outside shed needs replacement spouting and checking for roof leaks.

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Patching holes, fixing door hinges etc

Posted 1 week ago

Rental property jobs. Patching holes on walls, fixing doors off hinges, fixing door frame and fixing broken window glass etc. Need a quote. Please contact ... to quote. Thanks. Rental property located in South Auckland Mangere East.

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Kitchen cupboard hinge repair/cladding repair

Posted 1 week ago

Minor cracks in weatherboard cladding that may need plastering to repair as well as the hinge on a kitchen cupboard to be repaired. Needs to be done within the next five working days ideally.

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Rental - Healthy home standards general work

Posted 1 month ago

I'd like work carried out to bring a rental house to healthy home standard. Work involves: - cleaning gutters, - fixing spouts/downpipes where it has come off, - fixing gaps in windows, - closing a fireplace - Other general maintenance tasks Please provide an hourly rate and advise if you can do all the jobs above.

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URGENT: Skirting supply and installation

Posted 2 days ago

Job is for supplying and installing skirting in the hallway, living area, and dining room. Property is located in Howick, Auckland

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Fix it

Posted 1 week ago

a broken wooden single bed base panel

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Fix trailer

Posted 1 week ago

Need plywood and sides of my trailer fixed for wof please Little bit of rust not too bad

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Dryer and Bin

Posted 1 week ago

1) Dryer Need assistance with installing my Simpson 39P400M dryer on the wall. I have the wall mounting kit with spacers but it doesn't include screws. The supplier has said it just needs standard screws. 2) Bin Need assistance with installing a twin slide-out bin under the kitchen sink. All parts included. Would like for this job to be done as soon as possible.

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Home repairs #2

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi - we are in need of fixing ro upgrading some wooden window frames and putting in fittings and a few other things to fixed around the house.

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URGENT: Kitchen tile splash back removal & GIB Fixing & Stopping

Posted 1 week ago

Require a handy man to remove current kitchen tile splash back and provide GIB Fixing and stopping as appropriate. After this job is completed, the kitchen wall must be in a state where it is ready for new splash back to be installed. This job is urgently required to start/finish by no later than Saturday, 27-Feb-2021. Refer to photo of kitchen and the kitchen tile splash back for reference. Property is located in Howick, Auckland.

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New Clothesline

Posted 2 weeks ago

We would like to put a new rotary clothesline in the garden,work involves put a new clothesline and remove and take away old clothesline. Thank you!

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Install wall mirror

Posted 1 month ago

I need a 90cm wall mirror I purchased to be hung on the wall. Weight of mirror is 15.5kgs.

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Putting new 2 wardrobe doors and fixing some paint patches

Posted 1 month ago

Hi Please see attached pics 2 wardrobe doors need to be painted and installed new one and fixing 3 or 4 walls paint in the house.

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Handy Man

Posted 1 week ago

We are looking for someone to help us clean up commercial building/ land. Duties : swiping, weeding, cleaning, some handyman jobs, waterblasting

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Curtain rails etc.

Posted 1 week ago

About to move into a recently-bought house in Weymouth. Some windows have old curtain rails, some have none. Need a handyman to remove all rails and fit new ones. Also may require other general tasks done.

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Fix water damaged wall

Posted 1 week ago

fix water damaged wall between garage & bedroom and fix leakage from basin in garage . Need job completed before Mid March

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Hauling topsoil from front of house to the back of the house

Posted 1 week ago

Hauling topsoil from front of house to the back of the house. Hauling equipment provided.

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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.

Install retractable awning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Handyman / South Auckland

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Floor and Toilets

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

10th June 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Bench top tile

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Insulated low voltage overhead electric lines

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace damaged internal doors and plaster holes

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Rental - Healthy home standards general work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hang Christmas lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

repairs to nova roof ripped off in storm

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gutter repair + sanding & painting a door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Broken cupboard hinge

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Kitchen cupboard hinges

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New Clothesline

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Table Assembly, Lifting and Painting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Split wood

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Removing Lean-to

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Chandelier Cleaning/Bulb replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shower Liner, Bench Sealant, Roof & Sliding door issues

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install glass shower door (Frankfurt shower glass)


21st September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Adjusting Laminate Slats, Bathroom Gib Deterioration & Smoke Alarm Install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st September 2020

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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Those Guys Property Services

Joined September 2020

We are very professional, meet deadlines for project completion and definitely work hard. We take pride in our competitive pricing and quotes, and always stick to the budget. We offer competitive pricing and deliver a high standard of work on every job. Services include: Tiling Splashbacks Grout Cleaning Tile Cleaning Tile Repair / Replacement Epoxy Grouting Silicone Replacement Viny...

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Mason Construction 2019 Limited

Joined December 2020

Hi Our business specialises in Residential and Commercial building Maintenance and Repairs We are a very professional team and work hard to meet your requirements We are a one stop shop Call or email our friendly team to discuss

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Ultim8 Property Services

Joined January 2021

For all of you're property needs, including kitchen/Bathroom renovations, decks, fences and air conditioning services and much more. We are very professional and work hard to meet Project deadlines. We pride ourselves in providing competitive quotes and delivering a quality job on budget.

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Tradesworkman

Joined March 2020

Hi, I can do all sorts of maintenance. From small renovation to fencing and decking. My work speak for itself, as I take my job with pride and workmanship. No job is too small. Whatever it is need fixing, I'll fix it.

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Utmost Services

Joined July 2020

Hi, we've been in this line of business for 10 years now. Always strive to do our utmost best service. We will do our best to provide competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. We do cleaning , carpet cleaning and floor maintenance (i.e vinyl strip and polish)

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Tetragon Property Maintenance

Joined April 2017

Hi, my business is doing property maintenance. I do small to medium size jobs in painting, gardening and handyman work. I also do engineered stone bench tops for kitchens and vanities. I am very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion.I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. Thanks

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MSA

Joined November 2020

Hi, Thanks for checking my profile. I am a qualified gib fixer, gib stopper and painter. I have 7 years experience in construction. I am young and passionate with your job. I pride my self to finish your job with high quality and a reasonable price. I won’t disappoint you. Try me. Regards Mahdi

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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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Muster Brush Limited

Joined June 2017

Muster Brush specialises in everything to do with - Commercial and residential painting :internal & external - Maintenance jobs large and small -Plastering and renovation -Gib board Installation - Wall paper removal and hanging - Decoration: House & Shop, internally and external. We have 15 years of experience and we are looking to establish our name. Our jobs included sub-contracti...

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Blackstone Project Management

Joined June 2019

We provide fixed price / fixed timeframe renovations for homeowners and property investors from kitchens and bathrooms through to full interior and exterior renovations, basement conversion and extensions. With extensive experience in the building and construction industry and a great team we are able to offer peace-of-mind that your renovation project will be done effectiently and to a high stan...

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Mike's Flooring Prep

Joined October 2019

Supplier/Installer of Carpet/Carpet tiles/ Vinyl planking/Laminates. Uplifting of carpet, vinyl, floor Grinding and Preparing the floor for new. Leveling.

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Homes and Gardens Property Maintenance Limited

Joined February 2021

I've been a Manager for a specialist building product company for the last 14 years. Before that I managed my own plastering business, painting business and asbestos removal business. Growing up on the North Shore, I brought my family up here and reside in Glenfield. Giving excellent customer service at a reasonable price is key to maintaining a great reputation . I'm a one man band but hav...

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Centurion Roofing

Joined November 2014

With more than 20 years experience in roofing. We specialize in roof repair and complete Roof replacement. We offer a free Quote. We are very affordable, professional and honest. I'm a qualified Quantity Surveyor and have worked in the roofing trade as a tradesman and estimator for a number of years. I take pride in my work and value customer service and good relationships. I believe in doing t...

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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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Gartons property maintenance

Joined February 2021

Dear valued customer, Our two man team has a combined experience of over 15 years in the manufacturing and installation of gates and fences. I'm also a contract painter so I can look after your interior/exterior painting requirements. We take great pride in our work from the centre piece of a project right down to the smallest detail. All other work considered, each job opportunity th...

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Skylink Communications

Joined August 2016

Fully qualified uhf aerial and satellite dish installer with vast experience in single and multi dwelling aerial and satellite installations. Senior technician endorsed and contracted to sky television. If you require any of the following installations listed below then contact us! 1. UHF aerial installs 2. Satellite dish installs 3. Multi rooms cable runs 4. Whole house wiring with new ca...

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Italianskill

Joined May 2019

Hi, I'm a professional handyman with 25 years of experience in constructions. I'm specialised laying timber flooring, building fences, deckings, interior and exterior painting jobs and I can do from fixing to building/renovation and extension jobs.

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N & P Building

Joined October 2020

Qualified builder, two man team both with 8 years experience in the building industry. We Specialize in decking, pergolas, fencing, light renovations, interior/exterior maintenance Our main focus is completing jobs to a high standard in a reasonable time frame, all work will be priced beforehand with no hidden costs.

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Sky Ceilings ltd

Joined February 2021

We are in the commercial and residential industry for the last 20 years,,all our trade’s people are qualified ,carpenter’s,we are professionals and work hard to meet the deadlines for project completion,no job is to big or to small for us,we treat every job the same,we pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget and on time

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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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