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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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Eggers Deck

Posted 4 months ago

All the grunt work has been done holes dug, Just need bearers and joist framed up and deck screwed down

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Assembling a Kit set Gazebo

Posted 3 months ago

Assembling a kit set Gazebo from Bunnings It’s a Mimosa 3x3 metresLava Portsea Louvre Semi permanent Gazebo

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Re Glue ceiling tiles to joists

Posted 9 months ago

I have several ceiling tiles that are sagging - in the bedroom and Bathroom. I need an agile handyman that can go up into the roof and squirt No More Nails into the joists for the 2 areas, then I can prop them up from down below. I have the glue and also the props are ready for use. I estimate about 10 meters of gluing needed to cover both areas.

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3 simple odd jobs

Posted 6 months ago

Require the following 3 small jobs done: 1. Duct existing kitchen extractor fan to outside via soffit (currently discharges into roof cavity). Requires installation of grill 2. Fix seismic restraint strapping to header tank in ceiling 3. Cut hole in dining room floor for manhole

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Fit gutter guard

Posted 3 weeks ago

Fit gutter guard to house

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Getting sliding doors to slide

Posted 7 months ago

1. In the lounge there are three door panels covering a cupboard. Doors are on rollers that fit over a metal edging at the bottom and top . The doors easily get off track and I would like the doors to glide instead of stick. 2. A corner wooden unit in kitchen needs removing. Screwed to wall. 3. Bedroom door needs rehanging and check that the door will close across the carpet 4. A small hole (on the exterior of the house). Weatherside needs filling with putty or similar. Mo...

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Hot water cylinder thermastat

Posted 6 months ago

I am renting a property and the hot water is very hot and I do not know how to turn it down

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Dispenser Installs #2

Posted 1 month ago

We require installs of washrooms dispensers into various Business's around the Upper Region of the South Island. We supply the dispensers. You would need to remove the old dispensers, if any and place them the new dispensers up as per the clients request. Take away any rubbish, leave the place looking tidy and cover any holes

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Shop set up work

Posted 3 months ago

We are setting up a new store in the city. We need someone who can put up all the shelving, help hang things on the ceiling and general work. Needs to be Monday and Tuesday 1 and 2 November

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Bathroom ceiling replacement and installation of extractor fan/light

Posted 6 months ago

Replace the ceiling and install an extractor fan/light/heatbulb Ceiling 2 x 2.5 m approx

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Pre sale garden tidy

Posted 3 months ago

Weeding mowing edges trimmed some touch up painting green waste removal gutters cleaned out- within next 3 weeks - no idea of cost so haven’t put that in

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Postbox installation at commercial address

Posted 6 months ago

We’ll need to have a postbox installed soon, probably one large enough to hold small packages

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Wardrobe door repair

Posted 3 months ago

Bi fold doors have hinges need replacing and one needs new fixing to reconnecting to top track.

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Part Building Part Landscape

Posted 1 month ago

Hi we are looking for someone to build a platform to raise our bbq to the deck hight also hopefully the same person to lay garden edging and lay some readylawn and a couple of other small jobs

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PAVED PAD FOR SPA

Posted 8 months ago

2.2 m sq Paved Pad built for Spa Pool

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Property Security Upgrades #14

Posted 8 months 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.

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Kit set shed construction

Posted 1 month ago

Put together a small kit set garden shed on a wooden base

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Garage door

Posted 6 months ago

A large heavy bolt needs to be put in place to hold garage roller door up, old motor to be taken away. Have a description from Nelson doors. Our house is currently being rented, we are living in the North Island. Needs to be done soon.

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Dispenser Installs

Posted 1 month ago

We require installs of washrooms dispensers into various Business's around the Upper Region of the South Island. We supply the dispensers. You would need to remove the old dispensers, if any and place them the new dispensers up as per the clients request. Take away any rubbish, leave the place looking tidy and cover any holes

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Dispenser Installs for Washrooms

Posted 6 days ago

We require installs of washrooms dispensers into various Business's around the Upper Region of the South Island. We supply the dispensers. You would need to remove the old dispensers, if any and place them the new dispensers up as per the clients request. Take away any rubbish, leave the place looking tidy and cover any holes. You will need to provide updated Vaccine Passes/Site Safe Pass as well as a Police Check needs to be filled in. This work comes up reasonably frequant and we are needing a...

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Find Handymen in Nelson

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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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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Lake Landscaping Central Piling and Excavation

Joined July 2020

Hello! We've been working in the Landscaping/construction Industry for the past 10 years and have recently set out to work for ourselves. We are very professional and work hard with our combined knowledge and experience in both Hard and Soft Landscaping. With a background in drilling and piling as driller operator for companies on civil jobs building small road bridges, forestry bridges, slope sta...

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Andys Interior Plastering

Joined January 2010

Hi, We've been plastering new houses and tidying up old ones for the last 20 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 20 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury.We also do handyman work around your house and light building work. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing com...

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Al Fresco Garden & Property Maintenance

Joined May 2013

We are locally owned and operated and our repeat business and many satisfied customers are our greatest advertisement. We do all types of Garden & Property Maintenance, We can mow lawns of any size from a residential lawn to orchards, vineyards & lifestyle blocks. Our other services include tree work, chipping of Greenwaste and stump grinding, and Landscaping. We are also the local agent and inst...

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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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ProColour Painting

Joined September 2010

Through my company I paint interior and exterior of houses , spray roofs or commercial buildings. I have great people and project management skills and have references availiable in any of the above areas. I aim to exceed customers expectations. I also have access to other top quality tradesman if the Job requires . I am a member of Master Painters NZ . Feel free to contact me for a free quote a...

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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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NailWorx Building Ltd

Joined January 2013

NailWorx Building Ltd believe in providing first class service and quality workmanship *Repairs & Maintenance *Renovations *Rentals *Licensed Building Practitioner Need help completing an unfinished project or starting a new one? We offer competitive prices with a quality service!

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M P Bonney Limited

Joined February 2015

With over 10 years experience in the building industry and hundreds of happy clients, I am perfectly positioned and skilled to take on any building works required. From slab set out, to architectural residential and commercial construction, to building advice; there's no job too big or too small

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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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Viking Contracting

Joined June 2016

Hey there! My name is Tom and I am the owner of Viking Contracting Ltd. We specialise in hard and soft landscaping, construction contracting, concrete, paving, fencing and decking. Free measure and quotes always available.

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Inoutside

Joined August 2015

Hi, I do painting, plastering, landscaping and building maintenance. I am mostly based in Wellington and sometimes in Westport, servicing the top half of the South Island. Free quotes and charge out hourly rates for smaller jobs. Quality and excellent finishes is our style! Fixed prices for straight forward jobs. Estimates capped at 30% for more unclear jobs (ie excavation). I h...

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rodkohlhase plumbing ltd

Joined March 2017

Hi there Rod has been self employed for over 25yrs has experience in all aspects of the plumbing trade, specializing in maintenance and alteration work Also new housing and light commercial work

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Riordan Builders Ltd

Joined January 2020

Hi, Riordan Builders are a smart established building company in the Nelson/Tasman region. We specialise in all your building needs big or small. We have a very professional and productive crew that sets a very high standard. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and a excellent job done to the budget. Please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding your building project. Thanks.

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GJR Contracting Limited

Joined June 2021

Hello, I am the professional handy man. I specialize in anything outdoors from decks, pergola's, retaining and rock walls, landscape and construction along with all forms of fencing from stock proof rural to just what you need in the city. My workmanship is all guaranteed and finished to the highest standard. If you need a large tree cut down, taken away and the stump removed I am qualified and...

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Fix It Fox Handyman Services

Joined December 2020

No Job Too Small. Hands on Engineer. I have built a broad spectrum of residential and engineering items. I have a full suite of skills - fabrication, building, roofing, plumbing, drainage, electrical etc ie classical handyman who does well in all trades. Good tool base. Multiple trailers. Can cart 9m lengths. Engineers built the world.

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MR BERRY LIMITED

Joined January 2020

I have 14 years experience between commercial and residential construction. I am hard working and all work is finished to a professional standard. I am experienced in most aspects of home renovation and repair, as well as handyman work and all your non-structural building requirements. References available.

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Maintenance man nelson

Joined May 2021

Hi Adam here. I've been in the building industry for the past 12 years, building new homes and doing renovation. I am providing a a service of a one stop shop. I can do your building work, gibstoping ,painting flooring, tiles, what ever u want done. No job is to big or to small. For any job you want done around your home contact me

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Kitset Assembly Services

Joined August 2018

The Assembly experts. Our assembly technicians are trained to assemble all of your purchased kitset or flat pack products. Whether it's at your home or office, we come to you and assemble your products on site and take away all the packaging. Get your kitset installed by the professionals and save yourself the time and frustration. We also assemble garden sheds, trampolines, gym, equipment, fur...

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Built up contracting LTD

Joined June 2020

Hi, we are a small company who strive for perfection. We have a diverse team who have dealt with a majority of renovation projects around the country. Numerous house foundation repairs and house re leveling, our team also deal with restoration projects. We pride in keeping jobs to the time frame. Whether it's one pile or twenty piles needing replaced, even that old fence replaced or a new deck to...

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