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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Latest handymen case studies

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Removing 15cm of dirt & aggregate

Posted 3 days ago

Basic labour job: requires muscles and a sharp spade ! Require job to be done any day between 29th Nov - 2nd Dec next week. Require 15cm of dirt to be skimmed off from 1 x 4m section of yard and 15cm of aggregate from 2 x 4m section of yard. What’s taken off to be put in a retaining wall right next to the area. We require the ground level to be lowered so a concrete slab can be poured on top.

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Installing invisible book shelves

Posted 4 days ago

I have 3 invisible book shelves (as pictured) that I would like installed (I don’t quite trust myself drilling in to a wall). Unsure if where I want them installed has a stud, so not sure what is possible/what isn’t.

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Remove wood from wall and repair the wall

Posted 1 week ago

We need a piece of wood removed from the wall which is glued on. I am expecting damage to the wall and will need replastering or perhaps replacement of the gib board

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Outdoor handrail repair on Plaster wall

Posted 2 days ago

Hi, I have a set of handrails outside my deck area which is attached to a plaster wall. The anchors are coming off the wall (see photo). Keen to get someone to help me repair this. I am open to ideas for instant , shift the angle support to a new location and patch up the holes if that is the better way compared to patching up the hole and anchoring into the same spot.

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Handyman work needed

Posted 1 day ago

Need painting and small repairs needed outside and inside the house.

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TV Mounting

Posted 20 hours ago

TV mounting 50inch Samsung TV

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Hang Dryer

Posted 4 days ago

I would like my dryer hung correctly from the studs in the laundry. It has been braced with packers and looks ridiculous let alone unstable. I don't want to risk turning it on mounted the way it is. It would be logical to move it to the left as it had clearly been hung between the studs. I would prefer a clean professional finish.

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General handyman - garden shed assembly

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need a general handyman who can help with various maintenance tasks as they arrive. The first job is to assemble a garden shed, and create some rough steps down a bank. I am looking for a long term relationship with recurring jobs.

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Lay down crushed stone or crushed shell garden path

Posted 3 days ago

I need a crushed stone or crushed shell garden path laid with timber frame. Path needs to be approximately 10 metres in length and 80cm in width and depth to be same as timber frame. Path is to be laid on side of the house where there are a number of outlet pipes so ground can not be compacted. Area is a very low foot traffic area. Please see attached photos to get an idea of location of path and condition of ground. Ideally would like job complete before end of the year.

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Retaining wall post pull out and re-dig

Posted 6 days ago

Hi there, Would like to rebuild my retaining wall therefore hope someone has a post puller to pull out the all the old post and redig the hole.

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Shower door hinge replacing and disposer pipe repair

Posted 1 week ago

We have a shower door hinge that has broken from the frame and need either the part replaced or repaired somehow as we do not want to replace the shower door. It is just the hinge that requires repair. We also have a disposer in our kitchen sink where the pipe which connects our disposer to our wastewater pipe has broken and require a repair to rejoin. Thank you

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Assistance with bifold door/window installation

Posted 4 days ago

An extra pair of hands needed to help with installation of bifold doors and a bifold window.

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Bayswater WC refurbish

Posted 1 day ago

Have a small job in a toilet area. Plumber is replacing old toilet so will require small area of gib then plaster and paint. Also replacing simple small wooden panel in toilet room as well. Possibly replace a piece of skirting. Want a professional finish please

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Fix the outdoor front entrance railing

Posted 6 days ago

We need the front entrance railings fixed, or replaced to match the current style. Some pieces are rotten. Have attached pics

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Water blast deck, clean gutter, fix small fence

Posted 1 week ago

Need the deck waterblasted, gutter cleaned and stabilised, small privacy fence requires re attachment.

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Outdoor laundry, backyard deck and front patio gutter outlet fixing

Posted 4 days ago

Hi, we need three jobs done this year. We have an outdoor laundry space which we need to get done, backyard deck (small section to allow indoor outdoor flow) and the front patio of the house needs the gutter outlet fixed (as it currently just flows in the lawn). Could you please contact us to review and help us with a quote on how much would it cost to get this done. Thank you.

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Door knob installation #2

Posted 5 days ago

We have had a new replica Villa interior door installed and now need the new door knob mechanism added to it.

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Tidy up

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need a handy man / builder that has attention to detail To finish a little wall inside by stairs I need closets closed off and closets made big One doorway into a bedroom moved from one wall to another Quote required

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Put 3 new shelves

Posted 1 week ago

Hello I would like to put 3 new shelves long about 155cm and depth 50cm into my wardrobe. There is already one existing one and i want to add 3 more like that in bottom of cubboard. White selves will be best otherwise same i can paint them at later stage. Also will remove all stuff for making. Please let me know the price or call on ... to discuss if you are not sure about something Thanks Viral

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 210,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Mount 2 TVs on wall.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wall Mount TV Installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 Hinges to be recessed on kitchen door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

chain saw firewood

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wardrobe & shelf installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th July 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Minor maintenance to rental flat

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Planing door

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wall repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

23rd September 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fisher funds

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage Renovation

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

17th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bargeboard fascia replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Angle grinding

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair or replace bifold pantry door hinges and replace exterior door hinges

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of a peephole

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove wood from wall and repair the wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th November 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Some odd jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing a rangehood (recirculating, no ducting)

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Smoke detector install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th November 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install vent for Dryer

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clothesline - repair or replace

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Hard Yards by Ian

Joined June 2021

Specialised in small landscaping and construction work, handyman repairs and maintenance. I have 5 years of building experience, 30 years of home handyman skills, and love working with wood.

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Signature Landscapes

Joined November 2020

Hi I'm Jon from Signature Landscapes. We pride ourselves on prompt communication, fast quoting, completing the work on time and within budget. Feel free to get in contact if you would like a quote

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Muru Pro Builders Ltd

Joined April 2021

Welcome! Valued customer, The team at Muru Pro Builders prides itself on the quality of our services and the ability to deliver beyond expectation with competitive quotes We have over 10 years’ building experience in all residential RENOVATIONS, DECKS & PERGOLAS, FENCES & RETAINING WALLS. Muru Pro Builders are competent and experienced tradesmen ready to plan and achieve your building visions.

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NJB CONSTRUCT LTD

Joined November 2016

We are a building contractor that specialise in - Interior Fit Out Residential Renovations Timber & laminate Flooring Bathroom Reno’s Decking We are by no means your cheapest contractor out there but you can be guaranteed quality workmanship along with constant communication throughout your job leaving you with a clean, tidy and reliable job finish. We also run a quality and reliab...

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M&E renovation

Joined May 2019

I am a solo trader. Ive been renovating houses for the last 10 years. I am currently working as a builder coordinator in a renovation company. I am very professional and always fair to my clients. Every clients Deserve a high quality workmanship. All types of Job. i started from the lowest position in construction industry, meaning no job too small for me. You will have honest advise b...

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stein construction nz Ltd

Joined February 2019

I'm 35 Years in the construction business. I'm doing renovations and new builds. I can offer Gib-stopping, exterior/ interior painting, and smaller carpentry jobs. I'm providing professional quality work on time. Ask me for a free quote for your job.

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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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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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Masters carpentry

Joined January 2017

We have been in the building industry since 2002 .we have been building new houses and renovating old ones we also do smaller jobs we are very professional and work hard to meet the deadlines for project completion.we provide competitive quotes and complete the jobs on budget

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Izzy glaze limited

Joined May 2021

We are a small company, BCITO qualified trade in glass an glazing, frameless showers balustrade and pet doors. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines. I provide free quotes, competitive rates, and the completing jobs on a budget.

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All Handyman Works Ltd

Joined August 2014

All garden design and maintenance by experienced gardeners. We work at affordable prices and leave you with a garden area you can enjoy for all seasons. We are experienced with Installation of All Garden types, Including Vege Gardens/ Hedges/Tree Work/ Pruning/ Extensive Weeding/Spraying/ Basic Landscaping/. We are experienced with design setups for maximum visual impact for events as well. Any...

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Task

Joined December 2010

Hello, This is our purpose and services:- Carpentry Painting Fencing Retaining Walls Concreting Vinyl Floors Carpetting Kitchen Decking and Handrails Access Ramps and Pergolas We have a great team that meets quality,time and within approved costs. We respect the needs of our customers and we are honest with all our dealings

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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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Bright Mirror Solutions

Joined January 2016

We design, make and install custom mirrors with lights for your bathroom and more ... We plan lights in- and out-door; we supply wide range of LED lights, install and service lights for residential and commercial projects!

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H & O Services

Joined July 2020

Hello, I have been in the electrical and building trades for 25 years. I am a registered electrician. I currently offer my services to all appliance repairs, domestic and commercial repairs and maintenance and any handyman services. I pride myself on competitive pricing and on time completion. Above all, I clean up after myself.

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HaydenWills

Joined September 2013

I am licensed builder with 20 years experience in all aspects of building work including renovations bathrooms, kitchens, new builds, maintenance and repairs. I strive for the highest standard through out all my jobs and will always listen to clients needs and offer advise on all queries. I pride myself on finding the most cost effective solutions for all the big and small projects.

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Lani

Joined August 2021

Hi, we've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. While we specialize in major renovation and new builds we also do smaller jons from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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Auntie Shanti's Landscape Design

Joined July 2021

Residential Landscape Design and Installation. - Landscape Design - Plant Selection and Placement - Softscapes and Basic installation - Lawn Installation - Garden Maintenance

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Oncore East Auckland Manukau

Joined December 2020

We aim to provide world class property repairs, maintenance and installation services, including small to medium sized residential renovations. Feel free to contact us on the number above for a free no obligation quote. Our mission is simple "to provide a friendly service that makes every project stress-free and cost-effective".

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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