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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

General handyman tasks

Posted 3 months ago

Repair spouting, paint barge boards, replace trim board, general tidy up

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Clear gutter and down pipe

Posted 5 months ago

Leaves need to be removed from the down pipe as the water is flowing through the overflow holes

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Odd jobs

Posted 3 months ago

Number of odd jobs to be completed around the house - wall book shelves to be put up, floating shelves put up, kitchen cupboard fixed, swing installed, also would like an inbuilt desk built and installed if possible.

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Repair kitchen cabinet and fix the alarm beeping

Posted 3 months ago

The screws of a kitchen cabinet came off and needs fixing, also the alarm keeps peeping although I replaced the battery

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Install Stein Turtle Shell in 870mm Square shower

Posted 1 month ago

Will require cutting (router) of shower dome, cutting rails (Mitre) and silicon rails in place

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Silicone skills

Posted 3 months ago

Hi we need someone with good silicone skills to silicone around glass splash backs that are on the wall and also to remove and repair existing silicone around a bath

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Just a general handyman job

Posted 4 months ago

1.Stripping old seal on a door and replacing 2. Placing a new seal on window and a hinge system replacement, ensuring window is operateable. 3. A little touch up paint job.

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Mount dryer on wall

Posted 2 months ago

I would like to have a dryer, a vacuum, and a dust buster mounted to my garage wall.

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Waste Disposal Repair

Posted 5 months ago

Our waste disposal unit has stopped working. Need someone to come and repair. Engine is still running, but unit not chopping food scraps.

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Fasten overflow pipe to roof

Posted 1 month ago

Hi there, I need someone to fasten the overflow pipe on my roof to the roof to stop it flapping in the wind. Photo attached.

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Wide variety of jobs

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there, We've got a long list of tasks we would like done at our house. These include (but not limited to) : Linen cupboard wall repair Digital lock for garage office Car port roof repair (patching holes) Paint metal railing on the steps (sand and paint) Paint front door white (sand and paint) Rangehood replacement Garage door handle replacement (timber door)

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Decking repair

Posted 1 month ago

The underneath lining of the 2nd storey deck is rotting and water is getting in

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Check crawl space; cover small hole

Posted 1 month ago

I need someone handy to access my roof space/attic via a crawl space door to check there are currently no birds nesting (& remove them humanely if there are). And then cover a small hole in the facia (sic?) where I believe birds have gotten in before. Should take less than an hour; quick job I’d like done before the Easter holiday.

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Removal of shed and debris

Posted 5 months ago

A lean too needs removing and debris on property please. ...

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Deck Uplift and Removal

Posted 1 month ago

We require someone to up lift two old decks, 35sqm and 11sqm, then remove old decking from site, remove old carpet and other rubbish from site and also remove some dirt.

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Remove cable materials from roof

Posted 2 months ago

My home has outdated/unused satellite dishes and cable atteni on the roof that I’d like removed & discarded.

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Repair work

Posted 3 months ago

Repair and paint 3 windowsills, sand and stain wood abive outside windows

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Maintenance

Posted 1 month ago

Sliders need replacing on drawers - Hinges on doors need replacing or fixed We are a childcare facility so have maintenance to be done periodically

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 193,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Tidy up

Work carried out by a subcontractor

12th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace old mailbox with new one

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Put up smoke alarms, tv, and dryer

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix a cavity slider


22nd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clear gutter and down pipe

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wide variety of jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General outdoor fix-ups

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th October 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Washing line removal and installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

shower

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove cable materials from roof

Work carried out by an employee of the company

5th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mount dryer on wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

cleaning high gutters

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Waterblasting house paths and weeding

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Washing line (retractable) restrung

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Handymen in Palmerston North

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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Long Building Solutions

Joined August 2016

Hi there, we are a small building outfit based in Palmerston North. Servicing the greater Manawatu and Horowhenua, we take pride in offering friendly service and completing quality finishes for our clients. For a range of building needs, or to talk with us about your next project, please don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to working with you. Cheers Chris Long LBS

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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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Mondo's Services

Joined November 2019

Hi, Mondo's Services was established in 2007 and we now deliver solutions for home owners, businesses and educational providers. These are trade based handy person type of works. We can also help with all manner of projects from conception to completion or pieces of work that need finishing. Our trades network covers all aspects of construction. Our trades and professionals network covers ins...

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Unit Handyman

Joined June 2020

With years of experience in home maintenance and engineering, we can help with your project with competitive price, no matter how big or small your plan is, we can make it happen for you!

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CallaCuzzy

Joined March 2021

We have been renovating and improving existing houses for many years. We specialise in decks, weatherboard cladding, painting - interior & exterior, iron roofing, retaining walls, kitchens, getting rentals up to required tenancy standards.

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Smileys decks and fences

Joined May 2017

Have been building for the last 4 years. Looking for weekend/after work jobs to get a bit of extra money. I will work hard to give you a finished product you love at a great rate.

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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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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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Stapleton Construction

Joined August 2020

Hard working apprentice builder, I focus on client satisfaction as well as having a high standard of work. keen on getting more experience and helping out where possible. I aim to provide quick replies, reliable service, quotes and a job that is done quick but right

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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

Palmer construction is a well established building business with a passion for house renovation and all general building and property maintenance including painting.

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Rheuben builders

Joined August 2020

My name is Rheuben i am a builder, i am mostly looking for work to fill weekends. I am a friendly/aproachable person and am happy to give you a quote on the job you need completed.

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J H Builder

Joined August 2020

Hard working apprentice builder, focused on client satisfaction. I work to a high standard to meet your requirements and offer competitive quoting. I pride myself on getting your project completed on time and on budget.

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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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Mint Home Solutions

Joined January 2020

Were very experienced in Home Renovations, Property Maintenance and all types of Carpentry Work. All work completed by qualified tradesman to the highest of standards at competitive prices.

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Murphy and Co Construction

Joined July 2020

Qualified carpenter with 11 yrs experience. Pride myself on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. Spent my time Specializing in architectural new builds/renovations. Yet Have extensive knowledge and experience doing everything from repiling to reroofing and just about everything in between. No job too small, get in contact now.

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Abode painting and maintenance

Joined April 2021

Qualified painter and decorator 17 years experience. The owner of the business is the one doing the job for you. We also do maintenance work as well as having a qualified builder as part of our wider team.

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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Rapid construction

Joined November 2018

HI, we have been doing residential fencing and decks for the last 2 years. while we are specialized in two sectors one being residential fencing and decks and other being plasterboard installs for renovation works. we do other jobs as well, anything from water blasting to minor renovations to verandahs - pergolas and even those small property repairs. we are professional and reliable at reasona...

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Express Property Maintenance Whakarongo Ltd

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're relatively new to the New Zealand market but have been operating in Australia since 2011. Specialising in Deck, Fence and retaining wall construction we also provide all aspects of property maintenance services from repairing holes in walls to fixing your guttering or mowing your lawn, we are your first choice in property maintenance whether private or commercial.

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd 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, a...

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