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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering handymen related repairs and renovations around your home. 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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest handymen case studies

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Sand Removal

Posted 7 months ago

Having dug out the space for the construction of an in-ground swimming pool we now have approximately 45m3 of sand piled in our backyard. We are looking for someone to wheelbarrow this sand to the front yard of our property where it can then be loaded onto a truck for removal. This is no doubt physical work and we are willing to pay a good rate for it to be done.

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Garage Doors secured Rear.

Posted 4 months ago

Door locks and carpentry checked.back of garage Plastic corrugated panels in roof checked for leeks and cleaned.

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Door safety catches and new door fitted for pool safety compliance

Posted 2 years ago

I need two door closing mechanisms fitted so that the doors are compliant with pool safety regulations. I need a new door fitted with a higher handle

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Handy man - Brightwater

Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for an experienced Handy man who can work unsupervised to do various clean up jobs around the property pre listing it for sale. Primarily water blasting of roofs, buildings and paths, a water blaster is available. Other general maintenance work may also be required.

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Variety of handyman jobs

Posted 2 years ago

We need a aluminium window in frame inserted into an existing door frame, also a small patch of flooring replacement at the door edge due to water damage. we also have a variety of other small jobs that need finishing ... this is maybe a day or 2s work.

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Security upgrades - Nelson, Motueka, Blenheim.

Posted 3 years ago

Security upgrades required on properties including, safety latches being installed, solid doors being fitted, peep hole, lighting etc. Looking to cover Nelson, Motueka, Blenheim.

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Tasman - Motueka - property safety upgrades

Posted 2 years ago

Kia ora Women's Refuge are looking for contractors to assist our clients to stay in their homes and keep safe. Work will include window safety stays, replacing glass panels and doors, installing solar security lights, changing locks.

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Installing skincare dispensers and small signs at a food factory

Posted 1 month ago

We need 160 dispensers installed at a food factory along with some small signs that need to be secured in place. The person would need to allow for getting an H&S induction prior which takes about 20 minutes.

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Fix straps to wall to baby proof tv and two chest of drawers

Posted 11 months ago

We have a baby who is crawling. I have bought straps for tv and two chest of drawers to secure them to wall. Need someone to screw the straps to wall.

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Kitset Garden Sheds

Posted 4 months ago

hi there, i have 2 kitset gardens sheds i need help to put together... 1 is 5.8x1.7, the other 4.2x2.2... due to weather looking at thursday 13 may...property is in Brightwater.. i am on a benefit so funds are limited.. thank you

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Bathroom fittings

Posted 2 years ago

Have a towel holder that needs re attaching to wall as it has come loose and a new towel holder needs fitting.

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Dismantle and pack up a Yurt

Posted 7 months ago

I need minimum 2 people who know how to dismantle a Yurt. They need to be available this Friday 12th Feb to do it. It is a 6 metre yurt. This job needs someone experienced with yurts. I imagine it will take 4 - 6 hours

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Leak between roof and guttering joins

Posted 5 months ago

Small leak in pitch join of guttering, moisture in area of the soffit.

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Clear the swimming pool fence area/digging job

Posted 1 month ago

I need to clear the bottom area of my swimming pool fence. Currently, it has tree roots, leaves and dirts build up which blocked the bottom part of the fence. Also, there are 2 rocks needs to be moved further away from the fence. Two tree stumps needs to be cut down to ground level.

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Blocked downpipe

Posted 5 years ago

Blocked downpipe on spouting

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Hang chandelier

Posted 11 months ago

medium size, high ceiling, to hang and wire in

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Room Repair.

Posted 3 years ago

I have a flood affected room, 6.25m long x 3.16 wide and walls 2.39 high needing flooring and wall linings removed and replaced.

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Bathroom mirror removal

Posted 1 year ago

Remove a 50cm x 50cm glued mirror in a bathroom

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Carpentry

Posted 7 months ago

Repairs to two metres of cement board soffit. Replace 3 sections of frame and install 4mm cement board soffit. Work is at second storey roof level. Mobile scaffolding is already installed and will be available until Sunday 21 February and pre-cut materials are onsite. The work site in over a level concrete patio. The work platform is at about 4m.

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Door canopy/awning

Posted 4 months ago

I'm wanting a basic awning/shelter constructed in a simple style for my rustic shepherds hut/tiny house. Approx 1.5m across, and whatever depth is suitable to keep the rain away from my front door! Have included photos of hut to show what materials you'll be attaching the awning too, plus an example of what I want (though angle is a bit more extreme than would be suitable) Would like wood and corrugated iron.

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Find Handymen in Tasman

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NailWorx Building Ltd

Joined January 2013

NailWorx Building Ltd believe in providing first class service and quality workmanship *Repairs & Maintenance *Renovations *Rentals *New Builds *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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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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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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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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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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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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Firth landscape construction

Joined March 2017

For all your landscaping/construction needs call firth landscape construction free quotes, professional work done to high standards very competitive quotes...we do it all, landscaping renovations tiling, laminate flooring concreting asphalting. We have high standards and we know you'll be happy.

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ASAP REPILING

Joined May 2020

Hi Guys! 25+ years exp onsite building foundation Releveling & repiling experts when you need that job done asap! Full or partial house repiles/jack & pack) Full or partial floor Releveling Brick veneer & nib wall foundation Underpinning We provide Good Quotes! Good Work! Good Results! It's all Good! 👍

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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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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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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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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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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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