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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Security upgrades - Nelson, Motueka, Blenheim.

Posted 2 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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Office handyman

Posted 5 years ago

A couple of hours work available this Saturday for someone handy with a drill and some general know how. Types of tasks to be carried out: fix roller wheel on sliding door, pull apart & put together office desks, remove & install whiteboards in an office & other adhoc tasks.

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Brackets installation

Posted 5 years ago

I need 3 brackets intalled to take a sun shade I have had made

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Hanging 2 interior doors

Posted 7 years ago

I have a couple of interior doors that a tenant has left me no choice but to replace. Please quote for hanging two new doors.

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Bathroom fittings

Posted 1 year 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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Insulation

Posted 8 years ago

Need Underfloor insulation and top up to ceiling insulation in a house we have just bought. This is a rental property so need good value. Not certain if better value getting registered person to do it and get the grant, or get someone who can do the job well, won't charge as much, but isn't able to get the grant. You tell me! I just want it done at the best price!

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Room Repair.

Posted 2 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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Handy man - Brightwater

Posted 3 months 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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Hang chandelier

Posted 1 month ago

medium size, high ceiling, to hang and wire in

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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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Blocked downpipe

Posted 4 years ago

Blocked downpipe on spouting

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Renovate bathroom

Posted 7 years ago

new bath, vanity, re-line shower, new shower door, tap-wear etc

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Bathroom mirror removal

Posted 5 months ago

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

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Fitted wardrobes/storage

Posted 7 years ago

Hi, We have vaulted ceilings in our upstairs bedrooms and I would like fitted, walk-in wardrobes built to maximise storage without the need for free standing drawers and wardrobes. I am in rural Wakefield. 14ks South so if it's out of your area don't reply.

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

Posted 2 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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Concrete garage floor

Posted 8 years ago

We have an existing garage but the floor is only gravel. We want to concrete the floor.

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New Gravel Driveway

Posted 7 years ago

Straight gravel driveway required for newly built property, est 40m long & 4m wide - needing a quote and time frame for this to be completed

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Replace bulbs and locks in doors

Posted 6 years ago

We have a stairwell with ceiling lights that are out of reach, even with a normal ladder. We just need the bulbs replaced - a 5 min job for someone with the right equipment! Also two locks in internal doors have failed. We have the replacements but can't fit them correctly. The wooden double garage door needs stripping and re-sealing. Re-setting two gates

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Variety of handyman jobs

Posted 1 year 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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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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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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Nelson Handyman

Joined November 2020

Nelson Handyman provides expert maintenance services for homes and commercial properties in the wider Nelson/ Tasman region. We tackle any task from General Building Works (decks, fences, renovations, GIB) to Painting, Furniture Assembly, house water blasting and more.We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quote...

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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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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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Robert

Joined July 2019

I offer a cheaper alternative to trades services with over 20 years experience in building maintenance specializing in plumbing and drainage and commercial building maintenance and painting

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D Construction

Joined February 2015

We are the principal soft-strip company in Christchurch, having worked on hundreds of projects ranging from large commercial strip-outs to residential demolition. With our huge range of expertise and skill, you can't go wrong choosing D-Construction for your next demolition project

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FitzFix Nelson Limited

Joined May 2019

Fitz-Fix is Nelsons premier handyman service,we offer a wide range of services specialising in property repairs and maintenance. We also have a truck and trailer available for affordable transport. We are fully insured and work to a high and professional standard on all jobs. Some of the services we offer are -Mobile tig welding (alloy) -Waterblasting,house washes and mold treatments -Gutt...

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Armoured Fencing & Gates

Joined March 2013

Armoured Fencing & Gates is a small 1 man business who specialises in in house fabricated gates and automated access control. Wilson is professional, courteous and prides himself on doing quality work, while keeping the work site clean and tidy. Wilson treats all sites like it is his own home!

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Tasman Bay Contracting Ltd

Joined July 2013

Tasman Bay Contracting Ltd is a local Property Maintenance contractor that is servicing the Tasman Bay, Nelson and Surrounding areas. Lawn Mowing Lifestyle bocks, Tractor /Ride on /Push Mower / Residential lawns/ Commercial gardens Small and large landscaping jobs Tree work We work with also large commercial properties Large Lifestyle Block Sections, Property Maintenance p...

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Krouger Contracting Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi, we are available to do a variety of roofing jobs from big to small. We are professional, and specialize in concrete tile reroofs and iron to iron replacement. We work hard and aim to complete projects within timelines. Roofline is our main supplier of color steel who we work closely with on other contracts. We offer competitive quotes and complete jobs on budget. We are also available for vari...

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Civil Drawings

Joined December 2015

hi If you need professional done drawings done for your DIY (retaining walls,garden sheds,decks,landscaping etc) project then this is the right place. Just send in your sketches and get them must presentable As a sole trader you will guaranteed the best prices.

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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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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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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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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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Datur Design & Property services

Joined July 2020

Hi I am a qualified Industrial Designer with 11 years working in the design and building industry. From high end staircase design & builds, production drawings for balustrades and handrails to designing and managing of products from idea to finished on shelf items. Prior to this I was doing property maintenance. I understand the hassle of finding a quality reliable tradesperson to complete small...

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Kept Under Wraps

Joined August 2015

We have been in the signwriting industry for many moons and have adapted to the changes in the industry. Our current focus is vinyl wrapping vehicles and we have launched a new business tapping into a niche market of wrapping heat pumps, and anything else you can imagine. We also have a firm grasp on anything else signage from design to installation to anything hand painted. We carry a current Sit...

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TA PLUMBING SERVICES

Joined January 2020

I started plumbing 15 years ago, I have a broad experience but enjoy maintenance and renovations of residential and light commercial the most. I work to a high standard and try to be prompt and flexible to fit in with the client.

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Gilcro Ltd

Joined October 2018

For all your Re-roofs, New-roofs, Roof-repairs and Waterproofing needs. Residential, Commercial and Industrial Give us a call /mail for a free quotation

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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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