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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.

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest handymen case studies

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.

Four Square Sign

Posted 1 year ago

need two four square signs outside the shop

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Bamboo cut at ground level..aprox 4 metres area

Posted 1 year ago

cut and stack on driveway, dont require removal to tip

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Deck and Stairs

Posted 2 years ago

Hiya, we have a new house ready in Motuoapa (30mins south of Taupo) in August. There are a deck (7.4 x 3 m) and 2 sets of stairs to be built. Please email me quotes. Thanks.

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Security door installed

Posted 2 years ago

security door installed over existing door, town centre Taupo

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Handy man needed for renovation

Posted 2 years ago

I would like to get my home bathroom and kitchen renovated. Tiling the bathroom floor replacing a bath tub with a shower cube Fitting new kitchen cabinets Little painting here and there. The total budget for renovation is less than 5K. Looking for tradesman who can help us.

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Drawer Repair

Posted 1 year ago

I would like the drawer repaired. The front plus one of the other three sides are separate and they need to be accurately fixed together. This is the top drawer of existing cabinet. Would like repaired before Dec 14th if possible.

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Concrete and fence

Posted 10 months ago

A small area of concrete work needed with some retaining to the fence to stop Earth/ rubbish falling through existing palings. Plus a fence top rail or two either needs replacing or screwing down.

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General maintenance

Posted 3 weeks ago

Anyone interested in a general maintenance job, a window that does not close properly, a tap needs fixing and a curtain blind reaffix, and a shower leak that needs a seal. Thanks

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Roller blind ..door handle..trim

Posted 1 year ago

1.remove old blind attachment and install new roller blind 2.replace trim in dining room, i have it and its already painted 3.install door knob on bedroom door, i have the new one

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Various Tasks | Ongoing works | Taupo & Surrounding

Posted 2 years ago

We're a rapidly growing company who're servicing various retail and residential properties across New Zealand. We're currently looking for a local handyman with experience in specifically Painting, plastering, joinery, gib stopping etc. If you have more, then its a bonus! You must pass a police check, please give me a call on ... if you wish to discuss the position further.

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Repair holes in wall

Posted 1 year ago

2 holes in hall wall need fillng in

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Basic cabin reno

Posted 2 years ago

Need kitset kitchenette installed Paint in side and out Install ranchslider

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Secure hotwater cylinder

Posted 6 months ago

Hi, We have a hot water cylinder that needs to be secured. Currently once brace that has come loose, understand two are required. Would need this work to be done by the end of this week please.

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Jobs around home

Posted 1 week ago

Replacing door Taking our windows on versatile shed and replacing with double doors Odd jobs a round home

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Seal on kitchen door and gutter cleaning

Posted 2 years ago

My tenants have some water entering under the back kitchen door when there is heavy rain - solution might be adding a sealer at the bottom of the door to prevent water coming in or mounting a cover above door to deter the rain. Also need the gutters (back of the house only) cleaned out - it is a small 70m2 one level house.

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General Handyman Tasks

Posted 2 years ago

Ongoing maintenance, we will be fitting LED lights: - cut bigger holes in ceilings / repair plaster ceilings and painting. When required: - Repair sliding doors on cupboards, fix door handles - New: - fit aluminum strips against some walls to avoid damage by luggage trolley. When required: - Some plumbing work. Water tightness maintenance on building. Other ad-hoc tasks. Tiling etc.

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Property Safety Upgrades - Taupō region.

Posted 2 years ago

Property safety upgrades such as locks, window stays, solar safety lights, replace glass and replace doors for solid.

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Extractor fan #2

Posted 4 months ago

Instal an extractor fan in bathroom before xmas.

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House repair work

Posted 2 months ago

Repair/replacement of small internal wall Repair gutter in several places Repair ceiling in several places

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Extractor fan

Posted 5 months ago

Instal an extractor fan in bathroom before xmas.

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Find Handymen in Taupo

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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DNT construction

Joined January 2018

We are a small family owned construction company we have been around for 3 years now. I've been building for coming on 20 years. We cover pretty much all construction. From changing door handles to building apartment blocks and everything in between. We offer quality service on time and on price. Call us any time for a free quote

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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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Whittle Foundations

Joined June 2018

Specialist in Rib Raft Foundations, Conventional Foundations, all form work of driveways, footpaths , patio’s , removal of old existing concrete and top quality finish Also all walks of building from decks to renovation’s , to retaining walls and site clearing. Let the Whittle Foundations tend to your needs

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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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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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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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CJH Construction

Joined November 2015

Maintenance Renovations New Builds Landscaping...

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THE TILE LAYER

Joined August 2011

floor and wall tile layer, water proofing in all and any wet areas, over 20 years experience in residential and commercial tiling, stone, ceramic, mosaic, design and lay, i have done some building, plastering and painting, most general handyman stuff, welding most things like fences and trailers, look at my web sites please. ... ...... ...

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Hamilton Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined December 2017

Before starting any jobs we endeavour to find the right solution for each customer, to suit their budget and individual requirements. When we take on a job we want you to be informed throughout the process and we guarantee your satisfaction. For most people their home/property is their biggest asset and we keep that in mind with all the jobs we do. Whether it be pest control, building your fence,...

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Ur Plumber Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi we’ve been in the Plumbing industry with over 10 years experience in Residential,Commercial, Industrial we are well equipped to under take any job big or small. While we specialise in General Maintenance Plumbing we also do complete full renovations kitchen,bathroom,laundry. Whether upgrading from low to mains pressure Hot water , blocked drain to a roof leak Ur Plumber Ltd has you cove...

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BRN Property Services Limited

Joined January 2021

Hi there, My name is Brian and I'm available for all general maintenance and repair work. I have more than 40 years of experience in the building and construction industry. No job is too big or too small. My rates are very reasonable and I pride myself on a quality finish.

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A Lawrence

Joined December 2015

I have just started working self employed. My name is Aaron and I am a hard-working qualified builder with seven years experience both here in New Zealand and working abroad. I am friendly and enjoy talking to clients and potential clients. I am a soletrader who has experience in New builds, renovations, additions, restoration as well as other small jobs. Small jobs include repairs, new decks incl...

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A J Tiling

Joined March 2011

Hi I have been in the building on the seen for around 41 years from new builds to do ups and also bought and sold houses , after building I did tiling and also water proofing and few course , these day I am happy to help out with and small jobs from flat pac install of kitchens and furniture and bathroom and doors and windows hardware and remove rotten wood .

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Thurston Developments

Joined July 2019

At Thurston Developments we provide Quality Excavation - Drainage - Landscaping & Site Clearing works across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. We focus on clients specific requirements with key attention to detail, at a reasonable price! We enjoy a variety of projects from residential / renovations to commercial or small subdivisions and we aren't shy of a challenge.

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FairFence Ltd

Joined November 2019

Residential and rural fencing installer Can also do removal and disposal of existing fence or vegetation. Quality materials and Quality fencing at a fair price!

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BlackRidge Building and Landscaping

Joined November 2016

BlackRidge Building and Landscaping is a newly established Wanganui based company. While we specialise in kitchen and bathroom renovations and small alterations, we also do smaller jobs from time to time. BlackRidge

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Riley construction services

Joined February 2021

Riley Construction Services is a family owned business and family driven at all times. We take pride in our work and do everything with passion dignity and fairness. We do from anything in the construction industry to home renovations and landscaping, with over 15 years experience in these fields we are now awaiting your call. So why wait leave the work to us and relax

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RHL Build & Construct

Joined October 2017

Based in Hastings with over 20 years combined experience, we take pride undertaking and completing jobs in affordable and efficient way, Producing work that is creative and is sure to please. We are happy if you are happy.

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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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JDC Contracting Bop

Joined June 2020

Hi , At JDC Contracting We Specialize in New Aluminium Windows & Doors, Aluminium joinery Replacements/Maintenance , Retro fitting of New Double Glazing , Small Building Jobs , Renovations , Decks , Deck Repairs , Fences , with 20 years in the building Industry We are very professional and work hard to deliver the best quality workman ship on time and within budget , there's no job to big or to sm...

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