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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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.

Securastays and TV wall mounting

Posted 7 months ago

3 x securastays fitted to aluminium windows and TV wall bracket fitted with TV mounted. All hardware except screws for securastays already purchased

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Supply and install TV Wall Bracket

Posted 8 months ago

I would like someone to supply and install a TV wall bracket please.

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General handyman

Posted 1 month ago

Vanity installed, tv aerial and guttering replaced

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A few maintenance jobs

Posted 7 months ago

Hi - we are a preschool in need of a few maintenance jobs completed - fixing a fence post, removing a couple of stumps and repairing an aluminium door knob - possibly couple extra wee things.

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Door closer installation

Posted 8 months ago

2 ryobi closers to be fitted

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Uninstall and reinstall a glass door over bath.

Posted 4 months ago

I already have a person to repair our cracked bath, but he needs someone to uninstall and reinstall the glass door. He is able to do so form the 15th Jan onwards but I need to be able to coorinate the two of you closely so we aren't taking too many showers without the glass door installed.

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Handyman tasks

Posted 1 month ago

Removing a small towel rail and heated towel rail and hanging a mirror or 3 - (1 heavy). +putting a small cupbd unit on garage wall above washing machine also screwing some hooks on wall and screwing small nameplate on house exterior-( brick)..i dont know the expected cost sorry,,,,;🙂

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Two gates, outside door and shower adjustment

Posted 4 months ago

One outside gate need re -hanging to stop scraping and be able to open fully. The other outside gate needs re-hanging and the latches corrected so it can be opened and closed. The outside door needs re-hanging/straighten so it closes... could be the lock needs replacing or fixing and/or door needs correcting. It's not locking or closing properly. The lock and door handle is in the middle of the door. A 70 shower needs the sliding doors removed, shower curtain rail installed, a new handheld sh...

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TV Wall Mount

Posted 3 days ago

Seeing if TVs can be put up on walls in 3 bedrooms and a dining room and Putting up 4 TVs on the walls with wall mounts

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Stopping and painting

Posted 10 months ago

Stopping of nail holes and painting

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Hanging Large Glass Mirror

Posted 8 months ago

Large heavy mirror to be hang on the wall in a new home.

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Re wire gate #2

Posted 3 months ago

Dog chewed thru chicken wire on gate needs a stronger wire. Reckon about 4 foot high, 4 metres long. Ph: ... or email. Needs fixing urgently

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A few odd jobs

Posted 3 months ago

We would like to have our clothesline attached to the house, a shed put up, and its concrete base put down two wine barrels spawn in half and a back fence fixed. we would appreciate quotes and timeframes to do this please.

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Check retractable outdoor awning

Posted 6 months ago

I'm not able to wind the retractable awning out + back easily with the metal rod,,,its very stiff ,,but awning is not old,I've just purchased the house.i'm home before 10am,and after 5,30pm, lunch break is 1-2pm ,

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Playhouse Lift

Posted 5 months ago

Needing to get a playhouse lifted into a backyard and i dont have enough strong people to do it. I was thinking of getting a small crane in but i would need an operating license im sure. Dimentions of playhouse are 1700H x 2350L x 1530W all at longest points. I dont know the weight of it. It took 4 strong ppl to get it on the trailer, but couldnt lift as high as a picket fence and over. Not interested in dismantelling the fence putting it back.. i built it, but dont have the time to deal with th...

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Re Wire Gate

Posted 3 months ago

I have a farm gate at my property, and one of my dogs has chewed through the chicken wire. I need a stronger wire on the gate to keep them from escaping.

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Repair wire gate

Posted 3 months ago

I am waiting to hear back from Chris re putting palings on my gate

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TV mounts and shelving

Posted 9 months ago

Hi! We need a couple of TV mounts and 2 or 3 shelves put up in our new home in the 1st week of August. Preferably on the 2nd or 3rd of August. Thanks!

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Minor plastering/painting, fixing shower door seal, reaffixing house panel

Posted 5 months ago

Fixing some damage post Tenant. - Minor plastering/painting on skirtings and around a door frame - Fitting a new shower door seal, - reaffixing exterior house panel

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Underfloor manhole fixing

Posted 7 months ago

Hi guys, I am looking for someone who can fix an underfloor wooden manhole. Please have a look at the photo attached. contact Remees ... ...

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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.

remove and install cowl on top of chimney

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Supply and install TV Wall Bracket

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

a few odd jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden preparation and small landscaping jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Two gates, outside door and shower adjustment

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Check roof area directly above where ceiling mold has shown..

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gun safe install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Light handyman repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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SJM Construction LTD

Joined July 2020

Hi, we are a local family business. I am the owner/builder so you know exactly who you are dealing with from quote to completion. Let it be bringing your old kitchen/bathroom back to life or finally adding that dream outdoor space, I am here to help. I pride myself on providing honest and professional advice to my clients and making sure that they are happy right through the construction proces...

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More Than Handy

Joined July 2020

More Than Handy is a privately owned property maintenance and joinery business based in Christchurch and servicing the wider Canterbury region. Our high standards, professionalism and Workmanship Guarantees ensure our clients are 100% satisfied with our work from quote to sign off. From cutting a stray branch and hanging a door to shop fit-outs and kitchens, we have you covered.

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FM Construction NZ Limited

Joined March 2021

Hi all! I am a local LBP builder with 10+ years experience. I am capable of any size job big or small. I take pride in working hard and efficiently and I complete all work to a high standard, ensuring that my clients are happy throughout the process. I am happy to provide advice on renovation ideas and mostly have experience in the following areas: - New builds - Renovations - Foundations inc...

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Rpm carpentry

Joined July 2020

Hi, I have been building and renovating homes, properties and businesses for 12 years and have exeptional experience in property maintenance and renovations. We are passionate about our work and love seeing the clients reaction to their homes becoming exactly what they wanted. We pride ourselves on offering a very competitive quote, completing the job on time and on budget with the utmost quali...

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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DnB Landscapes services

Joined September 2019

Hi ive been sculptural landscaper for the last 6 years ive now just gone out on my own i am very professional and work very hard to meet deadlines.At dnb Landscapes we pride ourselves in our very affordable prices.

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City Wide Painters

Joined March 2019

Phil Andrews Painter /Plasterer with 25 years experience in commercial, new builds and older homes, interior and exterior plus Roofs and fences. We work had to meet deadlines while taking pride in our work.

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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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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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Blair Anderson

Joined May 2020

Hey, I am a qualified carpenter of 10+ years experience and have my Carpentry LBP. Can complete any Building related jobs from new housing to renovations or just any little jobs to do with building and always done to the highest of quality.

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Gracious Living Property Maintenance

Joined July 2016

Small enough to listen...Big enough to deliver! With 25+ years experience in ALL aspects of home renovations repairs & maintenance. Below are just a few examples of what we do:- - Interior & exterior painting - Wooden window frame repairs - Roof cleaning & spraying - Waterblasting - PVC gutters & down-pipes repairs & fitting new - Waterproofing & removal /replacing of old roof nails & caps...

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TW Plastering and Building

Joined April 2015

I am a highly experienced builder with great attention to detail. I truly believe in making my customers happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I love having creative and functional spaces. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some of this to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please...

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Zk builders

Joined October 2016

Hi, I'm a passionate qualified builder but also have a certificate in auto refinishing and a diploma in audio engineering. Have been building now for 10 plus years and have experience in new builds, renovation, architectural builds and light commercial.

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SS The Builder & Property Maintenance

Joined June 2017

SS The Builder & Property Maintenance are experts of building and glazing, repairing things made from wood. These could be wooden structures, furniture, shelves, rafters, cabinets, drywall, siding, dressers, door frames, beds, stairways, building frameworks, toughened glass, frameless shower, pool fences, balustrade, splashbacks and the list goes on. Do you need a carpenter in Christchurch or...

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HJL Building Ltd

Joined January 2019

Hi, We are Qualifed Licensed Building Practitioners. We have been building new and restoring older homes for families for over 17 years. We specialise in renovations & also do concrete placing. No job is to small! We pride ourselves on providing competitive know obligation free quotes that we stick to, on time and on budget.

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Mitre Ben Construction Limited

Joined March 2016

Hi My name is Ben, and I run a small carpentry business servicing Canterbury and beyond. We specialise in new builds, renovations & hard landscaping I am happy to come to you and discuss what you are needing done, at a time that suits you. I am a Licenced Building Practitioner as well as being a Qualified Carpenter. Thanks for taking the time to check us out, Ben Powley

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JG Sumby Builders Ltd

Joined April 2011

Sumby Builders are an experienced team dealing with all aspects of residential construction. We strive on Customer satisfaction, so we pay close attention to detail and focus on a positive end result that everyone is happy with. We are available to quote all jobs from easing a door to new house builds. Also able to undertake Earthquake work eg. demo work, roofing, making buildings watertight and s...

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Mitchell and Milmine Construction

Joined September 2017

Mitchell + Milmine Construction is a small family owned residential building company focused on building quality. We are team players and are committed to working within our community with other locals alike. We are passionate about modern architecture, and believe each home tells a different story, this makes us the perfect partners on your next building adventure. We offer a transparent...

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Superior property maintenance

Joined October 2019

Hey, I am a fully qualified builder. I've been in the building industry for 10years and now bring that knowledge to Superior Property Maintenance. Meeting all your property needs. Everything from odd jobs to renovations with a superior finish. Click for a no obligation free competitive free quote.

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Limitless Property Services

Joined December 2019

Hi there, My name is Dan and i'm a local from Christchurch. I am currently living in the Selwyn area, where I have recently just built my own home. -I am a qualified builder who is also LBP accredited (Licensed Building Practitioner) with over 13 years experience in carpentry. -I am also a skilled excavator operator with 3 years in heavy civil works. -I have my own 1.7T digger, 2.5...

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