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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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!

Recent jobs posted

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

Door Repair

Posted 7 months ago

Door handle repair (straighted up & maybe a bolt/screw to hold in place) Door weather seal on back door Kitchen door realigned

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Concrete pad for spa

Posted 4 months ago

Looking for someone who can remove two planter boxes and soil and lay concrete pad and small pathway for spa pool. Ideally available to view and quote on 27 or 28 October.

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Handyman

Posted 5 months ago

Plywood flooring to loft, laying paving slabs and hang pictures

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Quote for window frame repairs/ Repaint for Te Awamutu Brass Band Hall

Posted 9 months ago

We are currently in the process of arranging some quotes to repair the windows in front of the band room. The windows in question, require some tidying up and some rot patches fixed, along with a coat of paint.

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Install vanity

Posted 1 month ago

Change vanity over Install towel rail Install wardrobe door

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Lay concrete slab or pavers for spa

Posted 3 months ago

Needing some concrete laid or pavers put down for a spa pool. Ideally in the next fortnight and meet for quote this week if possible.

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Odd jobs

Posted 1 year ago

rehang cupboard doors rehang curtain rails (one room) replace toilet roll holder install fire alarm

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Replace small area of marley guttering and downpipe

Posted 4 months ago

Undertake a repair to a small area of marley guttering and downpipe. I have not sighted this repair and can provide no photos. Have been notified by property manager that this needs to be done. Quote I have so far is for 3m of guttering and a downpipe. Will obviously need site inspection.

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Install wardrobe door and few other small tasks

Posted 2 months ago

Wardrobe door Back door cat hole remove wood Change wardrobe door handle Change few laminate floor pieces

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Change vanity over

Posted 2 months ago

Change vanity over Install towel rail Install wardrobe door

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Skirtings and shelves

Posted 1 month ago

Skirtings to be done in bathroom and possibly bedrooms Shelving to be put in laundry and kitchen

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Change vanity over #2

Posted 2 months ago

Change vanity over Install towel rail Install wardrobe door

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Dismantling a desk/bed

Posted 6 months ago

Dismantling a desk/bed into 3 component parts so that it can be moved out of my bedroom when I move house. I have the instructions from the Manufacturer The Hidden Bed Company. I need it done before the 14th August.

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Garden work and metal fences installation

Posted 3 months ago

Hi all, I am wanting to get 2 metal fences installed and some garden/lawn work. Thank you

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Painting of exterior

Posted 5 months ago

We need some assistance in painting the soffits, bargeboards, and window frames it is at a height so provide your own mobile platform or I can hire for you. This is time sensitive so needs to be completed next week.

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Front door adjustment

Posted 7 months ago

The Shop front door catches on the floor laminate, which has warped, but also the door itself has moved out of alignment. We need the floor laminate replacing with either a mat or vinyl.

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General carpentry

Posted 9 months ago

Erect a lean to and erect a pergola Erect a screen fence

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Roof - remove existing screws & add new screws

Posted 1 year ago

Remove old excisting screws & add new screws to 3 bed art deco house (flat roof). To be completed ASAP.

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Quote for window frame repairs/ Repaint for Te Awamutu Brass Band Hall #2

Posted 7 months ago

We are currently in the process of arranging some quotes to repair the windows in front of the band room. The windows in question, require some tidying up and some rot patches fixed, along with a coat of paint.

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Settling into a new place

Posted 1 year ago

I am moving into a new place and need to have some minor jobs done . The rods inside the wardrobes need installation to hang clothes. I would also like to have shelves in the wardrobe installed. I need a post box outside infront of the house and an outside line installed to hang clothes at the back of the house

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 187,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

general carpentry

Work carried out by an employee of the company

9th June 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Quote for window frame repairs/ Repaint for Te Awamutu Brass Band Hall #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removing Kitchen Extractor

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

odd jobs


1st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace one or two floorboards

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Handymen in Waipa

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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AWM Limited

Joined January 2018

AWM Ltd is an Asbestos and Methamphetamine removal company which is licensed with WorkSafe to remove both Class A & Class B contaminated material. Asbestos can be found in textured ceilings, cladding, fencing , lino and roofing in both residential and commercial areas. We have our own Supervisors and a Telarc Certified Safety Management System in place. Services Include: * Supply testing f...

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A T Painters ltd

Joined May 2020

Hi, we recently started a business about a year ago after working in the painting trade for about 15 years, we have experience in small and large jobs, interior, exterior, new builds, repaints, commercial and residential. we also pride ourselves on getting the job done within deadlines and meeting budgets, we are a friendly team who cares about the finished product.

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Reds roofing and repairs

Joined July 2020

Have been working in the roofing industry for the last 25 years. Specialize in leak repairs and renovations but can tackle any job, big or small. I take pride in my workmanship, and been on time. I only suggest things that need to be done and advise if there may be an impending issue.

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Turf 2 mowing

Joined February 2020

At present I'm primarily a lawn mowing contractor, but previously owned a waste removal business in Hamilton. I'm based in Hamilton but will travel to out laying towns if required. For any lawn work we have hand mowers up to a tractor with slashing mower or sport field or large lawn finishing mower also a ride on mower. We pride ourselves on providing a competitive quotes and then completing jobs...

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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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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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Jarrod Goile

Joined September 2020

Quality assured workmanship at a very reasonable price. Certified tradies for just about any job. Working with the customer to meet their demands without delay.

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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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A Tradesman

Joined June 2014

Hi Thank you for taking time to read about our qualified and experienced team that have been in the Glazing industry for over 15 + years dealing with all Glass repairs and Glass supply for commercial and residential properties. Please note we are not ordinary glaziers we are specialists in every type of glazing We repair all broken glass in Aluminium frames / Steel frame / wood frame...

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Waikato Precision Concrete Co Ltd

Joined February 2019

We have over 17 years experience laying and finishing concrete. We will prepare (form work if required), place & finish large or smaller Concrete work, whether it be a house slab, Driveways or edging work. Preparation can also include digger and bobcat machinery work as required. We are also available to build Decks, Raised Gardens, or retaining walls. We can travel around the Waikato or Bay...

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Premier Scaffolding Premier Contracting

Joined April 2018

Hi we are a scaffold company who have been operating in the waikato for over 2 years now covering anything from commercial to mobile scaffold We have recently encorparated a sub business called premier contracting I have personally been building for over 6 years now and have covered anything from new builds to minor alterations decks and fences

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Clear Property and Projects

Joined June 2019

Clear Property and Projects is a professional service that takes the stress out of those sometimes worrying tasks. From small around the house ideas all the way through to project management of large scale builds. We have you covered. A trustworthy source to help you out. Get in touch for an obligation free quote.

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White Ryder Creations

Joined June 2019

Professional Cabinet Maker and handyman. Qualified in furniture making. Looking at moving into contracting work. Available to assist on evenings and weekends for smaller jobs. I work full time for a kitchen joinery company. Phone number listed is my wife's who takes my querries.

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Vaneo2020 ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi. I am a qualified composites engineer making fibreglass products for more than 22 years,after giving that up ,I started Renovating houses and have done so for the last 7 years. We have moved back to the Waikato 2 years ago after living in Auckland for 7 years . I have gone solo from my previous employer who is now manufacturing bench tops. which with cabinets I installed for almost 2 ye...

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Maintain to profit

Joined March 2017

We are a renovation and maintenance company, who project manage the work using our teams of sub contractors. We negotiate great rates with our contractors, meaning no extra cost to you for one point of contact and project management

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A1 Building & Maintenance

Joined April 2008

We are a small but versatile ... mber of MASTER BUILDERS and are licenced practitioners. We work in all areas of the building industry including: ALTERATIONS/ADDITIONS-We specialize in this area having been doing it for 28 years. SHOP FIT OUTS-We are proud to have been a part of building bars and restaurants through out Sky City Casino including Zone Bar/Rebo Restaurant and Vue Bar and the la...

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ASAP Contracting Ltd

Joined July 2013

ASAP Contracting is a locally owned and operated building company that provides professional, prompt, affordable and reliable building and trade services across the greater Waikato area. We are a preferred builder for one of the largest insurance companies in New Zealand. Our staff are qualified tradesman that have an eye for detail and the ability to get the job completed to the customers satisfa...

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Mills Contracting Services Ltd

Joined January 2018

We are a family-owned company with 20 years experience, specializing in a wide range of civil works, driveways/concrete/patios and footpaths, excavations, post hole boring, landscaping, land contouring, section clearing, tree/stump removal, fencing and retaining. We are the one-stop-shop and can take full care of all your projects from start to finish with our competitive rates. Truck/Digger hire...

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Gomobi contracting

Joined June 2020

Hi we are a small team of handymen consisting of a gibstopper ..handyman and a painter working across the greater North Island doing odd jobs. We specialize in all Interior Prep & Painting..gibbing. our painter is also available for light handyman jobs. ************************************* We also have an arborist on board for all your tree felling/landscape needs! *************************...

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RB Contracting

Joined May 2018

I am a third year building apprentice who is coming close to being a fully qualified builder. My current qualifications are National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills. I am trained in Fall Arrest Systems, Low Level Scaffolding, Confined Spaces and Gas Testing , Intermediate First Aid, and Electrical Testing. I am also a member of Site Safe. I have a comprehens...

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