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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Recent jobs posted

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

Handyman to hang new doors and curtain tracks

Posted 1 year ago

Hi - we have purchased new internal doors and handles and an external door (no brackets) and need these hung once our carpet is laid. We also need new curtain tracks to be put up through the house

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Fence repairs gate hanging

Posted 1 year ago

Changes to front fence. Pulling down old raised garden. Building smallish?! pergola

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Painting exterior walls and windows, window repairs and pre-paint preparations

Posted 1 year ago

Painting exterior walls and windows, window repairs and pre-paint preparations. A centrally located iconic building in Whanganui. Looking for a reliable and hard working people to help with the preparations and painting works. A fantastic way to make your contribution to the rejuvenation efforts on the glorious town center. Hourly pay with rates depending on skill level and previous experience. Start date 9 March until 20 March. Full time commitment for the right person. Looking o...

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12 Properties needing regular maintenance

Posted 1 year ago

Looking for assistance re odd jobs for 12 properties all over Whanganui. Jobs include fixing holes in walls, reinstalling doors, anything and everything.

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Property Security Upgrades #12

Posted 10 months ago

Women's Refuge is looking for handymen, builders or electricians for jobs to strengthen our client's properties. Work includes: replacing glass doors with solid, installing solar lights and window safety stays, changing locks. Police vetting required.

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Drilling Holes

Posted 2 years ago

Hi, We need a handyman for 2nd May at 9 am in Cafe Anatolia Wanganui (159 Victoria Ave, Whanganui, 4500) The job will be- Drilling holes to screw in wall mounts. Will need to drill through tiles. This job will require a power drill machine. - Diameter is 8mm - Make the holes and screw brackets - Need a Cobalt drill to make the holes onto the stainless salad bar

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New Kitchen, curtains and general handymen tasks

Posted 11 months ago

We have a rental property that needs a basic kitchen, curtains installed, a small amount a gib/ plastering/ paint in one room and some other small tasks. This work needs to be completed ASAP so the property can be rented.

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Property maintenance

Posted 1 year ago

Wsterblasting. House and fence Nd painting fence

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Handyman for general maintenance at 11 properties

Posted 2 years ago

We are looking for a 'handyman' to carry out general tasks at 11 properties we rent. Jobs will include fixing up damage to properties, hanging up curtains, measuring, fitting goods etc.

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0464 M S&P

Posted 5 months ago

Ceiling tile damaged after insulation installed. I just need somebody to go and replace or repair please.

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JJ 49396

Posted 5 months ago

Ceiling tile popped out after insulation installed. I just need somebody to go and fasten it up again.

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One Off Labouring Help - Remove Cast Iron Bath

Posted 1 year ago

2 labourers needed to help remove bath from a property in Maxwell. Bath is cast iron and very heavy. Two builders there to assist. Bath is ready to go so job should only take 5 to 10 minutes. $40 per person paid by direct bank transfer. Needed today (Friday 8 November) before 4pm or Monday.

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Cat door for ranch slider

Posted 1 year ago

I’ve just moved to a new home, would like a car door installed into a glass ranch slider and some doors “shaved” off the top to fit doorframes properly. I’m looking for someone local who is a bit of a jack of all trades who I can call on in the future as I slowly renovate the house.

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Roof and gutter cleaning

Posted 6 months ago

Three bedroom home in need of roof cleaned and gutters to be cleaned. Preparing home for sale.

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Install cat flap into wooden door

Posted 1 week ago

I want a cat flap installed in a wooden door

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Paint & reline internal wall

Posted 1 year ago

I have a building that need significant work done in Glasgow st

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49396 JJ #2

Posted 5 months ago

Ceiling tile popped out after insulation installed. I just need somebody to go and fasten it up again.

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Fence repair and renovation

Posted 11 months ago

I have a 50m long fence (with horizontal boards and spaced posts) needing restoring to a description

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Odd Jobs

Posted 2 months ago

As soon as possible 1-Wall TV to be moved from one wall to another 2-Hang a Light Bulb in a room 3-Remove a wall corner Shelf Thank you.

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49396 JJ

Posted 5 months ago

Ceiling tile popped out after insulation installed. I just need somebody to go and fasten it up again.

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Find Handymen in Wanganui

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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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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Straightline Building

Joined July 2020

Trade qualified carpenter. 15 yrs experience building or renovating houses. Good connections with other tradies i.e sparky, plumber, painter Proven business operator. Good listener and particular in my workmanship, "finishes the job" attitude. Good rates.

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DKNZ Building & Construction

Joined August 2009

I am a licenced builder who has been in the building industry for 20 plus years. My skills and abilities are not just limited to new houses and renovation's. We carry out all aspects including, plastering, painting, tiling. I have worked on a wide variety of project's through-out New Zealand and Australia both big and small, ordinary and odd.I provide the total building experience which takes...

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Kapowai Works

Joined September 2020

Hi- I'm a carpenter and cabinetmaker with 25+ years in the woodworking and related trades over in the USA. My primary expertise is in higher-end cabinetry and related renovations. I worked a decade on superyachts (over 30m long) so have an eye for detail and skills to match. Have also done some out-of-the-norm work in related fields: shop-fitting for themed interiors, set-building for thea...

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Handyman Projects

Joined July 2019

All non licenced building plumbing electrical painting and decorating renovations plastering gib fixing stopping. 40 + years now semi retired non LBP.

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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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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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JAMAP Property Maintenance Limited

Joined September 2017

Hi, we specialise in general handyman, property maintenance tasks and general plumbing advice. We also offer a bathroom design service. We are professional and work hard to meet customer deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. Give us a try - you won't be disappointed.

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palmer construction

Joined June 2016

Palmer construction is a well established building business with a passion for house renovation and all general building and property maintenance including painting.

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Callaghan Construction

Joined January 2018

We strive to maintain integrity, fairness and honesty in our relationships with all our customers, suppliers, subcontractors and associates. ​There are a lot of companies out there that do what we do. They share the same what and how. But our clients work with us for our why and our who. We're minds and makers with business sense and creative chop.

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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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C&L Builders

Joined August 2017

Our company complete residential and light commercial projects. We work hard to meet deadlines and satisfy out customers. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes.

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Gutterman&cleaning services

Joined June 2014

30 years experience on roofs.I now specialize in gutter cleaning repairing and installing,Also i can do house,roof washing,painting and moss,mould spraying.All work fully ... EE quotes,FAST service

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lionels property services

Joined April 2013

lionels property services , fencing new &repair, retaining walls, painting, water blasting, yard clearing, rental cleanups, chainsaw work, and much more etc

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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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Mondo's Services

Joined November 2019

Hi, Mondo's Services was established in 2007 and we now deliver solutions for home owners, businesses and educational providers. These are trade based handy person type of works. We can also help with all manner of projects from conception to completion or pieces of work that need finishing. Our trades network covers all aspects of construction. Our trades and professionals network covers ins...

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CallaCuzzy

Joined March 2021

We have been renovating and improving existing houses for many years. We specialise in decks, weatherboard cladding, painting - interior & exterior, iron roofing, retaining walls, kitchens, getting rentals up to required tenancy standards.

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Fresh Building Solutions

Joined April 2017

Hi there, I've worked for a well established and locally renowned building company for over 10 years, which has a great reputation for specialising in new homes, renovations, decks, fencing and any other residential building needs. I've also had stints overseas, and worked in Australia and the UK for 5-6 years, working in the commercial building industry, and also have experience in shop fittin...

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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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Express Property Maintenance Whakarongo Ltd

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're relatively new to the New Zealand market but have been operating in Australia since 2011. Specialising in Deck, Fence and retaining wall construction we also provide all aspects of property maintenance services from repairing holes in walls to fixing your guttering or mowing your lawn, we are your first choice in property maintenance whether private or commercial.

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