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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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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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5 Steps to Transform Your Landscaping Dreams into a Backyard Reality

Posted 25/02/20

We’ve mapped out five actionable steps to transform your landscaping dreams to life and add value to your property.

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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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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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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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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

Read about how a tradie helped a homeowner with her bathroom renovation, turning an outdated relic into modern, clean and functional.

Bench Seating Took This Small Dining Room From Awkward To Cosy

Got an awkward space that can't be solved with furniture? Enter: bench seating. Find out design tips, budget and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

Why This Fence Gave One Christchurch Homeowner Peace of Mind

A homeowner shares how a fencing solution enhanced their safety and allowed peace of mind whenever they’re in the backyard.

Living the Dream: Geoff Converted This '86 School Bus Into a Home-on-Wheels

While waiting for the tours to resume from border closures, Geoff prepares for a trip of a lifetime aboard his home-on-wheels.

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

Recent jobs posted

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

Several Jobs

Posted 5 months ago

Replace old glass with safety. Repair or replace old broken windows. Fencing. Heat transfer system installation. Gas installation. Fireplace repair work, plumbing. Most work not required to be certified.will get certifiers in for anything required. Immediate start.

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Shower door

Posted 1 month ago

Shower door has dropped on frameless shower,would like fixed this coming week please.

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Privacy Screen Install

Posted 7 months ago

Install privacy screen on balcony for townhouse. Is a 2.4 x 1.2 plastic screen with metal frame from Bunnings. No fixings supplied. Balcony floor is tile, exterior is concrete. Looking for job to be completed by Friday 5th Feb.

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Inspection of House for any repairs

Posted 7 months ago

Need someone to have a look at a property for any obvious repairs in preparation for purchase. No formal report needed. Just a general look over. One area of concern (possible wet floor in laundry). Needs to be done ASAP before the 5th of Feb

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Botannix Cafe

Posted 4 months ago

Extend lean-to roof. Change pitch if need be. In back walk way of cafe. To fence line

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Reconfiguring a small wardrobe & a small cupboard into one larger wardrobe

Posted 5 months ago

We have a single wardrobe in Bedroom 1 and a small cupboard in our hall. We would like them both to be combined into a larger bedroom wardrobe. Job to create gibbed and stopped alcove only with framing ready for sliding doors. Also to make good the hall wall. We will sort the tracks/doors and painting. Plans & photos attached.

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Wall cover

Posted 7 months ago

A few spots in wall needing to be covered and painted over. ASAP Paint is supplied.

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Sleepout refresh #2

Posted 9 months ago

Painting all walls and kitchen cupboards Lifting Lino in bathroom Lifting carpet in the main area Prepare and paint concrete floors where the lino and carpet was lifted Install toilet and system Install basin

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Moving two large sofas

Posted 3 months ago

Quick hundy for someone. Need two strong persons to pop two large sofas into a container along with two other items . Tomorrow is good ?

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Urgent room partitioning

Posted 6 months ago

Ideally yo be done on Tuesday. One room partitioned by installing a door The other partitioned by a small wall. Job is in Waipu.

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Redo wall damage and waterproof

Posted 3 months ago

repair walls and waterproof as needed at 5 Highfield way Maunu

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Light fittings, heaters and faucets

Posted 2 months ago

We have the following jobs that will need doing at the end of next week. ~ hang two wall heaters ~ hang two heated towel rails (plus fitting to socket) ~ Kitchen faucet fitting ~ 5 light fittings We also have 3 spot lights over the kitchen island were we would like to install drop lighting. Happy to pay for a full day of someone's time to come and do all the jobs.

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Lift carpet and re-fix flooring

Posted 6 months ago

re-fix flooring (using screws), which is creaky throughout 4 brm house. Some sanding may be required. Furniture must first be moved. Job needs to tie in with carpet layer's timetable (about 4 weeks time). Old carpet to be disposed of.

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Carpentry repair

Posted 9 months ago

Two kitchen drawer fronts replaced, one small cupboard door needs hinges and screws, one blind needs reattaching.

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Replace one scriber to small window

Posted 5 months ago

There are two batteny things Scrives ? that are soft and need replacing on thr small bathroom window. South side of house. The builder who was here for house sale reports they probably have not been treated . Will post photo tomorrow:) House is an A1 home that is ten years old

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Bit of everything fixing our place

Posted 7 months ago

We are looking for someone who can gib stop, bit of plastering, bit of paint, carpentry work. We are fixing up our house and doing some ourselves and would love someone who is just a bit of a handyman and can replace kitchen benches and stuff in time. Will be ongoing work.

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Run 20m network cable through ceiling

Posted 8 months ago

Need a 20 metre network cable to be run through an office ceiling - access to ceiling through trapdoor.

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House repairs paint and plumbing

Posted 1 month ago

Need someone to fix one room, paint whole house from inside. And some plumbing work.

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Espalier

Posted 6 months ago

Needing a gubba espalier system installed please. I don't own a drill

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Sleepout refresh #3

Posted 8 months ago

Painting all walls and kitchen cupboards Lifting Lino in bathroom Lifting carpet in the main area Prepare and paint concrete floors where the lino and carpet was lifted Install toilet and system Install basin

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Recent handymen reviews

With over 203,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Carpentry? Joinery?

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24th August 2020

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 3
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 5
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 4

Remove Rotary Clothesline


26th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cat flap

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace silicon seal around kitchen bench

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace soft board on ceiling with gib

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

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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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Wheelie Klean NZ ltd

Joined May 2016

Professional jet wash cleaning. Whether it be wheelie bins, driveways, houses, or commercial businesses we can clean it! We also do chewing gum removal from all surfaces as well as gutter cleaning, section clearing, lawn mowing and any other odd job that you may require around your home or business. We now specialize on installing the all New Gutter Foam that keeps your gutters clean and clear....

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Dyna Construction

Joined December 2010

Hi, I've been in the earthmoving/landscaping industry for over 36 years. My work ranges from retainer walls, concrete work, fencing, asphalt work, roading, swimming pools, tree removal, house and industrial footings, rock gardens, topsoil etc. I pride myself in giving people quality service and advice with top value for money with no hiden costs, plus all quotes by the people I deal with for you I...

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Allens Group Ltd

Joined April 2017

Allens Group is a Whangarei-based company that offers a range of professional services for maintenance of residential and commercial properties. Allens Group specialises in roof restorations, moss and mould treatments, high-pressure cleaning, gutter cleans and interior and exterior painting – almost anything that is required around your home or business. Allens Group is dedicated to providing c...

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Southern star building and maintenance Ltd

Joined May 2018

We are a small but growing business who take on all general maintenance and carpentry work in and around your property. All jobs undertaken from small to large. Workmanship and quality guaranteed. We offer competitive quotes and meeting of deadlines.

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Anthony Rawlinson construction limited

Joined February 2019

I have over 24 years as a carpenter working in both the commercial buildings and residential in the uk and new New Zealand I work to a high standard and have great at problem solving

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Hawke Property Developments Ltd

Joined February 2009

We provide qualified building and maintenance work in Kerikeri and surrounding areas, specialising in alterations, additions, renovations for private home owners, landlords, and commercial interests. We also provide customised building tasks, along with maintenance and repairs. If you are looking to renovate to sell and market your home, or to enhance your lifestyle, or get repairs done, c...

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JC BUILD

Joined May 2020

Qualified builder, new builds, renovations small or large. Decks, retaining walls, pergolas, carports. For all your carpentry needs, I take pride in my workmanship and taking care of my clients needs. Always happy to hear what you need done. For a free quote get in touch. Cheers

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Northscape

Joined March 2017

Northscape, a premier team that provides a comprehensive suite of premium landscape solutions to 'create your ultimate outdoor environment' Northscape scope of activities are in the Far North, Bay of Islands, Whangarei, Regions and the services we offer to you are: - Landscape Design - Sourcing Plants & Landscape Materials - Planting, Bark or Mulching of Gardens - Lawn Installation (...

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Hi Spec Installation and Maintenance Limited

Joined May 2019

Hi there valued customer, Over the years I have been installing a wide variety of timber floors in many applications. These range from huge sports floors to the domestic household areas, including industrial and residential. Experienced in solid, engineered, laminate and the new stone/vinyl planks my knowledge and craftsmanship on floors is second to none. My son is a fully qualified engineer...

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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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Tyler Niland Landscapes Limited

Joined December 2020

Hello, We have been in the construction Industry for over 50 years primarily in residential construction now focused on landscape projects and Tiling. We are creative, experienced and offer a broad network of quality sub contractors. The company constructs, Patios, Walkways, Fences, Driveways, Decks, Walls, interior and exterior tiling , kitchen and Bathroom renovation. The images provided are a...

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CMA Electrical

Joined August 2019

Family ran local electrical business with over 20 years experience in the trade carrying out a variety of work from basic maintenance to new builds and solar installations. We believe in offering all our customers great value for money.

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NJB CONSTRUCT LTD

Joined November 2016

We are a building contractor that specialise in - Interior Fit Out Office Refurbishments Residential Renovations & Repairs Timber & laminate Flooring Bathroom Reno’s Decking We are by no means your cheapest contractor out there but you can be guaranteed quality workmanship along with constant communication throughout your job leaving you with a clean, tidy and reliable job finish....

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Five Star Contractors Ltd

Joined August 2015

Five Star Contractors Ltd are a registered NZ building company with qualified, licensed and insured tradesmen. Specializing in all aspects of residential building services from Re-Clads, New Builds, Extensions, Renovations, Alterations, Demolition, Decks, Fences, Landscaping, Concrete, Earthworks, Transport, Backyard Clean Ups, Maintenance and Organising All Other Trades. We can provide free quote...

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Belac Builders Ltd

Joined February 2021

Hi, I've been building for 8 years doing quality residential and light commercial renovations, Additions, Pergolas ,Decks and Fences, I pride myself in punctuality and finishing work the way I would want it in my own home -Bcito qualified -Licensed building practitioner Instagram : Belacbuilders_ltd Facebook : Belac builders LTD

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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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Pavilion Electrical

Joined June 2018

Pavilion Electrical is local Glenfield electrical business that prides itself on providing exceptional customer service. We understand the importance of time and we can guarantee your job will be done efficiently. We aim to surpass customers expectations as we understand the importance of customer satisfaction and relationship building. Our services include: Rewires Switchboard upgrades A...

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box13 ltd

Joined October 2016

hi , we have been renovating properties for 20 years , from fitting new bathrooms & kitchens , plastering , painting , paper hanging , artistic decorating , tiling to landscaping & landscape construction including decks & patios ,verandas , gazebos & pergolas & custom made outdoor kitchens

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Jordan Building Services Ltd

Joined June 2020

We are a new company offering a professional building experience with more than 25 years experience and a licensed builder in charge,your project will be in good hands. We specialise in smaller renovations ad additions, where quality workmanship is paramount. Please check out our Facebook page Jordan Building Services to see what we do( updated regularly).

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Those Guys Pro Services

Joined September 2020

We are very professional, meet deadlines for project completion and definitely work hard. We take pride in our competitive pricing and quotes, and always stick to the budget. We offer competitive pricing and deliver a high standard of work on every job. Your more than welcome to view our facebook and instagram pages for more work and projects completed. Services include: Tiling Splashba...

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