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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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Locksmiths - What Does a Locksmith Do?

Posted 05/11/10

Locksmiths specialise in locks of all kinds including, houses, safes and cars. We take a look at what they actually do... Locksmiths are familiar with metal locking systems, as well as electronic security systems and card-activated systems. Hire a Locksmith to install, repair, and adjust

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Tips to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Posted 17/12/13

Keeping your home cool during the sweltering summer months can be challenging. We've put together a list of simple, low cost things you can do to keep temperatures down... With rising temperatures, it's great to head to the pool or the beach to cool down. But when you're at home, keeping co

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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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Locksmiths - What Does a Locksmith Do?

Posted 05/11/10

Locksmiths specialise in locks of all kinds including, houses, safes and cars. We take a look at what they actually do... Locksmiths are familiar with metal locking systems, as well as electronic security systems and card-activated systems. Hire a Locksmith to install, repair, and adjust

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Tips to Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

Posted 17/12/13

Keeping your home cool during the sweltering summer months can be challenging. We've put together a list of simple, low cost things you can do to keep temperatures down... With rising temperatures, it's great to head to the pool or the beach to cool down. But when you're at home, keeping co

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

Locked door from inside

Posted 2 months ago

Hello I have a locked from inside door. Need it opened and replaced with a new lock. I can’t pay much so have to find the cheapest option.

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Front door latch repair

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, my front door isn't staying closed and it is very hard to unlock and lock with the key. Need this fixed asap. Regards Cathy

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Additional security

Posted 2 months ago

Installation of a deadlock, sometime in May.

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Lock installation

Posted 2 months ago

Description of work required is included in picture. Please see picture attached.

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Installation of smart lock

Posted 3 months ago

I'd love a smartlock installed on my front door - ideally a fingerprint one like the one attached. Current door has an old door knob and a deadbolt. Ideally the smartlock would replace both the current mechanisms.

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Nissan Note spare smart key

Posted 2 days ago

I am looking for a spare smart key for my 2013 Nissan Note. The key will have to be reprogrammed for my car. thanks

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Job has been done now thanks but I don't know how to remove it from here

Posted 2 months ago

I have a padlock on my postbox in an apartment in colombo st. It is jammed and I can't get it off. Need it off today preferably. It is a small Kathmandu travel padlock

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Lock replacement and repairs, window stays and latches

Posted 1 month ago

Various repair and replacement of locks 1) Replace lock barrel 2) Ranch slider locks loose / misaligned x2 3) Window latches loose x2 4) Window stays to be installed x4 5) Window arm detached and bracket missing 6) Door lock sticking Would like to get these repaired / replaced in the next week. ie by 17th June.

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Install lockly secure plus latch unit

Posted 3 months ago

Remove front door lock and install new system

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Garage door lock

Posted 3 months ago

I want to have a lock installed on the internal door between my garage and house. Please advise 2 prices. One for labour only and another price to supply the lock and 2 keys as well.

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Smart door lock installed

Posted 2 months ago

I need someone help me to install the electric lock model :LOCKLY secure Lux on my metal front door.

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Aluminium door lock

Posted 2 months ago

The key still works but won't latch on - either needs replacement or repair please Anytime

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Door handle broken

Posted 1 month ago

It is a door to the sleep out next to my garage. When in the room the handle won't work to open the door. The door can be opened and locked from the out side. It is an older type lock.

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Installation of LOCKLY Secure Plus Deadbolt

Posted 1 month ago

Installation of the LOCKLY Secure Plus Deadbolt Edition into wooden door. Photos below to show the lock and the current lock on the door. Box contains all instructions and their are videos found online but installation is out of my depth. Unsure if the current door would fit this lock or another hole would need to be created. Lock would be installed on Friday 2nd July late afternoon but flexible.

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Replace broken front door handle

Posted 1 month ago

Front door handle not opening/not working. Likely needs whole handle/mechanism replaced.

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3 locks to fit (2x internal, 1x front door)

Posted 4 days ago

I need 2x internal door locks fitted (I don't have locks but can purchase if I know what to get), and on main front door lock/deadbolt. There's currently an old style deadbolt on the front door I think, so maybe that needs replacing. Tenanted property but can't be checked for a quote. It's on Hereford Street, Linwood.

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Door repairs

Posted 1 month ago

3 locks/doors need repairs possible replacement of existing locks.

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Key Spinning in Lock

Posted 2 months ago

I have a lock on the front door of my home which the key has started to spin intermittently. When this happens, the door lock will not unlock.

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Lock fitted

Posted 2 months ago

We have bought a new lock for our front door but having difficulty fitting it. We just need someone to fit the new lock on the door.

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Man hole

Posted 2 months ago

Build manhole and check under building for Earthquake damage to piles and foundations

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Recent locksmith reviews

With over 200,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Door handle repair & possible door replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd September 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New handles/locks fitted to 2x sets of French doors and 1x single door


15th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Aluminium door lock


17th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of LOCKLY Secure Plus Deadbolt

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New lock to be supplied and fitted

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 seized doorknobs #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Rise Residential Limited

Joined May 2010

Rise Residential Ltd - high-quality builders in Christchurch. We are an owner-operated based company that specializes in all forms of residential construction including renovations, new builds, and property maintenance. Ben, the director, is a Licensed Building Practitioner. This guarantees his building skills and knowledge of the NZ building code are current, comprehensive and up-to-date. Rise...

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Tonkin Electrical

Joined September 2010

52 years old . Registered Electrician. Coordinator Guardian Angels ChCh . Voulnteer Community patrol . Married to Michelle . All types of work undertaken

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Topnotchcarpentry

Joined January 2021

Hi, I'm a qualified builder/carpenter with 15 years experience in all aspect of construction. I pride myself on my keen eye for detail, quality finishing, affordable, on time on budget solutions. Happy to look at any job and offer free advice and quote.

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Bill Schoffelmeer Joinery

Joined September 2010

We have been making double glazed timber joinery since 1994 for a wide range of building types and designs.We can make and install windows for older style NZ homes for homeowners looking to upgrade to double glazing,such as bungalows and villas,and are able also to fit the joinery on site,pre painted.It is generally feasable to fit new sashes to the existing frames in these instances.We are able t...

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Seven Hawks Limited

Joined September 2016

We provide quality and affordable building, renovations and handyman services to our valued customers. Our goal is to make our customers happy. We do this by providing quick response to your inquiries, coming to you at your time of convenience (7 days a week) and providing top quality services. We have current LBP registration, so you can be assured that all the building and revocations work will...

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Hamish Ward Construction

Joined June 2019

Hamish Ward Construction is a small, owner operator business. My career began through earthquake repairs, then into house building, renovations and shopfitting, then into a long career in commercial construction, managing projects up to $10million. I hold multiple professional qualifications and belong to many industry bodies including the New Zealand Institute of Building and the Master Builders...

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George Mallory Builders Limited

Joined February 2007

Hi - We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 10 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury. While we specialise in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time - check out the photos below. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines...

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Rhett Petrie

Joined February 2015

We are a small interiors firm specialising in suspended and concealed ceiling systems, steel stud partitioning and bulk heads, architectural designed feature ceilings, gib board installation, thermal and acoustic insulation, interior plaster and most aspects of commercial and residential interior systems. We have operated in New Zealand since 2010 having previously conducted business in Austral...

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Dunning Time Electrical

Joined September 2017

Hi I have been an electrician for 20 yrs I have been running my own business for just over a year now. we do all types of electrical work from big to small, and specialise in domestic repairs and installations we take pride in our work all electricians on our jobs are EWRB registered and have site safe. we strive to keep the quality up and cost down.

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Woodhouse Electrical

Joined June 2009

A two man team with over 700 jobs completed through Builderscrack over 10 years with the new top 100 or the old 5 star tradie certification every year. Note also licensed security technician. Trademe services also has more reviews available. Please note our minimum charge is 1 hr @ $75+gst for charge up work + admin Coc charge $25+gst however we charge no call out fees during regular business...

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Oliver Aylmer

Joined April 2021

Hi my name is Ollie, I have over 20 years experience in domestic and commercial building trades. I’m a qualified joiner and competent finishing carpenter. I am happy to look at most projects no matter how small. I am currently a sole trader though have experience in small project management. I am honest, friendly and reliable with good communication skills and a high standard of professionalism...

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Fix It Fox Handyman Services

Joined December 2020

No Job Too Small. Hands on Engineer. I have built a broad spectrum of residential and engineering items. I have a full suite of skills - fabrication, building, roofing, plumbing, drainage, electrical etc ie classical handyman who does well in all trades. Good tool base. Multiple trailers. Can cart 9m lengths. Engineers built the world.

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Christchurch Lock & Key Ltd

Joined February 2019

A 3rd generation Locksmith business that has been helping Christchurch people with key problems for over 63 years. Qualified Members of the Master Locksmiths Association. We specialize in in both Domestic and Automotive key and lock solutions.

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project management services

Joined April 2012

project management and handyman, gardener. if you have a job i will do it or organise and supervise one of my trusted subbies to complete the job. reasonable charges,friendly service I hold a current certificate of approval from the private security licensing authority as a security consultant .alarms,cameras,card access etc

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ATL Electrical LTD

Joined July 2016

ATL started out in 2007 as Automated Technologies. With two electricians and a passion for automation, a company was born! The two quickly found themselves in high demand and expanding. Since then, ATL has found it's electrical division skyrocket, with heat pumps and security divisions being founded alongside. These days you'll find 30 multi disciplined staff working on residential, commerc...

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Interior Illusions ltd

Joined June 2021

My latest projects are the construction of wooden houses. We also deal with house renovation projects. We are suppliers of wooden house kits from Europe, as well as European wooden and plastic windows, internal and external doors. We have a very wide range of services and we are happy to help everyone.

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ecocrete

Joined September 2010

Hi we are a small business with a huge personal touch so no jobs to BIG or to small. Combined we have 10plus yrs experience in exposed agragate, bench tops, driveways, recovers, anything involved with construction

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McLaren Excavating Limited

Joined March 2009

With the skills and expertise of 6 times Canterbury excavator operator of the year Dwayne McLaren, we have the options, advice and skill to give your driveway that WOW factor.

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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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NZPROJECTZ

Joined September 2010

NZPROJECTZ is all about exceeding client expectation. Taking the hassle out of the process. We have 20 years experience in the construction industry, with backgrounds in Carpentry, Project Management, Earthquake Damage Assessment, Consents and licensing. Our system is simple and we have an open book policy, which keeps it fair for everyone involved. We pride ourselves on providing our clients...

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