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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government r

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Painters and Decorators - What They Do and How to Find a Good One

Posted 28/06/18

Hiring a quality painter can feel like a daunting task, especially when it comes to a big project. But it needn't be.... There's a key step right at the beginning that can almost guarantee finding the perfect painter/decorator for your job, and that's carrying out detailed research on an

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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Decorating a Child's Bedroom? Here's Some Great Tips!

Posted 28/03/17

Decorating your child's bedroom can be an enjoyable, yet challenging task. We share some tips on how to get the best out of decorating this room... Remember to consider your child’s special interests and personality when planning the bedroom decor. Attention to detail helps make the bedro

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Homeowners Guide to Summer Proofing Your Deck

Posted 23/02/17

Our skin isn't the only thing that needs to protecting from the harsh New Zealand sun, our decking needs to 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

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Mid to Upper Range Bathroom Renovation Costs & Ideas

Posted 24/09/14

Bathroom renovation series - The mid-range bathroom renovation. Part three in a four-part series of articles that looks at bathroom renovations and what to expect at different budgets and what you need to help you plan your bathroom renovation. Mid-range bathroom renovation costs ($12,000 t

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Bathroom Renovation Cost & Getting Started

Posted 10/09/14

If you’re thinking about undertaking a bathroom renovation, then you’ll no doubt be considering what you want to achieve by doing so.  Whether it’s updating the look, increasing resale value or adding functionality, amenities and storage, the scope of your bathroom renovation project will depend

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Deluxe Bathroom Renovation Costs - What You'll Get for $30,000+

Posted 01/10/14

Bathroom renovation series - The deluxe bathroom renovation. One in a series of articles that looks at bathroom renovations and what to expect at different budgets. The deluxe bathroom renovation $30,000 to $100,000+ The deluxe bathroom renovation may also be known as a full gut job. There

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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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Budget Bathroom Renovation Costs - What You Can Expect

Posted 17/09/14

Bathroom renovation series - The Budget bathroom renovation. Part two in a four-part series of articles that looks at bathroom renovations and what to expect at different budgets, and tips to help plan your bathroom renovation. The basic budget bathroom renovation (from $3000-$12000)

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Garage Door Colour Update Challenge Solved By Our Tradies

A simple colour update for her garage doors was all that one homeowner wanted. But it proved a little easier said than done until a “can do” tradie was found... The Job Paulette wanted to update the colour of her metal garage doors from what she called a “bland new denim blue” to a more striking ebony black. The Challenge Paulette contacted the garage door company to find out if, and how, the colour could be changed. They came back with two options; replacing the doors entirely at great expense; or powder coating at a cost not much less than new doors, and required them being taken away for two to three weeks. The Solution Not satisfied with these options, Paulette turned to builderscrack.co.nz to see if there were any other options. She already trusted the platform, having used it in the past to find some great tradies. For Paulette, the “ease of use is the best thing”, going on to say that “once you’ve used it the first time, it’s easy to go back and use again” and

Women in Trade - S & B Painters and Decorators, Cambridge

We speak with some of our Builderscrack tradeswomen to find out their stories of working in the trades. First up is Sam Cotton, owner of S & B Painters and Decorators, based in Cambridge... Sam learnt her skills early in life, "my father was a painter and taught me most of the skills I have - working with tools, painting and building". She credits her forward-thinking parents for giving her the unwavering belief she can do anything. While studying at university for her Physical Education degree, Sam took on building and painting jobs to support herself. She continued her trade work in between her sporting work over the following years. Eventually starting up and running her own company, aptly named "Jill of All Trades". She ran this up until she became pregnant with her son. After some time off to be a mum, Sam got back to it, starting up a new business - this time focused solely on painting and decorating. Most recently, she moved to Cambridge for her son to purs

Garage Door Colour Update Challenge Solved By Our Tradies

A simple colour update for her garage doors was all that one homeowner wanted. But it proved a little easier said than done until a “can do” tradie was found... The Job Paulette wanted to update the colour of her metal garage doors from what she called a “bland new denim blue” to a more striking ebony black. The Challenge Paulette contacted the garage door company to find out if, and how, the colour could be changed. They came back with two options; replacing the doors entirely at great expense; or powder coating at a cost not much less than new doors, and required them being taken away for two to three weeks. The Solution Not satisfied with these options, Paulette turned to builderscrack.co.nz to see if there were any other options. She already trusted the platform, having used it in the past to find some great tradies. For Paulette, the “ease of use is the best thing”, going on to say that “once you’ve used it the first time, it’s easy to go back and use again” and

Women in Trade - S & B Painters and Decorators, Cambridge

We speak with some of our Builderscrack tradeswomen to find out their stories of working in the trades. First up is Sam Cotton, owner of S & B Painters and Decorators, based in Cambridge... Sam learnt her skills early in life, "my father was a painter and taught me most of the skills I have - working with tools, painting and building". She credits her forward-thinking parents for giving her the unwavering belief she can do anything. While studying at university for her Physical Education degree, Sam took on building and painting jobs to support herself. She continued her trade work in between her sporting work over the following years. Eventually starting up and running her own company, aptly named "Jill of All Trades". She ran this up until she became pregnant with her son. After some time off to be a mum, Sam got back to it, starting up a new business - this time focused solely on painting and decorating. Most recently, she moved to Cambridge for her son to purs

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25 Hazel St, Caversham, exterior building pain

Posted 1 week ago

Dear Team We are keen on a quote for an exterior paint on a property at 25 Hazel Avenue, Caversham. The property comprises 4 flats, and is a 2 storey building, with an asbestos roof. The roof is to be left as is. 1 - We would like a quote on a paint of 2 facades of the building, plus garage doors, this year, and for the work to continue next year - we thought this would spread the cost of the work maybe? 2 - We would like a quote on a paint of all the facades. Could one of your tea...

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Roof Painting - A Frame House

Posted 1 month ago

A frame house (step pitch) needs new paint job. Not sure of m2. Sooner the better for job to be done.

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Paint kitchen/dining room

Posted 3 days ago

Paint open plan kitchen / dining area - ceiling and walls

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Exterior Painting of 112 Manapouri Street

Posted 4 weeks ago

Preparation and painting of exterior of roughcast house

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Single story repaint fascias

Posted 3 months ago

Looking for someone to repaint all fascia boards on a small/medium 110 sqm, single story house, easy access to all areas. Have just replaced the roof and spouting so would love a quick turnaround while we still have the tiger tails up. Please also supply paint, likely just stick with white.

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Flat refresh

Posted 3 months ago

Interior repaint of 2 bedroom unit: 3 rooms

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Paint (white) - 2 small bedrooms

Posted 1 month ago

Paint (white) - 2 small bedrooms

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Front Porch Needs to be painted

Posted 3 months ago

Front porch and door needs to be sanded, prepped for painting. 2 x under coat and 2 x final coat required. All is white semi gloss.

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Renovating

Posted 1 week ago

I have a 1960s brick house approx 100sm needing 6 spaces skim coated and wallpaper hung, ideally completed by end of October

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Hall and bathroom painting

Posted 2 months ago

Painting required for newly lined bathroom and hallway in a few weeks Bathroom is ... Hallway approx ... Coming later will be living room/kitchen and a bedroom. We have the gib primer and paint.

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Roof Painting

Posted 3 months ago

Preparation of roof and paint over blue roof and make red. Will need some scaffolding.

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Top of House Painting (Eaves and spouting)

Posted 4 weeks ago

I would like a tradesman to paint my upper Brick home. Incl eaves and spouting and most wooden areas. You will need your own scaffolding as some areas are high. Undercoat and top coat. There is also a little bit of brick work with cracks that needs some cement.

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FENCE PAINTING

Posted 3 days ago

Looking for someone to paint my brand new fence. I have chosen my colours.

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Exterior house paint and weather board repair

Posted 2 months ago

Weather board repair for the exterior house (extensive on back of house) and house painting for full exterior single storey with a 3m internal stud

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Window Frames - Restained

Posted 4 weeks ago

Some timber window frames have moisture damage from prolonged condensation drips and also sun damage. I need a quote to sand back and revarnish to match the existing. Windows are in: 1. Kitchen 2. Dining 3. Master bedroom

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Wall paper removal from gib

Posted 2 months ago

2 rooms three walls each remove old wallpaper- cheers

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Liz hallway

Posted 2 months ago

Painting walls (over anagplo paper), painting ceiling & painting door and skirting which is stain at present. Like it to done as soon as possible.

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2 BRM Unit Paint Project

Posted 3 months ago

Hi, I am after a quote to get a 2 BRM Unit Painted. Gaps need to be filled All Walls need to be painted - they will be sanded, Window Sills needs to be sanded, Exterior porch needs to be sanded and painted, All Doors and skirting needs to be sanded and painted Look forward to hearing from you. Regards Sanjay

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Exterior House and garage paint

Posted 1 week ago

Complete exterior cleaning and painting of brick house and block garage. House is built on a hill and back part is two-storeys. Has been partially painted before and needs redoing and completing. Built on a hill, so will need scaffolding for back of house. We will be getting scaffolding suitable for painters and roofers. Work needs to take place close together.

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Painting fence and front door

Posted 2 months ago

Looking for someone to paint my front fence and front door I will supply the paint

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Paint roof

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th June 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Hallway / bedroom

Work carried out by an employee of the company

15th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Pimp my deck!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Front Porch Needs to be painted

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd June 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Easy Paint Job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th September 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
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 5

Exterior painting. Full house and roof

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 4
Communication
 5

Outside back wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd May 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Bathroom ceiling NEV

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Ceiling repaint.

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

WINDOWS

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

Villa touch up painter needed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th May 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Stain timber deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paint (white) - 2 small bedrooms

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Single story repaint fascias

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paint Upstairs Bedrooms & Hall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Painting Opoho

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2019

Workmanship
 4
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 5
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 5
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 5

Flat refresh

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior Painting - Weatherboard Low Set House

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Roof paint

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Interior of Wardrobe painting


11th October 2018

Workmanship
 4
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 5
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 5
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 5

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Empire Decorating

Joined August 2018

Hi I've been working in Dunedin in the painting and decorating trade for last 15 years. We do interiors exteriors new builds and renovations. I like a challenge and can work to a tight timeframe. Give us a chance and you will be impressed

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Precise Coatings limited

Joined January 2018

Precise Coatings LTD are a professional team specialising in all you're plastering needs. Precise Coatings LTD was first established in the south island in 2014, Helping repair earthquake damaged homes and new homes for people. We are hardworking and pride ourselves on meeting customer deadlines. Competitive pricing and excellent communication.

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montado painting & Decorating 2014 Ltd

Joined March 2011

Hi I'm Fernando . I have 25 years experience painting and have a lot of excellent references . I am a responsible worker who takes pride in my work. I am experienced in interior and exterior painting and plastering. Also I do house washing and building. I would love to have the opportunity to give you a competitive quote. I will wash the house for free before the paint.

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Swift Wash

Joined June 2018

Exterior Property Maintenance Company. We specialise in making the outside of your property look great. Soft House Washing Gutter Cleaning Window Washing Decks Cleaned Driveways, paths and fences waterblasting. Moss treatments Lawn mowing Section tidys Rubbish Removal And more

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CTCServices Call The caretaker

Joined July 2016

Hi,I am an experienced tradesman in building ,furniture and painting..I specialise in property repair,maintenance and painting work I offer reasonable rates and free quotes.

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Porter Brothers Painting

Joined May 2017

Experienced local small painting team available for all of your painting needs. From new builds to renovations, interior to exterior, we have the equipment, know how and skills for it all! Contact Jeremy now for your free quote.

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In N Out Plastering Limited

Joined November 2017

Welcome to In’ N’ Out Plastering Ltd We provide the South Island with professional Interior Exterior Plastering Painting and commercial Waterblasting at competitive prices. • New Builds/Renovations • Crack Repairs and Full Skimming • Roof washing and Repaints • Driveway and concrete washing Resealing and Painting • Full house washing using organic cleaners • Specialized and Dulux P...

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Putney Roofing Ltd

Joined April 2012

Hello I have been a qualified Roofer for the past 10 years and run a roofing contracting business in Central Otago. I am experienced in Long run roofing, cladding, fascia gutter and downpipes. In recent times the majority of my work has been in Queenstown. Most of my work has been done on residentual buildings however I have also worked on some large commercial projects, including the Dunedin Airp...

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Complete Restorations &Scaffolding LTD

Joined January 2018

Complete Restorations and Scaffolding is a Dunedin based company focusing on providing high-quality service for your property needs. From small assignments to big renovation and restoration projects, our experienced team is always happy to help.

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Excel Plastering and Painting Services Ltd

Joined February 2019

* We are a small business fully committed to providing great services at affordable prices. * Fully insured and we have all the tools to get the job done. * We have over 13 years experience in New Zealand. * If you are selling your house, we can make it look FRESH and GREAT, ready for the market.

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Your Tradies LTD Trading as Otago Builders

Joined November 2016

ARE YOU CONSIDERING RENOVATING OR BUILDING A NEW HOME Check out our new build designs on (www.otagobilders.co.nz) Perhaps a new bathroom or kitchen? Maybe add another bedroom for your growing family?Or repair that leaking roof! With our increasingly busy lives it can be daunting finding enough time to organise these projects. "What tradespeople do I need to contact?" Who is the best?" How d...

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Paintmax

Joined July 2015

Hi, I have over 20 years experience in the painting trade , I provide friendly efficient service, competitive pricing and free quotes and wherever possible I use low odour, environmentally friendly products. No job is too big or too small.

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Dun Eden Green Ltd

Joined March 2016

We have four divisions in our company - landscaping, building, arboreal and grounds maintenance services. We have a full complement of qualified tradesman and we excel at both hard and soft landscaping, arboriculture, garden maintenance/site clearance and construction work. We have licensed builders, qualified arborists and experienced landscapers. We are free to ask for help with costing of an...

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Nj Plastering and Painting Limited

Joined March 2018

Hi, we are a team of hard working filipinos that have professional work ethic that can offer a quality workmanship and reasonable price from new houses, residential or commercial and renovating old ones, we pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget

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1st Choice Decorators Ltd

Joined July 2014

Hi, We are a local painting and decorating company that have a variety of skills and experience in all parts of the painting trade. We work mostly in Dunedin city and surrounding areas. We specialize in all aspects of painting, including wallpaper hanging, spraying, specialized coatings and plastering. We do a variety of work on both a large scale and smaller jobs with shorter time frames.

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Shane's Drainage Limited

Joined October 2016

Hello,Drain layers in the Dunedin area for the past 10 years,Specializing in all areas of drainage.Hard working,professional,free competitive quotes.

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Living Colour Design Ltd

Joined September 2015

Living Colour Design is a painting, decorating and home maintenance service. It's always our goal to make your project as stress free as possible. We achieve this by providing you the personal approach that you deserve. We engage with our clients, we listen to what you need, then help you achieve your projects. We have the tools, materials and staff to get the job done professionally and qui...

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Dunedin City Contracting

Joined February 2017

We are a large firm specializing all all aspects of property maintenance and construction. We employ qualified Builders, Electricians and interior decorators. We Also do landscaping and excavation. Basically anything related to domestic or commercial properties. We make it easy having all trades in house for project management, no need to try and coordinate tradesmen from multiple businesses as we...

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Effective Property Solutions

Joined July 2019

We Specialise in Painting , Decorating and Maintenence Services We offer Personalised Solutions to match your Specific property requirents along with a Friendly Professional Service all at Competitive Prices. Make contact today and we would love to help assist you complete all your requirements and work with you so as to make sure its all a smooth , straight foward , stress free and succes...

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Tom Hunter Painter and Decorator

Joined September 2019

I am available for small-medium painting and decorating jobs in the Dunedin area. I am able to do small gib stopping repairs, small holes and cracks. I have 17 years experience in the trade and have all my own equipment and ladders, scaffolding would need to be hired.

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