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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering painting & decorating 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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest painting & decorating case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

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

We speak with our Builderscrack women in trade to hear their stories. Here, we feature Sam Cotton of S & B Painters and Decorators.

A 3yo’s Take on Having Plasterers in the Home

Renovating with kids at home is no small feat. Read about a family’s experience having their toddler meet tradespeople working with them.

Sleek Splashback Completes Kitchen and Laundry Reno

Read about a sleek splashback project for a kitchen and laundry with one of our tradies. Also get advice for your next tiling work.

Garage Door Colour Update Challenge Solved By Our Tradies

A homeowner shares how a tradie from Builderscrack helped her update the colour of her metal garage door from bland blue to striking ebony.

Small Bathroom Renovation Turns Major When The Unexpected Happens

Budget blow-outs, schedule delays and an unforeseen scenario - this bathroom renovation's got it all! See the incredible transformation.

Dogstruction Calls for Repairs to Walls, Skirting and Doors

A homeowner shares her experience with repairs to walls, skirting and doors because of her puppy’s teething, causing a dogstruction.

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

Tekapo internal painting

Posted 4 years ago

Job is located in Tekapo. We require a good experienced painter who can paint the walls,ceilings, internal doors/reveals and reveals of aluminum Windows. The ground floor laundry is approx 145m2 The upstairs accommodation is the same size, 145m2, has 2 bathrooms and 5 bedrooms. The ground floor will be ready around 28 April. The 1st floor will be ready approx 8 May. I can supply plans, this is a new build. We can supply the paint if required. Our current painter is required at another on...

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Painting and makeover

Posted 13 years ago

Hi there, Spray painter, builder 1) I'm after someone that can quote on SPRAY Painting the whole inside on a small 3 bedroom home. 120sq. This way the painting is done faster and costs less. 2) Someone to spraypaint the roof and the outside window cills 3) Some to build a 4 meter wide by 2mtr high concrete bolck fence 4) A quote to get rid of a internal wall 5) A carpet dyer Many thanks, look forward to hear from you

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Alpine Lodge

Posted 2 years ago

Repaint the majority of walls in my house

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Denamrk Street - Roof paint

Posted 6 years ago

Small house 100square metres require the roof and fascia boards painting. Existing spouting will be removed and is in need of sanding, priming and painting before new spouting is fitted. Roof is receiving some much needed maintenance and will be ready for a paint.

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Find Painters & Decorators in Mackenzie

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.


D7 Painting and Plastering Services Ltd

Joined December 2020

We are offering different kinds of services for a very affordable prices while achieving the highest quality aligned with customer preferences. Danny, who is the Director, has more than 20 years of experience both in painting and plastering We work hard to meet deadlines and have been into some major contracted jobs in Canterbury and Otago Region. Interior and Exterior Painting Interior Plas...

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Joined March 2021

Thank you for taking the time to read this, I begun my career here in Canterbury 25 years ago and after completing my apprenticeship I wanted to further my career and experience and worked abroad gaining vast experience in both the residential and commercial sector. AFB Painting was created 7 years ago and my team and I have worked on numerous heritage listed and high end architecturally designe...

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jonny painter

Joined November 2014

I am qualified and experienced painter (... Nzqa ID No) with more than 10 years of experience. We have excellent references and good eyes for the details. I can guarantee my jobs for 8 years. I been working with my partner in New Zealand for the last 8 years doing cleaning and painting for residential and commercial projects. We provide free quotes and we offer beat by a 10% any other quote.

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Craig O'Keeffe Builders

Joined March 2011

Hi. We are trade qualified and licenced carpenters based in Timaru with over 40 years in the trade locally and internationally specialising in renovations , extensions inc. small jobs with new home builds and light commercial experience. We are a young fresh small team ready to provide a service and solution for your requirements. Craig is also a National recognised , accredited , qualified h...

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Burston Decorators Ltd

Joined July 2021

At Burston Decorators we pride ourselves on a top quality finish, a friendly and flexible approach and also our ability to execute correct procedures throughout the painting sector. Trade qualified personnel only, with a wealth of knowledge on products and processes. Specialists in interior renovations and new builds, however provide an excellent result on all paint jobs completed. Free quotes on...

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TW Plastering and Building

Joined April 2015

I am a highly experienced builder with great attention to detail. I truly believe in making my customers happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I love having creative and functional spaces. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some of this to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please...

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Hansen tranter contracting ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T contracting Ltd is a new company specialising in driveways and landscaping. We are also involved in handymen work and cleaning services. Look forward to hearing from you.

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B&B decorating limited

Joined November 2020

Interior and exterior painting at you service. Roof painting. Gib stopping Fibre fusing. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget

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Joined May 2020

25 years in the trade!reliable honest family business no job to big or quality work!references can be supplied good rates pensioner discount as are repeat clients discounted too.Top products used clean and tidy painters!Always aim to please the customer!Done Once Done Right!

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Joined September 2018

Hi we are a very professional family business with more than 12 years experience in plastering and painting. We also have a team of guys that have 3 years experience in water blasting i.e Stock water trough cleaning, Dairy sheds, house washing, moss and mold removal, driveways, sheds etc. We also install ceiling and underfloor insulation. We have very reasonable rates and our guys work hard and pr...

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B & J Building Services Limited

Joined March 2019

At B & J Building Services Ltd, we offer a full range of exterior plastering services throughout Christchurch and Canterbury. Exceeding the quality of customer expectations and offering affordable prices is our business principle. Free Quotes. No job too small. * EARTHQUAKE REPAIRS * HOUSES & EXTENSION * FOUNDATIONS * STEPS * PLANTER * PLASTER OVER BRICK AND BLOCK * PLASTER REPAIR, MAIN...

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Steve Lloyd Painting and Decorating

Joined December 2015

Hi. I am a Tradesman Painter and Decorator who has been in the trade for 20 years. I specialise in new homes as well as re decorating existing homes. There is no job to big or too small inside or out. With an eye for detail I leave the job as if it was my own home so if its Wallpapering, Gibstopping or Painting you are after give me a call.

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Bramwell Haynes

Joined June 2020

Hi, I am a fully qualified painter/decorator with 15 years experience in the industry. 4 of them self-employed. I am a sole-trader but have experience in all aspects of painting including interior, exterior, renovations, paperhanging, spraying, and specialising in new builds. I look forward to working with you in the near future.

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Joined March 2019

Hi, I have been in the construction industry more than 30 years.I am specialise in renovations and new builds, decks and fence.I am a LBP as well. Nice to meet you and give quotes and we can work from there. Cheers Daniel

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My Paint Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hello There! This is My-Paint Ltd. is a Small Painting Business Company in Christchurch Canterbury Miguel is the director of the company,he has a highly skilled and detail-focused professional with more than 19 years experience in Construction Painting Industry .We possess a range of knowledge and expertise that will allow to contribute toward the success of the Company Our background inc...

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SK Builders Ltd

Joined January 2016

Sk Builders is a building company specialising in renovations, decks, pergolas, carports, fences, retaining walls and also the smaller building jobs. With 14 years experience in the industry and a vast knowledge of the building codes and practices we take great pride in all our work providing a very professional service. We work hard to meet deadlines with punctuality, good time management and cus...

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Nick Atkinson

Joined September 2016

Hi I have been painting /decorating for last 15 years .I specialise in home renovations and new houses . I am able to liease with all clients and met their paintings needs .I am reliable turn up on time and complete jobs to a high standard and on time .I have a great knowledge of paints and clients needs .No job too small.Im also fully quialified tradesman who can spray.

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Canterbury Roof Restoration Ltd

Joined January 2020

HI i've been working in the roofing/painting industry for over 15 years. Covering all aspects of roofing and exterior painting. Professional and Hardworking. We cover the following ..... Roof Restoration Professional Roof Coatings Decramastic. Iron. Concrete Waterblasting/Softwashes House Washing Moss/Lichen Treatments All Roof Repairs Emergency Leaks Repairs Insurance and EQC Gu...

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CK Painting

Joined September 2021

Hello, we are a local business that focuses on affordable, high quality painting services. All of our staff have trade qualifications and work experience. We specialise in interior and exterior painting needs, from features walls to exterior repainting. Our team takes pride in ensuring customer satisfaction every time.

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whitepointer decorating and painting

Joined December 2019

Hi from White pointer Decorating and Painting. I have done this trade thirteen years, interior decorating a lot longer. Have up skilled over the years in other areas as I consider myself as an all rounder. Trusted and police vetted. Warranties given on my jobs, discuss this with me. I pride my self in my reputation. Regards White pointer Painting Team.

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