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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Fence Staining

Posted 2 months ago

Cleaning (if necessary) and fence staining of previously stained fencing (8 years ago) and trellis. Not sure if this can be done at this time of year or not and without overspray ending up where it shouldn't etc. I would need it done over the next few weeks if it is possible, dependent on cost, viability etc. The fence and gate area is about 94m in length and height about 185cm (standard height for these days). The trellis is about 13m in length so I guess front and back would be about 26m...

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Small wallpaper job

Posted 5 months ago

We have two areas to paper approx 10m2 Paper has already been bought

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Ceiling Painting

Posted 5 months ago

I would like someone to come and paint my lounge Kitchen Dining Room Ceiling.

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Preparing deck for oiling

Posted 4 months ago

Deck to be stripped back for oiling kwilla deck. Around 16sm Currently has the wrong product, which is peeling.

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Garage paint refresher

Posted 5 months ago

Garage walls and window and door surrounds single coat with black white, white paint

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External painting (labour only)

Posted 2 weeks ago

A.B Builders are a small construction company, we purchase properties to renovate and sell. We are looking for a reliable local painter to work with us on this project soffits , fascia, shingles have been completed walls have 1 finished coat of X200 - quote to apply additional coat (labour only) prep, prime and paint all windows inside and out (white) prep prime and paint weatherboards we have all paint Resene x200 and quickdry primer onsite (labour only)

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Strachan place , Rangoira

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need my 8x6 mtr lounge, dining room and kitchen area painted. I’m thinking of getting a one special wall painted or wallpapered. There will be small picture nail holes to be filled. I’m looking for this to be done in the next 5/6 weeks. Thanks

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Painting garage, garage floor, laundry

Posted 1 month ago

Interior prep and painting of laundry, double garage and garage floor. I will wash down the garage walls so they won't need any prep, just a paint to freshen up. Garage floor painted with suitable flooring paint with non slip particles. Laundry will need a few minor chips plastered prior to painting - walls and ceiling please.

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Wallpaper Hanging

Posted 4 months ago

Looking for someone to hang wall paper on one wall (the blue one in the photo). Wall measures 3.4mx2.4m Wall paper will be provided by us, all other materials to be provided by the tradesman and included in quote.

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Two rooms

Posted 2 months ago

We have 2 small units to have painted, inside and out. Paint supplied. Required to be reasonably soon

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Paint interior and exterior of caravan

Posted 5 months ago

We are turning an old Oxford Caravan into commercial bakery. It has been stripped of all furniture, and made water tight. We are wanting to get the interior plastered and painted. And the exterior sanded, and painted. The exterior is currently black, so it will need a couple of undercoats as we are going to change it to a light colour. We are wanting quotes including and excluding supplying the paint. We would prefer for it to be painted on site in Fernside, but it could be moved if require...

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Entrance way needs wallpapered also 2 cupboard doors to be covered

Posted 2 months ago

Small entrance way with 3 walls including a 2 door cupboard needs to be wallpapered, there are doors and windows to be papered around , the size of the room is about 15 squares

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Commercial Interior Plastering & Painting | Tenant Moved Out

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a commercial property in Kaiapoi and are needing a plasterer and painter to carry out some repair work. Our tenant has moved out and left us with a bit of a mess to tidy up Work can be completed anytime as the store is currently closed, could even be done in the evenings if preferred.

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Good Roof Painting

Posted 4 days ago

I live in an 80sqm house built in 1980 that has a corrugated iron roof with only two sloped sides. The corrugated iron looks to be in good condition, no rust, no leaks as far as i can tell, just really faded green paint and gables that are in big need of a makeover. I was hoping to have this done before summer before the heat comes along. There is also a separate 20sqm garage that I share with my neighbour - just one side of that needs doing. That has one 1000 x 4000mm clear light that needs r...

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Painting house

Posted 4 months ago

We are looking for someone to paint walls, ceiling & windowsills etc for our house. There is some minor repair work to be done first (nail-pops, split seams etc). I'm not used to calculating the square metres for painting, but on the plans the area to be painted comes in at around 162m2. My calculation for the walls would be another 416m2, but that has no allowance for windows & doors. But it should give an indication of the size of the job.

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Wallpaper rooms (3.5 rooms)

Posted 1 month ago

Looking for someone to quote for wallpapering a couple of rooms 3 rooms (1 small) 1 really small living room Note that all furniture have been removed

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Paint ceilings

Posted 2 months ago

Would like our family room/kitchen and lounge ceilings painted. A very rough guess would be about 120 sq.m, could be more. 2 or more coats of white paint, including coving. Paint will be provided, so just want labour costs.

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Hall & Kitchen/Living/Dining painting

Posted 5 months ago

Hall & Kitchen/Living/Dining painting existing house. Walls only. Average size house. Wanting done asap. Neutral colour

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Powder coat 2 x bronze anodize windows - white

Posted 2 months ago

2 x windows spray finish to white each window 2450 x 1350mm existing timber joinery is white, need to match these to bronze to existing overspray no worries as repainting home with X200 need quality finish not just paint brush contact me with quote and timeframe

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Wallpapering

Posted 2 months ago

wallpaper laundry and toilet . the toilet is removed and wallpaper 1 wall in 2 other rooms

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Recent painting & decorating 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.

Small wallpaper job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bedroom painting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small Painting Job

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

12th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

External painter required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paint roof and guttering #2

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Prepping and painting internal wooden windows, door jams, shelving

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wesley st.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Aluminium window recolouring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hanging wallpaper mural


17th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Painting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

painting garage door surrounds

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th November 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Paint Coloursteel spouting and Fascia

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

29th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cottage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th August 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 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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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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Rhino property maintenance Ltd

Joined August 2021

Property maintenance Garden maintenance FYI plumbing and electrical Rubbish removed Assist with Healthy Homes work Property inspections and reports Post tenant cleaning and repairs Pruning, spraying, mowing, landscaping. Insurance work

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Gracious Living Property Maintenance

Joined July 2016

Small enough to listen...Big enough to deliver! With 25+ years experience in ALL aspects of home renovations repairs & maintenance. Below are just a few examples of what we do:- - Interior & exterior painting - Wooden window frame repairs - Roof cleaning & spraying - Waterblasting - PVC gutters & down-pipes repairs & fitting new - Waterproofing & removal /replacing of old roof nails & caps...

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Radical Restorations Painting & Decorating

Joined January 2015

We specialize in residential re paints including character homes, roofs new builds, plastering, spray painting We are a fully insured, friendly qualified team with over 20 years experience we pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget and on time. We on occasion use a sub contractor to complete work when needed .We provide a free colour consultancy services and...

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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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Matthew Winter Painting and Decorating

Joined May 2019

Hi, we are professional painters and decorators specializing in the areas of: Interior and exterior, roofs, renovations, repaints, extensions,new builds, plastering and painting repairs of all kinds. Exterior water blasting, cleaning and mould treatments. We also do wallpapering and apply any wall coverings and feature walls you require.

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S B L

Joined April 2019

Hi, with a proud history of satisfied customers our services include interior plastering and painting, and exterior plastering and painting. New builds, renovations and repairs. Experienced tradsman producing a high quality finish carried out with a professional attitude.

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City Wide Painters

Joined March 2019

Phil Andrews Painter /Plasterer with 25 years experience in commercial, new builds and older homes, interior and exterior plus Roofs and fences. We work had to meet deadlines while taking pride in our work.

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TDS SERVICES LTD

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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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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Top corner construction limited

Joined July 2018

We were established in the COVID 19 lockdown, while previously Ashraf the managing director was a sole trader for 2 years. Our team of qualified builders have a decade worth of experience in the building industry at minimum each. We specialize Residential building and have the skills, knowledge and work force to take on most jobs from complete renovations to the small jobs like boundary fences and...

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Propertyenhancements Member of Master Painters NZ

Joined February 2016

Painting , With a focus on treating our clients with respect, integrity and clear communication We are transparent and competitive in our pricing Member of master painters nz Happy to give you are free quote for your work ... Shawn

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Ideal property maintenance

Joined February 2014

Ideal property maintenance is a small property maintenance company which provides maintenance services to both residential and commercial customers in the Canterbury area

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Local Handyman Ltd

Joined August 2021

Hi, I’m a qualified carpenter who’s spent the last 8 years building. I also have a lengthy experience of 10 years plus in painting and decorating, as well as a number of years spent in other trades around the building industry. I pride myself on quality workmanship done in a good time frame to assure the job is done to your satisfaction. Competitive quotes and jobs completed on budget.

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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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Tom Turner Builders Ltd

Joined March 2016

Licenced Building Practitioner with over 40 years experience. Currently specialising in extensions, renovations and opt-out earthquake repairs. We take pride in doing the job right.

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Pinoy building company

Joined August 2021

New build house and commercial building , renovation, extension, alteration and general repair, gib fixing, walkway, patio, driveway concreting ,sleep out, tiny house, insulation supply and install, decking, fencing,etc. We are hard working to meet expectation and target and we guarantee all our works .

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Clean Cut Decorators

Joined June 2019

I am a qualified painter and decorator, having been in the trade for 10 years, I can help with all your painting requirements. From picking colours and enhancing features, to getting that clean cut finish in time.

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Burrowes Brothers Painting

Joined January 2015

We are a family run business that specialises in all types of painting and decorating. We are skilled in a wide variety of work including residential homes, commercial projects, new builds, roof spraying, paper hanging and the application of specialised products. We lead clean lifestyles and have no history of criminal convictions, drug use or smoking. We are family men that take our honesty, fair...

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Mulholland painting solutions

Joined January 2016

Over 20 years experience in painting. Good quality for a reasonable price!! I've been in the painting industry since 1993. Worked for a big and a few small companies. Till 2004, when lots of painters lost their job in the Netherlands. The decision was made and I started up my own. The work included glazing as well , so as interior/exterior painting and wallpapering. In 2013 my family and I mo...

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