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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering renovating 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.

Home Renovation and Repair – It’s All in The Prep

Posted 29/06/18

Renovating or doing work on your home can be a big investment – yet most of us put more effort into choosing a pair of shoes or a new camera. Repairs might not be as exciting as new clothes and gadgets but if you want a good result, value for money, and minimum hassle, the more you think abou

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Your Ultimate Lawn Comparison Guide

Posted 30/04/21

If you’re wondering what type of lawn to go for, we’ve got you covered. Know what type of lawn best suits your needs, budget, and lifestyle.

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Are You Considering Adding an Ensuite to Your Master Bedroom?

Posted 24/11/16

Should I build another room for my ensuite or should I alter my existing master bedroom to fit one in? It might not seem like an important question, but there are pros and cons to consider for both these options... Adding an ensuite - should you extend or convert your master bedroom? Insta

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Composite vs. Timber Decking

Posted 28/01/20

Composite or timber decking – which is better? To choose a suitable material for your project, we have gathered the key aspects to look at.

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Asbestos Removal - Stay Safe & Hire a Professional

Posted 07/01/15

If you’re looking at buying or renovating a property built between the 1940’sand 1980’s then there’s a good chance that it contains some Asbestos... A fibrous mineral that’s found in metamorphic soils and rocks, it was a popular and widely used material in the building industry due to its

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Guide to Cladding Options and Materials

Posted 31/07/19

Here’s a guide on the types of cladding options and materials available in New Zealand and how they stack up against each other.

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Choosing Between Another Storey or Adding a House Extension

Posted 16/03/17

Extending your house or adding another storey can give you the much needed space a growing family needs. We look at the advantages and disadvantages of these two renovation options... How to choose between another storey or a house extension Depending on the size of your backyard, you can

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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Top 5 Bathroom Renovation Tips - Direct From Our Experts

Posted 29/04/19

Find out the Top 5 bathroom renovation tips direct from our Builderscrack bathroom experts. This advice can make all the difference between a successful bathroom renovation or not... 1) It's All in The Planning As the saying goes -  "The devil is in the detail" and this couldn't be mor

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Creating Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in Older Homes

Posted 05/01/17

Great indoor/outdoor flow is high on the must have list for many homeowners. But achieving this this can be a challenge in older homes... Summer weather just makes us want to head outdoors. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done for many homeowners with older homes. Older properties

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Latest renovating case studies

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

Overgrown Patio to Contemporary Deck: How Lex Doubled His Living Space

Find out how a contemporary deck project transformed a ‘cold and unused’ area to create indoor-outdoor flow.

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.

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.

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.

Expert Tiling Provides The Finishing Touch to a Kitchen Renovation

Hiring an expert tiler gave the final polishing touch to one of our homeowner’s stunning kitchen renovating. Check out how they did it.

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.

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.

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.

Recent jobs posted

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

Bathroom/toilet

Posted 2 months ago

To tile a bathroom and separate toilet floors.About 5-6 sq m. Have the tiles already.

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Factory Show room creation

Posted 2 months ago

Creation of show room, repairing of some walls, removal of existing walls, (non-load bearing), removal of flooring

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Additional bathroom needed

Posted 2 weeks ago

Want to add a bath and toilet to existing laundry space

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Repair window frame and sagging ceiling #2

Posted 2 months ago

1 week ago I would like an estimate of repairing a bathroom window frame. I went to paint it and discovered it had started to rot in one corner. I have dug away the wet wood and attached photos. I also have another job- sag in ceiling from a previous leak

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York Ave

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi There My names Allen and I'm wanting to get my bathroom and kitchen done so if there is anyone free to quote us that would be awesome, Thank you

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Shower

Posted 2 weeks ago

Shower needs replacing,water leaking into wall cavity, need done asap ,have powerpoints inside wall could be fire hazard.

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Service areas

Posted 2 months ago

Bathroom toilet laundry. Complete maker over off bathroom Toilet new system painted walls New flooring Laundry Sink cabinetry draw system Walls maintenance free tile flooring

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Shower replacement

Posted 1 month ago

Shower needs removing(8/10 years) Leaking down one side.Rest of bathroom ok..hoping to keep vinyl.

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Kitchen refurb

Posted 4 days ago

Replace doors and panels also bench tops. Keeping inside cabinets. Wanting a price. I don't have a time expectation as know trades are busy.

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New shower

Posted 1 month ago

wanting quote to replace 1950's inbuilt shower. Also have a leaking toilet cistern.

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Small ensuite renovation

Posted 1 month ago

We are wanting to update our ensuite bathroom with involves shower and vanity to be removed and replaced/installed with new in the same place. Currently have a corner vanity but open to change this to anything to update the space. Shower is alcove. Taps etc to also be installed

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Repair brick wall that is leaking water at the base.

Posted 2 months ago

I have a garage wall on a boundary fence that has started leaking water at the base between the wall and floor that needs a repair.

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Repair window frame and sagging ceiling

Posted 2 months ago

1 week ago I would like an estimate of repairing a bathroom window sill/corner. I went to paint it and discovered it had started to rot in one corner. I have dug away the wet wood and attached photos. I also have another job- sag in ceiling from a previous leak

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Bathroom upgrade

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for a quote to upgrade our current bathroom. We are wanting to replace the old bath with shower over to a new bath with shower over, replace the old toilet, remove the window currently over the shower/bath, remove/replace the window in the toilet, replace the laundry tub (within bathroom), lay new flooring, upgrade the lighting and 'rejig' the hotwater cupboard (within bathroom). We are needing a quote as soon as possible (preferably a couple) for the bank. Depending on the quoted...

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Bathroom Refresh

Posted 1 week ago

Need a bathroom refresh due to a damaged wall panel in the shower enclosure. Lining or enclosure to be replaced, slide shower installed, assist handles installed, replacement towel rails required. Wanting someone that can handle both the building and plumbing or is prepared to manage it.

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Build a new access way from small lounge to hallway

Posted 2 months ago

We are wanting to open access to a small lounge by creating a new doorway leading out to the hall. At the moment the small lounge has a door with two sliding doors opening out to a bigger family room but we want to create a new doorway to the hallway so that we can convert that room into a guest bedroom. We also want to sound proof the existing walls of that room to cut down noise, particularly TV noise from the rooms on either side of the room. The house is 9 years old.

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Sad bathroom & kitchen

Posted 3 weeks ago

Total kitchen a d bathroom renovations including ceilings and floor if possible

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Shower replacement #2

Posted 1 month ago

Shower replacement...hoping this doesn't affect rest of bathroom...but aware we need some professional advice..

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Ensuite

Posted 1 month ago

Change a walk in wardrobe into an ensuite, organize the whole project including plumbing and fitting of a toilet & shower, fit extractor fan, sort out council permit.

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Supply and install kitchen

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi We would like to upgrade the kitchen in a rental property we are buying. Its a very basic kitchen and we think it would look a lot better with new cabinets and benchtops. If you are interested in quoting for the job we can try to arrange access. Thanks for your time.

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Recent renovating 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.

SHOWER CUBICLE REPAIR

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Urgently needing new vanity installed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen Cabinetry Removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Barnett shower renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

new ceiling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Find Renovation Specialists in Napier

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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RHL Build & Construct

Joined October 2017

Based in Hastings with over 20 years combined experience, we take pride undertaking and completing jobs in affordable and efficient way, Producing work that is creative and is sure to please. We are happy if you are happy.

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DP Construction

Joined January 2021

Hi, I've been building and renovating for around 5 years, mainly here in NZ but a couple years in the UK. Working solo on weekends looking for smaller jobs and renovations being solo.

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CS CONTRACTING

Joined January 2020

Hi, I am 1 year and 8 months in business specialising in renovations, alterations and new building from big to small. All jobs finished Upto a high standard. Happy to work with a budget and offer competitive rates

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Andy Hamer plumbing and Gas Limited

Joined June 2018

Free advice and Quotations. Certifiying plumber and Gasfitter 37 years service. Maintenance plumbing and 24/7 Emergency cover. Bathrooms Laundries and Kitchen renovations. Gasfitting,Natural and LPG gas work.New connections and Maintenance. Gas for cooking,Heating Hot water,Califonts and commercial Catering Equipment,Blue Seal, Moffat etc. Servicing and repairs to all makes of gas app...

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NZ Kitchen Designer

Joined September 2019

A kitchen always starts with the space you have allocated between walls and windows. NZ Kitchen Designers use creativity and functionality to create the most fulfilling space for you and your family. Whether you are after a kitchen renovation or a plan for building consent, I can help. With a Diploma in Interior Design complimented with mid-high end kitchen design, retail and manufacturing...

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DownSize NZ

Joined November 2018

DownSize NZ clears possessions and prepares homes for sale. We can help with: - Estate clearance services - Downsizing and preparing to move - Home and garden maintenance - Preparing your home and section for sale - Assistance with clearing garages, homes and sections Get in touch for a chat about your needs. We're here to help!

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Ameribuild

Joined January 2019

Ameribuild supplies affordable, top quality windows and doors nationwide! Once you’ve decided on a material and style for your windows and doors, simply complete our online quote form and we’ll get back to you with a detailed quote. We work with a range of qualified builders throughout New Zealand to measure and install joinery, no matter where you are. Our no-pressure sales approach lets you get...

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Hayden Percy Building Services

Joined October 2016

Hayden Percy Building Services Qualified Furniture Maker and Builder. Licensed LBP Hi, I started as a cabinet Maker about 12 years ago and have slowly moved towards building. I have worked on many different jobs, new, renovations, and maintenance. I love a hands on challenge with Quality garanteed.

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sean harvey

Joined July 2016

Hi, I have been in the building industry for 20yrs, I have many years experience in the sheet metal fabrication and fibre glass fabrication industries before moving to the uk in 1997 where after training I started my company specialising in interior refurbishment and renovation ie: all types of suspended ceilings and metal/wood stud partition walls, office partitions, kitchen, bathroom installatio...

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Bay Carpenters LTD

Joined June 2016

Hi , I have been a NZ qualified builder for the last 15 years, also having worked in Australia and the UK. We specialise in small to medium renovations/new builds & light commercial work. I am professional and take pride in my workmanship also helping my clients through the process of alterations/new builds which can sometimes be a bit daunting. I have a high standard of work, keeping to deadl...

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Projects

Joined July 2010

German Master-Cabinetmaker, since 40 years. I think, there is nothing I haven' t made allready. Challange me. Give me some extrordinary job to do and I will do it with attention to detail! Cheers, Franz. (Master Cabinetmaker)

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ER Plumbing Limited

Joined February 2017

ER Plumbing Ltd is a specialist emergency plumbing repair and maintenance business. We also do small bathroom and kitchen renovations. ER Plumbing does only minor building work such as removing and replacing GIB. No plaster or paint work will be done, and needs to be arranged by our customers after all plumbing is completed. We at ER Plumbing are passionate and relentless in ensuring each and e...

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JK builders

Joined August 2017

2009 Our company was founded and instantly engaged in conducting four property building projects during this year. We currently have LBP designer, carpenter and site manager within our team. Our consultants all have solid backgrounds in both design and construction. You get the benefit of experience that's been acquired year after year, job after job.

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CJH Construction

Joined November 2015

Maintenance Renovations New Builds Landscaping...

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Hawkes Bay Gardens Limited

Joined July 2018

Hi. I've been gardening and transforming gardens for over 6 years. Happy to design your garden, transform or do any gardening work needed. I've transformed a garden for a wedding and created several home gardens. I have a worker available for the regular gardening work.

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Joll Construction

Joined July 2021

Hi, I have 7 years experience building new houses, and renovating older homes. I specialize in new houses, decks, handrails, and renovations, but am happy to take on smaller jobs now and again. I pride myself in my workmanship and getting the job done on time and to the agreed budget.

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Renovation Hawkes Bay

Joined February 2017

The napier Renovation Co. offer an end too end service for domestic renovations in Napier, Hastings and surrounding areas. We specialise in bathroom and kitchen renovation and can help guide you through the maze of product selection, design, project management and supply of all trades. Please feel free to give us a call and see how we may help.

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SchoCon

Joined July 2012

Focused on outdoor living, hard landscaping and renovations, but also the cliche "for all your building needs". Being in the building and construction arena for 18 years, LBP licensed and trade qualified we will make your ideas and dreams reality.

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Infinite Kitchens & Joinery

Joined April 2015

We take the stress out of your job by project managing it from start to finish, and with many years experience in the industry, including owning a construction business in Wellington for 18 years, you can trust us to get the best results for you. We’ll put highly qualified tradesmen on your job, and you will be assured of top quality workmanship, with reliable service, communication and the best...

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Wilton building

Joined April 2011

I have been in the trade for 39 years. Very knowledgeable on alterations, leaky homes Have just spent 16 years in Auckland...So what you from me is the "one stop shop” deal.

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