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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.

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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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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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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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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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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7 Things Tradies Want You To Know Going Into 2022

Posted 30/11/21

Next year will be the year of catch-22’s for home improvement. So, how can you get a great outcome for your project in these busy times?

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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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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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Latest renovating case studies

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

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.

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.

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.

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 and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

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.

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.

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.

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

Renovating with kids at home is no small feat. Read on to find out how this family hired a plasterer for their living room reno.

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.

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Ensuite making and wall repair

Posted 1 year ago

Make an ensuite and repair a wall.

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Drawing plan

Posted 4 months ago

Drawing a plan for commercial kitchen

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Building, tiling and plumbing

Posted 9 months ago

Existing bathroom needs floor uplifted and a window taken out and relocated. Plumber needed for a shower separated from over a bath and placed on its own(if possible) also for the toilet plumbing and a tile layer for the floor after it's all completed. I am needing quotes on this job for bank loan purposes so I need licensed tradesman and it's a big job so also tradesman dedicated to the job every day until completed ty.

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Bathroom fitted to rental #2

Posted 1 year ago

Need a bathroom installed asap

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Bathroom Renovation- mostly Tiling #2

Posted 4 months ago

Remove existing shower (acrylic box type), toilet, vanity, and existing tile from floor. Build short piece of wall to create shower cavity. Tile floor and walls to ceiling, inculding tile shower, fit glass shower door Install new toilet, vanity and towel rail, toilet roll/handtowel holders.

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Repair from flooding

Posted 1 year ago

Replace about 3 squ m of flooring and associated walls

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Bathroom renovation - Semi Rural #2

Posted 1 year ago

Wanting a complete do over, will need gib and ceiling replaced as well. Wanting a shower, bath, vanity, storage and mirrored cabinet. Have items ready to purchase.

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Replace floor- Insurance paying.

Posted 1 year ago

1977 Built house-chipboard floor -flooded bath. Floor is wet and swollen, beside and under the bath. Approx 3msq area t be replaced.

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Small Building Work Fix Ups

Posted 1 year ago

We need some buiding repairs done on a rental. Fix rotten window sill, Fix cladding, remove old built-in shower frame above new shower, and remove temporary fence boards on back of house. Work would commence 28th January. View work this Friday 18th Dec 4.45pm.

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Home renovations

Posted 1 year ago

Skirting boards put up, plastering, floor and roof work, window and door frames. Other bits and pieces

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Bathroom renovation

Posted 1 month ago

1. Installing an extractor fan 2. installing a new vanity, 3. removing old shower/ bath and installing a shower (may need to more the positioning of a window in order to do this).

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New bathroom toilet

Posted 1 year ago

Install new shower,floor and walls, handbasin+ plumbing

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New bathroom plus renovating an original bathroom

Posted 1 year ago

Renovating the bathroom upstairs and creating/building a new bathroom down stairs in the laundry room

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Bathroom Renovation- mostly Tiling

Posted 6 months ago

Remove existing shower (acrylic box type), toilet, vanity, and existing tile from floor. Build short piece of wall to create shower cavity. Tile floor and walls to ceiling, inculding tile shower, fit glass shower door Install new toilet, vanity and towel rail, toilet roll/handtowel holders.

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Bathroom Refresh

Posted 11 months ago

Hi there We have a small bathroom which we are waiting to do a renovation. The job would involve stripping out the room and replacing with new items including tiles on the floor and halfway up the walls. A toilet room needs to be done also.

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Inserting new bathroom

Posted 1 year ago

Inverting complete bathroom

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Bathroom

Posted 10 months ago

Hi Team, I would like to know how much to upgrade a new bathroom. Thank you

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Finishing touch

Posted 6 months ago

Tiling of splash backs for renovated kitchen. 1920's bungalow but kitchen is country style. I need ideas for tiles, colour, style etc. Dark green would be obvious but need a fresh mind. Photos and measurements availalble.

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Bathroom renovation - Semi Rural

Posted 1 year ago

Wanting a complete do over, will need gib and ceiling replaced as well. Wanting a shower, bath, vanity, storage and mirrored cabinet.

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Save the old girl!

Posted 3 months ago

Not me the house.. 1920’s bungalow in need of everything.. repiling is first after storm water gets sorted … then everything else.

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Find Renovation Specialists in Tararua

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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Fresh Building Solutions

Joined April 2017

Hi there, I've worked for a well established and locally renowned building company for over 10 years, which has a great reputation for specialising in new homes, renovations, decks, fencing and any other residential building needs. I've also had stints overseas, and worked in Australia and the UK for 5-6 years, working in the commercial building industry, and also have experience in shop fittin...

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NZ CCS ltd

Joined December 2019

Hi, we have been involved in the rebuild of Christchurch for over 7 years. We have experienced LBP builders and able to do a wide range of building works and construction. We are specialist in foundation re-level works and retaining walls, Our team are able to provide a solution that works for you. Please look at our web site for more information. ...

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TLR Construction

Joined June 2020

Hi, I have over 15 years experience in the construction industry and pride myself on completing work to a high standard. I look forward to meeting you to discuss what we can offer.

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Sai Building Services Ltd

Joined December 2020

Sai Building Services Ltd We do Led Lighting Aircond Heatpump Central Ducted system For all Residential and commercial Plus 6 years free service on all systems installed by us for peace of mind. Area's we cover Wellington to Waikato Finance also available For all your 1 stop property maintenance New Decking & Fencing( New design and styles) Painting Roofing Plumbing Pl...

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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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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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Wilco

Joined November 2015

No matter what kind of plumbing issue you face, all of your needs are under control with Wilco. We provide quality plumbing repairs, modifications, and installations to the Wairarapa area. From replacing hot water cylinders to repairing broken fixtures, we're trained and licensed to handle any plumbing job, big or small.

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DoCarpentry

Joined January 2022

Hi, I’m focusing on small carpentry jobs to do in 1-2 days and insulation, where I’ve got a large experience and can provide a professional and friendly service with tidy completion

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Ethan Barnard construction

Joined August 2021

I am a recently established building contractor in the wairarapa with over 10 years experience in the building and roofing industry. We complete jobs to the highest standard and aim to provide with competitive quotes and lead times as well as keeping to a budget!

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Eric Bosch

Joined November 2019

Hi, we undertake all building work big and small. From new builds, to renovations/additions, decks, patios, fences, sheds, garages, concrete work, etc. Professional, Licensed, Qualified. We will make your job happen. Quality is a habit.

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Burgess Building Solutions

Joined December 2015

Kia ora, My name is Simon and I am the director of Burgess Building Solutions. Now in our second year of business, we have a team of 8 who have worked together on a commercial new-build and heritage restoration project. The company was built upon 15 years of carpentry experience. Most of my experience is in high end architectural housing with a brief stint in light commercial. I am lucky eno...

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Cameron Construction

Joined March 2017

Hi I am a trade professional with over 10 years of experience in the trade. Most of my time has been spent on major home renovations and architecturally designed new builds. The rest of my experience is in low scale new builds and general building projects such as decks, fencing, maintenance and repairs. I take pride in my work and can offer competitive quotes with a high quality of workmanship.

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Manaia Build Nz

Joined February 2020

Cabinet Makers. New Kitchens. Custom furniture. Entertainment Units. Shop Fit outs. Renovations. New Bathrooms. New Showers. New Flooring. Staircases. Decks. All Building works.

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Hilltop Joinery

Joined August 2021

I am an experienced carpenter/ joiner with a particular passion for making furniture and small renovation work. I am reliable, honest, conscientious and take pride in my work and have attention to detail.

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Terrene Earthworks and Carpentry Ltd

Joined July 2021

Terrene Earthworks & Carpentry is a newly established construction business working in the greater Wellington region. Director, Gareth, is a qualified carpenter and heavy machine operator with over a decade of experience.

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Brandon Richards Carpentry

Joined July 2019

Carpentry & Toughened Glass Works Awning / Pergolas Decks / Staircases Fences / Balustrades Shade Screens / Feature Walls Flooring Interior Fit out Door & Window Replacement Maintenance

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KJR BUILDERS LIMITED

Joined November 2015

Am an honest and reliable person That takes pride in all my work. With 12 years experience in the construction industry ranging to all types of work from residential new and old builds threw to commercial and even shop fit outs. Kjr Builders Limited specialise and offers fast, effective and quality finishes to all work that is done. So feel free to contact me regarding any issues or plans that y...

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Champion Building Solutions

Joined February 2019

Hi we are a small locally owned business specialising in bathrooms, decks, fences and concrete projects. We are professionals and take pride in our work and are driven by quality workmanship.

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Murphy and Co Construction

Joined July 2020

Qualified carpenter with 11 yrs experience. Pride myself on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. Spent my time Specializing in architectural new builds/renovations. Yet Have extensive knowledge and experience doing everything from repiling to reroofing and just about everything in between. No job too small, get in contact now.

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Acquired Taste Limited

Joined January 2016

Hi I have been owner/operating my Property Improvement/ Maintenance business for 7 years and have completed various large landscaping and maintenance projects. These include building sheds, timber fencing, decks, boxed garden construction, paving, laying concrete paths and driveways. External and internal painting including wallpapering. I am certified to work at height using a harness for roof p...

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