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Recent Building & Construction reviews in East Melbourne

Very happy with Jaydan’s work. Will definitely recommend to friends.

Replace pergola roof sheets


Really great guy and a pleasure to deal with. Quality work and very prompt. Highly recommended👍

Paint timber pergola- changing colour from green



Cleaning of pergola roofing (lichen)


It was a pleasure working with Raquel. She communicated well during the task and delivered several options for our bathroom renovation and then detailed plans ready for builders. Thanks Raquel

Draft plans for new bathroom


Amazing job thank you Aran and partner. I didn’t think it was possible to put together a shed from a thin flat packed box with so many pieces. You did an outstanding job and our shed looks great. Thank you.

Cheap shed installation


Job done efficiently.

Blocked drain on driveway/porch


What's the average cost of a building & construction contractor in East Melbourne

$198 - $500







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What do builders’ services include?

Local builders can help you with your needs and concerns regarding constructing your home, office, business or any dream property! Here’s what you can expect from builders near you:

Conceptualisation and planning

Before general builders start your construction project, the first stage is to create your concept behind it and plan the blueprints, design and other essential elements. Feel free to plan precisely how you want to as your Tasker guides you to ensure everything is up-to-code and the design and structure are sound and stable. Once the construction plans and blueprints are ready, the next step would be obtaining building and construction permits. This may sound overwhelming, but your Tasker can help you get the right planning permission for your project.

Implementation and execution

Once all the necessary documents and planning are done, your Tasker can now start your construction project! This stage usually starts with clearing and excavating the land to remove boulders, trees or anything that stands in the way of your building. It can also mean demolishing an old property standing on your preferred space while following building regulations. Afterwards, they can proceed with pouring and curing the foundation. Framing comes next, and that includes installing wooden frames and steel beams. 

When your property has been completely framed out, that’s where doing rough electrical and plumbing work comes in. A good builder will install the roof, vents, ductwork, heating, and cooling units and may even start paving your driveway and other outdoor spaces.

Finalisation and completion

The interior of your property is completed at this stage. General builders near you install insulation, drywall, ceilings and outlets. And once the interior walls are good to go, that’s when fixtures such as lighting, windows and doors are added. Renovating the bathroom and installing tubs, toilets, faucets, and sinks can also be a part of this phase. The final step in building services covers finishing touches, from installing your flooring and painting your walls to putting countertops in. 

A construction project may leave a massive mess once it’s finished. Get someone to clean after the builders to make your property look more polished without you having to lift a finger!

Recent Building & Construction tasks in East Melbourne

Draftproofing my house


Doncaster VIC 3108, Australia

13th Apr 2024

I want to seal up any areas from which there is cold air entering my home ahead of winter as well as to make sure the air from the air con doesnt escape too easily in summer. Need someone to come and inspect with thernal camera and then make recommendations on what needs to be done. Currently I live in 3 bedroom brick veneer house with single glaze windows built in 60s.

Plasterer - New Build


Blackburn VIC, Australia

12th Apr 2024

Hello, Looking for a plasterer, for Square Set profile installation, for a new build house. Double Storey. Ready for plaster in 4 weeks time. Flexible though. Please advise on the quotes. Attaching Floor Plans.

EasyShed Assembly


Blackburn South VIC, Australia

7th Apr 2024

EasyShed Assembly for model 3m x2.25m Gable Roof Concrete ready

Driveway crossing repairs


Blackburn North VIC, Australia

2nd Apr 2024

Repair broken drive repair quote

Shed assembled


Box Hill North VIC, Australia

31st Mar 2024

Shed 3x3x2.42 metre assemble n concrete slab box hill North

Driveway gate back on track - need jack


Ashburton VIC, Australia

29th Mar 2024

One wheel of gate has slipped off track the other one is still on. Need jack to lift end of gate and put it back on track. The gate is secure upright by a rolling backer to it won’t come off.

Electric metal front driveway gate repair


Blackburn North VIC, Australia

25th Mar 2024

Front driveway,electric metal gate Daughter reversed car straight into it knocking it to the ground. It’s the part where it opens and closes

Install plasterboard on ceiling of pergola area


Templestowe VIC, Australia

25th Mar 2024

Pergola has been extended, has colour bond roof on the exterior. Need to get plasterboard installed on the internal part of the ceiling.

Assemble shed


Camberwell VIC, Australia

20th Mar 2024

I need some to assemble the following shed & 2 x 3 tier shelving to be placed inside shed . Shed is to erected on pavers against side of house as per photo. Cloths line will have to be removed also https://easyshed.com.au/products/narrow-slider-garden-shed-3-75m-w-x-0-78m-d-classic?_pos=1&_sid=0c5368d80&_ss=r

Damian is an absolute professional did a great job in erecting my new shed but more importantly a great all round guy great to deal with

Eco Decking front patio


Doncaster VIC, Australia

13th Mar 2024

Build a deck approx 5m x 5m with Eco Decking Need done After June 1st

Fix brick driveway


Camberwell VIC, Australia

11th Mar 2024

Minor repair for brick driveway. Wear and tear caused bricks to be uneven, front of car scrapes floor when driving over ramp. Would like to prevent car from scraping.

Responsive and was available to start work very quickly. Job was done within the time period and fixed the issue.

Shed assembly


Blackburn North VIC, Australia

9th Mar 2024

I need a handyman to assemble a shed. Smart locker 900. W 3655mm x d900mm x h2330mm. Fixed into concrete slab. Easy assess. All parts are adjacent to area of installation. Please bring all tools (see photo).

Mark was awesome. Great attention to detail and communication. Has all the tools and work ethic. 100% would recommend for any job. Thanks!

Required Easy shed installation Doncaster


Doncaster VIC, Australia

3rd Mar 2024

Handyman needed to install Easyshed on a concrete base 1.5mx1.5mx1.8m Bought from Easyshed.com.au

Very nice fellow and very good Job

Car port building including buildin permits


Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

1st Mar 2024

Are you interestead in providing a quote for building a carport preferable treated pine with steel posts, but also open to steel throughout with gable/pitch colourbond roof approx size 12m x 3m x 3 m tall, including building permits in Templestowe Lower. I can provide photos of the site.Thx - Due date: Flexible

Unblock driveway drain


Balwyn VIC, Australia

27th Feb 2024

Brick driveway has a drain at the top and at the bottom of the driveway. Bottom drain appears to be blocked with water sitting just below drain grid.

Quick, helpful and great communication



Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

27th Feb 2024

Removal of tiles, toilet and vanity

Excellent, professional and punctual.

Shed assembling


Kew East VIC, Australia

18th Feb 2024

I need a bin shed assemble. Refer to picture. Size 2.08mx0.97m.

Highly recommend. Sport spoken, providing right advice and attention to detail work. Any task for him is doable.

Hi shed assembly please in Camberwell location


Camberwell, Victoria, Australia

18th Feb 2024

Shed purchased from easyshed. Dimensions 1.5Lx 1.5Wx 1.8H. Assembly and installation onto existing concrete base. Happy to assist in the job.

Paint pergola


Ashburton VIC, Australia

15th Feb 2024

Help paint the pergola. Paint and tools will be provided

Fix concrete driveway


Ashburton VIC, Australia

1st Feb 2024

Fix the broken concrete driveway: 4m2 - Due date: Flexible

Great and quick service - great communication