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What does a tradesman do?

Tradesmen (and tradeswomen!) can help you tackle the tasks that need the expertise, tools, and knowledge that only a qualified local tradie can give. Whether you need help with home repairs or construction, you can find tradespeople to help with tasks like:

Electrical & plumbing

When you hire a tradie to work with electricity, gas, or water, they’ll need special qualifications, training, and equipment to keep you and your house safe from fires, flooding, and property damage. You’d need to hire an electrician to install your new light fittings or electrical equipment, like ovens. And you’d need a plumbing tradie to help with plumbing tasks, like fitting new taps and pipes, or gas plumbing tasks like installing or repairing heaters and stoves. Your tradie will start by asking questions about the issues you’re having, then they’ll do a physical inspection of the area to assess the work needed. They’ll use their specialist tools and equipment to repair, install, or replace parts to get everything working properly.

Carpentry & cabinet making

Tradesmen are usually qualified professionals, so they’re ideally suited to tasks that need a higher skill level than a handyman. Carpenters and cabinet makers are in high demand for installing new cabinets, custom-making furniture and installing built-in robes and cupboards. They’ll measure your space to ensure the furniture and built-ins fit perfectly and match your existing decor. Then they’ll work with a range of equipment and tools (onsite or offsite) to cut and shape the wood, then assemble any parts to create your finished product.

Exteriors

Tradesmen can help provide a professional finish to your exterior building tasks. For example, installing or repairing balustrades. Your professional tradesmen will measure, fit and install glass, metal, or wood balustrades to make your balcony area or stairs safe while matching the design of your home. Once they’ve established a safe work zone, they’ll remove the old balustrades before installing the new parts. Another popular exterior task is installing or upgrading awnings. Your tradie can pull down old, broken, or faded awnings and help you choose a new awning to match your house and surroundings. Then they’ll carefully install the new awning so that it is safe and secure.

Concrete repairs & resurfacing

When concrete is damaged, it can create trip hazards, and let in water, dirt and other pests, which can cause further damage. Concrete resurfacing can help repair damage and give your property an instant update with coloured concrete overlays and/or designs. Your tradie will first assess the damage, then repair or replace any broken areas. Then they may clean the existing area with high-pressure hoses or chemicals. Once the area is clean and prepared, they’ll mix up a thin, concrete-based surface compound that will cover the area.

Recent Tradesman tasks in Central Queensland

Repaint Railing/Balustrade White

$150

Gracemere QLD, Australia

12th Dec 2023

Simply repaint balustrade white, original paint is flaking off. Will need to be stripped or sanded off. - Due date: Before Friday, 22 December 2023

Replace Decking / Strip and Paint Balustrade

$750

Gracemere QLD, Australia

28th Sep 2023

Front and rear patios/deck. Need all timber replaced, stained, new bolts/screws as well as paint stripped from the steel frame and repainted. Feel free to shoot through quotes inclusive off materials, must be experienced and complete within a day within the first week of October (Actual day TBC). Thanks - Due date: Flexible

Cement Render end wall of double storey house

$2,000

Emerald QLD, Australia

15th Sep 2023

Outside end wall cement rendered. Double storey house - Due date: Flexible

Tradie to patch and paint a hole in hallway

$80

Yeppoon QLD, Australia

13th Sep 2023

Needing a hole in hallway patched and painted please - Due date: Flexible

Build portable buildings tradies and handyman

$2,000

Rockhampton QLD, Australia

10th Jul 2023

Build portable buildings out of sandwich panel. Very easy work. Install bathrooms and kitchens as well as desks every know and then. - Due date: Flexible

Install a caravan Awning

$200

Emerald QLD, Australia

8th May 2023

I need to replace the awning on my caravan . i dont have the tools or gear needed - Due date: Before Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Building & verandah restoration.

$5

Telina QLD 4680, Australia

15th Jan 2023

Would like a wall taken out between 2 rooms in a newly purchased home plus have the front stairs reached & covered in also. The verandah needs some boards replaced & possibly sanding & staining. Once again, no idea on cost so seeking quotes. I'm available anytime from the 14th to show house for quote. Cheers.

Install core flute signage on awning

$200

Rockhampton QLD 4700, Australia

8th Nov 2022

We have a core flute sign that needs to be installed over current awning signage. The entire length is approx 6 m with the signs in 3 pieces. This will be quite an easy install as it is screwed straight over exisiting signage but it is quite tall and will need trestles or large ladders. - Due date: Before Friday, 18 November 2022

Replace some verandah boards

$500

Cawarral QLD 4702, Australia

27th Jun 2022

A number of verandah boards need replacing - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 4 July 2022

Kings awning put on roof basket

$15

Duaringa QLD, Australia

27th Oct 2021

I need a shower tent awning fixed to my roof basket. I tried to do it myself but don't have the right tools. Would only be a 15-20 minute job but need it done before I leave Duaringa Camp Ground on Friday afternoon (29th October) - Due date: Before Saturday, 30th Oct 2021

Attach Kings Rear Awning

$5

Gladstone QLD, Australia

9th Jun 2021

1.4m awning needs to be attached to rear of roof rack on top of Toyota troopcarrier, we have the bracket and bolt set but we are travelling and have struggled to attach it ourselves 😀

Christian helped set up our vehicle awning and sorted out another little problem we had too whilst we were on the road travelling. Great communication, super friendly, helpful and knows what he’s doing! Lifesaver!!

Assemble Ikea built in wardrobe

$400

Agnes Water QLD, Australia

25th Apr 2021

It is a Platsa ikea 7 door 3 drawer wardrobe 240x57x221. It can be viewed online at Ikea. I will not purchase this until I know someone can assemble it for me so the date I need someone would be as soon as the flatpacks arrive here.

Remove and replace awning signage on shop front

$100

Brisbane, QLD

22nd Oct 2020

I need a sign removed and new panels put up on shop front awning. Will need to supply own tressels/ladders.

Build simple built in wardrobe

$2,000

West Gladstone QLD 4680, Australia

18th Sep 2020

Needing someone with carpentry experience to build a built in wardrobe from scratch. Approx 2400mm high x 2200mm long, Currently a vacant wall in 1970's master bedroom. Require a top shelf, with hanging space under. Tracks installed for sliding doors (may leave doors for when budget allows)

Verandah renovation quote needed

$200

Gladstone QLD, Australia

8th Sep 2020

Have a 2nd story verandah that has had water damage and needs a quote for repair. The quote needs to include; taking off 51.7m2 of tiling, removing old concrete sheeting, removing and replacing old joists, installing new concrete sheeting, lay new waterproofing, lay new tiles.

Remove and replace external blue board and render

$5

Gladstone QLD, Australia

11th Aug 2020

Render is cracking and flogged out around the side of the house, and 2 cement sheets in the verandah need to be pulled out and replaced. Approx 25m of blue board and render at approx 300mm wide in 2 and 3m sections. Gonna put it up for $5 but obviously it won’t be $5 NOTE: NEEDS TO BE DONE AND DRY BEFORE THE 17th OF AUGUST!! Fucking help

I need tradesman services fix my treadmill

$100

Yeppoon QLD, Australia

18th Feb 2020

Mother board blew can it be fixed or do I need to buy a new mother board.