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What do tradies do?

Tradesmen (and tradeswomen!) can help you tackle the tasks that need the expertise, tools, and knowledge that only a qualified local tradesperson can give. Whether it's for renovations, maintenance, or home repairs, Airtasker is the place to find local tradies in your area to help with services like:

Electrical & plumbing

When you hire a tradesperson 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 electricians to install your new light fittings or electrical equipment, like ovens. And you’d need plumbers to help with plumbing tasks and maintenance, like fitting new taps and pipes, or gas plumbing tasks like installing or repairing heaters and stoves. Your tradesperson 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 the job done and make sure everything working properly.

Carpentry & cabinet making

Tradesmen are usually qualified professionals, so they’re ideally suited to tasks that need a higher skill level and workmanship 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.


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 tradesperson 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 Auckland

Retractable awning canvas repair


St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand

8th Jan 2024

Some stitching has come undone on awning canvas 6m x 3m. I need it repaired and maybe fully restitched to prevent further damage - Due date: Flexible

Outside awning installation


Waterview, Auckland, New Zealand

10th Nov 2023

Installation of new retractable awning. 4000mm wide. - Due date: Flexible

Drywall repair


Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand

14th Sep 2023

I had a hole in my wall that is the size of an egg, I need help in repairing the drywall, price negotiable - Due date: Flexible

Drywall and plaster with paint


Māngere East, Auckland, New Zealand

19th Aug 2023

Needs gibbing, plaster and paint as per photo. - Due date: Before sunday, 21 August 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 20 August 2023

Drywall and plaster


Māngere East, Auckland, New Zealand

20th Jul 2023

Needs gibbing and plaster as per photo. - Due date: Before Friday, 21 July 2023

A hole repaired in the drywall that is 350x300


Auckland 0618, New Zealand

25th Apr 2023

Hole in dry wall (300x350) - Due date: Before Monday, 8 May 2023

garage concrete wall crack Repair, rendering


Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand

29th Jan 2023

I have few cracks and chips in my garage concrete wall.please someone can fix and it give me a quote? - Due date: Before Sunday, 5 February 2023

Install House shade awning


Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand

7th Dec 2022

Install retractable house shade awning. We have bought a retractable shade awning that we need to be installed to the side of our house. The location is in the photos (it will be installed above the navy aluminum structure). You can see the awning here (no need to install the power, I have a sparky friend who can help here) https://livingculture.co.nz/products/manual-and-motorized-retractable-awning-4mx2-5m-sunshade-shelter-for-patio-deck I'm unsure if we will be able to attach it directly to the weatherboards and how we will waterproof the holes. I've also attached a photo of the house before the weatherboards went on. I'll be available to help lift from a second ladder so you should only need yourself. We would like the installation to be completed by end-of-day, Thursday the 15th of Dec. - Due date: Before Thursday, 15 December 2022

Install awning in Flatbush


Auckland 2019, New Zealand

24th Oct 2022

Hiya! Thank you all done.