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Fitzgibbon QLD


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"Outstanding job putting up a difficult awning for us, excellent work ethic, wonderful at problem solving and goes the extra yard to ensure complete satisfaction. Highly recommended "

Mount two piece awning


"Great job mate. It was a tricky one as well but you worked it out very well. Very impressive and will use again and reccomend to my friend's "

Re Attach Awning to House


"Can’t thank Colin enough for the work he did on my Patrol - Colin is way to modest about his achievements! 30years of auto experience with the best in the world! Safe to say my car has never been in better hands! Truly a professional! Stayed late to finish a really difficult job and took the time to explain everything to me and make sure I understood. Already have him booked to do more work for me! So incredibly thankful to have found such a talented mechanic! Can’t be beaten in price, service or quality. He has saved me a small fortune already! Will be recommending him to everyone I know. A million stars "

Mount a roof rack & awning to a Nissan Patrol


"Cam was very punctual, professional , polite. He is definitely worth using. Would recommend highly. "

Fix hardy plank cladding on gable


"Easily the best person I have engaged off air Tasker. On time, easy to deal with, and most importantly did a great job. Highly recommend! "

Caulk around new pavers on verandah


"Ollie was great and did a fabulous job. Highly recommend."

Mount bamboo screens to awning


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Why find tradies through Airtasker?

Need to find a tradie to help you take care of a project? When it comes to jobs around the house, you can only DIY so much before you need to call in a professional tradesman. Hiring a local tradie will help you get the job done quickly and easily while keeping you on budget. You can find skilled tradesmen across a range of trades occupations, including plumbers, carpenters, bricklayers, welders and renderers who are ready to help with any task, big or small.

The perfect place to find tradies for your job is on Airtasker. Hire an individual for a one-off job or put together your dream team for a full renovation. When you find your local tradesman through Airtasker, you get peace of mind because you can check the ratings and reviews, and rest assured that they’ll complete your job to a high standard.

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Top Tradesman related questions

What are some common types of tradies?

The most common trades in Australia are plumbing, electrical, and carpentry. These trades are in high demand for their specialist skills and ability to help out with everyday, but high-risk tasks around the home. 

What are the benefits of hiring at tradie direct rather than engaging a company?

Hiring a tradesman directly gives you more control over the task, who does it, and how it’s completed. Plus, hiring an independent tradie can often be more affordable because they have fewer overheads - they can give you a more competitive quote. 

Do tradies need any specific qualifications, licences, or certifications to operate?

Most trades require licences, registrations, and insurances to operate. This ensures they have the right skills and knowledge to work safely and to ensure the quality of their work.

How can I ensure I get the right tradie for my task?

The best way to find tradies and confidently hire the right tradie for your task is on Airtasker. Provide an accurate description of the task, review your offers, and check the ratings and reviews so you know your tradesman is experienced and will do a great job.

Will my tradesman quote on an hourly rate or provide a fixed quote?

When you post a task on Airtasker, you’ll usually get a fixed price quote. Sometimes, after inspecting the problem, your tradesman may recommend additional work and suggest an hourly rate on top of the original quote.

What do tradies cost?

The cost of getting a tradesman out to help with your task will vary, depending on the size of the task, whether you are supplying materials, your location, and the complexity of the job. But in general, most tradies cost between $115-$400 when hired for a task through Airtasker.

What does hiring a tradie include?

Tradesmen (and tradeswomen!) can help you tackle the tasks that need the expertise, tools, and knowledge that only a qualified local tradie can give. You can find a tradie 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 & cabinetmaking

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.


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 surrounds. 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

Plastering ceiling


Coburg VIC, Australia

12th May 2021

We are looking to paint our ceiling at home though the plasterboard lines are visible. Needing someone who has experience in plastering to make it flush before painting.

Repair wooden balustrade


Armadale WA 6112, Australia

12th May 2021

Some balustrade around my house needs to be repaired or replaced

Decking verandah replacement


Kurri Kurri NSW, Australia

12th May 2021

Need to demolish rotted 3 timber posts and timber and replaced front verandah. Supply and fix new decking boards and posts. Please send me your quote for replacement. You can visit the place anytime before quoting and I will give you the property details its in Rawson Street

Welding iron balustrade repair


Coburg North VIC 3058, Australia

5th May 2021

Hi there. I’m looking at getting a low iron balustrade repaired. A piece of the fence was cut out in the past and it just needs to be welded back into place at the points that were cut. Should be about 6 points to weld I guess. See the photos. Task is to weld the balustrade back together so it is secure again.

Dave did a great job of welding a balustrade back together. Job done on time with no fuss, great to deal with. Highly recommended.

Hang mirror on drywall


Surry Hills NSW, Australia

30th Apr 2021

Hang a mirror on (what I think is) drywall. Mirror weighs less than 6kgs, will require 2 holes to be drilled. I don’t have any of the correct plugs/screws so these will need to be supplied please. Have attached picture of mirror

Andrew was fantastic. He arrived on time and completed the job really quickly. Highly recommend!

I need drywall repair and patch


Wentworth Point NSW, Australia

25th Apr 2021

Palm sized hole in drywall

Great job. Thank you!

I need drywall repair and patch


Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

22nd Apr 2021

I am leaving my rented apartment within two weeks. Have about 12 small holes that need to be filled on white drywall. These all came from nails and screws.

Darren did a wonderful job, very professional and communicated clearly at every step of the way.

Install side car awning


Zillmere QLD, Australia

12th May 2021

I have a 2011 Nissan Xtrail, that I need a person to install on the vehicle.

Built in wardrobe


Sydney NSW, Australia

12th May 2021

Need built in wardrobe done length is approx 3.3m, located in Ruse. Wanting black frame (please advise if more expensive than white) with frosted plus one mirror panel.

Remove awning tarp


Sutherland NSW 2232, Australia

9th May 2021

Need to cut the tarp at the top and remove along with bottom weight pole. 2400mm ladder available onsite. Need it done asap.

Nigel was amazing. Super fast response and out onsite even quicker. Did the job efficiently and professionally. Highly recommended.

Ceiling&Wall paint patching, awnings installation


Crows Nest NSW, Australia

4th May 2021

on installation of ceilings fans need the ceiling patches to be prepared and painted in white paint, small wall patch to be primed and painted (paint is available for wall). 2 cupboard doors to be resized and installed. on installation of range hood the cupboard doors became too big to fit in. Need a cafe type clear awnings to be installed (2.25meters by 2.4 meters (awnings is already purchased). Other handyman type jobs may be made available if the service delivery and quality is of high standard.

Sam was a pleasure to deal with. Timing to complete the works, communication and workmanship were of high quality. recommend him for general maintenance works.

Flashing on verandah roof


Westmead NSW, Australia

29th Apr 2021

There is about 7 to 8 metres of flashing needed for verandah roof. I need this task done ASAP Thanks I

Lovely young man who knew exactly what was to be done. many thanks

Recladding cottage


Redcliffe Western Australia, Australia

25th Apr 2021

We are having professional registered asbestos removalists take off cladding on our cottage and we will then need to perhaps replace some timber framing, secure building wrapping and put place new cement board. Need reliable and experienced person/s to assist owner in task over weekend 1-2 May. We are open to offers and whether you can provide your own tools. Additional opportunities for work in this space are available to the right person/s.

Great work and positive attitude, reliable and a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommended.

Carpentry - cladding to a garage wall.


Kenmore QLD, Australia

12th May 2021

Fixing new weatherboards and a window to a new garage. Approximately 16 sqm of wall area. Framing is up. Materials are on site. Good access. Other small carpentry jobs also, if time permits - e.g. fitting latches to doors, trims, etc.

External timber wall cladding


Woodside SA 5244, Australia

12th May 2021

Tradesman required with own tools to install spotted gum external wall cladding and window flashings.

Replace 5 broken outdoor tiles on verandah


The Gap QLD, Australia

12th May 2021

Hi Experienced person needed with own grout and tools to replace 5 tiles please. They are along the edge of a step (x1) and edge of a pathway (x3-4). Please see pics. I will provide the tiles. Thanks! Rich

Remove sign from awning


Darlinghurst NSW, Australia

5th May 2021

Remove metal sign from Street Awning. Sign is attached with screws to the building hording. Sign is at 3 meters high.

Go's the extra mile. Highly recommended.

Window awning needs repair


Redan VIC, Australia

3rd May 2021

The top of the sheet metal needs to be screwed back into the timber supports - very minor repair.

Quick and easy! Nice bloke and a great repair. Thanks Dave.

Attaching mirror to built in wardrobe


Surry Hills NSW, Australia

29th Apr 2021

One of the mirrors on a built in wardrobe has become dislodged. I need someone to place this mirror back in the correct position.

Completed the job within hours of accepting the offer. Too service. Cannot recommend more highly. Ken is a gentleman.

Balcony balustrade repair


New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

24th Apr 2021

I want to get the timber balustrade posts on my balcony replaced. There's 50 all up. I've preped and painted them. I just need someone with some experience, a drill and a nail gun to install them. I can help or you can do it yourself. I reckon it's a few hours work.

Excellent work. Very happy. Thanks 🙂