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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 & 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 Ballarat

Tiling tradie

$1,500

Delacombe VIC, Australia

4th Aug 2022

Floor and wall tiles to lay floor tiles 600x600mm wall tiles 100x300mm - Due date: Flexible

Cracks in render and 5 windows caulked

$250

Ballarat VIC, Australia

1st Aug 2022

I have some small cracks in render I want filled before painting. It’s bit to high for me maybe 8 Mt. Also have 5 windows I want caulked round I have the caulk - Due date: Flexible

Fix verandah railings

$1,000

Ballarat Central VIC, Australia

11th Feb 2022

Fix railings on the verandah, installing shelves in a linen cupboard and hanging a large mirror - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 14th Feb 2022

Awning on caravan

$80

Sebastopol VIC 3356, Australia

22nd Nov 2021

My awning has been put on incorrectly. It needs to be taken on and put on the correct way and fill any holes. The bolts will most likely needs to be cut off.

Window awning needs repair

$50

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.

Built in Wardrobe

$10

Ballarat VIC, Australia

13th Aug 2020

Built in Wardrobe needed to be made approx 2000 x 3200. Possibly in Ply but open to suggestions.

Awning install

$100

Mount Clear VIC, Australia

28th Dec 2019

Put up an outdoor awning.

Tony went above & beyond on the install of the outside blind. A professional with loads of knowledge. I recommend him. On time, clean worker, polite & great communication. Thanks Tony.

Tiling tradesman

$1,500

Lucas VIC 3350, Australia

4th Aug 2022

I need floor tiles laid, about 30sqm of 600mmx600mm size tiles and about 1.3sqm of wall tiles 300mmx100mm size on concrete floor - Due date: Flexible

Bullnose verandah built

$1,000

Gordon VIC 3345, Australia

29th Jun 2022

I need a chippy that is confident and experienced with building a bullnose verandah. - Due date: Flexible

Cement rendering

$900

Ballarat VIC, Australia

6th Feb 2022

Cement rendering the walls in attached pics

Built in wardrobes

$2,000

Ballarat VIC, Australia

14th Nov 2021

We are looking to have someone build wardrobes. A registered builder or carpenter would be preferred. The house has been stripped back to studs and we can plaster once the framework has been out in place. Unsure on budget, looking for quotes.

Metal window awning needs repair

$40

Redan VIC, Australia

13th Apr 2021

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

Builder or tradesman

$1,111

Carisbrook VIC, Australia

1st Jun 2020

New Fence erected and fix roof and extend to a front porch with decking.

Fix hole in drywall

$100

Ballarat VIC, Australia

6th Aug 2022

We have 2x holes in our living area drywall which need to be fixed. We would also like for it to be painted and for it to look as normal as possible. - Due date: Flexible

Paint the uprights on my back verandah

$250

Ballarat VIC, Australia

3rd Aug 2022

I have a Perspex roof over a small (unit) back verandah and I need the timber painted - Due date: Flexible

Rendering

$80

Creswick VIC, Australia

12th May 2022

small rendering job just to touch up harth internally post flooring installation. Render provided - Due date: Before Saturday 21, May 2022

Kings awning install

$50

Wendouree VIC, Australia

13th Jan 2022

Just need someone to install an awning on my Adventura - Due date: Flexible

Replacement of two electric awnings' fabric.

$5

Victoria, Australia

10th Nov 2021

Replacement of two electric awnings' fabric. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 11th Nov 2021

Verandah construction and concreting

$1,000

Altona Meadows VIC, Australia

14th Aug 2020

We need a verandah constructed as well as concreting. All building permits etc have been issued and in force. Work is half complete. Been let down by an unreliable builder. Work left to complete is - 1. - 7 concrete footings to be filled. (Already inspection passed). 900 x 900 by 1.5 deep. 2. Wooden Verandah to be constructed. Pictures attached. 3. Approximately 70 - 80 sq metres of concreting to be done under verandah and side of house. This job should be inspected and quoted properly and you should have the relevant skills and equipment complete it. Like i said we have been let down and burned badly by a builder, so please dont waste our time. If you cannot start this job straight away and stay until completion, then please dont respond to this ad. I can post further pics and builders drawings to serious interested parties. Ballan is in stage 3 restrictions area. The building work has permits which make it essential work as it comes under construction etc. Cheers John

Clean and oil/ stain the decks + balustrade

$600

Buninyong VIC, Australia

4th Mar 2020

Approx. 46 sq.m of decking requires: 1. Standard cleaning before oiling 2. Oiling/ staining of the decks 3. Oiling/ staining of the balustrades 4. Painting the steel pillars in veranda (some have minor rust) - There are 11 steel pillars for painting. Paint and decking oil will be supplied. Must bring your own equipment for cleaning and brushes etc. for oiling and painting. See pics attached. It would be great if the job can be done over this weekend (7 - 9 Mar). Thanks.