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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 & 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.

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 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 in Ballarat

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.

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.

I need tradesman services

$9,999

Alfredton VIC, Australia

21st Aug 2019

Wall padding, soft fall flooring, Perspex windows, roof points for hammock.

Build a covered verandah onto my home

$2,500

Wendouree VIC, Australia

14th Mar 2019

Need a quote to build a covered verandah approx 7x4 metres onto the west side of my house

Repair damaged 12' Dometic Caravan awning

$300

Greendale VIC 3341, Australia

19th Feb 2017

repair or replace damaged 12' Dometic Caravan awning canvas in Greendale.

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.

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.

Repair two weather boards, build awning

$700

Buninyong VIC 3357, Australia

30th May 2019

Second story weatherboard repair replacement painting. Cottage style awning

Paint awnings

$125

Ballarat VIC, Australia

24th Feb 2019

Need someone with a steady hand to paint 4x timber window awnings. Paint/brushes/tape all supplied. Awnings are assembled so will need to be careful not to get paint on windows/house.

Cladding on apartments

$980

Ballarat VIC, Australia

1st Aug 2015

Install timber battens a cladding.

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

Cladding and carpentry for new build

$1,000

Cardigan VIC 3352, Australia

10th Mar 2020

I am building a new house in Cardigan and need a carpenter to install all external cladding, erect a pagola (materials supplied) construct a wrap around decking, and complete all internal carpentry work

Cut concrete verandah

$300

Ballarat Central VIC, Australia

22nd Aug 2019

Cut up concrete verandah. Remove concrete. Size approximately 6 x 2 metres 200mm thick.

Resurface bathtub

$300

Beremboke VIC 3342, Australia

8th May 2019

Hi Brett, I have an old freestanding bathtub with cracks in the bottom ( not the metal part, but the white "paint"). Looking for a quote to have it fixed. I am 100 percent flexible with when it can be done. Cheers, Bo

Handyman/carpenter to rebuild built in wardrobe

$10

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

4th Sep 2018

Two adjoining bedrooms have built in robes; I want Room 1 to have both and Room 2 to have none. The robes are full height - 2600mm approx and each 1330mm approx wide. Task includes cutting plaster in room 1, taking off architraves and doors in Room 2. Putting architraves on in Room 1. Boxing in ducted heating coil in Room 2 wardrobe (as pictured). Wardrobe doors are ugly so may need to be completely replaced. Install fixtures to wardrobe doors. Room 2 will need replastering but I have someone who can do that. as we are renovating an old house there will be other tasks so would love someone very local in Ballarat. I could not estimate how long this would take/cost - so give me a reasonable price thanks.

Need a built in wardrobe in the bed room.

$550

Maryborough VIC 3465, Australia

1st Oct 2014

length--95 inches, Width---78 to 80 Inches. Just need two or three sections with the shelves in the middle, not up to the top but just half way and no mirror but white colour, mallamine.