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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,144 ✭✭✭ jellybear


    Works: Need a double goose neck gate and posts installed. Have gates, posts etc.

    Location: North County Dublin

    Timeline: As soon as possible

  • Registered Users Posts: 26 Hovelette

    Works: full renovation of kitchen/dining/sitting room of 3 bed semi.

    Work will include removal of 1 wall, full re-skim including ceilings, replacement of skirting/architraves/doors etc, flooring (mix tiles/wood) throughout, minor electrical on 1st/2nd fixings and installation of double sliding internal doors. Work will not include fitted kitchen or gas works.

    Location: Dublin West

    Timeline: ASAP

  • Registered Users Posts: 5 valarmg

    Username: valarmg

    Works: New build, from planning stage all the way through.

    Location: Galway City

    Professionals Needed: Architect

    Any recommendations would be appreciated, thanks.

  • Registered Users Posts: 31 dos101


    Works: Move internal door openings in apartment. Reuse existing doors. Job described here:

    Location: Dublin 7

    Professionals Needed: Two services needed. 1> Insured builder. 2> Architect or Engineer to certify closing of old door openings to fire safety regs. (Or a building company that employs an engineer).

  • Registered Users Posts: 6,620 ✭✭✭ DaireQuinlan

    Username: DaireQuinlan

    Works: External insulation on gable wall of 2 floor semi-d, including garage interior wall.

    Location: Dublin 14

    Professionals needed: Insulation fitters ?

    Looking for, as usual, personal recommendations via PM from people who've had external insulation installed on their houses over the last year or so, and were happy with the works. Thanks !

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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,498 ✭✭✭ TheIrishGrover

    Username: theirishgrover

    Works: Box off small section of downpipe (Approx H 50CM X W 20 CM X D 20CM) with 2-gang power socket for tiling.

    Location: Dublin 15

    Professionals needed: Carpenter/handyman

  • Registered Users Posts: 5 marros10

    User: Marros10

    Works: New build

    Location: Clare

    Needed: QS/PM

    Hi all, looking for recommendations/names for the above please.


  • Registered Users Posts: 40 rebelontour

    Username: rebelontour

    Works: External Plastering of garage - 7MX7.5M, Concrete Floor also needed

    Location: Co Louth/Co Down Border

    Professionals Needed: Plasterer needed to wet dash externals of 7mx7.5m garage and concrete floor also needed

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,066 ✭✭✭ purple hands

    Username: purple hands

    Works: Conversion of block built shed at back of garden to an office/study, a little over 10 meters squared (4.8m x 2.1m). Already wired for electricity and plumbed. Would need insulation, new lighting, new door and windows, heating, flooring, ethernet cabling from house etc. Would hope to use the existing shed structure as much as possible.

    Location: dublin 6W

    Professionals needed: Building contractors, handyman

    Would greatly appreciate any personal recommendations by PM. Might suit a builder in between big jobs.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2 fsniper

    Username: fsniper

    Works: Tiling for kitchen with electric underfloor heating (~33m2), laminate flooring to the rest with e-ufh (~100), maestro steps for stairs, possible extension to kitchen island

    Location: Naas/Kildare

    Professionals Needed: Tiler, Floorer, Electrician, Carpenter?

    A new build. Still doing snagging so timing is flexible.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 420 ✭✭ sapper

    Username: sapper

    Works: new internal door frame w/sidelight

    Location: Lucan

    Professionals Needed: Joiner/Carpenter

    Looking for someone who can supply (and ideally fit) an internal doorframe similar to the picture below at reasonable cost

  • Registered Users Posts: 118 ✭✭ muinteoir09

    Username: muinteoir09

    Works: Single storey extension to existing house.

    Location: North Dublin

    Professionals Needed: Engineer

    Plans/Building control drawings have been prepared. We need an engineer to carry out inspections and certify building works (at a minimum for mortgage approval). Please PM for more details/discussion. Thanks.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,637 ✭✭✭ CoDy1

    Username: Cody1

    Works: Renovation/Extension Architect

    Location: Limerick City Suburb

    Professional required: Architect

  • Registered Users Posts: 347 ✭✭ kal7

    User name: kal7

    Works: put in concrete pads (x8) to support galvanised steel balcony.

    Location: Salthill Galway

    Profession required: groundworks or concrete form worker

  • Registered Users Posts: 12,519 ✭✭✭✭ mfceiling

    Username: Mfceiling

    Works: Hotpress leak, boiler not working properly (seems to stay on forever), immersion keeps tripping on fusebox.

    Location: Terenure D6W

    Profession required: Plumber

    Pm please

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,772 ✭✭✭ bittihuduga

    Username: bittihuduga

    Works: kitchen extension (squaring off approximately 2.5m of L shaped kitchen into a square). total extended area will be 2.5m x 3.2m

    Location: Dublin west

    Professionals needed: builder

    Please PM me with recommendations of extension builder that you have used personally.


  • Registered Users Posts: 16


    Works:  planning permission drawings and Construction Drawings . new build Location: North Leitrim Border.

    Professionals Needed: registered Architect or a chartered Engineer or a registered Building Surveyor.

    Post edited by BryanF on

  • Registered Users Posts: 589 ✭✭✭ Busman Paddy Lasty

    Username: Busman Paddy Lasty

    Works: House structure survey prior to Major Renovation. Professional advice and certification on structural works during renovation.

    Location: Dublin 9

    Professionals Needed: Engineer assigned certifier.

    Survey can be done now. Renovation February 2022.

  • Registered Users Posts: 13 Llaw

    Username: Llaw

    Works: Extension

    Location: Wicklow/ Wexford

    Professionals Needed: Blocklayer/ Plasterer

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,547 ✭✭✭ roosterman71


    Works: ~2,300sqft new dwelling house

    Location: Tyrrellspass, Westmeath

    Professionals Needed: Engineer to bring from planning (granted) to finish. QS.

    Post edited by roosterman71 on

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  • Registered Users Posts: 4 Apod13

    Username: Apod13

    Works: Renovation & Extension

    Location: Dublin 18

    Professional Needed: Architectural Technician

    Planning permission just granted so now need to get construction drawings drawn up for 1930s renovation and extension. Have engineer and QS on board. Hoping to start construction mid/end Feb.

    Any recommendations greatly appreciated!

  • Registered Users Posts: 34 hydrus21

    Works: 140m2 Bungalow. New cut roof with 3 dormers and re-slated.

    In West Cork area.

    Looking for carpenters and roofers.

    Works to start late spring

  • Registered Users Posts: 733 ✭✭✭ bemak

    Username: bemak

    Works: Removal of internal & external render

    Location: West Kerry

    Professional Needed: Stonemason/Labourer

    Looking to remove the internal and external sand and cement render from a two-storey farmhouse. Main priority is the external render but will do it all if possible. Scaffolding can be provided.

  • Registered Users Posts: 516 ✭✭✭ xtradel

    Username: xtradel

    Works: Bedroom Improvement, replace carpet with wooden floor (Laminate), replace built in wardrobes with similar or premade stock (cash & carry kitchens), full painting of walls, ceiling and skirting boards, install new curtain rail.

    Location: East Galway City

    Dates: Fri 25th February - Monday 28th February (bedroom will be fully vacant for this period and cleared out of all furniture/bed etc)

    Professionals Needed: Carpenter/painter

  • Registered Users Posts: 168 ✭✭ burrentech

    Username: Burrentech (burrentech)

    Works: ~600square foot / ~50 square metre renovation project

    Location: Co Limerick, near Shannon estuary

    Professionals Needed: electrician, roofing repairer.

  • Registered Users Posts: 29 Ladybug14

    Username: ladybug14

    Works: painter - 2 bedroom house 73sqm

    kitchen fitter

    tiler - kitchen and bathroom

    rubbish removal - stairs and landing carpet, old kitchen, shed, bath, toilet, sink, old laminate flooring

    Location: Johnstown navan

    Professionals Needed: painter, carpenter, tiler

  • Registered Users Posts: 30 crzg


    Works: kitchen fitting (incl. plumbing, electrics and tiling), new bathroom, attic conversion by end of April ideally. Might swap the immersion out for a combi boiler (but depends on the advice around the bathroom).

    Eventually external insulation, windows (probably in August), some other smaller jobs around the house (swapping out 2-3 radiators)

    Location: Dublin 7

    Professionals Needed: Carpenter, builder, bathroom/kitchen fitter (not sure if it's wise to go with one for all of these jobs)

  • Registered Users Posts: 28 Blarney_man


    Works: Interesting project of tiling 105 sqm of floor area with wood effect 20x120cm tiles, skirting boards and window sills. Also, bathroom and en suite walls tiled with 60x120cm tiles, 44 sqm of walls. Looking for someone that would be available in April/May.

    Location: outskirts of Mallow, Co. Cork

    Professionals Needed: Tiler

  • Registered Users Posts: 13 Miss28cork

    Username: miss28cork

    Works: revamp 11meter by 5meter long extension to back of house, add second story extension bedroom above it (timber framed) plaster internal and external back of house extension, fit windows, fix plumbing and replace roofing.

    Location: Cork City

    Professionals Needed: Building Contractor, plumber, plasterer, carpenter. Pm any recommendations.

    Post edited by Miss28cork on

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  • Registered Users Posts: 10 definitedragon

    Username: (

    Works: adding membrane to roof of semi-detached, and re-installation of tiles

    Location: North Dublin City

    Professionals Needed: roofer

    Recommendations (and warnings!) appreciated