Brothers Construction Group Ltd T/A BCG / Building Contractors in Avondale


295 New North Road,

Ph: 098286699

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Primary contact
Evan Lin Lin

Postal address
152C New North Road,
Mt Albert,

  • 38%
    "Update: We settled before the Disputes Tribunal hearing. BCG admitted their fault and agreed to refund us part of the money so I withdrew the application. They also said that the project manager who looked after our renovation has left the company.

    They work with cowboys and don't take responsibility for the work. We had to apply to disputes tribunal (hearing coming up in March).

    You hire a big professional company and a project manager (PM) thinking that they will take the stress of a renovation off of you, that they have the skills and connections, but this renovation has been one of the most stressful periods of my life.

    For a tiny kitchen, bathroom and laundry they had 5 weeks to finish, reasonable timeframe as agreed by them, and out of these five, the last 4 weeks we were oversees.

    The PM promised he'll update us and send us photos while we were away. He has never informed me about anything without me asking him first, and he has never sent one photo.

    My brother went there every weekend and sent me pictures and week after week the situation was more worrying. Every time the PM was saying that they'll finish before we come back.

    After the FOURTH WEEK we still didn't have gib on the walls because the whole project was held back by the plumber not showing up and there were so many days when there was no work on the house.

    We had to airbnb for another week until we could move back home and there were still bits and pieces that needed to be fixed or finished.

    The PM's attitude didn't help with our frustration either as his replies where in the lines of "I don't understand where this is coming from", "I don't control the sub-tradies", "I offered to deduct your $500 accommodation from the $34K invoice, what else do you want?", "We'll try to come sometime this week", "The plumber was a joke" and "I was too kind when I answered your call on a Saturday outside working hours" when I had called to tell him that the drain in the laundry was not up to code.

    Although the place was greatly improved, the work on the kitchen hardwood floor was very unsatisfactory, there were gaps between newly installed planks, big enough to see the insulation under the house; the two wall mounted taps were not symmetrical (8cm difference!!) on the vanity and also scratched; the brand new bath tub was scratched before we even got to use it; the toilet bowl was dirty with PVC pipe glue, and they left marks and scratches in the hardwood floor (the newly refurbished one and the rest of the house).

    I was promised a different plumber for the kitchen, but the same guy showed up.

    Considering the plumber's attitude and quality of work, we started doubting that he was even licences so we asked BCG for all tradies and sub-tradies licences and also a warranty certificate for the work they had conducted. I was told it was standard procedure with the company, but it took more than 3 months and dozens of emails exchanged to receive the paperwork.

    We have also asked for a $5000 discount for the unsatisfactory work and although they had admitted their fault, they didn't agree on the amount and insisted to repair the damage themselves. Because we didn't trust them and because we weren't willing to start another renovation, we ended up applying to the disputes tribunal.

    When we finally received the warranty certificate (after applying to DP) they told us that the wet area in the shower had not been waterproofed and that the tiler can't guarantee the work.

    Also, the rest of the warranty was for 12 months when under Builders Act we should be covered for 10 years.

    So now we're waiting for the Disputes Tribunal hearing in March.

    Based on how they handled this project and the situation we ended up in, I would qualify BCG as cowboys and I would recommend anyone to avoid working with them.

    Rating by: Cristina  |  Rating posted: 3rd Feb  |  Contact: Sam Renall and Evan Lin  |  Job date: Aug, 2018
    Communication: 20%  |  Quality: 30%  |  Reliability: 60%  |  Value: 40%
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  • 100%
    "Brothers Construction Group have been our first (and only call) for the last 6 years, and have always provided great service. A variety of construction, earthmoving and decorating on a number of our sites. Always prompt attention, quick to start and complete contracts and great pricing. Can't see us going anywhere else. Regards, Anthony and Janet"
    Rating by: Anthony and Janet  |  Rating posted: 25th Apr, 2017  |  Contact: Evan Lin  |  Job date: Apr, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    25th Apr, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "These guys are perfect if you want to renovate your house. We renovated our Bathroom and toilet and did a complete renovation. Their quote was at a good price and they did the job to my satisfaction.

    The one thing I like is, they're reliable and don't charge the earth, so I dont have to waste my time asking for multiple quotes from other vendors. You know that the quote that they give you is the right one and you're not getting ripped off.

    I plan on buying do ups and would contact BCG in future. Highly recommended."

    Rating by: Geoffrey  |  Rating posted: 24th Apr, 2017  |  Contact: Charles  |  Job date: Mar, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    24th Apr, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Absolutely reliable and honest company. Workmanship above expectations and communication top notch."
    Rating by: Wayne Scholtz  |  Rating posted: 24th Apr, 2017  |  Contact: Jacob Cheng  |  Job date: Mar, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    24th Apr, 2017More details…
  • 95%
    "The 2nd of 2 painting jobs, he arrived and I had the wring paint. He went away and got the right paint, and did all the jobs quickly and as required. Very good work. Highly recommend!"
    Rating by: Karyn  |  Rating posted: 26th Mar, 2012  |  Contact: Charles  |  Job date: Jan, 2012
    Communication: 80%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    26th Mar, 2012More details…
  • 95%
    "Brother Painters recently completed a plastering job for our 1-bedroom unit.

    Charles was always prompt in responding to emails, turned up on-time each day and did an extremely professional job.

    I should also note, they had VERY reasonable pricing. Don\'t let a lack of english put you off these guys - they certainly know the trade and trade language :)

    So, in short - I highly recommend brother painters for any plastering job (we were so happy with the job we are now getting them to do our painting work too!)"

    Rating by: George  |  Rating posted: 4th Nov, 2011  |  Contact: Charles  |  Job date: Nov, 2011
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    4th Nov, 2011More details…
  • 100%
    "Will use again for my deck painting in the summer. Fast, professional and well priced. Also gave best advice even though meant they might miss out on some jobs. Highly recommended A"
    Rating by: Karyn  |  Rating posted: 10th Jun, 2011  |  Contact: Charles  |  Job date: Jun, 2011
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    10th Jun, 2011More details…
  • 100%
    "so fast service and high quality but low cost come from brotherpainters !thank you so much charles,good leader with good boys be perfect team."
    Rating by: Lu  |  Rating posted: 11th Nov, 2010  |  Contact: Ting  |  Job date: Nov, 2010
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    11th Nov, 2010More details…

Primary contact
Evan Lin Lin

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Physical address
295 New North Road,

Postal address
152C New North Road,
Mt Albert,

About us
We are a reputable licensed construction company base in Avondale. We provide service to both residential and light commercial properties across Auckland. We have a professional and friendly team to help you make your dream home become reality. We promise 100% customer satisfactory. Put all efforts to meet your requiremen­ts and outstanding outcomes with a reasonable price. We are hard working and responsible. You WON'T be disappointed.

What we do
We specialists in:

** Design & New Build
** Commercial & Residential Development
** Minor Dwellings
** Addition & Alterations
** Comprehensive Renovations
** Bathroom & Kitchen Renovations
** Excavation & Earthmoving
** Painting & Plastering

Contact Our Registered Master Builders for ONE-STOP Service - Fixed Price Guarantee.
Office & General: 09-828 6699 / [email protected]
New Home/ Renovation: Charles: 027-519 9139 (North/West/Central)
Jacob: 027-502 9799 (East/South/Central)
For all Painting & Plastering Job: Bowen: 027-535 0621
Get right people to make your job done, Keep it Simple with Brothers!

Categories we service
Plasterboard / Plaster stopping, Painting & Decorating Contractors, Painters / Painting Contractors, Maintenance & Repair / Renovation, Landscaping Services, Excavating & Earthmoving, Earthworks & Retaining Walls, Design & Construction, Construction Companies, Concrete Services, Carpentry Companies, Building Removals & Demolition, Builders, Bathroom Remodelers, Architects

Areas we service
Westmere, Westfield, Western Springs, Waterview, Waitakere City and Suburbs, Wairau Valley (North Shore), Waikowhai, Three Kings, Te Papapa, Tamaki, St Marys Bay, St Lukes, St Johns, St Heliers, Sandringham, Royal Oak, Rosedale, Auckland, Rodney Area, Remuera, Ponsonby, Point Chevalier, Penrose, Parnell, Papakura Area, Panmure, Owairaka, Otahuhu, Orakei, Onehunga, One Tree Hill, North Shore City and Suburbs, Newton, Newmarket, New Windsor, Mt Wellington, Mt Roskill, Mt Eden, Mt Albert, Mission Bay, Meadowbank, Manukau City and Suburbs, Manukau (Auckland), Lynfield, Kohimarama, Kingsland, Hillsborough (Auckland), Hillsborough, Herne Bay, Grey Lynn, Greenlane, Grafton, Glendowie, Glen Innes, Freemans Bay, Franklin Area, Epsom, Ellerslie, Central Park, Blockhouse Bay, Belmont (Auckland), Balmoral, Avondale, Auckland City and Suburbs, Auckland Central

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