G Revake Builders Ltd / Builders in Henderson


Primary contact
Geresoma Revake

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    "I would recommend G.revake builders LTD to anybody who are on a budget. They gave us two different quotes which we then agreed on one of the quotes. G.revake had a contract for us to sign. They organised a payment plan that we were happy with and it made it easier for us to follow. Amazing.
    The work they did on our project was amazing and they always kept us aware of their progress. Communication was not a problem. If we needed changes on our plans G.revake would always return our call, emails or text messages. Amazing.

    Our steps on the deck which lead to our front door, were uneven and for years it was hard for my disabled sister to get up and down on. We asked G.revake if they can fix the deck steps for my disabled sister. G.revake did not hesitate and was willing to do the extra job for us. G.revake completed the steps on her birthday and she loved it. We are grateful and thanks to G.revake my sister loves her birthday present. Amazing.

    G.revake exceeded our expectation and we are grateful and honoured that G.revake were able to help us with our project.

    Again I would recommend G.revake to all my family and friends who need help with their building projects.

    Thank you G.revake for all your hard work and efforts on our project. Especially to those hard working men who did the job in the rainy windy weather of Auckland.

    God bless.
    Rating by: Mona  |  Rating posted: 5th Aug, 2018  |  Contact: Geresoma Revake  |  Job date: Apr, 2018
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    5th Aug, 2018More details…
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    "We had a great experience with Gary as our builder which was a huge relief after the experience we had with our architect, it actually restored our faith in the whole building process. Our building site had challenges with no site access and being on a steep slop and this was no problem to Gary and his team. Workmanship was excellent and we flew through inspections. Gary was good at arranging contractors, electricians, joiners and roofers. Communication was excellent as we needed to be kept in the loop so we could put the dogs away (calling, txting and emailing my preferred method no problem). We also requested that we do some of the finishing off/decorating jobs to cut costs and this was no problem. Gary works with integrity and has a great rapport with his workers. The job was completed on time which was good as we were expecting our second child. We are happy to recommend G Revake Builders to anyone that asks."
    Rating by: Nicola  |  Rating posted: 1st Aug, 2018  |  Contact: Gary Revake  |  Job date: Jun, 2018
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    1st Aug, 2018More details…
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    "DO NOT ENGAGE this builder we have taken a complaint out with the Licensed Building Practitioner's body and Certified Builders body.
    Gary took on our job in October that would take about three month he told us. Nearly 9 months on, and two building inspection reports reporting workmanship not up to standard, work not as per building consent, not using materials as specified in building consent, non-compliant materials in the retaining walls, non-compliant materials in the deck framing, not plum doors, abundant use of silicon to fill gaps where the walls were not square, to cover over gaps in beading Gary has not come to remedy.

    When asked repeatedly to meet with us to discuss concerns and then these reports he was very rude, aggressive and unprofessional email responses to requests to meet and would not meet or engage with us regarding issues when they arose.

    When Gary's team put the roofing on the extension they put it on incorrectly, and when it was pointed out he came and attempted to fix the problem but left deep gouges in the roofing iron, thus voiding the warranty of the roofing iron; he has not followed the building consent plans for the roof nor the waterproofing material, the slopes are wrong it is a DISASTER.

    Gary forgot to put in the water tank until after the build, as such has installed a tank and retained it without it being on the building plans, thus causing us cost by having to have the plans varied, the consent varied and an engineering report to be completed.

    When excavating the ground to put the concrete pad for the minor dwelling down, he excavated to the boundary and exposed the foundations of the neighbour's boundary fence. It was only after an inspector's comment that he retained that area however he used non-complaint materials and it has to be removed and redone - but Gary will not do this.

    The minor dwelling has a leak in the basin of the bathroom, that caused flooding in the bathroom. Whilst the mess was cleaned up, the basin tap still leaks, the grouting in the brand new tiled floors are stained orange and look terrible.

    Gary has now stated he will not sign off our CCC so we have been left with no choice but to take a formal complaint to LBP body and have also been advised that we will need to take legal action because at this moment we can neither insure the minor dwelling and extension, I cannot move into the minor dwelling and am being forced to take rental accommodation. It is all outrageous and frankly could have been avoided if Gary engaged with us but he consistently refused to.

    Gary also left the site in a terrible mess, with wooden planks with nails in lying around the back yard, there is still builders rubble on our driveway that he has not cleared, damage to the house and fence not remedied.

    Gary's communication is sparse and overall his email communications with us can only be described as unprofessional being aggressive and rude

    Be vigilant if you use him, ensure that any insurance you take out covers poor/faulty workmandship and ensure your contract covers what to do in the event of a dispute.
    Geresoma Revake responded:
    "My apologies for the bad workmanship, no one else to blame but myself, took on the project on a good will budget, with the previous builder double the price. I have underestimated the vast of the project, structurally. Earth works, piles 1.5m under existing house with minimum space 450mm. I regretted the delay of the flames to arrive on site. It was push to finish, short of guys and leaving apprentice unsupervised. My bad. "
    Rating by: Deb  |  Rating posted: 22nd May, 2018  |  Contact: Gary Revake  |  Job date: Sep, 2017
    Communication: 0%  |  Quality: 10%  |  Reliability: 0%  |  Value: 70%
    22nd May, 2018More details, one reply…
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    "Gary took on our house extension project after our initial contractor went bankrupt on us. He finished the job to a good standard, he's very honest and trustworthy, and the price was good too. Highly recommended. "
    Rating by: Tom  |  Rating posted: 13th Apr, 2018  |  Contact: Gary Revake  |  Job date: May, 2016
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 90%
    13th Apr, 2018More details…
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    "Prompt service, good communication and quality workmanship. "
    Rating by: Shakeel  |  Rating posted: 13th Mar, 2018  |  Contact: Gary  |  Job date: Jul, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    13th Mar, 2018More details…
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    "We found Gary on recommendation from a neighbour who had just completed an extension and we so happy we did! Gary is awesome and his team are great too. He worked around us while we stayed in our home during the extension, kept us updated on any changes and handed over an awesome extension to our home which we love.

    He is reliable, honest, friendly and goes out of his way to sort out any issues that crop up along the way. "

    Rating by: Angela  |  Rating posted: 12th Mar, 2018  |  Contact: Gary  |  Job date: Jan, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    12th Mar, 2018More details…
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    "We built our house with Gere at G.Revake builders. Excellent builder. Very honest and reliable, he never let us down. House was built on time and on budget. Gary is very fussy, has high standards and a high workmanship. "
    Rating by: O Rasheed  |  Rating posted: 21st Feb, 2018  |  Contact: gary  |  Job date: Sep, 2016
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    21st Feb, 2018More details…
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    "Gary is quite responsible and knowledge builder. Ke knows his job very well and completed the job quite professionally. The end result is quite nice though it took little time to complete but that was not much of his fault. We are very satisfied with his workmanship, knowledge, advise and guidance during the construction. Will highly recommend Gary for any other similar jobs"
    Rating by: Ajay  |  Rating posted: 11th Sep, 2016  |  Contact: G Ravake  |  Job date: Sep, 2016
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 70%  |  Value: 100%
    11th Sep, 2016More details…
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    "We initially engaged a 'project manager' to handle our renovations. That was our first mistake. The so called 'project manager - Jon Sommers ended up taking off with all our money and left the the job half done. Our saving grace has been our builder - Mr Gary Revake. I cannot speak highly enough of him. Not only is he an extremely talented builder but he's particularly hard working and extremely honest. Every tradie and/or the Council inspector has commented on the quality of his workmanship. He's also gone beyond the call of duty by arranging all the other tradies that we need to complete our extensive renovation. If anyone is thinking of building/renovating then I can't suggest strongly enough that you contact Garry."
    Rating by: Stuart  |  Rating posted: 24th Aug, 2016  |  Contact: Gary Revake  |  Job date: Aug, 2016
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    24th Aug, 2016More details…

Primary contact
Geresoma Revake

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Physical address
21 Preston Ave,

About us
Hi my name is Geresoma, I have been in the building industry for over 15years and I have currently taken on the role to run my own company. We manage new homes, extensions, renovations, commercial fit outs and all out doors, we pride in our workmanship and endeavor to meet customers expectation. With that in mind we offer 10 year guarantee with the association of Certified Builders.

What we do
We manage new homes, renovation, extensions, commercial fit out and all out doors.

Categories we service
Design & Construction, Decks & Decking, Custom Homes Builders, Construction Companies, Concrete Services, Commercial Carpenter, Carpentry Contractors / Carpenters, Carpentry Companies, Building Supplies & Fittings, Building Removals & Demolition, Building Maintenance, Building Designers, Building Contractors, Builders, Bathroom Remodelers

Areas we service
Waitakere City and Suburbs, Ponsonby, Parnell, Papakura Central, Papakura Area, Otara, Onehunga, North Shore City and Suburbs, New Lynn, Mt Wellington, Mt Roskill, Manukau City and Suburbs, Manukau (Auckland), Hillsborough (Auckland), Henderson, Glen Eden, Blockhouse Bay, Balmoral, Auckland City and Suburbs, Auckland Central, Albany

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