R.A BUILDERS LIMITED / Building Maintenance in Te Atatu


Primary contact
Ralph Ali

  • 98%
    "Ralph did some gib and plastering work at our home. From the very beginning I was impressed with his communication. He was punctual, thorough, tidy and a pleasure to have around. He seemed to take real pride in the work he was doing for us and we couldn't fault it. We felt he went the extra mile to do additional aspects of the job that we had not expected that resulted in an excellent job. "
    Rating by: Sara  |  Rating posted: 6 days, 20 hours and 54 minutes ago  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Jan, 2018
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 100%
    6 days, 20 hours and 54 minutes agoMore details…
  • 100%
    "Ralph arrived on time and finished the work within 3 hours as promised. The job is nicely done. Highly recommended. A+++++"
    Rating by: Cecilia  |  Rating posted: 20th Dec, 2017  |  Contact: Ralph  |  Job date: Dec, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    20th Dec, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Quick response and great job. Honest and reliable. Highly recommended."
    Rating by: Shijun  |  Rating posted: 14th Dec, 2015  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Dec, 2015
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    14th Dec, 2015More details…
  • 35%
    "We employed the services of R A Builders to paint 9 exterior windows, exterior of one side of the house, small amount of gib stopping and one bedroom. We found this company to be completely unprofessional, unreliable and the work very unsatisfactory. A job that was meant to take 3-4 days took 3 weeks. The first day of work, one painter arrived and started sanding the windows. Day 2 and 2 painters arrived and were instructed to paint the windows in the pouring rain. The work did not cease until we contacted Ralph and requested that the painters move inside rather than painting in the rain. Day 3 and no painters arrived and no contact was made. The painter returned the following day and worked for a day and a half. When we checked the quality of the work on the Friday, the workmanship was terrible. The exterior windows had all bubbled due to being painted in the rain, the gib stopping looked worse than when they had started the job. There was paint on the ceiling and the window frames, none of which were supposed to be painted and the floor. Ralph had visited the property and seen the workmanship and said nothing. When we contacted him regarding this, he arranged to meet with us on site and fired the painter whilst at our property. Not only was this unprofessional but it turned out this was the first job this painter had done for this company. The nightmare continued for another 2 weeks with a builder and gib stopper painting before finally Ralph said he would send his proper painters. I thought this was what we were paying for! Things seemed to finally be on track however after the supposed completion of the job we realised the nightmare was still not over. The exterior windows had been painted whilst closed so, when we finally got them open, the paint chipped off. One of the exterior walls that was painted was all patchy due to incorrect rolling so this will need to be redone. They had to repaint 2 internal windows to cover all the paint that was accidentally put on however this was done in damp weather and the windows closed not long after so the paint has come off. We discovered that they had helped themselves to all our sanding equipment and tools without asking then proceeded to remove them along with all their gear. They were using power in our garage, they removed power connected to a freezer and never put it back resulting in all the food defrosting and having to be thrown out. Ralph asked us to make final payment immediately after the job had been completed which we did. We contacted him the next day to say we were not happy with the final result and we wanted the issues rectified. He agreed to meet and then never showed up. Once payment was made he did not want to know. We would not recommend this company!"
    Rating by: Taran  |  Rating posted: 28th Jul, 2015  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: May, 2015
    Communication: 20%  |  Quality: 30%  |  Reliability: 40%  |  Value: 50%
    28th Jul, 2015More details…
  • 100%
    "Ralph came to my assistance at short notice and did a great job. He finished the gib stopping beautifully and was great with communications and turned up on time and when her said he would, plus completed other odd jobs I needed doing at really reasonable rates. Highly recommended, and a lovely guy.
    Rating by: Lauren  |  Rating posted: 17th Dec, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Dec, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    17th Dec, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "Ralph was fantastic. His communication was awesome and he delivered on all his promises to us; Ralph turned up exactly when he said he would and the job that he did for us was first rate. I was also impressed with the fact that Ralph didn't quote us for aspects of the job that didn't need doing and, moreover, he is a thoroughly nice guy. Ralph is to be highly recommended and we will certainly contact him again when we have other jobs that need doing."
    Rating by: Tony  |  Rating posted: 30th Nov, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Nov, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    30th Nov, 2014More details…
  • 95%
    "Thanks to Ralph for a job well done and for a good price. The work done has achieved just what I wanted - a satisfactory repair to some concrete work by a local tradesman at a reasonable price. And, all of the job took only the one day to complete. Only delays in getting the work done were caused by rain storms on days previously booked. However, nothing can be done by anyone to control the weather. Job was worth the wait! Regards Graham O'Dea"
    Rating by: Graham  |  Rating posted: 23rd Oct, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Oct, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 90%
    23rd Oct, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "Ralph did some work on my bathroom and really happy with the outcome. Skim coating, painting and finishing a shower surround. Really nice guy, great communication and will definitely be using again"
    Rating by: Angela  |  Rating posted: 8th Oct, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph  |  Job date: Sep, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    8th Oct, 2014More details…
  • 98%
    "When our plasterer in Piha let us down, I came to NoCowboys and picked Ralph to call. He was so nice on the phone and said he would come that afternoon to start the job. I was amazed and very grateful. He worked quickly and neatly and did a wonderfully smooth job for us. We are thrilled with the results. Most importantly though , Ralph is honest and very thorough. He did say he would be here at 6.30 on the Sunday morning and so I had to get out of bed very early, but he didnt come until 8am!!!! Haha, silly me. We do live over a very windy road and it was pouring. He is a very hard worker and I wish him well for his future."
    Rating by: Julia  |  Rating posted: 26th Jun, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph  |  Job date: Jun, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 100%
    26th Jun, 2014More details…
  • 95%
    "Great job! Ralph did a great job replacing our old windows with new aluminium windows. He kept me informed throughout the project to ensure complete customer satisfaction. He also liaised with suppliers to ensure we get the right windows, which took pressure off me. I recommend Ralph for further work, and would use him again, if the need arises. "
    Rating by: Tani  |  Rating posted: 28th May, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: May, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 80%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    28th May, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "Ralph did such an EXCELLENT job with fixing things around my house. He is a nice, honest and reliable guy. Good value for money. His workmanship is excellent and i highly recommend him. We will be using him again for future jobs."
    Rating by: Anne Poasa  |  Rating posted: 21st May, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: May, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    21st May, 2014More details…
  • 98%
    "Very happy with work completed. Ralph turned up on time as arranged. Left everything clean and tidy and took all the old material away with him. Would use again. "
    Rating by: Colleen  |  Rating posted: 14th Apr, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Apr, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 90%
    14th Apr, 2014More details…
  • 95%
    "Ralph was easy to communicate with, arrived on time and was happy to tackle all the small jobs I needed doing. He is also researching how to do a job that has baffled others so far. Pleasant, professional and I would recommend as a handyman, especially if you need something done promptly."
    Rating by: Sarah  |  Rating posted: 18th Mar, 2014  |  Contact: Sarah Crooks  |  Job date: Mar, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 90%
    18th Mar, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "Have used R.A BUILDERS LIMITED for a number jobs.Exceptional work always prompt on time very reliable and customer focused.Excellent and professional work standard.No complains.Will definitely be using them again"
    Rating by: Aiyub Khan  |  Rating posted: 17th Mar, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph  |  Job date: Feb, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    17th Mar, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "First class service, excellent workmanship and a nice guy. Would highly recommend. "
    Rating by: Craig  |  Rating posted: 14th Mar, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph  |  Job date: Mar, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    14th Mar, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "RA Builders Limited have just finished our fencing and did a fantastic job. Excellent workmanship, Quick to communicate and completely reliable and trustworthy. We will definitely be using them again. "
    Rating by: Rochelle  |  Rating posted: 11th Mar, 2014  |  Contact: Rochelle  |  Job date: Jan, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    11th Mar, 2014More details…
  • 100%
    "Has done painting and building work for me. The work he has done for me has been of an excellent standard and I recommend him highly."
    Rating by: Wayne  |  Rating posted: 8th Mar, 2014  |  Contact: Ralph Ali  |  Job date: Jan, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    8th Mar, 2014More details…
  • 90%
    "Excellent quality and completion on time."
    Rating by: Charles  |  Rating posted: 5th Mar, 2014  |  Contact: Charles Yu  |  Job date: Feb, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 80%  |  Value: 80%
    5th Mar, 2014More details…

Primary contact
Ralph Ali

Phone number
0211 602 247

Phone number (alternative)
09 834 0369


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About us
With over 15years expirence in the construction/building industry, we can tackle any type of trade work we also take on contracts and long term projects.

What we do
We specialise in house renovation/demolition, painting contracts, gib fixing and stopping.decking and fencing, bathroom renovation or installing a new bathroom and kitchen, retaining wall, roofing contracts and services,handyman and maintenance services, alterations, plumbing, waterblasting, additions, installing new garages and many more.

Categories we service

Areas we service
Waitakere City and Suburbs, Waiheke and Gt Barrier Islands, Rodney Area, Papakura Area, North Shore City and Suburbs, Manukau City and Suburbs, Franklin Area, Auckland City and Suburbs

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