Frequently Asked Questions. Need a Carpenter ?

Where is your business located?
Croydon 3136, in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria Australia.

What suburbs of Melbourne do you service?
All metropolitan Melbourne, Yarra Valley and western Gippsland.
Suburbs surrounding Croydon like Croydon, South Croydon, North Croydon, Croydon Hills, Ringwood, Ringwood North, Ringwood East, Heathmont, Kilysth, Knox, Mooroolbark, Montrose, Mount Evelyn, Yarra glen, Bayswater, Bayswater North, Boxhill, Mitcham, Blackburn, Wonga Park, Yering, Lilydale, Chirnside Park, Park Orchards, Donvale, Box hill, Mont Albert North, Nunawading, Ferntree Gully, Boronia, Scoresby, Coldstream, Warranwood, Warrandyte, South Warrandyte, Wantirna, Wandin, Vermont, Yering, Yarra Glen, Dixon’s creek, Steels Creek, Healesville, Badgers Creek, Wandin, Woori Yallock, Seville, Seville east, Yellingbo, Tarrawarra, Chum Creek, Kalorama.

Do you have Insurance?

Public liability with Allianz.

Builders Warranty Insurance through Master builders

Are you qualified?
Yes I have completed my trade certificate in carpentry III.

Diploma in Building and Construction  and Certificate IV.

What payments do you accept?
Bank transfer, Cash, Cheque, Credit Card and PayPal.

How do you charge?
Normally by hourly rate, day rate or by a fixed price quote.

What services do you offer?
Check out our comprehensive list on our services page.

Do you build extensions?
We can help you through every stage of the process.

  1. Foundations data
  2. Plans/drafting
  3. Permits
  4. Construction

I need a deck built? Can you do this?
Yes I have plenty of experience in building decks. All my decks are completed to a high standard leaving all my customers happy.More information on decking types and cost can be found on our decking page here.

How often should I oil my deck?
Once a year, should keep it in good condition.

I need my outdoor stairs replaced?
Yes we can replace or repair your stairs. Commonly used timbers for this are Merbau and treated pine, but can also use Australian hardwoods.

Need a Carpenter to build / Fix Verandah or Pergola?
From a new verandah to fixing an old one, we can do it all.
Rebuild and existing rotten or damaged pergola or verandah.
Can you construct from working drawings and plans? Yes
Just need to replace old laser lite roof sheets? No worries
Rotten beams and rafters replaced.
Rotted posts? Yes we do.

I require a Merbau fence / privacy screen is this something you do?
Yes I can construct it from common Merbau board sizes 70mm, 90mm, 140mm.
Also smaller size of 42mm.
Modwood, Ekodeck, treated pine and Australian hardwoods can also be used in a privacy screen.
We are also a feature screen installer.

Need a retaining wall built, can you help?
Yes, treated pine, redgum, cypress, concrete, wood grain concrete we can get the job done.

Need a carpenter to replace rotten Weatherboards?
Leveled Constructions can supply and replace all Weatherboards . From baltic pine, western red ceder, Scyon Linea, weathertex, BCG Nuline.

I need a carpenter to drop down the floor in my bathroom so that the finished shower base is level with the floor?
Yes we can do this.

I need a wall moved, is this something you can do?
Yes from moving and propping walls to Complete removal, correct Lintels and beams placed in ceilings and walls to take the roof load.

I’m an owner builder, can u help with the carpentry work that’s involved? All carpentry work, I can also organise materials and offer advice.

I’m renovating my home, can u help?
Yes All timber and carpentry work, villaboard sheeting for bathrooms, tile underlay, plaster sheets hung, vanities installed.

Do you repair doors that are jammed or stuck.
Yes we can adjust your doors or plane them down to fit, doors normally get stuck after a change in weather due to reactive soil movement.

I need a fixing Carpenter?
Leveled Constructions can provide this.
From new Units, new houses, extensions or redo work in old houses.

Can you change door handles and locks?
Yes, from dead locks to keyless entry.

Termites have eaten some of the timbers in my house can you fix it?
Nobody likes to find termites, once you do get them treated by a pest exterminator. The the fixing and repairs can begin.
Floor joists and bearers to wall studs and plates we can repair or replace good as new.