‘Highly recommended. Good communication and fast friendly service … Couldn't ask for better service.’

You saw a problem, we Solvd it!

Solvd exists to make life easier for you.

We grew from seeing the need to simplify how property managers, landlords and homeowners find quality Tradespeople, Builders and Handymen in Auckland, especially when multiple Trades are needed for a project.

Building the Vision

As Solvd became more and more involved in Healthy Homes Assessments and Compliance work in Auckland, we added more trades and full Project Management to our service offering.

Locally owned and operated, Solvd now has over 25of Auckland’s best trade and property specialists, including Tradies, Handymen, and Licensed Builders. We’re relentless in our pursuit of ‘better’, innovative in the services we offer and progressive in providing an end-to-end, seamless customer experience.


Solvd is committed to operating responsibly and sustainably.

Our Head Office in Mount Wellington, Auckland, is completely powered by Solar Power, and our vehicle fleet includes Hybrid vehicles.

Waste reduction, repurposing and recycling: Solvd uses recycled materials when feasible, and we recycle as waste metal and gases as much as possible.


Pride in Service Delivery: we’re passionate, energetic and believe in being the best and at our best, in everything Solvd does.


We’re problem solvers – thinking outside the box, considering the bigger picture. We’re all about solutions: ‘What’s the best way to do, or fix this? ’


You can count on us. Every team member at Solvd takes ownership and responsibility for the role we play in each project; knowing the impact and difference we make.


We win together. We’re team players: understanding that the sum of all parts, results in better quality solutions and outcomes for everyone.

Solution-focused Specialists

Licensed Builders, Tradies and Handymen in Auckland who have the expertise and proactive approach every project deserves.

Solvd has over 25 experienced and reliable Trade and Property specialists in Auckland, including:

  • Licensed Building Practitioners (LBP)
  • Healthy Homes Assessors
  • Master Electricians
  • Master Painters
  • Qualified Plumbers
  • Certified Drainlayers & Gasfitters
  • Handyman team
  • Heat Pump, HVAC & Insulation specialists
  • House Washing team


We’re energetic and positive, with a get-it-done attitude. At every stage of your project with Solvd, you’ll find our communication and advice simple, to the point and practical.

Solvd Management Team

James Tucker

James has been active in the property market for over 2 decades, initially starting to build a portfolio by buying and renovating unloved rental properties in the Wellington region from age 22. James has a real passion for upgrading old properties, often derelict or uninhabitable and turning them into homes that people love. James also has extensive knowledge of hospitality and office fit-outs and has completed dozens over the last 2 decades.

James also has first-hand experience with land development and subdivision, luxury new build project management and maintaining a rental portfolio. He’s been directly involved in over 60 residential & commercial renovations, developments and shop fit-out projects. James spends his weekends yacht racing or with his young son at hardware stores and working on his property projects.

James Beck

General & Construction Manager
James comes from a mixed background of 10 years of small business management and 15 years of construction experience, with time spent in drainlaying, building, shop-fitting and site/project management. Thanks to this wide range of experience, James is able to effectively manage resources, coordinate with various stakeholders and handle any challenges that may arise during the construction process.

James is responsible for the management of the entire construction process from planning to execution, ensuring smooth operations and maintaining high standards. James is extremely passionate about the building industry, especially the renovation and retrofit sector and is especially proud of his work restoring one of NZ's Historic Hotels.