This list is a few things you should check and undertake for your Autumn Home Maintenance. Check & Clear all of your gutters – As the Auckland still gets rain over the summer months, so having clean & clear gutters means that the water from your roof is carried easily away from your roof. Also […]Read more
What does the Guarantee Insurance cover for the Homeowner/Property Owner? The Halo 10 year Residential Guarantee Insurance will provide cover to the Property Owner for: Loss of deposits if the builder doesn’t start the building The builder starts but doesn’t complete the building 10 year cover for the full contract price, for structural defects including […]Read more
Now the builders have left site doesn’t mean that we have forgotten about you and your project. It seems that no one is regularly now on site, you might see the odd subtrade to finish off the last few things, it’s all gone rather quiet. But have you finished? Nearly, you will find that we […]Read more
This list is a few things you should check and undertake for your Summer Home Maintenance. Clean your heat pump filters/have your heat pump serviced – We are seeing a lot of people using their heat pumps to cool their homes over the summer months, having dirty filters and an un-serviced unit means the heat pump […]Read more
Does Building Jargon sound like another language? Well here is a Glossary with 31 Building terms you need to know when undertaking a Building Project… 4×2/6×2 – 2 standard sizes of timber, in imperial measurements – 90x45mm and 140x45mm Architrave – The Finishing timber trim that surrounds windows and doors to cover the intersection between the […]Read more
We have been working on a series of educational videos, so that you are more informed with your project choices. In this first series Adam talks about Cladding, options, colours and maintenance that needs yo be undertaken, then in part 3 he discusses what a ventilated cavity is. See our Videos on You Tube at […]Read more
During Winter while we all want to hibernate inside it is really important to complete some Maintenance around your home to ensure that the systems in your home are working efficiently and your home stays warm and dry. This list is a few things you should check and undertake for your Winter Home Maintenance. Check […]Read more
A home renovation can be stressful enough, without having to factor in children! All that noise and dust can make for frayed tempers and interrupted routines. As a family-owned business, with two little ones of our own, we want to make your home renovation as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Here’s how we suggest keeping […]Read more
Let’s face it; a renovation project can be stressful – especially as you often share your home with builders for an extended period. Follow these renovation tips to make the renovation process as stress-free as possible! 1. Safety comes first First things first: keeping yourself, your family, your pets and your property safe is our […]Read more
Do I need a Building Consent for a deck that is 1.2m above ground level?
No you don’t! With the release of the Department of Building and Housing Schedule 1, they have increased the height from 1m to 1.5m to require a Building Consent for the deck!