Staying in your home for an extended time is often because you love the area, have established great connections with the schools and clubs, and often have neighbours who have now become your friends. But after being there for some time, you might have outgrown the current space, due to a growing family, or want […]Read more
What is a Budget?
‘An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time’ is the official definition. A Budget is about trying to make a prediction at a moment in time of costs for the project. Is your budget a target, a goal, a limit, an idealism, or something to guide some of your decisions? […]Read more
Summer Home Maintenance
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
Educational Series – Cladding
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
How to survive a home renovation with children
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
Renovation tip: How to cope with a construction project (and keep sane!)
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?
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!