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Building A New House – What You Need To Know

The journey to building a new house is full of decisions - some easy and straight forward some a little trickier. You will have to decide on everything from paint colours, carpet and kitchen appliances through to things like location and materials. Perhaps the most important decisions come before any of these and they are [...]

2019-10-17T15:55:16+13:00August 27th, 2019|

Sustainable Building In New Zealand

We've all heard about building more eco-friendly energy efficient homes, but what is building sustainably all about? Read on to discover exactly what a sustainable house is, what materials are used and why sustainable building is so important here in New Zealand. What Are Sustainable Houses? The key to the definition of a sustainable house [...]

2019-05-27T11:25:43+13:00May 26th, 2019|

7 Advantages Of Building A New House

Building a new house is an exciting opportunity to create the home you’ve always wanted. Choosing the exact specifications, size and orientation along with being able to choose your colours, fixtures and fittings is not only fun and exciting it is often the culmination of many, many hours of planning and forethought. The enjoyment of [...]

2018-11-28T18:01:17+13:00November 28th, 2018|

Why Build A New Home?

A bespoke design that is tailored to your needs versus a renovation of someone else’s dream home? As with anything there are pros and cons to building versus buying a new home. Read on for our break down of everything from upfront costs, energy efficiency and the all-important location. Should I Build A New Home? Your [...]

2018-10-25T15:43:39+13:00October 24th, 2018|

Budgeting for your new home in Christchurch

When you're in the planning phase of your new home in Christchurch, budgeting is very important. You should be smart about budgeting, and always set aside a little extra for unforeseen costs. If you plan thoroughly from the start, you aren't going to have big unexpected bills later on. Be realistic When planning the budget for your [...]

2017-05-29T13:14:44+13:00May 29th, 2017|

Building an energy efficient home

If you're building new, having an energy efficient home is important. You can save money while helping to keep your family healthy in the process. There are many things you do in your new home to keep energy consumption low. Some of this technology used to be very expensive, but prices have dropped as it improves and becomes more [...]

2017-05-18T12:29:02+13:00May 15th, 2017|

New house design for a growing family

When you have, or are planning for a family, there are a number of things you need to look at in your new house design. Certain things will ensure the home accommodates the whole family and their needs. If you've just started a family, or already have a few children, there are a few ideas you can use [...]

2017-05-08T14:55:50+13:00May 8th, 2017|

Contemporary design for your new Canterbury home

Contemporary design is a sure way to make your new Canterbury home timeless. It's made up of simple, clean, smooth surfaces without any clutter or intricacies. It's sophisticated and comfortable, giving a lived in but fresh feel. The idea is to blend your furnishings and decorations for a neat, clean look. So try to avoid boxy furniture or too many decorations. Elements [...]

2017-05-04T19:14:06+13:00May 4th, 2017|

Custom home building in Christchurch

If you haven't been able to find your ideal home in an existing property, then custom home building might be the ideal choice for you. Maybe you have a large family and need multiple rooms and bathrooms. You could entertain a lot and need extra guest rooms with their own en-suites. Need an indoor studio with the right lighting? [...]

2017-04-18T12:35:05+13:00April 18th, 2017|

Tips for the perfect indoor outdoor flow

Indoor outdoor flow is a great way to improve your home's potential. When you live in a good climate like Christchurch, enjoying a good outdoor indoor flow can be very important. There are several ways of improving the flow as well as your property overall. Our tips: One of the easiest ways of starting the process is [...]

2017-03-31T09:28:27+13:00March 31st, 2017|