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Why are warranties important for new builds?

November 15, 2017 Even if your chosen materials and building systems are known to stand the test of time, obtaining a warranty to... Read more.
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What is proven the longest lasting flooring?

October 26, 2017 Problems associated with a home’s flooring usually relate to longevity and durability. For example timber, engineered planks and vinyl are... Read more.
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SCALINO designed by Meneghello Paolelli Associati

October 26, 2017 An Italian soft décor hint on a minimalist washbasin. The small step as a light decorative mark characterises the solids... Read more.
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The superior Life Cycle of LED bulbs

October 26, 2017 Longevity is one of the Major advantages of LED bulbs, especially compared to the other types of bulbs available. The... Read more.
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Why choose a heat pump?

October 26, 2017 Energy Efficient Heating for Cost Savings When choosing your home heating solution, it is important to look at what will... Read more.
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A lifetime of design from Hettich

October 26, 2017 Hettich creates the perfect combination of intelligent technology, functionality and design to produce a variety of fittings for all sorts... Read more.
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Concrete … mould it, shape it, colour it …

October 26, 2017 Photo: Elephant Hill Winery features an impressive concave concrete ceiling Whether you are building your first home or rebuilding a... Read more.
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Celebrating over 35 years in the building industry

October 26, 2017 Athena Bathrooms Create Vanity Range Our vanity cabinets are made in NZ Yes, that’s right!  All of our cabinets are manufactured... Read more.
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A useful improvement to your home

October 26, 2017 Recent trends see New Zealand homes being built with a range of product to achieve airtightness. While this does improve... Read more.
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Do you know the true cost of weatherboard cladding?

October 26, 2017 With many weatherboard claddings falling into similar price brackets, it can be difficult to determine the true life cycle cost... Read more.
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Is your home a healthy home?

September 22, 2017 Healthy Homes; Spring is in the air! With spring in the air, there are also allergies in the air which... Read more.
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Hex appeal with tiles

September 21, 2017 Design-savvy homeowners are forever on the hunt for that next special touch that will turn heads and maybe even set... Read more.
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Setting the scene in lighting control

September 21, 2017 Simx are proud to launch LUMINOUS TWO, an App controlled interior light fitting, that does so much more than just... Read more.
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Introducing… XCITE

September 21, 2017 The XCITE shower is innovative in its design featuring a ring-shaped configuration that adds a touch of playfulness, while delivering... Read more.
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Decorating colour trends for 2018 and beyond – with Resene

September 21, 2017 We get used to seeing fashion trends come and go with the seasons – its fitted jeans this year, and... Read more.
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Refresh your electrical fittings

September 21, 2017 Image: Legrand NZ Arteor powerpoint. Have you been putting up with outdated, yellowed and unsightly electrical switches and powerpoints all year? ... Read more.
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Do more than just spring-clean your home, future-proof it with LED Lighting!

September 21, 2017 No matter how long this winter felt, spring is finally here. Of course, spring is a great time to clean... Read more.
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Renovating? 3 ways to make a style statement with your heating

September 21, 2017 Spring is finally here, and with a new season full of longer, warmer days, it is the perfect time to... Read more.
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Experience The Next Generation of Showering

September 21, 2017 Methven Releases Rua Rua is the latest in shower luxury from Methven.  With a stylish exterior guaranteed to be the... Read more.
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Put a spring in your step and get organised with Hettich

September 20, 2017 Spring cleaning is a time-honoured way to banish winter blues and give your home a revamp.  You receive as much... Read more.
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