Your 7 Point Renovation Checklist

Renovating your dream home is a major decision. It’s a decision you’ll need to think about carefully. And here’s how… Determine The Why It’s important to stand back and contemplate your reason for renovating. Ask yourself:What is your motivation for renovating? Do you need more space for your growing family? Would an extension enable this?…read more >

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Your Ultimate Simple Cookie Recipe For Lockdown – Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s a fact. In lockdown we spend more time in the kitchen, trying new recipes. These Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies are a fantastic crowd pleaser with their crunchy outer and gooey center. Make them small for a little afternoon treat or make them big! These cookies are a quick and satisfying bake.  Ingredients 175g butter,…read more >

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A Crowd Pleaser Dinner The Whole Family Will Love This Lockdown: Beef Rendang Curry.

There’s nothing quite like the beautiful fragrance of a delicious beef rendang. This rich and tender Malaysian beef stew is a definite crowd pleaser for the whole family. With minimal preparation time, this is a great meal to prepare ahead of time. Leave it to simmer and only stir it occasionally. If you haven’t tried…read more >

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What’s on trend for bathroom tapware

Transform your bathroom from ordinary to luxury, slick and stylish simply by choosing the right tapware. Often overlooked for larger ticket items, tapware is now back in the spotlight bringing high end quality to even the most basic bathrooms.

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Stuck on what resource and building consents you need?

Knowing what types of consent to apply for and understanding the legal requirements can be confusing and time consuming! And knowing what projects do and don’t need consent can be a headache. So is there a way to make resource and building consent simple?

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How To Choose The Right Shower For Your Bathroom: Advantages of a Walk-In Shower

The bathroom is the most used room in the house yet often the smallest. So how do you create a functional, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing room? Walk-in showers are becoming an increasingly popular design. Characterised by their open space, the walk-in shower is essentially an extension of the bathroom floor. They have no hinged doors which enables you to just ‘walk-in’.

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You Could be Surprised at What’s Growing ON Your House?

When did you last take a close look at the sides of your house, the surface of your deck or your driveway? Over time, houses get dirty with the changes in seasons and being constantly exposed to the elements. Left unattended, the outside of your house could become a breeding ground for all sorts of nastys such as mould, algae or fungus. Not only does it look unattractive, it can damage your exterior finishes – hastening maintenance.

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Affordable Housing In Auckland … Is It Possible?

Do you dream of having a home that is comfortable but also has a bit of your personality injected into it? Does the cost of buying a house versus the type of house you get have you squirming?

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Love Your Place But Not Your Space? A House Extension Could Be Right For You

Have you outgrown your space? Do you need more room for your growing family? A house extension gives space to the home you love without the hassle of moving. It adds a new lease of life to your property by making it more functional. Many people put a house extension in the “too hard” basket. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Adding an extension can be cheaper than selling and buying again.