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    29 Sep 2015

    Building a warm, healthy home from the foundation up

    Good underfloor insulation can make a big difference to how comfortable your home is, and to the size of your energy bills.

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    18 Sep 2015

    Ventilation crucial for a Healthy Home

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    11 Sep 2015

    Get Fired Up

    Considering installing a fire or updating your current fire or heating situation? Jason Hague-Smith from Wellington Fireplace draws on 24 years of experience to weigh up the options and dispense some advice for choosing the right heating solution for your home.

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    07 Aug 2015

    Building Your Dream Home – from Conception to Reality

    It takes time, experience and creativity to design beautiful homes that are both functional and unique. Drawing from more than 20 year’s experience building homes for New Zealanders, David Reid Homes has developed more than 40 house designs to suit a range of budgets, lifestyles and needs.

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  • Home Design and Build Ideas

    30 Jul 2015

    What’s Hot In Home Heating

    Considering installing a fire or updating your current fire or heating situation? Not all heating sources are created equal and developments in both wood and gas fires has seen design, functionality and efficiency change dramatically.

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  • First Home Build and Design

    02 Jul 2015

    Architect or Design and Build Company?

    At some stage when planning your dream home, you’re going to have to make a choice about who designs it. Do you go with an architect or a design and build company?

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    26 Jun 2015

    Building Healthy Homes

    A properly insulated home will save homeowners thousands of dollars in heating costs.

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    17 Jun 2015

    Building Homes For The Future

    Sustainable construction is the future of the building industry. As proud Kiwis, David Reid Homes is committed to incorporating thermally efficient features to minimise the impact we have on the environment.

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    30 Apr 2015

    Hill Builds

    Steep sites and extreme weather conditions are common in New Zealand, creating challenges for our home designers and builders. Here at David Reid Homes our team are experts at hill builds, and we’re passionate about designing homes using techniques and materials to withstand the challenges of New Zealand’s variable weather conditions and unique geographical features.

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    08 Apr 2015

    Keeping Up With Your Builder

    STEP BY STEP: Builders should make provision for regular inspections. Caught up in the euphoria of planning your new home, it’s easy to overlook the specifics of how your builder operates. But in much the same way that it’s advisable to have a contract that covers every eventuality, it’s also handy to know how your builder works as this will smooth the building process and make it easier to handle any changes.

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