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Planning and Styling

  • Home Design and Build Inspiration

    25 Jul 2017

    Heating options for new builds

    How you heat your home needs to be considered in the design stage. This week on the blog, we discuss home heating options with an extreme conditions expert.

    Filed under: Building my home Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    25 May 2017

    Bold Statements with New Bathrooms

    In recent new-build trends, the bathroom has come to be valued as a feature space, rather than the standard service room of generations past. We caught up with Athena Bathrooms' business development manager about what is trending when it comes to the bathroom.

    Filed under: Building my home Lifestyle New Home Designs Planning and Styling

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    16 May 2017

    Catch Up with Long Time DRH Director Martin Wiltshire

    We caught up with David Reid Homes North Shore-Rodney director Martin Wiltshire for some insight into why he loves what he does, and what his franchise can offer clients.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home Lifestyle Planning and Styling

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    04 May 2017

    Building Lifestyle Homes to Suit Your Life

    Planning a home to suit your lifestyle can be a gradual process, one which changes as your family grows, when work commitments change, or when children leave home. With builders across New Zealand, David Reid Homes has designed and built lifestyle homes to meet the needs of people from all walks of life, catering to thousands of different people’s tastes and way of life.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home Lifestyle New Home Designs Planning and Styling

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    26 Apr 2017

    The Evolution of Exterior Joinery

    When it comes to building a home, exterior joinery plays a key role. Not only does it contribute to the functionality and aesthetic of a home, it can significantly determine how energy efficient a building is.

    Filed under: Building my home Planning and Styling Sustainability

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    13 Mar 2017

    Home Design and Build Trends

    Gable roof-lines are making a come-back on modern homes, while people opt for comfort and energy efficiency in new home design and builds.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home New Home Designs Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    12 Feb 2017

    Dulux 2017 Colour Trends

    The colour scheme selected for a home can be one of the biggest decisions there is to make when it comes to building, renovating, and redecorating. Dulux has put together four key colour themes, motivated by a desire to combat the modern challenges faced in the digital world we live in.

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    19 Jan 2017

    Bathroom Trends for 2017

    The bathroom can be one of the most luxurious and relaxing spaces in the home. The key to creating the perfect oasis lies in striking the balance between colours, textures and lighting.

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    07 Dec 2016

    Home of the Week: Kaiteriteri

    A steep, exposed site created a challenge for this award-winning build, but the result made it all worthwhile.

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    24 Nov 2016

    Waikato Showhome Built to Fit the Landscape

    With prime locations can often come tricky builds - David Reid Homes Waikato director Ben Green explains how their showhome was designed to fit the landscape.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home Lifestyle New Home Designs Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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