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    01 Feb 2019

    Home Design and Build Trends for 2019

    The new year has dawned, and as with every year, trends continue to change to fit our evolving lifestyles. So what can we expect to see in terms of home design and build in 2019?

    Filed under: What's new Sustainability New Home Designs Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    22 Nov 2018

    10 Tips for the Bach these Holidays

    The family bach can take a bit of a backseat when it comes to maintenance. Here are 10 ideas for tidying the place up this summer.

    Filed under: Sustainability Lifestyle Tips and ideas

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    21 May 2018

    Subdivision Covenants Provide Scope to get Creative

    Subdivision covenants are viewed by many as restrictive when it comes to designing and building a home. However, David Reid Homes Wellington/Kapiti director Tim Sunderland says they provide inspiration to get creative with home design.

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

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    29 Mar 2018

    New Kapiti Showhome on Ferndale Subdivision

    Boasting high sustainability and eco-credentials, the single level pavilion style build of the latest Kapiti showhome exudes luxury in a natural setting, providing both relaxed living and functionality in the sustainable development of Ferndale.

    Filed under: Building my home Sustainability David Reid Homes News Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    11 Jul 2017

    Improve the warmth of your home

    When it comes to the New Zealand climate, the team at David Reid Homes Queenstown face first-hand the extremes of hot summers and freezing winters. So as the latest cold winter front moves through, we speak with Queenstown's Director Frazer MacKenzie about creating an energy efficient home.

    Filed under: Rebuilding Tips and ideas Sustainability

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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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    11 Apr 2017

    Building to Fit with the Landscape

    The latest David Reid Homes Wellington showhome was designed especially for the site it's built on. The new home strikes a perfect balance between style and functionality, fits into its surroundings, and is perfect for year-round entertaining.

    Filed under: Building my home Lifestyle New Home Designs Sustainability

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    07 Oct 2016

    Home of the week: Queenstown

    Warmth and comfort were paramount for the owners of this week's home of the week. Take a look at the contemporary and energy-efficient home designed and built for them by David Reid Homes Queenstown.

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

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    19 Aug 2016

    Water Heating Upgrades from Rheem

    Hot water heating accounts for around a third of New Zealand household energy bills, so using less hot water or choosing energy efficient hot water systems has a big impact on your energy bills.

    Filed under: Building my home Planning and Styling Tips and ideas What's new Sustainability

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    12 Aug 2016

    David Reid Homes Golden Grand Slam

    David Reid Homes has once again been ranked in the top echelon of New Zealand’s home designers and builders at the Registered Master Builders House of the Year Awards, picking up the elite Gold Reserve award in six of the nine homes entered.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home David Reid Homes News Lifestyle New Home Designs Tips and ideas What's new Sustainability

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