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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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    21 Jun 2017

    Four Ways To Reduce Condensation On Windows

    A key part of keeping your home warm in the winter and avoiding winter illnesses lies in ensuring your home is well insulated and dry. Condensation on windows can indicate moisture in the air, and can make your home harder to heat. Consider these four smart tips for reducing moisture in your home.

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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.

    Filed under: Planning and Styling Tips and ideas

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    08 Feb 2017

    Should you buy or build a new home?

    If you are looking at buying a house, whether it is your first home or your fourth, you may be wondering whether you should buy an existing house or build a brand new one. In this article, we look at the pros and cons of buying vs building.

    Filed under: Building my home First home buyers Tips and ideas

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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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    10 Nov 2016

    Selecting a Home from the Plan

    Options can be endless when it comes to building a home, but it doesn't have to be difficult. With David Reid Homes, creating your dream home can be as simple or complex as you'd like it to be.

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

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    02 Nov 2016

    Home of the Week: Southland Farmhouse

    Traditional Kiwi farmhouses were not necessarily known for their good design or creature comforts. Often old, cold and draughty, farmhouses just came with the farm and families made do with them as they were. The owners of this Southland home wanted a modern home, which still had elements of a traditional farmhouse.

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

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  • Home Design and Build

    26 Oct 2016

    Knock Down and Rebuild

    Imagine living in a new home, built exactly the way you want it, designed to suit your lifestyle but still in the neighbourhood you love. Choices don't have to be limited to renovating or moving and starting again; with David Reid Homes you can stay in the neighbourhood you love, and have a brand new home.

    Filed under: Building my home Choosing my home Lifestyle Planning and Styling Rebuilding Tips and ideas

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    12 Oct 2016

    Latest trends in design and build

    David Reid Homes builders from throughout the country let us in on what's trending in home design and building.

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

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