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design and advice

When building a home in New Zealand, you need to deal with a builder that understands the uniqueness of our beautiful terrain, stunning scenery and of course our climate.

To help you to become as informed as possible about your journey, and of course to keep up with the latest in our network and the building industry, we’ve developed a quiet place for you to enjoy perusing articles we’ve published. These touch on the latest in design advice, innovation and inspiration, building tips and advice, and of course some case studies which we hope will get you excited about your home building journey with David Reid Homes… so pull up a chair, grab a coffee and enjoy!

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    9 Tips For a Chic, Pet Friendly Home

    New Zealand is a nation of pet lovers, but our home design doesn’t have to go to the dogs. Follow these smart tips from our builders and suppliers to create a pet-friendly home that doesn’t sacrifice style and comfort.
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    Home Cladding Trends 2016

    Multi-clad residential builds are on the rise, with darker colours being used to provide additional contrast and create a dramatic effect for enhanced streetscape design.
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    Building in Rural Areas

    Building a home in the country is a dream many of us aspire to; clean air to breathe, a more peaceful way of living and ample options for the size and position of your new home.
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