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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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    Designing and Building a Home with David Reid Homes

    David Reid Homes Wellington and Kapiti director Tim Sunderland provides some insight into the design and build process with David Reid Homes, which starts with the initial designs and plans and goes right through to the build and handing over the keys, leaving clients to enjoy the process.
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    Choosing a Section to Build On

    Choosing a section to build on is one of the first decisions you have to make when building a new home. While budget, lifestyle and proximity to local amenities will play a big part in your choice, sunshine, prevailing weather and even your neighbours are just some of the other factors you should consider as well.
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    Frequently Asked Questions on Building a New Home

    As with any big life decision, there are many factors to think about. At David Reid Homes, we think it’s important to make the process as transparent as possible, and as such, have laid out the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about building a new home.
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    Less is More in Bathroom Design Trends

    Clearlite Bathrooms has recently seen it's biggest shake up in 15 years, bringing a range of sleek and simple products and designs for 2018. With big tiles, less grout lines and clean detailing, keeping it simple and minimal is the way forward for bathrooms.
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