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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 a Home to Suit a Lifestyle

    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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    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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    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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    01 Mar 2017

    David Reid Homes directors take on Motatapu

    David Reid Homes' directors will take on the Motatapu this weekend, raising funds for Cure Kids as they do.

    Filed under: David Reid Homes News Lifestyle Uncategorised

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    22 Feb 2017

    2 New Christchurch Show Homes

    We are very excited about the two new Canterbury show homes that we are building this year. The first in the Highsted Residential subdivision is due to be completed in June, while the second home in Prebbleton’s Sterling Park will be finished in September.

    Filed under: Choosing my home David Reid Homes News First home buyers What's new

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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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