When is the right time to begin a home extension in Auckland?
One of the most common obstacles to overcome before making the decision to get a company like Certified Home Extensions around to talk home extension and/or renovation options is timing.
Joinery - Keeping the elements out
External windows & doors need to be durable to keep the weather out of your home.
Cladding your home
Weatherboards are widely used as the preferred cladding for homeowners across New Zealand.
Staying home while we chip away...
Have an extension or renovation in mind?
Our team wears many hats for the journey that we go through together as we seek to create a home extension or custom new build for your family. From recommending the right designer, to holding the council accountable, to making sure that the highest standards of quality are being achieved.
Anne and Len came to us at the Auckland Home Show, knowing they wanted to retire to their home at Snells Beach, but overwhelmed at the thought of the home extension that would be required so that they could maximise their picturesque views of the beach.
All designers do the same work right? So its smart to pick the cheapest, as at the end of the day, architectural drawings are just a whole lot of expensive pieces of paper for builders to look at…
One common misconception people have before they make the decision to make some changes to their existing or build a new home, is that they should get some plans drawn up by an architect before they get a builder involved. This is how we used to think too.
How to choose the right designer for your project
With so many architectural designers offering services, it’s easy to be overwhelmed and not know where to go, or how to start. Here, we will endeavour to outline what to look for in a designer and how to decide on the right one for your project.
How do I find a Trusted Builder to work on my home?
With an industry full of cowboys with false promises, it’s no wonder people are having a hard time finding builders they trust. Here, we explore what to look for in a builder.