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Your guide to Building in Whangarei

Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeoples Accreditations

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to use? Is an industry based accreditation offer the same as one from the government? We’re here to dive into the mysteries of what the most common accreditations are. Let’s jump on in! There are 10 common accreditations to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering standards within their industries. Registered Master Builders Association A Registered Master… (view full article)

Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in New Zealand Homes

One of the most popular selling points of a kiwi home is the indoor outdoor flow. Whether you’re thinking of selling or just want to realise the potential of your home and the plot it stands on, considering indoor outdoor flow is important. The secret to unlocking the potential of both spaces is blurring the boundaries between inside and outside. This works regardless of the size of your garden compared to the size of your home. Select from our great ideas below to improve indoor outdoor… (view full article)

The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

The tiny home movement has definitely come to New Zealand, especially since the Christchurch earthquakes which have seen kiwis both living out of and doing business out of remodelled containers. But why has the tiny house movement gained so much traction and caused excitement lately? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design? Since the mid 1940s we've seen the average size of a kiwi home almost double… (view full article)

Mid to Upper Range Bathroom Renovation Costs & Ideas

This is part three in a four part series where we’ll discuss what features to expect for $3,000 to $100,000-plus when undertaking bathroom renovations and what you need to help you plan your bathroom renovation. This week we're looking at bathroom renovation costs for: Mid Range Bathroom Renovation Costs ($12,000 to $30,000) Location, cost of labour and materials all play a part in the costing of a bathroom renovation.  The average bathroom renovation job in Auckland will definitely cost… (view full article)

Budget Bathroom Renovation Costs - what you can expect

Last week we discussed getting started with bathroom renovation costs.   Like all home renovation projects, there’s 3 levels of renovating: good, better and absolute best. In this series of #bathroom #renovation articles we’ll walk you through the basics regardless of your budget. This week: The Basic Budget Bathroom Renovation (from $3000-$12000) It’s likely you may not be able to move a lot of plumbing around, but you could replace and update fixtures and fittings off the shelf.… (view full article)

Global Day of Parents 2014: Is your home friendly & safe for your Mum & Dad?

The Global Day of Parents 2014 is observed on the 1st of June and provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship. People are living longer and with this may come a declining mental ability or physical mobility. Although retirement homes have their place, your aging parents most likely will prefer staying in their own homes for as long as possible. Even if… (view full article)

Reviews of Whangarei Builders

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“Haigh Developments exceeded our expectation in every way. They communicated very well, we're very professional, always on time, excellent workmanship and tidied the site after every day's work. The progress payment invoices were fully transperent, all time sheets and invoices included.
We could not be happier with the finished job and would have no hesitation recommending Haigh Developments.”

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“Came late one night fix my hot water cylinder because I didn't have hot water for two days. Did great job and we got to enjoy hot showers.Would use Clay again .”

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Renovate boatshed.

28th November 2016
Workmanship5
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“The job went smoothly and we are very pleased with the outcome.”

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Salty pool

1st June 2017
Workmanship5
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Communications5

“Gavin was very easy to talk to & responded promptly to my queries & requests. Will use him again.”

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“Phil was great. He promised and delivered. Gave me a quote on Friday and was back the next day to dismantle and remove the pergola.

Very professional and efficient and gave me free advice as well. I will definitely use old school builders again.

Thanks Guys”

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Reply: “Our pleasure mate. Thanks again for the work and please do keep our contacts and refer us on.
thanks again
phill”


Lining Room

6th July 2016
Workmanship5
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Communications5

“Excellent work , carried out by Marty...went out of his way to ensure job was finished to highest standard.”

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Recent jobs posted in Whangarei

As a family business, started by Keith Hay in 1938, Keith Hay Homes literally stakes it’s name and reputation on customer satisfaction. We are currently experiencing a busy period and require a carpenter to construct…


Small bedroom with old plasterboard & soft ceiling - needs replacing with GIB plasterboard & insulation to outer walls & replace coving. Prefer if you can Gib stop as well. Budget is higher than this but there is a…


We required a qualified builder to over see and build a timber barn, very easy layout with an indsutrial type of feel, for example open plan living, polished concrete, exposed beams etc


Floor in toilet needs replacing. See photo. Negotiable on price not sure how much this job will cost. Thanks


I have a dream! It's a dream that my husband and I can find a reliable builder, that charges a fair price for a great job. In Auckland where we live, it would appear that we are more likely to see a pig take off…


My client has some BOH movable racking which needs some repairs. The fault lies underneath the unit and the shelving on one bay would need to be unloaded also to access the fault. It currently gets stuck about once a…


To start with we would like a quote for replacing rotten wood along concrete deck and around ranch slider in the front of house. Photos attached from building inspection. Photos show work needed doing.


1/Small room (possibly 2) needs insulating and lining. 2/ Closing in 2 alcoves. Framing, Gib, Doors required.


I would like a double garage (1 and 1/2 length ) with a shower & toilet. I also need a rainwater system and septic tank installed at the same time. Bare plot in Whananaki. We are currently offshore, but will work with…


7.3x6.3 Garage requires completion: Ceiling battons with man hole formation, wood set into steel C channel above garage door for fixing lining. removal and re installation of garage sectional door to enable wall…


Putting in French doors Putting gib on toilet wall and putting in window Getting sliding door for bath, currently a screen


Hello, I have a few little maintenance jobs for 95 Ruamanga Valley Road that I need help with this week please? These are tasks and some photos of the tasks: 1. Fix window in the second bedroom that does…


To build a Lean-to Carport coming from the side of house.With Iron roof but with a couple of Clear Polycarb for light. It will be approximately 3-4 wide x about 8 metres..but must view area to measure precise…


We require somebody to build and install a basic bed frame into an office space to make a day bed. The work involves removing a built in desk and constructing a basic bed frame and installing it into that space. The…


Hello - I would like some help please with replacing the timber studs at the base of my garage door at 95 Raumanga Valley Road.