building advice

6 tips for hiring and keeping the best building subcontractors

The Team at Palliside 08 December 2016

We work with builders across the country, and we know from hearing about their experiences and seeing them in action that one of their biggest challenges is managing building subcontractors. As a builder, you can probably relate.

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building advice

Five reasons to reduce construction waste on your building site

The Team at Palliside 06 December 2016

Reducing waste, reusing and recycling materials can have a huge impact not only on the environment, but on your bottom line.

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building advice

What builders can do to avoid building consent delays

The Team at Palliside 01 December 2016

One of the most frustrating aspects of the building process occurs before ground is even broken – during the building consent stage.

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Insider

Three ways to avoid costly building disputes

The Team at Palliside 29 November 2016

Building disputes are common in the construction industry, and can be a real headache for the builder who ends up in the middle of them. We decided to investigate ways builders could help prevent disputes arising in the first place.

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cladding maintenance

Home maintenance tips: removing stains from exterior cladding

The Team at Palliside 20 October 2016

You’ve just moved in to your new home, and it looks wonderful. Everything, from the interior rooms to the exterior cladding, is clean and fresh and pristine and new.

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Exterior Cladding

How to clean your exterior cladding

The Team at Palliside 18 October 2016

No matter how tidy your house and garden are, dirt will accumulate on your exterior over time. And it’s this dirt that hastens deterioration of your paint or finish.

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Exterior Cladding

How often should you paint your exterior cladding?

The Team at Palliside 13 October 2016

Regular maintenance of your exterior cladding on your home will ensure it remains watertight and looking great for many years to come.

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Exterior Cladding

Critical maintenance guide for your exterior cladding

The Team at Palliside 11 October 2016

Although your building contractor and cladding company have responsibility under the law for faulty installations or defects, the responsibility of maintaining your exterior cladding falls to you.

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New Home Build

Builder contracts and responsibilities for maintaining the exterior of your home

The Team at Palliside 06 October 2016

When it comes to maintaining the external look of your new home, the responsibility for keeping things looking great mostly falls to you, as the owner.

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New Home Build

How to choose the right builder for your dream home

The Team at Palliside 04 October 2016

Builders have the toughest job on site, having to translate the plans into a real physical structure.

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