When a project goes well, it’s tempting to copy and paste the building specifications to a new project – especially if you’re time-poor. However, it’s best to avoid this practice as it can cause problems further down the track.Read more
A quick install is vital to maintain the integrity of the cladding and ensure it isn’t damaged by inclement weather before it’s made watertight. Plus, a quick install keeps the client happy, as they can see real progress being made on their home. For these reasons, more builders are recommending uPVC cladding to clients.Read more
73% of home builders seek guidance from their builder for the materials used in their home’s cladding. Therefore your clients trust you to know and recommend the right cladding solution for their particular build, which is why it’s important to understand different cladding options.Read more
They say, “don’t judge a book by it’s cover,” but ironically, that’s exactly how many people choose a book. And the same can be said of a home’s exterior. A house that looks great from the street will attract a higher value and stand as a beacon advertising your skill and expertise.Read more
When it comes to what goes into their homes, New Zealanders trust their builders. A recent study from Perceptive Research found that 73% of home builders seek guidance from their builder for the materials used in their home’s cladding.Read more
The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment have raised some concerns that a number of building products being used around New Zealand are not fit for purpose.
For your clients, choosing the colour for their home’s cladding is all about aesthetics. However, there are other factors to consider.Read more
Cladding can be one of the most time-intensive jobs on a build, especially when you’re fighting against inclement weather or a hard deadline.
The apprentice scheme is a centuries old method of learning, where a young student works alongside a master and learns on the job. However, once that apprentice has completed their training, how do you keep them on your crew?Read more
The builders and subcontractors we talked to explained that substituting one product on the plan for another is pretty common.Read more