When it come to exterior cladding on your designs, do you like to experiment, or do you stick to one or two conservative profiles? Your approach could be costing you business.
uPVC weatherboards are becoming more popular with homeowners wanting a timeless look without the hassle of regular maintenance. As an architect, you can help your clients to make decisions about how their home will look and perform over the years.Read more
When you talk about uPVC cladding with a client, their immediate thought is that it must be flimsy, and difficult to make weathertight. But the truth is much more interesting.Read more
When it comes to exterior cladding, New Zealanders have long favoured heavy, monolithic styles. But with new lightweight cladding options entering the market, that’s all changing.Read more
When looking at your design portfolio, do you notice any patterns? Do you have a tendency to fall back on particular materials or styles, especially when it comes to exterior finishes like cladding? Maybe it’s time to change things up a bit.Read more
Just like zebra stripes, ugg boots and raw food, certain building trends will cycle in and out of fashion. And this is most obvious in the areas of a home people see most – the exterior.Read more
Any time you have a join or junction in a building, you have a point where moisture can get in. And absolutely no one wants that.Read more
When it comes to exterior cladding products, New Zealanders know what they want.Read more
Even though your clients may have been watching The Block religiously, that doesn’t mean they have an extensive knowledge of the products on the market.
Where have all the builders gone? There’s plenty of work to be done. The New Zealand building industry is currently experiencing a “golden era.”Read more