New Home Build

6 common types of construction delays—and how to avoid them before it’s too late

The Team at Palliside 29 May 2018

Building a house? You need to maintain your momentum. Learn about the most common delays you’ll be faced with as a homebuilder, and the techniques you can use to lessen the damage—or even avoid them entirely.

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New Home Build

To plan, or off-the-plan: what’s the fastest way to build a home?

The Team at Palliside 22 May 2018

Good things take time—but how much time?

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New Home Build

Have you got the right stuff? These are the best materials for building a new house

The Team at Palliside 15 May 2018

Houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built from a wide variety of different materials—but which is right for your build?

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The building consent process: what you need to know before starting your home build

The Team at Palliside 08 May 2018

A building consent is an approval from your local district council to perform a set of specified work. This consent involves an application process, governed by the Building Act 2004. It is often a requirement for major construction work, particularly for new home builds.

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How sloping land can impact your home build timelines

The Team at Palliside 01 May 2018

If you’re considering a home build on sloping land, you need to factor a longer timeline. But how much longer? About 3 months, according to the builders we’ve spoken to.

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New Home Build

The most commonly forgotten costs of building a new house

The Team at Palliside 24 April 2018

There’s only one thing more expensive than a home-building budget, and that’s a home-building budget that misses important stages or doesn’t take into account any additions.

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New Home Build

Who do you need to build a house?

The Team at Palliside 17 April 2018

Wondering who needs to be included in your home build? Wonder no more. We’ve gathered all the information you need to know about the home building professionals you need, what they do, and how to find the best of them for your next project.

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Should you project manage the construction of your new home?

The Team at Palliside 12 April 2018

Project managers are an integral lynchpin in the new home construction process for most home builders—but there are those who prefer a more DIY approach.

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Architectural Design Testimonials

Dynex uPVC Soffit gets the nod from architectural designer Bruce Campbell

The Team at Palliside 10 April 2018

As a business owner and architectural designer, Bruce Campbell is a busy man. So when it came to building his own home, he knew he needed materials that would free him from the rigours of extensive property maintenance and also withstand the coastal climate of his new home—and deliver on looks.

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Building Advice Testimonials

uPVC soffit provides the perfect lifestyle solution

The Team at Palliside 03 April 2018

After 15 years in their old build on their Tuakau lifestyle block, wife and husband duo, Donna and Peter Cronin, decided it was time for something new. They’ve set about designing a new low-maintenance home that takes advantage of their section spectacular views and grants them the time to enjoy it day in day out.

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