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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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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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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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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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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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5 essentials for a modern, low-maintenance kitchen

The Team at Palliside 04 January 2018


They say a clean kitchen is the sign of a wasted life, but only up to a point. While there’s no way to escape the dishes, there are a few means to make your daily kitchen maintenance less of a grind.

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Low maintenance living starts with good design

The Team at Palliside 19 December 2017

Cleaning and maintaining the house isn’t exactly at the top of everyone’s “favourite things to do” list. Yet homeowners can’t afford to ignore it. However, with the right design and materials, it is possible to spend less time maintaining your new home and more time enjoying it.

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