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We all need to vent

While it may seem a little strange, you don't actually want an air-tight home. If the air can't get out, you're trapped inside with dampness and mould. Roof space ventilation is the answer.

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Room for one more?

Looking for a new office space? There's limited space still available at 49 Main Highway, in the Trends Media Group Building. Here's all you need to know

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The 6 most important spa pool considerations

Spa pools can be a great addition to an outdoor area, but as with any large purchase, there are important things to consider before you go out and buy one

Beginner's guide to home design

So you want to transform your old bungalow into something more contemporary? Great! But how do you get started?

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Considered choices

A dramatic red front door and black garage are just two of the many considered paint choices in this new home

Natural warmth

It’s a fact - timber is a natural insulator. By using Niagara’s 100% timber components, you can achieve a fully enclosed, weathertight finish.

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6 ways to save money on heating bills

Want to reduce your heating bill? The first step is to take a look at your energy usage and monitor your average daily, weekly and monthly consumption.

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Feminine or Masculine? Take your pick!

With its latest pair of showhomes, GJ Gardner set out to do something a bit different. If you head down to Papamoa, you'll find two competing designs and an interesting competition.

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Woodland sanctuary

Situated on a wooded plateau overlooking a wetland and lake, this new home from Altus Architecture also features a shimmering, surreal out-building

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Trends International Design Awards 2017

International Winners

The selection of the TIDA international winners was the culmination of a series of awards for kitchens, bathrooms and homes held across 2017.

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Can you tell the difference

In this article, you'll see different landscapes which incorporate artificial grass and a discussion of the benefits

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7 signs it’s time to replace your heat pump

During a Kiwi winter, we rely on a few important things – a very warm coat, beanie, a scarf to keep the wind off of our necks while out and about, and at home, our heat pump unit.

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