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Antique Grey KeyDeck Complements Designer Showhome

Taking inspiration from Hampton and country style homes, Design Builders' latest Bay of Plenty showhome showcases craftsmanship and detail. Antique grey KeyDeck enhances the outdoor living.

Provista Aluminium Balustrade for New Wellington Apartment Development

The Provista Tudor Framed Aluminium Balustrades provide a practical, low maintenance and attractive solution for the new apartments. 

September 2020 feature

Windows & Ventilation

Products designed to help control light, improve thermal performance and ensure adequate ventilation of buildings.

Technoform Thermal Breaks Keep Windows Warm and Condensation-Free

ADNZ award-winning compact home, the “Boat Shed House”, features recessed thermally broken windows. 

VELUX Provides Breath of Fresh Air to Heritage Home

VELUX Provides Breath of Fresh Air to Heritage Home

Architectural designer, Paul Graham, utilises VELUX skylights to meet the design needs of an 1876 heritage home renovation.

Downdrafts Provide Efficient Moisture Control for Open-Plan Kitchens

Downdrafts Provide Efficient Moisture Control for Open-Plan Kitchens

With the versatile installation of a downdraft extraction system, designers can install a cooktop almost anywhere, and allow for a truly open-plan kitchen.

Cool For The Summer with External Shutters

Cool For The Summer with External Shutters

Shutters can help control light and allow for ventilation in summer while reducing heat loss through windows and doors in winter. 

Conqueror Introduces New Modi Clad Insulated Roof and Wall Panel

New from Conqueror NZ, Modi Clad is a single panel consisting of a PIR Insulation core sandwiched between steel profiled external skin with a foil underside.

Smart High Speed Door Solutions for a Leading Transport Company

EFAFLEX high speed doors are safe, reliable and low maintenance — perfect for helping ensure the smooth operation of Hilton Haulage’s storage facilities.

Altherm’s Role in Award-Winning Nelson Apartments

Nelson’s first large-scale residential development in the central city featured Altherm windows and doors from a product palette that allowed individual apartment purchasers to customise their choice.

New Yale Access App Simplifies Locking Through Remote Access

Yale Access, the new smart locking app from ASSA ABLOY, is designed to secure and simplify the lives of bach owners, building managers and homeowners. 

Blum Takes Storage to New Levels with SPACE STEP

This cleverly designed plinth drawer also functions as a step to provide easy access to high-level cupboards.

Premium Wall Lining for a Premium Look

Triboard TGV’s natural patterns blend perfectly against the alpine setting of Lake Ohau Quarters.

Heating Water, Without Heating the Planet

It is ironic that carbon dioxide is one of the solutions to lessen the climate crisis, whilst carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels are one of the main causes of anthropogenic climate change.

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Muros Offers Contemporary Options for Framing Fireplaces

Muros wall panels can transform fireplaces into a feature wall of the home. 

Introducing the Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier and CeminSeal Wallboard

Cemintel is providing new alternatives for the NZ construction industry with their newly launched Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier and CeminSeal Wallboard wet area lining. 

Modern and Pared-Back Lighting Complements Contemporary Home

Built within the New Zealand town of Mount Maunganui, Generational Retreat maximises the connection with its outdoor views whilst providing a sense of seclusion and privacy within its high density location.

Introducing the Fuori Scala Basin Collection by Art Ceram

Introducing the Fuori Scala Basin Collection by Art Ceram

Combine multifaceted design with a contemporary look with these new Fuori Scala basins by Art Ceram.

Frame Feature Windows with Spectrum Facade Shrouds

Frame Feature Windows with Spectrum Facade Shrouds

The street appeal of buildings is greatly enhanced with the use of Spectrum Facade shrouds around windows.

A Nail-Free Decking Solution for a Family Home

A Nail-Free Decking Solution for a Family Home

Futurewood decking was the perfect choice for this family home — providing a low-maintenance decking solution with a clean, nail-free surface. 

Gilt Edge Provide Ecoglo Stair Nosings to Meet F6 Emergency Visibility

Gilt Edge Provide Ecoglo Stair Nosings to Meet F6 Emergency Visibility

Gilt Edge Industries now deliver all the benefits of Giltgrip Ecoglo (photoluminescent) Stair Nosings.

Luxaflex’s New Quantum Roller Blinds Collection

Luxaflex’s New Quantum Roller Blinds Collection

Designed for large windows and commercial applications, Luxaflex’s new Quantum Roller Blinds Collection features options for a larger headbox, dual fascia headbox or heavy-duty chain system.

Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring: How to Navigate the Options

Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring: How to Navigate the Options

Advances in technology have improved the flooring choices but this also adds confusion as to what to specify.

COLORSTEEL Dridex for Drier, Healthier Internal Environments

COLORSTEEL Dridex for Drier, Healthier Internal Environments

With a strong and continued focus on product innovation, COLORSTEEL Dridex offers a new design-led solution to help combat the growth of mould and create sustainable projects, while offering an improved aesthetic for unlined buildings.

A One-Size Solution for Residential and Commercial Deck Areas

A One-Size Solution for Residential and Commercial Deck Areas

Outdure's QwickBuild system offers multi-surface Integration, multi-height and span capabilities and multi-substrate options. 

DriSpace Vented Roof Systems

DriSpace Vented Roof Systems

Through their partnership with VENT, Dristud offers comprehensive roofing ventilation solutions to cold roof designs.

Tretford Launch New Carpet Collection

Tretford Launch New Carpet Collection

Tretford brings a new colour release, including five all-new earthy tones to their Colours of Mongolia range. 

Acoustic Ceiling Tiles Feature In Award-Winning Project

Acoustic Ceiling Tiles Feature In Award-Winning Project

Potter Interior Systems proudly supplied a range of quality products and proven solutions to the Western Springs College - Ngā Puna O Waiōrea Redevelopment.

Innovative Flashing Tape Solutions for Weathertightness

Innovative Flashing Tape Solutions for Weathertightness

How to be sure when specifying a suitable flashing tape for weathertightness around window and door openings.

Selecting an Electric Vehicle Charging Solution

Selecting an Electric Vehicle Charging Solution

EV Chargers are designed to be a long-term addition to the home. Designers have to consider ongoing support and maintenance for the charging solution they select for clients.

The Only True A-Grade Birch Plywood in NZ

The Only True A-Grade Birch Plywood in NZ

Exclusive to Plytech, Birch Elite is constructed using only the finest European A-Grade Birch veneer, providing the best consistency in quality, colour and grain.

The Benefits of Above Sheathing Ventilation

The Benefits of Above Sheathing Ventilation

By avoiding the build-up of moisture and moderating the temperature, ASV is a great way to create a drier, healthier, more comfortable and durable building.

Add a Custom Touch to Furniture and Cabinetry with Dekton Slim

Add a Custom Touch to Furniture and Cabinetry with Dekton Slim

Dekton Slim is a lightweight, ultrafine surface with a 4mm-thick profile — perfect for creating sleek custom furniture and cabinetry. 

Axminster Carpets Provide Pure Luxury

Axminster Carpets Provide Pure Luxury

Jacobsen are pleased to introduce Royal Thai Axminster carpets which are ideal for heavy traffic locations that require luxury that lasts.

Autex H1 Calculations: Expert Assistance with Insulation Specification

Autex H1 Calculations: Expert Assistance with Insulation Specification

Meet the H1 requirements for New Zealand projects with the help of Kiwi insulation experts.

Masons Soffit Linings Combine Durable Quality with Classical Elegance

Masons Soffit Linings Combine Durable Quality with Classical Elegance

Masons Soffit Linings are aesthetically beautiful and perfectly match even the most modern construction styles.

Brita Vivreau ViTap and Bottler Offer a Choice of Drinking Water Options

Brita Vivreau ViTap and Bottler Offer a Choice of Drinking Water Options

Provide generous water choices for workplaces and hospitality businesses with the Vivreau Instant Hot, Chilled, Sparkling Tap and the Vivreau Chilled and Sparkling Cafe Dispenser by Brita.

The History of Corrugate in New Zealand

The History of Corrugate in New Zealand

Long run roofing, metal roofing or corrugated iron as its more widely known, has been a staple building material in New Zealand since the earliest European settlers arrived on NZ's shores.

Eleven Automatic Cavity Sliders for Commercial Bay

Eleven Automatic Cavity Sliders for Commercial Bay

CS FOR DOORS supplied automatic cavity sliders with multiple specialised requirements.

A Retreat by the Sea with Altherm Window Systems

A Retreat by the Sea with Altherm Window Systems

When the owners of this retreat at Coromandel’s Kuaotunu first met with architect Ken Crosson, the brief was for a low-slung, single-level dwelling: something modest and unassuming.

Multi-Storey Acoustic Solutions for Apartment Buildings

Multi-Storey Acoustic Solutions for Apartment Buildings

The GIB Noise Control Systems Manual outlines a number of non-load bearing intertenancy wall specifications designed for steel-framed buildings. 

Bespoke Stained Plywood Provides Realistic Alternative to Rimu

Bespoke Stained Plywood Provides Realistic Alternative to Rimu

Décortech worked with the clients to find the right combination of plywood and stain to match the rimu veneer of the Whanganui Memorial Centre's original ceilings.

Achieve an Impeccable Natural Finish with Birch Elite A-Grade Ply

Achieve an Impeccable Natural Finish with Birch Elite A-Grade Ply

The consistent quality, colour and grain of Plytech’s Birch Elite ply makes it perfect for wall and ceiling linings for any project — from modern learning environments to stunning designer homes.

MoulDefender Protection for Painted Surfaces from Resene

MoulDefender Protection for Painted Surfaces from Resene

Impart extra protection to mould prone surfaces with Resene MoulDefender added to Resene paint.

Stunning Double-Sided Fireplace Adds Sense of Luxury and Connection

Stunning Double-Sided Fireplace Adds Sense of Luxury and Connection

The Escea DS1400 double sided gas fireplace visually connects the kitchen, lounge and dining areas of Wildermoth — a refined interior rebuild designed by Annika Rowson. 

Reduce Glare in Office Areas

Reduce Glare in Office Areas

Bring natural light indoors, utilising natural daylighting options to minimise glare. 

Dulux Opens New Store in Kāpiti

Dulux Opens New Store in Kāpiti

Dulux continues to support regional growth by opening a brand-new store to help service the Kāpiti district and surrounding areas.

Sound-Absorbent Rubber Flooring for Law Firm

Sound-Absorbent Rubber Flooring for Law Firm

This modern workplace features Neoflex recycled rubber flooring for a clean and contemporary aesthetic with improved acoustics.

Karndean Designflooring Introduces its First Dual-Format Range

Karndean Designflooring Introduces its First Dual-Format Range

Karndean Designflooring has announced it is expanding its Van Gogh collection with a selection of the current gluedown luxury vinyl range now available in rigid core.

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