Building rules to nail cowboys

Building rules to nail cowboys

As of March 2012 any structural work or work that affects the weathertightness of a residential building such as load bearing walls, foundations, roofing and cladding, is now classified as Restricted Building Work and must be completed or supervised by a Licensed Building Practitioner. That is, a person registered with the government’s Building and Housing Department.

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Central to a home

Anyone who has spent any time in northern Europe will know that there’s nothing quite like central heating to warm the cockles of your heart. The thing is, even though the vast majority of New Zealand homes would greatly benefit from using central heating during the colder months of the year, most don’t.

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