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Designing Your New Kitchen With Manor Build

04th December 2017

    How do you want your new home to feel? How do you want your new kitchen to feel? One room in the house where you really feel the difference between a great layout and a bad one is the kitchen. Many families spend time in the kitchen at least three times per day – […]

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Living in a Small House Has Big Benefits

21st November 2017

    At Manor Build, our new homes range from 43-140sqm which are more compact than the country’s average sized new home at 218 sqm. With our factory-built homes, we need to be able to transport the house when it’s complete so size plays a big role in that. We definitely don’t think a small house […]

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Affordable Housing with Prefab Houses

13th November 2017

    One of the most affordable housing options on the market is a prefab home. They are efficiently built in a factory environment which allows for major cost savings. The size also allows them to fit on sections that can be harder to work with for larger houses. They even work well on sloped […]

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Small Bathroom Design Ideas for Your New Home

22nd October 2017

    Having a comfortable and functional bathroom really makes your house your home. With smaller square footage to work with, sometimes you have to be more creative in making the space work well. Because Manor Build gives you the ability to change the layout of the interior walls on all of our plans, we […]

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Small Kitchen Design Ideas

08th October 2017

    We all know that kitchens are the core of most homes. The centre of meals and usually home to charging devices, family calendars and all the incoming mail and notices from school. The key to managing all of its functions efficiently is a well-though out design.   At Manor Build, we work with […]

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Benefits of a Prefab Home Over a Kitset Home

24th September 2017

    Are you looking at your options for building a new home? If you have a section, there are plenty of options for you to choose from. If your budget is for a small home, it’s like that a custom-designed home is not the option you’re considering. Some of the simplest options are prefab homes […]

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New Home Lighting Design Ideas

11th September 2017

    Close your eyes and think about the lighting in your home. Which room is the brightest? Which never seems to be light enough? Do you have lots of options for layering the light? Is the light mostly natural or artificial? Now, imagine your dream home and how the lighting would look.   Lighting […]

Tags: Eco-Friendly Lighting Luxury Home New Home Prefabricated Houses Sustainable

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Prefabricated Houses Great for Sloped Sites

28th August 2017

    We all know that sections are creeping up in cost nearly as much as completed homes. Getting into the market is becoming a challenge for new home buyers across New Zealand. So it’s time to think differently and to be creative in solving this problem. We need to find new ways to approach […]

Tags: Design Prefabricated Houses Relocatable Home Sloped Section

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Property Downsizing: What Are My Options?

31st July 2017

    When you get near retirement age, you are always considering what your day-to-day life will look like. There are so many changes happening – to income, to family – that you might not immediately think about where you will live. When your children move into their own homes, you may feel like your house […]

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Client Interview: Pleased to Have Chosen Manor Build

24th July 2017

  We revisit Manor Build Clients, Marty and Margaret Prestney now that they have moved into their new home. They share more of their story and tell us their favourite parts about their new home.   Manor Build: When did you move into your new home? Client: We have been living in it for 9 […]

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