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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Design & Colour Trends for 2017

26th June 2017

    A brand new home means that you can make all of the choices, right down to the colour of the walls. Does the sound of designing the colour palette feel a bit daunting though? We aren’t all colour experts so it can be!   At Manor Build we are with you every step […]

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The Myth of Square Metre Rates

06th June 2017

  Measuring the cost of a home by the cost per square metre is not a reliable, nor helpful measurement. Why is that? There are numerous variables that come into play with a new home. These mean that judging it by a square metre rate is not always an accurate reflection of what’s inside.   […]

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Home Building Trends for 2017

15th May 2017

    What do you want your new home to look like? Are you someone who doesn’t stray from the classics? Or maybe you like keeping up with the latest trends? There is no shortage of options and opinions when it comes to decorating your house but ultimately it needs to be a space that […]

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The Health Benefits of Living in a New Home

18th April 2017

    Does your home affect your health? Do you believe that where you live can have an impact on your health and well-being – for better or worse?   Radio National recently reported that research showed retrofitting older houses with insulation prevented one death for every 1000 homes insulated. Now imagine what happens when you […]

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