Window of opportunity: NK Windows

Once upon a time the role of a window was to let in light and air, and if it added architectural decoration that was a bonus.     At NK Windows, the window story is not only brought into the 21st century, but future-proofed with its uPVC five-chamber profile, which when combined with either double […]

Change makers: Dream Doors

It’s no secret our collective attention has turned to the home this unforgettable year – so if change is on your mind, why not enquire about starting the new year with a new kitchen? Adrian Kay from Dream Doors Kitchens says renovating or refreshing the heart of the home has never been more popular.   […]

Natural beauty

“It is true that the kitchen is the heart of a home and we really enjoy helping clients to style that room.”     The word ‘style’ is key here because Tony van der Plas and his team at Timber Tru create bespoke, made-to-order kitchens. “We make exactly what clients require,” Tony says. “We can […]

Canterbury Home Show Celebrates 40 Years

It’s hard to believe that the Canterbury Home Show will celebrate its 40th birthday this month.       As the oldest and longest running Cantabrian Home Show, the team will once again produce an event delivering on inspiration and innovation. The Canterbury Home Show remains a premier destination for homeowners and leading businesses – […]

Renovating with innovation: Innovate Renovate

“It’s the variety of the work that gives us so much satisfaction,” according to Ron and Adrian Bradley of Innovate Renovate, the renovation management specialists. “Not only that, but we often encounter some rather head-scratching problems that require innovative solutions.     Over the years we have been involved in this work, we have been […]

Edward Gibbon

Tap into your own trends: Edward Gibbon’s retail manager Lesley Storm gives us her take on choosing a tap

When building or renovating, tapware choices should be exciting. Far from just a functional plumbing imperative, taps are rising in the design stakes. They’re top styling statements in themselves. And while there are always trends in tapware, homeowners should be true to their individual tastes. Edward Gibbon Retail Manager, Lesley Storm, believes if there’s a […]

Murray Hewitt Joinery

Innovation in action: Murray Hewitt Joinery leads the way

The name Murray Hewitt Joinery goes hand-in-hand with a reputation that has been hard won over two decades. Established in 1999, it has developed an impressive portfolio full of referral and many repeat clients – the latter of which, in many cases, have been with the business for its entire history. As its name suggests, […]


A functional extension: adding to your home is one of Stratco’s specialty

Creating a striking addition to enhance your home, a veranda not only adds functional living space and value, but protection from the elements. Whether you are building a new home or making extensions, the team at Stratco has the skills and expertise to assist from design to installation, with its own range of unique Stratco […]

Garage Carpet Pro

Transforming spaces: carpeting bare places into comfortable spaces with Garage Carpet Pro

Whether your garage houses your car or boat, or you wish to convert it into the playroom, gym or man-cave of your dreams, laying down carpet with Garage Carpet Pro is the perfect way to turn your garage into a warm, safe, comfortable and fully functional space. Adivision of the award winning Pro Group, it […]

Brownie Construction

Award-winning expansion: Brownie Construction is building a reputation to be proud of

Award-winning Brownie Homes is now known as Brownie Construction, following the company’s expansion into larger projects across the region. Originally established in 2012, the Christchurch-based business currently has crews working on projects in Central Otago, including a stunning residential housing development at Coronet Grove in Queenstown. From high-end architectural new builds to renovations and repairs […]