Why you need a Licensed Building Practitioner

You've all probably heard of a Licensed Building Practitioner, or LBP for short, before. But what exactly is this? In this article we will cover what a Licensed Building Practitioner is, why you need one and how to check that they are in fact, an LBP. What is a Licensed Building Practitioner? The definition used…
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Building Consents Tossed Out By Government

The Government has put together a package which gets rid of low level building consents. According to Government, these exemptions are expected to reduce the amount of building consents annually by around 9000. Which building consents are exempt? Sleepouts, sheds and green houses Single-storey detached buildings have seen an increase from 10 square metres to…
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Five things to consider when choosing a builder

Choosing a builder can be difficult. They could have all the five star reviews on Google in the world, but does that tell the full story? If you don't already personally know a builder, then you are going to need to shop around. Here are our top five tips for choosing a builder. 1. Choosing…
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