Bendigo – Master Builders Award

Congratulations to Cavalier Homes Bendigo for their 2017 Master Builders Association award for Best Display Home – North West Victoria ($250,000 – $350,000).

FINANCE

Most people have to organise the finance to build their new Home. Cavalier Homes look at what is likely to impact on your budget, and the options for borrowing.   Work out what you can afford: Before you launch into a building your new Cavalier Home, you should first work out what you can afford….

INTERNAL DOORS

As building or renovating tradespeople are often relied upon to select which doors go into the home it is important for both the homeowner and tradespeople to understand that not all doors are created equal and the quality and performance of the door needs to be considered when building your new home. Traditional internal doors…

YOU CANT GO WRONG IF YOU STICK WITH CAVALIER HOMES 10 STEP BUILDING GUIDE.

Step 1 – Check Our References This is such an important step in the building process to make sure you’re working with people who have a good reputation and know what it takes to ensure customer satisfaction. We are happy to give you a list of our previous clients who you are welcome to contact…

General safety considerations when building your new Home (Exterior)

You can significantly reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls if your home is designed and maintained with safety in mind. Here’s some things to think about. By incorporating safety features at the design stage you won’t necessarily have to spend more. For example, small changes in level, such as single steps increase your…

The best use of space, access and movement in your new home.

  Cavalier Homes clever standard designs make the best use of space, even in smaller houses. When you are designing a new home, or doing alterations, consider features that will improve access and ease of movement for people with mobility problems and for everyday activities, such as vacuum cleaning. Ceiling height The standard height of…

Thinking about building a new home?

Cavalier Homes look at Floors, walls, roofing and joinery Types of floor The type of floor put into a house depends on the design and construction methods. The common types are: Concrete pad. Wooden – either suspended timber strip-lined floors or pressed composite materials. The advantage of a house built with a concrete pad is…

A better performing home

New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development published a two-year study called Better Performing Homes for New Zealanders. New Zealand has roughly one million homes that are not sufficiently built to provide thermal comfort and a healthy living environment for their occupants. It costs more to heat these homes than in other parts of the…

Building a New Home?

Building a new home can be a complicated task. Each week Cavalier Homes will be looking into the Materials and Features used to help you achieve the home of your dreams — and avoid any nasty surprises. Noise control, moisture control and ventilation Features and materials to minimise the impact of noise and moisture from…

Taranaki’s Hemp House

Did you miss Grand Designs on TV 3 last night? Grand Designs were showcasing New Zealand’s first Hemp Home proudly built by Cavalier Homes Taranaki? Yes you did read that correctly…… HEMP HOME. Click and follow the links below for the Virtual Tour, Gallery, Insights and the TV Show itself. (If you are not registered…