Christchurch Master Builders Paul Reed Homes – known for combining exceptional quality & value for money
and a superb finish throughout your new home
Who Is Paul Reed
How It All StartedIt was at High School that I developed a strong liking not only for Woodwork but also Technical Drawing and Applied Mathematics, a winning combination for a detail and analytical minded person. My cousin worked on construction sites and whether visiting these in the school holidays or watching homes being built while walking home from school was highly interesting and exciting to me. It was not only the love of making things from timber, but also working out and designing how they are made that prompted a career in the building industry. I started my carpentry apprenticeship in 1984. This traditional apprenticeship required 8000 hours of work as well as incremental exams concluding with the
passing of NZ Trades Certificate. I was privileged to be trained on a combination
of heavy commercial through timber framed construction. The company had its own Rimu mill, joiners shop, steel shop as examples. The availability of this type of apprenticeship and extensive training is now sadly part of history.
I was born and raised in Christchurch with my brother. The strong family values and work ethics I learned as a youngster have ﬂowed through life and business since.
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When I’m Not Working
beachcombing or boating in Picton or Kaikoura. Recently I took my family to
Disneyland and shared wonderful times together.
Some Recent Milestone• Winning a Master Builders ‘Supreme Award’ in 2015 for a $2.5 million Renovation.
• Being admitted as a full member to ‘The NZ Institute of Building’. This is a
professional institute for building and construction professionals, whom share
a common interest in improving the standing of the building profession and a
commitment to excellence in their career.
• Taking my family to Disneyland.
• Going to Bathurst for the first time.
• Working on some amazing homes and being part of a solution for my clients
whether recreating a period character home or a complex contemporary home
on the hill through to a smart starter home.