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What We Do

Paul Reed Homes are not just builders – I am a career professional builder that can build you nearly anything. Specifically, we can help you with the following kinds of projects that we specialize in.

DESIGN

MATERIALS

Workmanship

Team experience

Project management

Your overall experience now, during building and long after moving in

DO NOT get started without knowing what is involved in the PROCESS. Let us help you with the research first, DOWNLOAD your FREE GUIDE to the most IMPORTANT STEPS in the renovation process.

WHY CHOOSE PAUL REED HOMES

AS YOUR BUILDER?

HISTORY

OUR KNOWLEDGEABLE & EXPERIENCED TEAM

OUR AFFILIATIONS

PAUL REED HOMES IS NOT A FRANCHISE

OUR SPECIALITY

PAUL’S PLATINUM 10 POINT GUARANTEE TO YOU

CUSTOM DESIGN

REGISTERED MASTER BUILDERS

MASTERBUILD GUARANTEE

OUR AWARDS

Health & Safety

Health and Safety is something we take very seriously. Paul Reed Homes is committed to creating and maintaining a safe work environment on all our work sites at all times.

In practice this means:

» Providing a safe place of work, safe equipment, and proper materials
» Establishing and insisting that safe work methods are practised at all times
» Providing regular supervision, induction, and training of employees
» Ensuring all staff understand and accept their responsibility to promote and maintain a safe and healthy place of work
» Ensuring all contractors who work on site have suitable and approved Health and Safety Programme
» Ensuring safe access to the building site is maintained at all times On site, you will notice our health and safety in practice in the form of up to date hazard boards on display, safety fencing, use of scaffolding (where appropriate), use of Personal Protection Equipment, safety ‘Tool Box’ meetings and the presence of Lucas Safety induction cards. We work in partnership with Lucas Safety to uphold and maintain our high health and safety standards.
Paul Reed Homes is also a Site Safe member.
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Quality Control

SITE CHECKS

We guarantee that all our sites and foremen are checked every 10 days focusing on: • Waterproofing
• Structure
• Compliance with the Building Consent plans, specifications and engineers directives
• Quality of materials
• Quality of workmanship

HANDOVER

Our handover process incorporates a comprehensive 120 point fittings, fixtures and finishes check before the handover walk through with you.

FREE 3 MONTH QUALITY CHECK

We’ll be in touch three months after handover to arrange a mutually agreeable time where we’ll check your home top to bottom and identify any fine adjustments that have only become apparent after moving in.
Paul Reed Homes
“We delivered a Supreme-Award winning renovation to Rob & Mel. This was a massive project I’m extremely proud of.” – Paul Reed

How We Work With You

SELECTING MATERIALS, FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

We understand that this process can be quite exciting as well as overwhelming. There are many decisions and selections that need to be made and this is as crucial to us, as it is to you. We’ve discovered that the secret to eliminating cost and time overruns, through variations, is working together to make your
materials, fixtures, and fittings selections early. Our people and process will help you do this. 

PRICING CONFIDENCE

There is an old saying “every man (or woman) to their trade”. This means “stick to your trade”. Carpenters are not taught as part of their training how to price a job. When transitioning to a builder, there are no laws or business fitness requirements for any upskilling or pricing training at all. Our building industry continues to allow the people of NZ to be exposed to unfit building businesses, and the large percentages that eventually go belly-up are simply blamed for ‘bad management’. 

DO I NEED A BUILDING AGREEMENT?

A recent survey highlights Kiwis have a ‘she’ll be right’ approach to building work [Certified Builders Association press release 21/9/2016] The survey found that 51% of homeowners who had used a builder in the last ten years didn’t have a written contract for work done by their last builder. The survey also found that 46% of homeowners think it’s the builder’s responsibility if something goes wrong with a build or renovation. The reality is if there’s no written contract in place, this makes it difficult to resolve any issues.

FIXED PRICE

We know that a fixed price is probably extremely important to you and understand that we all have a finite budget. Our fixed price agreements ensure you know the end price before you start. However, just because a building agreement is labelled fixed price, it can still drastically alter if PC or Provisional Sums are used. We avoid where possible using PC or Provisional Sums for
unspecified items. Using these sums in a fixed price contract means that the price can still substantially increase.

PROCESS

WHICH SERIES OF STEPS WORK BEST?

The best results are achieved when we all (architect, builder, client, geo-tech engineer, structural engineer, cost engineer, interior designer) work together to achieve a win-win outcome for you, the client. Secondly, not only do these parties need to be on board and in agreeance on what the overall outcome/vision is but there is a certain order to which each party completes
their step in the process to achieve the client’s vision. For a win-win outcome you’ll need a win-win game plan. I advise the following initial steps as a general guide, but your ultimate game plan will be unique to you:

1. INTRODUCTION

We’ll follow up your enquiry to discuss your project and if we can provide you with the right service we’ll schedule a meeting with you in person.

“The stunning polished concrete floors do more than just look good, they provide passive heating for a warm family home.” – Paul Reed

2. IN PERSON MEETING

This is where we first get to understand you and your vision for your future home. We will need to know about what is important to you and your family, time frames, budgets and all those new home desires you’ve been thinking about for so long. Just as important, we’ll need to know what you don’t want and what you fear. If we don’t ask the correct questions, we can’t deliver the
right result that you’re looking for and is unique to you.
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Paul Reed Homes are not just builders – I am a career professional builder that can build you nearly anything. Specifically, we can help you with the following kinds of projects that we specialize in.

3. BUDGETS AND PRICING

It is important to be realistic with budgets. How many times do we hear from friends about housing projects being over budget? In our experience having a team approach at this stage means your budget vs design can be continually reviewed. For example, when plans are at a stage that they can be quoted from, we can do so. This avoids the design costs of developing a set of plans and specifications through to the building consent stage only for our clients to  experience the cost and disappointment of starting again through budget blow-outs. Working with you through a process such as this, means that if plans or budgets need to be altered, we can make those informed decisions together. 

DO NOT get started without knowing what is involved in the PROCESS. Let us help you with the research first, DOWNLOAD your FREE GUIDE that contains the most IMPORTANT STEPS concerning the renovation process.

4. CONCEPTS AND COMPLETED DESIGN

We will work with you regardless of whether you already have a set of plans, concepts or you’re starting from scratch. Nick and Helen’s home features handmade trusses and warm timber finishes
Our brand partners have been selected over many years, and the options available to us mean that we can formulate a design team that is suited to you and your project. Part of good design is making sure that you completely
understand what you’re getting from the roof to the door handles. If we do this ground work together at this end, we find that client changes through the
build are nearly eliminated. By helping you to avoid variations through the build, we are also helping you avoid adding time and cost to the project.

“We delivered a Supreme-Award winning renovation to Rob & Mel. This was a massive project I’m extremely proud of.” – Paul reed

5. FINALISE THE PAPERWORK

It’s at this stage you and I will know what we’re building together and we’ll put this onto paper so we’re in agreeance. As part of doing this, we’ll sit with you and
explain what everything means, so you’re comfortable. We’ll completely understand if you want this checked by your lawyer, and you are welcome to do so.

“The ultimate entertainers’ kitchen is sure to impress Nick and Helen’s friends and family” – paul reed

6. ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO

Let’s get building for you!
“It is much more sustainable than my previous house and more future proof in terms of living, being single level, access to and within the house, ease of heating etc! Anyway, as I said earlier, I’m very happy with it and never hesitate to give you and your staff credit for an extremely well-done build. Thank you”. – hilary

Case Studies

What Others Say

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