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Top Tech Trends 2017

Watching gripping TV series like Game of Thrones reveals just how far we’ve come. While their era froze in cold stone castles and dropped like flies from disease, our own lives have become warmer, healthier and more cossetted. We’re living longer but may shortly find we have a lot less to do.
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Homestaging

For both home owners and real estate agents, home staging offers a win-win solution when preparing a house for sale. Owners no longer have to rely on their own sense of what looks good or worry about making an empty house appeal to potential buyers, and real estate agents without any style nous can leave interior and décor design to the experts. To negotiate the world of professional New Zealand home staging, remember…

Energy Efficient Lighting

With the cost of living and operating a business on the increase, many New Zealanders are looking to ways to reduce their expenditure in order to improve their profitability and remove the rising dread of opening the monthly bank statement.  One method of lowering costs is through reducing the amount that you spend on services such as power and gas. When it comes to reducing power consumption, one of the first places people look is reducing heating costs and improving insulation…

Choosing an Architect

If you are looking to renovate or build a new home and are looking for something unique, unusual or exciting, you are going to need to contract the services of an architect. Architects have the expertise to turn your ideas into a reality and the experience to know what works and what doesn’t. There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing an architect for your project and it is important that you find someone you can trust to do the job well…

Best Credit Card Rewards

Most New Zealanders utilise a credit card for everyday spending – particularly when shopping online  – so why not earn rewards while you shop? Most banks offer a points scheme to reward customers for their patronage, but which is the best credit card for you?  From ‘hotpoints’ and frequent flyer miles to FlyBuys points and cash back offers, there are a great range of reward opportunities to choose from when it comes to deciding which is the best credit card option for you…

Bathroom Design

It may be the littlest room in the house, but your bathroom shouldn’t draw the short straw when it comes to design and renovation. For a bathroom that says ‘you,’ think through some ideas and create your own bathroom design, or call on the expertise of a professional New Zealand bathroom designer. For effective bathroom design, follow these simple guidelines: 1. Think about your household’s bathroom habits. Consider how many people have to use the bathroom? How much storage will be needed? What kind of shower and basin would suit everyone?…