Serving the greater Auckland Area since 1988
Schedule 1 of the building act - what can I do without a building consent? Good list of updates at the bottom - last ones November 2013
The Moisture Detection Company :The Probes - lots of information without drilling holes through the cladding
Learn about the Weathertight Homes Resolution Service
The Prendos "Leaky Home Guide"
Visiscope - excellence in remote visual inspection (Wellington based)
Run the Risk Matrix over your house: The Design Navigator
Useful Practic Notes published by Auckland City Council - Council processing staff check all consent applications against these notes before a consent is issued; very useful
Understand your site - a whole collection of useful tools
A good selection of relevant, FREE publications from BRANZ
Look at DBH Determinations
The Home Owners and Buyers Association of New Zealand - A useful first stop for a homeowner who has just found themselves in the leaky home nightmare
Wood eating insects, at least one useful page:
The Biology and control of beetles attacking seasoned timber (1950)
Builders specialising in repairs of leaky homes:
Euroclad Good track record of reclads, plenty of references and testimonials
Lifebuilt Silverdale based, done reclads for a few building surveyors I know
Platinum Pacific Reclad An Auckland Company that has been doing this for a while, Nice web site as of Oct 2011
Boss Projects Ltd Auckland firm, as of June 2010 usually has about three reclads going at any one time
Reclad Solutions. More into multis than stand alones, very efficient.
Jaros Construction. A medium sized Auckland company who has got into recladding, completed some large stand alones and blocks.
Integrity Building Services Ltd, done quite a few reclads over the last six years
Plastering.co.nz Yes that is the name of the company, comes highly recommended by someonoe I know who gets to see a lot of recladding jobs.
North Head Builders Ltd. A smaller firm just getting seriously into recladding houses. Nice new website.
Draftspeople - for drawing up plans / obtaining building consent for the reclad