When you think of Fraemohs you probably think of timber homes.

What you may not know is that Fraemohs offers two distinct types of homes

  • Timbermode

    Our architecturally-designed
    Timbermode homes
    Timbermode homes
    Timbermode is our take on a conventionally timber framed home, ie, what you see in 95% of residential construction.
    are modern and stylish. These homes are timber framed. We often use timber claddings, but you can choose from any BRANZ approved cladding. The interior walls are timber and gib to suit your taste.
  • Original Timber

    Original Timber
    Original Timber
    Our solid timber system which uses interlocking timber boards that stack on top of one another to form the walls of your home. There is no separate framing, cladding, or lining in Original Timber homes.
    homes have solid timber walls, so wood is the dominant feature both inside and out. These solid wood homes are what many people traditionally associate with Fraemohs.


From our base just north of Christchurch, Fraemohs Homes manufactures and supplies
kitset homes
Kitset homes
We supply all the materials for your kitset home from the bottom plate up and deliver them to your site. If it's an Original Timber kitset home the solid timber walls are manufactured in our Christchurch factory. This is a BYOB service ie 'Bring Your Own Builder'.
 to customers around New Zealand and overseas.
For our clients in Canterbury, we offer the option of a
complete build service
Complete build service
Fraemohs Homes will organise everything for you and build your new home, ready for you to move your furniture in and enjoy.
where Fraemohs manages the entire building process.
Fraemohs Homes supply kitset homes throughout the Pacific Islands
We are
Master Builders
Master Builders
Which means you are dealing with recognised professionals, and receive the Master Builders guarantee.
and have almost half a century of experience in creating homes designed specifically for New Zealand conditions, including resilience to earthquakes.

Earthquake Resistance

Our Original Timber homes are earthquake resistant, and have performed exceptionally well in the Canterbury earthquakes of recent years. Learn more.


We use sustainably grown New Zealand plantation pine. Upon completion of a Fraemohs solid timber home, it is carbon negative. Learn more.


The design for our home Fraemohs produced was just what we wanted but couldn’t imagine. We only gave them a very basic outline of our ideas but even so, they nailed it and the design barely changed from their original concept.

During the build their team were easy to contact, professional but really easy to talk to and have a joke with (you always need a laugh when building a home!).

The timber is incredibly warm and our house is so dry inside so the power bill for a big house is ridiculously cheap. The white wash finish which gives a contemporary look to the natural grains was a big part of why we chose Fraemohs.

Our house is warm, healthy and dry. We’d highly recommend Fraemohs Homes to anyone looking for a house which is exactly what you need but with a real point of difference from the natural timber.

Daniel, Christchurch

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