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Carrying On After an Earthquake – Low-Damage Principles In Residential Construction

The Challenge The recent earthquakes in California are a reminder that...

Unzip Those Lips When Visiting Our Showhomes

The best part of being a sales consultant at Fraemohs is undoubtedly handing...

How to save money when building in a remote location

Imagine that you have discovered land for sale in your favourite part of New...

The Kit Homes Fiji Needed Have Just Have Arrived..

Fraemohs Homes is continuing to develop its strong ties with the Pacific...

Building A Holiday Home

At this time of the year many of us are hanging out for that long-awaited...

Home Maintenance And Spring Cleaning Tips For New Homes

Once you have moved into your brand new home, you will likely find that you...

Healthy Homes And The Benefits Of Building With Solid Timber

In our last blog we discussed why condensation forms and the practical steps...

How To Banish Condensation From Your Home

Winter is well and truly here and many of you will be battling the daily curse...

What You Need To Know About Your Budget To Build A House

We Kiwis are known for our laidback, “she’ll be right” attitude While...

Building Costs Per Square Metre & How Size Can Be Deceiving

Real estate agents always encourage clients to declutter their homes when...

Choosing The Best Home Orientation For Your Site

Many of us grew up in older homes where the sunniest room in the house was the...

What Is Passive Design?

You may have heard the term “passive design” but what does it actually mean...

Tips For A Warm, Dry Home

Here at Fraemohs we love autumn with its sunny but crisp days and the prospect...

Let’s Talk About Roof Styles

When it comes to roof styles for houses, there are a number of different...

Home Design Ideas For When You Are Downsizing

Many couples discover that once their children move out of home, their 200 to...

High-End Family Homes To Suit Your Budget

Architectural builds are becoming an increasingly popular choice for those...

Fraemohs Timber Chalets Welcoming The World In Alexandra

Mirabell Chalets in Alexandra have found that Fraemohs solid timber chalets...

Which Type Of Timber Home Is Most Warm: Solid Timber Or TimberMode?

Clients often ask us for information about the R-value (a measure of thermal...

Why Our Timber Homes Perform So Well In Earthquakes

With the demand for earthquake proof house designs increasing every day, more...

Understanding R-value And Thermal Efficiency

If you haven’t already, please read Part One of this blog series first, as...

Why Shouldn’t I Use The R-Value To Compare Builders?

Clients often ask us for information about the R-value (a measure of thermal...

Fraemohs Kitsets At Home In All Climates

While Fraemohs Homes is a well-known name to many New Zealanders, you may be...

The Relevance Of Cladding When You Build A House

In our last blog we discussed the pitfalls of using a square metre rate as the...

Why Square Metre Rates Can Be Misleading

Here at Fraemohs Homes, people looking at our house plans often ask us to...

Advantages Of Eco Friendly Timber Treatment

Because timber is a natural product it can deteriorate over time In nature,...

Solid Timber Homes Have Superior Insulation Qualities

The team at Fraemohs Homes are passionate about making warm, healthy timber kit...

Helping You Navigate Those Pre-Building Hurdles

For many people, the most challenging part of building their own home is...

Building Your Own Kitset Home Made Easy

One of the key messages that comes across when you talk to homeowners with a...

In Pictures – Recently Completed Tasman Forest Retreat

In May 2016, we completed this beautiful 2 bedroom timber frame home in...

Flexible, Cost-Effective House And Land Packages

New Home And Land Packages The Fraemohs Way Traditional house and land...

Your Insurance Claim Settlement

Making The Most Of Your Home Insurance Claim Five years after the devastating...

Kitset Homes NZ – Essential Info

Kitset Homes NZ - Essential Information For generations many New Zealanders...