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HOME: WHERE THE HEART IS VISIT FPB’S RENOVATION HOME THIS SUMMER FOR THE BEST IDEAS WITH THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS COMING, NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO RENOVATE your home to add value and enhance your summer lifestyle, says Future-Proof Building. “The problem often is visualising what you could do,” says Aidan Jury, FutureProof Building’s Chief Executive. “Now you can get real inspiration at a renovation we have already done.” Jury recommends that people looking for ideas for their renovation project should visit Future-Proof Building’s best practice renovation home at 18 Robert Street in Ellerslie. “You will find loads of great ideas as to how you can transform your home, including indoor /outdoor flow ideas, decking and outdoor fireplaces,” says Jury. “It’s a great opportunity to see and use products in a realistic installed environment, and how you could add value to your home and turn your renovation dream into a sustainable, cost effective reality.” The home showcases some of the newest innovations for home automation, energyefficient heating, technology to keep the home healthy, rain water harvesting, efficient lighting design, outdoor living, landscaping and so much more.

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Jury explains that at 18 Robert Street, FPB went out and bought a typical early-1900’s kiwi weatherboard home. “With the expertise of Certified Renovations, the roof was lifted to add a second storey. The home was rewired throughout, insulation was added, rotting timber and old joinery replaced, and a re-design incorporated aesthetical features to meet the needs of kiwis’ lifestyles today and in the future. It was then finished in the latest colours, textures and furnishings.” The home is open Wednesday-Friday 11am-4pm and Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm. To confirm your visit T: 09 846 6060 PN


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Christmas issue - covering December and January - news/views and all that is happening in and around Ponsonby

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