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Winter-Ready Homes: 8 Tips for Canterbury Residents

As the brisk winter months approach in Canterbury, New Zealand, it’s time to gear up and prepare your home for the chilly season. At the Canterbury Home Show, we understand the importance of creating a warm and comfortable haven during the winter months. In this blog post, we’ll explore 8 ways to winterize your home, […]

2024 Pantone Peach Fuzz Perfection

Peach Fuzz Perfection: A Guide to Infusing Pantone’s 2024 Colour of the Year into Your Home Pantone has declared Peach Fuzz as the Colour of the Year for 2024, while we understand it’s not a shade for everyone, we couldn’t be more excited to dive into the world of warm, fuzzy vibes! Don’t worry it’s […]

Navigating Renovations: A Comprehensive Guide for Canterburians in 2023 and beyond

Embarking on a renovation project can be both thrilling and overwhelming. Whether you’re dreaming of a complete home overhaul or a modest update, careful planning is key. As a renovation expert in Canterbury, New Zealand, I’m here to provide you with insightful tips to help you navigate through the renovation process in 2023 and beyond. […]

Top Exterior Home Design Trends for Summer 2023/24 in New Zealand

As summer approaches in New Zealand, homeowners are eagerly looking for ways to enhance the exteriors of their homes, creating welcoming and aesthetically pleasing spaces. Exterior home design trends are constantly evolving, influenced by various factors such as architectural advancements, environmental concerns, and changing lifestyles. In the summer of 2023/24, we’re anticipating several exciting trends […]

Interior Design Trends 2023

Interior home design is constantly evolving, with new trends emerging every year. 2023, is no different. And we know that homeowners in Canterbury are always looking for ways to update their homes with the latest styles and trends. One of the biggest Interior Design trends for 2023 is the use of natural materials. Wood, stone, and […]

Do’s and don’ts of bathroom renovation

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There’s so much that goes into a bathroom renovation project that unless you’re a professional who does it every day — or a homeowner who’s been through the process numerous times — then all the details, processes, options and decisions are going to sound like they’re in a foreign language.  If you’re tackling a bathroom […]

Landscape Design: Tips for beginners

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If your garden just needs a complete overhaul, reworking the landscape can be overwhelming. We’ve collected seven top tips for beginners wanting to tackle landscape design. Because when it comes to landscape design there are many choices you can make, but it can all be very confusing. But, if you re-frame your thinking and think […]

How To Stain A Deck –  Beginners Guide

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Moved into a new home with a deck? Want to give an old deck a makeover? Built a new deck and it’s weathered for a year or more? If you’re someone who has never stained anything before use these tips to make the job easier and get terrific results. Staining a deck for the first […]

Summer Entertaining preparation

Summer is around the corner… the nights are a little longer and temperatures getting warmer. This past Labour weekend prompted a few of the Home Show team to take the plunge and haul the barbecue out of storage in anticipation of summer entertaining & nights at the grill. We expect we’re not the only ones. […]

Basic Five Front Yard Landscaping Focuses

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How much time do you spend at the front of your property? We’re guessing it’s not much unless you’re out there maintaining the garden, repairing the fence or mowing the lawn. In fact other than maintenance you probably only pay the front yard a cursory glance as you pull into the drive or check the […]