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Blacktree have done both Resource and Building Consent Drawings

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

Paul from Blacktree has been amazing.  He and his colleagues completed both our Resource and Building Consent Drawings. While the journey was long and arduous to get approval for our back decks, which were essential to making the Villa a workable space, where many may have given up but Paul continued steadfast and loyal to […]

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Camelspace provide the Scaffolding for the Villa

Posted May 10, 2014 by Rosanne Armitage

Mick and Phil from Camelspace provided the scaffolding that surrounded the Heritage House during restoration.  They were one of our first sponsors and their faith in the project was a foundation stone to get us this far.  Interestingly Camelspace were also used to repair the Grafton Bridge.  A nice marry there. Absolute in their abilities […]

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Cotec has provided all external paint for the Villa

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

Warren from Cotec came to the projects rescue quick smart.  We had scraped all the old paint off right to the Kauri wood beneath, because the timber was bare we needed not only Acrylic Primer and Colour we also needed lots of Pigmented Sealer to put on first.  This way when the temperature changes and […]

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CRC provides massive amounts of sealant and other product

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

CRC provides massive amounts of sealant and other product for that final finished look which is needed after hefty construction and splicing in. Thank you CRC, you are a Hum Hero!

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Sea to Sky provided us environmentally friendly water-based paint remover

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

John from Sea to Sky helped us manage the layers and layers of old paint that were on the Villa. The Sea to Sky gel worked perfectly. We painted it on and hand-scraped it off.  It helped contain lead and was easy to use.  While hand-scraping an entire two-storied Villa is a time consuming process using […]

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James Hardie pick up the ball

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

Marek full of energy was quickly all over helping out! He provided weatherboard. We’re looking forward to having James help out with the interior.

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Pink Bins provide skips for rubbish removal

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

Sue from Pink Bins has come to our rescue on numerous occasions when we’ve needed an urgent site clean-up.  It’s amazing how much rubbish can collect in a short period of time on a building site and without Pink Bins we’d have quite a tip out the back.  Pink Bins are also ahead of the […]

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Botica Timber provide custom machined trims for poles to heritage spec

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

Matthew from Botica Timber has machined Heritage trims that wrap the poles supporting our decks.  Many of them had rotted away and the metal blade for cutting had to be shaped from scratch to match the original design.  A tedious and meticulous process that takes time and patience.    Their company  motto is …”It’s the quality […]

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Metalcraft provide corrugated iron, spouting and ridges to heritage spec

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

Mel, Paul and Steve from Metalcraft got on board with helping to get the roof back in fit shape order.  The spouting had to be a special spec to fit the existing heritage roofing and there were no issues with meeting this need.  The guys were very patient with us as new needs arose not […]

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Wrap-it shrink wrapped the building for us

Posted May 10, 2014 by human

In these days of consumer satisfaction and quality workmanship it’s important to know good work from mediocre.  The crew at Wrap-it are one of those companies where word of mouth travels fast. They have done a fantastic job here at Hum and their website holds many accolades that sum up their  professionalism. Adrian from Wrap-it saw the potential the project had and him […]

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