Chatterton Builders – Blog

Our blog provides a window into, not only our work, but our values, ideas and community involvement.  Hopefully, you will gain some value from reading these posts, and perhaps gain some insight into the people and business behind Chatterton Builders.

The Downsizing Trend!

People are now recognising that they want something that looks and feels good to live in, but they don’t need as much stuff and space as they thought they did.  There are many factors influencing this, not limited to the... Read More

The Importance of Airtightness in a Home

What is airtightness? It is basically prevention of uncontrolled air movement throughout the building envelope. A drafty house leaks energy and is uncomfortable to live in, we call this infiltration. Why is it important? Uncontrolled air movement contributes to heat... Read More

European Home Design Inspiration

European Inspiration in New Zealand designs is not new but it does constantly evolve and bring fresh ideas which can be manipulated or reformed to suit our own living styles here. Here are a few ideas coming from the UK currently,... Read More

The Latest Tiling Trends!!

We often get asked by our clients about the latest trends and what’s new when it comes to flooring and tiling. So we thought we would get the latest from our suppliers to perhaps get you thinking about possibilities for... Read More