Why use a New Zealand Certified Builder?

nz certified builders logoWhether building new or undertaking a significant extension/renovation, using a New Zealand Certified Builder (NZCB) gives you peace of mind that you are dealing with a fully trade qualified builder. This is the only building association in New Zealand where you have to be trade qualified to be a member – this ensures that your build project is handled by a professional and not a cowboy builder. This is particularly important at almost 70% of builder in New Zealand are not trade qualified.  

There is a rigorous entry criteria to ensure all NZCB approved builders are at the top of their game. Their track record of stability and success will give you the confidence to trust Blue Summit Construction every step of the way. We ensure our skills and knowledge up to date, we undergo regular training in the latest building techniques and we’re up to speed with industry developments and regulatory requirements. We have strong ties with local authorities and educational institutes to ensure a smooth, stress-free building experience, without being bogged down with paperwork!

This is proof of our high standards and stability, it also gives you financial peace of mind throughout your building project – knowing you are choosing a trusted association.

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Are there any other advantages of choosing a New Zealand Certified Builder?

When you build with a Blue Summit Construction, an NZCB approved builder, you can rest easy knowing your biggest investment is backed by Halo - New Zealand's most comprehensive 10 year residential guarantee – backed by Lloyds of London. This is a one of a kind cover and a safety net for your building project. Blue Summit are fortunate enough to access the HALO policy as we are a highly qualified NZCB member.

This is what’s included in the policy:

  • Loss of deposit.
  • Extra costs to complete the dwelling.
  • Structural defects for 10 years including weather tightness.
  • Non-structural defects for ten years.
  • Alternative accommodation requirements.
  • Automatic transfer with sale of house

Click here to get your copy of the brochure and application form, just so you can see what we're talking about in more detail. 

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The answers to your big questions when Thinking of Building

From setting a budget to booking the movers, the build process can feel a little overwhelming. Blue Summit have some of the BIG questions covered for you in this handy little resource.