Renovation vs New Home: Which One to Pick?

 Want to make your dream home a reality? One option would be to have a whole new home assembled to your bespoke specifications. Alternatively, you could get your existing home renovated — such as by bringing Outlast Builders renovation specialists to North Shore if you live in this NZ area. Whether you should go down […]

3 Reasons for Recladding Your Home 

If you have a plaster-clad home but water appears to keep leaking into it, you may need to have it recladded. Fortunately, we can expertly undertake house recladding in central Auckland as well as this NZ city’s North Shore area and so plug nuisance gaps in a wide range of residential properties.  However, leakiness certainly […]

What Makes a Home ‘Leaky’?

The leaky home crisis in New Zealand affects a large number of houses across the country. However, it is important to note the difference between a home that is leaking due to a plumbing problem, and a home that is leaky due to water seeping through its structure and causing damage. A way to fix […]

3 Charming House Renovation Ideas

Are you interested in renovating your home, but are stuck on what exactly to do? Perhaps you would like to increase the appeal and value of your home, but again, how can you do this? If this is the case, don’t worry! As house renovation specialists, Outlast Builders has got you covered.  In this blog, […]

Moving VS Renovating: Is It Better to Renovate or Relocate?

More often, renovating your home is far more affordable than relocating altogether. If you are happy with the location of your home, then it would most definitely be worth thinking about a renovation as opposed to a relocation. Moving house comes with multiple costs, and can be extremely stressful and time-consuming. If you are looking […]

What is Recladding and When Do You Need it?

As reclad specialists in Auckland, here at Outlast Builders, we are built differently. But just what exactly is recladding, and when do you need it? Let us explain all in this expert guide. Simply put, recladding is the process of replacing the external facade cladding when the existing cladding is deemed unsafe or has begun […]


The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. Whether you enjoy an invigorating shower or a calming and therapeutic bath, it is where you head in order to relax. As such, you want it to be just right. Bathroom renovations are big and important projects that can really change your bathroom […]


Cladding is an important part of your house. It will likely provide you insulation and add style and prestige to your property.   When choosing cladding, it’s important to pick a type that you find aesthetically pleasing. We all want to live in a house that looks how we want it to, after all. However, other […]


In 2023, interior décor is looking fun and unique. In fact, as home renovation specialists, we are quite excited by what this year has to offer. Certainly, the pandemic continues to leave its mark on us, as many of this year’s interior design themes revolve around being at home or feeling comfortable within our own […]

6 Reasons Why Recladding is Important For Buildings

Recladding involves removing existing façade cladding from a building and replacing it with a newer version. This can happen for a number of reasons, including:  1) Damaged façade panels  Cladding panels can become damaged by the weather or by physical impact, among other things. When the protective outer coating is no longer able to shield […]