FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

There are always a lot of questions when starting a build.
Hopefully we can answer some of them here...

Where do you work?

All over the Wairarapa (and we also do projects in Hawkes Bay and the Manawatu.)

When can you start?

That depends when you need us. We have three teams of full-time builders, plus many subtrades, so it’s easy to juggle to meet your needs.

How much will it cost?

A basic build would cost $1,100 to $1,300 per square metre. Prices vary depending on your plans and finishings etc. We always aim to give an accurate cost, so there are no hidden surprises at the end.

Do you project manage my build ?

Yes, absolutely – we are very hands on. That means we can plan your project to meet timeframes and juggle all the subtrades (plumbers, electricians, bricklayers, painters, plasteres, tilers etc) making it as stress-free as possible for you.

Where can I find an architect?

Come and have a chat with us and we’ll try to get a feel for who the best architect or draftsperson is for your project. Our prefered suppliers can be found on our links page by clicking here.

Can I see some of your finished projects, and talk to clients?

Sure, we’re more than happy for you to view our work... in fact we would love you to.

You can view images of our completed projects in our photo gallery, and you can read what our clients have to say about us in out testimonials section.

Why should I choose Thistle?

Thistle is the ABC of building - the architect, the builder and the client, we build houses people love! We know you have a dream of what you want, but also a budget, and a timeframe. And remember we love to build homes that we are proud to put our name to.