Posted: 31 May 2017
For homeowners: Know your rights
If you’re a homeowner considering residential building work, you need to know about the consumer protection measures, which encourage a professional, no-surprises relationship between you and your contractor. Knowing your rights and obligations will help you make informed decisions about your building work.
For contractors: Do your homework
If you’re a contractor doing residential building work, it’s your business to understand the consumer protection measures, which encourage a professional, no-surprises relationship between you and your client. This booklet will guide you through the key consumer protection measures related to residential building work including contracts, checklists and disclosure statements, as well as what information you must give the homeowner.
Rebuild with confidence
This booklet is for homeowners affected by the Hurunui/Kaikōura earthquakes to help them plan and manage the rebuild or repair of their home.