Frequently asked questions

Greenhaven Homes do not claim to be Eco purists, however we have a strong Eco friendly ethic.  Where ever possible we use sustainable and renewable materials, energy efficient appliances and lighting, solar PV panels for electrical power, low COC paints and non-toxic glues and stains, above code insulation made from recycled plastic bottles and thermal mass flooring areas for natural passive heating and cooling.  We also offer other off grid Eco systems on request e.g., windmill power generation, aerated eco septic tank and grey water recycling systems.

Yes.  All the standard floor plans can be changed and adapted to suit your exact requirements and site constrains, and we also offer an expert green focused architectural design-build service.

The standard price is based ex Yard with all materials, fixtures, fitting and finishes to a range of specifications, Entry, Standard or Plus – floor coverings – vinyl and carpet.

Our prices do not include Council Building Consent plans and documents, site service connections (these are quoted to suit your individual site), Water tanks, Hardwood timber decks, Alarm, TV Cabinet, Bookshelf, Solarpro system, movable appliances – fridge and washing machine, window coverings – roller blinds and curtains.

Decks are priced at $320 per square meter incl gst and the Decking timber used is Garapa, an FSC Certified hard wood, fixed with stainless steel dome head screws to negate any splitting of timber or movement in the future.

Yes.  The show home is fully transportable.  In the near future all the modules will be constructed in our Levin Factory and will then be able to be transported to almost anywhere in the country. Sites with extremely difficult access may still require to be site built.

From the date of the building contract being signed, we will normally deliver a factory built module to your site within 10 weeks, ready for site service connections. Design-build contracts or site build contracts are usually 16-18 weeks.

Yes. Should your site and council requirements allow you to do so, we can link modules to an existing structure.

The ceiling lining is birch ply in the living room.  Most wall linings are 10mm grooved MDF or plywood sheets. For breathable home options we use magnum board and the Forever Breath System promoting clean dry air in the home.

Yes. There are a number of choices of wall claddings, wall linings, ceiling linings, roof coverings, floor coverings, fixtures and fittings that can be chosen. There are certain materials we prefer not to use that do not meet our Eco friendly criteria, such as fibre cement sheets, monolithic claddings, fibreglass based insulation, solvent based paints and adhesives, etc. Please check with us should you like to use a specific product.

Not at the present, but that construction option is being investigated and may be available in the future.

No, we are proud to say we are a family company based in Levin. This enable us to be flexible, responsive to your needs, and to have full control over every build to ensure we maintain a high quality finish.

You are invited to complete our enquiry form with your contact details, and some preliminary information.

Our sales team can guide you through your preferred options and process. You will be referred to our Greenhaven Homes designer if you have specific design or a site that requires a Design and Build Process.

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