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BUILD WITH PEACE OF MIND WITH HIGH COUNTRY CARPENTRY

Are you building a new home, renovating an existing home or have a specialised carpentry project in mind? High Country Carpentry is an award winning building company that builds to the local climate and environment, ensuring your building project is second to none.

Our teams of highly skilled carpenters undertake projects of all sizes and work by traditional values which see our clients home, budget and needs respected.

  • New Architectural Homes
  • Home Renovations
  • Log Homes
  • High Country Cabins

Contact Us for an obligation free discussion on how we can help you achieve your dreams.

‘We’re so glad we chose High Country Carpentry’

“We are extremely pleased and proud of our new house. The quality of workmanship is of a very high standard. It is a credit to everyone involved in the dedicated High Country Carpentry team. ”

Debbie Pilcher and Geoff Rogers – Tekapo

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7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE HIGH COUNTRY CARPENTRY

Lain and Heather Hellmrich
Owned and operated by Lain & Heather Hellmrich, High Country Carpentry has been providing reliable, local building and renovation services since 2005.

1. Family Values – You can be rest assured we are family owned, and owner operated – no big company or franchise here! Lain and Heather take great pride in their work and their team. Your home will be carefully and lovingly built like it’s our own.

2. Exceptional Team – You want a team that’s punctual, professional, passionate, proud and proven! High Country Carpentry is a tight knit group of team oriented individuals. Your project is our passion, and we are your team.

3. Quality Assured – We insist on the highest quality finish every time. Your building project will be of award winning quality – our National and Regional Awards at the Registered Master Builders House of the Year competitions are testament to this. We will ensure only the very best methods, materials, and subcontractors are selected.

4. Excellent Communication – We are transparent and open in everything we do. You will deal with us directly throughout your project, and be kept informed and involved every step of the way.

5. Locally Based – You are supporting locals! Our children are sixth generation Mackenzie residents, and many of our team members are long time locals too. We know the area and the climate, and have built solid long standing relationships with subcontractors and suppliers. We search out the best in local materials, prioritising sustainable choices where we can.

6. Qualified, Safe & Tidy – You can enjoy the process knowing you will have a team of Qualified Carpenters on your side. We are Licensed Building Practitioners, and are Site Safe members. Your building site will always be left tidy, secure and safe.

7. Reputation / Testimonials – You can see how others have enjoyed their building experience with High Country Carpentry. We have many happy clients who have penned their praise for our process, our product, and our wonderful team. Many clients have become great friends and repeat clients to us, after working together.

‘Faultless workmanship by a passionate & professional team of builders’

“We are thrilled to have selected Lain, Heather and the High Country team to build our dream holiday/retirement home at Lake Tekapo. The end result is far in excess of what we could ever have envisaged – and the entire experience was an absolute pleasure.”

Helen and Phil Lemon

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5 star guaranteeTHE HIGH COUNTRY CARPENTRY 5-STAR GUARANTEE

We build every home as if it was our own.

For complete peace of mind with your building project, we offer the Master Build 10-Year Guarantee. Over and above this we also offer our own High Country Carpentry 5-Star Guarantee.

1. Excellent communication from concept to completion. At the outset we’ll sit down with you to discuss all the details of your project. In the design phase, we ill regularly catch up and contribute to your ideas. During the build phase we’ll have regular catch-ups on site.

2. Award-winning exceptional quality. We insist on the highest quality finish every time and will build your home with love and tenderness, as if it were our own. It is our intention to exceed the Building Code and the wants and needs of your project. We also guarantee to use only the best sub-contractors and the best materials.

3. Accurate pricing & invoicing. We are transparent and open in all we do – and guarantee all invoicing will be clear, concise and itemised as in our contract agreement. If and when variations happen, we will get your approval in writing, and not progress without your consent. There will be no hidden surprises.

4. Informed timing & scheduling. We guarantee to keep you fully informed every step of the way. This begins with our start time and, as we progress, you will be kept up to date with a timeline of the building schedule.

5. Completion care. With over 20 years experience, you can rest assured at handover time we will work through your project with you – and we guarantee to check every little detail. We believe our workmanship is of the highest standard and want to assure you that you have made the best choice in long term quality. We will also undertake post-build checks of your home at 6 and 12 months, and if we find any workmanship defects we will fix these at our expense.

CONTACT US TO DISCUSS YOUR BUILDING PROJECT

Every project starts with a spark of an idea. Whether you are starting the process or already have your plans in place, today is a great time to contact us for an obligation free meeting.



CONTACT US TO DISCUSS YOUR BUILDING PROJECT

Every project starts with a spark of an idea. Whether you are starting the process or already have your plans in place, today is a great time to contact us for an obligation free meeting.