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Step 3: Your home takes shape

29 June 2014

This week sees the structural framework completed, the building wrap applied and the fascia fixed in place. Once this is complete your house is ready for the roof to be fitted. The look of your home starts to emerge from the structure.

The installation of the building wrap is a very important part of the overall build. The wrap forms a water-resistant barrier to prevent the infiltration of water into a building assembly.

Another major step forward this week is setting the fascia board in place so the roof can be fitted. Fascia is an architectural term for a frieze or band running horizontally and situated vertically under a roof edge. It typically consists of a wooden board or sheet metal. The horizontal fascia board which caps the end of rafters outside a building may be used to hold the rain gutter. The finished surface below the fascia and rafters is called the soffit or eave.

Since we began in 1997, Generation Homes has maintained a strong focus on developing communities. Today we have built more than 2000 new homes throughout New Zealand, from existing developments to owner-occupied sites, as well as in our own subdivisions to meet requirements and land supply.

We take tremendous pride in our work and have developed 20 different residential communities around the country. Our customers love our housing plans for their seamless integration with the natural environment and surrounding developments.

We uphold our strong values to foster great neighbourhoods so they can be enjoyed from generation to generation. These values will guide our teams in the construction and development of your new home.