One of Hamilton's Leading Builders

When you choose A Cut Above Building you deal direct with your builder, we build to your requirements rather than fitting you into set plans. We have extensive experience in all areas from New House Builds, basic do ups to complete makeover's and additions. Backed by our qualifications as Certified Builders allowing us access to the industry leading Halo 10-year independent guarantee, our own Rock Solid Guarantee and our detailed on site systems. So whether you are looking to design or build your home from scratch, have plans for your new home or you're looking at a renovation/addition, A Cut Above building will create a high quality solution to meet your budget.


  • 8 employees
    and
    growing


  • Started in
    2006

  • Family owned
    and
    operated


  • Good buggers
    to work with

  • Free
    concept
    plans

  • Honest
    reliable
    builders

  • Experienced
    skilled Project
    Managers


As Waikato's Specialist in Residential Building Projects weexcel in two main areas:

  • New Builds – Design and build or from your plans
  • Renovations and Additions

Benefits we can offer:

  • personalised service provided by an Owner/Operator overseeing the build using our own staff;
  • 10 year transferable Certified Builders guarantee
  • design and consultation process including a free concept plan created by our industry leading architects.
  • our own Rock Solid Guarantee
  • we'll build your house as if it was our own, focusing on value and quality
  • a building team that is passionate about building excellence

Core Values

Since A Cut Above Building started, we have maintained these core values:

  • RELATIONSHIPS – to continue to build customer and business relationships on a foundation of respect, honesty, reliability and integrity.
  • OUR SERVICE– to build a passionate and positive team that gives our customers an enjoyable, professional & personable service.
  • COMMUNICATION – to listen to our customers and deliver on going, open and valuable communication between our customers, staff, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • QUALITY - to be a respected building company that clients come to knowing that they will receive sound advice, high quality finishes and craftsmanship.
  • REPUTATION - to continue building a portfolio of projects that 'wow' our customers and that we are proud to put our name to.

Our Happy Customers



“Overall we are very satisfied with the package Michael delivered us and I would have no hesitation in recommending him. Michael can be well proud of himself.”


- Simon Colson




We believe that we have received very good value for money on both jobs and would happily recommend A Cut Above Building Ltd to others.”


- Peta Poletti & Steve Godsiff


About Me

Keown Family

"As a young fella I remember tinkering and building things in the old mans shed. I have always enjoyed creating things, and the satisfaction of seeing the end product complete. At school I realised that the 9-5 desk job wasn't going to be for me.

I knew I wanted to work with my hands and that I enjoyed building, so when the opportunity arose to do a building apprenticeship, I took it with both hands. As a builder you can really affect people's lives in a positive way… that was over 20 years ago.

Realising that I had an eye for detail and seeing a lack of quality & passion within the industry, A Cut Above Building was started. I noticed within building that there are 2 distinct types of builder – there is the guy that turns up, clocks in and clocks out with no real pride in what they do. Then there are those that take real joy in creating and doing the work, they get a sense of pride from their accomplishments and are proud to stand back and put their name to it. I am definitely the latter.

Personally we have also grown into a family of 5 having spent the majority of our lives in the Waikato. Our two daughters attend the local primary school and our son goes to preschool. We are a very sporty family and are kept very busy with netball, dance, rugby & family adventures.

Being active within the community is an important part of family life."

- Michael & Jeanette Keown


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