Auckland builders have an expanded list of materials they can substitute to cope with the supply crunch caused by Covid-19.
But the council is warning tradies to do their homework and check in with it early on.
Supply shortages have been forcing more and more tradies to ask councils if they can swap out specified products if they cannot get them.
Auckland Council has now expanded its scope to allow for swaps of:
• timber framing to steel framing
• metal roofing to concrete tiles, or vice versa
• some cladding types
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