Bathroom Renovation Advice ArticlesView all types of renovations
When it comes to planning your new bathroom, there’s a lot to think about! Take a look at our series of helpful articles on bathroom renovation. They include advice on planning, design, products and fixtures.
How to prevent borer
When it comes to the integrity of your home, preventing borer, which can promote wood rot, is a major factor that needs to be addressed. David Birttain, Technical Support Manager at Kiwicare Corporation Ltd, answers how you can prevent borer attacks.
Tiled vs acrylic showers
Showers are an essential component of any bathroom. While baths may be seen as the glamour option when it comes to luxuriant bathing, contemporary showers can also bring a splash of style to your bathing areas.
Changes to insulation and fire alarm laws in New Zealand
Hamish Aitken, Managing Director at Premier Insulation answers how landlords can prepare for the changes to insulation and fire alarms laws in New Zealand.
10 steps to choosing the right home renovation specialist
So you’re about to embark on the biggest project of your life, why should you choose a renovation specialist rather than doing it yourself, and what should you look out for?
Moves to cool the Auckland housing market
House prices continue to surge across New Zealand topping 20% for the year to 30 September 2015, an 11 year high. Unsurprisingly, Auckland leads at 29%, but the rest of the North Island is now up 16%. High Auckland prices are creating a halo effect as buyers compete for better value in Northland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty.
Renovations that add value to your home
Renovating your home to improve its form and function for your family is one thing; essentially you’re working with a blank canvas – you have the creative freedom to do as you wish within your budget. Renovating with the intention of adding value before selling is quite another.
Manawatu Renovation Builders
With affordable living, short commute times, a prestigious university and exceptional recreational opportunities, the Manawatu is fast becoming an attractive prospect for those seeking a relaxed family lifestyle. As a result, many Manawatu towns have caught the renovation bug.
How to make dirty grout clean
Mike Syddall from The Tile Depot explains how to make your dirty grout clean.
Sydney Renovation Builders
Spectacularly situated on the world’s largest natural harbour, Sydney enjoys a myriad of natural and man-made attractions and is full of opportunities for renovators.
Auckland Renovation Builders
While renovating rather than buying is becoming increasingly popular, Auckland homeowners should thoroughly investigate their options to avoid potential pitfalls.
Bathroom mixers to suit your style
When it comes time to putting those final touches to your bathroom renovation, the options can be overwhelming. To make life a bit easier for you, we’ve put together a list of mixers – from classic to quirky and fun – that will hopefully make this final process a bit more fun.
Stylish and functional bathtub options
We’ve compiled a list of bathtub options that take into account both style and space. Which one would you choose for your next bathroom renovation?
Bathroom vanity options in New Zealand
Whether you want to go for a simple look with a minimalistic feel, or you are heading towards a bold or detailed impression – we have compiled a selection of vanities to help you choose something that will create a bathroom that’s right for you.
Standard measurements to consider when planning your bathroom renovation
The bathroom varies in shape and size from house to house, depending on what space is available. Take a look at our guide to find out the common fixture measurements you need to allow for when planning your bathroom renovation.
Why hire a renovation builder for your home renovation rather than a new house builder
At the outset of any renovation project, it’s important to ensure you are aiming for the best, most cost-efficient and high-quality outcome possible. Part of that means choosing a specialist renovation builder who understands the job at hand and has the expert knowledge to see it through and deliver the project on time and on budget.
Wireless home lighting solutions in New Zealand
You no longer have any excuse for leaving the lights on in the house. Now you can control your lights at home from your smart device. From setting timers right through to using colourful hues to notify you when you receive an email – we have put together some of our favourites.