Home renovation advice
When it comes to home renovations, the Refresh team has done (and seen) it all! We’re more than happy to share our experience and expertise – and you’ll find loads of helpful articles, photos, videos and more on our website.
If you’re interested in a specific renovation topic, select from the categories below. You’re also welcome to ask in person about your potential renovation. If you’d like to talk with one of our friendly team members, please get in touch.
How to Finance Your Home Renovation in New Zealand
When it comes to home renovations, you don’t want to sacrifice on quality. For some, financing a renovation provides a helpful solution.
Renovating in Franklin
With gorgeous beaches, affordable housing and a strong sense of community, Franklin is a great region to relocate to, whatever stage of life you may be in. If you need some help creating a home to suit your Franklin lifestyle, Kim Reiche from Refresh Renovations Franklin can plan and manage your project for you, no matter how challenging it may be.
Home Automation - what you need to know before renovating
The renovation process is an ideal time to consider home automation options to make your house work for you. Convenience, security, comfort and energy efficiency are all improved when you effortlessly control and automate your home, with as much or as little technology as you wish.
Find out more about the home automation solutions provided by PDL
Common Misconceptions about Skylights Explained
A popular feature in many NZ homes, skylights seem divide public opinion on whether they are worth the trouble. In this article, we reveal the truth about skylights in New Zealand homes.
The Tile Depot presents the Neptune Stone Based Waterproof Flooring
The Tile Depot is now the distributor for the Neptune Stone Based Waterproof flooring. Find out more about its benefits in this article by the Tile Depot.
How to make the most of natural daylight at home
We look into how Solatube lighting can increase your home’s natural sunlight absorption.
Achieve the perfect indoor - outdoor flow
Refresh Partner Outdure shows us how the perfect indoor - outdoor flow can be easily achieved with the Qwickbuild system
GROHE Sensia Arena - A new dimension of shower toilet
GROHE Sensia Arena stands for Intelligent Care. Behind it are visionary ideas from GROHE, the most modern technology available and the unparalleled ability to combine it all. More comfortable, hygienic and soothing than using paper, with the GROHE Sensia Arena you can experience a new standard of personal hygiene.
The Top 5 Latest Vanity Trends in NZ
Take a look at this year’s vanity trends for inspiration for your next bathroom renovation. Whether it’s personalising your vanity, making a bold statement or maximising your storage space, there are many options to give your bathroom a modern edge.
TREND REPORT: Things to consider with polished concrete floors
Create an inexpensive floor you’ll adore by making it concrete. Concrete is a cost-effective, low maintenance and durable alternative to other flooring options. Read on to discover why a concrete floor might be the best choice for your renovation.
Top six things to consider for Apartment renovations
We had a chat with the experts in the industry to find out about things to keep in mind when planning an apartment renovation. If you’re thinking of renovating your apartment then we have our top six things to consider during your plan.
Renovating in West Auckland
With stunning surf beaches, lush forest and a short commute into Auckland’s central business district, West Auckland is becoming a hub for young families and outdoor enthusiasts. The area’s housing stock varies greatly, but no matter what type of house you call home, the team at Refresh Renovations Waitakere can help you make the most of every square metre.
Tips for Installing an Elevator in Your Home
Adding an elevator to your home creates lifestyle flexibility and adds value to the property while future-proofing the home. Read more for types, benefits and what to consider before you go.. up and down...
Renovating in Tauranga
Tauranga is a hot spot! It’s one of New Zealand’s fastest growing cities, and in fact housing prices aren’t lagging much behind Auckland. It’s booming for good reason, with an abundance of natural beauty all around, a great climate, and many lifestyle options for outdoor adventures. Find out why now is a great time to renovate your home in Tauranga.
Trend Report: House Trends in NZ
The future of home improvements will be guided by the following four concepts: flexibility, efficiency, individuality and collaboration with nature. Find out more about evolving home trends in this amazingly informative article.