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.
A room-by-room guide to renovating your bach
If you are looking for inspiration for turning your holiday home into a haven, keep reading.
Interior Renovation Checklist
Get clear on your renovation ideas using our interior checklist.
The benefits of the design-build process
The “design-build” model comparatively, has the client, builder and architect all work together from the very start of a design to complete the client’s vision based on a set budget.
Trend report: internal glass and metal doors: what to consider
Internal doors have a great impact on the look and feel of your space – and the recent trend of using black-framed metal glass doors brings a bit of New York loft-style glamour to your home.
What should I consider when styling my home, pre and post-renovation?
What should be considered, both pre-renovation and post-renovation, when it comes to styling?
Villa Woes: turning your rundown villa into a wow home
Would you describe your villa as charming but missing something? Many villas are just a diamond in the rough waiting to be brought back to life. Get inspired here...
New Law: Loss Ring-fencing – how does it affect your renovation?
The proposed loss ring-fencing rules have been making headlines of late – but what does it mean for your property?
How to make your home Airbnb worthy
Check out our top tips for turning your Airbnb into a successful investment.
New Findings: Your Biggest Renovation Fears Uncovered
What’s your biggest renovation fear? We show you what aspects of a renovation people find most daunting and how Refresh Renovations provides a solution,
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.
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
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.
What should I consider when styling my home, pre and post-renovation
Sometimes it can be difficult to make decisions about how to style your home. You may have a good eye for aesthetics, but it can be a good idea to speak to an experienced professional to work with you to create a space that is useful, stylish and timeless. Consider the following tips when putting the finish touches on your home transformation.
How to get rich quick by renovating
Renovating to sell can be a good way to increase your wealth. You can take advantage of the property market by being strategic with your renovations. Make sure you have a plan, a strict budget and follow these steps and you can create wealth from renovating.