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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.

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The latest bathroom ideas from the new Robertson catalogue

The latest bathroom ideas from the new Robertson catalogue

Check out these awesome products from the Robertson Bathware Catalogue that will inspire your next bathroom project.

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The latest bathroom ideas from the new Robertson catalogue
Renovating in New Zealand’s Coromandel

Renovating in New Zealand’s Coromandel

Interested in adding long-term comfort or value to your Coromandel property? Check out our guide to renovating within the Coromandel!

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Renovating in New Zealand’s Coromandel
Renovating in Manakau

Renovating in Manakau

Interested in renovating within the Manukau region? We guide you through everything you should know about the area.

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Renovating in Manakau
How to make your home Airbnb worthy

How to make your home Airbnb worthy

Check out our top tips for turning your Airbnb into a successful investment.

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How to make your home Airbnb worthy
New Findings: Your Biggest Renovation Fears Uncovered

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,

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New Findings: Your Biggest Renovation Fears Uncovered
How to Finance Your Home Renovation in New Zealand

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.

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How to Finance Your Home Renovation in New Zealand
Renovating in Franklin

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.

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Renovating in Franklin
Home renovations - where to start

Home renovations - where to start

Are you overwhelmed with renovation ideas and budget restrictions? Renovation specialist Carla Simmonds offers advice on overcoming doubt and getting started.

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Home renovations - where to start
Home Automation - what you need to know before renovating

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

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Home Automation - what you need to know before renovating
Common Misconceptions about Skylights Explained

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.

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Common Misconceptions about Skylights Explained
The Tile Depot presents the Neptune Stone Based Waterproof Flooring

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.

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The Tile Depot presents the Neptune Stone Based Waterproof Flooring
How to make the most of natural daylight at home

How to make the most of natural daylight at home

We look into how Solatube lighting can increase your home’s natural sunlight absorption.

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How to make the most of natural daylight at home
Achieve the perfect indoor - outdoor flow

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

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Achieve the perfect indoor - outdoor flow
GROHE Sensia Arena - A new dimension of shower toilet

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.

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GROHE Sensia Arena - A new dimension of shower toilet
The Top 5 Latest Vanity Trends in NZ

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.

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The Top 5 Latest Vanity Trends in NZ
TREND REPORT: Things to consider with polished concrete floors

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.

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TREND REPORT: Things to consider with polished concrete floors