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.
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.
Creating a functional laundry
Planning and forethought are the keys to creating a laundry that looks good and works hard every day of the week.
What do falling interest rates mean for home renovations?
Whether you're a homeowner ready to make some updates or a potential first-time homebuyer, the recent cuts to the OCR could mean big things for your situation.
Tips for Residential Lighting
The following are some functional aspects to consider for residential lighting when considering how to light various rooms in your house.
Make over your money, before you make over your home
So, you have big plans - a spacious new kitchen, a luxe new bathroom, a stylish new bedroom, or maybe all of the above. The next step is figuring out how on earth to pay for it all.
50 Shades of Beige
Beige is in. It’s safe. Easier to choose yourself. And it meets the needs of most customers.
Deciding who should renovate your home
Find out what to look for in a renovations company when you are considering renovating your home.
The Importance of Early Decision Making
When it comes to bathroom renovations, there's a lot plan! The Tile Depot shares their top planning and product tips with Refresh.
How to Create a Hamptons Style Home
A Hamptons style home is a celebration of refined seaside relaxation; a haven to gather family, entertain friends and reconnect with the healing ocean ions.
Renovation Hacks for small apartments
Creative hacks in construction and renovation can make all the difference to turning your tiny space into the perfect amount of space, just by thinking a little more creatively.
Unwelcome Surprises During A Demolition
Demolition disaster stories are common, but is there a way of avoiding disaster before embarking on the demolition phase of your home?
Ventilation System vs Dehumidifier: What's the difference?
A great ventilation system, such as Unovent brings fresh, dry air into your home pushing out damp foul air efficiently and quietly from the home, creating a healthy home environment
The Good, the Good & the Good of a Project Manager
If the hero of a classic Western is the good-looking cowboy who rides in on horseback, the hero of any building site is the project manager. Convinced you’d do a better job than a project manager? Here are a few reasons why you’re wrong.
Adding value to your property – what to consider?
If you want to get the best return possible on your property, there are a few straightforward ways to add value - without breaking the bank. In this article, we show you a few budget-friendly ways to get started.
He said, what? Decoding building lingo
The following line-up clarifies a few of the physical descriptors that renovators will likely hear in relation to their property.