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A Case For Tiles

A Case For Tiles

Refresh Renovations partner; Tile Depot addresses the common concerns of homeowners trying to weigh up the pros and cons of available flooring options.

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A Case For Tiles
Choosing the perfect carpet for your home

Choosing the perfect carpet for your home

Carpet is a major contributor to the overall look and feel of your home, Refresh Renovations partner Cavelier Bremworth

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Choosing the perfect carpet for your home
No one loves a steamy bathroom

No one loves a steamy bathroom

Refresh Renovations partner Hometech offers a solution to steamy bathrooms.

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No one loves a steamy bathroom
Which rooms that can be converted to create more living space?

Which rooms that can be converted to create more living space?

In this article, we answer some of your biggest questions surrounding garage, basement and loft conversions.

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Which rooms that can be converted to create more living space?
Refresh’s Top 5 conversion renovations

Refresh’s Top 5 conversion renovations

If you are looking for opportunities to make the most out of unused spaces within your home, we have an abundance of inspiration to get you started. Check out our top picks for completed home conversion projects!

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Refresh’s Top 5 conversion renovations
Charging into the future

Charging into the future

The growing demand for electric vehicle-friendly homes is great news for those renovating or building because getting the pre-wiring in early on your projects will save time and money for everyone down the track.

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Charging into the future
Introducing Grohe colours with the Freedom of Choice collection

Introducing Grohe colours with the Freedom of Choice collection

Robertson Bathware Introduces Grohe Colours with the Freedom of Choice collection.

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Introducing Grohe colours with the Freedom of Choice collection
Creating the home you always wanted; here's how Solatube® can help.

Creating the home you always wanted; here's how Solatube® can help.

Quite simply, Solatubes bring the goodness of outside in, transforming dull, dark & gloomy areas into beautiful spaces filled with pure, clean, healthy daylight - the ultimate mood booster all year round.

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Creating the home you always wanted; here's how Solatube® can help.
All about Tiny Homes

All about Tiny Homes

In recent years, tiny homes have become the preferred lifestyle choice for many individuals, couples and families across the world - particularly throughout New Zealand, Australia, Europe and the United States. Minimalism is on the rise - with Netflix shows such as “Tidying up with Marie Kondo” encouraging residents to live simply and intentionally. On Youtube, too, people have built careers off of exploring different approaches to minimalistic living. What is it about tiny homes and minimal living that has so many people choosing small spaces over grand designs?  

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All about Tiny Homes
Top 5 renovation additions

Top 5 renovation additions

If you are looking for a way to create more living and sleeping space for your family, these home extensions, additions and conversions are sure to provide inspiration.

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Top 5 renovation additions
Unique and unconventional home addition ideas

Unique and unconventional home addition ideas

With housing prices at an all-time high and land availability at an all-time low, many young individuals and families are looking for affordable and innovative ways to build a home or extend their living space. Minimalism, too, plays a part here, with people of all ages choosing to downsize in order to improve their lifestyle. From tiny homes to container homes, we look at the latest trends in unique modern architecture - and help you to consider if one of these unique spaces could be right for you.

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Unique and unconventional home addition ideas
The pros and cons of tiny homes

The pros and cons of tiny homes

Have you ever thought about living in a tiny home? Due to their affordability, sustainability and mobility, they are a lifestyle move that is drawing worldwide interest.

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The pros and cons of tiny homes
A room-by-room guide to renovating your bach

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.

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A room-by-room guide to renovating your bach
Choosing the Perfect Attic Stairs

Choosing the Perfect Attic Stairs

When we renovate, we are often looking to increase storage in our homes. A simple and cost-effective way is to use an Attic Stair to access your roof space.
 

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Choosing the Perfect Attic Stairs
5 tips to plan and add value to your renovation

5 tips to plan and add value to your renovation

With careful planning and support, renovations do not need to be stressful. In fact, they can be an enjoyable adventure! The following steps will get you off to a smooth start and help you to add value to your home.

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5 tips to plan and add value to your renovation
Top 5 value increasing renovations

Top 5 value increasing renovations

Whether you are hoping to sell a property or improve the lifestyle quality of your family home, renovating can serve as a fantastic way to improve your home’s value. If you’re not sure where to start, the following inspirational homes are sure to provide some insight.

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Top 5 value increasing renovations