Ensuite Bathroom Renovations in New Zealand

Planning a renovation to your ensuite bathroom is exciting, but it can also feel overwhelming too. That’s where Refresh Renovations can help!

Freestanding bathtub with timber vanity cupboards

Planning a renovation to your ensuite bathroom is exciting, but it can also feel overwhelming too. That’s where Refresh Renovations can help! We have put together handy hints and top tips plus answers to common questions to help guide you through adding an ensuite bathroom to your home. We also have an ultimate guide to bathroom renovations, but if it’s ensuite designs you want more info on, keep reading! 

What to consider during an ensuite renovation?

Functionality is key when it comes to designing your ensuite. Are you planning a single ensuite room which will only be used occasionally by guests? Or is this a big ensuite for your master bedroom that requires double vanities? Consider the purpose of your ensuite renovation early in the planning process to help guide your design and budget decisions.

Consider the look and feel of your ensuite bathroom. Are you being led by design or budget?

You may want to keep a guest ensuite neutral, but let personality shine through in your own master ensuite. If you want your ensuite to have a sanctuary feel about it, take the time to thoughtfully design the space and consider elements that can make it feel special, such as underfloor heating, designer tile options, or a free-standing tub.

Water tightness is a key factor to consider when you’re renovating an ensuite because any leaks can cause significant water damage. If your ensuite lacks exterior windows, ventilation measures must be taken to ensure a healthy and compliant bathroom too! Discover our ensuite bathroom design tips here.

A laundry and bathroom renovation for a family home in Karori, Wellington

What are some ensuite bathroom design ideas?

Whether you have the space for a double shower ensuite, or are looking for small ensuite renovation ideas, intentional design is key. This will ensure space is maximised, and you achieve the look and feel that suits your needs and lifestyle. Every renovation is unique, but for some helpful ensuite ideas, consider these top tips.

  • Recess storage to make the most of your space. Make use of existing wall cavities for shower niches and recessed cabinets.
  • Add timber for natural warmth and appeal.
  • Retain plumbing points in original positions to keep costs down.
  • Don’t forget adequate power points for lighting, hair dryers, and heated towel rails.
  • When it comes to tile options, match your floor and wall tiling to help the space feel more spacious and luxurious.
  • Upgrade your tapware for impact on the overall look and feel of your space.
  • While everyone loves white for its clean look and spacious feel, don’t be afraid to inject colour. Moody hues can be particularly good in an ensuite.

What is the cost to build an ensuite?

The average cost of an ensuite renovation is hard to calculate because the price will vary widely depending on the size of the space and the materials chosen. A big ensuite with double vanities, floor to ceiling tiles, and top end tapware will cost significantly more than a small ensuite with basic fittings. Your Renovation Consultant will work with you to find the best solutions to meet your renovation goals within your budget. For inspiration and to see what is possible within different price ranges, you can read about how much a bathroom renovation costs in New Zealand here.

Take a look at recent ensuite renovations here for inspiration!
Ensuite Renovation in Auckland
A Coastal Ensuite Design Upgrade in Maraetai, Auckland

What type of ensuite renovation can Refresh help with?

Need to design a small ensuite? No problem. Big ensuite? We can help. Looking for an open plan ensuite? We are the experts! No matter what type of ensuite renovation you need, our experienced Renovation Consultants are here to help. We provide expert advice, top tips, and the best ensuite renovation ideas tailored specifically to your individual space. From ensuite shower room ideas to modular ensuite bathrooms, we can design and deliver any type of ensuite you need with exceptional results that you will love. 

Why plan your ensuite renovation with Refresh?

Refresh is committed to providing exceptional customer service and a tailored approach to every renovation, regardless of how big or small it may be. Our tried and true 5-step renovation system transforms the stressful bathroom renovation process into a simple and straightforward experience you can actually enjoy! Your dedicated Renovation Consultant will manage every detail of your project from design through to delivery and remain your single point of contact throughout.

During the early stages of the renovation process, you will work collaboratively with your consultant to plan and design the perfect ensuite bathroom renovation for your space, style, and budget. Construction only begins once you are completely happy and confident with the design and costings, which ensures everyone is on the same page and the project can run smoothly. They also manage any council consent requirements on your behalf.

With Refresh, the renovation process couldn’t be easier. We are dedicated to finding the right solutions for your home and budget and will ensure you are 100% satisfied with your ensuite renovation.

Ready to plan your dream ensuite bathroom renovation?

Let’s talk! If you’re ready to create a fabulous ensuite bathroom, then get in touch with your local Renovation Consultant to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation. We can offer advice, ideas, and help bring your vision to life!

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