Bathroom Renovation Advice ArticlesView all types of renovations
When it comes to planning your new bathroom, there’s a lot to think about! Take a look at our series of helpful articles on bathroom renovation. They include advice on planning, design, products and fixtures.
How to solve unequal water pressure
Whilst most new homes are built with mains water pressure for hot and cold water, a large number of homes over 15 years of age operate with unequal water pressure.
Transformation of an Auckland Bungalow
An ambitious renovation in Auckland’s Mt Albert has seen a tiny bungalow transformed into a statement-making family home.
Methven Satinjet Showers
Whether you’re completing a full-scale renovation project or simply wish to update your bathroom – you can now bring award-winning design home with the Koha and the Waipori Satinjet hand showers.
When creativity goes bad
While imagination is a great starting point for many projects, Kylie Jurgensen finds out that too much renovation inspiration can be, well, simply too much.
Good lighting design requires careful consideration early on
Good lighting has the power to enhance your interiors – Renovate’s interior design expert Donna White explains how.
Are you looking to renovate your bathroom?
Renovate’s interior design expert Donna White takes a refreshing look at designing bathrooms.
Guide to making your floor a feature to be proud of
A fabulous floor can add style and value to your home. Here’s our guide to making your floor a feature to be proud of.
Create a future-proofed home
You don’t have to sacrifice a stylish home design to create an accessible home base for all mobility levels. By integrating the basic principles of Universal Design when renovating, you can create a future-proofed home that is suitable not only for you into old age but also for your whole family as their lifestyles change.
Renovating homes built during the 1970s
New living styles, new materials and new modular construction methods – houses built during the 1970’s took the architectural styles of previous decades to cities and towns across the country, from Twizel and Turangi through to Cromwell and Auckland.
Future-proofing a pre-1970s home
If your house was built around the time Neil Armstrong was striding across the moon there's a great possibility that there’s not much in the way of insulation in the walls, your water pipes are probably made of copper, and most likely without any lagging or insulation.
The Dorf SmartSeal System
Internal Moisture within buildings and ensuring that it is managed appropriately and effectively to prevent damage caused by excessive or long-term moisture build-up, is of major concern to renovators and new home builders alike.
Caroma Flow Shower
With the rising cost of water and water heating, the water efficiency of your shower is becoming a more important consideration. However, nobody wants to sacrifice a good shower for those cost savings.
Toilet suite styles and implications
Baths are experiencing a renaissance in the bathroom, particularly in the area of free-standing baths. Free-standing baths not only provide a design feature within the bathroom, but they can also save costs since they eliminate the need to build frames or add tiles around the bath.
Give your bathroom the designer makeover
Caroma Invisi Series II toilet suites add a whole new dimension to bathroom design. By maximising valuable floor space, Caroma Invisi II makes a small bathroom feel spacious and can make your dream bathroom feel even more spectacular.
Five bathroom looks to suit your style
From styles inspired by Old World Europe, to striking statements with black and inviting rustic bathroom spaces there is a style for everyone and every kind of house. Get the look in your own home with our bathroom style guide as we take inspiration from real bathroom designs.
Painting tips for your bathroom
Painting your bathroom is one the cheapest, easiest and most effective ways of transforming the look of one of the most popular and used rooms in a home,” says Dulux colour expert, Gretchen Flynn, who has compiled some tips, tricks and colour advice to help get your bathroom renovation project off to a great start.