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.
Renovate for better health
By considering your family’s health and wellbeing when you renovate your home, you’ll not only be enhancing your home’s environmental performance, you’ll also be investing in the future.
Converting your existing home into accessible housing design
Apart from including a level entry or curbless shower, there are other key elements you need to consider when designing an accessible bathroom, In terms of your kitchen, the key thing to consider is enough space around appliances and cupboards.
Replacing bathroom fixtures
Bathrooms, and showers in particular, can be a veritable bag of surprises when it comes to replacing or renovating.
Nothing says luxury like a freestanding bath
Nothing says luxury like a freestanding bath and increasingly people are seeking this luxury statement for their homes. Free-standing baths are certainly the latest trend in bathroomware and the Caroma Aura bath is quickly establishing itself as a market leading product choice. Read more.
Colour your home with Resene’s trendy tones
Colour your world this year with Resene’s new trendy tones.
Renovating homes built in the 1970s in New Zealand
Fantastic wallpapers, crazy colour combinations and textured carpets come to mind when thinking about 1970s homes.
Methven’s new Koha Satinjet shower range for a luxurious shower
Methven’s new Koha Satinjet shower range ensures a truly luxurious shower experience with its refined technology that creates thousands of tiny, soft droplets.
Who should you talk to first when planning a renovation?
When undertaking any renovation project, the most important thing to consider is project management.
Tile grouting guide
Deciding what grout to use with your new tiles can be just as important as the selection of the tiles themselves.
Prepare your walls and select the right paint for mould-prone surface areas
Dulux wash and wear comes with a guarantee to prevent mould for a minimum of seven years. It is available in white and colours tinted from white, which covers 80 percent of the fashionable colours used in the bathroom market.
Tap ware advice from Chesters
People often lament that “they don’t make it like they used to” – just how many times have you heard this saying lately? It’s certainly one that relates to the plumbing industry.
Rules for residential buildings on structural changes
As of March 2012 any structural work or work that affects the weather tightness of a residential building such as load bearing walls, foundations, roofing and cladding, is now classified as Restricted Building Work and must be completed or supervised by a Licensed Building Practitioner.
What do you need a building consent for?
To apply for a building consent most building consent authorities have developed checklists and instructions on how to assemble your application. This will help you lodge the correct information for the councils to work from.
Choosing a plumber for your home renovation
Decisions early on in the renovation project, such as which plumber you choose, can make a big difference to your end result. Columnist Duncan Stuart found out that making the wrong choice meant coming home to find his whole back yard excavated.