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.
Renovating state houses
Renovating a typical state house -that piece of New Zealand history which any Kiwi will recognise- can be both a challenge and a rewarding experience.
A contemporary farmhouse design
Nestled on the tip of Banks Peninsula in New Zealand’s idyllic surroundings, southern comfort takes over, showcasing a farmhouse that blends modern convenience with rusticity.
Geraldton, WA renovation builders
Combining the facilities of a city with the relaxed lifestyle of a country town, Geraldton offers renovators the best of both worlds.
An industrial apartment renovation
It can only be described as raw, industrial Swedish genius; a vintage, industrial home in a former goldsmiths workshop, combining the idea of a Gucci flagship store, black heavy metal, with crispy white and soft concrete walls.
Reclaimed timber apartment renovation
Driving this distinctive renovation, architect Ben Edwards was compelled by the philosophies of ‘perception and connection’.
Nordically inspired Victorian terrace house makeover
Scandinavian touches and modern design elements give a tired West London abode a uniquely fresh, clean and elegant appearance whilst maintaining its original Victorian flair.
Home renovation experiences
In this column from the Last Word series, Duncan Stuart reflects on how renovation work can be a head-on collision between dreams and realities.
How to renovate a California bungalow
With their simple interior layout, loads of character and charm and large yards, California bungalows allow plenty of options for renovating and extending to suit modern family life.
Melbourne terrace house renovation
Terraced house meets high life in this marvellous makeover in Melbourne that focuses on functionality and flexibility.
A unique solution to a silver of land in London
It was curiously clever design, combined with engineering prowess which enabled an architecturally designed home to be built on a neglected sliver of land, wedged between two Victorian townhouses in London’s Maida Vale.
Kalgoorlie, WA renovation builders
The largest city in the Australian Outback and the hub of the Western Australian Goldfields, Kalgoorlie-Boulder has grown from humble beginnings to become a cosmopolitan centre with a character all its own.
Renovating your rental
These are your realistic options if you’re dying to renovate or make some handy additions to your rental home.
Painting Q&A: preparation and removal
Bevan Tutty, NZ Training Academy Manager at Dulux Paints advises on preparing old kitchen cupboards for painting, removing flaky ceiling paint and peeling paint from a concrete porch.
Shower trends and options
Is your bathroom due for a makeover? We have the lowdown on the latest shower options and the plethora of exciting global shower trends that are currently picking up steam.
Natural stone lookalikes
Forget kitchens and bathrooms, modern and natural-looking stone tiles have found their way into most spaces within homes, including living rooms and bedrooms.
How your home can contribute to your retirement plan
Deborah Carlyon, authorised financial adviser, explains why renovating a home is becoming a key part of a retirement strategy and gives some options for efficient financial planning.