Home renovation case studies
Refresh Renovations is New Zealand's leading design and build home improvement specialist offering a range of services. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service, and renovations that exceed your expectations.
Auckland Bungalow Revamp
When Auckland locals Tim and Amy McKenzie wanted an extreme makeover of their 1930s bungalow, they contracted Refresh Renovation’s Dave Georgetti to ensure the job was done right.
Retirement renovation in Wellington
This Wellington couple decided to renovate their dated, 20-year-old kitchen and bathroom instead of moving to a retirement or lifestyle village. Their aim was to make their apartment more convenient and user-friendly while adding value to their property.
Modern bathroom remodel fit for accessibility
For most people, the bathroom is as easy to use as any other room. But after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, it became a challenge and a struggle for Peter Aitken. Refresh Renovations transformed and re-designed his bathroom to make it more functional, modern and accessible.
The upside of maximising space
Chris’s Kohimarama home was only built five years before he decided to renovate. Despite its tender age, there was a lot of scope to improve the use of space in various areas of the house.
Work in progress: A home renovation story - Part Three
At first unsure if they wanted to sell or renovate, Tony and Harriet Iro decided to embark on a complete makeover of their old home. After a renovation with significant changes to the floor plan and two extensions, the Iro house is now a modern family haven.
Subdividing, renovating and extending a property: Part Two
Although Tim and Kristy’s former home had ‘good bones’ and a classic 70s design, it was badly in need of love. The renovation process started when they moved the house 40m back from its original position. Now, they are thrilled with the results.
Subdividing, renovating and extending a property: Part One
This complex project entailed sub-dividing a section, renovating an existing house and building a new family home. Renovation specialist Tim Walters undertakes this project on his family property in Orewa, north of Auckland.
Inside a 1920s home renovation with Refresh
Feedback is important, from concept to completion. We take a look at Wellington homeowners Sandy Natha and Eamonn Wilkie’s process to the completion of their home, with help from Refresh Renovations specialists Lia Boersma and Charmaine Davis. We spoke to Sandy and Eamonn about their renovation experience with Refresh Renovations.