Open plan renovation case studiesView all types of renovations
Let there be light! It’s amazing what a difference opening up your living space can make. Refresh clients can have different reasons for choosing an open-plan renovation, as our case studies show. But they all have one thing in common – and that’s a fabulous end result.
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.
Upgrading a historic home and ridding it of asbestos
Knowing it would be a challenging project, Maria and Bob Dight decided to renovate their 1878 heritage home in Strathfield in Sydney’s Inner West. Their home was in need of significant updates, including the removal of asbestos, throughout.
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.
100-year-old villa transformation
When Hamish and Kate McBeath moved into a sprawling new subdivision in Karaka, Auckland, they knew they had found the perfect area to raise their family. But they found the lack of space a challenge, especially with their energetic pre-schooler to consider, not to mention his request for a dog!