Renovation Plans

May 18th, 2020 in

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How to prepare renovation plans and sketches? (with cost indication)

Plans - You have an idea, time to get it onto paper. Do I draw something myself, engage a draftsman, architect, builder or building consultant? First things first, no matter how small or big your project is you must have a plan down on paper. Now I can hear some of you saying but I'm only doing some small internal modifications, or renovating a bathroom or I'm just removing a doorway, why would I need plans? The answer is you have to if you plan on having a successful building experience. The read more
bathroom renovations what tradies to use

April 24th, 2020 in

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Bathroom Renovations: What Tradies Do I Need?

From builders, architects, electricians, painters, plumbers, tilers and waterproofers – they are all required at some stage of the process to complete the bathroom renovations. Here are my top 8 contractors you really need to consider hiring to get the job done! read more

April 24th, 2020 in

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Guide on House Extensions: What You Need to Know Before You Start?

There are loads of different types of Home Improvement you can do. Some are really cheap & easy to do, and they'll certainly add a little sparkle to your living space. read more

April 19th, 2020 in

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What Are The Different Types of Home Improvement?

There are loads of different types of Home Improvement you can do. Some are really cheap & easy to do, and they'll certainly add a little sparkle to your living space. read more

April 16th, 2020 in

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Why Bother Doing a Home Renovation?

For most people, it’s very important to have a home that’s not only comfortable but fulfills all their family’s needs. We outline 6 reasons why you should think of doing a Home Renovation. read more
Profit From Your Bathroom Remodel_v3

April 4th, 2020 in

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3 Reasons you save money by Upgrading the bathroom

Don't let the cost of a bathroom remodel put you off. Here are 3 profitable reasons why you should consider taking the plunge. read more
Time line of a renovation project

March 28th, 2020 in

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How long does it take to renovate a house? Renovation time calculator

it should take on average between 4 - 6 weeks of build time for every $80,000 dollars you plan on spending read more
Featured Renovator Becky Marshal and Dog Finn

March 27th, 2020 in

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Featured Renovator – Becky Marshall from “Flipping The Flip”.

Today we are catching up with featured renovator Becky Marshal. Becky shares her renovation and home improvement adventures over on her blog Flipping the Flip. I have been following Becky's adventures for a while now, and apart from being jealous about how often she posts her blogs (something I suck at), I also admire her give it a go attitude. read more
Complete Bathroom Renovation

March 3rd, 2020 in

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Complete Bathroom Renovation

Before signing off on your completed bathroom renovation, here's some advice on warranties & defects you need to know about. read more
Bathroom Joinery

March 3rd, 2020 in

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Bathroom Joinery Tips

Bathroom joinery (or cabinetry) includes things such as vanities, shaving cabinets, and benchtops. Here's some tips to help you decide if custom made or off the shelf is right for you. read more

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