Adding a second storey to their existing home proved a family friendly alternative to buying a bigger home in Auckland’s overheated property market.
This charming 1950s house with a picture perfect view of Rangitoto underwent a modern renovation.
The final episode, and much of the renovation is complete.
A complete stair and entrance overhaul in this Kiwi Dream renovation.
Episode 4 continues with the flooring project where we left off in episode 3. After Evie ignores advice from Refresh project manager and tries to cut corners using a dodgey trademen, Refresh steps in to save the day by ripping the whole flooring job up and starting again.
Week 3 of the Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations and we start by tackling the main living room. The boys soon uncover water damage resulting in a trench having to be dug around the outside of the house to treat the problem.
What started as an almost unusable space now doubles as a media room come guest bedroom.
Episode 1 tackles the master bedroom and the landscaping.
When it came to reviving an aging bungalow, its owners wanted to remain architecturally faithful to a bygone era.
This 100 year plus villa was transplanted to where it now enjoys both sea and bush views at the back of the house.
When we first met with Donna, she told us that she had waited 20 years for this renovation.
On the top of Sharlene's to-do-list was to renovate the tired old bathroom and kitchen as well as add an en-suite
Frank and partner contacted Refresh as they wanted to create a home to settle down and raise children in.
A well thought through renovation turned a dark apartment into a light and open space.