Art Deco homes are full of character, but it took a modernisation of this Hillsborough home to realise its full potential.
Growing family demands were the motivator for the downstairs renovation of this 1960’s family home in east Auckland. Find out how Refresh Renovations’ Saleem Bhiko navigated challenges to ensure this projected was delivered on time and budget.
This is what our client had to say about this project, “The project was finished in five weeks and I’ve got no complaints. It’s really good to have a decent shower and that would have to be the best part of the new bathroom. We came in on budget at just under A$16k even though I was expecting to pay considerably more,”
Leaving little left of the tired-looking original house, Refresh transformed this 1970s semi-detached dwelling in Karori, Wellington with a full scale interior makeover.
At the point when Adelaide homeowners Deb and David Osmond reached Refresh Renovations' Nielen Prince, they needed to make better use of the living space in their 1990s house in the suburb of Flagstaff Hill. They were thinking about transforming their twin garage into a multifunctional rumpus room where they and their two adult children could unwind, use the home gym, or watch TV. The brief later evolved into a three-pronged approach. The garage conversion, a pergola build, and landscaping repairs – all underway at the same time.
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.
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.
From basic to beautiful – this project saw the creation of a new bathroom and laundry space in an Old Queenslander home. The client wanted a space that would suit her family’s needs and could also work well for guests.
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.
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.
Being short on space was a given in this Wellington home's bathroom and laundry. The 6-week renovation transformed these tight, non-practical rooms into thoughtful airy spaces, with the addition of a much-needed extra toilet.
Renovating their kitchen was a hard decision for Ron and Hilda Wren. The kitchen was the keeper of many memories and sentiments that only time can generate. It only took three days to complete the project, which delivered a high quality kitchen and still kept the budget in check.
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.
After ten years of living with limited space and resources, Guy Batten, his partner Rob, and their good friend Alan a decided to create a vibrant kitchen with a practical layout and better design balance.
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.
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.