Affordable Renovations From Auckland To Hamilton

Affordable Renovations From Auckland To Hamilton
With the never-ending demand for property in central areas such as Auckland and Hamilton there will continue to be an ever increasing trend of cost on materials and labour. This is especially the case when you are a homeowner that has recently decided to renovate or upgrade. Whether it’s a bathroom renovation, kitchen renovation or complete home extension What’s your first move? Like so many if you don’t know a builder personally you will most likely go online and Google for Auckland renovations or Hamilton renovations if you are located in those areas. You may already have plans or may need some. Most builders you contact may not be able to assist with services outside their own profession. For example if you intend to extend your property; you will need architects, engineers and other specialist trades to plan the extent and cost of the project. Most home owners don’t want to “manage” a dozen trades and most builders don’t want to be liable for what other trades do, so as a home owner you are caught in the middle! If you get the builder to organise these trades he will clip the ticket on every invoice and later when there is a problem the builder will most likely point you in the direction of the third party trade he recommended who is not really showing much interest in your problem. This is common problem in the renovation industry. When there is money to be made, everyone lines up but when there is problem the hot potato gets passed around and no one is interested. So what can you do...

Selecting A Renovation Company

Selecting A Renovation Company
If you are considering beginning your renovation, home extension, or other building project, you will be looking for who can do the work. This is the eternal question that all home owners face when starting their home building project. If you have not gone through this process before, how do you know where to begin? Selecting the right company can be the difference between a successful project and one that turns into a nightmare. So what should you look for? The first thing should really be to ask your friends and family for recommendations if they have used someone before. There is little that beats first hand experience, and a lot of business for most successful companies is driven through word of mouth. And a good recommendation from a trusted person can set you on the correct track when it comes to making such an important decision. Looking into the history of a company can also provide you with a good idea of what kind of experience you can expect to have with them. How long have they been around? How many projects have they been involved in and successfully completed? What do their previous customers think of their work? These are all crucial questions that you should have answers to before you select anyone. What you should also check is if they are registered in New Zealand. You can do this on the Companies Office website here. If they can be found here, this means that they are a legitimate New Zealand company and you will be covered by all applicable acts, policies and laws that apply. Prices will...

Protected: 2018 Renovations Here We Come!

Protected: 2018 Renovations Here We Come!
2017 was a big year for renovations, but it was only a ramp up to what’s in store for 2018. 2018 is looking to be a major year for housing construction in Auckland, as demand continues to increase at a steady rate. According too a report released by Placemakers, 2018 will be the year that housing construction peaks in Auckland. In the report, they say: “By value, Auckland currently accounts for more than a third of all building and construction work across the country. It’s expected to peak in 2018, increasing by 78% to $16.3bn compared to 2013. Between January 2013 and December 2020, it is forecast 94,400 new dwellings will be consented in Auckland.” Naturally, this means that builders will be busier than every trying to keep up with this demand of new and renovated homes. 2017 was already exceptionally busy, and now we can expect an increase to this in the coming year. And we are no exception to this. If you are looking to do a renovation in 2018, now is the time to secure your spot. Our slots are quickly filling up with projects all over Auckland and the country, so if you want to get yours in, now is the time to start planning! If you are looking to do: House extensions Internal restructuring Deck and fence builds New home builds Bathroom renovation Kitchen renovation Exterior and landscaping We can help you to get the project done. Call us now to get in early so you don’t miss out in the midst of the 2018 building rush, and get your renovation done in the...

Renovations Best Done During Summer

Renovations Best Done During Summer
Summer is finally here and there isn’t a better time to start renovating than in summer. The sun is out, the weather’s great, there’s no rain to interfere with the building works. And we are ready and waiting to start on your project! Always wanted to be chilling on your deck in summer? Wished you had some more privacy to do so with a new fence? We at Renovations NZ are here to make these renovation dreams come true along with any other building project you have in mind. Building your new summer deck Whether the have an existing deck or not, we can help you to design, plan and build the new deck you have in mind so that you can enjoy the summer outdoors with your friends and family. Adding a deck is almost always a top priority for kiwis who are renovating, and whether you are rebuilding your current deck, extending it, or need a whole new design altogether, we can provide the solution you are looking for. You tell us your ideas and we will turn it into reality. Things to consider when building a new deck There are many variables to consider when deciding which direction to go with your deck. Things like materials, size, budget all come into question. Keep these following points in mind when planning yours. Material – Historically, the original and most popular choice to build a deck out of is wood. However, these days it’s not the only decking material available. Some materials include: Weather-Resistant Woods such as cedar, cypress and ipe. Pressure-Treated Woods such as treated lumber. Hardwoods like teak, ipe and Brazilian...

Renovating your nest out west Auckland?

Renovating your nest out west Auckland?
Renovating, is a great way to make your home feel more “you”.  It can be as simple as renovating your kitchen so you feel more at home in it or adding an extra lounge for those up-and-coming teenagers to get them out of your hair. You can spend as much or as little as you like and are only limited by imagination and your pocketbook.  We at renovations.nz aim to be by your side supporting and helping your dreams come true.      We have many happy clients out west in such suburbs as Glen Eden, Henderson, Piha, New Lynn and Massey. We want your experience in renovating your home to be seamless and stress free. Let’s look at some areas you may choose to renovate Kitchens and bathrooms Kitchens are usually the most popular area to renovate as it can make a huge impact on your home. It is where a lot of time is spent so think carefully about what you want here.  A solution to keep down cost is to leave the main components example the sink where it is and just replace it with new. ­ There is an exemption to the Building Code which allows you to replace kitchen fixtures that are being installed in the same location, provided you are using the same or comparable materials. We have consultants to help with design, scope and cost. It is recommended to protect your house with properly installed and detailed waterproofing.  Getting in a plumber to check on your pipes etc while having your kitchen renovated is a good tip and can save you money if...

Refresh Your Home With Renovations!

Is your home tired and looking a bit old and run down? If you have been thinking of selling up, why not consider a renovation? A home renovation is a great way to refresh any home and if planned and executed well, can not only increase the value of your home but actually increase it’s value when it does come to sell, meaning you profit on your invested money. Whether it’s the exterior, interior, just the kitchen or the whole house that needs to be redone, many times it actually works out better financially to do a renovation as opposed to selling and purchasing another property. We can help you figure out the cost of your renovation before you get started. Refer to our previous blog post about home renovation costs or use our price advisor for a no obligation...