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9 living space renovation tips you might not have considered

You’ve heard it all before: new paint, new carpet, new open-plan, but what kind of options do you have beyond these basics in your living space renovations?

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Is it time for a house recladding?

A well-maintained, quality exterior cladding system is the key to making a good impression on both guests and potential home buyers, but all too often New Zealanders are putting house recladding and other exterior house renovations on the backburner.

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The best sources of home renovation ideas for 2019

Let’s forget budgeting, return on investment and property value research for a moment, and focus on the best part of renovating (apart from finishing)—finding inspiration. Once you’ve found your project muse, it’ll help keep you motivated until the last brush stroke.

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House extensions FAQ: what homeowners need to know

House extensions are the renovation of choice for homeowners who need more space, more function, or want to add more value to their home.

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Laundry designs and renovations: 4 crucial need-to-knows

After the kitchen, bathroom and living areas, the laundry might seem like the last renovation on the list. But rather than rushing through it, it’s worth taking the time to consider how its design and features will tie in with the rest of your home.

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Ensuite and bathroom renovations: 6 things you should know

Installing a fresh, modern bathroom is an excellent way to boost the value of your home. However, bathrooms are one of the more complex (and costly) room renovations you can do.  But when it is done right, the ROI can be as high as 50 per cent1, which is why it is wise to plan well ahead.

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Kitchen renovations: the 5 elements of good kitchen design

Of all the renovations you might do to a home, the kitchen is almost always the most expensive. But don’t let the cost turn you off, a well-renovated kitchen can deliver significant returns—around 50 per cent in fact1

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The great insulation debate

By David Kneebone: 2017-11-28

Warm, healthy homes are in demand in New Zealand and the topic has taken extra prominence since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the Labour-led coalition government took their seat at the top table last month. David Kneebone, Lodge City Rentals General Manager, explains what landlords need to know about insulating their rental properties.

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4 home renovation tips to create a low maintenance property

Cleaning is a necessary evil, but with the right design decisions and materials, you could renovate your home to make it an easy, pain-free place to live in that buyers will love.

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Low maintenance landscaping for the Waikato climate

If your green thumb is a seasonal thing, or just non-existent, don’t despair. Here are a few ways you can make your landscape design look great without spending hours maintaining it.

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