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Renovations – Build it Right

From the first of March 2012 all critical building work – known as Restricted Building Work, must be done by a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP). This means there are some changes you need to be aware of. This applies to most residential building or renovation work and only a Licensed Building Practitioner can undertake or supervise the Restricted Building Work.

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Outdoor Renovation Tips

PropertyTutors.com know that nothing turns off potential tenants or purchasers quicker than water lying around the house and muddy paths. Check out this video for how to solve this problem.

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Can you Save Money with DIY Renovating

If you have purchased a property that needs updating and modernizing, should you tackle the work yourself or should you get tradespeople in to do the work for you?

There are definite advantages and disadvantages to both scenarios and your decision will depend a lot on your skillset and abilities to do the jobs required and the timeframe you need the work done in.

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How to Cut Costs While Renovating Property

Property renovation becomes a necessity if it has to be sold, rented out or even lived in, especially if it is old and has been neglected for a few years. Any recently purchased property will also require some modernization and renovation to meet the residents’ needs and appeal to their tastes. But renovation can cost a lot of money, and property owners can easily get carried away without realizing how much they have spent. As a rule, renovations must not exceed 5% of the property price.

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Renovation- Tips For Adding A Garage

Home renovation to increase space helps to maximize the use of property by providing for storage of large assets like cars, boats, motorbikes and other big vehicles that cannot be left in the open for too long. It could be a simple shed type structure, or a well built one, that is as well painted and finished.

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Renovation- Tips For Adding A New Room

Homes sometimes need to grow as families grow. But a home can grow only if a room or two is added as part of a renovation exercise. Many people shift out to a larger home when the need arises and it no longer seems possible to continue in the cramped space. However, many people love their homes and localities and would rather expand than vacate.

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Renovation – Tips For Adding A New Bathroom

Home renovations often include extensions and new additions as families grow or new needs arise. Adding a new bathroom is one such need when old parents move in, or growing children no longer like to share bathrooms, or a separate bathroom for guests is required.

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Renovation – Tips For Adding A New Kitchen

Home renovation may be undertaken to repair, remove or refurbish part of the house or add new gadgets, fittings or even a whole kitchen, a bathroom, deck or study. Kitchen additions help to increase the investment value of homes and also to the convenience factor of the residents. Kitchens are among the most used area in the home especially for families, and are also used for working and other family activities, which continue while food is being prepared.

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Renovation – Tips For selling Unwanted Leftovers

Renovation of homes and buildings includes replacing old, worn out and broken fixtures and accessories and replacing them with new ones. On however small a scale this exercise is undertaken, there are bound to be unwanted leftovers, like old doors, windows, electrical gadgets, bathroom fittings, wooden pieces, furniture and so on.

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Renovation – DIY Versus Paying Trades People

Renovation is an elaborate process even if the bare minimum has to be repaired or changed. Some of the tasks involved are better as a do-it-yourself (DIY) exercise while others require expert trades people to complete.

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