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Guide
Updated October 2021

Home renovation guide

We take you through the eight steps for tackling a renovation at your place.

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Before you start your reno

Getting it right from the get-go.

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Designing the plans

How to put your ideas to paper so a builder can follow along.

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Choosing tradies and builders

How to do your homework to source tradies that are up to the task.

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Building consents and tenders

Will your renovation require council approval? Or can you avoid that cost?

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Renovation finance and insurance

What your bank may ask for if you need finance for your renovation.

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The building process

What to expect when the hammers start swinging.

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Building disputes

We lay out the right approach to settle grievances, big and small.

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Finishing your renovation

The final things you need to check before signing off the job.

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