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Wow factor on the Home Front

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A well-designed home has something that sets it apart from other houses in the street. It’s usually a combination of several factors that work together to create a bit of a ‘wow’ moment when you first see the house.  (Read More)

Selling up? Home Make-Over tips - where to stop and start

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Homeowners wanting to do a makeover on their home before selling, often fall into the trap of the snowballing renovation. You know the sort, it starts with just doing up the bathrooms, but that makes the kitchen look out of date, so you have to do that too.  (Read More)

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Kyla St, Alstonville, NSW


As a result of following the Renovation Action Plan we wrote for this property, our client spent just $8,000 on renovating this unit. One of the things we got them to do was paint the timber wardrobe doors and change the door handles. As you can see, this transforms the space entirely.
 
The only changes we recommended in this bathroom were to replace the shower door, replace the vanity and paint the walls. Even though the floor and wall tiles remain as they were, the new adjacent finishes (wall colour, new shower door colour and vanity) easily lighten, brighten and modernise the space.
 
Re-coating the kitchen doors or replacing the bench-top in this kitchen was not appropriate and would have blown this property renovation budget right out. So we recommended a few tweaks instead - painting the window architraves and the cabinetry kick strip and replacing the vertical blinds with venetians.
 
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