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How Much Does It Cost To Renovate A Bathroom NZ – 2024 (updated)

This article has been updated with additional content and project portfolios to reflect the bathroom renovation cost trends in 2024. 

A Bathroom renovation might seem simple and straight forward. This however is far from the truth. The fact is that a bathroom renovation is the most complex of all renovations due to the number of trades involved in a relatively small space.

Average bathroom renovation cost in Auckland 2024 can only be determined when all the various factors are considered. Trades involved in a bathroom renovation include a designer, demolisher, plumber, electrician, tiler, water proofer, installer, painter, grouter, and plasterer. Imagine managing the above trades within a small space. You can easily understand why organisation and planning is key to a bathroom renovation. Bathroom renovations typically should take about 3-4 weeks to complete if you have a project manager on site managing the trades for you.


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Managing the trades on your own comes at a risk of either blowing your budget as you are dealing with so many different companies or extending the timeline of your project. Our first advice would be to get a company that provides project manager as part of their service.

But more on project management later, lets talk about the costs related to bathroom renovations.

Before you renovate your bathroom ask yourself the reason for your renovation and plan from there. Once you have determined the reason for your renovation then we can work out a plan and costs related to them.

In this article we will discuss the following:

  1. How much does it cost on an average in Auckland for a bathroom renovation
  2. 6 Factors that Affect the cost of renovating a bathroom in Auckland.
  3. Why the reason for your renovation will determine the budget for your bathroom renovation
  4. Tips for reducing the cost of a new bathroom renovation
  5. Cost to install a tile shower
  6. Cost to install a new toilet
  7. Average cost for a Basic bathroom renovation, Mid-range bathroom renovation and Luxury bathroom renovation
  8. A sharable condensed version of this article in a form of infographic
  9. Featured Case studies of bathrooms that we have renovated in Auckland
  10. How Much to Tile a Bathroom in New Zealand
  11. Can You Renovate Your Bathroom Cheaply?

 


If you’re looking for “specific” cost estimates, try our Renovation Cost Calculator Tools


 

1.How Much Does It Cost to Renovate a Bathroom in Auckland?

Whether you have lived in the same house for several years or just purchased an older home you may be facing the need to renovate that old bathroom. As most Aucklanders know, renovating a bathroom can be one of the most expensive renovations that can be undertaken. Hence it is only natural that one of the first questions people have when considering renovating their bathroom is What is the average cost of a new bathroom renovation?

However, that is also one of the most difficult questions to answer since renovating a bathroom means different things to different people.

For example, a major bathroom renovation can involve changing the layout of bathroom, purchasing new bathroom appliances, purchasing fixtures, changing flooring, new paint, changing plumbing and electrical work may mean an average cost between $18,000 and $22,000 for a mid-range bathroom (this seems to be the most popular choice)

 

See further examples of Mid-Range bathrooms

Bathroom and Toilet renovation in Papatoetoe

Rental renovation in Hillsborough 

Classic Kitchen and bathroom renovation in West harbour

Bathroom renovation in Greenlane

 

On the other hand if you are only planning on a new coat of paint and making few other small changes then the average cost of a new bathroom renovation could only run a couple of thousand of dollars.

However, since most bathroom renovations falls somewhere in between the two extremes the average cost of a new bathroom renovation will fall somewhere between these two extremes.

See full project specifications for the bathroom renovation below + Pictures

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This contemporary bathroom renovation in Henderson Valley features matte black tiles, wall bathtub, custom vanity, top sink, Tiled shower and brushed brass fittings.

How to Figure Out Your Average Cost of a New Bathroom Renovation

Understanding the average cost of a new bathroom renovation can be tricky since it varies significantly depending on the scope of the project and specific circumstances. However, at Superior Renovations, we have some valuable tips to help you estimate the cost of your bathroom renovation effectively.

First, determine the purpose of your bathroom renovation. Are you looking to create more space, or do you want to modernize your bathroom to match the rest of your home’s décor? Clarifying your primary goal will help you define the necessary steps and elements required to achieve it. For instance, if your aim is to increase space, you might need to focus on reconfiguring the layout, while modernizing might involve updating fixtures and finishes.

Once you have a clear purpose, make a comprehensive list of everything that needs to be remodeled. This list should include fixtures such as sinks, toilets, and bathtubs; lighting options; wall and ceiling paint; tiles for floors and walls; cabinetry; and flooring materials. Don’t forget to consider smaller details like mirrors, towel racks, and storage solutions, as these can also impact the overall cost.

Next, research the costs of these items. Visit home improvement stores, check online marketplaces, and compare prices to get an idea of what you will need to spend on materials. Websites like Bunnings, Mitre 10, and Trade Me can provide a range of options and price points. Additionally, look for sales or clearance items to save on high-quality materials.

Another crucial aspect to consider is the cost of hiring professionals for the renovation. Depending on your project’s complexity, you might need to hire tradespeople such as plumbers, electricians, tilers, and painters. To get a realistic estimate, seek quotes from multiple contractors and check reviews or references to ensure they provide quality work. Websites like Builderscrack and NoCowboys can help you find reputable tradespeople in your area.

To further refine your cost estimate, consider potential additional expenses. These might include the cost of permits if structural changes are required, disposal fees for old materials, and unexpected repairs that might arise during the renovation process. Adding a contingency fund of around 10-15% of your total budget can help cover these unforeseen costs.

Lastly, evaluate whether you can handle any part of the renovation yourself to save on labor costs. Simple tasks like demolition, painting, or installing accessories can be managed by DIY enthusiasts, reducing the amount you need to spend on professional services.

 

Keep in mind that you can do the bigger projects of your bathroom renovation first and then add in some of the smaller details to help you spread out the cost of that renovation job.

 

2. 7 Factors that contribute to the Cost of a bathroom Renovation in NZ.

  1. Size of the bathroom: The size of the bathroom is a key factor that affects the cost of a renovation. Larger bathrooms require more materials and labour, which can drive up the cost. A standard-sized bathroom in NZ is usually around 8-12 square metres. If your bathroom is larger than this, you can expect to pay more for the renovation. However, if your bathroom is smaller, it may be more affordable to renovate.
  2. Quality of materials: The quality of materials used for the renovation can also have a significant impact on the overall cost. Higher-quality materials such as natural stone, premium tiles, and fixtures made of premium materials like brass and stainless steel will be more expensive. Lower-quality materials like vinyl, laminate, or ceramic tiles will be more affordable. However, it’s important to note that using lower-quality materials may not last as long and may require more maintenance and repair over time.
  3. Complexity of the design: The complexity of the design of the bathroom is another factor that can affect the cost of the renovation. If you have a unique design in mind or want to incorporate custom features, this will likely require more labour and materials, which can increase the cost of the project. For example, adding a new shower or bath, changing the layout of the bathroom, or installing custom cabinetry can all increase the complexity of the design and add to the cost.
  4. Plumbing and electrical work: If your bathroom renovation involves changing the plumbing or electrical systems, this can add to the cost of the project. This is because licensed professionals will need to be hired to ensure that the work is done safely and up to code. Plumbing work may include installing new pipes or moving existing ones, while electrical work may include installing new lighting or adding outlets.
  5. Labour costs: Labour costs are a significant component of the cost of a bathroom renovation. The cost of labour can vary depending on the level of experience and expertise of the contractors or tradespeople involved in the project. It’s important to choose a reputable and experienced renovation company to ensure that the work is done to a high standard and within budget.
  6. Permits and fees: Depending on the scope of the renovation, permits and fees may be required from the local council. These costs should be factored into the overall renovation budget. The cost of permits and fees can vary depending on the location of the property and the scope of the renovation.
  7. Location: The location of the property can also impact the cost of the renovation. Renovations in Auckland may be more expensive than other parts of New Zealand due to higher labour and material costs. Additionally, if the bathroom is in an apartment or multi-level building, there may be additional costs associated with access to the site, such as elevator or stair fees.

In summary, the cost to renovate a bathroom in NZ can vary based on several factors, including the size of the bathroom, quality of materials used, complexity of the design, plumbing and electrical work involved, labour costs, permits and fees, and location. By considering these factors and working with a reputable and experienced renovation company, you can ensure that your bathroom renovation is completed to a high standard and within budget.

3.Why do you need to renovate your bathroom?

Having a plan will ensure that you are spending your money at the right places.

Different families have different needs to renovate a bathroom. The fittings they choose and the choice between a bathtub or shower or both will be determined by your reason to renovate.

 

1.      A young family

A young family has very different needs compared to a mature family with older kids. If you have a toddler or a new baby on the way and there is no bathtub in your bathroom then it would be a wise choice to include a bathtub for your renovation.

Bathroom renovation for a young family

Renovating a bathroom in NZ for families with young children requires careful consideration of several important factors to create a space that is both safe and functional. Here are some specific features that can make a bathroom more suitable for families with young children:

  • Durable and easy-to-clean surfaces: Choosing durable and easy-to-clean surfaces for walls, floors, and fixtures is essential when renovating a bathroom. For example, textured tiles or non-slip mats are a good choice for flooring to prevent slips and falls, and tiles are easy to clean and maintain.
  • Adequate storage: Families with young children require a lot of storage space for toiletries, bath toys, and other items. Incorporating storage solutions like built-in shelving, cabinets, or baskets will keep the bathroom organized and clutter-free.
  • Child-friendly fixtures: Installing child-friendly fixtures can make a big difference in the safety and convenience of the bathroom for young children. Soft-close toilet seats can prevent accidental slamming, while a handheld showerhead can make it easier to rinse children off.
  • Slip-resistant flooring: Bathroom floors can become slippery when wet, which can be especially dangerous for young children. Choose slip-resistant flooring options like textured tiles or non-slip mats to help prevent slips and falls.
  • Safety features: Safety features like grab bars or non-slip mats in the tub or shower can provide additional support for children who are learning to bathe independently. Additionally, child locks on cabinets or drawers can keep hazardous items like cleaning supplies out of reach.

When planning a bathroom renovation for a family with young children, it’s important to work with an experienced renovation company in NZ to ensure that the renovation meets the family’s needs and is done to a high standard. With the right design and features, a renovated bathroom can be a safe and functional space for the entire family to enjoy.

Examples of bathroom renovations for families with Young children – How much does this type of a bathroom renovation Cost?

Bathroom renovation in Westmere 

This rustic bathroom renovation in Westmere features a large custom built wet area, double sink custom vanity and matte anti-slip tiles. This large wet area is perfect for families with young children because of the ample space available to bathe kids.

The anti slip tiles also makes it safe for children and the double sinks allow the adults to use the bathroom with their kids together. The MDF panels used in the cabinetry of the vanity is easy to clean and maintain making it a convenient to clean.

Spotlight: See full project specifications + Pictures of the bathroom renovation shown below. 

The cost to renovate the bathroom below would be on a slightly higher side because of the choice of fittings. The tiles used in the feature wall of the wet area from Tile Depot are of the size 6.5 x 20 which is a fairly small size. This means that it is a lot more labour intensive to install as opposed to tiles in a larger format as there is less grouting to do. These Artisan Moss green tiles come in various shades of green with a glossy texture are also from Tile Depot’s more premium range in tiles.

The custom built vanity and benchtop also contributes to higher cost of the bathroom.

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This bathroom is a good example of a bathroom design for families with young children. The ample space in the wet area is a perfect space for adults to bathe their children.

Bathroom Renovation in West Harbour 

This bathroom renovation features a large bathtub which is again a good addition when you have young children. The free standing bathtub makes it easier to clean around the tub which allows for a healthy and hygienic environment.

Spotlight: See full project specifications + Before and After pictures.

As this bathroom is quite large, with full wall and floor tiles, a free standing bathtub, a vanity, toilet and custom tiled shower, the cost to renovate this bathroom would be between $35,000 to $38,000. The fixtures chosen for this bathroom design were from mid-range brands which means that the cost were on the lower side compared to if the fixtures were more premium.

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This bathroom renovation design shows a free standing bathtub.

2.      Growing family/Increase convenience

A growing family might mean that you need more space for adults to live comfortably in the house. This could either mean creating a separate toilet or dividing one en-suite into a toilet and a bathroom. If you have space in your home, then you can add an entire bathroom to increase convenience.

Read more…

Top 15 Bathroom Design Trends recommended by our in-house designers

Bathroom renovation in Albany

This type of a bathroom renovation is good for families with young children but also families with grown up children. It has a shower as well as a bathtub which would suit members of all ages in a family.

Spotlight: See full project specifications + More pictures for project below.

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Our clients have shown a strong preference for modern bathroom designs due to their versatility and ability to complement a wide range of home styles. To achieve an attractive contrast, we opted for oversized dark tiles on the floor that coordinated well with the neutral color palettes of the walls and bathtub. Additionally, we aimed to create a cozy atmosphere in the room by installing floating vanities made of wood.

 

Read more…

This home was renovated for a large family. Bathrooms were created in a space that previously was a bedroom for two young girls. See full project specifications below:

Bathroom renovation in Avondale for a growing 3 generational family

3.      Adding Value for Re-sale

We advise clients to not over capitalise if you are looking at adding value before a sale or renting your home. Renters and buyers alike prefer homes where they do not have to renovate. They want homes that are updated with little or no need of repairs.

Generally speaking, bathroom renovations add $1.50 for every $1 spent. People looking at selling their home should look at using simple yet updated products and fixtures. There is no need to buy a designer sink costing you $3000 if you are selling as that will not yield any return on investment.

Bathroom renovation in St Heliers to Add value to sell

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This bathroom design features a narrow bathtub to accommodate the small layout of the bathroom, wall hung vanity, dark hued tiles and a tiled glass shower. The walls were lain only halfway across the ceiling to keep the bathroom renovation costs down.

Read more…

Bathroom Design NZ Guide – For Guest Bathrooms and Master Ensuite Bathroom

A guide on Small Bathroom Designs – Layout, Cost of Bathroom and Design 

4.      Improving quality of living/Adding a luxury bathroom

If you are renovating with the idea of adding comfort and a bit of luxury, then overcapitalising is not a bad idea at all. You can opt for a Wet room style bathroom if you have a small space, create a spa like feel or even splurge on that $3000 sink. The possibilities are endless depending on your budget.

Read more…

Bathroom Design ideas for Classic, Vintage, Modern and Contemporary Bathrooms

Spotlight: Contemporary bathroom renovation in Titirangi

While the bathroom below may look like a simple bathroom renovation, it in fact is a work of art when it comes to its tiling work. The art deco tiles used on the floors required a high skill level to tile and grout because all the tiles had to be perfectly laid to match the patterns of the other tiles to create the design.

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The fixtures used in this bathroom like the vanity, mirror cupboard and matte black tapware are from a more premium range of bathroom supplies using brands such as St Michels, and Methven.

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See more Luxury bathroom renovations…

Luxury Bathroom in Parnell

Dark and Moody bathroom in Redvale

Spotlight: This bathroom renovation in Mellons Bay, features a dramatic with design with matte tiles that look seamless and without grout lines.

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The shower features a sliding door which is a feature that increases the overall cost of the bathroom renovation compared to glass doors that open like a door. The vanity is also custom built with a round black top mounted basin. The MDF wooden looking textured panels of the vanity exudes some warms in the overall bathroom design.

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4.Tips for Reducing the Average Cost of A New Bathroom Renovation

You also need to keep in mind that the average cost of A new bathroom renovation is just an estimate.  However, there are some ways to reduces the costs of your bathroom renovation including:

  • Your Bathroom Cabinets- Instead of replacing those bathroom cabinets consider restraining them or painting them in a new modern color. You can also refinish your bathtub and sink and give it a new bright look.
  • Go for New Faucets and Handles Instead of All New Bathroom Appliances- Many times simply changing your sink and bath tub handles and faucets is enough to give your bathroom a more modern look.
  • Go Lighter- You don’t have to actually enlarge your bathroom to make it look spacious. In fact painting your bathroom in a lighter yellow or beige can make it look spacious without breaking down a wall.

Whether you want a complete bathroom renovation or just want to give your bathroom a new face lift then give us a call at 0800-199-888 between the hours of 9 and 5 and we will be happy to be of assistance.

If you are not yet ready to renovate your bathroom, then feel free to visit our Renovation showroom in Wairau Valley which features 5 bathroom renovation displays, 3 Kitchen renovation displays and hundreds of renovation materials to help you get ideas with your bathroom Renovation. Our renovation showroom is open 7 days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Check out the directions to our showroom here. 

Read more…

Making the most of Small Bathroom designs + Mistakes to Avoid when designing a small bathroom 

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Average cost to replace shower NZ

An average replacement shower costs can be between $1,150 to $8,850, depending on the size and features you want. You might pay as little as $1,150 to install a new acrylic shower box – while tiled showers are a more luxurious option they are harder to clean, so those who are time poor may prefer to go for the easy clean acrylic option. If you need to add plumbing or you want to use expensive materials, the total will run higher, particularly if you’re wanting to do a full re-tile.

Unit Parts

Cost of Labour and Materials

Acrylic Shower Box $900 – $1,800 +
Custom Shower $1,900 – $3,200
Shower Glass Door $1,200 – $2,000
New Faucet $250 – $1,200
Adding Plumbing $900 – $2,100 +

Spotlight: Bathroom Renovation in Redvale, Auckland

This bathroom was renovated in dark tones of grey and brown for tiles with a custom tiled shower and custom made vanity.

See full project specifications + Pictures for this bathroom renovation. 

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4.Cost to Install Tile Shower

Tile showers are on the higher range and it is reflected in the price, installing a new tile shower runs $1,550 to $8,250. If you only need to replace the wall and floor materials, the cost to retile a shower ranges from $1,500 to $3,500 which doesn’t include waterproofing costs. It offers more options in terms of colour, pattern and design. Well-designed tiled walls can look stunning.

Ceramic tiles are around $25 per square metre. Natural stone and other high-end options can go up to $75 per square metre.

Costs to Replace a Shower

Remove Old Unit $100 – $200
Haul Away Debris $200 – $400
Prepare Surface $400 – $900
New Shower $850 – $6,750
Total $1,550 – $8,250

 

5.Average Toilet Renovation Cost

Most homes in Auckland have a separate and often neglected toilet. Usually the space is small, there is the old style discoloured Vinyl flooring and an a toilet hardly to be proud of. If you are renovating your bathroom then this would be a good time to consider renovating your toilet as well. This would save you time as both the bathroom and toilet can be renovated side by side. Generally it works out cheaper if the toilet renovation is done together with the bathroom renovation so there is no double up in labour/resources and product.

This includes removing all fixtures, toilet, basin (if any) and accessories in the bathroom before re-tiling. It takes about 5-10 or so working days per toilet, and new accessories have to be purchased prior to commencement.

Below is a rough toilet renovation price and job scope as a guide.

Tiling Works

  1. Supply & Overlay Wall Tiles To Ceiling Height — $1900-$3150 (Depending on Size and Complexity)
  2. Supply & Overlay Floor Tiles For Toilet — $800 – $1000

Plumbing Works

  1. Supply & Install 01 Set Toilet Bowl & Bidet Spray For Toilet — $520 – $850 (Depending on Model)
  2. Supply & Install 01 set Wash Basin w/ Tap — $250 – $420 (Depending on Model)
  3. Supply & Replace Stainless Steel Piping for Toilet — $450 – $800 (Depending on Hot/Cold)

Haulage & Disposal

  1. Haulage & Disposal of Debris Generated — $350 – $600

Items To Purchase

  1. Purchase of New Toilet & Accessories for the Toilet Renovation — $200 to $300 and above

Estimated Toilet Renovation Cost: $6xxx.xx and up for full toilet renovation overlay job
Estimated Turnaround: 5-6 Working Days

Spotlight: Vintage bathroom renovation in North Shore (pictured below) 

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This bathroom renovation highlights the use of bathroom fixtures that contribute to the overall bathroom design. Our client wanted a vintage bathroom design and hence we chose vintage fixtures from Englefield.

Watch Kalun from Tile Depot discussing emerging Tiling Trends

6.How much does it cost to renovate a bathroom – NZ average

Pricing guide for 2024 (updated)

Once you know your exact reason to renovate then you can start planning your budget for your renovation. If you are carrying out your renovation through a renovation company then your renovation would include demolition, supplying of products and fixtures, installation, water proofing, flooring, painting and most importantly project management.

 

Type of Bathroom Renovation Average Bathroom Renovation Cost
Standard Bathroom Minor Alterations (Not Demolishing Everything)

If you’d like to keep the cost of your bathroom renovation on the low side or at least lower than the average cost, you have options. Instead of completely rearranging the bathroom, it’s less expensive to leave the sink, bathtub, shower and toilet where they are. Simply swap the older models for newer, updated versions.

$8,000 – $13,000 (this would be applicable as a DIY job or if you just get a plumber to replace some fixtures. This is not applicable when using a renovation company). 
Mid Range Bathroom Renovation

Renovating a bathroom has several benefits for the homeowner, aside from making the room look better and improving its function. Adding another sink to a master bathroom, improving the lighting and making the shower function better are a few examples of bathroom updates that pay off in the long run. This type of bathroom renovation is done usually with a mix of mid-range fixtures, and few premium fixtures.

$26,000 – $32,000 (with a renovation company to include materials, all labour and, fixtures and project management) 
Custom Bathroom Renovation (high-end)

If you have a bit more to spend, you can upgrade your renovation in a few ways. One option is to get higher-quality, custom countertops, such as quartz or custom-cut granite. Also, you may want to invest in higher-quality fixtures, such as faucets made of bronze or copper and solid wood, glazed cabinets.

$34,000 – $40,000 + (with a renovation company to include materials, all labour and, fixtures and project management)  

 

8.Example’s of completed bathroom renovations

Completed by Superior Renovations


Featured Projects (Mid Range to Luxury)

Sarah’s Luxury Bathroom renovation in Redvale, Auckland

We renovated two of these bathrooms to give a luxury feel but was actually a mid range bathroom. The bathroom was fully renovated before selling the property. One of the highlights of this project was the custom built vanities to maximise the space in the bathroom. See full project specifications + photos

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Todd Chandler’s Mid-Range Bathroom renovation in St Heliers 

We renovated Todd’s 3 leaky bathrooms in a contemporary style with wooden looking tiles and cabinets. The wooden looking tiles against the white fixtures made the bathroom look spacious and modern. See project specifications

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Luxury Contemporary bathroom renovation in Titirangi, Auckland

Our client wanted to renovate her bathroom to match the aesthetics of the rest of her home. The highlight of this renovation was the clever use of patterns for their tiles to give it a contemporary artisan look. See full project specifications + Photos.

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Mary Stuart’s Spanish style bathroom with Mosaic tiles

Mary’s kitchen and bathroom in Stanmore Bay was renovated by keeping the design of Spanish Villa’s in mind. The bathroom was painted Blue with Mosaic tiles as feature on the walls. A brass sink and tap-ware added to the feel of a Spanish rustic villa see project specifications.

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Designer Bathroom in Westmere

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9. Small Bathroom Renovation Cost (NZ)

Renovating a bathroom is a significant undertaking for any homeowner, often involving a complex blend of trades and considerations. In New Zealand, where space is sometimes at a premium, the challenges of renovating smaller bathrooms can be particularly pronounced. Contrary to popular belief, however, the size of the bathroom doesn’t necessarily correlate directly with the renovation cost. Let’s delve into the intricacies of small bathroom renovations in New Zealand and explore why the size might not be the primary determinant of expenses.

One common misconception among homeowners is that the size of their bathroom will significantly impact the renovation cost. However, the reality is that while larger bathrooms may require more materials such as tiles and waterproofing membranes, the fundamental aspects of the renovation process remain consistent regardless of size. The need for plumbing, demolition, electrical work, painting, installation, and other specialized trades persists whether you’re renovating a compact powder room or a spacious ensuite.

Bathroom renovations involve a multitude of trades, each contributing their expertise to different facets of the project. From plumbing to tiling, electrical work to painting, and everything in between, the coordination of these specialized trades is essential for a successful renovation. In smaller bathrooms, the same array of trades is required, albeit within a more confined space. This means that the costs associated with engaging these professionals remain relatively consistent, regardless of the bathroom’s size.

While the renovation process itself may not vary significantly based on size, the choice and placement of fixtures and fittings can influence the overall cost. In smaller bathrooms, there is less space available for larger showers, vanities, or freestanding baths. Consequently, homeowners may opt for more compact or space-saving alternatives, which could potentially reduce the cost of these products compared to their larger counterparts. However, it’s essential to balance cost considerations with functionality and aesthetic preferences to ensure the final result meets your needs and desires.

It’s crucial to distinguish between a full bathroom renovation and minor upgrades or maintenance. While replacing a few components or addressing specific issues may incur lower costs, a comprehensive renovation involves overhauling the entire space. This includes addressing structural issues, updating plumbing and electrical systems, replacing fixtures, and often reconfiguring the layout to optimize space utilization and functionality. As such, the costs associated with a full renovation are more substantial but offer the opportunity for a transformative and long-lasting upgrade to your home.

The cost of renovating a small bathroom in New Zealand is not solely determined by its size. While smaller bathrooms may require less material for certain aspects such as tiling, the overall cost is influenced by factors such as the complexity of the renovation, the involvement of specialized trades, and the selection of fixtures and fittings. By understanding these nuances and carefully planning your renovation project, you can achieve a stylish and functional bathroom that enhances your home’s value and your quality of life.

 

10. How Much To Tile A Bathroom (NZ)

If you’re looking to tile your bathroom in New Zealand, you’re probably wondering about the cost. Tiling can really transform the look of your bathroom, but it’s important to know what you’re getting into financially. Let’s break it down.

Cost to Tile a Bathroom: Per Square Metre Breakdown

The cost to tile a bathroom can vary depending on the size of the tiles you choose and the amount of tiling and grout work required. Here’s a handy table to give you an idea:

Tile Size Cost per Square Metre Comments
Small (10×10 cm) $60 – $100 More grout work, higher labour cost
Medium (30×30 cm) $50 – $90 Standard choice, balanced cost
Large (60×60 cm) $70 – $120 Less grout work, but can be trickier to install

Factors Affecting the Cost to Tile a Bathroom

  1. Size of the Tiles: Smaller tiles generally mean more grout lines and more work for the installer, which can increase the cost.
  2. Amount of Tiling: Full wall and floor tiling will cost more than just tiling the shower area.
  3. Pattern and Complexity: Intricate patterns and layouts can also bump up the price because they take longer to install.

Added Costs for Waterproofing

Waterproofing is a crucial step when tiling a bathroom, especially in areas that get a lot of moisture, like the shower. Skipping this can lead to serious issues down the line, such as mold and water damage.

Waterproofing Costs

Here’s what you can expect to pay for waterproofing your bathroom in New Zealand:

Area Cost Range Comments
Shower area $300 – $500 Essential for preventing leaks and water damage
Entire bathroom (walls and floors) $600 – $1,200 Recommended for complete protection

Total Cost Estimate

So, how much will it all add up to? Let’s say you have a medium-sized bathroom of 10 square metres. If you choose medium-sized tiles and decide to waterproof the entire bathroom, here’s a rough estimate:

  • Tiling: 10 sqm x $70 (average cost for medium tiles) = $700
  • Waterproofing: Around $1,000 for the whole bathroom

Total estimated cost: $1,700

Remember, these are just ballpark figures. The actual cost to tile a bathroom in New Zealand can vary based on the specific materials you choose and the complexity of the job. Always get a few quotes from local tilers to get a precise estimate.

 

11. Can You Renovate Your Bathroom Cheaply?

First up, if you’re into DIY, you’re already saving big. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Plan and Budget: Begin with a solid plan. Identify what you want to change – maybe it’s the tiles, fixtures, or a new vanity. Use trusted budgeting tools from Consumer NZ to keep your costs in check.
  2. Keep the Plumbing As-Is: This is essential. Moving plumbing is a major cost driver. Stick to the existing positions of your sink, toilet, and shower.
  3. Paint and Refresh: A fresh coat of paint can work wonders. Opt for moisture-resistant paint recommended by Resene, a well-known New Zealand paint company. You can also repaint tiles with special tile paint for a fresh look without replacing them.
  4. Update Fixtures: Replace old taps, showerheads, and handles. This simple upgrade can make a huge difference and is generally easy to do on your own.
  5. Re-Grout and Seal: Refresh your tiles by re-grouting and sealing. It’s a bit of elbow grease, but it yields a clean, new appearance.

Sourcing Materials and Fittings

Here’s where to find your materials and fittings:

  • Online Marketplaces: Websites like Trade Me and Facebook Marketplace are excellent for finding second-hand or discounted bathroom fittings and fixtures.
  • DIY Stores: Bunnings and Mitre 10 often have sales or clearance items that are perfect for a budget-friendly renovation.
  • Salvage Yards: Don’t overlook architectural salvage yards, such as those listed on Builderscrack. They offer unique and affordable pieces.

Hiring Individual Trades

If DIY isn’t your thing, or for tasks requiring a professional touch, hiring individual tradespeople can be more cost-effective than a full-service contractor. Here’s how to manage it:

  1. Find Tradespeople: Use local community groups on Facebook, or websites like Builderscrack or NoCowboys to find reputable plumbers, electricians, and tilers. Always get multiple quotes to ensure fair pricing.
  2. Schedule and Manage: Act as your own project manager. Coordinate the tradespeople yourself to ensure timely and orderly work.
  3. Do Some Prep Work: Handle simple tasks yourself, like demolition or surface prep, to save on labor costs.

Cost-Saving Tips

  • Reuse and Upcycle: If your existing vanity or fixtures are still in decent shape, consider painting or refinishing them instead of buying new ones.
  • Affordable Alternatives: Look for laminate or composite countertops that mimic the appearance of pricier materials without the high cost.
  • Simple Updates: Sometimes, just updating the mirror or adding new accessories can dramatically improve your bathroom’s look.

Example Scenario

Imagine you want to refresh your bathroom. You decide to keep the layout the same to avoid plumbing costs. You find a nearly-new vanity on Trade Me for half the price of a new one. You paint the walls yourself with moisture-resistant paint from Resene. You hire a local tiler you found on Builderscrack to re-tile the shower area, but you remove the old tiles yourself to reduce labor costs. Finally, you replace the old taps and showerhead with new ones you found on sale at Mitre 10.

By blending DIY efforts with strategic hiring and sourcing materials wisely from trusted sources, you’ve managed a cheap bathroom renovation that looks great and didn’t cost a fortune.

 

 


To summarise

How much does it cost to replace a shower NZ?

An average replacement shower costs can be between $1,150 to $8,850

What is the cost to install a tile shower?

Tile showers are on the higher range and it is reflected in the price, installing a new tile shower runs $1,550 to $8,250

How much does it cost to renovate a toilet only?

The average cost to renovate a toilet in NZ is around $6,000 which includes products, installation, plumbing, and labour.

How much does a full bathroom (mid-range) renovation cost?

A major bathroom renovation can involve changing the layout of bathroom, purchasing new bathroom appliances, purchasing fixtures, changing flooring, new paint, changing plumbing and electrical work may mean an an average cost between $28,000 and $32,000 for a mid-range bathroom.

 


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    Renovation Costs – How Much Does it Cost to Renovate in Auckland 2024 (updated)

    Note: This article has been updated to include additional house renovations content to reflect the home renovation costs and home renovation trends for the year 2024. 

    People try to do some kind of renovations to their homes almost every season depending upon the changes and choices they decide to make. Renovations are done to make your home look more attractive and beautiful from inside and outside. It is also often done to increase functionality and make your home more convenient.

    Home renovation is an exciting venture for many homeowners, especially in Auckland, New Zealand, where the real estate market is continuously booming. As we move into 2024, the latest trends in home renovations in Auckland are focused on creating functional and sustainable living spaces that offer modern comfort and style.


    If you’re looking for “specific” cost estimates, try our Renovation Cost Calculator Tools


     

    One of the most significant renovation trends for 2023 and 2024 is the use of eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient fixtures. With the increasing focus on sustainability, more homeowners are turning to environmentally friendly solutions for their homes. These include installing solar panels, using recycled materials for construction, and incorporating smart home technology that minimizes energy consumption.

    Another trend that is gaining popularity for quite some time is the open-plan living concept. This involves creating an open floor plan that seamlessly integrates the kitchen, living, and dining areas to create a large, multifunctional living space. This design concept has become popular due to its versatility, providing homeowners with ample space to entertain guests or relax with family and friends.

    In addition to open-plan living, smart technology has also become an essential component of home renovations in 2023 and 2024. Smart home technology allows homeowners to automate various aspects of their homes, including lighting, heating, security, and entertainment. This technology makes it easy to control and monitor different aspects of the home from a single device, such as a smartphone or tablet.

    Other popular home renovation trends in Auckland for 2023 and 2024 continue to include the use of natural and earthy tones, statement lighting fixtures, and the incorporation of outdoor living spaces. These trends help to create a welcoming and relaxing environment, making the home a haven for its occupants.

    We can expect these renovation trends to continue in Auckland, New Zealand. With the real estate market continuing to boom, homeowners and investors alike are looking for ways to increase the value of their properties.

    In addition to the rise of DIY projects, we can expect to see an increase in the use of online tools and apps to help homeowners plan and execute their renovations. These tools can help homeowners visualize their renovation ideas, estimate costs, and even connect with local contractors.

    For rental properties, we can expect to see more investors renovating to increase the rental value of their properties. This could include upgrading the kitchen or bathroom, installing new flooring, or adding smart home technology to attract tenants.

    Overall, home renovations in Auckland, New Zealand, are expected to continue to be a popular trend in 2023. With a focus on sustainability, functionality, and modern style, homeowners can create beautiful and comfortable living spaces that increase the value of their properties. If you’re considering a home renovation in Auckland, be sure to explore the latest trends and financing options to make the most of your investment.

    Financing your Home renovation in Auckland

    For more information on Financing your renovation…

    People think that the proper cost of renovation depends upon the size of the room or the place, but it’s not true. Costs for renovation in Auckland varies according to the different styles, adjustments, fixtures and the material that is used to renovate your place.

     

    Painted brick house before and after (NZ)  – Example of a renovated exterior of a house in West Harbour which included: Roof painting, new concrete driveway, painting of bricks, new gutters, replacing all windows/frames to double glazing, new electronic front door, full exterior repair and painting of weatherboards.

     

    In this article we will discuss the following: 
    1. How Renovations have been affected in the year 2023 ↓
    2. Ease of determining costs for full home renovations in Auckland ↓
    3. Cost of home extensions in Auckland ↓
    4. Renovation costs per square metres
    5. A table of average home renovation costs (cost to renovate kitchens, bathrooms, decks etc) ↓
    6. Factors to keep in mind before you begin your home renovation ↓
    7. Home Renovation – Type 1 Updating a dated property or Investment property
    8. Home Renovation – Type 2 Improving Quality of Life and Increasing functionality
    9. Home Renovation – Type 3 Extensive Interior and Exterior renovation with major structural changes
    10. Budget Friendly Home Renovation Ideas
    11. How to choose the right renovation company for your renovation
    12. House renovations before and after (NZ) by Superior Renovations

     


    1. House Renovations in the year of 2023

    It doesn’t seem that the renovation industry will slow down because a lot of renovation work is available. As mentioned above, we’ve actually seen an increase and we speculate that it’s due to to the following reasons:

    Our services and interaction with the customers has always been our advantage and has made us the best amongst all other companies in Auckland. If you are currently living in Auckland you might have noticed that the number of renovation cranes has increased in significant numbers and it’s still not enough.

    While the renovation builder industry (Auckland) is continually increasing, the construction and House renovation Auckland work has increased to a significant level as well, especially in the residential sector despite consumer confidence. If you are also looking to purchase some property in Auckland and the upcoming areas, let us tell you that this has now also become very challenging.

    Having your own home is a blessing. The mood of people changes with time. People want to renovate their homes whenever they feel for a change or see something new in the market and they want that at their place. You do not need to wander and ponder on the internet to look for renovation services as we are always there for you to provide the best and quality renovation Auckland services.

    Top 8 reasons why Aucklanders renovate is as follows:

    • Updating outdated features: Many homes in Auckland have outdated features that may not be functional or aesthetically pleasing. Renovating the entire home allows homeowners to update these features and bring their home into the modern era. This can include updating old appliances and fixtures, installing energy-efficient options, and modernizing the overall design to better fit the homeowner’s preferences.
    • Increasing home value: Renovating the entire home can significantly increase its value. This is especially important for homeowners who plan to sell their home in the future. A full renovation can include adding modern and desirable features, such as open-plan living areas, outdoor living spaces, and updated kitchens and bathrooms, all of which can increase the home’s appeal to potential buyers and ultimately its value.
    • Creating more space: A full home renovation can involve adding more square footage to the home, which can be useful for families that are expanding or simply need more living space. This can include adding an extension to the home or converting an unused space, such as a basement or attic, into a functional living space.
    • Personalizing the home: Renovating the entire home can give homeowners the opportunity to customize their living space to their specific tastes and needs. This can include selecting finishes and colors that reflect the homeowner’s personality, creating functional living spaces that suit their lifestyle, and incorporating unique design elements that set their home apart.
    • Improving energy efficiency: A full home renovation can also include upgrading appliances, insulation, and other features that can improve the home’s energy efficiency and save homeowners money on energy bills in the long run. This can include installing energy-efficient windows, adding insulation to walls and ceilings, and upgrading heating and cooling systems to more efficient models.
    • Repairing structural damage: If a home has suffered structural damage, a full renovation may be necessary to repair and reinforce the home’s structure. This can include fixing foundation issues, repairing damaged walls or roofing, and reinforcing weakened structures to ensure the home is safe and structurally sound.
    • Enhancing curb appeal: A full home renovation can also include exterior updates, such as repainting the home, adding new siding, or installing new windows, which can enhance the home’s curb appeal. This can make the home more attractive to potential buyers and increase its overall value, while also giving the homeowner a sense of pride and satisfaction in their home’s appearance.
    • Improving indoor and outdoor living: Home renovations in Auckland often focus on improving indoor and outdoor living spaces. Auckland’s mild climate and stunning natural surroundings make it an ideal place to enjoy indoor-outdoor living. Renovating your home can provide the perfect opportunity to create a seamless transition between your indoor and outdoor spaces, maximizing your enjoyment of the beautiful Auckland environment. This can include adding outdoor living spaces such as patios or decks, creating an open-plan layout that integrates indoor and outdoor living areas, and installing large windows or doors that offer unobstructed views of the outdoors. Upgrading your indoor and outdoor living spaces not only enhances your quality of life but also increases your home’s value, making it a smart investment for house renovations in Auckland. If you’re looking to renovate your home, consider a reputable company like Home Renovations Auckland to help you achieve your goals.

     

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    If you have considered renovating, then it might be of the following types:

    • Extending your home.
    • Add another level to your home.
    • Make aesthetic changes on the inner side of the home as per your mood and ideas.
    • Upgrading the kitchen or bathroom
    • Subdivide or extend different areas of the home.
    • Improving your lifestyle
    • Increase the value of your home
    • Improving indoor and outdoor living

    Read more…

    2021 Guide for renovations for return on investment and to add comfort for a family home

    We renovate and adequately design the place according to the budget and lifestyle of our client. We try our level best to make your place look more attractive and beautiful but also making sure it’s within the clients scope.

    If your property is one of your biggest assets, then renovation should be your second priority in order to maintain/increase  it’s value. People are spending billions of dollars for the renovation of their properties. The renovation costs NZ per square meter in the Auckland house renovations building industry has been quite stable in recent years and we haven’t seen significant spikes.

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    Where to look?

    As you know, Auckland is well known for its property and location, there is a lot of room available for renovation particularly in the older regions such as Ponsonby, Mt Eden, Sandringham, Glenfield, Howick etc. Almost in every area of Auckland, there are house renovations happening. The critical role to renovate a property if you’re looking to see is to increase its perceived value and equity in the market to attract the right buyers at your target selling price, which isn’t easy considering the demographics in every suburb is different.

    Subdividing also seems to be quite popular in recent years and this is due to the large land available for older homes.


    2. How much does it cost to renovate in Auckland in 2024?

    Confirming the renovation costs is a bit tricky and complicated

    It depends on requirements and ideas of the client and the range can be quite large. If you’re considering on buying a place to renovate, try to get a ball park figure for the renovation to avoid not having enough budget after the purchase. If you’re renovating for your own home, focus on the necessities first and then the wants later if the budget allows.

    When it comes to house renovation costs in Auckland, the price can vary greatly depending on the scope and complexity of the project. According to the New Zealand Building Industry Federation, the average cost of home renovations in Auckland can range from $2,000 to $5,000 per square meter. This means that for a 100 square meter home, the cost of a renovation could range from $200,000 to $500,000 or more. It’s important to note that these are just averages and the actual cost of a renovation can vary based on factors such as the quality of materials used, the size of the home, and the contractor’s fees. If you’re looking for reliable and affordable home renovations in Auckland, it’s important to do your research and find a reputable company that can work with your budget and needs.

    There are some renovation costs/rates that can be calculated in advance if you know the size of the area you want done (but keep in mind this would be an average). You should have a 10% contingency budget should you start any renovation, there are also unforeseen costs once a renovation starts – perhaps you want to get extra things, or there was rotten timber that needs replacing.

    Example of a complete full house renovations

    The word home renovation can mean many different things to different people. The scope of work for

    St Heliers in Auckland 

    This renovation was more cosmetic that structural. All internal areas were renovated without any structural changes.

     

    This full house renovation in St Heliers (Auckland) included: Renovation of the toilet, Bathroom Renovation x 2, Laundry Renovation, Full Interior Painting, Desk Renovation, Interior door replacements, Interior Stairs and Balustrade Installation (Glass), Wallpaper Removal and Plaster, Exterior Painting and installation of Balustrade

    West Harbour in West Auckland

    This renovation was an extensive indoor and outdoor renovation. 4 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms, kitchen and living room was renovated. There were also many structural changes in the home which included renovating a staircase, breaking load bearing walls, installing double glazing windows, renovating the roof etc. Outdoor renovation included landscaping, re-paving, installing an electric gate and creating a deck.

    See the full renovation + Pictures + Before specifications

     


    3. Cost of home extensions Auckland

    Why consider a house extension when you could sell your Auckland house and move to a larger home? Here are four good reasons to consider adding a house extension:

    • If you like the area you’re living in, you don’t have to move
    • Make the changes you want to make and not settle for something that’s just okay
    • A home extension may be more affordable than moving to a larger home
    • You may be attached to your current home or location and not want to leave

    The cost of a renovation to extend a ground floor home by 50 square meters in New Zealand can vary greatly depending on various factors such as location, the complexity of the project, materials used, and labor costs. Additionally, building permits and fees may also add to the overall renovation costs.

    As a rough estimate, the renovation costs for a house extension in Auckland of a 50 square meter ground floor extension in New Zealand could range from NZD 100,000 to NZD 250,000 or more. That works out to $2,000m2 – $5,000m2. The difference is in the type of construction and the quality of the inclusions. This estimate is based on industry averages and may not reflect the actual renovation costs of your specific project. It’s recommended to consult with a professional builder or architect to get a more accurate estimate based on your specific needs and location.

    You won’t know the exact cost of a home extension until you’ve made plans and know how large the extension is going to be and what will be included in the extension. You may be wondering about the cost of hiring an architect to create the necessary drawings. The cost of hiring an architect for a ground floor extension in New Zealand can vary depending on factors such as the project size and complexity, level of detail required, and the experience of the architect. On average, the cost of hiring an architect in New Zealand for a ground floor extension can range from NZD 5,000 to NZD 15,000 or more.

    Architectural drawings are essential for any home extension project as they provide detailed plans for the construction team to follow and ensure compliance with building codes and regulations.

    Want to figure out a custom price for your own extension project? Check out this free to use House Extensions Cost Calculator (NZ) developed by Superior Renovations.

     

    Cost of Two storey House Extensions in Auckland

    What about two-story extensions?

    If both storeys are the same size, a generally-accepted rule is to add 50% extra to the build cost of a single storey house extension. So if you ground floor extension’s renovation cost is $250,000 then your 2 storey home will be $2500,000 + 50% = $375,000

    Add 20% for professional fees and GST (15%).

    Don’t forget about windows, finishings and fixtures when you’re pricing your house extension, Make sure you include these in your planning and cost estimates. If you don’t, you could be in for a surprise when the final invoice comes.

    Planning a house extension is a big job that can seem daunting, especially with so many things to think about. It’s best to start with figuring out the cost. Once you’ve got a rough idea of how much your extension will cost, you can move forward with everything else.

    There are other places to start, of course. But the best place to start will always be with a general cost calculation.

    General Process for House Extensions NZ

    1. Initial enquiry to a construction/renovation company
    2. Feasibility study to be carried out by an architect
    3. Pre-construction costs are proposed
    4. Client agrees to initial costs
    5. On-site meeting with client along with architect and builder
    6. Draft architectural plans are drafted and briefed to client
    7. Final architectural plans are submitted for consent
    8. Consent approved
    9. Quote/proposal/specs are generated by builder based on approved plans
    10. Awaiting client approval
    11. Building contract signing process
    12. Initial deposit received
    13. Construction start date (as estimated finish date) is confirmed

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    Renovations that need building consent in Auckland

     

    Example of a full interior renovation which included: New gib board, redesign of the staircase, installation of glass balustrades, new chandelier, new carpet installation and replacing all lights to LED


    4. Renovations Costs NZ per Square Meter

    Different types of renovation costs NZ per square meter made in different areas of Auckland have ranged from $2,000 to $4,000 for home renovations in the mid range categories in terms of fixtures, finishes etc while more complex renovations with high-end finishes could cost upwards of $6,000 NZD per square meter. 

    The interior part takes can range between $90,000 to $180,000  depending upon the client’s requirements and if there is no structural change required but only minor consent related work. The scope of work required, the size of the house and the finishes/fixtures you choose will greatly determine the cost of your full home renovation in Auckland.

    The cost of a house renovation can vary significantly depending on the scope of work and specific details of the project. For instance, if you’re planning to renovate a standard 3 bedroom home with mid-range fixtures, including painting the interior, renovating 1 bathroom and 1 kitchen, and changing the flooring in all bedrooms and living areas, you can expect to spend between $90,000 to $105,000 in renovation costs. However, if consent-related work is required in the bathroom, kitchen, or living areas, such as obtaining council approval, the cost could increase by up to $20,000, including the architect’s fee, architectural drawings, and Auckland council fee. Keep in mind that these are just estimated house renovation costs and the actual renovation costs may vary depending on various factors such as the location and quality of materials used. To get a better idea of the expected renovation costs for your specific project.

    It is not possible however, to give an estimate on a full home renovation without visiting the home and measuring if the complexity of the home renovation is high. An example of this would be renovating a house with extensive structural changes, installing double glazed windows, insulating the home further etc.

    House Renovation costs in Auckland as per Square Meter

    If you are having a thought of the cost of renovating your place as per square meter, you can follow the guide mentioned above. Although the figures mentioned above for house renovations costs NZ per square meter are not exact. They are just an estimate for you to consider your renovation area according to your budget. In the beginning, $2,000 square meter is the cheapest renovating cost. The average cost is 2,500 per square meter. Anything that is over $ 3,000-meter square is undoubtedly a prohibitive renovating price.

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    5. Average House Renovation Costs Guide

    See below on the break-down of house renovation costs:

    TYPE OF HOUSE RENOVATION COSTS COST RANGE
    Renovation Architect Cost $5,000 – $15,000 (5-15%. In this case considering the renovation to be worth $100,000) 
    Surveyor / Engineer $150 – $500 per hour
    Heat pump $2,000 -$5,000 (based on the number of heat pumps and the brand)
    Renovation Management $50 to $150 per hour or $5000 to $20,000 for the entire project.
    Electrical $5,000 to $8,000 if it is extensive electrical work but between $1,000 to $3,000 for minor electrical work like changing electric outlets etc.
    Plumbing $2,700 – $5000
    Builder $50 to $150 per hour or $10,000 to $50,000 for the entire project.
    Joinery (windows) $5,000 to $15,000
    Insulation $2,000 to $5,000
    Roof $10,000 to $20,000 depending on the type of roof and complexity of the shape of the roof (also including scaffolding).
    Interior Renovation costs $41,000 to well over $100,000
    Renovation Costs Bathroom Starting at only $20,000 for a basic upgrade with an average spend of $25,000-40,000 and well over $45,000 for a full redesign.
    Renovations Costs for Kitchen Ranging from $18,0000 for average size, $30,000 mid-$35,000 size and $40,000 + for high end designer kitchens.
    House Extension cost $100,000 +
    Recladding cost $150,000 +

     

    Double Glazing Cost per square metre (NZ)

    When considering house renovations in Auckland, New Zealand, it’s important to factor in renovation costs. Double glazing is a significant aspect of home renovations that can impact costs. While it may be an additional expense, double glazed windows can improve the energy efficiency of a home, resulting in lower energy bills and potentially reducing long-term renovation costs. Additionally, double glazing can add value to a home and make it more appealing to potential buyers, which may offset the initial cost of installation. Therefore, when planning a home renovation project in Auckland, homeowners should consider the long-term benefits and cost savings of investing in double glazing.

    Retrofitting double glazing costs, a lot lesser than getting entirely new double glazing with new frames. You can expect to pay about $15,000 to $18,000 for a 100m2 home. An insulated glass unit and drainage system is installed in your current window frames. While this is a cheaper option, it is not possible to install the insulated glass unit in your current frames for most homes in Auckland.

    It is only possible for new homes where the window frames are in great condition. Older home in Auckland do not have frames that are in good condition as they are often damaged or skewed. If you have a newly built home with single glazing, then opt for retrofitting your double glazing as it is a more cost effective option with similar insulation levels as new double glazing with new frames. Hence, while double glazing windows is more expensive than retrofitting, it is not mostly possible for older homes and especially for people renovating their homes as they do not usually do so for new builds.

    View full article here on cost of Double Glazing your home: https://superiorrenovations.co.nz/what-is-double-glazing/

     

    Cost of Re-roofing Your House in Auckland

    Looking to re-roof your home in Auckland, New Zealand? Re-roofing can offer numerous benefits, including improved weather protection, energy efficiency, and compliance with building codes. But how much does it cost to re-roof in Auckland?

    The cost of re-roofing in Auckland can vary depending on factors such as the size of your roof, the roofing material used, and the complexity of your roof design. For example, re-roofing with asphalt shingles may cost between $8,000 to $16,000, while re-roofing with long-run iron roofing may cost between $18,000 and $36,000 for a standard-sized home with a pitched roof in Auckland.

    To get an accurate estimate for re-roofing your home in Auckland, it’s important to get quotes from reputable professionals who specialize in re-roofing Auckland homes. Make sure to factor in additional costs such as roof insulation, removal and disposal of the old roof, and any necessary repairs to your roof structure.

    Home renovation costs in Auckland can also be significant, and it’s important to factor in all potential expenses before embarking on a renovation project. Re-roofing a house is one aspect of home renovation that can impact costs, but it can provide long-term cost savings by improving energy efficiency and weather protection. Other home renovation costs in Auckland may include interior and exterior remodeling, kitchen and bathroom renovations, and recladding. It’s essential to work with reputable professionals in Auckland to ensure the work is done to a high standard and meets all necessary building codes and regulations. Overall, homeowners in Auckland should consider the long-term benefits and cost savings of home renovations and factor in all potential expenses to ensure a successful project.

    The cost of reroofing in Auckland in 2024 can vary depending on a number of factors such as the size of the roof, the materials used, and the complexity of the installation. On average, homeowners can expect to pay anywhere between $14,000 and $25,000 for a complete reroofing job.

    Here are some key points on the cost factors of reroofing:

    • The size and shape of the roof: The larger and more complex the roof, the higher the cost of reroofing.
    • The type of material used: Different roofing materials have different costs, with some options being more expensive than others. For example, asphalt shingles are generally cheaper than metal or tile.
    • The quality and thickness of the roofing material: Higher quality and thicker materials will generally cost more than lower quality and thinner options.
    • The condition of the existing roof: If the existing roof is in poor condition, additional work may be required to remove and dispose of it, which can increase the overall cost.
    • The accessibility of the roof: If the roof is difficult to access, such as being high or steep, this can increase the cost of reroofing due to the additional safety equipment and labor required.
    • Additional features: Features such as chimneys, skylights, and ventilation systems can add to the cost of reroofing due to the additional labor and materials required.

     

     

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    Is a home renovation worth it?

    People are confused if renovating their property will increase its value or not. Let us assure you that if you are a resident of Auckland, then renovation is the best way to increase your property’s value and beauty.

    This is the reason that the knowledge regarding Home renovation Auckland is very essential. The best way to pursue is that you should overestimate the budget for renovation and set the sale priceless. This will let you make a proper price and profit analysis.

    Whether you intend to modernise an old kitchen or enhance your outdoor space by adding a deck to your home, your first step when planning a renovation will be figuring out the cost, work and time involved in the project.


    6. So here are a few tips to help you get off to a good start for your house renovations.

    • Do you research, figure out what you want

    You should have a clear idea of what you want before you start getting quotes and choosing materials. If you know you want to redo your bathroom, but aren’t sure what style you want, you can get inspiration from home improvement and design magazines or use Pinterest to find creative ideas and bookmark them for later.

    • Make a detailed plan

    Creating a detailed renovation plan is essential to the success of your renovation project, and while your renovation company can certainly help with this, there are some things you’ll need to decide on beforehand, including your budget and preferred materials and finishes.

    • Allow plenty of time for your renovation

    Home Renovation projects in Auckland can often end up taking a lot longer than anticipated, so you should allow plenty of time for unexpected delays. Planning in more time than you think you’ll need to prevent unnecessary stress when things move more slowly than anticipated.

    • Make sure you have considered all your options

    It’s best to get advice and proposals from a few different renovation companies in Auckland before making a final decision so you can compare them and make sure you are making an informed decision. Of course, high-quality materials cost more and skilled contractors often charge more than less experienced ones, so check the contractor’s reputation, ask plenty of questions and look for hidden fees.

    The key to renovating your Auckland Home beautifully yet inexpensively is to devise a goal for yourself, and paint an entire picture of what you want and then step by step renovate each part of your house with the guide of a trusted renovation company – they’ll be able to guide you through the process by giving you sound advice to avoid costly mistakes.

     


     

    As mentioned above, the term ‘house renovation’ can mean different things to different people. To determine what the scope of work is in different types of home renovations greatly depends on your intention to renovate your home. You need to ask yourself what you are actually trying to achieve with your renovation, in short what is your reason to renovate?

    In this blog we will explore different types of home renovations, their scope of work and what does it cost to renovate your full home for different needs.

    7.  Type 1: Updating a dated Property or an Investment Property – What does is the cost of renovating a full home?

    Scope of Work: Kitchen renovation + Bathroom renovation + Re-wiring + Interior Painting + Flooring and Lighting

    This type of renovation is ideal for those who want to upgrade or modernize a dated property, and it’s often done on older homes as well as investment properties. Using mid-range supplies, materials, and fixtures, a full house renovation can give your home a fresh new look and add value to your property.

    Whether you’re looking to modernize your home, increase its value, or simply create a more comfortable living space, a full house renovation is an investment that can pay off for years to come.

    It is important to note that since type of home renovation is to just upgrade or rent out your property, you should use materials that are not too personal to your choice and are budget friendly.

    While the cost of labour and project management will remain the same for most types of full home renovations, the cost of the materials you choose will determine the final cost of your full home renovation. We advice our clients to choose neutral colours and to use materials that are from the mid-range category to renovate their homes.

    The aim is just to upgrade the areas, give it a clean look and include basic modern features and styles.

    Cost of Kitchen renovation

    The cost of renovating your kitchen will make a substantial part of the full cost of your home renovation. This type of renovation project involves restoring and painting the existing cabinet doors, and modernizing the kitchen with new laminated floorings, a laminated benchtop, and modern countertops. If the kitchen is small or mid-range materials are used, new cabinets are a possibility. You could use MDF or basic range of acrylic panels for your cabinetry as this is a easy to clean and budget friendly material.  Additionally, lights will be repaired as needed. The objective of this renovation is to update the kitchen without changing its layout and while keeping the renovation cost low by utilizing cost-effective materials that have modern conveniences.

    An example of this type of kitchen renovation can be seen below. This kitchen features high gloss acrylic panels for cabinetry, laminate floors and freshly painted walls.

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    This renovation features simple basic high gloss acrylic panels, 30mm benchtop and laminate flooring. The cost for this type of a kitchen will be between $28,000 to $32,000.

     

    Kitchen Cabinetry and Benchtop – What you can expect it to contribute to the cost of renovation your full home

    As mentioned, the most cost effective yet budget friendly material for such full home renovations is MDF and mid range acrylic boards. MDF panels remain one of the most popular materials due to it being cost effective and being easy to maintain. MDF stands for Medium-Density Fiberboard. It is a type of engineered wood product that is made by breaking down hardwood or softwood residuals into wood fibers and combining them with wax and resin binders under high temperature and pressure. The resulting material is then formed into panels that can be used for various applications such as furniture, cabinetry, flooring, and decorative molding. MDF is known for its uniformity, stability, and smooth surface, making it a popular choice for projects that require a consistent finish. It is also an affordable alternative to solid wood and is often used as a substitute for materials like plywood or particleboard.

    MDF Vs Solid Wood for Kitchen Cabinetry – Pros and Cons explained

    Mid range high gloss acrylic panels from Ultraglaze is another cost effective and popular material for kitchens. You will have to take care to maintain these cabinets as you may have to wipe them down for fingerprints and food splashes so they do not stain. These acrylic panels from ULTRAglaze are a range of mid range acrylic panels that are attached the the carcass, they however are prone to getting scratched easily unlike their premium counterpart which we will discuss later in the article.

    Our renovation showroom at Wairau valley, Auckland showcases such a budget friendly kitchen which features a combination of MDF and mid range acrylic panels for its cabinetry. As seen below, some of the cabinets have a matte finish black MDF panels while the others have high gloss ULTRAglaze acrylic panels.

    Dorothy used cost-effective yet trendy materials for the kitchen design. To achieve the matte black look, she utilized Acrylic boards for half of the cabinets. To keep the expenses down, she opted for mid-range Acrylic panels instead of premium ones. For contrast, she used MDF Melteca black boards for other cabinets, which is also a popular material in the renovation industry. The benchtops and wall splashback were made of engineered stone for consistency and the illusion of a larger space. To keep up with current trends, floating shelves were added, and unique features such as a stainless steel open shelf, floating breakfast bar, and wine fridge were incorporated. Overall, the kitchen design is both stylish and affordable.

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    This kitchen showcases how different materials and colours come together to create a beautiful yet budget friendly kitchen design.

    See full details of our Kitchen Displays in our Showroom + Kitchen Design Process 

     

    One of the most popular benchtops for basic full home renovations in Auckland is stone engineered benchtop. There is a large range when it comes to the cost as well as design. For a basic kitchen renovation, use a stone engineered countertop from the mid range. A basic kitchen renovation with a renovation company will include flooring, cabinetry, benchtop, all labour and project management. This type of  a kitchen renovation will cost between 28K to 30K.

    There are however, ways to bring the cost a new kitchen by taking the following steps:

    1. Use a manufacturer and not a renovation company: A manufacturing company will design, manufacture and install the cabinetry. This means that you will have to arrange your own trades like plumbers, electricians, flooring, painters etc. This type of a kitchen renovation will bring the cost of your house renovation and will be about 10K to 15K.
    2. Use laminate benchtop: While laminate benchtops have become a dated choice, there are still some brands that have a range in laminate benchtops which has a modern look to it.
    3. Minimal in built storage: Most people who renovate their kitchens often opt to build custom storage within their cabinetry instead of standard shelving. These include pull out pantries, magic corners to access items from corner L shaped cabinets, pull out condiment drawers etc. Buildings such custom storage solutions will increase the cost of your kitchen in turn increasing the overall cost of your house renovation.

    Read more…

    How much is a New Kitchen Remodel Cost in NZ? Basic, Mid-range, and Luxury Kitchens in 2023

    Full Kitchen renovation costs – Itemised costs for cabinets, flooring, appliances, Labour etc for 2023

    Cost of Bathroom Renovation for a Basic full home renovation in Auckland

    If you’re looking to reduce renovation costs for your bathroom, there are some options available to you. One cost-saving method is to leave the existing layout of the sink, bathtub, shower, and toilet as is, and instead focus on replacing outdated fixtures with new, updated models. This can be a more affordable alternative to a full bathroom renovation, which can cost an average of NZD $10,000 to NZD $20,000 in Auckland. However this would mean that you are not using a renovation company but just getting a plumber to swap fittings.

    If you are however, wanting to renovate the entire bathroom including re-tiling, painting etc then you may need to use a renovation company. In order to keep the renovation costs down, you can choose tiles that are from the mid range, neutral colours, use an acrylic shower, and use mid range fixtures.

    This would cost you between $25,000 and $30,000 which would include cost of all labour, fixtures, project management and products.

    The bathroom below shows a standard wall hanging vanity. drop in shower and laminate floors with painted walls. This renovation that we carried out in West Harbour, Auckland is a simple yet fully renovated bathroom. See full project specifications + Pictures for the below project. 

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    This bathroom features simple wall hung vanity, a drop in bathtub, painted walls and dark laminate flooring. This bathroom in West Harbour, Auckland will cost between $28,000 to $30,000.

    Another example of a investment property bathroom renovation can be seen below. Our client renovated her entire home using materials in the basic range and her renovation costs remained on the lower side.

    The bathroom renovation features a custom built glass shower, a basic toilet and vanity as well as tiled walls and floors from the basic range in Tile Depot.

    See full project specifications + before and After photos in Hillsborough

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    This rental property we renovated in Hillsborough, Auckland features large tiles, new toilet, vanity and a custom tiled shower. This type of a bathroom renovation will cost between $27,000 to $30,000.

    More Basic Bathroom renovations done by us: 

    Bathroom Renovation in Papatoetoe – South Auckland

    Joanne and Steve’s renovation in Greenlane

    Cost of Re-wiring the house for a full house renovation in Auckland

    For the purpose of this article we will be discussing the cost of rewiring the house for a standard 120 meter square home.

    When it comes to full house renovations in Auckland, the cost of rewiring a 120 square meter home can vary depending on a number of factors, including the age and condition of the existing wiring, the complexity of the job, and any special electrical needs of the home. On average, you can expect to pay between NZD $5,000 and NZD $15,000 for a complete rewiring of a home of this size.

    Rewiring is often important in older homes where the electric wires have been affected due to wear and tear, age or been damaged to an extend due to other factors.

    Cost of Painting the interior of a home

    Painting the interior of a home or room is a common part of many renovation projects, and it’s important to factor in the cost of painting when planning your renovation budget.

    On average, the cost of painting a home interior or room is between $35 and $55 per square meter, with an average cost of $45 per square meter. A painting project can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000, with the national average being $7,500. For a 150 square meter home, the painting cost can range from $5,250 to $8,250, not including GST. If you’re only painting a single room, the cost can vary from $675 to $825. By considering these costs ahead of time, you can better plan and budget for your renovation project.

    Tools for Research:

    Cost calculator for Interior Painting

    Cost Calculator for Exterior Painting 

    Cost of Painting your Roof

    Cost of Flooring for a Basic Home Renovations in Auckland

    Renovating a house can be an exciting but expensive venture, and one of the most significant expenses can be the cost of flooring. In Auckland, the cost of flooring a home can vary widely depending on the type of flooring chosen.

    Laminate flooring is a popular and cost-effective option, with prices ranging from $25 to $75 per square meter. This type of flooring is durable, easy to clean, and can mimic the look of other materials like wood or stone. The cost of installation is also relatively low, making it a budget-friendly choice for many homeowners.

    Carpet is another popular choice, with prices ranging from $50 to $150 per square meter. This type of flooring is comfortable, warm, and comes in a variety of styles and colors. The cost of installation can be higher than laminate flooring, but it can be a good choice for bedrooms or living areas where comfort is a priority.

    If you’re looking for a more luxurious option, tiles can be a good choice. However, they tend to be more expensive, with prices ranging from $75 to $200 per square meter. Tiles are durable, moisture-resistant, and can add value to your home. However, the cost of installation is also higher, and it’s important to work with a reputable and experienced installer to ensure the tiles are properly installed.

    There are further affordable options available, including vinyl flooring, concrete flooring, and cork flooring.

    Vinyl flooring is known for its durability and affordability, with basic vinyl costing as little as $25 per square meter and luxury vinyl up to $60 per square meter. This can be a great option for homeowners looking to update their flooring without breaking the bank.

    Concrete flooring has become increasingly popular in recent years, thanks to its modern and industrial look. While the cost can vary depending on the complexity of the job, it generally ranges from $60 to $120 per square meter. This can be a great option for homeowners looking to create a unique and contemporary space.

    Cork flooring is another eco-friendly and budget-friendly option, with a cost ranging from $50 to $80 per square meter. It’s known for its durability and soundproofing qualities, making it a great option for families or those who value a quiet and peaceful home.

    Most of our clients choose laminate flooring for their rental properties as opposed to any others as they are aesthetically pleasing, durable, easy to maintain and budget friendly.

    Verdict – How much does it cost for a Basic Full home renovation in Auckland?

    The answer to this may be varied but if you renovate your kitchen, and bathroom using basic materials then you can expect to pay $28,000 for a bathroom renovation and $32,000 for a kitchen renovation. For a standard 120 meter square home you can expect to pay between $6,000 to $10,000 for interior painting. Re-wiring should be between $5,000 to 10,000 depending on the complexity of the work and about $5,000 if you choose basic laminate flooring. This kind of a full home renovation in Auckland would cost you between $75,000 to $100,000 depending on the materials you choose, repair work required and complexity of work required. 


     

    Type 2: Improving Quality of Living and Increasing functionality – How much does it cost to renovate a house in NZ?

    Example of Scope of Work: Kitchen + Bathrooms + Rewiring + Interior Painting + Flooring + Smart Video Alarm Systems installed + Hot water cylinder installed + Insulation + existing windows replaced with double glazing windows + Aircon system installed + Fixing past leaks and damage.

    Home renovations in Auckland can dramatically improve the quality of your life, whether you’re buying a house to renovate before moving in or simply want to upgrade your current living space. One of the most common types of home renovations involves improving insulation and adding energy-efficient features such as double glazing windows, air conditioning, and alarm systems. Not only do these upgrades improve your comfort and security, but they can also save you money on energy bills in the long run.

    Of course, home renovations can also be costly, especially if you’re using custom fixtures and high-end materials. Mid to high-range suppliers are often the go-to for these types of projects, as they offer more customised options and better quality products. When planning your renovation budget, it’s important to consider all the costs involved, including materials, labour, permits, and any unexpected expenses that may arise.

    The three main goals of this type of a house renovation is to increase comfort, be aesthetically pleasing and increasing the functionality of the home. The intention of renovating the home is to make it a personal space for the family and hence, it is important to have a designer on board that can help with achieving these goals.

    Importance of having a Renovation Designer for your house renovation

    Designers play a vital role in achieving a functional space while achieving an aesthetic look that you are after. Renovation designers like the designers we have within our team at Superior Renovations are different from interior designers. Our renovation designers work closely with all our trades very closely to maximise space, plan zones, and advice our clients on different renovation materials to suit their family’s needs.

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    Full home renovation trends for 2023 by our Renovation designers

    Some of the Top 10 things that our renovation designers can help you with are as follows:

    1. Expertise and experience: A kitchen designer with experience in Auckland home renovations can bring valuable insights and recommendations to your project. They can provide guidance on kitchen design Auckland and kitchen design NZ, helping you make informed decisions on layout, space planning, color schemes, and finishes.
    2. Budgeting and cost management: A kitchen designer in Auckland can help you create a budget for your renovation and work with you to manage costs throughout the project. They can provide guidance on sourcing materials and finishes that fit within your budget, helping you prioritize where to spend and where to save.
    3. Creative problem-solving: A kitchen designer in Auckland can help you solve design challenges that arise during the renovation process. They can come up with creative solutions to problems such as awkward layouts, limited space, and challenging structural issues, ensuring that your kitchen design NZ is both functional and attractive.
    4. Increased resale value: A well-designed kitchen renovation can add significant value to your home. A kitchen designer in Auckland can help you create a cohesive and attractive design that will appeal to potential buyers, increasing your home’s resale value.
    5. Space planning: An experienced kitchen designer in Auckland can help you optimize the flow of your kitchen by reconfiguring furniture layouts, removing walls, or adding new ones. They can suggest changes to the overall floor plan to create a more open, functional, and efficient space, ensuring that your kitchen design Auckland is tailored to your needs.
    6. Storage solutions: A kitchen designer in Auckland can create custom storage solutions that meet your specific needs, helping you maximize existing storage space or design new built-in storage solutions that are both practical and aesthetically pleasing.
    7. Lighting: Good lighting is essential for creating a functional and comfortable kitchen. A kitchen designer in Auckland can help you choose the right lighting fixtures and placement to ensure that the space is well-lit and functional.
    8. Material selection: An experienced kitchen designer in Auckland can suggest materials that are both durable and functional, such as low-maintenance flooring that is easy to clean and resistant to wear and tear.
    9. Traffic flow: A kitchen designer in Auckland can help you identify the main traffic patterns in your kitchen and ensure that they are unobstructed. They can suggest moving furniture or adding rugs to create a more open flow.
    10. Zones: A kitchen designer in Auckland can help you create distinct zones within your kitchen, each with its own function and purpose. For example, they might suggest a cooking zone, a food preparation zone, and a dining zone, ensuring that your kitchen design NZ is both practical and stylish.

    By focusing on these key areas, a designer can help you create a space that is functional, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing. They can take into account your personal preferences and lifestyle, as well as any specific needs or challenges posed by the space itself.

    Cost of Kitchen renovation which is functional and Beautiful – How does it contribute to the overall renovation costs of a full house renovation in Auckland?

    Consider the layout of your kitchen

    When it comes to changing the layout of a mid-range kitchen in Auckland, renovation costs will vary based on several factors, including plumbing and electrical changes. If you’re keeping the current layout, the cost will likely be around $32, 000. However, if you want to add an island or change the existing layout, renovation costs can increase to over $35,000. It’s important to consider that changing the layout will impact the overall renovation costs. In cases where the current layout isn’t functional, replacing the stove, sink, or cabinetry may be necessary. The most popular kitchen designs for mid-range kitchens in Auckland include Galley, U-shaped, L-shaped, Island, Peninsular, and Two Island kitchens.

    Read more…

    Kitchen Layout Guide for a Functional Kitchen design – 2023 edition

    Work Flow of your Kitchen – Making a functional kitchen

    When planning house renovations in Auckland, it’s important to consider kitchen ergonomics for a great kitchen design. Ergonomics is the study of designing an environment that fits people rather than the other way around. A work triangle was initially devised to ensure efficiency in the kitchen, with a clear pathway from the stove, cleaning area (sink), and refrigerator. Traffic flow and designated storage areas are also crucial, with a primary pathway throughout the kitchen and clear designated areas for big appliances, cutlery, utensils, washing area, and cooking area.

    Distance between fixtures is another key consideration, with enough space between the cooking area and sink, fridge and stove, and island and cooktop. Cooktop placement is especially important for ventilation, and exterior walls are recommended for easier installation of ventilation systems and splashbacks. Vertical storage can help make up for a lack of storage space, and 3D plans are a great way to visualize your kitchen before renovation costs start adding up. Your designer will consider these  mind these principles for your kitchen design NZ.

    Kitchen Cabinetry for a mid-range kitchen renovation

    A mid-range kitchen remodel cost in NZ can offer a lot of flexibility in terms of materials and designs for your cabinets and door handles. For example, one popular option for cabinets is MDF Melteca, a surface that is affordable, easy to clean, and highly durable. Melteca has various ranges of materials, making it a versatile choice for homeowners looking for a mid-range kitchen renovation.

    One option to customize your MDF cabinets is to wrap them with Dezignatek Thermoform, which allows you to add any pattern you like to create a traditional, vintage, classic or modern look. For example, a Rhonda pattern can give the cabinets a vintage look. Custom-built cabinets made of real wood are also an option, but they can be more difficult to maintain and are typically more expensive.

    Another popular option for cabinets is premium acrylic panels by Laminex. Laminex’s premium acrylic decorative boards are pressed on locally made FSC certified MDF, which makes them both beautiful and durable. These panels have a great depth of color with a matte finish that is made smooth to almost feel like velvet. They are also fingerprint-resistant, easy to clean, scratch-resistant, and stain-resistant. This makes them a great option for busy kitchens where spills and messes are common.

    The use of soft close cabinets and durable hinges from Blum and Hafele is a common feature in modern kitchen designs. No-handle setups with LED lights provide a seamless and uncluttered look, while brass handles can give a vintage feel to a traditional style kitchen. Matte knobs against white cabinets can create a classic and clean look.

    Countertop: A spotlight on a mid range kitchen renovation – Display in our Renovation showroom in Wairau Valley

    The benchtop used in this kitchen design in NZ is made of engineered stone with a concrete look and a matte finish, sourced from supplier UniQuartz. This material is soft to the touch and has a leather finish, making it stain-resistant and durable. It can withstand high temperatures without cracking and is easy to clean.

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    3 Kitchen Displays explained – Materials and Kitchen design in our Kitchen renovation in Auckland

     

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    The cabinet and drawer fronts are made of high-quality acrylic panels mounted on MDF boards. The countertop is made of engineered stone, and there is a recessed veneer underneath it, creating a floating effect.

    Choosing materials like engineered stone for a mid-range kitchen remodel can help keep renovation costs down while still achieving a modern and stylish look. The shark nose top edge of the benchtop also adds a unique and visually appealing floating quality to the design.

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    Storage Solutions for your mid-range kitchen renovation for your full house renovation in NZ

    Kitchen design in NZ can be optimised for storage with several features that maximise space and organisation. Magic corners are a popular solution for hard-to-reach corner cabinets. Cutlery drawers and spice racks are custom-built options that keep utensils and spices within easy reach. Custom-built condiment drawers and pantry pull-out drawers also maximise storage space while maintaining organisation. Pull-out bins can be installed for hygienic waste disposal, and a kitchen island can double as storage, depending on your kitchen layout. Kitchen renovations can come with a high price tag, with the cost of renovating a kitchen island alone ranging from $4,000 to $6,000.

    Recommended Flooring

    One of the more popular flooring options for kitchens in Auckland is SPC Laminate flooring from Tile Depot. he benefits of using Neptune SPC (stone based laminate) flooring from Tile Depot for kitchen renovations, which is waterproof, easy to apply, free of harmful substances, and comes with anti-bacterial and sound-absorbing technology. The article explains that traditional options such as tiles are hard on the feet and can get cold in winter, while Neptune SPC flooring is durable, easy to maintain, and has a wood-like appearance. The article also mentions that most clients prefer using Neptune SPC flooring for kitchen renovations due to its durability and easy maintenance.

    Examples of Splashbacks used in mid-range kitchen renovations: Tiles and Glass splashbacks

    The picture below shows a kitchen that we renovated in Henderson Valley. The splashback features strips of large tiles that have smaller tiles that are arranged in a herringbone fashion. See full project specifications + Before and After pictures.

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    Art Stone Painting grey Chevron 300 by 800 for splashback from Tile depot – They are popular art deco tiles which give a 3D effect creating a great dimension in design.

    25 Top Kitchen design trends in NZ for 2023 by our designers

     

    The Kitchen splashback below shows a black mirror glass splashback for a kitchen renovation in West Auckland – Massey. This is another example splashback for a mid-range kitchen renovation that is suited for this type of a home renovation in Auckland.

    See full project specifications for the renovation below + Before and After pictures. 

     

     

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    Custom made reflector black finish glass splashback behind the sink wall and the wall behind the stove to make cleaning easier.

     

    So how much does a kitchen renovation contribute towards the overall renovation cost of a full house renovation? The answer to this is subjective depending on how much you are changing the layout, what materials you choose and the size of the kitchen. On an average there is a decent level of customisation for this type of a kitchen and clients often prefer incorporating custom storage solutions within the cabinetry.

    Overall a kitchen renovation for this type of a home renovation will cost between $35,000 to about $45,000. 

    Bathroom Renovation for your mid-range Home renovations in Auckland

    Just like kitchen renovations, the cost of a bathroom renovation will depend on the fixtures you choose, the flooring options and most importantly if there is a change in layout. Changing the layout of your toilet means that you will have to go through a council process. This will include the architect drawing waste pipes beneath the home and submit it to the council. This adds about $6,000 to $8,000 to the overall cost of the bathroom renovation.

    Most clients that are renovating their bathroom in this type of a home renovation often get rid of dated acrylic showers in favour of either wet areas and switch their drop in wall baths for free standing baths. A popular trend has also been to include large 600 by 600/ 600 by 900 tiles for floors and walls. This creates continuity for the bathroom and gives it a clean contemporary look to the bathroom.

    The choice in tiles and fixtures greatly determine the cost of the bathroom renovation. The most popular brands that clients use for this type of  a bathroom renovation is Englefield, Kohler, Milli, Kado and Mizu. Reece is our preferred bathroom supplier for our clients and carries all the brands mentioned. Tile Depot is our preferred flooring supplier as they carry a range of tiles suited for most tastes and budgets.

    An example of a bathroom renovation from the mid-range can be seen below. This bathroom renovation from Henderson valley features a contemporary bathroom with a custom built vanity, free standing bath, brushed brass finish tapware, custom shower, toilet (cannot be seen in the picture) and large tiles. There was no change in layout for this bathroom and this type of bathroom renovation will cost between $32,000 and $35,000. See project specifications for the bathroom renovation below + Before and After pictures. 

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    The bathroom was remodeled in a contemporary design that blended a classic and enduring style. It features a stand-alone bathtub, a tiled shower, a floating vanity, and matte tiles. The bathroom’s design includes three different types of tiles: a lighter neutral grey for the walls, a medium grey for the floors, and a darker grey for the shower. This layering of tile colors creates an elegant and subtle look for the bathroom.

    The bathroom showcased below was a bathroom renovation in Albany which features mid-range fixtures from Reece, a custom built shower and the cost of this type of bathroom will also range around $32,000 to $34,000. See full project specifications for renovation below + Pictures. 
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    The bathroom’s design has a modern and contemporary aesthetic that blends seamlessly with the rest of the house. The floor is made up of large 600 by 600 dark tiles, which creates a striking contrast against the off-white 600 by 600 wall tiles. The floating vanity, with an oak finish, adds a touch of warmth to the bathroom.

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    Bathroom Design ideas for Classic, Vintage, Modern and Contemporary Bathroom renovations

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    How much does it cost to Insulate your home?

    It’s important to consider the cost of insulation during a full home renovation in Auckland. Insulation costs can vary depending on several factors, including the size of your home, the type of insulation material used, and the complexity of the installation.

    When it comes to renovating in NZ, it’s important to keep in mind that proper insulation can improve the energy efficiency of your home, resulting in lower utility bills and a more comfortable living space. In fact, according to the EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority), insulating your home can save you up to $600 per year on heating costs.

    The cost of insulation in Auckland typically ranges from $40 to $160 per square meter, depending on the type of insulation material used and the complexity of the installation. For example, installing spray foam insulation can be more expensive than installing fiberglass batts. Additionally, if your home has difficult-to-reach areas that require special attention, this can add to the overall cost.

    SPOTLIGHT BELOW: In progress Insulation of an entire 5 bedroom home during a full home renovation in West Harbour, Auckland.

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    We extensively renovated this home by stripping it down to its main structure and beams in order to insulate the entire home.

     

    See full Home renovation details + Before and After pictures for this home renovation

     

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    All the walls, ceilings and floors were insulated during this home renovation in West Harbour, Auckland.

     

    Overall, the cost of insulation is a worthwhile investment for any homeowner in Auckland planning to renovate their home. Not only can it save you money in the long run, but it can also increase the value of your home and make it a more comfortable living space. So when you’re planning your next renovation project in Auckland, be sure to factor in the cost of insulation.

    How much does it cost to double glaze your windows?

    the cost of double glazing for windows is a significant factor to consider when budgeting for house renovations. The cost may be influenced by several factors such as window size and quantity, frame material, glass type, insulation level, installation complexity, and contractor expertise and location. All these factors may impact the overall renovation costs. I

    it’s important to take these factors into account when planning and budgeting for house renovations that include double glazing to ensure that renovation costs stay within budget.

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    What is Double Glazing Vs Retrofit Double Glazing? Which one is right for your home?

    Most New Zealand homes are either made of plaster, weatherboard, brick or cement. Installing a double glazing unit in a plaster home is a lot more complicated than other materials and you will need a renovation company that specialised in plaster homes to double glaze your windows. For other materials it is easier to carry out double glazing. On an average it will cost you between $3000 – $3500 to double glaze each window for your full home renovation in Auckland. To double glaze a standard 2 bedroom home it will cost you around $35,000 + GST while a standard 3 bedroom home will cost you around $40,000. The cost of double glazing will make a significant portion of your full home renovation costs.

    How much does it cost to build a deck? How much does it contribute to the overall renovation costs?

    The cost of building a new deck can impact renovation costs, and the price may vary depending on several factors.

    “Cost of Building a Deck in Auckland for 2023,” the estimated price ranges for building a new deck in Auckland, New Zealand, are as follows:

    • Basic deck: $350 to $550 per square metre
    • Mid-range deck: $550 to $700 per square metre
    • High-end deck: $700+ per square metre

    These price ranges can impact the overall cost of full home renovations, and they are based on factors such as the materials used, the size and complexity of the deck, the type of foundation required, and the level of finishes and detailing. It’s important to consider additional costs such as council permits, site preparation, and landscaping.

    It’s worth noting that these price ranges are estimates only, and the actual cost of building a new deck may vary depending on the specific requirements and circumstances of the project.

    Cost of Building a Deck in Auckland for 2023 – Full Guide 

    How much does it cost to install an alarm or security system for your home?

    he cost of installing an alarm system in an Auckland home can impact renovation costs, and the price may vary depending on several factors such as the type of system, the size of the home, and the level of security required.

    Cost of Installing a Security System in Auckland for 2023,” the estimated price ranges for installing an alarm system in an Auckland home in 2023 are as follows:

    • Basic system: $800 to $1,500
    • Mid-range system: $1,500 to $3,000
    • High-end system: $3,000 to $6,000+

    These price ranges can impact the overall cost of full house renovations, and they are based on factors such as the number of sensors, cameras, and other components required, as well as the complexity of the installation. It’s important to consider additional costs such as ongoing maintenance and monitoring fees, as well as any necessary upgrades to existing systems.

    Guide on Creating a SMART Home in Auckland

    How much does it cost to change a water cylinder? – What does it contribute towards the overall renovation costs?

    When considering the cost of installation for house renovations, it’s important to note that there may be additional expenses beyond the cost of the cylinder itself. For example, if the new cylinder requires plumbing or electrical work, this may increase the overall cost of the installation. Additionally, there may be expenses related to any necessary upgrades to the existing system, such as new pipes or valves.

    The cost of a hot water cylinder can also vary depending on the type of cylinder. For example, an electric hot water cylinder may be less expensive than a gas or solar-powered cylinder. Similarly, larger cylinders will generally cost more than smaller ones.

    If you are planning full home renovations in Auckland that include installing a hot water cylinder, it’s important to get an accurate cost estimate from a professional plumber. The estimated price ranges for installing a hot water cylinder in Auckland in 2023 are:

    • Basic cylinder: $1,200 to $2,000
    • Mid-range cylinder: $2,000 to $3,500
    • High-end cylinder: $3,500 to $6,000+

    The cost of changing your cylinder is not substantial compared to other aspects of renovations but it is important to consider all the small and big parts of your renovation so you have a realistic idea on what your budget should be.

    So how much does it cost to renovate your home for this type of a full home renovation in Auckland?

    The answer to this is not simple, as it really depends on the number of areas you are renovating, materials you choose. However as an idea, if you are renovating a standard 3 bedroom home with 2 bathrooms then your overall renovation costs for your full home renovation could look something like this:

    • Kitchen renovation: If you are using a mix of mid-range and premium range materials for a standard kitchen could start from about $40,000.
    • Bathroom renovation: Each bathroom could range between $34,000 to 36,000. If you are getting consent related work done then it will add $3,000 to $5000 more depending on the complexity.
    • Adding or renovating a deck would amount to be about $8,000 or so depending on the size and material used
    • Double glazing would be around $35,000 or more depending on the number of windows.

    If you are getting this type of a renovation for a 3 bedroom standard home then you can expect to pay between $120,000 to $180,000.

     


     

    Type 3 – Extensive Interior and Exterior renovation with major structural work – How much does a full home renovation cost?

    Scope of Work: This type of renovation includes stripping down the house to its main structure and re-doing the entire interior. This would also include exterior renovation which could include re-cladding, renovating the roof,  and landscaping, and installing an electronic gate.

    Home renovations of this type can be very extensive and require the family to move out of the house for the duration of the project. This type of renovation is typically done for clients who have an old family home but love their location and community. Instead of moving to a new house, they would rather renovate the entire home to something modern and that caters to the needs of all members of the family. Home renovations can involve major changes such as knocking down walls, adding rooms or floors, installing new plumbing and electrical systems, and updating the kitchen and bathrooms. The goal of home renovations is to create a comfortable, functional, and aesthetically pleasing living space that meets the needs of the family and adds value to the property.

    This type of home renovations in Auckland are done to also add convenience, modernise an old home, and add a sense of luxury to the home as it would be used as a future comfortable family home.

    Kitchen renovation – How does it contribute to the overall renovation costs?

    Renovating your kitchen can make a great first impression on your guests, especially in open-plan kitchens. In Auckland, the cost of a luxury kitchen renovation ranges from $50,000 to $100,000 However, it is important to spend your money wisely as the cost of a custom-built luxury kitchen can be limitless. A luxury kitchen typically includes a new layout, custom storage, cabinets, high-quality countertops, marble or designer flooring, and brand-new appliances.

    The main difference between mid-range and luxury kitchens is that the latter allows for the incorporation of high-end and premium materials. If you’re looking to renovate your kitchen, be sure to consider the cost and benefits of each option carefully.

    Open Kitchen Design Vs Closed Kitchen Design – A Kitchen Designer’s Perspective

    Kitchen Cabinetry

    In a kitchen renovation, the cabinetry makes up the bulk of the overall renovation cost. For this type of a kitchen renovation, clients often prefer using mid to high end kitchen cabinetry material with ample in-built storage and modern technology.

    Handcrafted Kitchen cabinetry

    As an example we are showcasing the luxury kitchen display in our renovation showroom. This kitchen displayed in our showroom aims to demonstrate the option of having custom cabinet fronts that are handcrafted to include the design seen in the front of the cabinets.. Crafting this particular kitchen requires a higher level of skill compared to our other kitchen models, as all the cabinets are handmade instead of being produced in a factory. The design of this kitchen was conceptualized by our senior kitchen designer, Cici.

    Why are these cabinet fronts so special compared to the others in our kitchen showroom? The actual cabinet fronts are made from MDF which are then cut by hand to make the paneling around the cabinet fronts. This requires quite a high skill set compared to manufacturing the cabinet fronts in a machine.

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    Our Auckland kitchen showroom offers an opportunity to see a classic kitchen made with luxurious materials that are crafted by hand.

     

    The style of the kitchen also plays a vital role in the design of such a kitchen. Our clients often work closely with our kitchen designers to create a certain style that suits the overall design of the home whether it may be traditional, classic, modern, contemporary, cottage style of industrial style. Each element is selected with a purpose to bring create a particular theme for the kitchen design.

    How much does it cost to renovate a Kitchen in NZ – 2023 edition 

    What makes these cabinet fronts unique in comparison to the others showcased in our kitchen showroom? The cabinet fronts are crafted from MDF and cut by hand to create the paneling around them, which requires a higher level of skill than using a machine. All the cabinet fronts are spray-painted with ‘half black white’ matte finish lacquer paint, except for the island cabinets, which are painted with ‘Madison blue’ matte finish lacquer paint.

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    Handcrafted detailing in our hooded rangehood in our kitchen showroom in Auckland

     

    Guide on Designing 6 Different styles of Kitchens – Classic, Traditional, Modern, Contemporary, Cottage and Industrial Kitchen designs

     

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    To produce an attractive contrast with the white cabinets, all cabinet fronts in the classic kitchen were painted using the color ‘Madison blue’.

    Typically, classic kitchens feature a neutral palette for the cabinets, as neutrals are timeless and always in fashion. Color is usually added to the design through the use of colorful tiles or brass tapware. However, in this case, Cici, our lead kitchen designer, opted for blue cabinets for the island to give it a more classic cottage-style look. Blues have always been a popular choice in classic country kitchens, and she wanted to create a contrast that would make the kitchen a showstopper. With most kitchens being open-plan, it’s important to pay close attention to the aesthetics of the kitchen design. Cici believes that a kitchen should enhance the beauty of the living space, rather than just being a functional area for cooking.

    In Built Appliances

    Another feature of this type of a kitchen renovation is to have your larger appliances like dishwashers, bins, fridges etc within the cabinetry for a seamless look. Some examples of this can be seen below:

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    Benchtops that are 60mm thick are not very typical, as the most commonly used types of benchtops have a thickness of 30mm. The engineered stone benchtop in this case has veined lines designed to imitate the natural lines seen in marble.

    Concealing your dishwasher and refrigerator behind your cabinets can give your kitchen a smooth and elegant appearance, which is particularly beneficial for open-plan kitchens where appearance is more important. To achieve this, the dishwasher and fridge are fitted with cabinet fronts that make them look like regular cabinets from the outside. We have installed such hidden appliances in our kitchen showroom to demonstrate their appearance and functionality to our clients.
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    Hidden dishwasher in our matte black kitchen display in our renovation showroom in Auckland. This gives the overall kitchen a seamless look from the outside and is perfect for open plan living kitchens.

     

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    Double bins that go back into the cabinetry for a large scale home renovation in West Harbour, Auckland. This is another feature that adds to the seamless feel of a kitchen.

     

     

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    This magic corner can be seen in our kitchen renovation display in our renovation showroom. This is usually built within the corner L-shaped cabinets as this makes retrieving items in the corner easier and makes for a more organised storage solution.

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    Creating an Impact with Feature walls

    Most kitchens now are incorporated within a larger living space which promotes an open-plan living. This means that your kitchen design needs to look uncluttered (hence in built storage and hidden appliances) and is aesthetically pleasing which complements the rest of the open space. This means that there is an added emphasis on how the kitchen actually looks.

    The feature walls seen below show 2 different kind of splashbacks within the kitchen design. This kitchen has two feature walls, each with its own unique function.

    The first feature wall visible below serves to add depth to the kitchen and give it a luxurious appearance. The wall is adorned with 3-dimensional tiles in a sheet format, sized at 256 x 297 x 8mm. These tiles combine marble and gold metal mosaic, and were sourced from Tile Depot, specifically known as ‘Mosaix Lux Gold Herringbone White 275 x 303’.

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    The Tile Depot’s exquisite tile sheets were utilized to enhance the elegance of this highlighted wall by installing them in a Herringbone pattern. These sheets comprise a blend of stone engineered to resemble marble and gold metal. This display can be viewed at our Auckland (Wairau Valley) kitchen showroom.

     

    These exquisite tile sheets obtained from Tile Depot were utilized to infuse a hint of opulence to the feature wall. The tiles are arranged in a Herringbone pattern, consisting of a blend of stone that mimics the appearance of marble and gold metal. You can view this design in person at our Auckland-based kitchen showroom located in Wairau Valley.

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    How to Choose your Kitchen Tiles, and Splashbacks by Tile Depot Consultants

    For the area above the cooktop we chose white subway tiles from tile depot. White subway tiles are a defining aspect of classic kitchen designs, and we aimed to integrate them into this particular design. The tiles’ polished finish makes them easy to maintain and suitable as a cooking splashback. Additionally, utilizing two distinct types of splashback tiles in the kitchen contributes to the overall visual appeal and depth of this kitchen design.

    Feature wall as a Splashback – Lynette and Henry’s retro style Kitchen renovation 

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    The modern rangehood from SMEG has a custom built classic style cabinetry on top of it to mimic the more classic and bygone look of range hoods. This is complemented by white glossy subway tiles for easy cleaning while cooking.

     

    If you are looking at renovating your kitchen with this level of customisation and space then you are looking at spending between $50,000 to $65,000. There are however kitchens in this type of a home renovation that can cost lesser if the space is smaller or if premium acrylic panels are used in place of the hand crafted cabinetry.

    Here is an example of a kitchen renovation that will cost you lesser as the cabinet fronts are manufactured using a machine. This kitchen renovation we carried out in Herne Bay, Auckland showcases a kitchen which might look simple but actually featured premium acrylic panels from Laminex.

    The kitchen seen below would be in the range of $50,000 to $55,000 owing to the materials used. 

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    This kitchen was renovated using beige matte satin finish laminate from Laminex. They have a satin finish, are stain resistant, have high heat endurance, and fingerprint resistant.

    The cabinets are scratch resistant, finger print resistant, stain resistant and have a satin finish. This kitchen also has all its appliances hidden within the cabinetry and also has ample inbuilt storage.
    The waterfall countertop is also 60mm thick which is made by joining two pieces of countertop at a 45 degree angle.
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    A waterfall edge for the 60mm benchtop

    Another example of a kitchen renovation in an extensive home renovation is the kitchen seen below. This kitchen was renovated in West Harbour and due to its large size it will cost between $40,000 to $45,000. This kitchen also features premium acrylic panels from Laminex.
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    This large kitchen features premium laminate panels in high gloss black with a matte finish 30mm waterfall edge benchtop.

    Custom Bathroom Renovations – What does it contribute to the overall renovation costs?

    Renovation costs for a high-end bathroom renovation in Auckland, New Zealand can vary widely based on several factors. According to industry estimates, the cost of a luxury bathroom renovation can range from $30,000 to $60,000 or more. The actual cost will depend on various factors such as the scope of the project, materials used, and level of customization required.

    Many of our clients which want a more luxurious bathroom renovation end up paying about $6,000 to $10,000 on fittings alone as they are renovating to add luxury and comfort in their lives. Others are renovating to upgrade their bathroom from an old and dated space to a bathroom with minor structural change to enlarge a space into something more up to date and modern. This minor structural change could include incorporating a toilet which will require drawings by the architect and constructing additional waste pipes.

    Some clients who are looking at luxurious fittings may include a free standing bathtub from Kado (a hotel luxury brand from Reece) that comes upto $3000. Or they may be going for a particular theme in terms of design whether it is a spa inspired bathroom or a contemporary bathroom with feature walls.

    Spotlight on some of our luxury bathroom renovations

    Vintage Bathroom renovation of a 1920’s bungalow in Auckland:

    This bathroom renovation while not a very expensive bathroom, features some premium fixtures such as its free standing bathtub and Edwardian looking vanity. We also faced the challenges of working within a fairly tight space with fittings that were relatively on the larger side. See full project specifications for the bathroom below + Pictures.

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    This bathroom features a vintage bath, Edwardian basin, vintage subway tiles, and antique looking brass tapware.

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    Vintage bathroom with a large double wet area.

    Bathroom Renovation in West Harbour

    4 bathrooms were renovated in the full home renovation in Auckland as this was a large scale and extensive home renovation. The older bathrooms were dated and were renovated to include large tiles, spacious bathrooms, mid-range vanity and bathtub as well as a custom built glass shower. This type of a bathroom does not feature luxury fixtures but instead is a mid range bathroom within a large scale home renovation. See full project specifications for project below + Before and After pictures. 

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    Bathroom renovated in West Harbour as part of an extensive full home renovation in Auckland.

    Bathroom Renovation in Redvale

    This bathroom was renovated in a contemporary style with matte greyish hued tiles for the floors and walls, free standing bathtub, custom vanity and benchtop, and a tiled shower. See full project specifications + Pictures. 

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    In conclusion a bathroom renovation will make a significant amount towards the overall renovation costs depending on the number of bathrooms, the premium fittings you choose as well as any structural changes that you might be doing. Not all clients that are getting an extensive full renovation get luxurious bathrooms, sometimes they are just upgrading the bathroom to include modern conveniences.

    Outdoor home renovations to include Indoor outdoor living – How much does landscaping contribute to the overall renovation cost in a home renovation?

    What does landscaping for a full home renovation look like? This type of landscaping usually includes the following:

    • Outdoor deck and Pergola
    • Outdoor cooking areas to include a BBQ, or a Pizza oven
    • Pathways and Paving
    • Electric gates and Fencing
    • Standard green lawn

    What does it cost to create an outdoor deck?

    This will depend on the size of the deck, the material used and the complexity of the design. Some of the more premium choices for deck for this scale of a home renovation is Kwilla. According to industry estimates, the cost of building a Kwila deck in New Zealand can range from $350 to $550 per square meter.

    In addition to the cost of building the Kwila deck, you should also consider ongoing maintenance costs. Kwila is a hardwood that requires regular oiling to maintain its appearance and prolong its lifespan. Therefore, you should factor in the cost of regular maintenance when budgeting for a Kwila deck.

    Spotlight: This home that we renovated includes a Kwilla deck with steps that go towards the fencing of the home. This deck provides ample space for entertaining and gives spectacular views of the seaside in front of it.

     

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    The steps leading up the fence of the house. If you are adding additional features like seating then the cost of the deck will increase.

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    If you are not creating your deck with Kwilla, then there are other options like basic timber which will on an average cost between $1000 to $2000 per square meter. A composite deck will cost between $1500 and $2,500, and hardwood would be between $2000 and $4000 per square meter.

    How much does it cost to build a pergola in Auckland?

    The cost to build a pergola will also depend on the material used, size, and complexity of design. The average cost to build a standard pergola will be between $3,000 and $5,000. Pergolas are a great addition to enhance the design of your outdoor space.

    How much does it cost to incorporate an outdoor cooking area?

    Renovation costs for an outdoor cooking area in Auckland can vary depending on factors such as size, materials, appliances, labor, and additional features. The cost of outdoor cooking appliances such as grills, pizza ovens, and smokers can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars each. The materials used for the outdoor cooking area, such as stone, brick, or wood, can also impact the cost. Labor costs for installation and any additional features like seating and dining areas can add to the overall cost. As a general guideline, a fully-equipped outdoor cooking area can cost several thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars.

    How much does it cost to create pathways and pavements? How much does it contribute to the overall renovation costs?

    As a rough estimate, you can expect to pay between NZD $50 and $150 per square meter for a basic concrete or gravel pathway, while more expensive materials like pavers or natural stone can cost between NZD $100 and $200 per square meter.

    Other factors that can impact the cost of building outdoor pathways include the amount of site preparation required, any necessary grading or excavation work, and the cost of any additional features such as lighting or landscaping.

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    This home renovation in Auckland features a driveway by pouring concrete that was matched in shades with the exterior of the home.

     

    See full details of this project with Before and After Pictures

     

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    Before the Renovation

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    After the Renovation

     

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    The outdoor renovation part of the project included painting the walls from red brick to a more subtle grey, creating pathways and small gates between areas of the large property.

     

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    Pathways were created throughout the property for easily accessing different areas of the outdoor spaces. You can see that blocked pavement was created with pebbles to elevate the overall design of the outdoor area.

    How much do electric gates in NZ cost?

    lectric gates are a popular choice for homeowners in New Zealand looking for added security and convenience. If you’re considering installing electric gates on your property, it’s important to understand the costs involved.

    The cost of building electric gates in New Zealand can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of gate, the materials used, the complexity of the installation, and the cost of labor in your area. In Auckland, the most populous city in New Zealand, electric gates are commonly installed to provide enhanced security and convenience.

    As a rough estimate, you can expect to pay between NZD $4,000 and $15,000 or more for electric gates in New Zealand. The cost of materials can vary widely depending on the type of gate you choose, with aluminum or vinyl gates being less expensive than those made from wood or steel.

    How much are electric sliding gates?

    The type of gate, such as sliding or swing gates, can impact the cost. For a sliding gate, you can expect to pay between NZD $6,000 and $12,000, while a swing gate can cost between NZD $4,000 and $8,000.

    How much is the installation of electric gates in Auckland?

    The complexity of the installation can also impact the cost. If additional features such as remote control, intercoms, or sensors are required, this can add to the overall cost. A basic electric gate system without any additional features can cost between NZD $4,000 and $6,000, while a more complex system can cost between NZD $8,000 and $15,000 or more.

    Labor costs can also vary depending on the contractor or company you choose. The level of experience and expertise required for the installation can also impact the cost. For a basic electric gate system, you can expect to pay between NZD $1,000 and $3,000 for installation, while a more complex system can cost between NZD $3,000 and $5,000 or more.

    How much do electric gates cost to run?

    Generally, the cost of maintenance for electric gates can range from NZD $100 to NZD $500 per year. This includes routine services such as cleaning, lubrication of moving parts, and testing of safety features.

    If the gate requires repairs or replacement of parts, the cost can increase significantly. For example, replacing a damaged gate opener or a malfunctioning sensor can cost between NZD $500 and NZD $1500 or more, depending on the complexity of the repair.

    Fencing Cost Per Meter Square

    As a rough estimate, you can expect to pay between NZD $100 and NZD $450 per linear meter for a standard timber fence in New Zealand. The cost can increase to NZD $600 to NZD $1000 per linear meter for a high-end timber fence or a fence made from materials like Colorbond steel, aluminum, or PVC. For a concrete fence, the cost can range from NZD $350 to NZD $800 per linear meter.

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    In addition to the materials, the height and length of the fence can also impact the cost. A higher or longer fence will require more materials and labor, resulting in a higher cost. For example, a standard 1.8-meter timber fence can cost between NZD $180 and NZD $810 per meter, while a 2.4-meter fence can cost between NZD $220 and NZD $1000 per meter.

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    The front door of the home is password protected for added security.

    The cost of labour can also vary depending on the contractor or company you choose. The level of experience and expertise required for the installation can impact the cost as well. The average cost of installation in New Zealand is around NZD $50 to NZD $70 per hour. However, the cost can be higher if additional work is required, such as leveling the ground or removing an old fence.

    Cost of a New Lawn in NZ – how much does garden landscaping cost?

    As a rough estimate, the cost of a new lawn can range from NZD $25 to NZD $55 per square meter, depending on the type of grass used and the preparation work required. The cost of a new garden can range from NZD $150 to NZD $350 per square meter, depending on the materials used and the complexity of the design. The cost of retaining walls can range from NZD $300 to NZD $700 per square meter, depending on the materials used and the height of the wall.

    The cost of labour can also vary depending on the contractor or company you choose. The average cost of installation in New Zealand is around NZD $50 to NZD $70 per hour. However, the cost can be higher if additional work is required, such as extensive site preparation or the installation of complex features.

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    We created designated areas for our clients to grow vegetables in their back courtyard.

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    All areas were divided by small gates for designated areas such as lawn, the front driveway, the vegetable garden and back courtyard.

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    We lay a medium sized lawn with fencing for outdoor entertainment.

    So How much does it cost to renovate a house for this scale of a home renovation?

    This kind of a home renovation like all others will depend on the scope of work as well as the size of the home. A kitchen renovation will cost you anything between $45,000 to $80,000 depending entirely on the size and the materials you choose. Bathroom renovations on the other hand will atleast average around $35,000 and more depending on the fitting you choose. The number of bathrooms that you have will also contribute towards the overall renovation costs.

    You also have to keep into account all the painting work, landscaping, double glazing and any security systems you are putting in place. On an average home renovations of this extent for a large home will be between $250,000 to $500,000.

     


     

    Budget Friendly Home Renovation Ideas 

    Renovating your home doesn’t have to be expensive. With a little bit of creativity and effort, there are many budget friendly home renovation ideas that can make a big impact. Some of these ideas include repainting walls or furniture, updating light fixtures or refinishing kitchen cabinets. DIY projects are another fun and creative project to do is upcycling old furniture as that provides another affordable way to update your home. We have provides some budget friendly renovation ideas below to help you transform your space without breaking the bank.

    Kitchen 

    1. New Countertops 

    A five digit kitchen renovation can include cabinets, worktops, and fixtures. Yet, if your cabinets are in reasonable condition, you can improve one of your home’s most used surfaces with brand new worktops. You may also be able to afford a more expensive material if you only need to cover a smaller amount of square footage.

    2. Change the Splashback 

    Replace a worn out splashback with one that brightens your kitchen and provides visual intrigue to offer a punch of design. Tile, stone, glass, ceramic, and beaded board are just a few of the alternatives available, giving you a wide range of options to pick a material that fits your budget. Another cost-effective choice is to only put in a splashback where it will offer the greatest level of protection, such as behind a range or close to a sink.

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    Splashback in kitchen

    3. Add a Faux Island 

    Having standalone cabinets or tables in a kitchen without an island can save money. All you need to do is move the component at will by installing rolling caster. It will cost you more to relocate if you include if you include more frills, such as cabinets with drawers. In your home renovations, start with a basic table if you want to stay inside your budget.

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    Kitchen island with cabinets and storage space

    4. Upgrade Cabinets or Cabinet Doors 

    Wallpaper, paint, and peel and stick wood goods. All are fantastic choices for giving antique cabinets a fresh look in your home renovations. Without having to add extra shelves, you may create easily accessible open storage in your house renovation Auckland by taking the doors off some top cabinets. In addition to fitting your budget, look for ways to update your home that will also improve how you use the area on a regular basis.

    Living Room 

    1. Update Flooring 

    Many peel and stick flooring solutions are thin enough that you can change the flooring in tour room without removing the old one. Even if you must remove the floor because you are no longer able to take it. A new floor can be an affordable, long-lasting job on its own in your house renovations.

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    New flooring in full house renovation

    2. Change Window Treatments 

    The addition of new fabric, window treatments, or a mix of the two can give a living room a lovely makeover. Older windows can be effectively concealed using a variety of do it yourself choice. In your budget friendly home renovations try to reuse the curtain rods and rings that are already there to save a little additional money.

    3. Install Dimmers 

    Finding the ideal balance of light may be difficult if your home lacks adequate overhead lighting. In older homes with fewer outlets accessible for floor and side lighting, this may be why your home lacks lighting. In your house renovations Auckland, we recommend installing dimmer switch as this can be a quick and simple solution to get better overhead lighting. When working, keep the lights bright. When relaxing, turn it down for softer ambient lighting.

    Bathroom 

    1. Add a Medicine Cabinet 

    A straightforward, cost-effective adjustment may give your bathroom both flair and storage. To add storage and a fresh aesthetic, swap out a plain wall mount mirror. Add a cork board or blackboard to the inside of the door if you’re feeling crafty for daily reminders and affirmations.

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    Medicine Cabinet for Extra Storage Space

    2. Wallpaper an Accent Wall 

    Wallpaper is an excellent project for a home makeover on a budget because it has gotten easier to complete, even for beginner DIYer. Wallpaper is a quick and easy way to add pattern and colour, and it’s entirely fine to use it only on one accent wall. However, if you’re not quite ready to take on proper wallpapering. Try the transient peel and stick variety. You don’t have to worry about trying out a current design trend because you can remove it easily if your décor style changes.

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    Accent Wall in Bathroom

    3. Add Storage 

    A purchased cabinet or open shelves might make all the difference if you lack built in storage. Look for pre-made storage solutions that are designed to maximise vertical space, such as tiered carts, leaning ladders and apothecary cabinets. They provide a lovely and useful storage alternative, and you can use them in place of ornamental elements like baskets.

    4. Swap Out Hardware 

    With new hardware, bathroom cabinets can be given a contemporary makeover. Choose various designs from the same family or combine various treatments for a more eclectic appearance. If your existing knobs lend themselves to a more sculptural flair, consider adding backplates.

    5. Safety Updates 

    Although towel bars and toilet paper rack are typically not particularly attractive fixtures, they offer a chance for you to increase the safety of your bathroom. It’s a wise investment at any moment, whether you’re thinking of someone else or yourself in the future.

    Bedroom 

    1. Add Interest to Walls or Ceilings 

    If your bedroom walls or ceilings are plain, you can simply add wainscoting or trim even without a supply of power tools. Even better, you can create the appearance of wainscoting by outlining a section of the wall with trim or timber, then using paint to connect the wall and trim to replicate the real thing. Without the expensive price, it appears high end. Select prefinished millwork to reduce labour costs. Alternative you can finish it yourself to reduce your home renovation budget.

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    Plants and paintings added to bedroom | Photo Credit – Unsplash

    2. Add a Headboard

    Add a headboard to your bedroom for a reliable way to modernise it. Whether it’s small and elegant or large and striking. They can be quite pricey when brought brand new. But DIY headboards offer many opportunities to maximise both your design and your spending power in your house renovations Auckland.

    3. Inset Display Shelves 

    Kid’s bedroom present a constantly changing home renovation challenge. They rapidly transition from toys and books to collectibles and beyond, and it can be challenging to find a place to store all of that stuff. Adding narrow, wall-to-wall shelves is a straightforward home improvement change that is inexpensive. They suit in a range of bedroom sizes, are affordable, and don’t take up a lot of space.

    Dining Room 

    1. Install a New Light Fixture

    Dining areas frequently live in a time warp cause by their lighting. However, for a few hundred dollars and a little electrical DIY, you can give your room a focal point that completely changes the atmosphere. Choose a convention chandelier or several pendants for a more modern look.

    2. Reinvigorate a Built In

    Obscured spaces, such as the wall or back panel behind shelves, don’t get much attention. But those are great stops to add pops of colour with paint or wallpapers. Another idea – swap out the door inserts for glass or apply coloured film to existing glass. These little touches can go a long way to making a room feel renewed.

    The wall of back panel that is hidden behind shelves, for example, receives little attention. However, those are excellent places to add splashes of colour using paint or wallpaper. Another option is to replace the door panels with glass or cover existing glass with coloured film. These small adjustments can have a big impact on how refreshed a space feels.

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    1. Create a Mini Mudroom

    Even in a small area, all you really need to construct a life-changing, cost-effective mudroom is a seat, a shelf, and some hooks. You can either combine used and repurpose pieces with less expensive newer items that function as a whole solution or you can purchase expensive organisers made specifically for this reason. If you have the room, it helps to have a cubby for each person of the family to simplify daily tasks.


    7. What should I look for when choosing a renovation company?

    Don’t get distracted by flashy websites, and nicely designed vehicles –  the right renovation company only needs to have experience, resources, organizational skills and a genuine interest in helping you renovate your dream home, see below on what you should look for.

    Here are the top 5 things Aucklanders should be looking for in a potential renovator:

    1. An impressive portfolio of past projects – Check for case studies and details of the renovation (specifications) and ask a lot of questions. Another reason why you want to choose a company with an impressive portfolio of past projects is that a company that has done a lot of renovations, would have also been through a lot lessons/mistakes along the way that you can avoid.
    2. A proven track record with projects of similar scale and detail – Make sure you choose company that has done work that is similiar if not the same as what you’re looking for. The mistake most people make is choosing a company that does everything, but an expert in nothing.
    3. Great communication – Clues are in their online reviews (unsolicited) and video testimonials (if any, not all companies have this and it’s not easy to get raving clients). Ask for details of past clients who are happy to be called and interview them, if a company can’t provide you a list of at least 5 – there may be red flags.
    4. Excellent organisational skills – This may be a bit difficult to judge, but it’s in the details such as:
      1. What was their sales process like? was it systemised?
      2. How was their follow up and their initiative?
      3. How well did the booking go with the office team?
      4. Was there a clear indication of next steps?
      5. How accurate was their proposal based on your requirements?
    5. Great real customer testimonials, and not from their website: Google them, visit other pages besides their website,  and check out their Facebook reviews/posts ( are there any negative comments?)
    6. Make sure they are affiliated with reputable suppliers: Make sure you know where they are getting their supply from to ensure you’re getting good quality fittings installed, and you’re also backed by independent product warranties.

     

     


     

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    If you’re looking for “specific” cost estimates, try our Renovation Cost Calculator Tools

     


    Further Resources for your home renovation

    1. Ideas for Kitchen renovations in our kitchen renovation gallery for kitchens we have renovated in Auckland
    2. Ideas for Bathroom renovations in our bathroom renovation gallery for bathrooms we have renovated in Auckland
    3. Featured projects and Client stories to see specifications on some of the projects.
    4. Real client stories from Auckland

     


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Will I have a choice of fixtures and fittings and can I supply them myself?

    Absolutely – if you would like to purchase anything directly and provide it for installation at the appropriate time then we have no objections to this but we always suggest clients to choose our suppliers for a number of reasons, we’re confident of the quality, we can manage the logistics, trade prices, and any troubleshooting during the renovation is easier since we can direct contact.

    Do I need to employ any other trades for the renovation?

    Generally an established renovation company will have all their trades setup and a network of suppliers they use and trust. It just makes the renovation a lot less stressful and cost-effective. A house renovation will typically require 8 – 10 different trades and if any of which are unreliable they will affect all other trades involved. For this reason we are reluctant to carry out a renovation if a customer wishes to employ trades separately.

    All the builders I’ve spoken to say they can do my Job. What makes Superior Renovations different?

    Yes, there are many builders out there today, but Superior Renovations are not just builders. We specialise in Home Renovations, and that is important when transforming existing properties into modern contemporary homes – our service isn’t limited to renovation but we also take care of the design process, consultation process with architects, consents and supplier communication/logistics.

    How long does a kitchen renovation take?

    Generally a kitchen renovation will be between 5-6 weeks from date of demolition and this assumes design is finalised and parts have been manufactured (not including splash back which takes additional time for manufacturing)

    How long does bathroom renovation take?

    Generally a bathroom renovation will between 3-4 week from date of demolition, however will be longer if it involves consent.

    How to plan house renovation?

    Work out exactly what you’re getting done first and receive a detailed scope of works from your renovation company. Once this is received, then you know what you need to consider – check lists are very helpful to simply the process otherwise it does become overwhelming. You’ll find plenty of check lists online (eg how to choosing a builder), also check out Superior Renovations E-book (plenty in there for you to use).

    How long does house renovation take?

    Normally full house renovations would take between 3-6 months dependant on the scope of the renovation, complexity and size of the renovation.

    How much to spend on full house renovation?

    The average spend for a full house renovation in Auckland (including bathrooms and kitchen) is between $80,000 - $160,000 dependant on the size of home, building requirements, choice of products/fittings and a number of factors.

    Do I need a building consent for my renovation?

    If you are carrying out building work you may need to apply for a building consent. Here are some examples of work that requires consent: Any structural building including new buildings, additions, alterations, accessory buildings (sheds), and re-piling Changes to original plumbing and drainage Site works for a building Retaining walls higher than 1.5 metres, or retaining walls with a building or driveway near the top Fences higher than 2.5 metres and any swimming pool fence Swimming pools Decks more than 1.5 metres from ground level If in doubt we recommend you ring your local council and discuss your project with them.

    Need more information?

    Take advantage of our FREE Complete Home Renovation Guide (48 pages), whether you’re already renovating or in the process of deciding to renovate, it’s not an easy process, this guide which includes a free 100+ point check list – will help you avoid costly mistakes.

    Download Free Renovation Guide (PDF)

     

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        In our latest video, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Robert Knight from PDL to dive deep into how Wiser could revolutionize the way you think about your home. Imagine blinds that snugly close to retain warmth, a heat pump that kicks in just before things cool down, or lights that gently dim as you drift off to sleep. With Wiser, it’s not just about technology; it’s about creating a space that truly understands and adapts to your lifestyle.

        At Superior Renovations, we’re all about innovation and pushing boundaries. Partnering with forward-thinking companies like PDL allows us to bring you the latest and greatest in home automation technology, ensuring you’re equip with all the available options when it comes to choosing what you want for your home renovation.

        Stay tuned for future videos with Robert to understand more about safety features, Home Automation Features, Wiser Home App and their Designer Range.
        Visit our Showroom at Wairau Valley (16b Link Drive, Wairau Valley, Auckland) to explore more options from the Iconic Range by PDL by Schneider Electric. You can also consult our designers to help you choose the right lighting surface for your bathroom or kitchen design.

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          House Extension Cost in Auckland: Everything You Need to Know

          If you’re looking to expand your living space, a house extension is a great option. Not only can it add value to your property, but it can also give you the extra room you need without having to relocate. However, before you start planning, it’s important to understand the cost of a house extension.

          The cost of a house extension in Auckland can vary greatly depending on several factors, including the size of the extension, the type of materials used, and any additional features you want to include. As a rough estimate, a 50SQM ground floor house extension can cost between $175,000 and $250,000, which equates to $3,500m2 to $5,000m2 for a single storey extension. It’s important to note that this cost does not include the cost of adding bathrooms, kitchens, architectural fees, consent fees, GST or structural engineer fees.


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          Here are some reasons to consider adding a house extension:

          • You love your current location and don’t want to move.
          • You want to make specific changes to your home to make it more functional or aesthetically pleasing.
          • It may be more affordable to add an extension than to move to a larger home.
          • You’re attached to your current home and don’t want to leave.

          It’s essential to factor in all costs involved when planning a house extension project. To help you get an idea of the cost, we’ve created a house extension cost calculator that provides rough estimates. Keep in mind that this is just a tool for research purposes, and actual costs may vary based on specific factors.

          When planning for a house extension, it’s also important to consider any unforeseen expenses that may arise. For example, you may encounter unexpected structural issues or encounter delays that could add to the cost. By working with a reputable builder and allowing for a contingency budget, you can help ensure that your house extension project stays on track and within your budget.

          Adding a house extension is an excellent way to increase your living space and add value to your property. By understanding the costs involved and working with a reputable builder, you can ensure that your house extension project is successful.

          Adding extra space to your Auckland home can be a fantastic way to increase comfort and boost property value. House extensions are becoming increasingly popular in Auckland, allowing homeowners to maximize their living space without the stress of moving. In this blog, we’ll explore the costs associated with house extensions in Auckland, focusing on what you need to know about this exciting renovation project.

           

          Planning Your House Extension

          Before we dive into the costs, it’s important to start with a well-thought-out plan. Proper planning can help you save money in the long run. Here are some essential considerations:

          1. Determine Your Needs

          What’s your goal for the extension? Are you adding a bedroom, a bigger kitchen, or creating a multi-functional living area? Knowing your needs will guide the design and budget.

          1. Set a Realistic Budget

          Setting a budget is crucial. Be prepared for unexpected costs, as renovations often unearth surprises. A general rule of thumb is to budget at least 10-20% more than your initial estimate.

          Expanding your living space without the upheaval of moving? A house extension might be the perfect solution! But how much does it cost in Auckland? Unfortunately, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. This guide delves deeper, drawing on real-life examples and expert insights to empower you with valuable information before you embark on your renovation journey.

           

          Understanding the Budget Drivers to House Extension Projects:

          Size, But Not Always How You Think: While larger extensions naturally cost more, smaller projects might see higher per-square-meter costs due to fixed overheads like council permits. Remember, size is just one piece of the puzzle.

          Curb Appeal Counts: The Exterior and Foundation: Don’t neglect the exterior! While matching your existing cladding isn’t mandatory, cohesion is key. High-end or hard-to-source materials can significantly impact the cost. Cedar, though pricey, offers aesthetic longevity (35+ years!).

          Navigating the Bureaucracy: Council Consent: Building applications, resource consents, inspections, and other council requirements add up. Costs can range from hundreds to thousands depending on your project. Check your local council website for fee schedules and initial cost estimates.

          Optimizing Your Existing Layout: Reconfiguring your existing layout (walls, windows, doors) to accommodate the extension can be more expensive than a simple add-on, but the investment can be worthwhile. Open-plan layouts or seamless indoor-outdoor flow might be worth the splurge.

           

          The Cost Breakdown

          Now, let’s break down the costs associated with house extensions in Auckland:

          Design and Planning
          Architect fees $5,000 – $15,000
          Building consent $2,000 – $4,000
          Professional services (engineers, surveyors, etc.) $2,000 – $5,000
          Construction Costs
          Labor and materials $3,500 – $4,500 per square meter
          Foundation work (if required) $10,000 – $20,000
          Plumbing and electrical

           

          $5,000 – $10,000
          Permits and Fees
          Resource consent (if needed) Varies by project
          Building consent fees $1,000 – $5,000
          Interior Finishes
          Flooring, fixtures, and fittings $5,000 – $15,000
          Paint and wallpaper $2,000 – $5,000
          Joinery and cabinetry $7,000 – $15,000
          Contingency
          Reserve for unexpected costs 10-20% of the total budget
           
          Project Management
          Management Fee If you’re not managing the project yourself, factor in management fees.
           
          Additional Costs
          Temporary accommodation (if required): Varies by situation and location
          Landscaping and exterior finishes Varies by project and scope of works
           

          Remember that these are just estimates, and actual costs can vary depending on factors like the complexity of the project, location, and your choice of materials.

          Maximizing Your Investment

          To make the most of your investment, consider the following tips:

          1. Energy Efficiency

          Invest in energy-efficient design and materials to reduce long-term operational costs and increase the value of your property.

          1. Choose Quality Materials

          Opt for high-quality materials and finishes that will stand the test of time, reducing maintenance and replacement costs.

          1. Work with Professionals

          Hiring experienced professionals can save you money by avoiding costly mistakes and ensuring the project stays on schedule.

          1. Think Long-Term

          Design your extension with future needs in mind. A well-planned extension can adapt to changing family dynamics and lifestyle.

          House extensions in Auckland can be a rewarding investment, both in terms of added space and property value. While the costs may seem daunting, careful planning, budgeting, and working with skilled professionals can help you achieve your dream extension while staying within your budget.

          Remember, every project is unique, and costs can vary significantly. For an accurate estimate tailored to your specific needs, consult with a local architect or builder experienced in house extensions in Auckland.

          If you’re ready to take the next step, reach out to reputable professionals who can guide you through the process, ensuring a successful house extension project in beautiful Auckland.

          House Extension Cost Calculator NZ

          Note: Calculator has been updated to reflects prices in the year 2023, estimates generated by the calculator is subject to change. The prices are based on average costings in the Auckland region, price’s may vary in other regions of New Zealand (eg cost of consent).

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          Note: Estimate does not include cost of ground work (due to a wide range of variables), additional site visits by Architect or Engineer and doesn’t include council fees (which is dependant on value of project) – see link for more information on council fees.

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            To sum up

            Is the house extension cost calculator (Auckland) free to use?

            Yes it is free to use, no obligations, it is developed by Superior Renovations to provide costing advice about house extensions, and also in response to popular requests.

            How much does it cost to extend a house per square metre?

            Square metre rate to extend a house is normally between $3,000 - $4,500 dependant on the complexity and scope of works.

            Cost of adding a second storey to a house?

            The cost to add a second storey to a house can be 40% - 60% more compared to a standard one storey extension.

            Does a house extension require building consent?

            Doing a house extension does require building consent because structural alterations will be done, plus change in foot print. Consulting with an architect and structural engineer is expected in house extensions.

             

            Please note: For every project there can be so many cost factors which will affect the accuracy of this calculator. Always seek professional advice and quotations from contractors. Never use this calculator as a foundation for your allowances or finances. Rates & material costs vary from region to region, we have provided an estimate on state cost variables at the bottom of the calculator. Whilst all information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information generated from the calculator. The information may change without notice and Superior Renovations is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

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            Kitchen renovations are an important part of any household makeover. There are lot of things to consider for example vinyl vs tiles, new cabinetry and more. Kitchen renovations can potentially increase the value of your home by 10%. Most of our clients renovate their kitchens to add functionality and comfort to suit their lifestyle.


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            What goes into a full kitchen renovation?

            1. Planning and design: The first step in a kitchen renovation is to plan and design the new layout. This involves considering your needs and preferences, as well as any limitations of the existing space. You may work with a kitchen designer or contractor to create a 3D rendering of the new kitchen.
            2. Demolition and removal: The next step is to remove the old cabinets, countertops, and appliances. This can involve tearing out walls, removing flooring, and disconnecting plumbing and electrical systems.
            3. Structural changes: If you are making any structural changes to the kitchen, such as removing a wall or adding a window, this is typically done at this stage.
            4. Plumbing and electrical work: Once the old kitchen has been removed, the plumbing and electrical systems can be updated or moved to accommodate the new layout. This may involve installing new plumbing fixtures, rewiring the electrical system, and adding new outlets and switches.
            5. Flooring and wall finishes: Once the plumbing and electrical work is complete, the new flooring and wall finishes can be installed. This may involve laying new tile, hardwood flooring, or laminate flooring, as well as painting or installing new wallpaper.
            6. Cabinets and countertops: The next step is to install the new cabinets and countertops. This may involve customizing cabinets to fit the new layout, as well as selecting the type of countertop material, such as granite, quartz, or marble.
            7. Appliances: Once the cabinets and countertops are in place, the new appliances can be installed. This includes the refrigerator, range, oven, dishwasher, and any other appliances that are part of the new kitchen design.
            8. Finishing touches: The final step is to add the finishing touches, such as lighting fixtures, cabinet hardware, and decorative elements. This helps to create a cohesive and polished look for the new kitchen.

            Overall, a full kitchen renovation can take several weeks to several months to complete, depending on the scope of the project and any unexpected challenges that may arise. It is important to work with a reputable contractor who can help manage the project timeline and budget, and ensure that the final result meets your expectations.

             

            What Surprises People About Kitchen Renovation Costs

            Embarking on a kitchen renovation project is an exciting venture for many homeowners, promising a refreshed and modern culinary space. However, behind the glossy catalog images and Pinterest-perfect kitchens lie unexpected costs that often catch people off guard. In this blog, we’ll delve into what surprises people the most about kitchen renovation costs and unveil some lesser-known facts that could impact your budget.

             

            Structural Changes: The Silent Budget Buster:

            Many homeowners dream of open-concept kitchens, but what they may not realize is the potential need for structural changes. Knocking down walls or altering the layout can significantly impact the budget. The cost for such alterations varies depending on factors like load-bearing considerations and electrical rerouting.

             

            Hidden Issues Lurking Beneath the Surface:

            Once the demolition phase begins, hidden issues might surface. Outdated plumbing, electrical problems, or structural deficiencies can send your budget skyrocketing. A comprehensive pre-renovation inspection is crucial, yet many homeowners overlook this step. Unexpected problems can add an average of $1,000 to $3,000 to the overall renovation costs.

             

            Cabinet Conundrum: Quality vs. Cost:

            Cabinets play a pivotal role in kitchen aesthetics and functionality, but the cost of quality cabinets is often underestimated. Low-cost cabinets might seem like a bargain, but they may not withstand the test of time. Investing in durable materials and well-constructed cabinets is essential. The average cost of cabinets can range from $5,000 to $25,000 or more.

             

            Appliance Sticker Shock:

            Upgrading to high-end appliances can be a pleasant surprise for your kitchen, but the cost may not be as delightful. A comprehensive appliance package can easily add several thousand dollars to your budget. Homeowners should allocate 10-15% of their budget for kitchen appliances, which includes delivery and installation.

             

            Professional Fees and Permits:

            Hiring professionals and obtaining necessary permits are often overlooked aspects of kitchen renovations. Architects, designers, and contractors all come with fees that can accumulate quickly. Additionally, building permits are essential for structural changes and can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars. It’s crucial to include these expenses in your initial budget planning.

             

            Embarking on a kitchen renovation journey requires careful planning and a realistic understanding of potential costs. From structural changes to hidden issues and quality considerations, being aware of these surprises can help you navigate the renovation process more effectively. Always factor in a contingency budget to accommodate unexpected expenses, ensuring that your dream kitchen doesn’t turn into a financial nightmare.

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            The Average Cost of a New Kitchen Renovation in Auckland

            Outdated decor, cumbersome layout and faulty appliances can take the joy out of cooking. These things usually lead to people wondering about renovating their kitchen. However the starting point can often leave people feeling overwhelmed and delaying the project altogether.

            Determining a budget for your kitchen renovation

            1. Assess your current kitchen: Take a step back and look at your kitchen. What is it that actually makes your current life harder in the kitchen? Is it the space? the functionality? inconvenient layout or the dated bench-top, cupboards and design. Your next step should be to see what your needs are as a family and how you use your kitchen. For example if you entertain a lot then you might want to get an island added. However if you do not cook much then you might just want to upgrade a few things in the kitchen. Always renovate based on what your family uses the kitchen for. In terms of design and themes, do some research on kitchen renovation ideas. There are plenty of resources online which can help you get a rough idea of the type of style your family prefers.
            2. Plan a Budget: Your budget will determine the extend of renovation that can be carried out. Your budget will eventually determine your plan. Moving plumbing and electric outlets can prove to be expensive. Hence if your budget does not allow it then think about working with the current layout of your kitchen. Our kitchen renovation cost calculator below will give you a basic idea on how much different aspects of a new kitchen renovation will cost in NZ and Auckland.
            3. Research and choose the right company: Every renovation company offers something unique to its clients. However not every renovation company will provide what you need in terms of renovations. Hence choose the company carefully to fit your needs. Do some research online and meet various companies to see how they conduct business. This will give you an idea of what they will be like during the renovation process. When you meet representatives from a company, always ask them for their past case studies, references from their old clients, the warranties and guarantees they will provide. Check out our checklist to see what questions to should be asking your builder/company.

            The cost of a new kitchen will depend on your layout, personal preferences, quality of chosen fittings, bench-top choice, tiling options, extra extras and the list goes on! We’ve outlined the average costs below to give you a quick idea, but you can enter your exact details into the kitchen hen renovation cost calculator to receive a rough estimate.

            For many Auckland homeowners, revitalising their kitchen is top of their home renovation wishlist. Renovating your kitchen from an exhausted and run-down space into a modern room perfect for cooking and dining is a dream that many of us have. However most of us  are unsure of the kind of costs involved in kitchen renovations. From cheap fitted kitchens that can be done yourself, to a high-end bespoke kitchens, we’ve put together a guide that can help you to budget for a new kitchen.

             

            A bit about the Kitchen Cost Calculator (NZ)

            When looking at the price of renovating a kitchen especially in Auckland, it is important to understand what this price actually covers. Generally, when looking at the cost of a Kitchen Renovation, the prices you will see will cover the price of the units themselves (ie, the cupboards and cabinets), demolition, plumbing, flooring, electrical works, gas fitting, and the cost of installing them in your home. Prices will also generally exclude the cost of appliances – such as ovens, fridges, extractor fans and dishwashers.

            This Kitchen Renovation Cost Calculator is designed only for you to get an indication of what you can expect to invest based on the provided information. There are additional factors that could have an impact on the cost of the project. The estimate pricing also reflects what we do which is a full kitchen renovation, custom-designed and manufactured, not for partial renovations/alterations. The fixed estimates for each cost factor is also based on averages, so allow a 10-15% variance.


            Eg. For removal of a load bearing wall, additional plumbing, new added kitchen etc)
            Common add-on to Kitchen Renovations

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              Is the Kitchen Renovation Cost Calculator (NZ) free to use?

              Yes, it was developed by Superior Renovations for the purpose of providing costings for kitchen renovations to visitors, and it this was partly triggered by popular request.

              What is the average cost of a standard Kitchen Renovation?

              The average cost (inclusive of materials, design, proejct mangement, labour, plumbing and electrical) can range from $19,000 to $29,000 dependant on choice of materials/fittings. Not including cost of appliances.

              Does renovating a kitchen require building consent?

              Renovating a kitchen does not require building consent unless there is alterations to the buildings structure such as removal of a wall.

               

              Please note: Whilst all information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. The information may change without notice and Superior Renovations is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

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              Bathroom Renovation Cost Calculator Tool (NZ)

              Bathroom renovations are an important part of any household makeover and there are a lot of things to consider, vinyl vs tiles, new cabinetry and more. Bathroom renovations have great potential to increase the value of your home for resale, or make it more functional for your family.


              Click here to be taken straight to the bathroom renovation cost calculator


              Here are some factors that can impact the cost of renovating a bathroom:

              1. Size of the bathroom: The larger the bathroom, the more materials and labor will be required, which can drive up the cost of the renovation.
              2. Type of renovation: A complete bathroom remodel, which involves moving fixtures and updating plumbing and electrical systems, will typically cost more than a simple cosmetic update.
              3. Materials used: The cost of materials, such as tiles, fixtures, and cabinets, can vary widely depending on the quality and style selected.
              4. Labor costs: Labor costs can vary depending on the scope of the renovation, the experience and expertise of the contractor, and the location of the project.
              5. Consent fees: Depending on where you live, you may need to obtain permits for certain types of bathroom renovations. These fees can add to the overall cost of the project.
              6. Plumbing and electrical work: If your bathroom renovation involves moving fixtures or updating plumbing and electrical systems, these costs can add up quickly.
              7. Accessibility needs: If you require an accessible bathroom with features like grab bars, a walk-in shower, or a raised toilet, these modifications can add to the overall cost of the renovation.
              8. Design choices: Certain design choices, such as high-end finishes or custom-built cabinetry, can also impact the cost of the renovation.

              By considering these factors and planning carefully, you can create a realistic budget for your bathroom renovation and avoid unexpected costs along the way.  When renovating a bathroom, there are certain factors that can be difficult to anticipate and can impact the overall cost of the project. Here are a few things to consider:

              1. Hidden damage: Once you start tearing apart walls and floors, you may uncover hidden damage, such as water damage or mold. This can require additional work and materials to fix, which can increase the cost of the renovation.
              2. Unforeseen complications: Sometimes, unexpected complications can arise during the renovation process, such as unexpected plumbing or electrical issues. These complications can require additional work and materials to address, which can drive up the cost of the project.
              3. Delays: Renovations can be impacted by unforeseen delays, such as backordered materials or unexpected construction challenges. These delays can extend the timeline of the project and add to the overall cost.
              4. Changes in design: If you make changes to the design or scope of the project midway through the renovation, this can add to the overall cost of the project.
              5. Permit or inspection fees: As mentioned previously, building permits may be required for certain types of bathroom renovations, and inspection fees may be charged to ensure that the work meets building standards. These fees can add to the overall cost of the project.

              To factor these variables into your costings, it is important to set aside a contingency fund in your budget. This can help cover unexpected costs and ensure that you are prepared for any unforeseen challenges that may arise during the renovation process. Additionally, it is important to work with a reputable contractor who can help identify potential challenges and develop a realistic budget and timeline for the project.

               

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              How much does it cost to renovate a bathroom – NZ average

              Pricing guide

              Once you know your exact reason to renovate then you can start planning your budget for your renovation. If you are carrying out your renovation through a renovation company then your renovation would include demolition, supplying of products and fixtures, installation, water proofing, flooring, painting and most importantly project management.

               

              Type of Bathroom Renovation Average Bathroom Renovation Cost
              Standard Bathroom Minor Alterations (Not Demolishing Everything)

              If you’d like to keep the cost of your bathroom renovation on the low side or at least lower than the average cost, you have options. Instead of completely rearranging the bathroom, it’s less expensive to leave the sink, bathtub, shower and toilet where they are. Simply swap the older models for newer, updated versions.

              $8,000 – $13,000 (this would be applicable as a DIY job or if you just get a plumber to replace some fixtures. This is not applicable when using a renovation company). 
              Mid Range Bathroom Renovation

              Renovating a bathroom has several benefits for the homeowner, aside from making the room look better and improving its function. Adding another sink to a master bathroom, improving the lighting and making the shower function better are a few examples of bathroom updates that pay off in the long run. This type of bathroom renovation is done usually with a mix of mid-range fixtures, and few premium fixtures.

              $26,000 – $32,000 (with a renovation company to include materials, all labour and, fixtures and project management) 
              Custom Bathroom Renovation (high-end)

              If you have a bit more to spend, you can upgrade your renovation in a few ways. One option is to get higher-quality, custom countertops, such as quartz or custom-cut granite. Also, you may want to invest in higher-quality fixtures, such as faucets made of bronze or copper and solid wood, glazed cabinets.

              $34,000 – $40,000 + (with a renovation company to include materials, all labour and, fixtures and project management)  

               

              Example’s of completed bathroom renovations

              Completed by Superior Renovations


              This Bathroom Renovation Cost Calculator is designed only for you to get an indication of what you can expect to invest based on the provided information  – but there are more factors that could impact on the cost of the project (Eg type of cabinets, type of tile, repair work required, necessary plumbing works, custom requests etc)

              Once you’ve generated an estimate and completed the form – you would be emailed a break-down of costs and estimate – we will then follow up with you to discuss your estimate and answer any questions you may have.

              Bathroom Renovation Cost Calculator 

              What kind of bathroom are you looking to undertake?
              Only applicable if you are getting a full bathroom renovation, to be installed prior to tiling.
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              Length x Width (metres) = Square Metre
              Cost of tiling will be calculated on average cost of product cost.
              Normally done together along with the bathroom renovation because it works out to be more cost-effective.
              If there is going to be additional plumbing or structural changes involved, it’s likely you’ll require consent. For more information about this, visit this blog https://superiorrenovations.co.nz/what-renovations-need-building-consent-in-auckland/
              A common add-on for those who currently have a low pressure hot water cylinder, it will give you more options for fittings and improve water flow and heating efficiency.

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                To sum up

                Is the Bathroom Renovation Cost Calculator (NZ) free to use?

                Yes, it was developed by Superior Renovations for the purpose of providing costings for bathroom renovations to visitors, and it this was partly triggered by popular requests.

                What is the average cost of a standard Bathroom Renovation?

                The average cost (inclusive of materials, design, project management, labour, plumbing and electrical) can range from $18,000 to $24,000 dependant on choice of materials/fittings.

                Does renovating a bathroom require building consent?

                Renovating bathroom does not require building consent unless there is alterations to the buildings structure such as removal of a wall, or change in the plumbing (adding or removing)

                Please note: Whilst all information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. The information may change without notice and Superior Renovations is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

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                New Pergola Cost Calculator NZ for 2024 (updated)

                Dreaming of adding a touch of luxury and elegance to your outdoor space? Look no further than a pergola! These beautiful structures provide shade, define areas, and create a stunning focal point for your backyard. But how much does a pergola cost? We’ve got you covered!


                Click here to use our Pergola Cost Calculator and get a personalized estimate based on your needs.


                Here are some factors that can impact the cost of a a new pergola

                Several factors influence the cost of your pergola project, just like building your dream bathroom.

                Here’s what to consider:

                1. Size: Naturally, larger pergolas require more materials and labor, increasing the overall cost. So, determine the space you want to shade and enjoy.
                2. Material Marvels: Wood, vinyl, aluminum, and even fabric offer diverse price points and aesthetics. Choose the material that suits your style and budget.
                3. Location, Location, Location: Costs can vary depending on your region due to labor rates and material availability. Factor in your local market dynamics.
                4. Fancy Features: Do you crave a built-in seating area, retractable roof, or intricate latticework? These add-ons will impact the price tag.
                5. Permit Ponderings: Check local regulations for any necessary permits, which can add to the project cost.
                6. Foundation Focus: Consider the foundation needed for your pergola, be it concrete footings, pavers, or a deck integration. This choice influences the cost.
                7. Embrace Simplicity: Remember, simpler designs with fewer customizations often translate to lower costs. Prioritize your must-haves and explore cost-effective alternatives.
                8. Unexpected Twists: Like bathroom renos, hidden issues like uneven ground or termite damage might require additional work, affecting the budget. Plan for a contingency fund.

                By carefully considering these factors and using our Pergola Cost Calculator, you can confidently plan your pergola project and create a beautiful outdoor haven that fits your budget. So, go ahead, unleash your pergola dreams and transform your backyard into a personal oasis!

                About this Pergola Cost Calculator

                This cost calculator is for a standard aluminum framed (3mm thick) pergola (in either black or white) that includes clear PVC for the roof. Doesn’t include any electrical works (eg LED installation or automation) and doesn’t include scaffolding (if needed) and/or Louvres (different rates for this). See below image on examples for what you’ll be getting an estimate for.

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                This Pergola Cost Calculator (Updated on January 2024 to reflect market prices of product and labour) is designed only for you to get an indication of what you can expect to invest based on the provided information  – but there are more factors that could impact on the cost of the project so should only be used for research purposes. The estimate includes installation.

                Once you’ve generated an estimate and completed the form – you would be emailed a break-down of costs and estimate – we will then follow up with you to discuss your estimate and answer any questions you may have.


                New Pergola Cost Calculator (2024)

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                Width x Length (Meters)
                Will typically cost more if being installed on a second level due to extra labour hours incurred and ease of access.
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                Cost of blinds depend on length, this would be calculated based on our average length of 1.5m
                To include demolition of existing and hire of skip bin

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                  To sum up

                  Is the Pergola Cost Calculator (NZ) free to use?

                  Yes, it was developed by Superior Renovations for the purpose of providing costings for pergolas to our audience, and it this was partly triggered by popular requests.

                  What is the average cost of a standard pergola?

                  The average cost (inclusive of materials, design, project management, labour and installation) can range from $5,000 to $10,000 dependant on size

                  Does renovating a pergola require building consent?

                  Add a pergola does not require building consent unless there is alterations to the buildings structure such as extending an existing deck

                  Please note: Whilst all information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. The information may change without notice and Superior Renovations is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

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                  年新西兰浴室翻新费用计算器 (已更新) – Superior Renovations

                  浴室翻新是住宅装修的重要组成部分,需要考虑很多事情,例如:地板瓷砖与塑胶地板的比较,新橱柜等等。浴室翻新可以大大增加您的房屋转售价值,或使其更符合您的家庭使用需求。

                  如果您正在考虑翻新浴室,以下6个方面的信息可以为您提供参考:

                  1. 预算 – 在开始翻新之前,您应该制定预算和考虑可能产生的费用。
                  2. 设计 – 确定一个您喜欢的风格和装饰主题,考虑空间大小和功能需求。
                  3. 材料 – 选择适合您的预算和设计主题的浴室用品,例如瓷砖,淋浴器,马桶和洗脸盆。
                  4. 水电工程 – 如果您需要更改水电布线或安装新的设备,请咨询专业人士的意见并确保工程开始之前安排好相应的时间。
                  5. 安装 – 如果需要安装浴室设备,请咨询专业人士的意见或专业的安装,以确保设备正确安装。
                  6. 维护 – 翻新浴室后,定期维护浴室设备和清洁空间可以有助其保持保持良好的使用状态和和延长其寿命。

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                  希望您能通过我们最新版的浴室装修计算器,结合已提供的信息,对您的浴室装修投资有一个初步的预期判断。另,仍有其他因素可能会影响项目的成本(例如:橱柜类型、瓷砖类型、维修工作、必要的水电工程、定制要求等)。

                  当您完成了估算并提交表格,我们将通过电子邮件的形式向您发送估算明细,并会有后续跟进,与您讨论该估算明细,或回答您可能有的任何问题。

                  您考虑进行何种类型的卫浴翻新?
                  仅适用于整体卫浴装修,需要在铺设瓷砖之前安装。
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                  长*宽(单位:米)=面积
                  瓷砖的价格将按产品均价计算。
                  因为同时装修浴室和独立的卫生间更节省成本,所以建议可以与浴室装修一起进行。
                  如果装修中要涉及额外的管道或房屋结构变化,大概率需要申请建筑许可。建筑许可更多信息,欢迎访问该博客 https://superiorrenovations.co.nz/what-renovations-need-building-consent-in-auckland/
                  对于仍在使用低压电热水器的家庭来说,通常会在装修时选择更换高压电热水器作为附加项目。因为高压热水器可以适配更多的浴室洁具配件,并且可以提高出水流量和加热效率。

                  发送结果至何处?

                  请在下方填写您的详细信息,您的结果将直接发送到您的电子邮件收件箱。(请确认您的垃圾邮件文件夹)


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                    浴室翻新费用计算器(新西兰)是否免费使用??

                    答案是肯定的,这个计算器是由 Superior Renovations 开发的,旨在向访问者提供浴室翻新费用的计算,这在一定程度上也是应我们访问者的普遍要求而开发的。

                    标准浴室翻新的平均费用是多少

                    标准浴室翻新的平均费用(包括材料、设计、项目管理、劳动力、水电工程)根据所选材料和配件的不同,价格在$24000-$28000新西兰元之间波动。

                    翻新浴室需要建筑许可吗?

                    除非更改建筑物的结构(例如拆除墙壁)或更改水电管道(增加或拆除),否则翻新浴室不需要建筑许可。

                    请注意: 虽然在发布时所有信息被认为是真实和有效的,但发布后的情况变化可能会影响信息的准确性。信息可能会在未经通知的情况下发生更改,Superior Renovations 对任何打印和存储的信息的准确性以及任何被用户解释和使用的信息不承担任何责任。

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                    厨房装修计算器(新西兰)- Superior Renovations

                    厨房装修是家庭改造的重要组成部分。有很多事情需要考虑,例如是选择塑胶地板还是瓷砖、如何选择新橱柜等等。

                    厨房翻新有可能使您的房屋增值10%。我们的大多数客户翻新厨房都是为了增加厨房的功能性和舒适度,以更好的适应他们的生活方式。


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                    整体厨房装修工程包括哪些内容?

                     

                    1. 规划设计:

                    厨房装修第一步是规划和设计新的布局。这需要考虑您的需求和偏好,以及现有空间的限制。您可以与厨房设计师或承包商合作,创建新厨房的 3D 效果图。

                     

                    1. 拆除:

                    下一步是拆除旧橱柜、台面和电器。这可能涉及到拆墙、拆除地板以及断开管道和电气系统。

                     

                    1. 结构改造:

                    如果您要对厨房进行任何结构性改动,如拆除墙壁或添加窗户,通常都要在这一阶段完成。

                     

                    1. 水管和电路改造:

                    拆除旧厨房后,可以更新或移动水管和电路系统,以适应新的布局。这可能涉及安装新的管道装置、重新布线电路系统以及添加新的插座和开关。

                     

                    1. 地板和墙面工作:

                    管道和电路工程完成后,就可以安装新的地板和墙面饰面。这可能包括铺设新瓷砖、硬木地板或复合地板,以及粉刷或铺新墙纸。

                     

                    1. 橱柜和台面:

                    下一步是安装新的橱柜和台面。这可能需要定制适合新布局的橱柜,以及选择台面材料的类型,如花岗岩、石英石或大理石。

                     

                    1. 电器:

                    橱柜和台面就位后,就可以安装新的电器了。这包括冰箱、灶台、烤箱、洗碗机以及任何其他属于新厨房设计的电器。

                     

                    1. 最后修饰:

                    最后一步是进行修饰,如安装照明灯具、橱柜五金件和装饰元素。这有助于为新厨房打造一个整体、精致的外观。

                     

                    总的来说,一个完整的厨房装修项目可能需要几周到数月的时间才能完成,具体取决于项目的范围和可能出现的任何意外情况。与信誉良好的承包商合作非常重要,他们可以帮助管理项目时间表和预算,并确保最终结果符合您的期望。

                    厨房装修费用让人惊讶的地方

                    对许多房主来说,开展厨房翻新项目是一项令人兴奋的冒险,因为希望通过装修获得一个焕然一新的现代化烹饪空间。然而,在光鲜亮丽的商品目录图片和 Pinterest 完美厨房的背后,往往隐藏着让人猝不及防的意外开支。在这篇博客中,我们将深入探讨厨房翻新费用中最让人吃惊的地方,并揭示一些可能影响您预算的鲜为人知的事实。

                     

                    结构变化: 无声的预算杀手:

                    许多房主都梦想拥有开放式厨房,但他们可能没有意识到这个需求存在着潜在的结构变化可能。拆除墙壁或改变布局会严重影响预算。此类改建的费用因承重考虑和电路改线等因素而异。

                     

                    隐藏在表面之下的隐患:

                    拆除阶段开始后,隐藏的问题可能会浮出水面。过时的管道、电气问题或结构缺陷可能会让您的预算飙升。全面的翻新前检查至关重要,但很多业主都忽略了这一步。意料之外的问题会使整个翻新费用平均增加 1,000 到 3,000 纽币。

                     

                    橱柜难题: 质量与成本:

                    橱柜在厨房美观和功能性方面起着举足轻重的作用,但优质橱柜的成本往往被低估。低价橱柜看似便宜,但可能经不起时间的考验。投资耐用材料和结构良好的橱柜至关重要。橱柜的平均价格从 5,000 纽币到 25,000 纽币不等,甚至更高。

                     

                    家电价格震惊:

                    升级到高端家电可以让你的厨房焕然一新,但费用可能不会那么令人愉快。一整套高端家电很容易就会增加数千纽币的预算。房主应预留预算的10-15%用于厨房家电,其中包括配送和安装费用。

                     

                    专业费用和许可证:

                    雇佣专业人员和获得必要的许可证是厨房装修中常被忽视的方面。建筑师、设计师和承包商的费用会迅速累积。此外,结构改造所需的建筑许可证也是必不可少的,这些许可证可能花费数百到数千纽币。在初期预算规划中,务必要包括这些费用。

                     

                    开始厨房翻新之旅需要仔细规划并切实了解潜在费用。从结构变化到隐藏问题和质量考虑,了解这些意外情况可以帮助您更轻松有效地驾驭装修过程。始终将应急预算考虑在内,以应对意外支出,确保您的厨房梦想不会变成一场财务噩梦。


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                    奥克兰新厨房装修的平均成本

                    陈旧的装饰、繁琐的布局和故障的电器会让人失去烹饪的乐趣。这些问题通常会让人们萌生翻新厨房的念头。然而,装修的起点往往会让人们感到不知所措,进而推迟整个项目。

                     

                    制定厨房装修预算

                    评估您当前的厨房

                     

                    1. 评估您当前的厨房

                    退一步看看您的厨房。是什么让您目前的厨房操作变得更加艰难?是空间、功能、不便的布局还是过时的台面、橱柜和设计。下一步,您可以考虑您的家庭需求是什么,以及您日常厨房使用习惯。例如,如果您经常招待客人,那么您可能会希望在厨房里加一个岛台。但如果您不常做饭,那么您可能只想升级厨房里的一些设备。一定要根据家人使用厨房的情况进行装修。在设计和主题方面,请对厨房翻新的想法做一些研究。网上有很多资源,可以帮助您大致了解家人喜欢的风格类型。

                     

                    2  规划预算:

                    您的预算将决定装修的范围。您的预算最终将决定您的计划。移动管道和电源插座的费用可能会很高。因此,如果您的预算不允许,请考虑利用厨房的现有布局。我们下面的厨房翻新成本计算器将为您提供一个基本概念,让您了解在新西兰和奥克兰,新厨房翻新的不同方面将花费多少成本。

                     

                    3. 研究并选择合适的公司:

                     每家装修公司都会为客户提供独特的服务,但并不是每家公司都能满足您的装修需求。因此,请仔细选择适合自己需求的公司。可以在网上做一些调查,并与多家公司会面,了解他们的经营方式,这样你就能知道在装修过程中他们会是什么样的表现。与其代表会面时,一定要向他们询问过去的案例研究、老客户的推荐信,以及他们提供的保修和保证。请查看我们的清单,了解您应该向装修公司或施工方询问哪些问题。

                    新厨房的成本将取决于您的布局、个人喜好、所选配件的质量、台面选择、瓷砖选择、额外费用等等。我们在下面列出了平均费用,让您有一个快速的概念,但您可以在厨房翻新费用计算器中输入您的确切细节,以获得一个粗略的估计。

                    对于许多奥克兰的房主来说,焕新厨房是他们家庭装修愿望清单上的首选。将一个破旧不堪的厨房改造成一个现代化的烹饪和用餐空间是许多人心中的梦想。然而,大多数人并不清楚厨房装修所需的具体费用。从可以自己动手安装的DIY厨房到高端定制厨房,我们整理了一份指南,帮助你为新厨房制定预算。

                     

                    关于厨房费用计算器(新西兰)

                    在考虑厨房装修价格时,尤其是在奥克兰,了解这个价格实际上包含什么是非常重要的。通常,厨房装修费用包括橱柜本身的价格(即橱柜和储物柜)、拆除、管道工程、地板铺设、电气工程、燃气安装以及将这些设施安装到您家的费用。通常价格不包括电器的费用,如烤箱、冰箱、抽油烟机和洗碗机。

                    这个厨房装修费用计算器旨在根据提供的信息为您提供一个预期消费的指南。还有一些额外的因素可能会影响项目的成本。估算价格反映的是我们所做的全套厨房装修,即定制设计和制造,而不是部分装修/改造。每个成本因素的固定估算值也是基于平均值,因此请预留10-15%的变动空间。


                    例,拆除承重墙、额外的管道工程、新增厨房等
                    (厨房装修的常见附加项目)

                    将结果发送到哪里?

                    请在下面填写您的详细信息,计算结果将直接发送到您的电子邮箱。(请仔细检查您的垃圾邮件文件夹)


                      防止垃圾邮件:

                       

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                      总结:

                      厨房翻新成本计算器(新西兰)是免费使用的吗?

                      是的,它是由 Superior Renovations 开发的,目的是为访客提供厨房翻新的成本计算,部分是应大众要求而开发的。

                      标准厨房翻新的平均费用是多少?

                      平均费用(包括材料、设计、项目管理、人工、管道和电气)从 19,000 纽币到 29,000 纽币不等,具体取决于材料/配件的选择。不包括电器费用。

                      翻新厨房是否需要建筑许可?

                      翻新厨房不需要建筑许可,除非对建筑结构进行改动,如拆除墙壁。

                       

                      请注意:尽管所有信息在发布之日均被认为是真实和正确的,但发布之后情况的变化可能会影响信息的准确性。信息变更恕不另行通知,Superior Renovations 对打印和存储的任何信息的准确性或用户以任何方式解释和使用的任何信息的准确性不承担任何责任。