With a variety of lifestyle properties, spacious suburban homes and coastal designs, Illawarra, New South Wales offers plenty of opportunities to get creative with your home renovation. Australia’s current housing market provides all the more reason to improve the home you’re in by updating it as your lifestyle requires. Refresh Illawarra builders provide high-quality renovation builds, as well as expert advice on creating innovative renovation designs.

Why are Refresh Illawarra builders the best option?

Refresh Illawarra follows a unique process which provides a solution to many of the common issues that tend to come up within the home renovation sector. While most renovations have a reputation for going over time and budget, Refresh creates renovation designs around your budget and manages your project timeline for you, as well as your builder and contractors required. They will make sure your project is completed on time, on budget and is meticulously managed on your behalf.

What services do Refresh Illawarra builders offer?

Refresh builders offer a wide variety of services; starting with the design process and leading through to building and completion. Refresh also provides end-to-end project management and one point of contact throughout each renovation. Some of Refresh Illawarra’s services include:

  • Additions and alterations
  • Garage conversions
  • Kitchen renovations
  • Bathroom renovations
  • House extensions
  • Commercial renovations
  • Home renovations
  • Room additions

What should I know before renovating in Illawarra?

Before your renovation begins it is important to make sure it meets local regulations. One thing to be aware of is whether or not your home is heritage listed. Heritage listed homes are believed to be an important part of Illawarra’s history. If your home is listed you will need to submit an application either to your local council or to the Heritage Council.

Waste management is another thing to be aware of. Illawarra has strict waste management regulations in place in order to protect the local environment. Therefore, waste removal needs to be carried out according to the EPA Waste Guidelines. A Refresh Illawarra builder will ensure your renovation is carried out according to local standards and regulations.

Will my builder organise development approval?

Most renovation work does require council consent, however, your builder can advise on whether or not this applies to your specific project. Refresh building consultants work closely with local councils, which allows them to easily take care of development approval applications, planning permit applications and building permit applications on your behalf.

How much will my renovation or extension cost?

Staying within a set budget is a high concern for many homeowners as they enter into a renovation. While no renovation is the same, kitchen renovations tend to fall between $20,000 - $100,000+, bathroom renovations are roughly $30,000 - $50,000+ and same level extensions can cost anywhere around $2,200 per square metre. For a cost estimate accurate to your renovation, we recommend speaking with a building consultant.

*Please note: these cost estimates are rough guides only and are subject to change.  

Get started

Are you interested in making some changes to your home? Get in touch with an Illawarra building consultant to discuss your ideas and make them happen.

All Refresh Renovations franchises are independently owned and operated.
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