If you’re considering renovating your kitchen this year, it’s really important that you know what you’re up against in terms of cost.
Here, the Sydney-based home improvement platform, houseace, take us through a step-by-step look at all the costs involved in a kitchen renovation – from design fees and flooring, to plumbing and appliances.
The new owners of this home in the USA inherited a backyard shed that was far too large to ignore. With some clever DIY, they managed to turn their backyard "eyesore" into a moneymaker.
It took them a year of fitting in DIY work in the evenings and on weekends after their day jobs, but the couple now has one very cute tiny house for "beloved—and paying—guests," according to Apartment Therapy.
Home renovations hit a 14-year high last years as tighter lending conditions saw fewer Aussies move house.
In fact, the volume of renovations in the September 2018 quarter was 11 per cent higher than the same quarter in 2017.
And with the Australian property market set to fall further, this could well continue, says Master Builders Australia’s chief economist, Shane Garrett.