Get your "FIX" with us

renovation

August 5th, 2016 in

|   1 comment

Top 10 Really Useful Renovation Tips

Doing a Renovation can be a bit daunting at first, not to mention challenging. But with these top 10 tips you'll be able to get started with confidence. read more
A photo of a house being renovated

February 12th, 2016 in

|   0 comments

What Does It Cost To Renovate A House?

According to industry data the average cost to renovate a house is between $2,000 to $2,500 per square meter here in Australia, BUT.... In my own experience renovating custom projects that number is closer to between $2,500 to $4,000. read more
Time line of a renovation project

October 28th, 2015 in

|   1 comment

How long does it take to renovate a house?

it should take on average between 4 - 6 weeks of build time for every $80,000 dollars you plan on spending read more
renovation selections process

July 18th, 2015 in

|   2 comments

Selection’s process: What is it, and do I need an interior designer?

Selections process, what is it and do i need an interior designer? The selections process is what I call the system that i use for selecting all of the products, materials and various items that will be used in putting together your building project. The list of items can be somewhat daunting and will be driven by the scale and size of your project. In my opinion this is one of the most important steps in getting organised and setting yourself up for success. The list of selection items coul read more
Renovation Plans

July 18th, 2015 in

|   3 comments

The importance of having plans or sketches for your project.

Plans - You have an idea, time to get it onto paper. Do I draw something myself, engage a draftsman, architect, builder or building consultant? First things first, no matter how small or big your project is you must have a plan down on paper. Now I can hear some of you saying but I'm only doing some small internal modifications, or renovating a bathroom or I'm just removing a doorway, why would I need plans? The answer is you have to if you plan on having a successful building experience. The read more
Becoming an owner builder

July 18th, 2015 in

|   2 comments

Owner Builder Information

Becoming an owner builder, what does it mean, and is it for me? The definition of an owner builder is a person who obtains an owner builders certificate from completing an owner builders course (91509NSW) and then uses that certificate to apply to the relevant authority for an owner builder’s permit. That permit is then used for a construction project to manage trades and suppliers to complete works as agreed. You may only use an owner builder’s permit for one project in a period of five read more
Renovation Information

March 30th, 2015 in

|   0 comments

Introduction to Getting Started

This guide is designed to help educate owner builders and first time renovators about the essential steps required to complete any renovation or building project. Unsure where to start? Well you have come to the right place. read more

Learn to Renovate

Your Bathroom
like a PRO

and save Thousands

learn more

Free Ebook

Download

Renovation Junkies provides homeowners with essential DIY knowledge, trusted advice and tips on home improvement, giving you a place you can really fall in love with.

Leverage the power of DIY home renovation and improvement

Imagine the sense of achievement and pride you'll have in your handiwork everytime you show off that beautifully tiled bathroom, stylish Master Chef kitchen, or quirky attic extension.

At Renovation Junkies, we believe that upgrading the look and feel of your home yourself can be a sense of occasion. But we also know that finding the budget to inject a fresh new look into your home can be a big challenge.

Renovation Junkies was born out of the desire and passion to equip you with DIY knowledge so that you can enjoy a home you've always dreamed of without breaking the bank. And what better way to save money on your renovations than by managing the project yourself?

Our in-depth online renovation courses will teach you everything you need to know – taught by a professional builder. At Renovation Junkies we're all about empowering you with the right set of skills so that you can take control of your own renovation.

Here on the website you'll find best practice DIY advice, and comprehensive guidance for all types of home improvement and upgrade projects. You can access resources like ultimate home renovation guides and online courses which include:

  • Great research tips
  • Innovative renovation design and ideas
  • Tips on how to approach home renovation strategically
  • Project budgeting skills
  • 'How to' videos
  • Downloadable templates
  • Products and tools reviews

Find all the information you need to sharpen your DIY home improvement instincts and skills. From painting tips for a professional looking finish, to dealing with building contractors, to selecting the right finishes for your bathroom or kitchen renovation.

Helping turn home design dreams into reality

Is your home in dire need of a facelift? Your kitchen desperate for a makeover? Or do you need to create more space as your family grows in size? But what can you do if you can't afford to hire a building company? For those with limited budgets to work with, the rewards of DIY home improvement are beyond measure. If you're looking to add a real personal touch and value to your home nothing comes close to doing it yourself. Renovation Junkies makes DIY home improvement possible.