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Renovating can be daunting. We have put together all the information you need to make your renovation a success.


Before you begin

Before any renovation, you need to prepare the home and establish your objectives. In this section discover what you need to know and do before you start your renovation. More

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From contract to completion

Managing your renovation from contract to completion has never been simpler. Contracting, inspections, insurances and variations to your renovation are covered in this section. More


Hiring the right builder

Knowing which builder to choose can be daunting. Use these tips to ensure you engage the right builder for your renovation. More


Ideas, images and products

Incorporate your ideas and products into the renovation. By considering trends, health and safety, you are more likely to produce a renovation that suits you. More

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Planning your renovation

Being clear on what you want, setting achievable renovation goals and keeping a wish list all assist in a successful renovation process. More

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Renovator's checklist

Use the HIA members checklists to ensure you cover everything in your renovation. More