Latest news: Bathroom eBook launched

Fix It Bathroom eBook

Cleaner, more beautiful lines. More accessible. Safer. These are just some of the advantages of 'wet area' bathrooms like this one. But a big disadvantage is the cost, right? Not necessarily, says Fix It Nelson's owner, Peter Billings. Read more ...


Secrets of Successful Renovations eBook launched

Secrets of Successful Renovations eBook
Let’s face it, renovating is a lot different to building a new home. In a new home you get to work on a clear building site, no need to tie new work into old, no need to work around a busy family, easier to bring in all the sub-trades as the same time constraints don’t exist and of course no concern about unknown or hidden challenges. 
Download your FREE copy of our eBook - The Secrets to Successful Renovation to help you avoid the pitfalls....

How a 1960s Nelson cottage got views, space and pzazz!

1960s villa renovationIt's hard to believe that when Rosemary and Philippe Gauthier first clapped eyes on this home overlooking magnificent Tahunanui Beach in Nelson, it was a sad and neglected two-bedroom cottage.
Fortunately, Rosemary and Philippe are people with plenty of vision – and so is Peter Billings, Pzazz Building’s Nelson owner.   Read more...  

Whats happened to the good old blokes shed?

Nz Blokes shedA bloke just ain’t a bloke without a shed. So said Jim Hopkins in the classic 1999 New Zealand book and documentary Blokes ‘n Sheds. But fifteen years and massive property revaluations later, the shed has taken on a completely new look.
It used to be that blokes’ sheds looked like ...

Top 10 best online sources of renovation inspirations

Renovation inspirationWant to renovate but not sure what look you want?
Here are ten of our favourite sources of renovation inspiration and ideas from New Zealand and around the world.

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