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....




Back yard make overs in time for summer

Fix It Renovations ezine October2014
Has it got warmer – or is it just me?
 
The sun came out this morning and lit up my sad-looking backyard. Time to get some makeover inspiration before barbecue season!

Inspiration #1: Taking your outdoor space to new levels
 

 


House in a garden

Fix it ezine house in a garden Design doesn’t get much more minimalist than this. Or as close to nature. Or, in fact, as earthquake-resistant. Every room with its giant floor-to-ceiling windows gives the impression of living inside a sheltered garden. The garden is visible when people are cooking, reading, playing – even taking a bath.  You can see why this family home in Sakura-shi, Japan, is called “the House in the Garden”.



Keeping it Kiwi

Keeping it Kiwi
There was a time when we Kiwis suffered from cultural cringe – but not any more.These days it’s not only fashionable to have Kiwiana in your home, it can be downright profitable, too!  
 
The décor in this 1950s bungalow belonging to Kate Alexander and Matt Kardos says “Proud to be a Kiwi.”







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