Posts Tagged ‘renovating’

HOW TO: REVAMP THE HOME OFFICE

With more people working from home, 2018 has become the year of the home office. More and more people are investing into amazing home office setups to increase workflow, spark creativity and promote productivity. iThink Marketing & Communciations Coordinator, Kristy Reynolds has put together a list of tips and tricks you can implement to style your space and ensure you are getting the most out of your home office.   LOCATION, LOCATION! Gone are the days of allocating that crappy corner room to be your designated office space. Setting up camp in the smallest, darkest room of the house is just a recipe for disaster, it will only become unused and accumulate mess and clutter. Create a checklist of what you need in the space and what exactly you need… Read More »

RENOVATING A QUEENSLANDER

Queenslanders are packed full of original features, that deserve plenty of love and respect when renovating your home. Queenslander style houses provide great opportunities to value add to your home simply by respecting the original features that are loved by so many. We’ve asked Nicole Cox, also known as ‘The Builders Wife’ for some tips how to renovate a Queenslander whilst also respecting and preserving the original features. SOURCE: HANNAH PUECHMARIN VJ’s VJ boards are common in most Queenslander homes. The character they bring is both timeless and sought after. When painting your VJ’s, take a tip from the experts and spend time prepping your walls before applying the paint. Gapping your VJ’s is the best way to show them the love and respect they deserve and will create a… Read More »

TRENDS THIS SPRING

It’s time to shake off those winter blues and get ready for the warmer weather! Along with your spring cleaning what better time than now to refresh your home with some spring styling. To give you a little inspiration & direction iThink’s Sales & Marketing Consultant Kelly Martin has outlined some of the top trends this Spring! SOURCE: THREE BIRDS RENOVATIONS  WHITE IS ALWAYS RIGHT If you’re thinking of sprucing up your home with a fresh coat of paint you can never go wrong with white! While some may think it’s boring, white can set a very dreamy, open, airy & whimsical tone. It’s also matches everything and is the perfect blank canvas for further styling. While you may be thinking white is white, right? There are actually many shades… Read More »

REFRESH YOUR RENTAL BETWEEN TENANCIES

It’s a struggle to find time to renovate or repair your rental while a tenant is in place. So when your tenants are vacating and there is a week or two between tenancies you need to jump on this opportunity!  You want to achieve premium price and attract quality tenants so giving your investment a little TLC will go a long way.  iThink Property Manager, Tori Austen has a few tips to help ensure your property is in tip top shape.     PRESENTATION Before jumping head first, take the time to think about how you want your rental property to look & what type of tenants you want to attract. There is no question about it, prospective tenants are more attracted to well-presented properties. A well-presented property doesn’t just… Read More »

5 RENOVATING TIPS YOU MUST KNOW

Sometimes the hardest part in renovating is getting started. It can be a daunting experience but with solid planning your renovation can become a financial and personal success. iThink Sales & Marketing Associate Lana Holznagel, is currently in the process of renovating her home and has a few reno ‘must knows’ for you!   BUDGET, BUDGET, BUDGET Creating and setting a budget is a vital step when planning your renovation. Make a list of all your needs and wants & include everything from bathroom taps to paying your tradies. It can be easy to overspend when renovating so make sure you keep track of all your expenses. To help save on costs, shop around as much as you can and compare costs to make sure you get the best and… Read More »