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We contracted Refresh Renovations to renovate our existing kitchen and convert part of the integral garage into a utility room and downstairs washroom. The work started one week before the country went into Lockdown, and quickly the work fell into difficulties with having to reduce the workers on site due to the need to maintain social distancing and problems obtaining supplies. The issues meant that the agreed timescales were eventually doubled, but despite this, the work was eventually completed. There were various specification changes due to the supply problems, but the team were very pro-active in bringing these changes to light and flexible in their approach to resolving these and other issues as they arose. Many thanks to Sergio, Christian and their always cheerful team for their work in bringing this project to a successful conclusion, and we are very happy with the final result.

Jeff Eastmond

I was delighted, after having had what I felt were a few quick quotes from others, when Martin came and spent about an hour with me at the first visit – so important to me as someone with no other way of judging the likely quality of end results from different builders. I felt Rick, our builder, and Martin, made an excellent team, with Martin providing excellent communication, and calling on Rick’s extensive knowledge of the construction side, whenever I asked a question Martin was not sure about. The process of negotiating with the council to maximise the size of the deck I was allowed was also invaluable.

The uncertainties of timelines for completion were I feel well explained, and set out in the contract, and although exceeded to some extent, I was comfortable with this having to some extent been forewarned about delays with council approvals.

Likewise, with the budget, it was higher than I had anticipated but seemed reasonable for the attention being paid to the project.

I would strongly recommend Refresh Renovations to someone not quite sure of how to go about the whole process of translating their idea into reality, and as I think the photos show, along with favourable comments from neighbours, the excellent end result is witness to the value of the careful, unhurried thought and planning which Martin and Rick put into every step along the way.

Gregory Aroney

Refresh Renovations did the best renovation on my flat - so creative, so well-priced, so precise and careful and with so much kindness and professionalism. And on time and to budget. All of their team members are expert at what they do - design, colours, electrical, building, plumbing, floorboards etc, and Refresh really listen to what you want and what you can afford and advise you accordingly. Very, very highly recommended. I would give more than 5 stars if I could.

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Samantha Christie

Matt helped us access various tradespeople in a very efficient and seamless manner. Took a lot of stress out of a renovation involving a number of parties. Very easy to communicate with, good knowledge and very responsive. Thank you!

Gretchen Ledington

Recently we contracted Refresh Renovations and Martin to compile a mapping of all the area around the building. We asked for the mapping to show all the areas we intend to have irrigation installed in. We also wanted all the other existing infrastructure, car parks, pathways, drains, Stormwater. ventilation outlets, pool and surrounds etc included. We also required drop-down files in various formats.
We are very happy with the plans and files that have been done. They were always very helpful in making any changes we required during the process.
I am happy to recommend them in their service and professionalism.

Bob Bricknell

We were really impressed with Leigh, Refresh Renovations East & South East territory, and all his assistance as we enquired about renovations. He was prompt in communication, clear in the process and professional in all aspects of our dealings.

Ursula Cettolin

I can't recommend Guy and Refresh Renovations highly enough! From the initial discussions through to the finished renovation, Guy delivered on the promises. The renovation was delivered on time, on budget and the quality of workmanship is second to none. Michelle and I had high expectations in terms of what we wanted and I'm happy to say our expectations were exceeded.

Mark Rettig

We are very happy with the outcome of our bathroom renovation despite Covid-19 intervening close to final fit-out. Steve and Nadine listened to our requests and the finished result was excellent. Communication was great throughout the whole process. We liked the fact that they engaged some local tradesmen as well as from their team. We would certainly recommend Steve Roper from Refresh Renovations.

Penny MacDonald

Lovely extension and deck. Heroic work through appalling weather. Good price. Some communication/coordination issues but Sergio got all snags fixed without quibbles.

Martin Joinson

We recently used Saleem and his team for a total renovation of our 2 bedroom unit. We found the entire process exceeded our expectations and the project was well managed and completed on time - it was a tight timeline of 3 months to have it move-in ready. The workmanship of all the trades involved was of a high standard. At all stages through the process, there was clear communication, a common-sense approach, regular meetings and with the customer portal that you get access to, we could always see the total costs, change requests, approvals and the timeline. We would definitely use Saleem and his team again for future projects as he really made the entire process stress free for us and delivered an amazing result.

Annette Ciprian

Dan and his team helped us through every stage of our kitchen renovation. While we experienced a few unanticipated delays, Dan and his team communicated these with us upfront and kept us informed at each stage along the way. The end result is a new kitchen that we love - so a huge thanks to Dan and the team! 

Dana Jacobsen

I met with Tracy and Roger regarding the renovation of my bathroom. Unfortunately, I was unable to proceed with what was required, but I would have no hesitation in recommending them for any future building projects. 

Martine Bryce

Massive thanks to MJ and the rest of the Refresh team for their work so far. They’ve done a fantastic job of keeping us in the loop, consulting us, and arranging the work to fit with our hectic lives.

Joel Boasman

Chris was fabulous to work with. He communicates very well and keeps the customer informed every step of the way. He was always there to meet the subcontractors to make sure there were no glitches. He went the extra mile and did little things to make sure the job was perfect. Would definitely hire him again.

Beth Fitzpatrick

I made contact with Refresh Renovations with the intention of adding a minor 2 bedroom onto my house. I dealt with Johannes Jacobs throughout our negotiations and was impressed with the attention to detail and the paperwork that was involved in the getting the information to Council to get a Code of Compliance. I decided not to pursue them (the renovation). If I had I would certainly have chosen Refresh Renovations and Johannes to build the unit for me. 

Allan Hing

The job was done well, close to time allocation and professionally by a great team.  Ant, JJ and the team working on the team were well mannered, cheerful and worked to a good standard.

Zahara H

Lia is amazing. We had some renovation work done to our place 12 months ago. Throughout the process she was incredibly professional, and made sure our needs were met. During the lockdown recently, we noticed a leak in the ceiling (on a Friday night to make things worse). We emailed Lia, and within an hour we had roofers organised for the next day, and all covered under their warranty. We were incredibly impressed with this, and shows that the ongoing support will be there. It is one thing to have a good experience during the work, but to maintain this level after completion is on another level. If I could rate Lia and her team higher I would. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone.

Ravi Dass

Lia and her team at Refresh are such a breath of fresh air. Easy to deal with, extremely responsive and professional and what's more, they know their stuff and have a nice way of helping their clients achieve their goals. 

Paige Carlyle

Lia at Refresh Renovations is incredible - so reliable and knowledgable. Can't thank her enough for all of her hard work and professionalism.

Sara Tansy

We found Kim and the Refresh team great to work with. When we decided to renovate (knocking out a wall to make kitchen/lounge open plan, new kitchen, two bathrooms)  we had very little knowledge about the work that was required to achieve the outcome that we wanted.  Working with the refresh team made the whole process very easy as they had the knowledge and contacts to make our reno fast and easy. We found that everything was clearly communicated and when we had questions or wanted more of an explanation Kim was always available. We were able to share our ideas with confidence that what we wanted would be respected as well as being provided with some solutions to problem areas that we had been unsure of what to do with.  The building team in particular were excellent! We are thrilled with the end result of our renovation and would recommend that anyone who is thinking about using a renovation company give Kim and the team a call.

Nikki morris