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Bathroom storage with tall cabinets.

Bathroom storage with tall cabinets.

So how do you fit in all the storage you need without overcrowding a compact space?

There are two main options to make the most of every inch: wall-mounted units and freestanding cabinets.

Wall-mounted Cabinets

This is the best option if your bathroom is really small.
Keeping the floor clear will not only keep the room free of clutter but will also help increase the feeling of space.

Similarly, white – especially white gloss – or pale-wood finishes on cabinets will ...

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Out with old, in with the new!

Out with old, in with the new!

Out with the tired, in with a refresh for North Shore Bathroom Renovation

After renting out their townhouse for a number of years, Ricky and Cindy had decided it was time to move back in.

The main bathroom and ensuite had seen better days and it was time for a major makeover. Ricky and Cindy wanted a main bathroom that made better use of an unusually shaped space. We worked with them to find a configuration that would make the most ...

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Walk in shower and more space for North Shore Bathroom Renovation!

Walk in shower and more space for North Shore Bathroom Renovation!

Tiled Delight – Bathroom Renovation North Shore

Bruce and Marilyn had an existing ensuite where they had issues with existing hardware that was not functioning properly and was outdated.

They asked us to evaluate their ideas and contribute to their plan of a more modern, usable space that suited their unique needs and taste.

Here is what Bruce and Marilyn had to say about their experience in working with us

“Communications from the team at Recreationz was great and there were no ...

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Peace of mind with bathroom renovation

Peace of mind with bathroom renovation

Communication is key for this North Shore bathroom renovation

Bev had been thinking about renovating her bathroom for quite some time and was not sure how to approach the task.

As she was walking with her daughter in her neighbourhood, they came across a Recreationz Bathroom Renovators sign which was erected outside a home where the Recreationz team was renovating a neighbour’s bathroom.

Bev gave the Recreationz team a call to come and talk with her about the bathroom renovation in ...

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Fresh, contemporary North Shore ensuite bathroom

Fresh, contemporary North Shore ensuite bathroom

Minimum Disruption, Maximum Communication

When we first met with Larry and Sandy from Greenhithe, they wanted a bathroom that was more functional, made better use of the space and had a modern, contemporary feel. Both of them worked from home and so we recognised that good communication and keeping disruption to a minimum was a very important consideration. We worked alongside them to ensure that the ideas they had were going to work within the space we had to ...

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Teenage North Shore Bathroom Renovation

Teenage North Shore Bathroom Renovation

Teenager’s own bathroom and rumpus space created:

The Recreationz bathroom renovation team were asked to look at a rumpus area that was messy, cluttered and had a bathroom that was outdated and in need of replacement.

By enclosing the existing laundry and bathroom area we were able to create a space that was separate from the existing lounge area without losing any space. The bathroom is now functional and modern, and the laundry is tucked away behind cupboards so the whole ...

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De-clutter your bathroom with these 10 tips

De-clutter your bathroom with these 10 tips

10 tips for de-cluttering your bathroom:

The new year is a great time to make sure that the items in your bathroom are fresh and what you need.

  1. Expired sunblock. Check the date and move on – using expired sunblock can be a real problem!
  2. Expired prescriptions. Stick with the same approach – suing expired medications can be dangerous.
  3. Dried-up nail polish bottles. They’re just gathering dust and can be really gluggy!
  4. Expired makeup. If you can’t read the date, follow this ...
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Bathroom horror made good!

Bathroom horror made good!

Great North Shore Bathroom Revovation!

We recently worked with our clients to make good a bathroom disaster. And in their own words, this is their story.

“Much to our horror, we found a random leak in our bathroom, the source of which we couldn’t identify, but our walls were suddenly peeling off like sodden newspaper, we needed help fast!  I found Recreationz through the Neighbourly website and we have had an excellent experience with Jason and his team from first ...

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Top tip for a good bathroom renovation

Top tip for a good bathroom renovation

Hassle-free bathroom renovations

Most people spend most of their time deciding on what hardware to get when renovating their bathroom. Those things you can see, bath, shower, vanity, taps etc.

But most of the ‘devil is in the detail’ as they say – what goes hind behind the scenes – and the walls! You’d be amazed at some of the situations we are asked to rescue… from walls that you can put your hand through to dodgy tiling!

So, we suggest ...

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Chris and Jenny love their new North Shore Bathroom renovation

Chris and Jenny love their new North Shore Bathroom renovation

North Shore Bathroom Renovation Delight

Like many homeowners, when Chris and Jenny Harbour were looking to renovate their bathroom on Auckland’s, North Shore, they didn’t know anyone who could help them.

Using a popular on-line website to source a potential bathroom renovation specialist (builderscrack.co.nz) Chris and Jenny chose a limited number of bathroom renovations specialists to come and look at their bathroom and work with them to find the best possible solution. After an initial consultation and review of costs and ...

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