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How Long Should Your Renovation Take?

Your renovation's timeframe depends on the type of renovation you're after. So, here's an overview of what to expect from five typical renovation options.

Option 1. A Ground Floor Home Extension

Ground Floor Home ExtensionTypically this type of renovation would take 6-12 months depending on the size, access and location.

You may also need to allow for 3-12 months for a town planning application that proceeds the building phase, depending on the size, zoning and overlay's of your particular property

 

 

Option 2. Modernise Your Home Within The Existing Building Envelope

Ground Floor Home ExtensionUpdate your home you might be modernising various rooms, removing the odd wall, making it more livable for today's life style.

In this case you're best planning for  3-6 month timeframe - particularly if you're making structural changes that will require a building permit.

 

 

Option 3. First Floor Home Extension

First Floor Home ExtensionTypically this type of renovation would take 6-14 months depending on the size, access and location.

You may also need to allow for 6-12 months for a town planning application that proceeds the building phase, depending on the size, zoning and overlay's of your particular property.

 

 

Option 4. Kitchen Renovation

Bathroom RenovationGenerally speaking a kitchen renovation can take between 4 to 8 weeks to complete depending on the finishes, materials and work methods required.

Given kitchens require quite a bit of design, planning and selection of appliances, the design phase can take up to 3 months before construction commences.

If you'd like to explore this in more detail see How Long Does A Kitchen Renovation Take?

 

Option 5 Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom RenovationCreating a bathroom you love would typically take 4-8 weeks, depending on the design, fittings and layout.

Similar to a kitchen renovation, the number of selections required mean there's quite a bit of effort goes into the design phase before build commences.

If you'd like to explore this in more detail see How Long Does A Bathroom Renovation Take?

 

 

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Author, Richard Armstrong is a Director of Melbourne firm The Makeover Group. With more than a decade of home-renovation experience, Richard has helped thousands of Melbourne clients undertake renovations to modernise their inner metro homes. Contact us