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Top 10 most popular renovation projects

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The Bunnings Workshop community loves a good renovation project. It’s always inspiring to see before and after photos of what other members have achieved, whether it's a kitchen, bathroom, laundry or an entire house.


While a reno can be intimidating, costly and time-consuming, we have many experienced renovators in the community who can share their knowledge. You can learn from their experiences, avoid common pitfalls and finish with a brilliant result that fits within your budget. 


Here are the Top 10 most popular renovation projects on Workshop by pageviews:


1. Budget bathroom, laundry and kitchen refresh by @RohanH 


Wanting to create a more visually appealing and functional home, Rohan sought advice from the Workshop community during this budget home reno. He achieved a fantastic result despite keeping structural changes to a minimum. Budget Bunnings laundry renovationBudget Bunnings laundry renovation


2. Budget Bunnings laundry renovation by @prettyliving 


Jess completed this budget-friendly project in just a day, transforming a basic laundry with a standard trough and no storage. The renovation included a new sink, cupboards, tiles and benchtop.


3. Bathroom overhaul from 1950s to modern by @Darren 


Workshop member Darren transformed a traditional 1950s-era bathroom into a modern oasis that includes a freestanding bath, floor-to-ceiling window, under-tile heating and stylish tiling.  


4. 80s kitchen budget renovation by @ProjectPete 


Completed for less than $1000, this kitchen makeover included new benchtops, sink, tapware and tiled splashback. 80s kitchen budget renovation80s kitchen budget renovation


5. Tiny bathroom reno on small budget by @Darren 


Darren gave this small bathroom a fresh new look for less than $1000. It’s a good example of what paint (and some hard work) can achieve.


6. Laundry renovation by @ProjectPete 


Highlights of this laundry reno include a gorgeous timber benchtop, subway-tile splashback and plenty of storage. 


7. Cottage transformation by @2Belindas 


Experienced renovator Belinda transformed a tired weatherboard into a gorgeous cottage with an exterior makeover and a new kitchen and bathroom.


8. 1970s Millard caravan renovation by @Peggers 


Inspired by the Beat Generation classic On the Road by Jack Kerouac, Rob renovated this 1970s Millard caravan with a distinctive Penguin Classics book theme. 1970s Millard caravan renovation1970s Millard caravan renovation


9. Space-saving drying and laundry storage by @Nkbarfield 


Workshop member Nkbarfield added industrial-look hanging clothes rails and floating cube storage to their laundry in this cost-effective project.


10. 1970s kitchen and laundry renovation by @Jason 


A dated 1970s kitchen was converted to an open-plan kitchen and family room, complete with European-style laundry. 


How to renovate your home


Renovating offers the opportunity to create a functional and beautiful space. It can also add significant value to your property. 

Experienced Bunnings Workshop member Adam Woodhams has shared several guides on renovating different parts of your home, including:





More inspiration for your renovation project

Here are some other terrific renovation projects shared by Workshop members: Laundry reno with Kaboodle cabinets and benchtopLaundry reno with Kaboodle cabinets and benchtop 


We also recommend checking out the following collections for more creative ideas:



Also, don't miss the handy renovation tips by expert renovators Belinda Smith and Belinda Mangroo in their member profile stories.


Happy renovating. We look forward to seeing what you can achieve in your home. Please don't hesitate to let us know if you need assistance.  



Last updated: November 2022


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