As the popularity of reality television programs throughout Australia has grown, so too has interest in undertaking renovation projects, not just to improve living spaces for occupants but also to add value to a home prior to sale.

While overall levels of renovations activity are quiet at the moment, there is reason to believe that may change in the near future, especially where kitchens and bathrooms are concerned. A recent report from the Housing Industry Association, for instance, suggested that the number of houses throughout Australia within the…