Auckland's most trusted home renovation company 

Characterise Renovations are renowned for their residential renovations in homes across central Auckland – namely Mt Eden, Ponsonby, Grey Lynn, Herne Bay, Remuera and Parnell. For the past 15 years Characterise Renovations has specialised in this area.


Many clients come to us for their home renovations for a variety of reasons including:

  • Improving appearance – looks do matter when it comes to maintaining and instantly increasing property value
  • Repurposing or reconfiguring a space – how practical a space is and how it functions is a key driver to many renovations
  • Increasing house size – more room and less clutter is something many families require to ensure a peaceful and harmonious living environment
  • Adding your own personal stamp – renovating your own home ensures it reflects your personality and is uniquely ‘yours’
  • Increasing energy efficiency – ensuring your home is energy efficient saves you money and is often better for your health

Six reasons Characterise Renovations are your Auckland home renovation experts

Characterise Renovations enjoy word of mouth referrals and a stream of new clients for the following 6 reasons:

  1. Licensed and qualified builders – Characterise Renovations builders are Licensed Building Practitioners and members of Certfied Builders.  Our subcontractors are licensed and  have a proven work history work with us
  2. End to end renovation process – Characterise Renovations work with clients from planning through to execution, taking the guesswork and headache out of organising a home renovation yourself
  3. Strong client trust – Characterise Renovations guides you through every step of the process taking time to build a relationship with each client so we understand and implement your dream home renovation
  4. Instant access to our professional network – Characterise Renovations can introduce you to key professionals, such as architects  and interior designers, that we have previous history with and can recommend with confidence.
  5. Family-friendly home renovations – Characterise Renovations  understands if your family needs to remain in your home whilst renovations are being conducted and can easily work around you
  6. Tried and tested systems – to ensure all projects are delivered to a high standard and on time, Characterise Renovations follows and implements proven systems, using software customised to the renovation industry and speciliased project management tools.

Characterise Renovations acknowledges the importance of both qualified builders and a team of conscientious subcontractors. Over the last 15 years we have carefully built up an experienced team of reliable and talented contractors to work alongside our core team. This ensures your Auckland home renovation is completed to the strictest standards.

Project management - so you don't have to

Characterise Renovations recognises many of our customers are busy professionals who don’t have the spare time to dedicate to a successful home renovation. Characterise Renovations is aware the devil is in the detail and take care of every process so you don’t have to. 

From the initial meeting your needs are documented on our 77 point checklist to make sure nothing is missed.  Your project is carefully managed every step of the way, ensuring there are no unnecessary and costly delays caused by not having the right people on the job when required.  You are kept abreast of the project every week during a site meeting including how your project is going against time and budget.

So, are you ready to get underway?  Our Ideas to Action Consultation is only a click away!