QUEENSLAND is in the middle of a renovation boom with homeowners spending a whopping $1.35 billion on home makeovers in the last year.
Renovation work has hit a 15-month high overtaking new home building with more than $115 million worth approved in July alone, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Kitchen and bathroom upgrades are the most popular renovations being done followed by new extensions.
Cindy and Dan Mead in their newly renovated home in Mitchelton that they are using as a stepping stone towards their ultimate dream home. Picture: AAP/Steve Pohlner
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