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Home renovation bargain sharing thread anyone?

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Whattodowithaminute Sun 22-Oct-17 09:32:03

Inspired by the Christmas bargain thread (and my budget running wildly out of control!) anyone want to share renovation deals? I need everything doors to windows, kitchens to towel rails...

I’ve just bought all of my grohe taps from achica who have 20% off this weekend code inspire20 and I think referral codes are available too.

Geneticsbunny Sun 22-Oct-17 09:40:28

Following as we are just about to start a project but I think we will be looking to save by buying second hand from eBay and local reclamation yards for some stuff.

averylongtimeago Sun 22-Oct-17 10:00:22

We have had some amazing bargains from eBay. The best was approx 500 sq meters of tiles (terracotta hexagonal French tim metres and hand made marrocan zellige ) with a retail value of over £20,000 I checked not exaggerating for £300 from a shop fitting firm.
We also got a Vilroy and Boche (?sp) bath for £1...

averylongtimeago Sun 22-Oct-17 10:01:25

They were French tomettes, not tim meters! Ffs auto correct

StillRunningWithScissors Sun 22-Oct-17 11:03:24

Ive found tons of tiles to be a great site. Lots of brands, but much cheaper than retail stores.

We're also using worktop express for our full stave oak counter tops, and wood floors direct for our wood flooring

Whattodowithaminute Sun 22-Oct-17 11:04:46

Wow that’s incredible avery eBay is really helpful for this, I’ve managed to get matching bath spa to go with my sink ones for £65 instead of £135 and have set alerts on eBay and gumtree for bits I’d like too

Whattodowithaminute Sun 22-Oct-17 11:22:36

Bath tap that is rather than spa-visions of a sink spa hmm

butterfly56 Sun 22-Oct-17 11:42:45

A few years ago I bought to composite doors front Front door and Back door that could be cut down a few inches to fit into existing wooden door frame. They were mis-measures and brand new. total cost for both £160. Fitted by joiner relative for free!

Whattodowithaminute Thu 26-Oct-17 07:09:26

Simone linked to the appliance depot on another thread the other day which looked to have some good discounts on Siemens, Bosch, etc appliances

Ct17218 Thu 26-Oct-17 10:24:44

Oohh following smile will share if I find anything ! Xx

Suomynona Thu 26-Oct-17 11:06:52

This thread is a definite for me - getting to the refit stage of our 1960s house renovation and feeling a bit overwhelmed / clueless 😕.

Ct17218 Thu 26-Oct-17 12:10:46

Not a bargain but a blog I love , that I’ve found useful if you are getting hands on with the renovation!

www.kezzabeth.co.uk/search/label/DIY%20tutorial?updated-max=2013-09-03T15:04:00%2B01:00&max-results=20&start=54&by-date=false&m=1

peachy94 Fri 27-Oct-17 10:57:56

Oh I need this thread! Our house needs pretty much completely renovating and we don't really have enough money to do it all. Will be scouring eBay when we start after Christmas. i know a few people who have bought used kitchens from their builder?

Snagz Fri 27-Oct-17 11:04:57

Floors and Walls tiles is a good website, also (London based) Fulham Timber Merchants will cut wood/MDF etc to size for you for reasonable costs - not many places still do this!

Snagz Fri 27-Oct-17 11:05:14

Cut and deliver should say.

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