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How Long Will My Office Fitout Take?

Desperate for a new office fitout but wondering how long it will take? There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. Each office…

How To Plan For Your Office Defit

A defit (or ‘strip out’) generally has two main purposes – either it’s at the end of a tenancy to…

How To Sustainably Fitout Your Office

It’s a common fitout conundrum: ‘we want a new look, but with minimal waste.’ Luckily, we have some ideas on…

Common Renovation Challenges: How to Prepare for Success

You can probably guess the two most common renovation hiccups: Timeline delaysBudget blowouts But what causes those delays and budgets…

Downsizing to a Home Office? Here’s What to Consider

After the year we’ve had, there’s a number of reasons why you might be downsizing from an office to a…

How to Fitout a Yoga Studio

Opening a yoga studio? How zen of you! But what’s probably not-so-zen is the worry of ensuring it becomes a…

Moving Out of Home: A Guide to Choosing Your First Workspace

It’s an important milestone for any business: the day you’re ready for your first official work space. Kudos to you!…

Key Benefits of an Office Renovation or Refit

Ready for a fresh office space? We hear that! The benefits of renovating your office are varied – it won’t…

How to Design a Cafe that Attracts Customers

You’re opening a cafe. Great news! No doubt your coffee is top notch – but how are you going to…

7 Ways To Maximise Your Interior Space in a Commercial Fitout

Maximising your space is more important now than ever – from pandemic space restrictions to encouraging productivity in redesigned spaces…

Remodel vs Renovate: What’s The Difference?

‘Remodel’ and ‘renovate’ are often used interchangeably and while they both refer to construction projects, they’re not synonymous. We explain…

How To Finance Your Fitout

Whether you’re starting from scratch or relocating, building your dream business or up or down-sizing you’ll need to finance your…

How to Make Sure You’re Getting a REAL Quote from Your Shopfitter 

When you’re starting off a project and looking to properly finance, it’s important to get a realistic idea on project…

Does Keeping Your Fitout Budget a Secret Really Get You the Best Price?

Does keeping your fitout budget a secret really get you the best price?  When it comes to budget for your…

5 Key Components to a Great Office Kitchen!

5 Key Components to a Great Office Kitchen! As much as an office is about producing exceptional work, that cannot…

10 Tips for Child-friendly Design!

10 Tips for Child-friendly Design! Unless your business is an office or a bar, chances are your business will at…

5 Restaurant Design Mistakes + How to Fix Them!

5 Restaurant Design Mistakes + How to Fix Them Neon ‘OPEN’ signs This is honestly my number one pet peeve…

Keeping It On Time + On Budget! (The Do’s + Don’ts)

At Total Fitouts, our passion is turning your vision into a reality! Starting any new endeavour is brave and sometimes…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Eugene Noel

Recently we had the pleasure of welcoming a new team member to the Bay of Plenty branch! He’s creative, he’s…

Total Fitouts Canterbury + The Pedal Pusher

Blair & Grant Oughton, Total Fitouts - Canterbury Last Year one of Total Fitouts’ power duos, brothers Blair and Grant…

How to Understand + Compare Your Quotes

Understanding and comparing quotes can be a little tedious at the best of times. For non-industry people who don't spend…

Total Fitouts’ Guide to Hiring the Right Shopfitter

When it comes to hiring trades, it’s not always easy to see a clear picture of the future… On your…

3 Considerations to Make Before Choosing a Commercial Business Space

Location When considering your soon-to-be commercial space, you want to think about how customers are going to interact with your…

5 Things to Consider When Designing a Café

When working with your fit out professional on a new cafe design, here's some things you should consider together. If you're…

7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Office Space Without Breaking the Bank!

The psychology of office space is a popular topic of late, and so in talking about ways to spruce up…

5 EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WORKPLACE THROUGH DÉCOR

-Yellow Yellow is the colour of optimism, productivity, cheerfulness and creativity. The colour yellow has been proven to encourage communication,…

7 Tips for a French Modern Café | Total Fitouts | Shopfitters

We all love the look of a French bistro and getting that style just right is of utmost important! Here’s…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Stuart Organ

Stuart Organ – Total Fitouts Cockburn – Managing Director   At the start of any business venture, you really need…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Warren Thorpe

Warren Thorpe – Total Fitouts Wide Bay – Managing Director It is an exciting thing in the building game to…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Joel Busstra

Joel Busstra - Corporate - National Operations Manager He is the man behind the Total Fitouts machine. National Operations Manager…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Matt Isaac

Matt Isaac – Total Fitouts New Zealand – Master Franchise New Zealand Tell me something interesting about yourself Matt? “I…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Jeremy Dyer

Jeremy Dyer - Corporate – CEO There is always a jumping off point into any new venture in life. The…

Humans of Total Fitouts – Michael Cason

Michael Cason – Total Fitouts Victoria – Managing Director From the Automotive Engineering Industry to the Construction Industry, the career…