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June 4, 2018

Renovating for accessibility comes with its own set of challenges. When you own a renovation company and that reno project is your own home, it also gets personal. But Amsted co-owner Kirk Haw didn’t shy away from sharing with the Ottawa Citizen how he and the Amsted team transformed his home for his wheelchair-using son.

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May 28, 2018

A meeting we call the job showing is an important part of the process for a successful renovation. We hold this meeting for our clients before the final drawings and construction contract are completed, and in this latest video, President Steve Barkhouse explains why.

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May 22, 2018

Customer service is key at Amsted. We are dedicated to maximizing client satisfaction, which is why we utilize GuildQuality to ensure we are living up to that promise. So how does that translate to 8 + 5 equaling 10? Through the positive feedback of our clients!

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May 17, 2018

This fun, behind-the-walls look at an Amsted project mid-construction let fellow homeowners see first-hand what goes on before the drywall is installed, giving those considering a renovation of their own a good idea of how and why things like insulation, solid framing and thoughtful design choices impact comfort, energy efficiency and budget.

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May 14, 2018

Personalizing your service is a big part of what we call the Amsted Advantage. In the latest in our video series, President Steve Barkhouse explains how we personalize our service to meet your needs.

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