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September 19, 2018

If you’re thinking about renovating, we want you to check us out, which you can do on the 2018 Reno Tour! The tour is an annual showcase of Ottawa renovation projects and trends now in its fourth year. The idea behind it is to give you an up-close and in-person look at completed projects by some of Ottawa’s top renovators.

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September 17, 2018

It’s humbling to have one of our projects nominated for three awards — and to have them be at both the local and provincial level! Our recent Kanata renovation is a finalist in the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) Housing Design Awards for Renovation $350,001 – $500,000 and has been named a finalist in the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) Awards of Distinction in both the Kitchen Renovation and Bathroom Renovation categories. Here’s a closer look at the project.

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September 10, 2018

As is often the case with our clients’ home renovation goals, this project was an example of reimagining a dated, choppy layout and finding ways to make the space more functional, all while respecting the home’s traditional charm. We’re thrilled that our efforts have earned two nominations in the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association Housing Design Awards!

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September 4, 2018

In the lead-up to both the Ontario Home Builders’ Association Awards of Distinction on Sept. 25 and the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association Housing Design Awards Oct. 20, we’re introducing you each week to our fabulous projects that have been nominated for awards. This week’s project is all about creating more elbow room.

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August 27, 2018

While there is plenty of advice Amsted President Steve Barkhouse can give to homeowners who are thinking of renovating, when asked to narrow it down to his top 3 renovation tips, here are his key recommendations.

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