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May 7, 2021
After downsizing to a condo, our clients on Guigues Avenue decided it was time to add some style and functionality to their new space. The transition from a house to a condo was a welcome change for these long-time clients. Following the exciting move, two burning renovation-desires were top of mind: open up the new space and make it as easy-to-use as possible. Our design-build team was on it.
April 27, 2021
Our very own Steve Barkhouse, President and Owner of Amsted Design-Build, shares his experience in an Ottawa Citizen feature, about how renovations trends have changed this year due to the pandemic. Check out the article here!
April 6, 2021
In case you missed it, Amsted owner Steve Barkhouse had the pleasure of joining CTV News Ottawa’s Leanne Cusak to discuss a home renovation and addition our team blew the roof off of… literally!
January 1, 1970
Hosting extravagant dinner parties is hard work but it’s even more difficult without the right kitchen. That’s why we installed new appliances and created a brighter, more functional design make for the owners of Meadowbank! Dinner parties have never been easier.
New and Improved
Our client had been wishing for their dream kitchen for years. Their old appliances had finally wheezed their last breath and the cramped kitchen space wasn’t cutting it for their frequent dinner parties. It was time to make their dream a reality!
Every inch of the kitchen was optimized and it essentially doubled in size thanks to the reimagined layout. The improved island and quartz countertops provide integrated storage solutions for appliances and their naturally cool temperature makes baking so much easier. The new butler’s pantry makes serving and entertaining a breeze and the age-in-place features and ergonomic fixtures mean they can do it as long as they want!
More Space and Light
By removing walls, the space was opened and brightened up. Creating more space was a part of their dream but no open-concept or modernity was sought after, so we kept the kitchen traditional, practical, and cozy.
We relocated the bathroom to create even more space for storage and mobility. The timeless finishes and unique backsplash create a traditional and stylish vibe that suits the owners perfectly. Their new herb shelf soaks up the sun nicely under the new bay window which floods the kitchen with natural light.
Send the Invitations
Improvements made to the layout ensure that large gatherings are now easier to host than ever before! Our clients can now return to their busy life of cooking and hosting without any setbacks or compromises.
We can help make your dreams a reality too! Discover the Amsted Advantage. For all your remodelling and renovation needs, Amsted Build-Design has got your back. Give us a call or send us an email to get started!
March 16, 2021
Raise the roof! Amsted Design-Build founder, Steve Barkhouse, joined Leanne Cusack on CTV News at Noon to share how just a few simple chores can save you thousands of dollars on roof repairs. Get all the details here.
March 10, 2021
Without proper storage solutions in the kitchen, it’s easy for clutter to take center stage. These homeowners sought the expertise of our design-build team to create a more welcoming space by improving their storage woes and also adding seating. We helped reimagine their kitchen and transformed it into something they could truly enjoy.