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October 15, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that Amsted President Steve Barkhouse has won the prestigious 2018 Remodelers Advantage Impact Award! Chosen from among the top renovation companies in North America, it’s an achievement that’s not easy to attain and one that is awarded after a lengthy process that involves peer recognition, meeting strict criteria and demonstrating a superior commitment to both our business and our community.

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October 9, 2018

It took our Director of Design, Chuck Mills, a long time to get around to redoing his own kitchen — much like that old saying about the cobbler being too busy to make shoes for his own children — but when he finally got to it, the result was a small kitchen design that packs a punch and is now up for an award at this month’s Housing Design Awards!

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September 24, 2018

An unfinished lower level offered a perfect blank canvas to help a family create an awesome basement renovation that has everything on their wish list, including a space for their beloved turtles. There’s a movie theatre, home gym, hidden sewing station and plenty of room to relax — with clever ways to tuck things away when not in use. Our efforts have resulted in this project being nominated for the Basement Renovation award at the upcoming Housing Design Awards of the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association.

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