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February 18, 2020

You’ve been thinking about the projects that will turn your house into your dream home, but are you actually ready to get started? How do you guarantee your project goes smoothly and doesn’t turn into a nightmare? This handy checklist helps you and your entire family get ready for your next renovation project. It provides you with an overview of what you should expect in the months leading up to, during, and after a renovation project, so you will know exactly what you need to do.

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February 10, 2020

Why is a design-build service the best choice when it comes to your renovation or custom home build? There are many reasons, all of which save you time and money. Amsted’s design-build service provides a one-stop solution, with our professional design and construction experts working together under one roof to create a seamless process.

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February 2, 2020

Are you thinking of renovating? Then you need to attend our free renovation seminar to get advice on the tackle your project the right way. The seminar highlights some of the common elements we see in renovations, typical roadblocks you may face, and acts as your guide to a successful renovation!

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January 27, 2020

According to Dwell magazine, one of the trends for 2020 is built-in seating. We couldn’t agree more, in fact, built-in seating is a feature we’ve been big on for some time.

“Be it a window-side perch with a great view or cozy reading niche, seating that’s built-in adds character to a room and can be an excellent space-saving technique,” Dwell says. “Fun architectural details like this are going to have a big moment in 2020.”

We’re all for it! Here are some of our favourite built-in seating renovations.

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January 27, 2020

The Ottawa Home and Remodelling Show is a huge event that inspires people across the city to turn their houses into a home. Whether they are looking to complete a new build, renovate their existing home, or just get a few ideas, there’s something for everyone.

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January 20, 2020

You may be considering making some big changes to your home, but before you start tearing down walls and ripping up tiles, we want to make sure you not only understand what designated substances like asbestos are, but how they impact your home renovations. In his latest two-part series on CTV News at Noon, Amsted President Steve Barkhouse reviewed some of our past projects that were impacted by designated substances like Asbestos, as well as what the process is to remove it.

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