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October 28, 2020

Big, bright and beautiful! Inside and out, the Amsted team worked wonders on this Muskoka dream house. This renovation made for a more family-friendly home including open common spaces, five bedrooms, a separate in-law suite, and a Craftsman-inspired exterior.

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October 15, 2020

Home is where the heart is, so why not make it a space you love? That’s exactly what we did for the owners of Kenilworth. This newly-renovated dwelling showcases an open-concept kitchen, contemporary sunroom, updated living room, added powder room, redesigned staircase, and a fully finished basement.

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September 25, 2020

From BBQ dinners on the patio, sunbathing on the deck after swimming laps, and starry nights under the pergola, your backyard has made this summer one to remember. Nevertheless, as much as we hate to admit it, the harsh Canadian winter is well on its way. Be ready for it and protect your beloved deck with these tips.

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September 15, 2020

Though the Back-to-School season looks a little different this year, it’s time to start planning and prepping for its arrival. These helpful renovation ideas will set your kids up for success, whether they’re learning virtually or spending their days in class. Thoughtful touches to your existing spaces will help them ace the academic year ahead!

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August 24, 2020

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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