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March 11, 2019

In his latest appearance on CTV News at Noon, Steve shared an ensuite transformation that is not only a relaxing retreat, but an example of how you can have fun with tile and stone while keeping things light and airy. (See the link below to watch the video.)

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July 30, 2018

Our award-winning Barrhaven main-floor makeover got some welcome attention in a recent Ottawa Citizen story. The project, which transformed a modest suburban home into a bright, modern and welcoming space, won its category of home renovation under $150,000 at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s National Housing Awards for Excellence.

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June 4, 2018

Renovating for accessibility comes with its own set of challenges. When you own a renovation company and that reno project is your own home, it also gets personal. But Amsted co-owner Kirk Haw didn’t shy away from sharing with the Ottawa Citizen how he and the Amsted team transformed his home for his wheelchair-using son.

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February 20, 2018

We were thrilled to learn recently that a recent Barrhaven renovation project has been named a finalist in the CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence. Take a mini tour with us through the project to discover why we think it’s so special.

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