Archives for older home reno

In the Thick of It

They always warn you that when you’re doing major house renovations, especially to an older home, you’re likely to have some surprises…and boy, is that ever true! My first surprise in my new home came when we took out the wall between the kitchen and dining room. Low and behold, duct work that we didn’t expect! So, the first order of business was to get all parties on the same page. There were many, many opinions but we finally decided to build a wider bulkhead and a bump out in a wall. This wasn’t the ideal solution, but the most
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Renovations Galore – The Start!

As some of you may have read in the last newsletter, I bought a new home in April. The summer flew by, and amid the insanity of the Ottawa real estate market, I was also busy planning my move and renovations on the new house. (I think I’ll just talk about myself this time around, but if you would like to discuss our hot market, please don’t be shy to reach out!) I had this grand plan.… I was going to have five weeks of overlap between the time that I had to move out of my current home and move
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