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Easy Kitchen Facelift

When we took possession of this stacked condo unit, the kitchen looked sad and outdated. It had good bones, but lacked style.The cabinets were maple and in great shape and even the floor tile was nicely laid in a diamond pattern. The biggest sore was the blue laminate countertop and an old backsplash tile with blue diamonds in the middle. BeforeAfter So, my goal was to make this little kitchen exciting for the future tenant and durable. BeforeAfter Replacing a double bowl sink with a large single bowl stainless steel bowl felt the right thing to do. I was aiming to create a clean and timeless ambiance that would appeal to majority and would stand the test of time. After: New single bowl stainless...

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Big Impact

My husband and I bought our first brand new home from a builder in 2015. Both of us were sure that this would be our dream home and we would never move again. The house was a detached home, upgraded according to our taste and backing onto a park-in-the-making, which was a huge commodity in the GTA. Life went on, kids grew older, and our plans for future have changed completely when we decided to move to Ottawa and convinced my parents to move as well. All that said, people go through lifestyle and life cycle changes despite the condition of their home – whether new or old. There will always be things that no longer work for or satisfy an owner. If...

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