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And so it begins….Kitchen/Dining Room Demo

A kitchen reno is most likely the toughest of all to live and work with. Everything should be removed and stored safely. Most important everyday appliances and accessories should be kept handy. I set up my temporary kitchen in the living room – ha ha! Since I […]

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At Last! New Door – New View!

Everything is worth waiting for! BEFORE – FROM INSIDE AFTER – FROM INSIDE BEFORE – FROM OUTSIDE AFTER – FROM OUTSIDE

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New Door Day!

The new door measurements were wider than the existing; therefore, once the old door was removed, plaster and framing were also removed to accomodate it. And here it comes! I cannot wait! lol

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Searching for the right door!

Finding one that opened out was another story. I didn’t want to lose interior floor space in an already too small dining room for the doors to swing inside. I searched and found a manufacturer in the US that dealt with the type of door I wanted […]

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New Garden Door Installation Required

The existing exit from the dining room to the backyard consisted of two interior french door sets. I knew this would be a cold room come winter. Therefore, replacing it with a higher-efficiency exterior door was in order.

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Window Before and After

BEFORE AFTER

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I fixed it myself …

Once the old foam was out the PVC window began to return to its original state. I was so relieved. Luckily the weather was warmer than it is now! New slow expanding foam and caulking was applied and the window was back to making me smile!

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Always look for a reputable contractor…

Two days after the window installation, I noticed the top and bottom of the window were bowing or smiling as they say! I wasn’t smiling though – lol. My contractor hadn’t used slow expanding foam around window; therefore, once expanded the foam pushed against the window and […]

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There’s always dust with renos …..

There’s always dust with renos – but boy oh boy – the results are wonderful!

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New Kitchen Window Installation

Both inside and outside walls had to be cut open to accommodate the new larger window. The first new view! Exciting!

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