‘Into the abyss’: Man falls down well hidden beneath historic home – National

Someone found the pool. Rescue crews had to fish a man out of an undiscovered well beneath a historic home in Guilford, Conn., on Sunday, after he fell through the floorboards while helping a friend move in. The incident happened at a historic home built in 1843, according to the Guilford Police Department. The unidentified […]

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Backyard Oasis: Showcasing beautiful backyards in the GTA – Toronto

If you ventured out to your local garden centre after nurseries got the green light to open in early May, you likely would have been met with long line-ups and limited plant material. Nurseries were unsure of how much to order, but then faced incredible demand amid the coronavirus pandemic. That same demand has reached […]

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Renovation ideas that will increase the value of your home – National

Dream kitchens and luxurious bathrooms are often the go-to renovations for homeowners looking for the best return on investment, but experts suggest the biggest bang for their buck might be as simple as replacing a garage door. Renovations in Canada are big business, with Canadians spending about $6.3 billion on residential renovations […]

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‘I couldn’t ask for more’: Build Love home renovation unveiled to family – Regina

A woman who struggles with debilitating multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms is ready to move into her newly renovated home – one that will make her life less challenging to live. Bonnie Gorski‘s MS is worsening, and she recently lost all mobility in her legs. But a Build Love three-month renovation is now […]

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Renovated home unveiled to Lethbridge family – Lethbridge

After winning a home renovation in July, a Lethbridge family celebrated moving into their newly remodelled home on Wednesday. Katie Taylor and her family won the BILD Lethbridge Region’s $20,000 home renovation giveaway. The contest was one that BILD Lethbridge executive officer Bridget Mearns said was an ambitious project on a strict timeline. “We announced […]

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Home repair scheme targeting seniors, say Toronto police – Toronto

Toronto police are warning the public to be vigilant after seniors in Lawrence Park reportedly fell victim to a fraudulent home repair scheme. Police say on Tuesday, one to three men visited homes occupied by seniors in the Bayview Avenue and Blythwood Road area. The suspects reportedly convinced the seniors that they were in need […]

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Regina family’s ‘Build Love’ home renovation officially underway – Regina

One Regina family’s home is about to be usable by all those who reside, as Build Love has officially kicked off the Gorski family’s home renovations. Bonnie Gorski is a mother of two and wife to Stuart. She has Multiple Sclerosis and her condition is worsening, having lost all mobility in her legs. The family […]

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Okanagan woman out thousands for abandoned kitchen reno – Okanagan

Bev Scott of Kelowna is still steaming about the kitchen renovation job she paid for, but was never completed. Scott said she paid more than $7,500 to Square One Designs for a new countertop that came in three pieces of quartz instead of one slab. “They made no attempt to line up the striations or […]

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More West Kelowna renovation victims come forward – Okanagan

Kathi and Gordon Kirk of West Kelowna figure they’re out nearly $8,000 for a kitchen reno job that didn’t turn out as they expected. The Kirks hired a local company called Square One, owned by Tami Weller. The Kirks contacted Global News after seeing a Global News report earlier this week dealing with Morgan Oldenburg, […]

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West Kelowna couple in renovation limbo – Okanagan

For three months, Morgan Oldenburg and his wife Kristi Hennessy of West Kelowna have been waiting for their kitchen renovations to be completed. They hired a local company called Square One Design run by Tammy Weller. “We gave her $5,775 as a deposit and the total was going to be $11,550,” Oldenburg said. Tammy Weller […]

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