‘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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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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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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Regina family selected for free home renovation after MS diagnosis

Over the last five years, Bonnie Gorski’s home has felt more like a prison than a place to call home. “It’s pretty hard for me to even look out the window because I’m sitting in one spot all day,” Gorski said. The 50-year-old from Regina has lost full mobility in both her legs after being […]

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Wheelchair accessible ‘renovation gone wrong,’ says Inverary couple – Kingston

An Inverary, Ont., couple is in shock, after what they are calling, a renovation gone wrong. READ MORE: Good Samaritans carry six-year-old Edmonton boy in wheelchair home after snowfall Maggie and Bill Hollingsworth had to make several changes to their home after Maggie broke her hip and her husband, Bill, had a stroke, which placed […]

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Secondary Glazing

Secondary Glazing

Secondary glazing has shed its image of substance over style to become a genuine option for those looking to reduce heat loss and noise pollution, says Paul Wagland. Badly chosen replacement windows can spoil the look of period homes, not to mention cause problems with moisture and damp, and planning departments are justifiably leery of […]

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Off Mains Drainage Solutions

Off Mains Drainage Solutions

Many plots and houses in need of work are located away from the main sewers. Luckily, there are several off-mains drainage options to choose from   Off mains drainage guide. Includes advice on cesspools, septic tanks, sewage treatment plants, reed beds, soakaways and more. As development takes us beyond the reach and capacity of the […]

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Surveys for Old Homes

Surveys for Old Homes

Assessing the condition of a renovation project is key to ensuring it is viable. In the first of a jargon-busting new series – which will arm you with the solutions to issues thrown up by old homes   Getting an accurate assessment of a building’s condition before you buy is pretty fundamental, as initial appearances […]

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Structural Problems in Walls

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How structural movement can affect old homes — and why subsidence may not be the deal-breaker you think For a guide to repairing brickwork and render, read more here. In this article you will find information on structural issues including: Subsidence Subsidence solutions Bulging and leaning walls Cracks in main walls Much of the charm of […]

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