Saskatoon woman, 96, reunited with long-lost love letters discovered in home renovation

When 96-year-old Wynne Richards placed her hands on her lost leather writing case, it felt like she had her late husband back again. She was convinced the green case had ended up in the trash, and that with it, hundreds of cherished love letters had disappeared. “After 10 years they showed up. That’s why I […]

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‘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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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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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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Survey reveals home improvement contractors aren’t being asked for credentials

With more than 40 years of experience under his work belt, David Litwiller wants you to ask him the tough questions, before hiring him to renovate your home. READ MORE: Planning a home renovation? Tips for keeping your finances in order Litwiller is the president of Litwiller Renovations & Custom Homes in Calgary. “All too […]

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Why starting your home reno in November could save you lots of money – National

Spring is the time of year that most Canadians associate with home renovations. But in some cases, November might actually be a much better time to give your home a fresh look. When it comes to home upgrades, pricing works much like it does for hotel and flight bookings: If you pick the low season, […]

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