reVISION Custom Home Renovations Media Coverage
You’ve decided to install new flooring in your condominium, or update the flooring before you move in. But what to buy?
With condos you have to take a lot more into consideration than simply how the floor will look. First and foremost, there are the neighbours, and it’s not just how much they might hear you, but how much you might hear them.
Before you start shopping for flooring, says Ashley Kitchen, interior designer at reVISION Renovations, check into your condominium bylaws.
“With older condominiums, many strata councils will absolutely say no to hardwood floors,” she says. “You really need to speak to the strata members before you do anything else.”
Mr. Senft gives his insight on developing a safety program for small to medium-sized residential contractors.
“Each project has different safety risks depending on the scope of work at each home. At one home there may be work on the roof or siding; at another home the railing might be removed for a short period during the renovation. Having our trades and suppliers feel safe at each site is a priority for us,” Senft says.
Helen Carruthers from Light House Sustainability features reVISION Custom Home Renovations’ project “Create No Waste” in July’s article “Construction in Reverse – Lessons from a Residential Renovation Pilot”
For the pilot, Light House chose “a single-family home renovation undertaken by reVISION Custom Home Renovations (www.revisionrenovations.com). The $250,000 renovation included removal of the existing roof and the addition of a third storey, as well as renovation of approximately 50 percent of the main floor and 60 percent of the basement.” reVISION obtained an 85% recycle/reuse rate.
reVISION’s “Create No Waste” project was a 2012 Ovation Award Winner for Best Sustainable Renovation .
View the full article online: Construction in Reverse – Lessons from a Residential Renovation Pilot
reVISION Custom Home Renovations’ Todd Senft shares a few tips that are key to planning a useful outdoor space in April 18, 2013 issue of The Province.
Senft says “there are three cost-effective ways to transform your back yard into a comfortable extension of your home”:
24Hrs Vancouver’s Sarah Rowland features insight from reVISION Custom Home Renovations’ Todd Senft about how to best manage a condo renovation.
Thinking about updating your aging, cookie-cutter condo? According to Todd Senft, president of reVISION Renovations, there are several factors to keep in mind before you start tearing down those walls or embarking on any kind of condo renovation for that matter. Here, then, are three of Senft’s starter tips…