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June 27, 2017

Revision reVIEW: renovation news

What a fantastic weekend of weather in Vancouver. It looks like we might even get a lovely sunny Canada Day long weekend! This week we look into building permits, kitchen renovations and of course, everything Canadian for our 150th Birthday!


How to avoid your home getting demolished

It’s so important to make sure your renovation meets building permits and zoning rules. ‘The District of West Vancouver is threatening to tear down a multi-million dollar home. This is after dealing with a four-year dispute over building permits.

According to a staff report, the home at 733 20th St was built without building permits, proper inspections or adherence to district bylaws.’ Read more

new-kitchen-renovationKitchen design without upper cabinets

How to get rid of the upper cabinets in your kitchen without loosing storage space. is a difficult question. As a result, we are really impressed with this kitchen renovation. ‘Designer Karen Cole brings warmth, light and style to a family kitchen with modern stone finishes and pops of wood and brass. Especially revenant is how she created a functional and elegant space by removing barriers and dividing the kitchen into zones, including sit-in TV area and workspace.’ Read more on this at House and Home

canadiana-celeb-homesCanada turns 150 – In celebration take a sneak peak into some of our home grown A-list homes!

We love this sneak peak article from House and Home. To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, we’re sharing a look inside the A-list homes of some of our country’s biggest celebrities. From The Weeknd and Celine Dion to Shay Mitchell and Kim Cattrall, take a peek inside the homes of these Canadian stars.’ See the pictures 




$15-million Vancouver Public Library renovation taking shape

We really enjoy seeing changes and upgrades to our city and it’s facilities. ‘A publicly accessible rooftop garden is finally coming to the main branch of the Vancouver Public Library on West Georgia.’ Check out all the changes and when to expect them here.


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