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October 2009 Renovation Newsletter

October 30, 2009

In this issue of reVISION’s Renovation Newsletter:


2009 Vancouver Home + Interior Design Show

reVISION participated in the 2009 Vancouver Home + Interior Design Show. Attendance to the show was up 30% compared to last year. Thank you to those who took advantage of the FREE tickets that were offered on last months’ newsletter.


2009 Georgie Awards Nominations

reVISION is honored to have been named a finalist for projects in two categories of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC 2009 Georgie Awards®, a celebration of excellence in home building in BC.

Georgie Awards Finalist

The Georgie Awards® is the culmination of great partnerships, commitment and dedication to the high standards our industry strives to uphold. Winners will be announced on March 13th, 2010.

2009 Georgie Awards Finalist
Best Residential Renovation
($100,000 – $249,000)
Heritage Haven
2009 Georgie Awards Finalist
Best Kitchen Renovation
(under $100,000)
Sizzlin’ Skyline


Heritage Haven Project

2009 Georgie Awards Finalist
Best Residential Renovation
($100,000 – $249,000)

Georgie Awards Finalist
One of few original homes on the street, it was important to the clients to be sensitive to its 1912 heritage. Original flooring was saved, refinished and reused wherever possible throughout the renovation. Additional reclaimed hardwood was installed in the kitchen and custom staircase.

The original iron chandeliers were rewired to meet current electrical code and re-installed. The introduction of skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows provide additional light for the living areas, along with views of the mature trees outside.

Numerous energy efficient considerations were put into place including insulation, windows, and Energy Star appliances.

The attic was transformed from a dark storage space into bright, 800 sq. ft. private master suite accessed by a unique and elegant new staircase.

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Laneway Housing Approved in the City of Vancouver

Laneway Housing has been approved in the City of Vancouver. Todd attended a meeting with the City of Vancouver regarding Laneway Housing on September 22nd.

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  • I want to thank you again for the great service you have personally provided from start to finish of our project. It has been very much enjoyed and appreciated.

    I would be happy to speak with any future prospective customers on your and your companies behalf.

    , Vancouver
  • We have undertaken several projects over the past couple of years using your company’s services and have found you to be attentive to our needs and concerns, responsive to our requests, and as efficient as the busy construction industry can under existing conditions.

    , Tsawassen
  • When our renovations were complete, we were very pleased with the quality and detail of the work that had been done. Also the estimated time in which Todd quoted at the beginning was accurate.

    , Richmond
  • Todd is very organized and detail-oriented as well as being incredibly reliable…Todd represents a high level of professionalism within the work being done as well as on a personal level.

    , Vancouver
  • A special thanks is due to Todd for seeing to it that the work progressed efficiently, with materials and trades people arriving when needed.

    , Langley
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