Monthly Archives: May 2012

Transforming unused space

A few years ago I worked on a 100 year old home and one of the biggest challenges with old homes (besides the crooked walls and uneven floors) is the lack of storage. After all, back then people didn’t own … Continue reading

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The Liberties

The best thing about early 80s condos is the size. They’re so much larger on average than condos built today. The worst thing is they tend to be a little dated and somewhat rundown. That was the case in this … Continue reading

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Amica

This 600 square foot condo at Bayview and Sheppard is the first home of a young, professional woman. She needed lots of storage (as do most condo owners) and wanted a space that is warm, cozy and feminine. The only … Continue reading

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Adding elegance with wainscoting

Wainscoting (adding wood panels between the baseboard and the chair rail) dates back to the 16th century when it was applied to the lower portion of interior walls to counteract the cold and dampness associated with stone walls. It is … Continue reading

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