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renovate

To repair and upgrade,with a sense of changing something.Contrast with rehabilitate or restore, which imply keeping the same general character and appearance. Differences among the words are important when making modifications to historic structures,because renovation may not be allowed.A property owner's imprecise use of terminology regarding his or her plans could result in unintentional animosity by neighbors and historic preservation commissions.

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We enjoyed working with Renovate America to verify the green status of the bonds and applaud their efforts to help consumers become more sustainable homeowners.
To renovate the existing building to local health standards and codes, and increase employment opportunities for five youth at risk.
The most the Buckinghams have charged to renovate a single kitchen was $15,000.
Since the main object of the project was to renovate apartments for low-income residents, to do it well, within budget, and reasonably on time, you could stop right there and call it a successful public housing project.
We are delighted to partner with Renovate America at such an exciting time in the company's development," said Josh Raffaelli, Managing Director at Silver Lake Kraftwerk.
The Westpac Renovation Report also found that the perceived difficulty of renovating is not always the same as reality; with those intending to renovate for the first time more likely to have a negative perception of the renovating experience than those who have already been through the renovation.
To renovate a property at 251 Furby Street and increase House of Hesed's occupancy capacity to 10 spaces for HIV/AIDS clients, as well as provide one space for a live-in care worker.
While looking for buildings to renovate, most private developers will only consider buildings close to the efficient city metro stations,
SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Sperling, a former principal economic advisor to both President Obama and President Clinton, has signed on with Renovate America as a senior advisor on policy and corporate strategy and growth.
Besides these projects, the Government has introduced a huge project to renovate the dams of major irrigation tanks in the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa districts.
For that to happen, Katz-Ham, a real estate agent, knew they would have to renovate their condominium - something that would be difficult to do with a newborn in the house.
Kamloops Safe Housing Society, To renovate a property and operate it as a "safe house" for homeless men recovering from substance misuse.