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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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One of the most significant revisions is the elimination of a requirement to take hands-on classes for the renovator refresher training.
If a renovator doesn't take the 4-hour refresher course before the expiration of their current certification, they'll need to retake the 8-hour initial course to be certified again.
With the exception of Rita's father, Charles, these characters populate Burry's operatic treatment of what happened to Baby Kintyre, with the addition of the modern-day renovator Bob, and his wife, Jill, and speaking parts for Wiens and Nicol.
Thankfully, there are plenty of enthusiastic property renovators who take great pride in restoring period properties to their former glory and strive to put back in features that are close to what would have been originally there.
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Career saleswoman turned house renovator Sylvia Marshall has advice for those thinking of venturing into property ownership, or even letting a home out, and looking to save money where they can: don't be afraid to DIY.
While some see in him a most important literary figure and a renovator of the French language, others flatly deny him any artistic talent and see his books, not as works of art, but as the piercing shrieks of a madman.
VX) to raise a fund from private investors to acquire part of HBOS's stakes in firms such as Keepmoat, the renovator of social housing, and Ainscough, Britain's largest crane hire operator.