renovate


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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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He also wanted the minister to explain if the person who leased the abattoir was expected through the contract to renovate and meet waste water standard, adding that if so, the minister should furnish Parliament with the contract.
Renovate America Head of Investor Relations Nicole Montecalvo noted that with the latest securitization, the company had more than doubled its investor base in 2016.
To upgrade and renovate the kitchen and create a permanent food bank area with storage space.
To renovate a former Bank of Montreal building and operate a furniture warehouse depot for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Kamloops Safe Housing Society, To renovate a property and operate it as a "safe house" for homeless men recovering from substance misuse.
LLC, commented, "We are very excited to have had the opportunity to renovate this architectural gem for affordable housing.