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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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% renovators N Movers 34.0 608 Stayers 33.9 1411 Total sample 34.3 2019 Source: Housing and Location Preference Survey, 1991.
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IREM urges the EPA to make the training for certified renovators free to help with the creation of this type of worker.
A true professional renovator makes it his business to know what trends are current and what's on the horizon.
Another target for the renovator, Red Furlongs was once a farmhouse, has been empty for some years and could be extended into the adjoining barn.
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"We are not currently planning to extend the April 2010 effective date for firm and renovator certification and lead-safe work practices.
Air Atlantique offers historic planes for pleasure flying, corporate events and air and static displays as well as being a classic plane renovator being recognized throughout Europe.
Under the rule, renovation workers would be required to be trained and certified by the EPA or receive on-the-job training in lead-safe work practices from a certified renovator with additional stipulations.
Renovator Liam O'Neill, said: "It fell in on itself like a pack of cards.