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Before and After: Our Renovation Progress

Isn’t it wonderful how a renovation can bring people together? The people doing the renovation themselves of course – Rob and I and the kids in our case. But then you can’t forget about everyone else that plays a part: Our immediate families, whom we recruit now and then – possibly against their better judgement. The skilled tradesmen that joined our team from time to time, grasped our vision, and worked by our sides with the same passion. The neighbours, because hey sometimes you need an extra set of hands, or ten, to erect a 15 foot pergola. Friends and more friends, or sometimes the same friends on repeat. And sure, might as well bring the kids, those cousins you are babysitting, and throw the dogs in while you are at it. The more the merrier. Beyond the actual physical bringing together, there is also this beautiful comradeship that can form with fellow renovators and enthusiasts. Take the neighbourhood dog walkers and runners for example, that don’t miss this loop so they can check in …