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Remodeling

The process of modifying an existing building or space for current use; usually involves replacing some of the existing building fabric or adding new components.
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alterations

1. A construction project (or portion of a project) comprising revisions within or to prescribed elements of an existing structure, as distinct from additions to an existing structure.
2. Remodeling.
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* There's no guarantee, but membership in the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and the NAHB Remodelors Council suggests an established business.
Likewise, when Tampa-based Kash n' Karry took over 24 Florida Choice stores from Kroger, the company chose not to do major remodeling. "We changed the exterior signs and did some paint touchups to make the colors more similar to our existing Kash n' Karry units, but we didn't do major remodels," said Tony Conboy, a company spokesman.
For more information on HDR Remodeling, visit their website at hdrremodeling.com or contact them by email at hdr@hdrremodeling.com or by phone 510-845-6100.
BNCW's Home Tour & Remodeling Expo attendees are more likely to be serious prospects, who are in the market to buy, build, or remodel.
OHi designer, Teri Meiners, explained the clients' desire for remodeling and the intent behind the design saying "When our clients first came to us, they were seeking to transform their homes existing closed floor plan into an open concept layout.
Both reports projected home improvement spending increases in the short term, especially during the holiday season and where pent-up demand for remodeling services is driving the market.
ART's in vivo data is said to suggest that its next-generation bioresorbable stent is designed to promote positive arterial remodeling.
Look at magazines and Web sites and collect pictures of what homes or remodeling projects you like.
While interest in remodeling remains high, a recent survey of American homeowners reveals that falling home prices and fears of recession are causing homeowners to reduce their remodeling plans.
Neil Kelly Co., a Portland-based design/build remodeler with showrooms in north Portland, Eugene and Lake Oswego, has acquired a Bend kitchen and bath business and will convert it to its latest remodeling design center and showroom.
In hardcover REMODEL was titled HOUSE TRANSFORMED: this paperback edition represents the fourth in a series of books produced in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects and Taunton, and provides homeowners with over two hundred color photos to accompany seven basic tips on successfully remodeling, from understanding regional and property site pros and cons to designing with compatibility and safety in mind, and budgeting.