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To restore to an earlier condition by repairing or remodeling.
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What does it mean when you dream about renovation?

A dream about renovation may indicate that old ideas or habits are being replaced by new ways of looking at the world and interacting with others.

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At the middle school, officials propose renovating classrooms, replacing student
Metzler will show brokers and sales agents how to estimate costs of renovating kitchens and baths, two of the most important areas of the home.
The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to the NEC, Birmingham, from March 24 - 27, with new ways to educate and inspire visitors wanting to build their future.
But council services and public utilities committee chairman Sadiq Rahma said that the public should be made aware of the case, considering that money has already been spent on renovating the homes.
Moscow Starts Renovating Tartous Port for Use by Russian Fleet
"This project is an excellent example of the cooperation between the United States and Jordan in investing in our young people, the greatest resource our two nations have," Ambassador Hale said.The renovations are part of a 4-year, $58 million US government-funded program announced in 2006 to assist Jordan in constructing and renovating schools throughout the country.
Written by spec rehab professional Lawrence Dworin, Profits in Buying & Renovating Homes is an in-depth guide to buying, repairing, and selling fixer-upper homes.
Three Baltimore authors, Allegra Bennett, Gail Marie Mitchell and Shana Yarborough, facilitated lively discussion on "The Contribution of the African American Book Club." Bennett's books are Renovating Woman (Atria, 1997), How to Hire a Contractor (Renovating Woman, 2000) and When a Woman Takes an Ax to a Wall: Where Is She Really Trying to Go?
The City Council on Wednesday studied 14 options, including renovating City Hall, building a new structure, or a combination of new and renovated offices.
Home remodeling is a popular way of increasing a house's value and functionality, and other books may advise on handling contractors and projects: but if you read only one book before you remodel, make it columnist Alan Heaven's What No One Ever Tells You About Renovating Your Home: it can save you dollars and grief.