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01-06-2016 03:38 PM by canadianchips | 12 comments »

Hello all.I have been given opportunity to redo a 1971 home.Kitchen cabinets are mahogany. Well built. 3/8 lip door design ?They have been oiled over the years. The peple living in the home are both in early 60’s. They want update but not spend much money. Not sure how long they will be living in home. The home is also in the country. LOW resale value ! They also want to open concept. KItchen, Dining room living room. That part will be easy. Remove wall between kitchen and living room. IT IS NOT load bearing wall. Truss rafters, single story home.The question I have ?Kitchen footprint is not changing (I wold like too, hard to convince them of change, after all it is their money)Do I...

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