Elegance In Renovation

This beautiful home located in British Columbia underwent a major face-lift to both the interior and exterior. The home owners can now get much more enjoyment out of all the natural beauty on this property. T.Q. Construction added a den, a new kitchen and a master suite, which was designed to take advantage of the peek-a-boo water view.

About the builder

The TQ Philosophy: We believe successful renovation isn’t simply about tearing down and starting over, it’s about retaining materials and labor which have value and history. It’s taking a home that’s already good, and making it even better.

For more information about this project or TQ Construction, visit their website at www.tqconstruction.ca .

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With more than 20 years of experience in the renovation and carpentry business, TQ Construction has grown from a spontaneous venture to one of the most successful, forward-thinking renovation companies in the Greater Vancouver area. Since husband-and-wife team Ralph and Helene Belisle formed the business in 1985, TQ Construction continues to be recognized as a leader in the residential home renovation market in the Lower Mainland. Having completed dozens of award-winning renovations, the company has been a Silver Georgie Awards finalist 15 times and has been awarded eight Gold Georgie Awards, as well as being named Best Renovator in BC at both the 2004 and 2006 Georgie Awards. Believers in working with clients to reconstruct, redesign, or add on to existing homes rather than tearing down and rebuilding, TQ Construction has become a leader in the green environmental movement, as Ralph's team works to improve energy efficiency and to utilize the most sustainable resources available. TQ Construction President Ralph Belisle is Past President of both the Canadian Home Builder's Association of BC and the Greater Vancouver Home Builder's Association. He is also Chair of the Renovation Council of BC. For more information, please visit www.tqconstruction.ca .

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Original Entrance After

Classic Meets Modern

Nov 27, 2009 by TQ Construction Ltd

The design of this Georgie Award winning renovation focused on the best use of space for a large multipurpose kitchen.



A Word or Two About Design Styles

Feb 28, 2012 by BiglarKinyan Design Partnership Inc.

When it comes to renovating the home, most homeowners have difficulty describing the style that they want. With the amount of jargon and the subtle difference between the styles, you'd have to be an architecture historian to tell them apart. The following are brief descriptions of the most popular interior design styles meant to give you an edge in choosing and talking about the styles you like.

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Modern Classic by BKDP

Feb 28, 2012 by BiglarKinyan Design Partnership Inc.

The new kitchen was a part of a full ground level renovation in a modern classic style. Our goal was to make every elevation, however pragmatic, a balanced visual composition with interesting visual elements.

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The Updated Kitchen

Jan 01, 2012 by Clements Interiors

An out-of-date kitchen original to the home needed to be updated to reflect the new homeowners' desire to have a kitchen, which more accurately reflected their need for more storage and larger work surfaces.

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The Evolution of a Dream

Jan 13, 2012 by Dream Kitchens

Stunning all-wood dark cabinets add character and class to any kitchen. New granite countertops and hardwood floors allow the cabinets to stand-out.

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Etobicoke Kitchen Reno by Allyn Construction

Sep 01, 2011

The project’s goal was to create a larger and open concept kitchen. Beautiful kitchen cabinets, appliances, floor, lighting and painting make the kitchen a warm and inviting space that will welcome home chefs and guests alike for many years. Allyn Construction been building and renovating in the GTA since 1986 specializes in renovations and additions, offering full design/build services and more.

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Original Bayden After Front

Restored Victorian

May 24, 2011 by Bayden Build & Renovate

Giving the house a fresh look while being true to its original look from the 1890’s, this Renovation project has been nominated for the 2011 Cabbagetown Restoration Award.

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Original Kitchen After 1

The Britannia House

May 02, 2011 by Kurmak Builders

A bright new contemporary kitchen with walk-in pantry and skylight – what more could one ask for? How about an additional third bedroom and an addition to the main floor that creates a new master bedroom with an expanded ensuite? This stunning renovation inspires awe and envy.

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Original 1st Fl After

Addition with Accessibility

Mar 23, 2011 by The Construction Group

The home owner wanted to add more square footage to the house and at the same time wanted to ensure that the house would have enhanced accessibility.

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Original Kitchen After 1

A Complex Beauty

Mar 09, 2011 by Latitude

This design-forward kitchen, combining both stunning Marble and Quartz countertops, won an award at the Annual National Design Competition presented by the National Kitchen and Bath Association.