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PHASE ONE By Erin Legg
Last issue, we introduced you to Sven Gunter-Doerr and his premium renovation company, FineLine Developments Inc. The crew has been hard at work on a total house transformation, so let’s take a look at the first phase of the project.
nce finished, the original large open-space basement will include a spacious legal bedroom, a full bathroom, an open entertainment space and a separate utility room. FineLine chipped out the entire original concrete floor due to water leakage. To prevent future water damage, a new waterproofing system was installed to protect the foundation and new concrete flooring. With the new framing, drywall, mudding and taping nearing completion, the focus will be on completing the main floor to accommodate the homeowners’ ability to move in as soon as possible.
The Main Floor The 1,140 sq. ft. of this ’50s-era bungalow will become fully maximized. By removing the original drywall and flooring, some walls will be relocated and reframed to accommodate the open concept space envisioned by Sven. All exterior walls will be reinsulated and wrapped before the new drywall is mudded and taped. A new gas fireplace will be plumbed into the living room and the original three-bedroom layout is being completely redesigned to include a
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spacious master suite and second bedroom/ office area. Electrician Kevin Grotheim, from Riverbend Industries Ltd., is replacing the entire electrical system of the house. Sven and Kevin have worked on several projects in the past. Sven maintains daily contact with the homeowners, keeping them updated with weekly progress meetings. He eagerly anticipates the finishing stage where the FineLine team will provide its specialty touches. Stay tuned for phase two of this total home transformation by Saskatoon’s premium renovation experts, FineLine Developments Inc.
Fine Line Developments Inc. 834-57th Street East Saskatoon 306.244.2622 (office) 306.380.6470 (Sven Doerr’s cell) www.finelineinc.ca
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Photos Heather Fritz