Saskatoon HOME magazine Fall 2019

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Wish I woulda

renovation Reflecting on wishes and regrets Karin melberg schwier

Show me a homeowner completely and utterly content with a home renovation and I’ll show you a hen with teeth. Probably as mythical as unicorns, someone who can’t think

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of a single thing they would have done differently simply doesn’t exist. Once the sub-trades pack up their stuff, the plaster dust is vacuumed, and the novelty wears away to routine, wishful – and

sometimes wistful – thinking begins. Sage Advice from Professionals Saskatoon HOME asked contractors, builders, and various professionals in the

building and renovations industry how to avoid that nagging coulda, woulda, shoulda hangover. To help dodge some après-project pangs, consider their advice.