DUO nominated for five 2017 ACE awards including Renovator of the Year By: DuoBuilding

August 28, 2017
Announcement, Awards, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Unique Custom Homes

DUO Building is thrilled to announce that the London Home Builders Associated (LHBA) has nominated us for five Awards of Creative Excellence (ACE), including Renovator of the Year. The 2017 awards ceremony will take place on October 12 at the Lamplighter Inn. In addition to Renovator of the Year, which DUO won in 2016, DUO […]

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No Pane – No Solar Gain By: DuoBuilding

March 31, 2015
General, Green Products, Kitchens, Renovation Planning, Renovation Products

DUO recently completed a beautiful kitchen renovation in Arva, ON. This kitchen included a popular design feature we include in many of our renovations, large picture windows! It is a great idea to add light to any room by enlarging openings. However, it is important to consider the heat that will be generated by larger […]

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Kitchen Renovation in Westmount By: DuoBuilding

February 12, 2013
Kitchens, Renovation Planning

We thought we would share one of our most recent kitchen renovations with you, completed for a fantastic family in the Westmount area. The existing kitchen had a strange layout with two mirrored peninsula islands that really disrupted flow. Additionally, the built-in breakfast bar and dining area was not being utilized well so we reclaimed […]

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Mixed Cabinet Finishes By: DuoBuilding

July 13, 2012
Kitchens, Uncategorized

We’ve all seen the sleek modern kitchens with dark central islands and white surrounding cabinets, but what if your home is more traditional? We have recently completed both modern and traditional kitchens with mixed cabinetry and countertops, and they really emphasize the custom look. Here are 3 examples: 1. This traditional kitchen has a successful […]

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Custom cabinetry… anything is possible! By: DuoBuilding

February 29, 2012
Kitchens

Renovating your dream kitchen and using custom cabinetry opens a world of possibility. Custom cabinets are designed just for you (based on your needs), and are built to make use of every last in of space. You might not want a built-in dog bed in your island, but this really shows you anything is possible. […]

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Green Coutertops By: DuoBuilding

October 6, 2011
Countertops, Green Products, Kitchens, Renovation Products, Uncategorized

Countertop materials used to be limited when looking for a green product. Just 5 years ago, it seemed that recycled-glass was the only option available (…and the colours were limited). Now, our renovation clients have a ton of options that rival the look and durability of granite or marble. In the latest issue of Dwell, […]

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Bowling Alley Wood Countertop – Kitchen Idea By: DuoBuilding

February 5, 2011
Countertops, Green Products, Kitchens

We have just completed this kitchen renovation and supplied the client with this reclaimed blowing alley countertop. This reclaimed bowling alley was rescued from the closed Brunswick Huron Bowl on Adelaide last year by our staff and management. Reclaimed materials when given some creative thinking can be reused for many applications. We finished the countertop […]

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BottleStone – New Countertop Material By: DuoBuilding

October 4, 2010
Countertops, Green Products, Kitchens, Reclaimed Material

Ever look at all of those glass bottles you recycle and wonder what they get turned into? Well, you might just be able to dine on your new countertops made of wine bottles of dinner parties past real soon. BottleStone is made from 80 percent postconsumer recycled glass bottles recovered from recycling centers outside of […]

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