Whether staying in place or planning to take advantage of an improving real estate market to sell your home, spring and summer are upgrade seasons. From adding a bathroom to creating an outdoor kitchen, certain improvements pay off for homeowners — whether they are selling or staying. And while plumbing challenges, such as breaking through concrete or opening walls, may discourage some people, savvy homeowners know a tried-and-true option solves such problems.
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Mini-Case Study | October 2022
With the help of Able Plumbing & Heating, Saskatchewan residents Jeff and Yana Zhdanova add a half-bathroom with the self-contained Sanicompact toilet system in the basement to accommodate their Ukrainian relatives relocating to Canada for safety.
ESTLIN, SASKATCHEWAN — When news broke of the Russia-Ukraine invasion, Saskatchewan couple Jeff and Yana Zhdanova knew relocating Yana’s family to Canada was imperative. Time was of the essence, as Sumy, Yana’s hometown located approximately 30 kilometers south of the Russian border, was then under direct attack.
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Saskatchewan residents use a donated Sanicompact macerating pump unit to add a basement toilet for Ukrainian family members with the help of Regina-based contractor Able Plumbing & Heating.
ESTLIN, SASKATCHEWAN (AUGUST 2, 2022) — As Saskatchewan residents Jeff and Yana Zhdanova watched Russia attack Ukraine, they knew getting Yana’s Ukrainian family to safety in Canada was a top priority. Jeff’s wife Yana was born and raised in Sumy, a Ukrainian town located 30 kilometers south of the Russian border that was under direct attack.
Mini-Case Study | May 2022
Resourceful owner-couple successfully converts multiple bedroom closets into stylish half-baths for its guests without the costly headache of breaking through concrete to create drainage.
MURRAY RIVER, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND — Mary Ritchie, a registered veterinary technician and her fiancé Tony Reed, a retired home builder, always wanted to own a bed-and-breakfast. After purchasing a 3,400-square-foot home during the Covid-19 pandemic, the couple moved to Prince Edward Island and made their dream a reality by establishing The Olde Anchor Bed & Breakfast.