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Encyclopedia > Renovation

Renovation is the process of restoring or improving a structure. Two prominent types of renovations are commercial and residential.

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Renovation at the Parthenon

The process of a renovation, however complex, can usually be broken down into several processes. They are: Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (3519 × 2345 pixel, file size: 6. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixel Image in higher resolution (3519 × 2345 pixel, file size: 6. ... The Parthenon east façade The Parthenon from the south. ...

This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Engineering is the design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... Demolition of the Old Myer Building, Perth, Western Australia. ... The structure of a thing is how the parts of it relate to each other, how it is put together. This contrast with process, which is how the thing works; but process requires a viable structure. ... Repair and Maintenance is fixing any sort of mechanical or electrical device should it get out of order or broken (repair) as well as performing the routine actions which keep the device in working order (maintenance) or prevent trouble from arising (preventive maintenance). ...

Relevance to current events

In many cities around North America and the world, real estate prices are climbing. Many popular TV shows in North America involve renovations or home make-overs. As a result of these factors, the renovation market has thrived in many major cities and suburban centres around the world. Pop culture and investment opportunity have inspired people to better their homes and, in turn, assist in raising neighbourhood property values. North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ...


Big box stores like Home Depot and Rona are becoming larger companies due to the increase in the desire for renovations. The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) is an American retailer of home improvement and construction products. ...


External links

  • National Association of Home Builders Remodelers Council
  • Home Improvement and Renovations

See also

  • Home improvement

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Renovation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (171 words)
Renovation is the process of restoring or improving a structure.
The process of a renovation, however complex, can usually be broken down into several processes.
As a result of these factors, the renovation market has thrived in many major cities and suburban centres around the world.
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