Menno Bathroom Renovation Roundup – Part 1

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It’s the middle of the winter in southwestern Ontario and folks are starting to get a little stir crazy with cabin fever. To help lighten the mood and add a little inspiration to your day we thought we’d get a little cheeky for February’s blog and focus on bathrooms. So, here’s a renovation roundup of some of our favourite bathroom renovations we recently completed in Waterloo Region. We hope they will inspire your next home improvement!

A sleek and minimal soaker tub from our Waterloo ensuite renovation.
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2019 Home Design Trends

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A new year means a whole new array of home design trends to look forward to. As design enthusiasts we are always excited to see what exciting new inspiration comes with the new year. We wouldn’t be design experts if we didn’t share our list along with some photos of past projects that seem to be a bit ahead of their time. Then again, trends do come back around! Here’s what we’re predicting will be hot for home interiors in 2019.

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Behind-the-Scene – North Waterloo Addition 

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We have been busy this fall with our North Waterloo home addition headed up by Menno Co-Owner/Project Manager Art Janzen. Starting out as a bathroom renovation, due to a leak, this project evolved into a full-blown kitchen addition. Backsplit homes can be tricky to renovate with all of the multiple levels and angles but luckily we have experience working in this home. We completed a basement renovation for them in 2006, and it’s always a pleasure working with repeat clients.

Menno Onsite in Waterloo, Ontario

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Successful Renovations Start With Putting People First 

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At Menno S. Martin, building great relationships is the start to successful home renovations. Our clients appreciate the attention and care we take in listening to their design ideas, needs and budget, putting them at ease before the work begins. We know that a home renovation can be a stressful and timely process so it’s important that our team members are always respectful, helpful, kind and considerate when they are on site and it shows!

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Feature Project Before & After – Creekside Master Bedroom and Ensuite

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2018 has been full of all types of home renovation projects for our team and we are excited to share a new feature project – before and after. Project Creekside in Waterloo started in late March and wrapped in June. We documented the process of this renovation so you can see the full transformation from start to finish! 

Art talks about the changes to this Waterloo, Ontario home

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A Summer Celebration with Team Menno

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Our team at Menno S. Martin works really hard throughout the year and we wanted to recognize all of their efforts by treating them to a summer celebration at Art’s house in Waterloo. 

Recognizing the efforts of our awesome team at our backyard summer celebration in Waterloo, Ontario.

The crew at our Summer 2018 Celebration

The fun started with a rainy set-up and a small snag with the food truck breaking down, but as renovators we are quite accustomed to making changes on the fly so we made up a plan B and everything turned out perfectly. We had beautiful weather the day of the event, and the tent provided by Brad and Phil from Huron Perth Tent Rentals gave us all a shady spot to eat.  Continue reading