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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

The master bathroom shower now features a sloping entry floor and a fold-down seat. Von Borstel saw an idea for a slope-in shower with no door on HDTV.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

A laundry room was turned into a wet bar in the kitchen by widening the doorway and opening windows to the living room .

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Sue Von Borstel chose custom glass faces for one of the new cabinets in her kitchen. The original kitchen was gutted and new all-wood cabinets installed.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Sue Von Borstel, who retired a year ago,spent the first year of her retirement renovating the interior of her house. Among her projects, she gutted the kitchen and moved a wall.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

An island was added to the kitchen and the appliances were updated in the remodel. During the construction, Von Borstel cooked in her garage using a hot plate and microwave.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Before the remodeling, a glass door was used on the shower in the master bathroom.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

The sink, toilet and tile were among the items replaced in the master bathroom.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

A band of tile in pewter, black and white, like the colors on the shower floor, runs throughout the bathroom. A medicine cabinet was also added.

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Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

Retirement was opportunity to remodel home

There's been little lounging for Sue Von Borstel since the Pima County employee retired a year ago.

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