Topic: Renovations/Home Improvement/Construction

1. Our kitchen is too small. We need to ________ it.
  expand
  increase

2. Sorry about the mess! We're in the middle of ________.
  improvement
  renovations

3. We have to ________ these tiles; they are old and dirty.
  review
  replace

4. I asked the contractor to give me an ________ ( = a rough idea of how much the work will cost).
  estimate
  answer

5. We bought the new house because our old house was too small. We needed more ________ (= space).
  room
  area

6. We had to ________ down (= to get rid of) the wall.
  destroy
  break/take

7. It looks like it's about 300 ________ feet right now.
  square
  cubed

8. We'd like to ________ the size of this room.
  make twice
  double

9. There are __________ (= people hired on contract to do a certain job) for each phase of construction: heating, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, etc.
  containers
  contractors

10. Sometimes it's hard for contractors to find the exact materials that the __________ wants.
  client
  employee



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