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White House Renovation (1950)

As renovation , Swiss Renovation (from Latin renovare and Frühneuhochdeutsch renovate , 'renew'), referred to measures to repair of buildings . Damage due to wear and tear caused by normal use is removed and the original state of usability is restored - or a better state that is closer to or corresponds to the current state of the art (or current building regulations); The latter is called renovation .

In tenancy law , renovation is a synonym for cosmetic repairs ( wallpapering , painting). According to the preprinted rental contracts customary in Germany, their implementation is usually the responsibility of the tenant; According to the highest court rulings, this standard clause is not permitted for pure maintenance work (repairs) (exception: minor repairs).

The restoration of a building with a monument value must be distinguished from the renovation .

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Wiktionary: Renovation  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations