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Joint Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels

Our wonderful clients, Angie & Erin, had us remodel both their kitchen and one of their bathrooms in one fell swoop! They were a delight to work with, and we love how their new kitchen and bathroom turned out.

We kept the same layout in the kitchen, but updated everything. We built new custom cabinets, installed granite counters with a leather finish, tile back splash, a new vent hood and cook top, and wood-look tile flooring throughout the kitchen, dining, and living areas. The white cabinets, gray counters, and subtle back splash make the kitchen feel so much brighter than before. Removing the upper cabinets and creating a flat counter space around the sink significantly opens up their galley kitchen to the living room.

 

On the sink side, we included a trash can pull out and installed a new dishwasher. A larger cabinet was built above the refrigerator to partly make up for the lost storage when we removed the upper cabinets.

 

We also built a custom wine rack to make use of the empty wall space to the right of the refrigerator.

 

A closer look at the cabinetry detail.

 

On the opposite side of the kitchen, we replaced the vent hood and cook top. We also included two sets of drawer banks in the lower cabinets. We installed new recessed lighting on the ceiling to replace the large rectangular fluorescent light.

 

We love the way their new wood look tile flows all throughout the downstairs living areas.

 

For their upstairs bathroom, we also kept the same layout, and gave everything an update. We built a new vanity and replaced the doors on the linen closet to match, installed the same granite counter and wood-look tile floor as in the kitchen, removed all the tile from the bathroom walls and replaced it with drywall, expanded and tiled the shower (with two corner shelves), added a recessed light in the shower, installed a frame-less glass shower door, replaced the toilet, and hung a hickory floating shelf above the toilet. We also removed the massive light fixture from above the vanity and replaced it with a simple light fixture.

 

We love how clean and simple this bathroom turned out, and how well it coordinates with their new kitchen. Angie and Erin were such a pleasure to work with. They have two young kids and were living in their home throughout the remodel, but they stayed patient and flexible with us throughout the process. We are thankful they trusted us with both of these projects, and are so glad that they love their new kitchen and bathroom!

Bathroom Remodel: Before & After

Our client, Justin, had an outdated and very tight bathroom. To the right of this shower stall was a narrow linen closet which was removed to make room for a much larger shower. We installed custom maple floating shelves and towel racks above the new toilet. The existing vanity and built-in storage unit was repainted and we replaced the top with a leather finished black granite counter. We love the way Justin’s tile choices came together: a gray wood-look tile for the floor, subway tile surround in the shower, and a small hexagon shower floor tile. In order to help out a friend financially, Justin decided to save some money on the remodel. He did much of the demo and painting himself, and did an excellent job. He is a great guy and we are thankful for the opportunity to work with him!

Kitchen Remodel: Before & After

We have been busy with quite a few kitchen & bathroom renovations over the past few months. Here’s a close look at one of our kitchen remodels we recently completed for our client, Dawn. It was a pleasure working with Dawn, and we are so pleased with the finished result.

We didn’t need to change much about the layout of this kitchen. We relocated the fridge to make room for a double oven, and relocated the sink from the corner of the peninsula to the center. We replaced the existing cabinets with new custom cabinets, floating shelves, appliances, paint, flooring, granite counters, new fixtures, and a custom vent hood. Dawn chose a leather finish for her granite counters, which gives it a more natural stone look. Traditionally, granite is smoothly finished and has a glossy sheen. The leather finish provides a matte look with a slightly rough texture. It almost feels like a hybrid between traditional granite & concrete, and is a great compromise for homeowners who are wanting a concrete look without it feeling too industrial. We love the way it looks in Dawn’s kitchen with the other natural elements she chose.

As a carpentry company, we like to bring unique elements of custom carpentry to all of our remodels. We constructed Dawn’s vent hood & floating shelves out of common pine. While this type of wood is not typically used for staining, we wanted to use a type of wood that would only hold stain on certain parts of the grain, in order to accentuate the texture. Dawn loved the look of the sample we created, and I think the end result is a perfect contrast to the gray & white color palate in the rest of her kitchen.

Have a look at Dawn’s kitchen!

We also updated Dawn’s fireplace to keep with the style of her new kitchen. We replaced the outdated wood & tile with painted brick and built a custom mantle out of knotty alder wood.

Dawn’s vision for her kitchen turned out beautifully, and we are thankful for the opportunity to help her create a space she loves!