This 40-year old raised ranch frustrated our clients with the small kitchen area and limiting layout of the kitchen, living room and dining room.
Our plan was to remove the walls between the kitchen, dining room and living room and open up the whole space. The completely remodeled kitchen featuring new cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and a new center island is now a showcase, and the focus of both the living and dining rooms.
However the renovation did present one fairly significant challenge. We had to transfer the weight of the main support beam without disturbing the finished basement ceiling below. To do this, we removed more of the subfloor in the kitchen and cut in new beam work.
The homeowners were also quite concerned that any “modern” updates would not take away from its inherent architecture and style. To avoid … Read More »
Craftsmanship is a top priority in any home remodeling project. It complements the quality of a product and can make even inexpensive choices look good, last longer, and require less maintenance.
Good design is a key element in any successful remodeling or building project. Your success begins with a vision and a team of talented professionals who can craft that vision into a set of plans, build according to the plans, and deliver an award winning product that will stand the test of time. Below are several ideas of what excites us in a home.
Big kitchen and Family room with an open floor plan – Most families spend the majority of their time in this area of the home and are asking for spacious, but cozy gathering spaces. An open plan is great for entertaining as well.
A fireplace in the family … Read More »
The homeowners had several objectives for the remodel of their kitchen. They wanted to change the style from contemporary to French provincial. They also wanted to improve the traffic flow, gain more counter space, improve the lighting and incorporate the kitchen design to other areas of their home.
To achieve the look the homeowners wanted, the color and style of the cabinetry play an important role.
All cabinetry was custom-designed and custom-made using natural cherry with beaded inset and raised panel doors.
Wood paneling was used on most of the appliances to bring more warmth into the overall color scheme.
Accents such as the birdcage knobs, chrome polished plumbing fixtures, black granite countertops, bead board, and dental molding were incorporated to achieve a … Read More »