Remodel Reveal: The New and Improved Grey and White Kitchen

Background:

This Bradenton couple contacted us after seeing our ad in a local publication. After their initial inquiry, they decided to attend one of our seminars where we discuss and help folks to avoid the most common remodeling mistakes. It was at that point that they decided to meet with us to discuss their goals for a kitchen remodel project.

At first, our client was not entirely sure what they wanted to do in their almost 50-year-old kitchen, but they knew it needed updating. After speaking with our designer, they decided to leave the appliances where they were and keep the existing layout.

So, apart from some minor structural changes, we decided to replace and update the cabinets, counters, flooring, etc with new items giving it a fresh new look that fits in with the rest of the home.

 

Solution:

We began this remodel by removing and disposing of everything that was existing in the kitchen. This included appliances, cabinets, countertops, flooring, and wallpaper. We also removed the drop ceiling and wall directly to the right of the kitchen window, which would eventually be the new home of additional cabinets and countertops.

After demolition was complete, we wired for new recessed lights, under cabinet LED lighting and a brushed steel ceiling fan. We also re-wired for the new placement of the microwave (from the left side of the range to the right side).

Directly following, our carpenters repaired and painted the drywall and ceiling by the kitchen window, which needed attention after removing the wall and drop ceiling.

Once the prep work was completed, we started on the flooring. The selections included a new Bedrosians glazed porcelain wood-look tile. With the flooring set, we then installed full-overlay, raised panel Wellborn Cabinets in a Dove Slate color. The corner base cabinets included lazy susans for convenient access to items used often. We also installed a double wastebasket cabinet and a few deep drawer cabinets to maximize storage.

With the cabinets in place, the countertops were templated for the new Cambria quartz that would later be installed. Amerock knobs and pulls were attached to the cabinets and our team started on the backsplash. A full-height subway tile in ice white color was placed on the sink and range walls. This was a simple clean design and is a nice touch with the light grey cabinets.

In completing this project, the brushed steel ceiling fan and under cabinet LED lights with dimmer switches were installed. New stainless-steel appliances were put in their place and finally, the kitchen was ready for cooking.

Our client was more than pleased with the outcome of their remodeled kitchen and they couldn’t wait to cook their first meal in the space.

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