We removed the full height wall separating the existing kitchen from the existing mud room/wash room. The partition wall separating the kitchen & the living room was removed to allow for an open concept. The door header between the kitchen & the dining room was removed for a semi flush ceiling pass through. The existing French door was built down and framed from a 72” width to a 60” width to allow for more upper and lower cabinetry run with a new solid wood true french door painted to matching the new cabinetry with oil rubbed bronze hinges and door handles. The wall to the left of the new fridge area was cut back at an angle taking only room from the oversized existing powder room to allow a better entry from the foyer to the new kitchen concept space. Removed existing linoleum flooring, laminate countertops, cabinets, kitchen sink, kitchen faucet, mud room/wash room sink, existing kitchen/mud room wall paper, steel door going from new bar area to garage was removed and replaced with solid wood door painted to match the new cabinetry with oil rubbed bronze hinges and door handles, and removed & capped existing plumbing & electrical lines.
Prepared all existing walls & ceiling for painting (mudded & sanded protrusion points), replaced drywall/mudded/sanded all areas that were demolished. Screwed down sub-floor to existing floor joists for tile installation. Installed self leveler underlayment system due to existing sub-floor being over 1 ¾” out of level in some areas.
Relocated & converted existing island gas cook top to slide-in range, brought plumbing lines to slide-in range area for antique copper pot filler, relocated existing fridge and ice maker line from where slide in range is currently to new full height pantry & cabinet depth fridge area, relocated & converted existing vinyl composite mud room sink to 18/10 stainless steel bar sink in new location with an antique copper bar faucet, installed commercial disposal systems in both the bar area sink & kitchen sink areas, and installed an antique copper kitchen faucet/soap dispenser/sprayer & 18/10 wide open stainless steel sink kitchen sink
Installed (10) 6” 90 watt 38 par flood recessed lights in kitchen & new bar area with multiple zones & dimmers, Set & placed a Swarski Crystal Schonbeck chandelier over island with a dimmer, installed LED strip under cabinet lighting with low voltage dimmers throughout new kitchen & bar area, installed GFI outlets spaced for homeowners convenience & to meet code throughout new kitchen & bar area, installed built-in halogen button lights inside glass bar upper cabinets, and installed designated appliance lines for new appliance specifications & code.
White Carrara rectified polished marble 18”x18” imported from Italy & installed broken joint/brick lay at a 1/16” grout line wall to wall allowing new cabinetry to sit on top of new marble flooring, ad-mix used with grout to ensure color continuity & treating grout throughout to be anti stain/ anti mold resistant, and commercial grade natural stone sealer .
¾” plywood platinum spec. level grade, maple wood species/ full overlay detailed door /European frameless construction allowing 1/16” space between doors & drawers, built in pantry customized with deep drawers/full extension roll outs/built in microwave/cabinet depth fridge with above cabinets brought out to fridge depth for built in look, built in cabinetry hood/blower with center cabinet panel & column construction with solid maple hand carved mounted corbels, pull out spice cabinet to the right of new slide-in range with customized heights for olive oil bottles & various spices, to the left of range (2) monster pull out deep drawers for pots/pans & a tray divider, (1) lazy suzan, (1) pull out trash can (2) cutlery drawers customized in island base (one for normal utensils & one for long serving/bbq utensils), double strength glass doors in bar area with 3/8” glass custom made shelves, shallow depth upper & lower cabinets for bar to kitchen run wrap around allowing cabinets not to protrude too much in to kitchen area with angled end cabinets to transition cabinet run, wine rack in bar area with slide in wine glass stem holder above bar sink, utility closet in bar area next to garage door for shoes & coats customized for homeowners needs, all drawers are full extension with heavy duty undermount cushion close glides, all cabinet doors are cushion close, and all base cabinets have full extention roll out shelves with cushion close glides.
Installed beleutaire exotic granite countertops from a Brazil query. Triple pencil/waterfall edge detail throughout with a custom shape island & perimeter corners templated & fabricated for homeowners.
White carrara rectified polished 2”x8” marble tile imported from Italy laid at a broken joint/brick lay 1/16” grout line. Ad mix used with grout to ensure color continuity and pre treating grout throughout during mixture for stain & anti mold resistance. Commercial grade sealer used to seal natural stone marble tiles. Tiled hood area above slide-in range area with a brick lay transition to a solid marble crown molding perimeter surrounding an antique copper pot filler with a marble reverse tile lay inside marble crown molding. Installed marble tiles up to ceiling/around/into bay window area with the depths of the bay window having a reverse tile lay. Installed marble tiles over floor to ceiling hvac return duct in bar area between utility cabinet & bar cabinetry run, and installed carrara marble receptacles & light switch plates on entire backslash.
Installed a stainless steel 36” cabinet depth fridge, 27” stainless steel built in microwave, 30” slide in range, built in 900CFM hood blower, 24” stainless steel dishwasher, and 24” wine and beverage fridge.