Renovating your kitchen may sound like a huge, expensive undertaking, but there are actually some fairly cost-effective and simple updates you can make that can have a pretty dramatic effect.
The clients: Elaine & Jerel
In our last post about our Pleasant Hill main floor remodel project, we showed you the final floor plan and some really awesome renderings that helped the clients get a solid idea of the final result.
Here’s an update on the main floor remodel project we’ve been telling you about over the last few weeks.
Recently, we introduced you to a first floor remodeling project we’re working on with a couple in Pleasant Hill. When we left off, we had discussed what these clients liked and didn’t like about the multiple options we’d designed. While they were in our office for their initial consultation, we came up with another option that incorporated a lot of their feedback. To review, these were their priorities:
Recently, we started working with a couple located in Pleasant Hill who came to Kaufman Construction wanting to add on to their 1524 square foot (main level) ranch built in 2000. The house features three bedrooms upstairs and a finished basement with a fourth non-conforming bedroom. The clients felt they needed additional space and improved traffic flow throughout their main floor, but were also budget-conscious.
For a while now, brass has been back in homes in a big way. It started with touches here and there - a pendant light, a vase, or a photo frame to add a little warmth and glam - but is now definitely part of modern home decor. Nowadays, it's showing up in bathroom fixtures, kitchen hardware, and even appliances. It's important to note, too, that much of the brass we're seeing now (especially in kitchens and bathrooms) is not the super shiny polished brass of the past; rather, it's often un-lacquered so it develops a unique patina as it ages.
You’ve probably noticed a theme with the kitchen countertop materials I love – I’m a big fan of more eco-friendly, natural choices that are durable, made for actual working, and develop a patina over time. In addition to soapstone and butcher block, which I wrote about recently, I am a big fan of concrete surfaces.