Friday, September 21, 2012

meg_ma's Kitchen

Kitchen remodel with Sunroom, Cherry Cabinets and Light Granite

Details from meg_ma on 9/19/2012
Link to meg_ma's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to meg_ma's Finished photos
Link to meg_ma's Before&After Photo 

Our old cabinets were falling apart and our sun room was separated from the kitchen with a sliding glass door. Our main wish was to open up the room so we had more space and could see our wonderful backyard. Finished in the fall of 2009.

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cherry cabinets
  • Harvest Cream granite

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/New Footprint
Kitchen installation:     Hired General Contractor
Budget:    Middle Budget
Location:     U.S. Northeastern
Location Type:    Suburban
Basic Other Information:     We live in metro-west Massachusetts.

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Large Family, Multiple Cooks, User-Friendly for the Elderly
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed, Kitchen Designer
Kitchen Size:    Medium (151-350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):  
Kitchen Height:    Height 8 feet or less
Kitchen Shape:    U-Shaped Kitchen plus Island
Kitchen Style:  
Kitchen Island:    Single Island
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):     
Kitchen Peninsula:    Peninsula With Seating, Peninsula with one level
Kitchen Seating:    Peninsula Counter Seating
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Custom Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:  
Cabinet Manufacturer Details:    Country Craftsman, 420 West Street, Uxbridge, MA 01569,
(508) 278-2307     Ask for Billy and Patty!
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Cherry Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:    Wood Ply Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Framing:    Frameless Cabinet
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Full Overlay Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:    Curved/Arched Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    Medium Wood Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Stained Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Cabinets to the Ceiling
Mixed Cabinets?    No mixed cabinets
Cabinet Special Features:    Full Extension Cabinet Drawers, Soft-Close Cabinet Drawers

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Granite (slab) Countertop
Granite Countertop:    Harvest Cream
Countertop Color:    White/Cream Countertop, Yellow Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Polished Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Round Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    No Mixed Countertops
Countertop Supplier:    Marble and Granite Inc., Westwood MA
Countertop Fabricator:    BFR and Associates, Manchester NH, Ask for Jesse

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Limestone/Travertine Backsplash
Backsplash Type:    Mosaic Tile Backsplash, Square Tile Backsplash
Backsplash Pattern:    Grid pattern Backsplash, Mosaic Backsplash
Backsplash Tile Size:    Backsplash Tile Square - Medium (4x4)
Backsplash Size:    Full backsplash
Backsplash Color:    Light Backsplash, Beige Backsplash, Brown Backsplash, rust
Backsplash Details:    Field tiles are Turek Honed Seashell:    Mosaic is Modern Mythololgy Muse by Crossville
Backsplash Supplier:    Tile Plus More in Natick MA
Backsplash Special Features:    Unusual Backsplash Design

6. Kitchen Appliances

Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    KitchenAid KSCS25FVMS
Refrigerator Color:    Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    Side-by-Side  Refrigerator
Refrigerator Details:    Counter Depth, SxS; 24.5 cu ft; 4 shelves; SS; grey sides
Range Hood Manufacturer:    Broan Elite Series E6442SS
Range Hood Max CFM:    601-1000 CFM Range Hood
Range Hood MUA:  
Range Hood Color:    Stainless Steel Range Hood
Range Hood Special Features:    Under Cabinet Mount Range Hood
Range Hood Details:    42" 600 CFM, variable speed, 3 Halogen Lamps, SS, baffles
Cooktop Manufacturer:    Electrolux EW36GC55GS
Cooktop Color:    Stainless Steel Cooktop
Cooktop Details:    5-burner, Total BTU 56,000
Wall Oven Manufacturer:    Electrolux EW30EW65GS
Wall Oven Color:    Stainless Steel Wall Oven
Wall Oven Special Features:    Double Wall Oven
Wall Oven Details:    4.2 cu ft, 2 convection ovens, 4,000 wattage
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    Asko D5233XXLFI
Dishwasher Color:    Custom Wood Paneled Dishwasher
Dishwasher Details:    12 place settings, adjustable upper rack, 6 cycles, delay start
Microwave Manufacturer:    Kenmore
Microwave Color:    Stainless Steel Microwave 
Microwave Special Features:    Undercounter Microwave (not in drawer)
Additional Appliances:    Trash Compactor
Additional Appliance Information:    Re-used Hobart trash compactor.

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Installed All New Plumbing Lines
Main Sink Manufacturer:    Franke
Main Sink Material:    Stainless Main Sink
Main Sink Shape:    D-shaped Main Sink
Main Sink Bowls:    Double Bowl Sink
Main Sink Width:  
Main Sink Cabinet Size:  
Main Sink Mount:     Zero Reveal Undermount Sink
Main Sink Special Features:  
Main Sink Details:  
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    KWC   

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting

9. Kitchen Hardware

10. Kitchen Flooring

11. Kitchen Pantry

12. Kitchen Special Features

13. Kitchen Decor


14. Kitchen Additional Comments

Before Photos:  No
Floorplan Photos:  Yes