Wednesday, October 03, 2012

dragonfly08's Kitchen

Super White Quartzite Kitchen

Details from dragonfly08 on 9/13/2012
Link to dragonfly08's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to dragonfly08's kitchen photos 
Link to dragonfly08's Before&After Photo

Kitchen renovations took approx 10 weeks at the beginning of 2012.  House is a colonial built in the mid 1980s in Central NY.
Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinets: Custom frameless cabinets by Concepts in Wood; painted BM Chantilly Lace
  • Countertops: Super White Quartzite (main perimeter & island); Titanium Soapstone (coffee/wine bar)
  • Backsplash: Jeffrey Court 3x6 field tiles in Glacier (also listed under Best Tile's Bellevue collection)
  • Range: Bluestar 36"" (RNB364GV1)
  • Hood: Vent-A-Hood (professional series)
  • Main Sink: Shaws 30"" fireclay sink by Rohl
  • Main Faucet: Rohl Country Kitchen single lever with sidespray

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Existing Footprint/All New Items
Kitchen installation:     Hired General Contractor
Budget:    Middle Budget
Location:     U.S. Northeastern
Location Type:    Suburban

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Small Children
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed, Kitchen Designer
Kitchen Size:  
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):  
Kitchen Height:    Height 8 feet or less
Kitchen Shape:    L-Shaped Kitchen plus Island
Kitchen Style:    Traditional Style, Transitional Style
Kitchen Island:    Single Island
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):    42Wx118L
Kitchen Peninsula:    No Peninsula
Kitchen Seating:    Island Counter Seating
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design
Design Special Features:    Beverage/Bar Center, Coffee Center, Built-in Pantry, Wall removed between kitchen & DR

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Custom Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:  
Cabinet Manufacturer Details:    Concepts in Wood (Syracuse, NY)
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:  
Cabinet Box (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Framing:    Frameless Cabinet
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Full Overlay Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:  
Cabinet Color:    White/Cream Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Satin Cabinet Door, Matte 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:    Soapstone Countertop, Quartzite
Soapstone Countertop:    Titanium  
Countertop Color:    Black Countertop, Gray Countertop, White/Cream Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Polished Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Single Bevel Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    Mixed Countertops perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)
Countertop Supplier:    PMI International (Marlboro, NJ)
Countertop Fabricator:    Vallars Tile and Marble (Syracuse, NY)

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Ceramic/Porcelain Backsplash
Backsplash Type:    Subway Tile Backsplash
Backsplash Tile Size:    Backsplash Tile Rectangular - Medium (2x4 to 3x6)
Backsplash Size:    Backsplash all the way up the wall
Backsplash Color:    Blue Backsplash, Gray Backsplash
Backsplash Manufacturer:    Jeffrey Court via Best Tile
Backsplash Details:    Bellevue collection in Glacier
Backsplash Supplier:    Best Tile

6. Kitchen Appliances

Appliances: New/Reused?    Mix of Old and New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:   
Range/Stove Color:    Stainless Steel Range/Stove
Range/Stove Special Features:    Range Mount Slide-in, Range Griddle, Convection Range, Pro-Style Range
Range/Stove Manufacturer:    Bluestar RNB364GV1
Range Hood Manufacturer:    Vent-A-Hood PRH18
Range Hood Max CFM:    601-1000 CFM Range Hood
Range Hood MUA:  
Range Hood Color:    Stainless Steel Range Hood
Range Hood Special Features:    Wall Mount Range Hood, Pro-Style Range Hood
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    Kitchenaid
Dishwasher Color:    Stainless Steel Dishwasher

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Mix of Old and New Plumbing Lines
Main Sink Manufacturer:    Shaws Original 30" by Rohl
Main Sink Material:    Fireclay Main Sink
Main Sink Shape:    Rectangular Main Sink
Main Sink Bowls:    Single Bowl Sink
Main Sink Width:    Main Sink 30 to 34 inches
Main Sink Cabinet Size:    Main Sink Cabinet 33 inch
Main Sink Mount:     Negative Reveal Undermount Sink, Apron Front Sink
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    Rohl Country Kitchen series
Main Faucet Color/Material:    Chrome Main Faucet
Main Faucet Finish:    Polished Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:    Single Handle Faucet, Side Spray Faucet
Prep Sink Manufacturer:  
Prep Sink Material:    Stainless Prep Sink
Prep Sink Width:  
Prep Sink Width:    Prep Sink under 20 inches
Prep Sink Details  
Prep Faucet Manufacturer:    EcoPure
Prep Faucet Details:  
Prep Faucet Color/Material:    Chrome Prep Faucet
Prep Faucet Finish:    Polished Prep Faucet
Plumbing Special Features:    Filtered Water Faucet, RO filtration system  

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
no information

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Pulls Only
Hardware Pulls Manufacturer:    Amerock Highland Ridge
Hardware Pulls Material/Color:    Chrome Knobs

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    New Flooring
Flooring Material:    Wood Floor
Flooring Color:    Dark Wood Floor

11. Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Type:    Walk-in Pantry (Built-in)
Pantry Size:    52Wx64L
Pantry Depth:    11
Pantry Cabinet Features:    Fixed Shelves in Pantry Cabinet, Base Cabinet with drawers
Pantry Shelving:    Painted Wood Open Shelving in Built-in Pantry
Pantry Door:    Pocket Door on Built-in Pantry
Pantry Shape:    L-Shaped Pantry Shelves
Pantry Items:    Bottled Goods in Pantry, Boxed Goods in Pantry, Canned Goods in Pantry, Dishes in Pantry, Paper Products in Pantry, Pots and Pans in Pantry, Microwave, Toaster oven
Pantry Containers:    Baskets in Pantry, Glass Specialty Jars  in Pantry
Special Pantry Features:    Appliances Used in Pantry, Electrical Outlet in Pantry
Pantry Other Information:    Motion-sensor light
12. Kitchen Special Features

Convenience Items:    Drawer Dividers, Knife Drawer, Lazy Susan, Recycling Pullout, Spice Rack, Super Susan, Toe Kick Drawer, Tray Dividers, Water Dispenser

13. Kitchen Decor

Decor Wall Color:    Gray Wall Color
Decor Wall Color Details:    BM Revere Pewter  

14. Kitchen Additional Comments
no information  

Before Photos:  Yes  
Floorplan Photos:  No