Sunday, January 06, 2013

annsch's Kitchen

Caesarstone White and Grey Kitchen

Details from annsch on 12/4/2012
Link to annsch's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to annsch's Finished photos

We began this kitchen/family room remodel in May 2012 and finished in August 2012.

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Countertops: Island is Caesarstone Blizzard and Perimeter is Caesarstone Pebble 
  • Cabinets: Precision Cabinets (Brentwood, CA) 
  • Backsplash and above cabinets: Heath Ceramics, Antique White 2x4 in herringbone pattern 
  • Stove: Thermador PRO-HARMONY Gas Range 48"" 
  • Refrigerator: Kenmore Elite 
  • Sink: Blanco Cerrano 30"" 
  • Faucet: Brizo Baliza 
  • Knobs: Belwith (?) oval 
  • Handles: Alno Charlie Pull 
  • Pendants: Jamie Young St. Charles Pendants Mercury Glass 
  • Windows/Transom/French Doors: Marvin 
  • Floors: New growth fir/sanding and staining of old growth fir floors in fam room

Kitchen Details:

1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Existing Footprint/All New Items
Kitchen installation:    Hired General Contractor
Budget:    High Budget
Location:    U.S. Western
Location Type:    Suburban
Basic Other Information:  
~ General Contractor: Levitch and Associates, Berkeley, California
~ Architect: Hector DeLeon

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:    Large Family, Multiple Cooks, Small Children, Entertain Frequently
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed, collaboration with myself (homeowner) and architect
Kitchen Size:    Medium (151-350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):    12' x 18'
Kitchen Height:    Height 9 feet or less
Kitchen Shape:    Galley Kitchen, Galley Kitchen plus Island, Open Kitchen
Kitchen Style:    Arts and Crafts Style, Classic Style, Cottage Style, Traditional Style, Transitional Style
Kitchen Island:    Single Island, Island With Seating, Island with one level, Oversized Island
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):    40Wx116L 
Kitchen Peninsula:    No Peninsula
Kitchen Seating:    Island Counter Seating
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design
Design Special Features:    Custom Range Hood, Unique Window, wall removed between kitchen and family room

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Custom Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:    Precision Cabinets, Brentwood, CA
Cabinet Manufacturer Details:    Precision Cabinets, Brentwood, CA
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Box (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Framing:    Framed Cabinet
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Beaded Inset Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:    Raised Panel Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    White/Cream Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Painted Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Gap between Cabinets and Ceiling with Multi-Height Cabinets
Mixed Cabinets?    No mixed cabinets
Cabinet Special Features:    Full Extension Cabinet Drawers, Soft-Close Cabinet Drawers, Wall Cabinet with Top Hinge, Cabinet Inserts of Clear Glass
Cabinet Other Information:    custom gothic style mullioned glass cabinet uppers

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Quartz Countertop (Zodiac, Silestone,  CaesarStone, Cambria, etc.)
Quartz Countertop:    Caesarstone: Blizzard (island) and Pebble (perimeter)
Wood Countertop:    small walnut wood top on small cabinet
Countertop Color:    Gray Countertop, White/Cream Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Polished Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Eased Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    Mixed Countertops perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)
Countertop Supplier:  
Countertop Fabricator:    Stones Etc., San Leandro, CA

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Ceramic/Porcelain Backsplash
Backsplash Type:    Subway Tile Backsplash, 2x4 subway tile
Backsplash Pattern:    herringbone pattern
Backsplash Tile Size:    Backsplash Tile Rectangular - Small (1x2 to 2x4)
Backsplash Size:    Backsplash all the way up the wall
Backsplash Color:    White Backsplash
Backsplash Manufacturer:    Heath Ceramics, Sausalito, CA
Backsplash Details:    Antique White 2x4 subway tile
Backsplash Supplier:    Heath Ceramics, Sausalito, CA
Backsplash Special Features:    Handmade Tiles in  Backsplash

6. Kitchen Appliances
Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    Kenmore Elite
Refrigerator Color:    Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    French Door Refrigerator
Range/Stove Manufacturer:    Thermador      
Range/Stove Color:    Stainless Steel Range/Stove
Range/Stove Special Features:    Range Gas Continuous Grates, Range over 36 in wide, Commercial Style Range
Range Hood Manufacturer:    Vent-a-Hood
Range Hood Max CFM:  
Range Hood MUA:  
Range Hood Color:    Stainless Steel Range Hood
Range Hood Special Features:    Range Hood over 36 in wide, Liner Insert Range Hood
Range Hood Details:    Custom plaster and wood hood surrounding hood insert 
Wall Oven Manufacturer:    thermador
Wall Oven Color:    Stainless Steel Wall Oven
Wall Oven Special Features:    Double Wall Oven, Convection Wall Oven
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    Thermador
Dishwasher Color:    Stainless Steel Dishwasher

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Installed All New Plumbing Lines  
Main Sink Manufacturer:    Blanco
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 Mount:    Apron Front Sink
Main Sink Special Features:  
Main Sink Details:  
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    Brizo
Main Faucet Color/Material:    Stainless Steel Main Faucet
Main Faucet Finish:    Polished Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:    Pull-Out Spray Faucet, Single Handle Faucet

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
Electric Special Features:    Cable/TV/Computer Outlet, Outlet Covers match the Backsplash, Outlet in Island, Speakers/stereo (built-in):  
Lighting Special Features:    Above Cabinet Lighting, Dimmers in Kitchen, Pendant over Island, Pendant over Sink, Recessed Lighting, Under Cabinet Lighting

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Both Knobs and Pulls
Hardware Knobs Manufacturer:    Belwith--oval chrome
Hardware Knobs Material/Color:    Chrome Knobs  
Hardware Pulls Manufacturer:    Alno--Charlie pulls in chrome
Hardware Pulls Material/Color:    Chrome Knobs

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    New Flooring, Reused Existing Flooring (As Is)  
Flooring Material:    Wood Floor
Flooring Color:    Medium Wood Floor   
Flooring Other Information:    old growth and new growth fir flooring

11. Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Type:    Tall Cabinet Pantry
Pantry Size:    17"Wx72"H
Pantry Depth:    29"
Pantry Cabinet Features:    Individual Sliding Shelves in Pantry Cabinet  
Pantry Door:    Swing-Out Door on Built-in Pantry
Pantry Shape:    Straight Pantry Shelves
Pantry Items:    Bottled Goods in Pantry, Boxed Goods in Pantry, Canned Goods in Pantry, Paper Products in Pantry

12. Kitchen Special Features
Special Materials:    plaster hood
Convenience Items:    Appliance Garage, Cutting Board Storage, Dish Drawer, Pantry Rollout, Recycling Pullout, Trash Pullout, Tray Dividers

13. Kitchen Decor
Decor Wall Color:    Gray Wall Color

14. Kitchen Additional Comments
no information

Before Photos:     No
Floorplan Photos:    No