CLIENT: Jim White
PROJECT LOCATION: Yorktown Heights
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Kitchen remodel - removal of partition wall separating the
dining room from the kitchen, all new plumbing, electrical & lighting; custom tiled
countertops, backsplash and flooring; all new appliances, cabinets and pot rack.
AGE OF STRUCTURE: 40 years
STYLE OF HOUSE: Raised Ranch
SQUARE FOOTAGE OF JOB: 100
STARTING DATE: May 1996
COMPLETION DATE: June 1996
AVERAGE PRICE RANGE ON SIMILAR PACKAGES*: $22,000 - $25,000
How does this kitchen look and feel larger?
1- A 36" stove was too large for this tiny kitchen; it was downsize to 30".
2- A microwave / hood combo was called for to maximize counter space.
3- Light color cabinets, like light color clothing's makes a person look larger, makes
this kitchen appear larger.
4- There is almost twice as many cabinet doors as before, but just 50% more storage space;
by reducing the size of the doors [also cabinet frames] and instead multiply them, you
create the 'illusion' of having more cabinets, therefore more space!
5- Deeper countertop.
6- Patterned countertop [tiles]
7- Diagonal pattern for floor tiles.
8- More efficient lighting.
9- Light color painting.
What is the end result of combining all of these little tricks together? a kitchen 'twice
*Price based on similar existing
conditions, building supplies, square footage and other various factors and therefore
subject to change.