This Middletown, New Jersey town home owner sought to make major changes to both their kitchen and master bathroom. She wanted a more open, better kitchen and bathroom in order to have more space and style options. They hired Design Build Planners to create a kitchen remodeling design with an open floor plan and a master bathroom remodel.
The existing kitchen remodel included removing the wall section to the dining room and the installation of hardwood flooring. In addition to the new flooring; new paint, molding, and lighting was added. In this new powder room, a new vanity and toilet were installed. Items were built-in to accommodate for a larger, mounted TV. Also, a fireplace mantle was installed.
- Add built-ins to living room wall (reconfigured to accommodate larger TV, unfitted material)
- Built-ins to include: glass doors and open shelving
- Sony 55″ (diagonal), LED depicted (size)
- Dry stacked stone on fireplace wall and center of built-ins
- Open wall from the kitchen to the dining room (to the ceiling and outside wall)
- Open doorway to the hall from the kitchen
- Remodel kitchen per plan
- Relocate dishwasher
- Relocate cooktop
- Add under cabinet microwave
- Remove soffit, use 36″ cabinets with with two-piece crown to the ceiling
- Add peninsula with range and seating
- Pet station near hall doorway
- Add shallow tall wine storage
- White painted main cabinets, cherry peninsula
- Alter lighting per plan
- New wood flooring throughout the main level
- New molding packing throughout main level
- Install new vanity and and toilet in the powder room
- New lighting package per plan
The remodeling of the existing master bathroom included a closet removal and the installation of a double faucet, single sink. In addition, a make up vanity was installed on the opposite wall. Next, there was a curbless shower system with a frameless glass shower barrier added. Finally, the lighting package was upgraded.
- Remove closet from vanity area
- Install larger vanity with double faucet, single sink
- Custom mirror and frame
- Remove a quarter of the wall from the shower and toilet to the vanity area
- Remove the soffit over the shower
- Relocate entry to the shower and toiler area (enlarge)
- Install a frameless glass shower barrier
- Install a curbless shower system
- Relocate shower head to ceiling mounted rain head, add hand held
- Add bench to new walk in shower
- Tile in shower to ceiling (pattern as depicted) *features 60″ x 60″ tile*
- Tile in toilet area to ceiling
- Tile around vanity to 42″
- Tile floor (diagonal, large format)
- Lighting per plan
The homeowners drew their inspiration from kitchen projects featured on Houzz.com. The design options are a result of homeowners online research combined with an in-home consultation with Design Build Planners. There is also a proprietary profile checklist that homeowners fill out that depicts their lifestyle, kitchen, and bathroom use. After compiling this information, Design Build Planners incorporates their construction knowledge and design creativity for the space with a focus on the budget and overall investment.
Below are a couple of before photos of the existing space. Also below are the final computer designs created by Jason Parsons, a Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler.