The Bridgewater, New Jersey wanted a completely fresh look to their kitchen area. In order to accomplish this, they chose to demo the kitchen and dining room in order to stud and sub the floor. In addition, the homeowners wanted to remove the wall between the dining room and the kitchen, as well as the wall between the kitchen and the mud room. They hired Design Build Planners to create the kitchen remodel. To the right is a dollhouse overview of the project.
Furthermore, the homeowners also sought to make many aesthetic upgrades in their home. Here is the overview of the bathroom remodeling design scope.
- Demo kitchen and dining room to stud and sub floor (leave dining room hardwood flooring for refinishing)
- Remove wall between the dining room and kitchen
- Remove wall between kitchen and mud room
- Close twin double hung window to single casement, close awning to a single casement
- Widen opening from living room to new kitchen area bearing wall
- Build a new wall to the new laundry room
- Change laundry door (swing) to full glass door
- Add washer/dryer and utility sink to the laundry room
- Change location of the garage door
- New stone veneer over the existing brick
- New surround for the fireplace
- Wall boards adjacent to fireplace per plan
- Move opening from foyer to the living room
- Build window seat
- Lighting per plan
- Tile in laundry room
- New hardwood in kitchen area
- Refinish existing and living room hardwood
The homeowners wanted completely redo the architectural landscape of their kitchen and first floor. They drew their inspiration from remodeling 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 and kitchen 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 kitchen remodel designs created by Jason Parsons, a Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler.