Category Archives: Refinishing

The Importance of Color and Floors When Selling A Home

The sellers had the foresight to know that to sell at competitive pricing, dated wallpaper needed to come down in the dining room, all walls needed a fresh coat of neutral paint, but most importantly, they needed to focus on … Continue reading

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Dramatic Impact with a Kitchen “Remodel Light”

In this kitchen the flooring, cabinets and the majority of appliances stayed in place.  But what a difference relatively minor updates can make.  Refinished cabinets, a fresh paint color on the wall, the addition of nickel cabinet pulls and a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Update: Phase 1

Phase 1 – transform the look of time-stamped gold-washed cabinets by gel-staining in a rich espresso finish.  Replace porcelain, faux-stone tile floors with the real thing:  brushed limestone with epoxy based, stain-proof grout with very narrow joints.  What a difference already.  Plans for Phase … Continue reading

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Stairway Statements

  Frequently the staircase is the first design element you see when you walk through the front door.  These clients used various combinations of new stain, paint, lighting, carpet or stair rail material and design for grander “Stairway Statements”.

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Revived and Restored

Budgets sometimes get in the way of our dream vision for our home.  We took a closer look at what these clients already owned that might be refinished, restored or re-upholstered to erase an outdated timestamp and work beautifully with their new style and … Continue reading

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