Resplendent Roswell Kitchen Reformation!

What do you when you have a dark and dated kitchen? You transform it!

This family in Roswell realized they were ready for an open and light-filled space to create and entertain. Their original floor plan of a separate kitchen and dining room was just too limiting. They called Atlanta Curb Appeal to see if they could have their dream of a beautiful, modern culinary oasis.

BEFORE:

To get started, the client agreed to open up the space. To do this, ACA removed some load-bearing walls. We had to get creative to ensure that the weight would be carried in other ways. This included adding new footing and adding to the foundation.

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The family saved up for this project and that preparation paid off. They were able to splurge on some top-quality materials that will keep this kitchen beautiful for years to come!

Quartzite Countertops

One of these high-quality items is the quartzite countertops. Quartzite is a growing favorite for several reasons. First, it is a naturally-occurring material, so it has the depth and beauty that are often associated with granite and marble, but it is much more durable. Unlike marble and granite, it does not scratch or etch, and it requires virtually no maintenance. A win-win for everyone.

Solid Wood Flooring

The other high-quality material ACA used in this renovation was new red oak flooring. This gorgeous natural wood gives the kitchen a modern, classy feel and will be durable through time. ACA stained the floors with Provincial by Minwax, and we applied a durable shellac polyurethane to preserve the floor.

The Island

Prior to the renovation, they did not have an island, but they desperately wanted one. They had narrow cabinets and needed end appliances space after we removed the walls.  By adding an island and installing new wider cabinets, Atlanta Curb Appeal was able to increase cabinet space by 30%!

The Dry Bar

They did not have the dry bar before and had always wanted one to display glasses. Plus, having beverages on tap cold and ready to enjoy without crowding the kitchen fridge was a total bonus.

ACA thrives on referrals. This Roswell family was referred to ACA by a friend who had a great kitchen experience, too. And now, this family was so happy with their experience with ACA that they referred us to one of their friends. Are you ready for your home upgrade?

Call Atlanta Curb Appeal to set up an appointment today, 770-778-1172

Want to read another makeover story? See this Modern Kitchen Update in Indian Hills we handled recently.

Magazine Worthy Kitchen in East Cobb!

It belongs in a magazine!

This kitchen collaboration Atlanta Curb Appeal (ACA) just wrapped up features new wide-open spaces, a gorgeous centerpiece island, and stunningly refinished maple hardwoods. This remodel was in the home of a former client; ACA previously redesigned the homeowner’s master bathroom.

 

The biggest challenge of remodeling this space was opening up the room. ACA had to remove some walls and take a fireplace out of the room to make it more spacious. We ended up installing double LVL (laminated veneer lumber) beams to provide support. When renovating your home, quality is paramount.

Next up, ACA tackled restoring the hardwood floors that were previously installed in the home. The wood was a maple, which can be a delicate wood to refinish. ACA fixed some previous installation issues, sanded, and refinished the floors. Everyone was surprised and pleased with how great they turned out!

The main event in this modern kitchen renovation is the waterfall island. This is a popular modern design feature. It keeps the island from having boxy edges, giving the space clean lines. It also provided additional durability. It hides boxy appliances: in this case, the microwave. Also, it showcases the beautiful countertop material more dramatically. The homeowner chose quartz, a popular choice for a waterfall island because it is manufactured. Quartz is extremely durable, has vast color and design options, and is easy to maintain. Cabinets in the island were painted grey to make it a focal point of the kitchen. We think it looks gorgeous!

With the additional corner bar, island, and traditional counter space, ACA was able to add about 40 square feet of additional counter space. Now, there is a space for everything. Overall, they opened up the kitchen and gave it a more modern look and a more functional set-up. The homeowner was extremely pleased and said these pictures do not do the kitchen justice!

Another project ACA completed while in the home, was taking down the old laundry room and adding a bathroom. To make up for it, ACA extended the area into the garage to create a new laundry room plus new pantry! Now there is a brand new space between the garage and the kitchen!

If you are ready to start your kitchen renovation, let us know. Atlanta Curb Appeal crews are wearing masks and gloves while working in the home and are following safe practices.