Kitchen Makeover - Brick Cottage Project

5 Materials
$1500
6 Days
Medium
My son bought his first home and it's a fixer upper
The brick cottage fixer upper
This is the home he purchased and each room was transformed. In the kitchen we tore out the bottom cabinets and removed the flooring
Before
the refrigerator was in an awkward place next to the stove with no work station.
Before
cleaned the house out and removed all the appliances except the refrigerator because it still worked.


The house needed to be jacked up in this area. Hired professionals to do the work and add additional support beams
Painted the kitchen and ripped out the bottom cabinetry because of the missing drawers.
Removed the cabinet from this area and relocated on wall adjacent to the other cabinets.
Purchased new cabinets, countertops and flooring from Lowe's.
This is the new cabinets and flooring. Created a work station to flank the oven.
Installed the peel and stick tile for a backsplash
New kitchen sink and faucet was installed with the countertop
The finished look of the kitchen.
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  • Rosi Tornetto Rosi Tornetto on Nov 30, 2017
    How much were the peel and stick backsplash and how many to a pack? Love the flooring too. Great job.

  • Gina Pace Gina Pace on Nov 30, 2017
    No exhaust hood over the stove?

  • Debbie Ann Debbie Ann on Dec 26, 2017
    Is that outlet near the sink safe?


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  • O.shag O.shag on Jan 13, 2018
    Very nice. Your son must be proud of his first house and he should be. Just a thought, removing that scalloped trim on cabinet above sink would make it look more up to date.

  • 16s4745080 16s4745080 on Mar 04, 2018

    Nice cheerful upgrade and pretty choice of blue paint color. Good for you!

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