This homeowner bought a house and had to immediately tear out the kitchen. A soffit, cabinets, countertop, and most of the appliances were removed from the kitchen. We came in after that and returned the room to a usable space. After making the repairs and priming everything, we used Shoji White from Sherwin-Williams for the walls.
The hole in the ceiling was left there for the future hood exhaust.
Several times a year I have the opportunity to work with the great general contractor Buckminster Green. This group is the most professional and organized outfit I have worked with over the last 11 years.
This house was set up for me to finish. It had all new walls, a new floor, and partially new trim. Some of the house was old plaster mixed in with new drywall. It’s our job to finish the work and make everything look great at the end.
The bedroom in this house was Marine Blue from Benjamin Moore. They called for an eggshell finish, which was extremely difficult to make it look even. These rich colors are best in a matte or flat finish. However, after 4 coats it looked stunning.
The rest of the house was painted with Metropolitan, which happened to be the 2019 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year. It was perfect with this space.
I have to admit that when I get a call to do a job like this one, I get excited. I was asked to “de-wallpaper, fix minor cosmetic issues (a few settlement cracks, some minor water damage), and paint the house” before they moved in. After taking a look at the house, I knew that it was a tremendous amount of work and a huge project to take on. The timing worked out that my crew would do the majority of this work while I was on vacation in Scotland, but I fully trusted them to get it done properly. Despite it taking a bit longer than expected (due to overlapping vacations) and a few small hiccups along the way, it went extremely well.
We removed paper from every wall (and some ceilings), removed old and unnecessary chair rails, repaired all of the plaster damage, and painted the ceilings, walls, trim, and doors. I could go on and on about the details of this project, but I’ll let the before and after photos speak for themselves below.