Kitchen Remodel

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by twotonevert, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. twotonevert

    twotonevert Member of P.E.A. Moderator

    Well, we have been in our house for a couple of years now, and the formica countertops have lead their life. It was pulling up and the area around the sink was getting soft. So we ripped out the tops and installed granite, and that means we also had to redo the back splash. What do you think? I will put the finishing touches on the grout tonight and it will be done.

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  2. sportcustoms71

    sportcustoms71 Registered

    looks good man:thumbsup: in the process of doing mine too
  3. twotonevert

    twotonevert Member of P.E.A. Moderator

    Pics bro! ::4
  4. sportcustoms71

    sportcustoms71 Registered

    soon as i get home, i know::51 lol
  5. dx3

    dx3 Registered

    I'm lovin it! Nice job, I think it looks much better ::4
  6. twotonevert

    twotonevert Member of P.E.A. Moderator

    Thanks Johnny.
  7. Sous

    Sous Donating Member

    Looks great! Thank goodness the house we just moved into had recently upgraded the kitchen with granite and all the goodies. It is much nicer than the top we had in our other house. You will enjoy it for years to come.
  8. Blanca BusaLess

    Blanca BusaLess Suffers from PBSD Donating Member

    Looks great but now the cabinets look old and don't match.
    'we need to replace them' :whistle:
  9. BlondeOnaBusa

    BlondeOnaBusa Just call me B.O.B Moderator

    I think it looks fantastic!!! :thumbsup:
  10. Blanca BusaLess

    Blanca BusaLess Suffers from PBSD Donating Member

    Nope nope nope. The cabinets are too dark, don't really match and 'we need to replace them or refinish them with a lighter color?'
    'Hun what do you think?'


    Its coming......:)
  11. badazgtp

    badazgtp Registered

    Looks good :thumbsup:
  12. newman

    newman Registered

    Looks very nice.
  13. darciedog1

    darciedog1 Donating Member Registered

    Very nice. :thumbsup:
  14. lil charlie

    lil charlie Registered

    Very nice James, Did you install the Granite yourself or just the backsplash? I rent my house but the home owner gave me a $1000 allowance to freshen up the kitchen which hadn’t been touched since the 70’s. There wasn’t enough to go solid surface counter tops so I tiled the floor, the counter tops, the back splash, painted the cabinets white, a new white sink, and a bronze faucet. I also painted all of the cabinet hardware bronze. I’m not a fan of tile counter tops but it was the only thing I could do and stay with in my budget and anything was better than the fake wood grain Formica tops that were pealing all over the place. I didn’t take any before shots but here’s what she looks like now, I did all the work myself.

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  15. fast08busa

    fast08busa Professional Pilot kinda sorta Registered

    Looks good man, use to remodel kitchens for a living, that is really good work, but blanca is right, it is coming.
  16. motochris

    motochris The artist formerly known as Chris75181 Registered

    Great Job James!:thumbsup: Really like the granite! More than likely this is the next upgrade for our kitchen. Looks Good!::4
  17. PaLVBusa

    PaLVBusa Registered

    Looks really good.. Did you do most/all of the work yourself?
  18. GsxrBots

    GsxrBots Motorboatin' Moonpies, Gangnam Style Registered

    Looks great! I see the stovetop, but where's the oven?? :laugh:

    NINJA KILLER JUST CRUISN ' Donating Member

    ::6::6 Great Job James
  20. twotonevert

    twotonevert Member of P.E.A. Moderator

    The oven is built in to the left of the range top.

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