Galley Kitchen Renovation Reveal

 
 

 
 

Take a look at this beautiful kitchen we recently designed and built! If you’ve been following our Facebook posts, we’ve been keeping up with this project and posting progress pics weekly. It’s always exciting to post the grand reveal of the completed remodel and then look back over the previous weeks to see the transformation take place.
 
 

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As you can see in the before photos, these clients had a typical galley kitchen – narrow and closed off from the rest of the house. The wall including the sink and the dishwasher separated the kitchen from the living room, leaving the clients with little space when entertaining guests. They really wanted to open up the kitchen to the living room, creating a flowing, contiguous room.
 
 
Upon discussing this idea with our clients, our talented designers were able to create vivid 3D renderings of the remodeled space so the clients could clearly see how the finished project would look once the wall was removed and the kitchen was renovated.
 
 
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After the design was approved by the clients, our team got to work removing the old kitchen and demoed the existing wall. It’s amazing how much bigger the kitchen and living room felt as soon as that wall was gone!
 
 

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Following the demo, our drywall guys came and refinished the walls and ceiling. They provided a great canvas for our remodel, leaving no trace of the original kitchen.
 
 

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Bailey’s Cabinets helped us out by building and installing this beautiful custom cabinetry, which really brought the kitchen to life!

 
 

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The cabinets were finished and the island was completed with a rich, dark stain. Hector Garcia did a great job installing the granite and tile!

 
 

 
 

The new kitchen features stainless steel appliances, beautifully painted  walls and shaker style cabinetry, satin nickel hardware, granite counter tops,  hickory wood flooring, glass mosaic tile backsplash with deco band, strategically placed can lights, and decorative glass pendants over the new island.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Another cool feature we installed is an under-counter microwave drawer. These are becoming a very popular request for many of our kitchen remodels. Instead of taking up valuable counter space and creating a cluttered look, this design fits discretely under the counter and automatically slides open like a drawer at the push of a button. Large plates can easily be set inside and lifted out after heating. Neato!
 
 

The other side of the island offers great storage space with large cabinets underneath, along with a spacious counter for guests – perfect for year-round entertaining!
 
 

 
 

Taking out the wall separating the living room from the previous galley kitchen not only opened up the space, but really brightened the area by exposing the wall of windows overlooking the backyard.

 
 

The kitchen renovation also included the addition of large cabinets and a walk-in pantry for even more storage space.

 
 

 
 
The finished kitchen turned out great! Our clients now have a large, open space to enjoy with friends and family. It’s hard to believe this beautiful, spacious kitchen started out as the narrow, out of date galley we saw in the before photos!

 
 

In the process of remodeling the kitchen and opening the space into the living room, the clients also wanted to give their fireplace a facelift.
 
 

 
 

The clients knew they wanted to used a stacked stone with a wood mantel, so our team created some 3-D renderings to help them get an idea of how their new fireplace would look.

 
 

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 The updated fireplace now serves as a beautiful focal point in their living room, really complimenting the renovated area as the entertainment center of the home. Our guys really did a great job creating the stunning custom mantel, which ties in well with the hickory wood floors.

 
 

 
 

 
 

The transformation of this kitchen and living area is astonishing! It’s really amazing to see how much different a home can look once some walls are removed and updates are made. If you have a kitchen that needs some improvements or are interested in creating an open-concept floor plan for your home, contact us today! We’d be happy to create a custom design package for you, which includes a detailed scope of work, floorplans and 3D renderings of your remodeled space, and a budget worksheet, allowing you to visualize and understand every aspect of your project. We can then complete the construction so YOU can have amazing before and after photos like these clients do!

We’re looking forward to our next transformation project, and hope to hear from you soon!

Kind Regards,

The Medford Remodeling Team