Home Edit 603’s Latest Kitchen Renovation in Merrimack, NH. See how we took this space from outdated to modern and inviting.
Welcome to Home Edit 603’s latest kitchen remodel in Merrimack, NH! In this transformative project, we have taken a dated and lackluster kitchen space and turned it into a modern marvel of design and functionality. Our skilled team and partners (Thank you Chris Hurd and your team from The Craftsman LLC for your amazing work executing this design) has executed a comprehensive renovation, encompassing everything from updating the flooring and adding a stylish mudroom to the complete replacement of cabinets, countertops, and stone finishes. But that’s not all – we’ve also introduced a touch of elegance with new lighting fixtures, incorporated state-of-the-art appliances and a elegant new apron front sink, and even integrated sliding barn doors for a touch of rustic charm. Join us as we unveil this stunning kitchen remodel, showcasing the perfect blend of form and function, where culinary creativity meets aesthetic excellence.
Before The Renovation
The preexisting kitchen was trapped in a time warp, sporting a tired and uninspiring appearance. The overmount sink, a relic of an era gone by, dominated the scene, contrasting starkly with the modern needs of today’s homeowners. Laminate countertops, showing signs of wear and tear, lacked the sophistication and durability required in a contemporary kitchen. Old appliances, bearing the battle scars of countless culinary adventures, struggled to keep pace with the demands of modern cooking. The outdated oak cabinetry, with its heavy, traditional design, added to the overall sense of stagnation. To top it all off, the layout was a misfit for the space, inefficiently utilizing valuable real estate. It was clear that a complete overhaul was not only necessary but also an opportunity to breathe new life into this kitchen and make it a centerpiece of modern living.
To usher in a new era of sophistication and practicality, we bid farewell to the outdated tile flooring that once graced this kitchen and introduced a game-changer: luxurious vinyl plank flooring. This remarkable transformation not only modernized the space but also infused it with an air of contemporary elegance. The vinyl plank flooring boasts both style and substance, effortlessly combining aesthetic appeal with durability. Its subtle sheen and wood-like texture instantly brightened the room, creating a welcoming ambiance that beckoned all who entered. Moreover, this choice of flooring was a strategic one, designed to withstand the rigors of a bustling family’s daily life. Its resilience to wear and tear, spills, and foot traffic ensures that this kitchen will remain a pristine and inviting hub for years to come.
Creating a Cabinet Layout to Maximize Functionality
In our quest to redefine this kitchen’s potential, we embarked on a mission to create a more functional cabinet layout, a cornerstone of efficient and organized living. With thoughtful precision, we introduced a plethora of inserts throughout the cabinetry, transforming each cupboard into a haven of purposeful storage. From pull-out drawers that maximize accessibility to custom dividers that neatly organize pots and pans, every inch of space was carefully considered. Spice racks, tray dividers, and pull-out trash bins were strategically integrated, eliminating clutter and streamlining daily tasks. This harmonious fusion of design and functionality not only optimized the use of available space but also simplified the lives of the homeowners, ensuring that everything had its designated place, making meal preparation and daily routines a seamless and enjoyable experience.
New Appliances and Farmhouse Sink
To elevate the kitchen’s aesthetic and performance to new heights, we introduced a striking combination of sleek black stainless steel appliances and a pristine enamel-coated farmhouse sink. The black stainless appliances, with their contemporary allure, effortlessly harmonized with the modern design palette. Not only do they exude an air of sophistication, but they also offer cutting-edge functionality, providing the homeowners with the latest in culinary technology. The enamel-coated farmhouse sink, on the other hand, emerged as a focal point of timeless charm. Its deep basin and classic design complemented the kitchen’s overall aesthetic, while the durable enamel finish ensured long-lasting beauty and ease of maintenance. Together, these elements became the embodiment of style and utility, making the kitchen a space where culinary prowess and design excellence coexist harmoniously.
A Special Surprise for Our Clients
In an unexpected twist of design brilliance, we surprised the homeowner with a captivating bar alcove that transformed what was once a lackluster catch-all space into a show-stopping feature. This alcove, previously devoid of charm, was given a complete overhaul. We decided to take a bold step and gutted the closet, replacing it with coordinating cabinetry that seamlessly matched the kitchen’s aesthetic. Custom floating shelves were added to display fine glassware and spirits, providing both functionality and elegance. Full-height tile adorned the walls, infusing the alcove with a touch of luxury. To top it all off, sliding barn doors were introduced, adding a designer’s touch and creating a focal point that was both functional and breathtakingly beautiful. This bar alcove became a testament to the transformative power of thoughtful design, offering the perfect space for entertaining friends and family while adding a dash of personality to the overall kitchen design.
Mudroom Addition and Bathroom Upgrade
In our quest to maximize functionality and enhance the overall living experience, we harnessed the potential of a once-overlooked hallway closet space and transformed it into a functional mudroom that now graces the home’s entryway. This thoughtful addition not only added an element of practicality but also introduced a touch of sophistication to the area. The mudroom boasts a beautifully crafted entryway bench that offers a comfortable seat for putting on or removing shoes, while also serving as a stylish focal point. Ample storage, cleverly designed to accommodate the family’s belongings, ensures that coats, shoes, and accessories are neatly organized and readily accessible. This mudroom now stands as a testament to our commitment to marrying form and function, turning an unassuming hallway into a welcoming and organized entry point for the homeowners and their guests.
Updated Staircase and Railing
In a final stroke of design brilliance, we undertook a remarkable transformation at the entry of the home by updating the previously carpeted and closed-off staircase, all thanks to the exceptional craftsmanship of Chris Hurd from The Craftsman. This project not only breathed new life into the space but also added a sense of visual openness. The removal of the half walls at the top of the landing played a pivotal role in creating a more inviting and spacious atmosphere. Chris’s artistry truly shone through with the addition of black balusters and hand-stained treads and handrails, which brought a harmonious blend of elegance and modernity to the staircase. This updated staircase now serves as a captivating focal point, seamlessly connecting the entryway to the rest of the home, and stands as a testament to the transformative power of expert craftsmanship.
Staircase ALMOST Done, See Finished Videos on Home Edits Instagram
See You on The Next Reno!
In conclusion, the journey of this remarkable renovation project has been nothing short of inspiring. Witnessing the transformation from outdated spaces to modern havens of functionality and beauty has filled us with immense pride. We are profoundly thankful for the opportunity to have been a part of this incredible journey and to collaborate with talented craftsmen like Chris Hurd from The Craftsman and his team. Our hearts swell with gratitude for the trust and vision of our clients, who allowed us to turn their dreams into reality.
As we bid adieu to this chapter, we eagerly anticipate the future and the chance to continue making dreams come true for our prospective clients. Our commitment to blending form and function, design and practicality, remains unwavering. We look forward to creating spaces that not only inspire but also enrich the lives of those who call them home. Thank you for joining us on this incredible journey, and we can’t wait to embark on the next one together.