DP Contracting & Consulting, Inc.
2018 Contractor of The Year Award for best Historical Renovation under $250,000
Full advantage was taken of the kitchen's high ceilings by stacking the beautiful Marsh Cabinets, thereby giving the homeowners a tremendous amount of extra storage space.
The beloved old butcher block cutting board that was a part of the original kitchen was shaved down to be level with the new Calacatta Laza polished quartz that wrapped around it.
This lovely Queen Anne Victorian with Colonial Revival influence was built around 1890 and is located in the heart of the cities historic district. It remains a beautiful example of the craftsmanship that went into a home of this era.
There were a few key areas of the home that desperately needed to have more modern conveniences and luxuries added to accomodate the homeowners love of cooking and entertaining. A space also needed to be carved out for a main floor laundry room in lieu of its present location in the basement as well as a place for this master gardener to store plants over the winter. these lifestyle improvements needed to be completed without compromising the integrity and period detailing of this historic gem.
Top quality stainless steel GE Cafe appliances and polished chrome plumbing fixtures helped to create a chef's kitchen.
36" GE Cafe Induction Cooktop
GE Cafe Dishwasher
GE Cafe Micro/Convection combo oven
(2) GE Cafe Series 30" built in wall ovens
GE 3" Warming drawer
Kohler Artifacts Single Lever Faucet
Elkay 18ga. SS undermount dbl bowl sink
ISE Pro 1000 1hp garbage disposal
Insinkerator hot water dispenser.
Drawers were customized to the homeowners needs so that everything has a place and a place for everything!
Space from an existing hallway in the mudroom was cleverly transformed into a laundry room. We were able to repurpose the homes original back door that we replaced to use as the laundry rooms new pocket door
A plan was formulated and approval was given by the cities Historical Society. Doors and wood windows had to be sourced and special knives cut for the trim in order to replicate and preserve the period detailing. Before construction could begin lead abatement had to be preformed.
When working in older homes it is generally understood that it can be a complex, demanding and difficult process as one encounters the inevitable plumbing and electrical challenges. Running into unforeseen issues as was the case with this renovation should be anticipated, however with careful planning and attention to detail our team was able to preserve and breath new life into this beautiful piece of the cities rich history, while at the same time giving our client's their dream home.
Widening the doorways made for better traffic flow and created a much more spacious and wide open feel to the space.
The new design made it necessary to relocate the antique built in cabinet that was original to the home. We carefully removed it from its existing location to find that one side of the cabinet had never been finished. The beloved cabinet was skillfully refurbished and reattached in its new location and electrical outlets cut into it to make it a more functional piece
DP Contracting & Consulting, Inc. is your renovation and addition specialist, providing impeccable workmanship and customer service. We have the ability and vision to Rethink, Redesign and Rebuild value and style to your home. Is our goal to ensure your project is completed to your satisfaction, while adhering to a very tight schedule.
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Expert blending of the old with the new was also needed in several sections of the old hardwood floors. Flush wooden vents were added to complete the look.
The large new storage cabinet with the tile top and chair rail lip became the perfect winter home for plans. The new energy efficient door and windows brought the sought after light into the room while looking like they were always a part of this century old home. Every nook and cranny was utilized for storage and display. The wonderful new pantry even boasted a pressure switch for lighting!