We’re seeing more and more use of the bifold/cantina doors, and you don’t need a big view to enjoy the benefits. Those who are remodeling an older home with a dated look might consider the bifolds as an instant upgrade into the 21st century!
Category Archive: ‘Remodel Projects’
A few interesting ideas here for remodelers:
This appears to be the work of a disgruntled tenant (or former owner seeking revenge), because it looks like the water was turned to full volume upstairs, and flooded through three levels. Hat tip to daytrip!
Here’s a tour of remodel and 700sf addition being done by architect Mark Morris on his own house in Pacific Beach – we’ll come back to see the finished product in a couple of months!
Few like the thought of investing time and money into a house to make it right, but there are benefits – today’s sunset starts at the 7:30-min mark:
Here are the before-and-after photos of a full kitchen remodel:
Estimated cost breakdown:
Brushed quartzite and granite countertops: $4,000
Wolf and Sub-Zero Appliances: $16,000
Stainless steel farm-sink faucet, handles, lighting and fixtures: $3,000
Tile, flooring materials, miscellaneous materials: $2,000
All construction labor and materials, including electric; plumbing: $20,000
Fudge factor: $2,000
Cabinets: Inset New Ashford door style, island paint: Melange Green, Sherwin-Williams; cabinet paint: Dover White, Sherwin-Williams; island countertops: brushed quartzite in Super White; main countertops: Brushed Steel Grey granite; range, hood, microwave: Wolf; refrigerator: Sub-Zero; sink: Artisan Chef Pro Stainless Steel Apron Sink; cup pulls and knobs: brushed nickel.
Watch the whole project start-to-finish in this 3:31-minute video!
This had been on the MLS for less than 24 hours when I went by around lunchtime today, and people were already all over it. Compared to the rest of the recent offerings around La Jolla, it looks like a deal:
Hat tip to Stormin for sending these in:
A public bathroom in Houston, from the outside:
Now that you’ve seen the outside view, take a look at the inside view:
It’s made entirely of one-way glass! No one can see you from the outside, but when you are on the inside, it’s like sitting in a clear glass box!
Now would you? Could you?
A painted bathroom floor in a home on the tenth floor of a high-rise building. Imagine you are there at a party, and you have to visit the bathroom.
You open the door, and…remember, it’s a painted floor….
Would you be able to walk in?
Last but not least, a ceiling mural in a smoker’s lounge….
A house where someone-in-a hurry-to-find-a-single-level-on-a-golf-course will probably overpay, and spend the next 6-12 months mumbling to themselves:
If you have high ceilings and wondered about building a bedroom or loft above the living room, check out this room addition: