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SeaView Kitchen Remodel Underway - Progress Pics

Our SeaView kitchen remodel is well underway! I was able to sneak some photos while the contractors were at lunch. Can't wait to photograph this one once it is complete!!

Cabinetry: Plain & Fancy - Custom Color Match to Benjamin Moore's Simply White


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Church Street Kitchen Remodel

Our Church Street kitchen remodel project is complete!  Some unexpected water damage in this home led to a gorgeous brand new kitchen!

Job Details: 

Cabinetry: Omega Manor Door; Pure White on Surround Cabinetry and Rain on the Island

Countertops: Soapstone Surround; Torquay Cambria Island; Locally sourced Mahogany hutch top

Installation: Southcoast Design & Construction


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What to Expect with Painted Cabinetry

When we break down our kitchen projects by finish, painted maple is definitely on the top of the list. It is a picture perfect classic New England look. This look, however, comes with a slight “caution” flag. Real painted cabinetry is just that... REAL wood.  It expands and contracts with the weather/humidity level in your home. With that said, you can expect to see some cracks in the paint from time to time – especially in the winter when the heat is on. That tends to dry everything out, including your cabinetry!

Check out this Q&A from This Old House for their thoughts/comments on the topic. Click here for article.

This photograph gives an example of what you can expect to see from time to time. This crack is on the extreme side. Most of the cracking you will see, if any, will be much less noticable.

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