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4/30/20151 Universal Design – Remodel Kitchen and Bath Tom Muxie
4/30/20152 Project Goals Allow easy wheelchair access and usability. Design to reflect my style and taste. Non institutional look in all aspects to maintain maximum resale value.
4/30/20153 Project Goals Maximize counter and reachable cabinet space. Remain within $25,000 budget. Minimize amount of time areas are unusable.
4/30/20154 Description Completely gut existing kitchen and bath. Kitchen – Add custom designed cabinets and inserts, add valance for new recessed lighting, Add Silestone countertops, relocate some electrical for accessibility, replace vinyl floor in kitchen and dining area with porcelain tile, add tile backsplash, replace sink and faucet, replace existing appliances, replace old baseboard moldings.
4/30/20155 Description Bath – Replace shower/tub unit with barrier free shower unit, replace sink and faucet, redo sink drain for more leg room, replace vinyl floor with porcelain tile and replace old baseboard moldings.
4/30/20156 Description General work – Replaced all door hardware with lever type handles and replaced all outlet and switch covers to match new design, repaint kitchen, dining area, hallway and bathroom walls and ceilings and add new window treatments.
4/30/20157 Contractors General Contractor – Ralph Rosato, Wenham. Removal of all existing items, added valance, tile work and baseboard moldings. Sub contracted electrical and Silestone countertop work. Also pulled required permits and scheduled work to be done with other contractors to minimize downtime.
4/30/20158 Contractors Cabinet Maker – J.D. Custom Woodworking, Peabody. Design, fabrication and installation of all cabinets and window framing. Plumber – Jeff VanKnowe, Danvers. All plumbing for new shower unit, bathroom sink, kitchen sink, gas cooktop and waterline for refrigerator.
4/30/20159 Before and After Photos Kitchen Slide out towel rack
4/30/201518 Before and After Photos Hallway Hallway carpet was replaced with tile for ease of rolling my wheelchair. The thicker the carpet and pad is the more difficult it is to roll and/or turn on. Where desired, Berber type Carpets work best.