6
Jan
2014

Kitchen Renovation in West Ottawa

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Happy new year! We hope everyone had a very restful holiday.

We’re starting the year with this kitchen renovation in a great old neighbourhood in the west end of Ottawa, near Ikea.

Day 1 Fresh Reno Renovation Ottawa Contractor Paul Gratton Don McCuaig
Day 1: Kitchen ‘before’.
Day 1 Fresh Reno Renovation Contractor Ottawa kitchen paul gratton don mccuaig
End of Day 1: Demolition nearly complete.
Day 3 Fresh Reno Ottawa renovation contractor kitchen paul gratton don mccauig
Day 3: Big opening from the kitchen to the dining room. We also re-insulated the exterior wall. Plus, the wall attached to the neighbour has a new layer of Roxul Safe ‘n’ Sound insulation… not that we haven’t enjoyed the neighbour’s musical choices so far…
Day 6 Fresh Reno renovation contractor ottawa kitchen ceiling drywall paul gratton don mccuaig
Day 6: Drywalling the ceiling. AKA shoulder workout.
Day 6 Fresh Reno inspection pass
Day 6: Passed the first City of Ottawa inspection with flying colours.
Day 7 Fresh Reno kitchen renovation ottawa three mud coats
Day 7: The drywall is up and mudded three times. Sanding and priming are up next.
Day 9 Fresh Reno Ottawa Renovation Contractor Kitchen tiling
Day 9: the kitchen floor tiling is underway.
Day 10 Fresh Reno ottawa home renovation contractor kitchen tile
Day 10: Kitchen floor tiled and grouted (cleaned twice so far). Walls and ceiling are painted.
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Day 11: Kitchen cabinet installation is underway. This is starting to look like a kitchen again.
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Day 15: All cupboards installed, handles on and the sink is in. Did trim pieces today. Temporary counters are in place while the laminate counters are cut. We’ll be back once the counters are installed, in approximately two weeks.

“I stopped by yesterday; the tile installation is wonderful, and the space so bright and light with the wall colours.” — Nat, Decorator

Day 16: Today we're back in Queensway Terrace North to put the finishing touches on a kitchen reno. The laminate counters ordered by the homeowner have been installed (www.eastopcounters.com), so we're back and laying 3x6 subway tiles for the backsplash.

Day 16: Two weeks later… Today we’re back in Queensway Terrace North to put the finishing touches on a kitchen reno. The laminate counters ordered by the homeowner have been installed (www.eastopcounters.com), so we’re back and laying 3×6 subway tiles for the backsplash.

Day 16: Finishing touches at the January kitchen renovation now that the counter has arrived. Subway tile backsplash installed along with an extra shelf and lazy susan for the corner cupboard.

Day 16: Finishing touches now that the counter has arrived. Subway tile backsplash installed along with an extra shelf and lazy susan for the corner cupboard.

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Day 17: This Ottawa Kitchen renovation is complete.

Day 17: This Ottawa Kitchen Renovation is complete.

Day 17: This Ottawa Kitchen Renovation is complete.

One of the most dramatic before and after shots.

One of the most dramatic before and after shots.