This was apartment with good ‘bones’ on MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland, California. This was a ground-floor one-bedroom unit that had not been consistently occupied.
The existing backsplash was tile, which had to be demolished. You don’t need concrete backer unless the tile will be in an area that regularly gets wet (shower, bath, floors). Continue reading “Emeryville Backsplash, December, 2018”
So, the holidays are here. You’re hosting. If you’re thinking of ways to spruce up your home, but hesitant because of the time crunch, you needn’t be. Continue reading “Ten Holiday Home Improvements That Take Less Than 4 Days”
Another Ikea butcher block counter top. The hanging cabinet had to be lowered to the height of the sink, and the rear cabinet had to have the counter top removed and lifted a few inches. Continue reading “Mission San Francisco New Countertops, 2018”
Another Ikea kitchen. The paint swatches are for the homeowner to select the right color. Continue reading “San Francisco Kitchen, 2018”
One of two kitchens in an Oakland duplex. This client didn’t want side edging for this unit but behind the stove, edging was used to ‘hang’ the glass ‘seafoam’ tile. Continue reading “Oakland Kitchen (2), 2016”