Hello, Escalon!  Our first kitchenCRATE in the San Joaquin County city of Escalon is under way this morning, and here’s a quick look at what’s in store!

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Why the Homeowner Chose kitchenCRATE

Ah, the retirement years.  For this Escalon couple enjoying the fruit of their past labor includes lots of time with the grandkids, travel to new and exciting locations, and now, a new kitchen.

Their 1989 kitchen is in good condition, but after 25 years of use, it’s ready for an upgrade.  We’re looking forward to replacing the tile countertops with quartz, refinishing the countertops, installing new lighting, and creating an amazing glass tile backspalsh, among other improvements.

And we’ll be doing all this in just a few short weeks.

Please scroll down to read more details about this project and see all of the before images.

The Current Kitchen Specifications

  • Countertop and Backsplash: White 6″ square tile with tan grout.
  • Cabinet Finish: Yellowed cabinets in need of significant refinishing.
  • Cabinet Hardware: None
  • Sink: White cast-iron, original to the kitchen.
  • Faucet: Standard chrome, low-rise.
  • Lighting: Fluorescent fixture with acrylic lens.

KitchenCRATE Add-ons

The add-ons include new LED can lighting and running a gas line to convert the electric cook top to gas, much like what was done in this Modesto, CA project.

The kitchenCRATE Project Scope

The kitchenCRATE team began the transformation on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. On day 1 the kitchenCRATE team set the kitchenCRATE, installed plastic walls for dust/fume protection, protected the flooring, removed and set-aside the existing appliances, demolished the countertops and backsplash, repaired the counter sub-top, removed the doors and drawers for off-site painting, templated for the new quartz tops and prepared the remaining cabinet boxes for prime and paint. During the following 8 days (the lighting modification and new gas line to the cooktop are adding two extra days to this project), the kitchenCRATE crew will:

The Before Pictures

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Want to learn how kitchenCRATE can help you?  Just click here to schedule your phone consultation using our on-line scheduling system. Or feel free to call us direct during business hours at 888-995-7996!

Scott Monday is co-founder and CEO of kitchenCRATE and bathCRATE.  Follow him on FacebookGoogle+ or Linked-In.