Amazing Home Makeovers
Top 7 Kitchen Makeovers
Use the space you've got and create a new-and-improved kitchen within the existing floor plan.
A typical kitchen in a 1923 bungalow lacked almost everything the homeowners wanted -- chief among them, light, space, and modern amenities.
A tiny utility room off the kitchen and a 6-x6-foot breakfast nook were too small to be useful. Removing the interior walls and reconfiguring windows and doors garnered both space and light.
Lesson From the Homeowner
Adding on to a home is always expensive, but, counsels the homeowner/architect, "if you can stay within the exterior structure while removing interior walls to increase square footage, you'll significantly contain costs."