We Completed this Palo Alto Whole House Remodel

Our design/build remodeling process started on July 18, 2016 and ended, as scheduled, on February 17, 2017. Below is a chronological account of how we progressed.  

Our hope is that you learned how a well-planned and well-managed design/build process makes all the difference in finishing a whole house remodel on schedule and on budget.

Before Construction:

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  Kitchen (Before Remodel)
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  Kitchen & Dining Area (Before Remodel)
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  Family Room (Before Remodel)
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  Family Room (Before Remodel)
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  Office (Before Remodel)
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  Office (Before Remodel)
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  Living Room (Before Remodel)
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  Living Room (Before Remodel)
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  Stairwell (Before Remodel)
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  Stairwell (Before Remodel)
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  Main Entry (Before Remodel)
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  Dining Room (Before Remodel)
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  Downstairs Bathroom (Before Remodel)
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  Laundry Room (Before Remodel)
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  Bedroom 1 (Before Remodel)
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  Bedroom 2 (Before Remodel)
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  Jack and Jill Bath (Before Remodel)
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  Second Floor Hallway (Before Remodel)
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  Master Bathroom (Before Remodel)
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  Master Shower (Before Remodel)
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  Master Bedroom (Before Remodel)
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  Master Bedroom (Before Remodel)

Asbestos Abatement Awaiting Removal of Plastic (as of July 22, 2016):

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Framing (as of August 11, 2016):

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  New kitchen window, plumbing & electrical
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  Main level bathroom with plumbing & electrical
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  View from master bedroom into laundry room
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  Fireplace prep for tile surround & hearth

HVAC, Electrical, Rough Plumbing and Framing (as of September 13, 2016):

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Insulation (as of September 19, 2016):

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Kitchen Cabinet Installation (as of November 2, 2016):

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Painting was started on the ceiling, trim and doors (as of December 1, 2016):

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Hardwood floors have been installed and sanded (as of December 6, 2016):

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Hardwood floors sanded, railings installed and tile being laid (as of December 21, 2016):

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  Stairway floors stained
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  Hardwood floors are stained
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  Stair railing is installed
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  Another view of railing
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  Stair railing is installed
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  Tile laid in shower
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  Tile laid in shower
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  Tile laid in shower
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  Trim work started
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  Trim work started

Finishing up baseboard installation (as of December 30, 2016):

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Finishing up laying tile (as of January 1, 2017):

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  Jack & Jill Bathroom Floor
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  Jack & Jill Bathroom Floor
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  Jack & Jill Shower
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  Master bath shower
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  Master bath tile floor
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  Kitchen backsplash
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  Kitchen backsplash
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  Painting stair baseboards 

Installation of Appliances (as of January 24, 2017):

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  Stainless steel dual ovens
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  Stainless steel range hood
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  Stainless steel refrigerator

Hardwood floors installed (as of January 26, 2017):

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  Final coat - second floor
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  Dining Room
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  Home Office

Installation of Remaining Items (as of February 3, 2017):

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  Fireplace
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  Glass Cabinetry
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  Kitchen Hardware
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  Plantation Shutters
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  Washer and Dryer

Move-in Ready (as of February 17, 2017)—Tour this beautiful home by clicking on a 3D walk through video, or see the finished project photos, complete with detailed design descriptions.

Specializing in the revitalization of aging homes, serving Silicon Valley for the past 26 years, we thank you for following our progress.

If you should have any questions about this project, or a future remodeling project of your own, please do not hesitate to call us directly at 408.369.1103send us an email, or fill out our online request form.

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