Eric helps take this kitchen from merely functional to finally finished.
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Functional But Not Finished Kitchen
Eric Stromer: Hey, I'm Eric Stomer. Many people find home remodeling projects are easy to start and not so easy to finish just ask Stacey and Richard Green of Los Angeles, California.
Stacey: I'm here at my kitchen and my husband Richard project. Now you can see it’s not complete.
Richard: Right, I start project and before I finish one project I start another project which result in a lot of incomplete projects.
Eric Stromer: And lots of hints, notches and direct desperation from his wife I suspect.
Richard: I can't finish our archway, I can't finish that molding, actually I can't even smooth up the drywall to actually put the back slash up. So I definitely need assistance to try to complete this project.
Eric Stromer: They call it great sage do or do not. There is no try. I'll be right over because Richard you're over you head. First we’re going to create a separate space for the washer and dryer with the curtain in balance. Next, we’re rebuilt the archway and then throw a little tile up on the back splash. We’ll help you finish the chrome molding under the cabinets and top it all off with the fresh coat of paint.
City traffic planner Richard Green has finally completed his kitchen remodel. But just a few days ago it was all jammed up.
Stacey: I'm a little nervous just to see how everything turned out a little bit.
Eric Stromer: One, two, three open your eyes.
Stacey: Oh my god. Look at the kitchen. Oh, it’s beautiful, look.
Richard: Do you like it?
Stacey: I like, I like, I like!
Eric Stromer: Well, first of all the arch was repaired so that works out so this was reframed.
Stacey: This was nice.
Eric Stromer: So piece of the wood were put in here and then the drywall the quarter inch dry wall was put over that patch painted textured by your husband. Can we just acknowledge that with full round of applause instead of just golf class. Brand new six by six tiled your husband do the fantastic job here.
Stacey: Yes, it’s good to see back splash back there as suppose to drywall. It really brings me a lot of color into the kitchen. A line grill.
Eric Stromer: You see? Now it’s—.
Stacey: And angle.
Eric Stromer: Yes and the angles are all there and they come completely comeback and finish on the edge I think this really formalizes the kitchen looks great.
Stacey: It’s great.
Eric Stromer: Take your eyes down a word if you will. Remember you want a little separation between the laundry room and the kitchen so that’s an option that’s got a little balance to hide on the working mechanism of the curtain rod.
Stacey: It turned out better than I expected. It’s warm. It’s comforting, I love it.
Eric Stromer: And best of all it’s finished.
Stacey: Yes, it’s comforting, yes.
Eric Stromer: Yeah, that’s good. I don’t know—we couldn’t do this without the help of Andy Hampton. Andy, get in here for crying out loud. Hey!
Andy Hampton: I tell you what man I can't say enough good things about that guy. He was great to work with, he caught on fast and I mean the kitchen turned out great.
Richard: I'm feeling really good about the entire experience. I feel a sense of accomplishment. The kitchen is complete, Mrs. is happy. Now we can enjoy dinner in the kitchen now.
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