Kitchen Appliances

Ketrina’s Sweetened Clinton Hill Kitchen – Guest Post by Homeowner Home

This week we return to Clinton Hill with Ketrina, art director of the Wall Street Journal. We LOVE this neighborhood (oh hey, Sanaya, Kyle and Angela and Billy and Sally!) And were thrilled to help Ketrina take care of business in her previously tiny kitchen. Read on for Ketrina’s debrief on her Brooklyn kitchen remodel. …

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Before and After: Barrin’s Carroll Gardens Kitchen Renovation – Sweetened!

Barrin in Carroll Gardens spent 18 years in his three-bed, two-bath condo before deciding that quick fixes and kitchen appliance swaps were no longer cutting him. The kitchen had a huge advantage: large space anchored by a beautiful original cedar beam. The disadvantages? Formica counters and peeling chipboard furniture struggle hard to make it into …

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Before and After: Lee’s Midtown East Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation – Sweetened!

Here we have one of those before and after that is a little hard to believe at first glance. Lee Hoffman, CEO and founder of the Memoir photo-sharing app, bought a 1 or more bedroom, 1 bathroom co-op in Midtown East last year. The original kitchen and bathroom were a little bleak; the kitchen was …

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Glam stoves: unlikely stars in 6 kitchen renovations in New York

Here on the Sweeten blog, we aim to translate information from New York City restorers and contractors into information you can use to make better decisions about improving your home. A surprising lesson we’ve learned from more than a few major kitchen renovations is that appliances don’t have to disappear against the backdrop of a …

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Before and After: Megha’s Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation in Downtown Midtown – Sweetened!

This week we took a tour of the West Side of Manhattan to check out a big change to an apartment in Midtown West. Megha Desai, who runs a marketing company, came to Sweeten after nine years of living in her two-bed, two-and-a-half bath condo. Megha loved the place but was ready for an upgrade, …

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Lisa’s Mellow Upper East Side Kitchen – Guest Post by Homeowner Home

If you can get past this first photo here – a challenge given the extreme cuteness of this apartment’s canine resident – you’ll hear Lisa, an Upper East Side graphic designer who undertook a renovation after her kitchen appliances broke one. for one. Read on for Lisa’s opinion on finding the right contractor for her …

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Before and After: Kaija’s Kitchen Remodel and John’s Prospect Heights – Sweetened!

The kitchen in Kaija and John’s one-bedroom, one-bathroom Brooklyn co-op began life as a slim galley until the day the previous owner cut the galley wall in half-height and put a little formica, opening the kitchen to the living room and creating a small fake island. I’m not sure we’ve seen this move before … …

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