3 Sizzling Kitchen Remodels
Explore a trio of Greater Pittsburgh kitchens
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By Karen Bradner | Local Kitchen Highlights by Christina Kleiner | Photos by Craig Thompson
The telltale signs of a dated kitchen are easy to spot. It might be the paint color on the walls, the knobs on the appliances, the faucet at the sink, or the laminate on the countertops.
How do those compare to the signs of today’s kitchen?
We’ve asked a cross section of Pittsburgh area homeowners and the contractors and designers behind their kitchens to share the latest and greatest in designs, features, and appliances. Take a look at their choices to see how well your current kitchen stands up. Or use their input to get cooking on your own remodel.
Homeowners: Sue and Ken White
Kitchen style: Traditional, Remodeled in 2011
Home style: Neocolonial
“I have eight grandchildren. In addition to cooking, the countertops are great for Play-Doh and racing toy cars.
If they accidentally color on the granite it wipes right off.”
Interior designer: Amy Speranza, Interior Advisors at Murrysville Design Center; Contractor: Frank Werner, Babz Construction; Cabinetry: Dura Supreme, Beverly Ackerman; Flooring: Refinishing by Pete Dawes, Design Hardwoods; Countertops: Namibian Giallo, Vangura; Plumbing: Kohler, Crescent Supply; Appliances: Hillmon Appliance; Lighting: Currey and Company; Paint: Sherwin-Williams Persimmon
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