Updating 1970s kitchen
The refrigerators were full of Kool-Aid, pudding pops and Salisbury steak, and there may or may not have been a microwave on the counter. But if you’re still cooking in a room that’s a little bit old-school, check out how these three Angie’s List members remodeled their It was his wife’s birthday and Jimmy Leung surprised her by getting a new, stainless steel refrigerator for their 1969-ish kitchen in Hudson, New York.
“Once we got it in there and saw what a difference it made, we knew what we had to do,” he says.
We definitely decided to lighten up all the paint throughout and the unfortunate wallpaper that was installed over 10 years ago had to go.
The unfortunate part was that it covered the kitchen, dining room, and most of the bathrooms.
“When we pulled everything out, the insulation dated back to the ‘60s.” Leung says he appreciated the effort company owner Jeff Rodgers put forth in making custom cabinets for the kitchen.
“He did offer to use a manufacturer, but he did an amazing job,” Leung says.
“I chose quality and people who I felt were honest and professional,” he says.
“Nothing looks cheap or flimsy.” The final cost of the remodel was around ,000, including countertops, cabinets and materials. ” says Leung, who encourages others to read the reviews carefully before hiring.
“I wouldn’t have found JR Laminators without Angie’s List.” Camilla Walton had the funds, and knew it was time to completely remodel her nearly 40-year-old kitchen in Lenexa, Kansas.
The before and after photos are pretty jaw-dropping.
They’re selling it now and moving on, so let’s take a look at its transformation!
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