Renovations, home improvements and handyman tasks like painting, wall repair, crown-molding, cabinet painting-refinishing and more tasks refreshed and renewed the inside of the home to get it market-ready. An estate in the Harding area of Basking Ridge, NJ 07967 is Renovated.
The sprawling lands of an historical property: This old estate, which was a fully-functioning farm in decades past, sits on a large plot of land occupied by five different structures: the main home, a rental/guest house, a barn, a corn mill, and barn-style garage, with sprawling fields and a beautiful pond, too. As this entire property is going on the market soon, CraftPro Painting & Home Improvements was hired to perform some interior and exterior home improvements in order to get the place market-ready, and we really enjoyed working on a property this beautiful.
Some Background Information Before we Get Started: These homeowners hired us last year to perform some exterior renovations to the rental house, barn and more. The bulk of the work in this renovation included a tremendous amount of both interior and exterior carpentry repairs and all types of painting: ceiling, walls, woodwork AND a complete refinishing renovation of old cabinets. We painted tem a soft blue that matched this home perfectly. Specifically, this series of home improvement and repair projects including exterior carpentry (molding and trim replacement, fascia molding repair), painting, and other handyman tasks like repairing the roof on the barn pictured above. The homeowners are really knowledgeable DIY enthusiasts, having done several jobs themselves, including preserving the original vintage flooring throughout the house by periodically sanding it and re-staining it. They had also performed all the interior painting years ago, but because of the large scale of the job, they chose to hire us to execute the interior work that needed to be done to get the home market-ready, as they intend to sell soon. The interior renovation work included plaster wall repair, interior painting, wallpaper repair, crown molding installation, kitchen cabinet refinishing/painting and some odd-job handyman tasks. Their knowledge about home improvements was evident, as they knew exactly what they wanted and how they wanted it done. All in all, the entire family was a pleasure to work with, and I really appreciate their repeat business.
Basking Ridge, NJ Cabinet Painting Refinishing
Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing & Crown Molding:
The cabinet doors and all the hardware were removed. Everything was heavily sanded with a random-orbital sander and a circular sander until the failed coating was removed and the surfaces were smooth. The bare wood was primed, and the cabinets were given several thin coats of Benjamin Moore’s semi-gloss Advance – a waterborne alkyd that is indicated for use on kitchen cabinets and is a favorite among professional painters and home improvement contractors as it provides an extremely beautiful finish and is highly durable so it can be scrubbed and cleaned without compromising its beautiful sheen and rich color. It is essentially an oil product, but the oil is suspended in water so tools can be cleaned with soap and water. The result is an oil paint-like finish: highly durable, but an environmentally-friendly Green product. It is a little more difficult to work with than standard paints, but the fantastic finish is worth the extra time and effort, as shown in the picture above and the rest of the kitchen cabinet pictures below – click any for an enlarged view:
PHOTOS: Finished Painted Cabinetry
Drywall + Plaster Repair & Extensive Interior Painting
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