Reader Project: DIY Kitchen Upgrade

Reader, David Smith and his wife bought a house in an adult community that needed some upgrades. Being a retired general contractor, David’s first project he tackled was the kitchen.

Reader David Smith and his wife bought a house in an adult community that needed some upgrades. Being a retired general contractor, David’s first project to tackle was the kitchen.

“I did all the work myself, from 20 in. diagonal tile on the floor to new lighting. My wife helped with the design and the granite countertops. The “bridge” above the sink has gotten a lot of compliments. Now I am handyman for a lot of residents in our community.” — David Smith

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Before kitchen remodelPhoto: Courtesy of David Smith

Before picture of the Smith kitchen remodel.

kitchen remodelPhoto: Courtesy of David Smith

After picture of the Smith kitchen remodel with updated tile floor, granite countertops and unique arch over the kitchen sink.

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