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Housing Solutions, Inc. brings home two HBA Awards!

The team at Housing Solutions, Inc., is proud to announce we won two awards from the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties (HBA). Read on to learn more about each of these two award-winning projects.

The first award was for Best Bath under $35K: 

Bathroom that Won HBA AwardThe owners of this Hillsborough home (built in 2002) asked us to update the flow and aesthetic appeal of their primary bathroom and hall bathroom after purchasing this new home. Their existing layout in the primary bathroom included a bulky garden tub and a dated shower stall.  The client wanted a more open feel to the space.

 To accomplish this open design, we removed the existing garden tub and shower stall completely. We also changed the original shower design from a rectangular-shaped shower to a neo-corner shower to save on space in the bathroom for the traffic area.  We installed a clear-glass frameless shower in place of the garden tub allowing much greater freedom of movement.  We replaced the original contractor-grade cabinetry with a clean-lined, shaker-styled double vanity, and topped it with a beautiful matching quartz countertop.  Custom tile, flooring, and recessed lighting completed the warm, open feeling the client was hoping for.

To see additional images from this project that was part of a whole-house renovation, , check out our blog post: Whole-House Renovation in Hillsborough.

The second award was for Best Kitchen under $60K:

Kitchen that won HBA AwardThe owners of this Hillsborough home (built in 2001) approached Housing Solutions to transform their dated “honey-spice oak” kitchen into a contemporary design that would accommodate a large family and have a great flow for entertaining. In addition, the client needed more storage in the limited space. The peninsula cabinetry was originally built with a two-tier seating/bar area that was a very inefficient use of counter space.

We designed and executed a kitchen remodel that exceeded client expectations. We took advantage of the 9-foot ceilings and stacked the upper cabinetry to provide additional storage space. We used glass-front top cabinets to provide a more open feel and trimmed them with a simple, clean-lined crown molding. The homeowners opted for a two-color, shaker-style kitchen in painted white maple and the new peninsula/bar cabinetry done in a contrasting navy. The peninsula was reduced to a single level, making it a more usable space for food prep and eating at the bar. The kitchen was finished off with a matching navy subway tile for the backsplash. A pendant and recessed lighting provided for function and atmosphere. We also added floating shelves in place of a wall cabinet on a partitioned wall.

To see additional images from this project, check out our blog post: Kitchen Remodel in Hillsborough, NC.

If you are interested in discussing your next home remodeling project, contact us today. We look forward to the opportunity of making your dreams come true!