Client: Gershenzon
Project: Full Home Remodel
Location: Lakeview, Chicago, IL

Archway completed a general remodeling project in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago in the summer of 2013. The project included gut rehabs of two bathrooms and a kitchen, plus some additional work in the home. The homeowner was Mr. Gershenzon, a young man who was looking for a modern update to his home. We do not have photos of what the unit looked like before, but we can tell you it was in need of a facelift!

The scope of work for this project was as follows:

Guest Bathroom:

  • Gut and Demo existing bathroom including walls where necessary
  • Demo existing floor and wall tile
  • Prepare subflooring and all walls of tub/shower area
  • Install new plumbing supply to accommodate new shower and sink fixtures
  • Install new tile floor and new tile for the perimeter walls of the tub/shower space
  • Install new Toilet and Tub
  • Install new vanity/sink/top/mirror combo
  • Install new faucet for sink
  • New shower head, valve and tub spout for tub/shower area
  • New light fixtures adjacent to vanity mirror
  • New shower rod, towel bar, and paper holder

 

Master Bathroom Remodeling Outline:

  • Gut and Demo existing bathroom including walls-where necessary
  • Demo existing floor and wall tile
  • Prepare subflooring and all walls of tub/shower area
  • Install green board in bathroom space… where we demoed drywall - then patch, tape, sand and prime all surfaces
  • Install new plumbing supply to accommodate new shower and sink fixtures
  • Install new switch and whip for both lighting sources
  • Install new tile floor
  • Install new custom rubber shower base
  • Install new tile for the perimeter walls of the shower space only
  • Install new glass hinged shower door
  • Install new toilet
  • Install new vanity/sink/top/mirror combo
  • Install new faucet for sink

 

Kitchen Remodeling:

  • Demo existing kitchen, remove cabinet, countertop, and appliances
  • Frame out wall extension adjacent to guest bedroom to accommodate 42” high cabinets

 

Electrical and Plumbing:

  • Install new plumbing supply to accommodate new dishwasher and sink fixture
  • Install two new pendant light fixtures in ceiling
  • Install new drywall in kitchen space
  • Install Archway’s premium kitchen cabinet line
  • Install new granite countertop
  • Install new under mount stainless steel sink and new faucet
  • Install new under cabinet lighting
  • Install new appliances in locations specified on plan
  • Install handles/knobs for kitchen cabinets
  • Paint all walls in kitchen.

 

Miscellaneous Remodeling Items:

  • Remove existing doors in specified areas on plan
  • Remove existing carpeting in both bedrooms
  • Frame out new closet areas in guest bedroom including enclosing mechanical closet
  • Frame out bump out wall in dining room area
  • Install new track lighting in entry hallway
  • Install new lighting in front closet
  • Install new switch and whip for lighting source
  • Install new slop sink, washer and dryer in new laundry room. Connect washer to slop sink and current kitchen sink plumbing supply
  • Install new drywall in affected areas
  • Install new carpeting in both bedrooms
  • Install new barn doors and hardware in appropriate locations
  • Install other doors according to plan
  • Install new shelves according to plan
  • Install new pendant in dining room
  • Paint all walls

 

Here are photos from the 3D Rendering of the space before it was remodeled:

The testimonial videos below explain the process of what we did during the remodel and shows the final result.

Overall, the client was very happy with the work we did and we are very proud of the end result! Thanks to Mr. Gershenzon for being such a great customer and bearing with us as we completed this complicated scope of remodeling work.