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324 Residence Complete!

Most people think that moving walls is a big deal even when it isn’t. These clients were not those people. There is hardly a wall that wasn’t moved, modified or removed altogether as we turned a cramped and divided starter house with an illegal car port into an open, bright and comfortable home with a large 2 car garage. Having reluctantly moved to the suburbs 22 years ago, they were ready to downsize and eager to get back to sights...

1232 Residence Update 11

Another RDM kitchen project wrapped up last month. This one very different from the last post below in style but it turned out great and has some pretty cool things going on. The cabinets are traditional in style and finished with a simple off-white paint. We were limited by an existing dining room wall and the stair to the basement so we had to work within the existing shell. We made some changes to get an additional couple feet of...

Olsen Residence_Phase 2

With the completion of the basement renovation (see it here) we are moving into the next phase of the larger project.  Since the homeowners will be living in the house throughout the project they needed a place to cook and eat while the kitchen is demolished and rebuilt.  These are the renderings prepared during the design process. The left image is from the same point as the left "before" image above. As you can see we've opened up a...

1232 Residence Update 5

Things are moving along still over at 1232. Interior demolition is pretty much complete and one of the upset LVLs are in. In the photo to the right you can see everything has been removed except the walls around the stairs to the basment. The sloped portion will be concealed in a built-in cabinet/ fold-down desk. The walls visible to the right of the right image are temporary and existing walls that will remain in place until the second upset...

Olsen Residence Basement

We haven't posted anything about this project until now since its in Manhattan, KS and we haven't been able to see the progress as much as we have on other in-town projects. We went out there on Monday to photograph the completed basement and get the ball rolling for the next phase of the project. We are very happy with what we saw there and have put together a few before/after shots to illustrate the transformation. The basement is...

1232 Residence

A quick update on this project, the floor slab is in and the brick corners are in and look great. Demolition is starting on the house, removing the bumpout at the kitchen to put in the new structural members that will span that new much larger opening. The mason, Rick Roos and Greg from Hurst Construction discuss the new planters that will be added at the screen porch and adjacent to the garage. We just got a project album...

I Love My Kitchen

September 15, 2011 By Mindy McDermott, Marketing Advisor * "I love my kitchen." I say this every week if not more often. Even after all these years (10 to be exact). There are so many things to love about it - the unbelievably quiet dish washer, the spice rack in the drawer, the huge pantry with pull-out shelves, a window over the sink, the extra-deep counter tops for plenty of work space. A place for everything and everything in its place is...

About Your House with Bob Yapp – Video

In going through photos and files during the building of the new website we came across a VHS tape of an episode of About Your House With Bob Yapp that featured the Ellis residence that RDM completed back in the late 90's. Filmed over the course of 2 days the video, which featured historically sensitive renovations, shows some great shots of the house and a short interview with Rick. We had the video transferred to a dvd not long ago...

Out to Bid!

We've wrapped up construction documents on this light-filled, two-story kitchen addition. Located on large lot in Prairie Village, KS the house had a small kitchen that was badly in need of an update. We extended the upper floor to create an open two-story space above the new kitchen and opened up the two adjacent rooms with 2 large new windows and a 12' sliding patio door. A dark kitchen tucked into the interior of the house will be transformed into...