Project Description (Problem/Solution/Results)

Remodeling Need

Not surprising, mudrooms are gaining in popularity, both for their practical and functional use. This busy Lafayette family was ready to build a mudroom of their own.

Design Solution

Riverside Construction helped them plan a mudroom layout that would work hard for the home. The design plan included combining three smaller rooms into one large, well-organized space. Several walls were knocked down and an old cabinet was removed, as well as an unused toilet.

As part of the remodel, a new upper bank of cabinets was installed along the wall, which included open shelving perfect for storing backpacks to tennis rackets. In addition, a custom wainscoting back wall was designed to hold several coat hooks. For shoe changing, Riverside Construction added a sturdy built-in bench seat and a lower bank of open shelves to store shoes. The existing bathroom sink was relocated to make room for a large closet.

To finish this mudroom/laundry room addition, the homeowners selected a fun pop of color for the walls and chose easy-to-clean, durable 13 x 13 tile flooring for high-trafficked areas.

Materials Description

Floor:  Emser Homestead Noce 13 x 13 Tile

Sink:  Elkay Dayton 20 inch Sink

Faucet: Kohler Coralais Laundry Faucet in Chrome

Counter: Formica in Mocha Travertine Matte with no drip edge

Bench Top: Wilsonart Oldmill Oak with waterfall edge

Hardware: Amerock Knob in Satin Nickel

Lighting: Kichler Flushmount

Paint Color: Sherwin Williams “Hearthrob”

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