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Homeowners tweak their house’s bones


Homeowners tweak their house’s bones

Homeowners tweak their house’s bones
News from Sioux City Journal:

2012-08-31T00:00:00Z 2012-08-03T15:24:26Z Homeowners tweak their house’s bonesJOANNE FOX jfox@siouxcityjournal.com Sioux City Journal

Rome was not built in a day and neither were the remodeling projects at the home of Tom and Sharon Brown.

“But we had to do something if we were going to stay here,” Sharon acknowledged. “Some things were the same as when the house was built over 20 years ago.”

So, slowly, the Browns started to tweak things.

The kitchen needed an update.

“There were Formica counter tops that were all right,” Tom paused. “In their day!”

“They were so outdated,” Sharon added.

“The surfaces were not smooth anymore,” Tom noted. “And over time, the color had faded.”

The Browns decided to go with granite counter tops in a beige tone, highlighted with a variety of dark, darker and darkest shades of brown in a definite U-shape.

A small, portable island sits dead center, illuminated by lighting with a silver accent and white globes. The black top on the island matches the electric stove top and sink

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