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Stack of drywall sheets used for dustless drywall preparation

Dustless Drywall Preparation: A faster, cleaner way to a renewed home

Dustless drywall preparation can go a long way towards mitigating the effects of your renovations on your own space, and neighbors.
nyc plaster ceiling repair before and after

Repairing a Plastered Ceiling in Manhattan

We think this one speaks for itself.
nyc kitchen renvation

A Video Tour of a NYC Townhouse Kitchen Makeover

Check out a video tour of one of our most recent New York City kitchen facelifts.  It included new counters, painting the kitchen cabinets, relocating a pantry and installing four sets of LED strip lights. The entire project took about 2 weeks from start to finish.
A completed Manhattan Townhouse Kitchen makeover with painted kitchen cabinets

A Manhattan Kitchen Makeover: painting kitchen cabinets, installing new counters and upgrading lighting

This is one of our more extensive NYC kitchen makeovers that included painting the kitchen cabinets, replacing the cabinet hardware, installing new light fixtures, installing new LED strip lights, replacing the sink + faucet, installing new caesarstone counters and relocating a pantry (cabinet). All of the doors were painted onsite and the entire Kitchen makeover took…
Walls prepped for painting

Wall Trim Ideas: Faux Wainscoting in a NYC Dining Room

This faux wainscoting was part of a larger pre war apartment restoration project we worked on during Summer 2016. The panels were built using MDF panels cut down onsite and laid out with the input of the interior designer. Check out the gallery linked here for some shots of the finished project.
clean white kitchen interior with white subway tiles

A Manhattan Kitchen Makeover: Painting Kitchen Cabinets and a New Backsplash

Another (Quick) Kitchen Facelift: Spray Painting Kitchen Cabinets and Installing a Subway tile Backsplash (Level 2) Just the basics on this one: sprayed cabinets, a new backsplash and a new sink.  This was part of a larger restoration project on a pre-war apartment in Manhattan where the client wanted to freshen up the place.  The…
White Sprayed Kitchen Cabinets

Painting Kitchen Cabinets White: Some Before and After Pictures (Level 1)

This is another Level 1 Kitchen Makeover project – click here to familiarize with our kitchen makeover levels – we worked on with a client moving into a new apartment down on Bowery in Manhattan.  The kitchen was in excellent shape  but the client wasn’t particularly fond of the wooden cabinets from the previous renovation.  Before…
Repainted white kitchen cabinet doors from the side

A Before and After NYC Kitchen Makeover (Level 1)

This is one of the first kitchen facelifts we worked on for a client in Long Island City a few years ago.  We were contracted to paint all of the kitchen cabinets as well as replace the pulls, and the client ended up coordinating the other pieces of the project including replacing the counters and…
Two workers moving a stove into a kitchen under construction

How Can I Update My Kitchen Without Replacing the Cabinets?

… Or How to Update Your NYC Kitchen Without Mortgaging Your Firstborn Child to Pay For It.   A specialty we’ve developed over the years at Paint Works is updating Kitchens without replacing them.  A kitchen update (or facelift) typically entails some combination of semi-cosmetic work including painting cabinets, replacing counters, replacing lighting, installing shelves,…

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