Need a reliable remodeling contractor in the Pinecrest area? Read up for more info:
Welcome To Pinecrest Kitchen Remodeling Service - Serving all of Florida
Kitchen tip: Consider stainless steel for homes in Pinecrest. Chefs love it for its sheer practicality and easy maintenance. It's a very versatile material and the gleaming, crisp surface is pleasing to those who savor clean, spotless surfaces. It can look both traditional and timeless, or very contemporary in a kitchen remodel. Sinks can be custom-fabricated and easily integrated with the countertop. It's sterile when cleaned.
Surface textures for granite include high polish, satin, quilted or patterned. Marble is another good option for new kitchens in Pinecrest, FL due to the resistance to humidity. We have a wide range of beautiful colors, textures and patterns.
Common definitions and remodeling terms:
Flashing - sheet metal that is often used in waterproofing of a roof valleys or the seam between a roof area and a chimney cap.
Flue - a passage for the general movement of hot gases and smoke plus exhaust.
Footing - a concrete structure below the frost line supporting the foundation or piers of a house.
Frame construction - often achieved using wood, as opposed to wood, block, concrete or steel, for building walls and ceilings.
Kitchen heat pump - An electrical mechanism for heating and cooling an interior area. In the heating phase, it draws heat from the outside air and transfers it to the inside of a house or other building. Even if the air is cool, it doesn't matter. A kitchen heat pump acts as an air conditioner in the summer as well.
Load-bearing Capability - Refers to the total amount of weight a particular area can withstand without breaking or bending beyond its design. Used to describe soil, steel and wood load bear capability.
Molding - The interior trim around windows, doors, ceilings and other features in a kitchen.
Mortar - A mixture of cement, sand and water used between bricks or concrete blocks to hold them together. A common and maleable construction material.
O.C. - Refers to "on center". Before lumber widths were standardized, carpenters measured from the center of one stud (or rafter or joist) to the center of the next wall. Still used to mean inches apart.
Deed restrictions - Encumbrances placed on a piece of real estate and filed as a matter of record that restrict or prevent certain uses of the real estate.
Drip cap - A protective kitchen molding, usually metal, to divert water over an exterior surface.