Modern Bath Remodels

Modern Bath Remodels

Along with renovating the kitchen in this Arlington home we also renovated their two bathrooms. Our team was able to maximize its square footage by using clever storage, such as the built-in shower shelves. These baths were completely gutted, allowing us to create new and modern spaces.

To help create a modern look we used lighter wall colors, white and gray tiles,  and sleek new accessories to balance it out. The glass shower panels create a seamless look that makes the bath appear bigger than it is. We improved the lighting immensely by using mirrors that have lights built-in and by adding more recessed lighting.

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What do you think?  Let us know if we can help you design and build your dream bath!

Thanks for reading,

McDonald Contracting

Lincoln Home Renovation

Lincoln Home Renovation

Our team has been working on renovating this modern and beautiful Lincoln, MA home since last summer. The project has been extremely rewarding, teaching us new building techniques and allowing us to work with some talented designers.

The home was originally designed and built by Acorn Deck House Company. This local company is known for building one-of-kind homes, all featuring open floor plans, walls of glass and soaring ceilings. The homeowners loved the design of the home but wanted to make changes to the interior as well as update the exterior of the home.

We worked with local designer Caitlin Sweeney to help us design the new layout. These types of homes can be tricky to renovate mostly due to the fact that the wood ceiling planks are actually a structural component of the house… making it impossible to hide any wires or pipes in them. We were able to add fake beams and increase the size of the existing beams to make them useful while also enhancing the design of the house.

The homeowners wanted the house to feel as it was an extension of nature while also being modern. The large windows allowed us to frame the surrounding nature and the cedar siding makes the house fit perfectly into the rock foundation and neighboring trees. The cable railings, wooden ceilings, and sun-filled skylights help to complete this home. It’s truly one-of-kind

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Winchester Home Remodel

Winchester Home Remodel

This is our 4th blog post on this gorgeous Winchester home, but with all the work our team did, it’s worthy of each and every post.

On the blog, we have shared the work our team has done, including adding a 3rd-floor suite, remodeling a guest bath and a master bath, and updating a beautiful master bedroom with custom closets. Today we’re sharing the remainder of the house… including custom closets and cabinets, updated doors and windows and refurbishing the outside porch.  Check it out –

Custom cabinets and updated windows:

 

Porch:

Talk about a gorgeous porch and home! We’re so thankful that the homeowners trusted our team to bring this home back to life.

Thanks for following us along,

McDonald Contracting

Lexington Kitchen Renovation

Lexington Kitchen Renovation

Out with the old, in with the new! A home remodel is the perfect way to kick off the spring season and we’re excited to share this stunning kitchen renovation. Our team worked with the homeowners to open up their ally, kitchen, and entryway, not to mention an added small bathroom and closet. Everything from the light blue tiles and the beautiful light fixtures to the brick wall, they all help to create this welcoming and beautiful space.

Check out the before and after below to see the full kitchen, dining room and entryway transformations – You’re going to want to scroll through all of the photos for inspiration!

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Let us know what you think about this kitchen renovation and home remodel! Do you love the colors and open kitchen concept as much as we do?
Thanks for reading,
The McDonald Contracting Team
Arlington Home Addition: Part 1

Arlington Home Addition: Part 1

We are so proud of how this gorgeous home renovation and addition came out! The homeowners wanted to stay in their Arlington, MA home, but with two growing kids, they needed more space. Today, we’re sharing the new look of the first-floor. Our team was able to put a home addition on, giving them a living room, bathroom, and extended kitchen. The attention to detail designed by the architect homeowners is nothing short of amazing. Stay tuned for our next blog post for how the second-floor turned out.

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We hope you like how it came out. Let us know what you think!

Team McDonald Contracting