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Before & After: Home Renovation

Here are a few before and after photos of a Colleton River home project from H2 Builders.

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Wine a little During the renovation discussions, the clients’ love of wine was discovered. A climatized custom wine room was incorporated into what was previously wall/hallway space. The custom wine racks and glass display walls showcase the wine collection while keeping the wine the perfect temperature. It is also a favorite conversation piece to guests visiting the home.


White magic The idea for this kitchen renovation was to update the current look of the kitchen to today’s clean, sleek and transitional style. H2’s in-house custom cabinet department designed a kitchen to do just that. Floor-to-ceiling changes were made, along with a new, light, bright color scheme. The coffered ceiling was removed, and replaced with a smooth ceiling with can lights, white cabinets replaced the old cabinets, new countertops installed and a new eat-in island was installed. New appliances, a new custom hood over the stove complete this modern kitchen transformation.


Get fired up The basic space of this great room from before and after stayed exactly the same. The fireplace remains the main anchor of the room, and by removing the brick and replacing with stone, it instantly updates the look. Relocating the TV directly over the fireplace, to the center of the room, also helps draw your eye to the center of the room. Balancing the wall with new custom built-ins in the same trim color as the ceiling gives the room a much larger feel. Lightening the paint on the shiplap ceiling, and darkening the wood floors are some other changes that dramatically update this room.