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Home Remodel? Check out this rental that we’ve almost finished.

Hello there and good afternoon!

I bought this small house several months ago and every weekend I spend a few hours on it’s renovation.  Here’s a quick snapshot looking through the new huge front window:

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You’d never be able to tell from this picture, but we raised the ceilings to 9′ from 8′ and maximized our look with new door openings and accenting colors.

The tile floor just needs to be grouted and then the finishing touches put on.  This little two bedroom place went from 100 year-old dump to updated and fashionable.  We started by ripping out all of the old plaster and lath, replacing all of the wiring to bring it up to code, installing new plumbing, heat and air-conditioning, then finishing with a new kitchen and granite countertops.

Why not add a little flare with a reclaimed wood wall?  Sure!  There it is on the left and you can see the living room really coming together.

So if you’ve been wondering why my blogging has slowed so much – take a look above.  The pictures don’t do it justice.  It’s not every day that you can see an entire remodel happen but at KC Key Solutions it’s what we do day in an day out.  The exciting part about it is that we see something new every day.  Looking to spice up that 100 year-old beauty that you’ve got?  Give us a call and we’ll be happy to take care of it for you!

Have a good night, Ryan

Welcome Casey to KC Key Solutions!

Hello there again, it’s a great Friday and I’m in the writing mood.

Casey started with us a couple of weeks ago and he’s doing great.  He’s managing some of our larger revolving maintenance accounts and he’s got the flair for customer service.  In fact, he’s even ridden along with me on a few jobs to see how a veteran handles his business 😉

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So if you get a call from KC Key Solutions, you might hear from this young man.  It’s kind of fun to hear him say “Hi, this is Casey from KC Key”.  Say it out loud and you’ll notice a lot of “KC” going on there!

He’s made it through a couple of weeks…and he hasn’t quit yet.  Now let’s see how he does during our busy season, right?

Have a safe afternoon.  Ryan

Double doors. How about you just close that hole up in the side of the house Ryan?

Hello there and good afternoon!

Yes, we are at it again here at KC Key Solutions.  Need an appointment?  Set up a no-obligation appointment for a free estimate now!

We’ve been doing a lot of different projects for customers all over Kansas City, and we are just getting warmed up for the holiday season.  Typically winter is a slower period of construction companies like KC Key Solutions, but it appears that we are going to be busier than expected.  We’ve got 6 offices to build in a large warehouse, another house to paint, a basement to remodel, a door to install, some waterproofing to be done on a basement wall – plus some other big projects that are starting to fill our schedule.  It’s fantastic…thank you to all of our customers for the business.

Here’s a recent project on flip house that we finished; this house had somewhat of a
“bay” window, but we simply boxed it in, extended the cantilever floor and installed french doors.  BAM!

Here I am contemplating the situation, it’s a good thing it wasn’t raining:

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Here’s the finished product from the outside:

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Now it’s just time to add some steps, finish the trim, paint the house, and get it on the market.  Flip houses don’t do much for us until they are SOLD.  That’s how I feel about it anyway 😉

Have a great day, and remember we can make a mess at your house too if you’d like!  (We always sweep up!)

Take care, Ryan