Matamata couple Maureen and Robin Lindsay are not gutted they chose Coleman Builders to gut and prepare their kitchen for renovating. ‘‘They did a great job, I would not change anything and would recommend them to anyone,’’ Maureen said.
It took the building crew between 10-12 days to rip out the brick arch and re-line the walls and ceiling.
Richard also provided advice to tweak the plans from Matamata Glass and Joinery that were invaluable. Matamata Glass and Joinery went on to build and install the kitchen once the prep work had been completed by Coleman Builders.
Maureen said he suggested making the cupboards not reach the ceiling as it was so high and instead making a feature out of them by capping them with varnished wood.
Richard was so accommodating to the couple that he even welcomed them into his home to gain inspiration. ‘‘He had a marble counter in his home and when I saw it I fell in love with it and used it in my kitchen. It’s sometimes hard to imagine what it would
BEFORE: The kitchen before renovations.