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Lever Homes Kitchen

"Give me a place to stand and I shall move the Earth with a lever." - Archimedes

This 5-Star Built-Green project is a three story, two-unit townhome sited on a vacant lot near the corner of 26th Ave S. and S. Judkins Street in Seattle. Due to the slender proportion of the lot, the units are arranged in a front-to-back configuration relative to the street. The street-facing, 1bedroom unit is 840sf and the east-facing, 3 bedroom unit is 1440sf.

Some key features are ductless mini-split heating and Air Conditioning, tankless hot water, LED Lighting throughout, strand woven bamboo, Formaldehyde free BIBS insulation, high efficiency windows and many non-VOC paints and finishes.

First Lamp acted as both designer and builder on this project.

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Veronica Saenz Brady wrote:
Backsplash - Please tell me about the backsplash.
   Comment   August 31, 2013
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This is actually the concrete foundation of the building. We insulated this wall on the outside to meet code and built a short wood wall for mounting the lower cabinets and running plumbing and electrical lines.
September 2, 2013 at 9:42PM     
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Sandy Summers wrote:
Can you please tell me where your cabinet pulls are from?
   Comment   July 19, 2013
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We bought these at a little mom and pop shop called IKEA. Great value!
July 22, 2013 at 11:13AM        Thanked by Sandy Summers
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cabinet door color/wood/etc. - cabinet door color/wood/etc.
   Comment   March 20, 2013
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IKEA Walnut. Best value around!
March 20, 2013 at 7:39PM     
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mimi wrote:
What is used to get the glossy surface of the concrete? - My concrete floor has just been screeded. What will I need to apply to get it nice and glossy? Thank you
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We had these floors done by a commercial floor polishing company. It's a three-step process where they add an emulsifier and do several steps of grinding and polishing. We payed around $5/sf for this but it was a pretty small job. For larger jobs in our area, market rate is closer to $4/sf. You can add both water-based and petroleum based products to concrete and get most of the way there, but this finish is more durable and consistent. Hope this helps!
September 10, 2012 at 6:58AM     
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