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Raised Laundry Platform

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I built another raised laundry platform recently through my company Lone Pine Construction, a little different from the last couple I discussed in my previous built-in raised laundry platform post, and will show step by step how this one was constructed for those who would like to build one themselves.

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“Wood” Tile?

porcelain "wood" tile

Can you tell what kind of flooring this is?  No- it’s not wood flooring, or laminate, or vinyl planks.  It’s simply… TILE.

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Tile Kitchen Backsplash

tile kitchen backsplash

When the owners purchased this house, they loved the existing countertops in the kitchen, but hated how they were missing any kind of backsplash.  It was just plain old painted sheetrock- not the best surface for splatters and spills.  So they found some travertine, marble, and glass mosaic tiles that they had my company Lone Pine Construction install for a full-height backsplash which added functionality and cosmetic appeal to the kitchen.

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Built-In Raised Laundry Platform

raised laundry platform

We bought a front load washer and dryer 5 years ago when we built our home.  Instead of paying the $600 for washer & dryer pedestals (which are nice for raising the height of the washer and dryer as well as providing storage), I built a raised platform in our laundry room out of left-over building materials I already had.  Raising front load washers and dryers makes doing laundry more ergonomic,  with less bending over.  I recently built a raised laundry platform in another home that improved upon my origional design by adding tile, cubbies for laundry bins below and additional built-in storage shelving.

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