to enjoying the pleasures of your new kitchen,
there is the remodeling construction. In order to
make it as easy as possible, we invite you to take
advantage of the great tips we’ve put together
the weeks before the work begins, keep a list of
all those restaurants you’ve been meaning to
try. When the microwave gets old, your list will
come in handy for a quick escape!
Before the cabinets arrive – decide on a safe
enclosed area for the cabinets and appliances to
be delivered to.
Usually the garage is a good location, until two
(2) days prior to installation. At that point,
cabinetry should be brought inside to acclimate to
your home room temperature.
up the kitchen (or bathroom) well before the
remodel. While it’s a great time to "spring
clean" your shelves, don’t forget to label
the storage boxes well. This will make the
unpacking process a lot easier and a lot more fun!
Items that are fragile should be marked
accordingly and stored in an area away from the
a location outside of the area where the
remodeling is being done to act as your temporary kitchen.
maybe able to temporarily move everything you
need…except the kitchen sink! Consider where
your "water source" will be in
relation to your temporary kitchen.
(and a freezer stocked with microwavable
a fond farewell to you old kitchen, spend some
time in it, cooking. Make family favorites and
throw them in the freezer. We promise
you…you’ll thank yourself later!
Maker (don’t forget to put the filters and
coffee close at hand too!)
utensils, such as: can opener, bottle/wine
opener, sharp knives, and microwavable dishes
the basics handy: butter, salt & pepper,
the kids you’re picnicking…use paper
plates & napkins as well as disposable
supplies and dishtowels
it’s a bathroom remodel, pretend you’re
packing to go on a trip. Remember the hairdryer
and curling iron!
forget about Fido & Kitty! If there isn’t an
area in your home to keep them safely away from
construction, especially during certain phases -
it maybe a perfect time to treat your pet to a
vacation at the kennel or a play date at a
in advance where you’d like the installers to
store their tools.
just no way to avoid it! If there is a fish tank
or electrical equipment in close proximity to the
work – remember to keep them well covered!