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 for you.
In 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
cabinets arrive – decide on a safe enclosed area for the
cabinets and appliances to be delivered to. Usually the
garage is a good location.
Pack 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
Plan 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
(and a freezer stocked with microwavable meals!)
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
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, favorite
the kids you’re picnicking…use paper plates &
napkins as well as disposable silverware.
supplies and dishtowels
If it’s a
bathroom remodel, pretend you’re packing to go on a
trip. Remember the hairdryer and curling iron!
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 friend’s home.
advance where you’d like the installers to store their
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!