Tips For a Smooth Kitchen Remodel
Avoid total chaos with some planning ahead and our help!
Picture this…you are super excited about your new, designer kitchen. You’ve worked hard to be able to make an upgrade to your home and give yourself the kitchen of your dreams, finally! But there’s just one more messy and unavoidable step to go through…the remodeling work!
We know that it is easy to have second thoughts about actually going forward with your kitchen remodel by just imagining the procedure in itself; after all, with your busy life and schedule, who needs an extra hassle and mess at home, right? Well, while we can’t argue with the unavoidable dust that generates from any construction project, there are ways to make your new kitchen remodeling in Denver as smooth as possible!
Before the remodel
- In the weeks before the work begins, make a list of all those restaurants you’ve been meaning to try. When you are in no mood for microwave dinners, it will come in handy for a quick escape!
- Decide on a safe enclosed area for the cabinets and appliances to be delivered to. Usually, the garage is a good location. This includes where you’d like the installers to store their tools.
- Pack up the kitchen. 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 more fun! Items that are fragile should be marked accordingly and stored in an area away from the construction.
- Plan a location outside of the area where the remodeling is being done to act as your temporary kitchen. You may be able to temporarily move everything you need there…except the kitchen sink! So consider where your “water source” will be in relation to it.
- In a fond farewell to your old kitchen, spend some time cooking in it. Make family favorites and throw them in the freezer. You’ll thank yourself later for that!
- If there is a fish tank or electrical equipment in close proximity to the work, remember to cover them well!
Things to keep in handy during the remodel
- The fridge and microwave
- Coffee Maker (don’t forget to put the filters and coffee close at hand too!)
- Utility utensils, such as can opener, bottle/wine opener, sharp knives, and microwavable dishes
- Butter, salt & pepper, favorite spices
- Dining area/table
- Plates, napkins, and disposable silverware
- Cleaning supplies and dishtowels
Finally, if you have pets and there isn’t an area to keep them safely away from the construction, it may be a perfect time to treat them to a vacation at the kennel or a play date at a friend’s home!
At The Kitchen Showcase we always try to exceed our customer’s expectations by delivering the best customer service possible. We invite you to stop by our new and beautiful Kitchen and Bathroom Design Showroom located in Centennial, Denver, Colorado. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Evenings and Saturdays by appointment.