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When cabinets do arrive at your doorstep, ensure that they match list of materials generated by Kitchen Designer. Again, this will help ensure that no delays or unexpected costs arise during actual remodeling process.
Cabinets: Out with Old and In with New
Once cabinets arrive, cabinet installers will remove existing cabinets and countertops, unless homeowners decide to do this themselves, and install new cabinets. If new flooring is planned, I would suggest installing flooring between removing old cabinets and installing new ones, as this will save time and money. In addition, particularly with Linoleum, you will get a better end product, as Linoleum will be unable to lift-up over time, if material goes under cabinets. If new flooring does get installed prior to cabinet and countertop installation, additional care will be needed to ensure floors are not damage during this process.
After new cabinets have been installed, measuring and templating for new countertops will be required if Silestone, Granite or Corian are to be used. This task should be planned in advance so that it can be performed same day cabinets are installed. This will help to reduce disruption time. Once templating has been completed, expect several days to a week for countertops to actually be cut and installed. During this interval Kitchen Design Center should install a temporary countertop and faucet so that your kitchen remains operational.
Though remodeling a kitchen can be a huge disruption to homeowner, finished product will quickly erase brief inconvenience. Between its new and contemporary look and features, and knowledge of making a sound investment, homeowner will swiftly forget about disruption as they fully enjoy their new kitchen.
Over the past 20+ years Mr. Donovan has been involved with building homes and home additions. Mr. Donovan's formal education & profession have been as an Electrical Engineer & Marketing Manager.