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Old 05-11-2004, 06:19 PM   #1
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Kitchen Remodel Begins!


Well I began my kitchen remodel. My floor is officially in plastic bags and ready for me to toss in a dumpster. I tore down an attached food pantry as well. The pantry is already in the dumpster.

After I clean out the cabinets, next on my todo list, I am going to remove them and will have an empty room.

I will post some pics in the days to come, and trust me when I say I will be asking advice too.

So far 3 man hours and $0 spent.
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Old 05-11-2004, 07:14 PM   #2
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Ok so far 7 man hours spent and 0$.

The demo is just about done. All I have left to remove is the cabinets, and small aprts of the wall where I plan to re-run electric conduit which was previously run through the floor.

After that I start with a blank canvas and can begin the construction.

The demo is taking much longer than I expected. Carrying the trash to the dumpster is the hardest part
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Old 05-28-2004, 08:07 PM   #4
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Well the Demo is just about finished. I haven't had time for anything with work being so busy so the project fell to the side for the last 2 weeks. The only thing left to demo is the kitchen sink.

Today was 10% off contractor day at Home depot Let's just say I got over $300 in discounts. LOL the discounts alone paid for my new table saw!

Cabinets ETA: 4 weeks.
Tile ETA: 7 days.

I have 4 weeks to get that old sink out and rerun a few electric lines. Think I can manage?

So far 10 man hours spent and an untotaled dollar amount to be determined.
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Old 07-26-2004, 10:10 AM   #5
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The kitchen remodel is almost complete. All that is left is the floor tile, and backsplash tile and I can put the appliances in and start living like a human again.

Does anyone else have a fridge and stove in their living room?

I must admit I made less mistakes than I thought I would make and more mistakes than I hope I would make Not bad for a first try, and all the mistakes were easily corrected.

I'm gonna post pics hopefully by the end of the week when it's all done.
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Good for you Grump! somtimes you just have to just dive in, it's the sink or swim hypothisis. I've done a lot of kitchens and have to say they were all fun. They say the kitchen is the heart of the house.......I believe it......Look foward to seeing the pics.

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LOL after that post, I re-sanded the entire wall and ceiling. I decided I didn't like how the patching looked in a few areas. I repainted last night and am right back where I was when I posted that reply.

Right after I finish reading this forum I am going to rent a wetsaw and start some tiling.

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