Once you’ve selected all of your finishes and fixtures, and your kitchen design is complete, it’s time to prepare for the construction phase. At this point you should have an approximate start date from the contractor, but how do you prepare for that first day? Here are 5 easy steps.
1. DISCUSS EXPECTATIONS WITH CONTRACTOR
The first step is to have a frank discussion with your contractor of both of your expectations. This can include discussing how long the renovation should take, and how quickly decisions need to be made in order to not cause significant delays.
You should also discuss:
For an exhaustive list of the items you should discuss with your contractor, download our free checklist.
2. MAKE A LIST OF WHAT ITEMS ARE NEEDED AND WHEN
3. EMPTY OUT THE SPACE
4. SET ASIDE A TEMPORARY STORAGE SPACE
Once construction starts it’s easiest to have all of the materials stored in one area. This may be a spot in your garage, your basement, or maybe even a spare room. Take some time to clear out a space that will be easy to access during construction.
5. SET UP A TEMPORARY KITCHEN
KITCHEN RENOVATION CHECKLIST
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