The kitchen remodel is underway NOW!!! This is the most aggressive and difficult project I've attempted to date. This collection will continue to update with the newest posts at the top.
Mysterious wires were sticking out of the attic into the kitchen. Where the heck do they go and what controls them? I'm cutting into the wall to solve this mystery.
We're moving the stove location and I'm installing to install a complete, new circuit, up the wall and through the attic. I've got this.
We've decided to install IKEA kitchen cabinetry as we remodel. I struggled with the design, so I decided to work with the professionals of Inspired Kitchen Design (IKD). I'm really glad I did. Check out the plans!
I'm tearing out the horrid soffits in the kitchen to make room for new 40" upper cabinets.
As we remodel this crummy kitchen, the fridge is moving to a new location. Rather than reinstall a mile of braided waterline through the cabinets or in the attic, I'm soldering a new, copper water line, inside the wall.
You won't believe the stuff I've uncovered as I continue to demolish the kitchen. "Time capsules of Ineptitude"
I'm finally getting started and ripping out the kitchen for a a long haul renovation. It's not like you see on TV!
We're planning on changing the footprint of our kitchen. The challenge is figuring out how to tile the areas where cabinets will be removed, since our current tile appears to be discontinued. Now what?
Before I tear the kitchen cabinets and soffit down, what's up there behind the ugly wallpaper? Hopefully, there's no hidden structure or duct work, just a nice ceiling,... and a cache of Confederate Gold
It's time. This 1979 kitchen is going down. It's probably going to take a long time, fast food, and paper plates as we phase this thing. I'm going to share the nuts and bolts of the journey as we go. Check out the early stages of the plan and the challenges we need to overcome.