Scheduling Kitchen Remodels into Your Calendar

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A kitchen remodel can take several weeks or months to complete, depending on the size and complexity of your project. During this time, you’ll be coordinating with contractors, designers, suppliers, and other professionals involved in the renovation. With all these moving parts, scheduling kitchen remodels into your calendar can be half the challenge.

Here are some tips on how scheduling your next kitchen remodel.

Scheduling Kitchen Remodels into Your Calendar

Before you begin your kitchen remodel, get a clear idea of how long it will take and what steps are involved. You can also consult with your contractor to get their professional estimate and advice.

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Typical Stages of a Kitchen Remodel

  1. One Year Out

    • Set a list of priorities and expectations.
    • Set a budget.
    • Choose a color palette or design style.
  2. Six Months Out

    • Source your materials, appliances, and permits.
    • Design and planning
    • Obtain necessary permits
  3. Three Months Out

    • Demolition
    • Structural build-out (if necessary)
  4. Two Months Out

    • Plumbing rough-in
    • Electrical rough-in
    • HVAC ductwork
  5. Six Weeks Out

    • Insulation
    • Drywall and painting
    • Install doors and windows (if any)
  6. One Month Out

    • Install cabinets
    • Install countertops and backsplash
  7. Three Weeks Out

    • Install appliances
    • Install sink and faucet
  8. Two Weeks Out

    • Install light fixtures
    • Install flooring.
  9. One Week Out

    • Final painting touch-ups
    • Final inspection

You can take this list and alter it to suit your project. Note that the order may vary depending on the specific requirements of your project.

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That’s it for today! Don’t forget to grab your download and get to working planning your unique kitchen style!


PS – Don’t forget to check out my other kitchen articles like the 30-Day Game Plan for Your Next Kitchen Remodel too!


October 3, 2023

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Scheduling Kitchen Remodels into Your Calendar

breakfast room with vintage elements

Scheduling Kitchen Remodels into Your Calendar

breakfast room with vintage elements

Scheduling Kitchen Remodels into Your Calendar

breakfast room with vintage elements