You can live without a lot of things, but a kitchen? The idea probably gives you hives. But if you’re picturing yourself heating your food over a campfire, fear not! A little planning can ensure you have the kitchen of your dreams without having to live like an early pioneer. Use this kitchen renovation checklist to ensure your remodel doesn’t completely upend your life.
Tips to Survive a Kitchen Remodel
Protect Your Surfaces
Even the best remodel requires some grime! Map out where contractors will enter and exit. If you’re concerned about damage to your flooring or furniture, you may want to put down carpet scraps, old rugs, or plastic drop cloths.
Create a Temporary Kitchen
Don’t leave all the creativity to choosing tile and countertops! Before you begin, create a temporary kitchen space. Ideally, you’ll have a spot in your house, like a utility or laundry room, that has