KItchen Tear Out

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Posted by: from Navan
8/30/2008 at 11:54:01 AM

Hi All,

I've been asked to complete a full kitchen tear out. Removal of upper and lower cabinets and counter top. Then the cabinet company will complete the installation of the new products and materials.

What types of problems or issues have you run into in the past that tend to show up in kitchen tear out projects?

Thanks for the advice.


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Date/Time9/1/2008 at 8:46:24 AM

Hi Dave

Most are pretty straight forward if the house is less than 40 years old. The older homes present more trouble, with cast/galvanised plumbing & older wiring. If you're just doing a straight R&R with no re-locates you shouldn't have any trouble. Check the floors & walls for true also- if they are out by a fair margin the kitchen co. may want you to fix things for them before they do their install.

Last, if there is not a lot of prep work involved on your part, the client will love it if you can gut 1 day & install the next, less down time for them. Good luck.

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Dave from 360renos in Navan
Date/Time9/6/2008 at 7:44:37 AM

Thanks for the info Bill.

Yes, the customer will love it to get them up and running with a kitchen in 2 days and that is the timeline and goal. Nothing worse than a home owner struggling without a kitchen.

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Abba's Service in Huntsville
Date/Time11/23/2008 at 1:27:31 AM

Well i think the worst thing is being without a bathroom.

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