Is it possible to replace kitchen floor without removing cabinets?

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Posted by: from Mississauga
7/11/2015 at 5:29:56 PM

My new kitchen was built on top of my old floor. My friend who is a German custom cabinet maker installed a beautiful wood finish cabinet using hardware from his company. I am reluctant to tear apart my kitchen to put a new floor in. I doubt it will be possible to reinstall the cabinets the way he put them in.

Is it possible to replace this floor without taking out the cabinets?

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Date/Time7/11/2015 at 7:08:02 PM

Yes, you can replace your floor without taking out the cabinets.

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Daryl from Ridgewater Homes Ltd in Delta
Date/Time7/11/2015 at 11:24:09 PM

Remove the toe kick and put in your new floors. Don't remove the kitchen unless your really need a new kitchen.


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Laurie from Ability Millwork in Kamloops
Date/Time7/12/2015 at 3:12:37 AM

More then likely based on your info you have supplied so far, however, as needed info gets exchanged as needed by involved parties that could change.

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Date/Time7/12/2015 at 11:00:34 AM

As a Renovator, we encounter this situation often. Usually, we prefer to remove base cabinets to install new floors wall to wall but you can do it as suggested by previous replies with one big caveat. Check your dishwasher and other appliances for height. Many older dishwashers cannot be removed (or installed) if you add 3/4" flooring in front of it. Especially if you have solid countertops that cannot be temporarily raised to get the extra height to pull it out.

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