The Final Reveal—The Kitchen

Posted Nov 14 2013 in , , , ,

When my husband and I purchased the house where we live, we knew that one day we would replace the Formica counter tops with granite. In the beginning stages, we also considered replacing the cabinets. Last spring we went to the local home show and talked to a lot of people and looked at a […]

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Progress

Posted Sep 13 2013 in , ,

Today I have photos of the new cabinets without doors, but you can see the color. We also have some of the wood flooring installed. They also did the templates for the granite counter tops yesterday. So we are getting closer to the end. Now the anticipation builds. We’re eagerly awaiting the final product. The […]

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It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

Posted Sep 10 2013 in , , ,

Have you ever been in a situation where things kept getting worse? That’s where we find ourselves today in our remodeling process. As you’ve seen from previous posts, we’ve been painting ahead of the cabinet and flooring installs. Today the cabinets arrived. That meant removing the bathroom cabinets, which means we’ll be down to the […]

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More Demolitian

Posted Aug 8 2013 in , , , ,

Do you remember this photo? After today’s work on our remodeling project, it looks like this. Now I really can’t use my kitchen. Up until today, I have been able to cook because the stove, microwave and sink were all functional. Not anymore! From now on, if I can cook it in a toaster oven, […]

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The Remodeling Has Begun

Posted Jul 28 2013 in , , , , , ,

As I stated in a previous post, we are doing some remodeling. We are putting in a new kitchen and replacing most of the tile floors on the lower level with wood. Yesterday the work began. First, we emptied all the cabinets. The folks who are going to tear out the tile will be here […]

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Our Remodeling Project—The Beginning

Posted Jul 10 2013 in , , ,

Here is a photo of a portion of my kitchen. As kitchen’s go, it isn’t horrible, but we are getting ready to remodel it. I haven’t had the shorter cabinets in a kitchen since our house in Massachusetts, where we lived from 1991-1993. So we are tearing out the soffits in order to install the […]

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