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Remodeling your kitchen can be a long and stressful project. During the kitchen remodel you will likely not be able to use your kitchen and will have to make alternative plans for meals. However, entering into this process without proper planning can extend timelines and will likely increase costs. We decided to put together a simple, quick timeline of what you could expect from a 6-week kitchen remodel. Depending on how much you plan to do and the amount of professional help you have, a typical kitchen remodel can take anywhere between 4 and 6 weeks. While this list does not include every element of the process, it does provide the framework from which you can plan your own project. Week 1:The first week will be mostly prep for your kitchen remodel. You will be doing things like prepping the area with protective coverings, removing your cabinet doors and drawers if they are already installed, and taping off areas that aren’t being worked on. As you prep the site, be sure...Learn More
Regardless of the size of your kitchen, you will need to determine an efficient layout. This could be a single-wall, or galley, style kitchen for smaller spaces, or an L or U shape in a larger kitchen. These three are some of the most common kitchen layouts, and there are endless ways to make it your own. In this guide, we will look at each of these kitchen layouts, and how they can be optimized for efficient use.For those building a new home, you will have a lot of freedom when it comes to size and layout. However, if you working with an existing layout, or if you are renting, you will have more limited options. Regardless of these factors, the first step is to consider everything you need and want to have in the kitchen. It might be best to make a list split into two columns: necessities and wishlist. Once you have an idea of how you want your kitchen laid out, then you can start planning your work triangles. Your work triangles will be how you set up your prep stations w...Learn More
If you have recently acquired a boat and want to install cabinets, you might be wondering where to start. There are a lot of concerns that go into construction on a boat from weight to materials. In this introduction, we will cover some of the important information you will need to get started on your boat cabinets. One resource you should be sure to seek out is a shipwright. They can give you expert advice on construction codes and safety. Even those with construction experience will find boat construction to be a different animal. First, we will look at some specific materials for boat construction, along with some important terms, before looking at more general concerns. Marine-Grade Building Materials As you would assume, there are special building materials for boats. While you don’t have to use these products, they can help eliminate some of the issues that you can encounter with other materials. Here we will take a quick look at some materials made specifically for t...Learn More
When remodeling your kitchen, one of the biggest steps is finishing your cabinets. Whether you choose darker stains, trendy paint, or a natural finish , you will need to have a solid plan and a good understanding of the process. Proper application of your finish is vital to ensuring your cabinets last as long as possible. In any project, cutting corners will cause issues. Skipping steps, or not executing them properly, can shorten the lifespan of your cabinets. Also, it can give you lackluster results. While properly finishing cabinets can be costly and time-consuming, it is much cheaper and quicker than having to do it twice. So, to help you complete your project, we have created the definitive guide to finishing your cabinets . In addition to product recommendations, you will also get to hear advice from our experts that can help you achieve your kitchen dreams.Table of Contents Plan Your Project Consider Your Climate Find Your Finish Pros &...Learn More