Sunday, May 7, 2017

Kitchen Reno - Day One - Demolition

kitchen renovation, demolition, construction
Day One started at 8:30 AM with the demolition crew.

Two men who knew what to do and do it fast.

This was all done before 12:30!

This is the pantry from hall door to fridge.

Yes, we get to keep using the fridge and the all-important ice maker during the remodel.

Fridge to the breakfast room.

Yes, once the kitchen and the dining room were in this spot - PINK and GREEN!

The wall to the right is the wall to the current dining room.

Creative electrical wiring - more on that tomorrow.

The soffits I have always despised?


When they removed the sink cabinet, they found a WORKING AC vent.

Notice the black mold from the condensate.


Since 1990 we  have wondered why there was no AC or heat in the kitchen.

All air came from the vents in the breakfast room.

Speaking of the breakfast room, it is being used as a catchall.

Yes, that is the dishwasher back there.

At the end of the morning of Day One.

A clean slate.

We thought.


See y'all!

READ Kitchen Reno - The Day Before

Lee Graybeal Renovate2Day - Graybeal , LLC

Due to construction, I will be unable to set up at the annual Magnolia Ridge Antiques and Art Gathering. However, I will definitely be a shopper!  Hope to see you there.

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  1. I'm surprised your catch all room has so little in it? Where are all your dishes & stuff?

  2. Oh my goodness...a vent hidden? Crazy. So you have lived in your house since 1990? This is all the more exciting isn't it.

  3. That's a weird place for an ac vent! Hmmm...what else did you find???

  4. don't you wonder sometimes where peoples brains are, i am sure you were exasperated when you saw some of the stupid stuff xx

  5. "A clean slate.

    We thought." Yep, it sounds like a saga, part 2.

  6. Looking forward to seeing the finished room!

  7. Good Luck Donna as you start the new kitchen relove. Wow about the hidden vents!

  8. This reminds me of so many memories of my kitchen redo. I bet you're in for a few surprises, good and bad. Hand in there, it'll be worth it!

  9. Lucky you didn't get sick from mold from that blocked vent. What were they thinking!


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