Kitchen Remodel

Everyone loves a makeover. Before a kitchen remodel, do your research here by chatting with Chowhounds who've gone through the same process. Learn from their missteps and successes and ask any question you have.

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Recipe Suggestions During Kitchen Remodel

by MichBelle 5 years ago

We are about to start a kitchen a remodel and will be without a kitchen for at least 3 weeks, but very likely longer. Any recipe ideas that have minimal prep and cleanup? What about make-ahead dis...

Advice for operating without Kitchen (during remodel)

by MagnoliaGardens 5 years ago

We are renovating our kitchen and we're going to be three weeks sans stove/oven/main sink. We're moving the refrigerator to the back room and have a trusty grill, but I'm waking up in a cold sweat ...

Countertop material--Kitchen remodel this fall

by nofunlatte 5 years ago

Hello all--I'm weighing the pros and cons of countertop materials, including stain resistance (I cook with beets!), scratch-resistance, and cost. I've looked at different websites/pamphlets, etc.,...

Kitchen remodeling and I need input on cabinets and floor

by Fiona 6 years ago

Hi - I am remodeling my kitchen and am having trouble making some decision - so I am coming to the kitchen users community for advice. My kitchen is very small (8.5 x 9.5) and I am trying to use su...

Remodeling kitchen advice

by Westy 6 years ago

Hello - My wife and I are looking to remodel our kitchen. We cook 6 nights a week, so it is definitely more of a workshop than museum/fashion statement. ont eh other hand, it is a fairly small ...

Remodeling kitchen. Stove reccomendations?

by CCDiner 6 years ago

I am in the process of remodeling my kitchen. I am researching stoves to purchase. More specificly a gas range to slide in. What are the pros and cons of standard verses big name brands like vi...

Most recommended kitchen appliances for kitchen remodel

by L.A.Hound 13 years ago

I am about to embark on a kitchen remodel, and I am looking for recommendations for appliances. I will need: -a 30"-36" gas range (looking into dual fuel, but not sure if they are worth the ex...

The dream kitchen

by hungryabbey 7 years ago

If money was no object, and you got to fully design your kitchen however you wanted (assuming you have however much space you want) what characteristics and features would you want ?

Is a limestone countertop really a disaster in the kitchen?

by katethecook 12 years ago

I am finalzing a kitchen renovation and have selected a limestone that I LOVE -- but I have been given some negative feedback about it's durability. One salesperson is trying to convince me to go ...

Kitchen remodel -- which comes first, granite or cabinets?

by CindyJ 7 years ago

I'm looking for some guidance. Our kitchen remodeling project is moving very slowly. It seems every time I take one step forward, I take two steps back. My latest quandary is whether I should fi...

Improvising during kitchen remodel

by mikie 8 years ago

Well, we're into week four of a one week kitchen remodel. I knew it wasn't going to happen in a week, but that's what the contractor said. Now I hope it's done by Easter! It's been one of those ...

Best Kitchen Design

by dijohn 8 years ago

I've seen some threads on kitchen layouts but want to ask the question again. Do you have a favorite kitchen design? I've been using a galley styled kitchen for years and love having everything sur...

Must haves in kitchen remodel?

by TinaLa 8 years ago

hello all! After lurking for a while, I finally took the plunge and signed up to CH. This is my first post and I apologize if it is a repeat. We are talking about a minor kitchen remodel and I a...

ISO advice about recessed, ceiling lighting for kitchen remodel --- incandescent vs. halogen

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by c oliver 8 years ago

Later this summer we're doing a complete gut of our kitchen and dining room. Tearing down walls etc. I've been planning on recessed, small halogen lights for the ceiling lighting. Our builder, w...

Makeshift kitchen during restoration or remodel

by KansasKate 9 years ago

When doing a [godawful] long kitchen project, where do you set up your makeshift kitchen and what items do you find most useful?

Kitchen Remodel -- Cooktop & Wall Oven Decisions

by HappyDadSF 9 years ago

Ok, I'm at the final decision stage for cooktop and wall ovens; and I need to be pushed over the fence on a couple of items. First -- Cooktop -- Going for a 36" - 6 Gas Burners -- Trying to deci...

Wolf induction for kitchen remodel - and other suggestions

by colorado_cook 9 years ago

I have been reading the boards, as we just purchased a home and are in process of gutting the inside and expanding it. Therefore, we pretty much need everything for our new home. I was set on a w...

Software/Website for trying out different color combinations for kitchen remodeling ?

by wavyphotons 9 years ago

Hi, We would like to do kitchen remodeling (new stainless-steel appliances, granite counter-tops and new backsplash). Appliances will be stainless-steel, but we are still not sure what color to pi...

Upcoming kitchen remodel: what to eat for 3 weeks?

by truman 10 years ago

At long last, demolition is scheduled to begin on November 30 - I can't even begin to describe how excited I am!!! For about 3 weeks, we will have access to our refrigerator, toaster oven, and mic...

Food strategy during Kitchen Remodel?

by louuuuu 10 years ago

For the next four weeks we will be without a stove and a sink... but will put old refigerator and a microwave in the family room. And a charcoal grill on the deck (though it's winter in Ct) ...

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