Cover doorways into other
rooms with plastic.
Pack everything that
won't be needed into boxes. This will keep things
Keep essential items
handy: basic food that can be microwaved,
condiments, cereal, microwave-safe dishes and
utensils, dishcloths, dishwasher soap, paper
plates and cups, coffee, coffee pot and
sugar/creamer, paper towels, napkins, and garbage
You will be without water
in the kitchen for a short time. You may need to
do dishes in another sink or the bathtub for
Many contractors will
wait until cabinets have arrived before tearing
out your current cabinets. Be sure to clarify
this point with your contractor.
Set up the microwave and
refrigerator in another area, along with a table
coupons for the nights when you really want to
Relax and rely on your
kitchen designer. There will be a beautiful
kitchen when all the dust is gone!!