A kitchen remodel can take anywhere from a couple of months to a year or more depending on the size of the project. The steps of a kitchen remodel are similar for many projects, but can vary based on the scale of the renovation.
After completing more than 30,000 projects, we believe following these steps will guide you through a successful kitchen renovation. Some remodelers may experience a few hiccups along the way, but with a plan in place, a beautiful kitchen renovation is possible!
Before Starting a Project
Dream and Set Realistic Goals
Research and Hire a Contractor
Phase 1: Planning Your Kitchen Remodel
Order Cabinet Samples
Talk With a Kitchen Designer
Apply for Building Permits
Finalize Your Plans
Phase 2: Order Your Products (1-2 months)
Order Complementary Products
Inspect and Store New Products
Establish a Temporary Kitchen
Pack up Your Kitchen
Phase 3: Rough Construction (1-6 weeks)
Demolish Your Kitchen (1 week)
Make Structural Changes (2-4 weeks)
Rough-in Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical (3-5 days)
Install Flooring (2-3 days)
Phase 4: Finish Construction (1-2 months)
Install Cabinets (3-5 days)
Measure, Fabricate and Install Countertops (2-4 weeks)
Install Appliances and Fixtures (1-5 days)
Finishing Details and Hardware (1-2 weeks)
Install Backsplash (2-3 days)
Clean the Construction Zone (1-2 days)
Phase 5: Unpack and Enjoy!
Ready to start your free design?
Take the first step toward your dream kitchen today! A kitchen designer will work with you to transform your space into more than you ever thought possible.