Archive for January, 2011


New Kitchen in Process

January 24, 2011

A short list of what we’ve already accomplished in the kitchen:

  • Remove paneling in breakfast nook space
  • Replace R-7 insulation in outside walls with higher R value insulation
  • Hang new drywall
  • Learn how to tape and mud
  • Pull down the ceiling
  • Hang new drywall on the ceiling
  • Resurface ceiling with Behr Sand Paint
  • Paint ceiling and walls with Kilz primer
  • Paint walls with Behr Ultra Aged Parchment
  • Get new appliances (stove, dishwasher and refrigerator)
  • Add two new electrical outlets to outside wall
  • Pick up granite samples and decide on a pattern

    Still to do:

  • Pull down pantry cabinet to relocate electrical outlet that’s in the pantry (weird location)
  • Pack up kitchen (dreading this!)
  • Pick out and purchase a sink
  • Pick out and purchase a faucet
  • Replace breakfast nook window and re-frame wall
  • Custom build a booth style table in the breakfast nook
  • Pick out, purchase and install new pendant lighting
  • Pick out, purchase and install new range hood
  • Pick out, purchase and install new 3 inch can lights
  • Pick out, purchase and install back splash
  • Install crown molding
  • Install new baseboard molding
  • Wow, I’m exhausted just reading the lists. New pictures to come.