September 29, 2009

OMG We’re Remodeling Our Kitchen!

Filed under: House, Kitchen — maryparadox @ 11:46 pm

We’ve been talking about remodeling our kitchen forever, but we suddenly made a big jump in progress.

It started with finding a good recommendation on Yelp for a cabinet store. Once there the kitchen designer recommended some contractors. We interviewed three and found one we liked, a guy named Jim Lassus. He came by the house a couple of times and got the basics down, gave us a rough quote and started on Monday.

So here we go again. We never even got the bathroom project completely finished!

The first step is to gut the kitchen so that you can do the electrical. I am in Hsinchu this week but Peter has been taking pictures so that I can watch the progress. Here are the ones from Monday:


They put zippered plastic over the doors to the living room and sink room to keep them clean.

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mmmm shopvac.


You can see the wall between the kitchen and living room is drywall instaed of lathe and plaster.


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