When is a Good Time for a Kitchen Remodel?

A lot of customers ask, “When is a good time for a kitchen remodel?” Of course, that answer depends on a number of factors. Will you be living in the home? Are you frequently entertaining guests? Where do you spend the holidays?

This is why we approach every kitchen remodel as a unique project. With that said, the best time for a kitchen remodel may actually be the spring and summer seasons. The time a remodel takes depends, of course, on the availability of your cabinets, surfaces, and appliance choices as well.

How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Take?

On average a major kitchen remodel takes 12-20 weeks. Of course, this can vary depending upon your square footage. Cosmetic changes involving fewer subcontractors can be done in 3-5 weeks. How quickly the remodel takes depends upon your tolerance for disruption as well as your self-awareness of your actual budget. Don’t forget, every design change adds time to the project schedule. 

“Kitchen remodels are unique because they require a lot of moving parts and coordination of electricians, plumbers and other subcontractors, some of whom must wait for the work of others to be completed (for example, cabinets before your sink) before they can proceed.” HGTV

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Groundhog Day

Disclaimer: This post is not about woodworking or groundhogs.

February 2nd is Sandy’s dad’s birthday. Step, actually. Groundhog Day always brings a smile to our faces, doesn’t matter if there are 6 more weeks of winter or not. Leonard was a wonderful soul, and we are all so lucky to have had him in our family.

Leonard Holbrook Brown was born in 1918 to Martin & Clara Brown. He was the baby of the family, 3 boys and 2 girls. Growing up in what is now The White House Inn. They called it Beaver Brook and it is extravagant!

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Is Your Deck Ready for an Upgrade?

If it is, we just had an amazing experience and would like to share it with you.

Finding a Contractor

  • Clients found us online and sent a request for more information via our website. This worked just like it should! We made an appointment for a jobsite visit to Sharon, VT.

Project Scope

  • Complete renovation of existing deck & railing. The only thing staying the same was the size. Once the estimate was approved, materials were ordered, and start date was chosen.
  • Below you see the current deck situation and the inspiration for the new.

Let’s Get Started

  • Demo
    • Before the demo we accounted for the additional reinforcement needed for this deck. Though it been standing for quite a while, no chances were taken during the upgrade.
    • Lots of blocking.
  • Ready for the Decking
    • Trex Enhance Rocky Harbour was chosen, installed in a herringbone pattern with picture frames.
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