DIY Kitchen Demolition
Put down that sledgehammer. A careful, methodical approach gets better results.
Most people think that the demolition is the easy part of remodeling a kitchen. Simply show up with your muscles and sledgehammers and go to town. But to me, demo days are some of the most critical on any job. Proper demolition makes for a safer site and lays the foundation for an easier install, saving time and money. These benefits can be a huge selling point to potential clients. For a homeowner doing the job themselves, the potential savings from doing it right can be even greater. But no matter who is doing the work, attention to detail is crucial.
The setup and execution for this kitchen demolition were fairly simple, and followed the same principles that any demolition should: Protect the home and its occupants, have a plan, work methodically, stay organized, and keep the space clean.
First, do no harm
My first step in any demo is…