We encountered some issues as we took apart the kitchen. It has truly been a challenge taking it down. The other challenge is eating, and cleaning up when you do not have a sink! Anyhow, how about we head into the kitchen and continue on with tearing it out!
We pulled apart the remainder of the island in the kitchen.
We have taken apart the island
The next part of the project was the removing the remaining enclosure that used to house the electric oven and the dishwasher.
Working on the oven enclosure
We found a terrible patch job on the drywall in that area. Not only that but we needed to move the electrical switch for the garbage disposal. This used to be on the front wall of the kitchen sink. We were now going to move it to the wall where is really should be.
With the oven/dishwasher enclosure gone, we turned our attention to removing the tile countertop. Thinking that maybe we should try removing the tiles from the backsplash, we loosened a few only to discover that an inordinate amount of glue was causing major holes in the drywall. We decided that we would tackle this after we removed the counter.
Removing the backsplash takes the wall with it!
Working on the counter, we had to jimmy the top up due to the huge nails in the side walls of where the cupboard and drawers are.
Next is removing the counter top
The countertop snapped in half and we moved the boards to the pile of debris outside. Here is the area now without the countertop.
Counter is gone
Removing the side walls was easy.
Removing the remainder of the cupboard
We pulled off the rest of the backsplash tiles, and began doing some patchwork.
As we finished up the truck arrived to deliver our new kitchen cabinetry!
New cupboards arrive!
This is only half of it as the remainder is in the garage.
One final shot for today and that is of the debris pile! Goodbye to the ugly black appliances and the stainless steel sink!
The debris pile
Well, that’s it for today! Stay tuned for next week’s post which will feature the installation of the new cabinetry!
Thanks for dropping by today, and have a terrific Tuesday! Be well… ^..^
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