Where to begin renovation of the kitchen with his hands and make it as soon as possible

By Admin | Construction & Tips
17 April 2016

cozy kitchen, from which nice smell pulls warm pies and coffee, a magnet for all households.To this room was a beautiful, stylish and modern, equip it to make repairs to your taste.Let's talk about how to start a kitchen renovation and some nuances in this case should be considered.

How to start a kitchen renovation


  1. component of the project kitchen of their dreams
  2. Video: Construction working area cuisine
  3. Materials: what and how much
  4. break - not to build, but the work will have
  5. carry out the necessary communication
  6. make out the ceiling, walls, floor - go downwards
  7. Video: How cheap and practical to decorate the walls in the kitchen
  8. Fix the plinth
  9. We hang a new door
  10. Put sink skid furniture and appliances
  11. Video: Stages of repair kitchen

food component of the project of his dreams

to visualize how it will look apart furniture and household appliances, it is necessary first of all to draw the bulk dra

wing.It shall represent all what will fit in our updated kitchen by putting the size of each object.

For the first measures of the furniture, stove, sink, noting the location of pipes, air vents, battery, window sill, sockets.After that go to the measurement of the refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, TV and other household appliances.Do not forget to measure these devices with open doors (especially the microwave oven, and refrigerator).

Now we have to consider placing all that we measured.If you plan to purchase a new kitchen, the drawing mating it with a stove, sink and built-in appliances.Determine the size of the "apron", the number and size of drawers, handles the location of them.Lighting plan, open niches, cornices, number of doors made of glass.

required must be provided and mark the places where they should be located sockets for connecting appliances.

Video: Construction working area cuisine

Materials: what and how much

defined the design and color schemes, you can compile a list of necessary materials.They need a lot of: paint the ceiling and walls, putty, glue, cement mixtures, linoleum, various facing materials and so on.You may have to acquire new outlets and other electrical equipment and components for plumbing and ventilation.If you want to change the screen, and it will take into account.

It is best to draw up a detailed list with the amount of materials needed for repairs, while taking into account all the details.Then, look at the prices, we make a preliminary estimate to know what costs are coming.This is important - to begin renovation of the kitchen with his hands, but, given the financial costs?

break - not to build, but will have to work hard

Now comes the dirtiest stage of repair - we need to get rid of all the excess.First you have to learn from all kitchen appliances, gas or electric stove, and all the furniture, except the one that is built.However, most likely, these pieces of furniture have to disassemble.Next, remove the old tiles from the walls, to tear off the plinth, remove the floor.

If whitewashed ceiling, the work will have to work carefully to launder its surface.However, the paint is removed, too, is not very easy, so it is better to handle the painted surface of a special stripper.Working with her carefully, wear protective clothing and goggles - this suspension is very caustic.By the way, the old wallpaper is easier to remove if the front, so as to remove, soak them in cold water.

In that case, when it is expected to replan, it is necessary to demolish the old walls, and remove the door.If the window is unsightly and easily passes as the air and a variety of insects, and it is necessary to remove the box from the frame.Debris from all of these studies did not meet one bag - what to do without it for repair in any way.But, ending the unpleasant process of cleaning, you can finally start building a new kitchen.

carry out the necessary communication

Of all relevant communications necessary to begin with electricians.After all, if the sockets are located in inconvenient places, use of household appliances will be very problematic.Outlets will be needed in the following locations: the work area for connection of the microwave, refrigerator, TV, and drawing boards.It is also a good idea to provide an additional outlet for local lighting.It is best if all the work will take a professional electrician.

now install a ventilation system.It should provide a good hood, which assemble at 60-70 centimeters above the stove.The old ventilation pipes and fans is better to remove and replace with new ones.Forced ventilation system eliminates many of the problems, so it is often chosen.

With regard to water supply and sewerage, it is preferably made of metal pipes or polypropylene.They are durable, lightweight, easy to install, and are not afraid to temperature changes.After all the pipes are laid, it is necessary to install the valves.Then summed gas hoses.

The layout of wiring and installation of ventilation
Option wiring harness and installation of ventilation.
Photo - oneill-electrical.co.uk

make out the ceiling, walls, floor - go downwards

So, we start with the ceiling.It can be made half of drywall or plastic tension or simply paint.In the latter case, preferable to select a coloring composition which is not afraid of water.Before painting the ceiling should be leveled and it must be painted only after the dry layer of putty.In the case of stretch ceiling should not forget that its installation is made not before, but after finishing walls.

Now we need to align the walls.For this is good or isohypses satengips.Wallpaper better choose washable - because they will settle the soot and grease.Very nice look in the kitchen wallpaper for painting, in addition, they are quite practical.Place the sink and stove are usually spread over the floors.However, quite often the tiles are placed on the entire surface of the walls.Below you can find cheap, but at the same time practical way walls in the kitchen.

Video: How cheap and practical to decorate the walls in the kitchen

then levels off the floor, which we take the self-leveling mix or do a cement-sand mixture and fill screed.If the floor is wood, then the need to replace some of its elements and levels.If you plan to manufacture floor heating, preparing him to start leveling the surface with a screed.Then put the heating elements in accordance with those instructions, that are attached to them.Then fill them with a solution, and then do another tie.We put the tiles, linoleum, laminate or other flooring.

Fix the plinth

For the kitchen it will be plastic or metal.The plinth of wood is not very practical, because without additional coverage he does not like moisture and not so well cleaned.In contrast, the plastic moldings is not opposed to wet cleaning, and furthermore, is excellent in the linoleum.Not bad himself showed in the kitchen and a plinth made of metal (aluminum or stainless steel).

Standard length of any plinth - two and a half meters.To calculate how many pieces it should be added to the reserve a couple of meters to the perimeter of the kitchen and divide by two and a half.According to the number of angles acquire angular elements.Cut the plastic plinth best miter saw.Mount it from the door or from the corner.Within the walls of this drill hole.

very convenient element - a plinth, which is secured between the countertop and the wall.It is called - the kitchen baseboard.Install it, it does not worry that the gap near the countertop something to fall or spill water.There is also another kind of plinth - ceiling, called baguette.He is put in order to emphasize the design.His mount after finishing the ceiling and walls.

We hang a new door

If we decided to do everything in the kitchen in a new way, without having to replace the door just will not do.Depending on the design it may be of wood, glass or glass inserts.Now there are many options for design - stained glass, fusing, sandblasting drawings.But the doors of the glass require careful maintenance.But the doors with laminated coating is cheaper and very practical kitchen.

regard to the design, then it is possible to dream, too.Except for the normal hinged door, it is possible to use a sliding version.It will look beautiful, but also save a lot of space.Set yourself a door is not too difficult - because it set are all necessary parts.

Put sink skid furniture and appliances

That's almost finished repairing - Now we need to.Install kitchen furniture according drafted at the beginning of the sketch.Now you have to mount the sink.Best cleaning - stainless steel.Her cardboard packaging - is a template in order to embed the sink in the countertop.According to it, and work to outline and then cut a hole jigsaw.Set the sink fixing screws in the interference.

remains connected appliances.In the case of a refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher, no difficulty will be - enough to install them to places, and then plugged in (which we have provided in advance).If the kitchen will be a washing machine, it is necessary to connect it to the water and sewerage system.

So, wondering how to begin repairs in the kitchen, do not be afraid of difficulties.We must sit down to the table and start drawing.Her - the kitchen, which will be glad to come, and the food which will be many times tastier.Be of good cheer!

And lastly can see an interesting video about the renovation of the kitchen steps.

Video: Steps repair Kitchen

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