We started with the Barry’s Kitchen by removing all the former cabinets and fixtures, followed by the drywall on the kitchen walls. The ceiling in the dining room was in pretty bad shape, so instead of trying to blend the drywall from old to existing, we removed all the ceiling drywall from the kitchen, dining room, and hallway to start fresh.
After the main demolition our electrician came in to rewire the entire kitchen, making room for under cabinet lights and additional overhead lighting. Some minor plumbing changes were also done. We then beefed up the amount of insulation, drywalled, and painted everything.
One thing we kept from the original kitchen was the hardwood flooring, we had to add some new flooring in a few spots where the new cabinets wouldn't cover, then the entire floor was re-sanded and refinished. We then covered the floor with a light cardboard material to keep it safe.
The cabinets came next, we referred the Barry’s to Dream Kitchens who provided both the design and manufactured the cabinets which we then installed. They were a beautiful wood design with a more rustic feel. We then waited for the countertops to be measured and installed, did final plumbing and electrical, installed the knobs and handles, and put in a tile backsplash.