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Kitchen Remodeling For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-2553-7
Paperback
368 pages
September 2003
US $19.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Introduction.

Part I: Zoning In on the Scope of the Project.

Chapter 1: Envisioning the Big Picture.

Chapter 2: Planning Your Kitchen.

Chapter 3: Establishing a Budget and Sticking to It!

Chapter 4: Bringin’ In the Big Guns or Doin’ It Solo.

Part II: Gettin’ Down and Dirty: Preparing Your Kitchen for Greatness.

Chapter 5: You Can’t Have Tool Much of a Good Thing.

Chapter 6: Getting Your Kitchen Ready for Construction.

Chapter 7: Evaluating Your Plumbing, Electrical, and Ventilation Systems.

Part III: Selecting and Installing Cabinets and Countertops.

Chapter 8: Your Old Cabinets: Spruce ’em Up or Scrap ’em?

Chapter 9: Making Old Mother Hubbard Proud: Putting New Cabinets Up.

Chapter 10: Considering Creative Countertop Options.

Chapter 11: Making Sure Your Countertops Are Level.

Part IV: Selecting and Installing Sinks, Faucets, Appliances, and More.

Chapter 12: “Pouring” Over the Choices for Sinks and Faucets.

Chapter 13: No Runs, Drips, or Leaks: The Right Way to Install Your New Sink and Faucet.

Chapter 14: Appliance Appreciation: Choosing the Right Ones.

Chapter 15: Fridges, Ranges, Disposers, and More: Installing Appliances.

Part V: Adding the Final Touches: Walls, Windows, Floors, and More.

Chapter 16: Illuminating Your Kitchen Lighting Options.

Chapter 17: Lighting the Way: Installing Lights and Windows.

Chapter 18: Walls That Wow: Selecting Elements for Your Walls.

Chapter 19: Preparation for Wall Transformation.

Chapter 20: Floors: Stepping Out with Style.

Chapter 21: Installing Your New Kitchen Floor.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Critical Design Issues.

Chapter 23: Ten Hot Trends in Kitchen Design.

Chapter 24: Ten Easy Kitchen Upgrades.

Index.

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