One of the most valuable tools a
kitchen or bath installer has is experience.
In this article, adapted from
the National Kitchen and Bath
Association's Kitchen and Bathroom
Installation Manual, veteran K&B
remodelers share hard-won lessons
from years of experience installing
kitchens and baths.
Removal and Tear-Out
• When doing a lot of sanding or
cutting inside the house, make sure
all smoke detectors are off, especially
those that are connected to
the phone line. You can (and will)
set them off, and the last thing you
need is to have the fire department
• If you're on a job with a new floor,
always cover the floor with cardboard.
(Make sure that the floor is
clean first.) This