Palm Bay Kitchen Island Removal How-To

kitchen island removalKitchen island removal is no picnic but it doesn’t require a lot of highly specialized skills. But, you should be handy with a few common tools and know you’re way around basic plumbing and electrical wiring. If you’re not comfortable with these, it’s best to enlist the help of a professional. However, most kitchen island removal jobs don’t need a pro. (What you do need is a set of helping hands because it’s too much for one person to do alone.)

Kitchen Island Disposal

Now, before we get into the actual removal, you should know what you’ll do with the debris. When you do any type of remodeling or renovation, you’ll invariably create a whole lot of waste and debris. Most of the time, you can’t put it on the curb because the local trash collection agency won’t pick it up. So, you need a plan for how to deal with those materials.
A kitchen island stands away from the normal counter space. It provides an extra work surface as well as storage. If you need to move the island during a kitchen remodel, you may run into some issues. If yours contains a cooktop or sink, you may need to bring in a professional to move the gas, electrical or plumbing lines. —Do It
This is where it’s smart to schedule remodeling and construction debris cleanup and removal. Doing so will allow you to keep on working and save you the time and effort of having to find the right recycling and disposal facilities. Plus, you’ll need to clear space to keep working and get rid of any safety hazards.

Palm Bay Kitchen Island Removal How-To

As for kitchen island removal, you’ll first need to assess what’s in-store. In other words, how it’s put together and any connections (such as wiring and plumbing). If it’s just a fixture without a sink or electrical outlets or lights, the job will be a bit easier. Start by completely emptying the storage space out and clearing off the countertop. Then, here’s an overview for how to do kitchen island removal:
  • Take off the molding and trim. Pry off the molding and trim from the top and bottom of the kitchen island. Put the molding and trim out-of-the-way so it isn’t a tripping hazard.
  • Disconnect the plumbing and wiring. Next, shut off the breaker on the main electrical panel and turn off the water supply, Then, disconnect any electrical wiring and plumbing.
  • Remove the countertop. Once the electrical wiring and plumbing is disconnected, you can take off the countertop. You’ll need someone to help you unfasten it and lift it off the base.
  • Disassemble the base. Lastly, you can then take apart the base of the kitchen island. You’ll need a drill-driver, pry bar, claw hammer, and a few other basic tools to disassemble the base.
After dismantling the kitchen island, phone 800-433-1094 or visit AAA Rousse Services to disposal of the remodeling debris.

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