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Suite 280
Charlotte, NC 28217
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Kitchen Remodel
in Charlotte NC

Is a full kitchen remodel just visible over the horizon? The ReVision Design/Remodeling team can turn what was once a chaotic, over-cluttered, less-than-functional kitchen into a culinary powerhouse where you and every other family member want to be. We specialize in kitchen remodeling in Charlotte, crafting creative spaces that blend functionality, style, and innovation. Whether you are looking for that contemporary, polished kitchen or a quaint, homey sort of space, we have all the skills to make it happen. The best forever homes are made, not bought. And that goes for the kitchen, as well.

Our Kitchen Remodeling Specialties
in Charlotte NC

Our remodeling team specializes in serving those in Charlotte and nearby who are looking for both minor and major updates to their current kitchens

ReVision Design/Remodeling
Kitchen Remodeling Process

Planning a kitchen remodel in Charlotte, NC, or beyond creates a lot of excitement and anticipation for getting the work underway. After months of imagining yourself preparing a meal, entertaining with friends, or having a quiet morning brewing your first beverage of the day, you’re finally ready to start construction! But hang on . . . there is a method and process to making sure you have an organized and kitchen remodeling experience. Let’s walk through the steps involved:

Before the sledgehammers start swinging to demolish your old kitchen, there are a few things that need to be taken care of. The most obvious is to pack away your pots, pans, dishes, and small appliances and put them in a safe area of your home that will not be in the way of construction crews. Your remodeling contractor will take care of the administrative task of obtaining the required permits in the weeks leading up to the start of your project. On day one, anything that will be salvaged (appliances or fixtures) will be removed and relocated. Where necessary, floor protection and dust protection will go up, and a designated area for staging demolition debris will be established. Ok, NOW the sledgehammers can start swinging! 

. . . Yes, a kitchen remodel can at times feel ‘rough,’ but . . . in this case, rough is progress!  After demolition, the rough framing, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical work begins. When your kitchen requires the removal or construction of new walls, your carpenter will perform this work first. Depending on the complexity of the new design, it could be only a day, or a couple of weeks to complete the rough framing. Next, the plumber will arrive to reroute any of the drainage or water supply lines that will be covered up by drywall, followed by the mechanical and electrical trades. It is at this stage that you should do a detailed walk-through with your remodeling contractor to be clear on the location of every light fixture and switch BEFORE the drywall gets installed. It’s also not a bad idea to take lots of photos and record a video walkthrough that shows what’s going to be covered up.

Once all of the framing and trades have been approved by the building inspectors, the drywall gets hung and finished. After allowing about a week for all of the drywall mud to properly dry and get sanded smooth, it’s time for cabinet installation. Prior to setting the cabinets, your carpenter will use the plans to mark the walls and floors for cabinet placement. It is critical that the cabinets are installed square, plumb and level.  The challenge however is that a wood framed home is not going to be perfectly square and level, especially if it’s an older home. To compensate for these imperfections, an experienced carpenter will use laser levels and shims to get those cabinets perfect.   

Now that the cabinetry is in place, a countertop fabricator will arrive to make a template that will be used to cut the stone or quartz selected for the countertops. Since stone cutting is done off site, the template is critical to get an accurate size and shape that will fit the cabinetry and any sink or appliance cutouts. After a couple of weeks in fabrication, the countertops are delivered and installed directly on top of the base cabinetry. Immediately following the installation of the countertops, the backsplash, which is typically tile, can then be installed.

It is at this stage that your kitchen is finally beginning to look like everything you’ve dreamed about! With the countertops now in place, all of the appliances, faucets, and lighting can be installed. Next comes cabinet hardware, any final trim carpentry details, and a fresh coat of paint. Last but not least, the building inspector will make one final visit to make sure everything is safe and code compliant.

Now that your kitchen is habitable again, check all of your appliances for proper functioning and start loading up your dishes and cookware into the cabinets.  Residual construction dust may hang around in the air for a couple of weeks, so just be aware when preparing food on your new surfaces. Finally, you can enjoy the new kitchen you’ve been dreaming about! 

View Our Projects
Charlotte NC Kitchen Remodels

We’ve updated a lot of kitchens in our time. Take a look at this collection
of kitchen remodels in or around Charlotte, NC, to see what inspires you.

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ReVision Design/Remodeling