A quick fix is to use a meal tray as your dirty dishes stacking zone. It will make transportation easier and eliminates multiple trips to your wash station. You can set up a washing zone in your bathroom, but many sink won't be deep enough to get the job done. There's also very little space to stack things once washed.
How do you cope when your kitchen is being renovated?
What I wish I knew before remodeling my kitchen?
- Set a budget: Renovations can quickly become expensive, so it's important to set a budget and stick to it.
- Assess your needs:
- Plan your layout:
- Choose your materials:
- Hire a contractor:
- Obtain necessary permits:
- Plan for temporary living arrangements:
How do you prepare food for a kitchen renovation?
The Power of PreppingConsider pre-cooking and freezing dishes such as hearty stews, pasta, or spicy chilli. When mealtime comes around, they can be easily heated in the microwave, providing a wholesome homemade meal without needing a fully functional kitchen.
What to do with fridge during remodel?
Ideally you'd completely empty the fridge in order to move it but that's not always possible. Next protect the front of the fridge with a protective film just like we did with the oven. Then protect the floors from where the fridge is now, to where it will be kept during the remodel. We like to use RAM Board for this.
What to eat while kitchen is being remodeled?
- Yogurt with granola and fruit.
- Hard-boiled eggs (prepare a dozen at once) and fruit.
- Apples or bananas with nut butter.
- Overnight oats.
- Chia pudding.
- Instant oatmeal packets.
- Protein bars.