September 27, 2023

By Michael Gruber, President, Building Industry Association of Stark & East Central Ohio


Kitchens are the heart and soul of your home. A kitchen remodel to refresh and update your kitchen can make for a more enjoyable space to cook and entertain. A kitchen remodel poses a unique but temporary challenge.

With your cooktop, oven, refrigerator and sink out of commission, you will have to get creative and find a different space to prepare meals. However, with careful planning and good communication with your remodeler, you will be able to endure the temporary inconvenience until your dream kitchen is completed.

To get an idea of what to expect, several of our members that specialize in cabinets and other aspects of kitchen remodeling gave me their thoughts.

Set up a temporary kitchen space

Dining at restaurants or picking up meals to go are common but expensive solutions when your kitchen is unavailable for cooking.