A: I have had enough of this kitchen.
B: Why ? what is wrong with it.? Your cooking is still pretty good.
A: I want more focus and clarity.I need more space for my gadget.It also look so worn out. These wooden slabs are cracked now.
B: All right ! So we rethink the whole space.
A: Something like that.
B: So when do you want it done.
A: I dunno . May be summer of spring. February or March or April is good.
Yeah ! so that is about the best time for redoing or remodeling your kitchen. Said it outright.The winter would be too cold and the summer too hot, so in the middle somewhere.
July to September is also a good time. You could choose may and June – the summer hols time because you might be out of the house cooling off in some breezy mountain resort with the good gentlemen, the Interior Designer you selected and his efficient team get to work in your house. All explained and sorted out, with a reliable house worker or aunt or uncle, in charge of the house or the brother-in- law`s wife, if she is not too busy or just someone you know well having enough time to oversee the work and the house.
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October to December could also be good. Materials are cheaper. Business is slower for contractors and so they may also get your work done quicker.Wet weather is not so good for this work.
Remember that you must allow for several weeks of planning the work and tell the contractor or builder one or two months in advance so he can gather all the materials, labour he will need for the job.
Also if you plan in advance you have enough time to buy the materials, gadgets you need much before at lower prices rather then break- neck nick of time buying.
The best time could be when the children have gone to granny`s house or a summer trekking camp. Also, when your budget allows and the job will prevent the least disruption to your household. Also get hold of a team who you can trust. Another cooking space
If the kitchen is getting remodeled you need to find another space where you can cook. Friends and neighbors could help sometimes with you being allowed into their kitchens to cook when its kind of available. Another option could be to eat from the freezer where you just need to warm up ready to eat stuff or you could do microwave cooking. Get hold of a good recpe book for this. You could also grill some food if you have that facility.
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Reduce the Costs
You can do this by planning in advance and buying materials when they are at their cheapest. As prices fluctuate through the year.
Get your work done faster: If you are hiring people to do your remodeling find a not too busy time for them to come in as your work then would happen faster and give it their best. Mid-winter might be a good idea. If you need more hours in the day:
If you wish to work yourself you could choose summer or spring as the time to do the hectic job as then the days are longer so you could budge in loads of work in a day.
Stealing of Space
You could enlarge your kitchen by pooling in space around the kitchen, a cabinet , ahallway or a balcony where you could build a storage space for a pantry or have extra shelves for storage in terms of spices or pots and pans or a breaktime space with a table and some chairs to chill while your aromas from the kitchen are whiffing at you.
Keep the floor plan open
You could make the kitchen seem bigger by running down a wall in the midst of the kitchen and some adjoining area like a living room or the dining area. This would give a friendly and informal air to your cubbyhole which now enters the vastness of the house.
So we have offered you several suggestions and ideas and mixing and matching, seeing to your family`s convenience you can decide on the best time for your remodel.