11X13 kitchen remove soffits widen two doorways new cabinets maple painted finish countertops quartz or granite tile backsplash 36 dual fuel stove dishwasher new sink and faucet and recessed lighting. Stacked cabinets with inset mercury glass flanks the new hood and brings extra sparkle to this newly created light and airy space.
Removing a soffit may cause cabinet damage or necessitate replacing them entirely.
Removing soffit from kitchen cabinets. Doug and Aaron with Ex-Step-Cousin-In-Laws show you how to remove your kitchen soffits to reveal whats behind them. I am curious to see if you reused the cabinets and how they looked without the soffit. Here weve rounded up 10 ways to disguise a soffit.
These suckers have been the bane of my existence for almost a decade now but they were like this when we moved in and we cannot afford to replace them. Removing the soffits from your kitchen can make the room look taller as well as more modern. Disguising Your Kitchen Soffits.
The link is a guide on how to take down and remove a soffit some of the difficulties people have had. I have no reason to think it is not a reasonable estimate. Even if a soffit can be removed without disturbing ducts pipes or wiring any cabinetry touching the soffit will need to be at least temporarily removed.
2 Since removing soffits can create a mess you should use a drop-cloth right over the kitchen counter and under the cabinets. Yes it will give you more room for cabinets itll open the space up to help give it height and you can have your cabinets to the ceiling. Your cabinet design and layout depends o.
He is going to do some drawings for me and get back with me next week. If removing your kitchen soffit is not in your plan or budget you may consider options that make them less noticeable. The next kitchen features an eye-catching industrial range hood as well a backsplash tile application that goes right to the ceiling all complements of the space created by you guessed it removing the soffit.
Some people add uppers but my cottage style cabinets with exposed hinges are hard to find uppers to gel so I am now considering removing the soffit reusing existing cabinets then trimming them out. It can also pave the way for newer taller cabinets to increase the storage in the kitchen. A kitchen soffit is usually a boxy structure built to hide wiring pipes or other mechanicals or to fill the space between the top of your cabinets.
Use a skinny flat pry bar and gently hammer it under the base of the crown molding the molding will usually only be nailed to the soffit not the ceiling Continue working from one side to the other prying up the molding. The house that a-m built Both gray and white molding disguise the soffits in this kitchen I love the use of both the cabinetry and trim colors in the design. A kitchen soffit cant always be removed but can often be disguised or covered up in ways that allow the soffit to blend in with the overall look of the kitchen.
To start off open the kitchen cabinets which are right under the soffit you are trying to remove and empty them in case there is something inside. Remove any cabinets that are touching the soffit. In this article well be taking a look at the definition of soffits and why they take up space in a kitchen.
A tarnished egg beater kitchen utensils with polished wooden handles old-time advertisement signs ceramic molds or antique wicker buckets all appear sculptures when exhibited on a kitchen soffit as a set. Demolition of the Soffits. Your sitting with your designer and in the plans the decision is made to remove them.
The use of a white paint color on the walls and cabinet soffits reduces the contrast between the soffits and cabinets and successfully blends them together. I want to DIY demolish the existing 12 soffit above the cabinets then hire a plumberelectrician to adjust the wiringpipes then hire a contractor to reframedrywall a new 6 soffit. You often cant remove them so the question becomes how do you best cover them up or help them blend into the rest of the kitchen.
Soffits can be tricky things to deal with in a kitchen. I want to begin a kitchen remodel project. Take the time to put a few holes in the drywall of the soffit quite often they contain kitchen duct work wiring and plumbing take a good look around.
How many times have you looked at those ugly soffits and wanted them out of your kitchen. I am considering this for our kitchen. A soffit over the kitchen cabinets is a perfect spot to highlight your antique kitchen pieces.
Depending on the age of your home they may be very large and perhaps even extend out past the cabinets. Step 1 will be to fix all the walls. A kitchen soffit is usually a boxy structure built to hide wiring pipes or other mechanicals or to fill the space between the top of your cabinets and the ceiling.
Cabinets in a kitchen really need to go up to a ceiling or something like a soffit for easy maintenenance.