Are Kitchen Cabinets Installed Before Flooring

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are kitchen cabinets installed before flooring bottom line in most cases given standard flooring heights you can install the cabinets before the floor covering floor covering or finish flooring is the surface that you see and walk on not the subfloor and not an underlayment floor covering will be cut to size and almost butted against the cabinets, those are all good reasons to lay a kitchen floor after the cabinets are in but if you have to install the flooring first heres a method that will avoid some of the problems i just described put all the base cabinets in place then mark a line on the subfloor corresponding to the front edge of the toekick, flooring before cabinets installing the floors before the cabinets has some advantages the flooring contractor will not have to work around existing cabinetry so the work can go that much faster the finish can be applied after the cabinet installation lessening concerns about marring the floors during the remodel

Kitchen Progress Pergo Flooring Before And After Lauren

when it comes to kitchen remodels many homeowners wonder if its better to install the cabinets or the hardwood floors first generally it is much better to install the hardwood floors before , we are planning a kitchen remodel the contractor wants to install the floor first vinyl interlocking planks i would like to know the pros and cons of intalling the flooring over the new cabinets i have been told that the only time you install cabinets over flooring is if you are intalling ceramic tile as flooiring thank you for your help, i would like to know if we can install laminate flooring before or after installing our new kitchen cabinets counter or should we build kitchen first and then install laminate we reside in fl where temperatures fluctuate less than other areas and the ac is usually on all year

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when doing a kitchen project the first question that comes up is should the hardwood floors be installed before or after the cabinets the correct answer is not as simple as it might seem first we must consider how your hardwood flooring will be installed, generally it is much better to install the hardwood floors before the kitchen cabinets there is one exception to this rule see below please note that this assumes that you are doing a full remodel in the kitchen both replacing the cabinets and the flooring at the same time, i have an existing kitchen and want to redo the floor to be hardwood floor and replace the cabinets it seems its recommended to install cabinet first before installing the hardwood floor my question is how to insure the cabinets are will be the same height since hardwood floors will be installed under the dishwasher and the oven

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