DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > General Home Improvement Discussion > Order of work?




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-27-2009, 07:51 PM  
shane1v
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1
Default Order of work?

We are gonna have wood floors sanded and redone, some electrical done(new fixtures, fans, ec), paint the walls and ceilings, and get some new appliances in the kitchen.. What is the best order to these things in?

We have been told to get the floors done 1st to avoid the dust issue on fairly fresh painted walls...



__________________
shane1v is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2009, 07:55 AM  
thisdmnhouse
Owner, This D*mn House
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 7
Default

I'd get the electrical done before anything else. You wouldn't want someone tearing up your just painted walls to get access to wiring. Likewise for the floor.

Not to mention that electrical is a safety issue (and you HAVE to have lights) where the floors and walls are aesthetic changes. Safety first.

Get the appliances last. That way, you don't have to worry about getting paint or dust on them OR worry about where you're moving them to while you work on the floor.

__________________
thisdmnhouse is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2009, 11:39 AM  
kok328
Supporting Member
HRT_SUPPORTER.png
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Grand Blanc, MI
Posts: 2,147
Liked 94 Times on 83 Posts
Likes Given: 60

Default

My opinion (it's not always black & white):
1. electrical
2. sand the floors
3. wipe down the walls
4. painting
5. finish the floors
6. appliances

__________________
kok328 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Outlets don't work ripley813 Electrical and Wiring 11 09-04-2013 07:06 PM
Outside tile work Daryl in Nanoose General Home Improvement Discussion 2 09-02-2009 07:04 AM
Work gloves dakuda General Chit-Chat 0 08-22-2009 07:42 PM
Will these work? Dan208 Electrical and Wiring 2 08-01-2008 08:29 AM
Stumped on order of installation. Phatboy Roofing and Siding 4 10-03-2007 04:17 PM