About Kitchen Peninsula DisposalBefore you start to empty the storage underneath out and clear off the countertop, you’ll first need a plan for what to do with the materials and debris. Unfortunately, its size prevents you from stuffing it in the trash bin you put on the curb. And, it’s too bulky, anyway. Plus, even if you can get it out of the house in one piece (which is highly unlikely), the local trash collection agency might not even take it.
A kitchen island [or peninsula] stands away from the normal counter space or branches out from it. It provides an extra work surface as well as storage. If you need to move the island [or peninsula] during a kitchen remodel, you may run into some issues. If yours contains a cooktop or sink, you may need to bring in a professional to move the gas, electrical or plumbing lines. —Do It Yourself.comDo yourself a huge favor and have a junk removal company come over and haul it away. While they’re at your house, you can offload a bunch of other junk, as well. This way, you free up far more space and kill two birds with one stone. Now, let’s get onto the business of removing the kitchen peninsula.
Fountain Valley Kitchen Peninsula Removal Tips and TricksEmpty it out to start. Then, gather together a couple of drill-drivers, pry bars, wrenches, and hammers. Then, enlist the help of a friend or family member. Once you’re ready to begin, follow these steps to remove your kitchen peninsula from where it stands:
- Remove molding and trim. Use a pry bar and claw hammer to remove any trim or molding on the kitchen peninsula.
- Disconnect the plumbing and wiring. Next, you’ll need to disconnect the electrical wiring and plumbing. First, turn off the power by shutting off the breaker and the water supply. If necessary, call in professionals for this step.
- Remove the countertop. Once the electrical wiring and plumbing is disconnected, you can take off the countertop. You’ll need someone to help you unfasten it and lift it off the base.
- Disassemble the peninsula base. To finish, you’ll have to disassemble the base itself. Again, you’ll have to figure out how it’s put together and then take it apart to remove it from the kitchen.