6 Remodeling Projects You Can Finish Before Christmas (If You Start Now)

There is still plenty of time to update your kitchen before the family comes over.



Trying to fit in an entire kitchen remodel before the holidays would be incredibly stressful, but tackling a smaller project is still very doable and, depending on what you’re looking to do, could be done in time for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Here are a couple of ideas for what remodeling projects could be reasonably done before the holidays without too much stress.


Lead time: 1-2 weeks

Demolition + installation: 2-3 days

The sky is the limit with backsplashes. A simple subway tile backsplash can be installed in a day, but something like an intricate mosiac will take a little extra time.

Beach syle kitchen backsplash
Don’t let Subway mean simple! You can still install this elegant tile in many different patterns.


Lead time: 2 weeks for templating and fabrication

Demolition + installation: 2-3 days

What better way to get ready for the holidays by getting a new countertop to cook on?

Kitchen with white cabinets and white countertop

New Flooring

Lead time: 1-2 weeks

Demolition + installation: 2-3 day

Hallmark Floors hardwood, engineered wood, and vinyl are all great options for new flooring. We carry their full line in our showroom and there is something for every style and budget.

Thoreau hardwood floors by hallmark
Thoreau Hardwood by Hallmark Floors

Paint a Room

Time: 3-4 days depending on room

A fresh coat of paint can be a great and inexpensive way to change your home. Our designers can help you with color choices, too!

New Vanity

Lead time: 1 day on stock cabinets, 2 weeks on semi-custom

Demolition + Installation: 1 day

Backlit bathroom vanity
Backlighting adds a lovely accent to the room.


Kitchen Cabinets

Lead time: 1 day for stock, 2 weeks for semi-custom

Demolition + Installation: 3-4 days


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