There are strangers all around your house, inside, outside, in the driveway, in the street. There's noise and dust and chaos.
And just when you feel like heading into the kitchen for a pot of tea and comfort foods, AWK! The kitchen is not there, at least in any functional way.
In the Seattle Times, food writer Nancy Leson writes about her own kitchen project. It's only just begun and she's already hitting the bottle.
How ironic that those of us who remodel are the ones to whom home means the most. And we are the ones most destroyed when our homes are torn apart.
To follow Nancy on her journey into chaos, click here.