I removed baseboards, tack strips, and pulled back some of the carpet yesterday. Then last night Tony helped me remove the cabinet around the dishwasher.
Our electrician came buy yesterday to see what we need moved as far as receptacles and switches. I need to add an additional receptacle to the wall so I will have two additional ones for small appliances and move a phone jack also. He will also put in a receptacle for the dishwasher. This one is hardwired and I want to be able to remove it when the time comes to purchase a new one so he will install an appliance cord on this one and the new receptacle. I just hope it will last a few more years!
My next project is to remove the linoleum in the kitchen area. When we had that installed 9 years ago I told them not to use a lot of glue since it was to be temporary flooring. Ha, took us a little longer than I had hoped to put in the tile!
Now the dishwasher can be slid back against this wall and will be sooo much easier to open. Before it opened with the door against the cabinets to the right. This made is difficult to stand in front of the sink and fill it. Good things happen if you just wait, and wait, and wait...
Here is a view from the dining area that shows how much more space I will have once the cabinet is placed up against the wall. It won't be long now before the tile goes down on the floor. (Oct 10, 2012 Update)