There are a lot of things to consider when remodeling your kitchen; space, style, storage, budget, materials, ROI and your contractor to name a few. Americans spend most of their time in their home in the Kitchen. You want your Kitchen to be functional, stylish and provide a good return on investment.
There is so much information we have in our Ultimate Planning Guide for kitchen remodels, we have broken it out into multiple categories. Starting with your budget planning and all the way to material selections and choosing the right contractor, use these guides in preparing your kitchen remodel.
The backbone to your kitchen, cabinets bring some of the most attention to a kitchen remodel and for good reason. Cabinets are being used at not only aesthetic features in the kitchen, but for storage as well. It’s not uncommon for today’s kitchen cabinets to stretch to the ceiling to maximize storage space, or drawers in base cabinets to make storage more accessible for people.
So what choices do you have to make when choosing kitchen cabinets? Here is a quick guide to some of the popular choices.
Countertops can set the tone and feel for your kitchen, and often times dictate the kitchen design and are sometimes chosen before cabinetry. According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) cabinetry accounts for on average 10% of your kitchen remodeling budget. Consider how you plan to use your kitchen workspace when choosing your countertop material.
Kitchen appliances are now getting more design than ever before. If you are working with a designer for your kitchen remodel, be sure to have a list of the types of kitchen appliances you would like. There are many styles to consider when choosing your appliances, make sure to stay consistent with the current theme of your kitchen.