5 Facts About Kitchen Renovations
In all our years of designing and renovating, one room holds the trump card as Most Intimidating to Homeowners - the kitchen.
The kitchen is the heart of the home and a gathering place for our families. So it makes sense that the pressure is on to get it right. Another reason it is daunting is the seemingly endless design selections required. Tile, cabinets, countertops, appliances, flooring, sinks, fixtures….on and on into eternity. All those elements need to work together to create a custom kitchen that is cohesive and functional.
What feels like a tall order can be broken down into simple, easy steps. We are going to walk you through 5 facts we have learned from kitchen renovations and why they will make your decision to remodel easy as pie.
Fact 1. Kitchen Renovation Costs Don’t Have to Be A Mystery
Are you nervous to consider a renovation because you aren’t sure how to estimate the cost? Great news - we do! When you call a firm to discuss a remodel they can give you a rough estimate even before setting foot in your home. Items to consider would be any structural changes, square footage, and finish selections. This estimate is a starting point that we use to build on until we can get our eyes on the space. You’ll find a lot of helpful information in our pricing guide.
Fact 2. There Is a Method to Find your Kitchen Style
Feeling overwhelmed because you love everything and nothing at the same time? We have walked clients through this process time and time again. This is a sweet spot for our design team. We love helping clients narrow down their style and finding that perfect aesthetic that feels like home. We have a lot of fun when it’s time to host our clients in the showroom. Once you start to touch and feel the materials, it all starts coming together!
Fact 3. Kitchen Renovation Before/Afters Are Your Friend
If a picture is worth a thousand words then two pictures are at least double that! Seeing examples of transformed spaces will help you visualize what’s possible for your own space. When in doubt, look at before and after pictures to keep you inspired.
Fact 4. Kitchens Add Value...When You Get it Right
There is a lot to consider when remodeling your kitchen. To get the best return on investment, it needs to fit the existing style of your house and have quality workmanship. Another item to remember is securing a great warranty service to keep your kitchen in top condition. You can learn about our After Care program here.
Fact 5. Renovating Your Kitchen Doesn’t Have to be Stressful
The difference between a stressful renovation and a fun one? Having the right professional on your team. When you can lean on the experience and expertise of a firm, you get to enjoy the ride! Part of what takes the stress out of the process is when a kitchen is designed with the client in mind. It’s not about the design or even the end result. It has to be about you. This has been our winning formula time and time again.
We hope these facts help you feel confident in moving forward with a kitchen renovation. There's really nothing like having a kitchen you love. It makes your entire house come alive in a brand new way.
Until next time!