When it comes to home improvement, one of the most complicated undertakings is a kitchen remodeling project. The kitchen is both a highly functional space that needs to have the best appliances and a logical workflow, and the site of a lot of emotional investment, as it’s often the place where loved ones gather. We at Installations Unlimited want to help you make the kitchen remodeling process go as smoothly as possible, and in our experience, some solid planning ahead of time is one of the most effective ways to do that. In this article, we’ll go over three key things to consider in your planning stage in order to make your kitchen remodeling endeavor a success.
- Layout- As we alluded to above, one thing that can really make or break a kitchen’s functionality is the layout. Before you start comparing paint swatches or choosing the right granite, take the time to decide on a logical layout for your kitchen that will keep everything within easy reach and avoid causing traffic jams. Our team at Installations Unlimited can help you design the right layout to make sure your remodeled kitchen works for you.
- Budget- Another thing you should hammer out before looking at anything else related to kitchen remodeling is your budget. Remodeling a kitchen is a significant investment no matter how you slice it, but don’t let that become a reason to spend money you don’t have. Having a clear budget in mind before you begin will help you create a beautiful kitchen without overspending.
- Appliances- In addition to the layout, the other key thing when it comes to kitchen functionality is your appliances. When planning a kitchen remodeling project, we at Installations Unlimited recommend choosing your appliances first, with cabinetry and the like coming later. The reasons for this are two-fold: one, it ensures that you have enough money in your budget to get the appliances you want; and two, it’s easier to fit cabinets and the like around your appliances than it is to find appliances that fit into pre-measured gaps.