Remodeling your kitchen may seem both thrilling and intimidating at the same time. However, if you educate yourself on the process and take the time to choose a reputable Chicago remodeler, the process can be a simpler one that comes with much less stress. Let’s check out some helpful tips that will help you plan your kitchen makeover in the best way possible.
Create a plan of attack – “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This quote couldn’t be any truer when remodeling your kitchen. You must devise a comprehensive plan and determine the scope of the project which will depend heavily on your budget. If you are working with a limited budget, you may think about utilizing existing cabinets, electrical, plumbing, and layout so you can devote a greater chunk of your budget toward upgrades and finishes. By having a very specific plan of attack you’ll increase the likelihood of completing your kitchen remodel on-time and under budget.
Select a decorating style – Selecting your decorating style beforehand will help you during the planning process of your kitchen remodel. You may seek inspiration on the internet using creative websites such as Houzz.com, Pinterest, or several other magazines and photo galleries. A professional kitchen remodeling contractor can help you select a perfect style that suits your kitchen space and budget. The designers at Areté Renovators will take the time to understand your needs, style, and budget, and work with you to choose finishes that will work for your situation.
Choose Appliances in Advance – You might be planning to purchase a suite of appliances for your new kitchen. We always suggest selecting kitchen appliances early on to make sure that you leave the provision for them in your design. This will promote a better flow to your kitchen if you are looking for a different layout as your appliances are a big component of your new kitchen.
Keep Functionality in Mind – While the primary purpose of remodeling your kitchen may be to upgrade the look, functionality is also extremely important when coming up with a plan. Our team at Areté Renovators will help you determine the best flow to your new kitchen to ensure that it is not only beautiful but functional as well.
If you are in the Chicago area and are considering adding value to your home by remodeling your kitchen, contact Areté Renovators today at (773) 610-4551 to schedule a free consultation. Our Chicago kitchen remodelers and design team will work with you to devise a plan to ensure that you not only get to enjoy your new kitchen, but it will add value to your home.