4 Things To Consider For Your Kitchen Remodel
When you’re thinking about a kitchen remodel, there are a few considerations that homeowners should make in order to make the most of their kitchen and their experience. 4 things to consider for your kitchen remodel include:
1. The size of your kitchen
The size of your kitchen is the most important consideration one should make in the earliest stages of their kitchen remodel. Unless you plan to knock down walls during your remodel, your square footage will determine your layout, your storage, your counter space, and everything you’ll be able to fit into your newly remodeled kitchen. If you are planning to expand the size of your kitchen, what will the surrounding space allow? If you go with an island, how much space will you have to easily get around? These are all things one should go over with their kitchen remodel professional.
2. The age and state of your structure
In your kitchen remodel, there are more things to consider than just the cosmetic, or what one can see from the outside. The age and state of your structure will also impact your kitchen remodel, particularly your plumbing. Having your plumbing, and the state of your plumbing, assessed before your remodel is an important consideration.
3. Your lifestyle and kitchen use
Do you cook frequently? Prepare food as a family? Use a lot of appliances? Your lifestyle and how you use your kitchen will be another big consideration before your installation. If you prepare food as a family, having an open kitchen and plenty of counter space is important, extra space and electrical outlets are important if you plan to use a lot of appliances, and those who entertain might prefer an island or added kitchen seating. When preparing for a kitchen remodel consultation, consider the problems you have with your current kitchen and how it relates to your lifestyle, and use your remodel to create solutions.
4. Your budget
Your budget is another big consideration, and where you may wish to splurge in some areas, but cut back in others. Along with your kitchen remodel professional, you can work with your specific budget to make the most of what your kitchen remodel has to offer.
If you are interested in beginning the remodel process, call us at Cardigan today to discuss your considerations with our kitchen remodeling professionals.