Kitchen remodels are typically the most expensive remodeling project that any homeowner will take on, so it’s important that you plan your dream kitchen properly, and get the most for your money. Here’s how.
1. Start With A Budget
Before you do anything else, you need to come up with a budget for your kitchen remodel. This will help you answer some important questions, such as:
Can you afford new kitchen cabinets, or should you refinish your existing cabinets?
What flooring materials and countertop materials are in your price range?
Should you do some of the work yourself to save money?
This helps you understand what’s realistic – and what upgrades may have to wait for a few more years.
2. Work With A Professional Designer
A professional designer can work within your budget and selected materials/features to create a unique design plan that is perfect for your project.
3. Consider The Future
The amount of money you should spend on your dream kitchen partially depends on how long you want to stay in your current home. It may not make sense to go all-out if you’re moving in a few years, for instance.
4. Research Your Contractor
You should do some research and find a contractor who is ideal for your project. Check their reviews and then ask each one for a quote, so that you can make sure you get the best results.
5. Know What Timeframe To Expect
The average kitchen remodel takes between 4-6 weeks but can take longer. Have a strategy for living without your kitchen, and don’t be surprised if your project is delayed. This is a common occurrence
Want To Learn More?
At RTA Cabinets, we regularly publish helpful tips and information about kitchen remodeling on our blog. Check it out now, or take a look at our lines of kitchen cabinets for inspiration!