We have customers that come into our kitchen showroom everyday who ask themselves this very question, should I remodel my kitchen?
Everyone and every home is different, but there are a couple simple questions that you can ask yourself to know when the time to remodel is right. How old is my kitchen? Does it appear outdated, are my kitchen appliances and counter tops starting to fall apart or break? Has my kitchen stopped being a functional place for meal preparation? Do I find that my family no longer spends time in my kitchen due to lacking functionality or appearance?
Think about your answers to the questions, if you find yourself feeling disappointed – it’s time to act! A great step in the right direction to remodeling your kitchen would be to come visit the Specialty Kitchen showroom. The showroom will allow you to see a wide variety of cabinet and counter top color and texture selections. It is easy to be swept up by photos in glossy home kitchen design magazines, but you may find that seeing the kitchen displays in-person make it easier to envision what kitchen design will truly fit your home and family living style.
After developing a taste for what kitchen design you want to achieve, the next step involves determining a budget and time frame. Both of these decisions can be very tricky and they often go hand-in-hand. A kitchen remodel budget is primarily determined by materials and labor. This is where the time decision factors in, you may find that you want your kitchen remodel done as quickly as possible, which means more labor and using materials that are readily available. Or you may find that you are able to budget your time and remodel your kitchen in steps.
No matter what you decide is the best budget and time frame work best for your project, you can easily spend a few thousand dollars to well-over $50,000 to remodel your kitchen. Getting in touch with a reputable (and patient!) kitchen remodel expert that can help guide you to make the right choices and keep your remodel on track.
After considering your budget and materials, comes the final decision. What value would this new kitchen add to your home and also family-life? The cost of renovation should be well worth the time and money spent. A kitchen remodel can often improve your home’s value and more importantly, improve family-life by being more functional and a fun and interactive space to spend time together.
Your newly renovated kitchen space can become a place where your family can cook and eat meals and you can entertain guests and relatives during the holidays. Good luck and happy kitchen remodeling!