The kitchen is the heart of the home. That’s why it should be designed and built to reflect your family’s needs. Whether you want to rebuild your kitchen entirely, or want to give it an update to accommodate your needs, you must begin with a plan.
Gather Inspiration and a visual of what you want your new kitchen to look like. Bring those ideas to life by developing a portfolio of your ideas. Draw on inspiration from online articles, magazines and home decorating apps. These tools will help you start formulating an idea of what you want before you even begin speaking with a kitchen renovator.
Some questions to consider: How many people will be cooking in the kitchen? How many people will be gathering and dining in the space? Will you be hosting dinner parties?
Deciding on a budget is probably one of the hardest decisions you’ll need to make, balancing between your wants and needs, but also taking into consideration the following aspects of any renovation: Plumbing; Electrical work; Flooring; Appliances Lighting; Furniture; decoration; Storage; …and more. You can imagine how long the list can get!
Home Advisor has a unique tool that tells you how much the average kitchen project costs. It’ll help you come up with a realistic budget.