The Best Resources To Help You Plan Your Dream Kitchen
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If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen, you might be overwhelmed with all the details. We get it! That is exactly why we have pulled together all of the best information and resources in one place to help you plan your dream kitchen.
A kitchen remodel is something that takes a commitment of time and energy to create a practical and attractive design to fit your home. We know how important it is to get your questions answered before you get started to ensure the best possible outcome.
From flooring to lighting to budgeting and beyond, these resources will help you tackle each piece of the remodel one by one. We share our professional guidance that we use everyday, along with tips and tricks we use to remodel our client’s kitchens to meet their goals.
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Before You Start Remodeling
When we first meet with clients to start planning their remodel, we ask them to identify the reasons why they decided to move forward. We recommend everyone starts here to clarify their end goals. It also helps to know how to answer these questions if you’re planning to hire a contractor. It helps you be prepared to express your thoughts clearly.
Identifying your priorities is of utmost importance when planning to remodel. You need to know what you’re aiming for! It will help you know how to properly allot your money while also making it clear to other people involved in the project.
Start getting an idea of your potential project cost by using these tools. Although they will never be as accurate as meeting with a professional, it can help you have appropriate cost expectations before meeting with a contractor or designer.
Did you know there is a correct order for what to choose for your kitchen remodel? We show you what to select, and when to select it, in order to have the most organized system. Most importantly it helps you avoid overspending and significant design errors.
Whether you’re planning on doing your kitchen remodel yourself, or you’re planning to hire a contractor, you will need this information. Learn about the reasons why permit and inspections will always help you in the long run!
This is the most important step most people seem to forget! Preparing for a kitchen remodel means making a plan for cooking while your space is not available. Use these simple steps to set up your own temporary kitchen!
If you are worried about the dust and mess that comes from a home remodel, you are not alone. We share three easy ways to reduce dust and prevent the spread of mess around your home while remodeling.
Let there be light!! Lighting is so important in creating a beautiful and functional kitchen. We explore layers of light and the best ways to use them in your kitchen layout.
Everything you need to know about pendant lighting! Our guide to picking the best size, finish, and number of pendant lights to fit your new kitchen perfectly.
You no longer have to choose between a beautiful light and a ceiling fan. Fandeliers come in every style from glam to industrial. You can now have light and air movement with one stunning fixture!
Every dollar counts when planning a remodel. If you love the look of Restoration Hardware lighting but not the price tag, we got you covered! Check out our list of Restoration Hardware lookalikes to get the look for less.
Find your favorite Pottery Barn lighting looks for less! Save your money with these look-alikes to help maximize your kitchen remodel budget without sacrificing on style.
We explore the pros and cons of various flooring options for your kitchen. From durability to cost, we cover it all to help you make the best decision for your future space and budget!
Ever wonder what the hype is about quartz countertops? Wonder no more! We share the reasons we love using quartz in our home remodels, especially in the kitchen.
Storage and Kitchen Islands
Islands are a great way to add extra storage and workspace to your kitchen! We help you consider the different types of islands and which one might be the perfect one for you.
Ingenious storage solutions for every kitchen! Accessories for drawers, doors, base cabinets, wall cabinets, and even your pantry to make maximize the space and usability of your favorite room.
Open shelving in the kitchen is a big trend right now. Breaking with what people might love, we discuss the reasons why open shelving is not the best choice when designing your new kitchen storage.
Kitchen Sink Series, Part 1: The Difference Between Undermount, Drop In, Dual Mount, and Apron Front Sinks
We talk about the difference between undermount, drop in, dual mount and apron front or farmhouse sinks to help you consider what could be the best fit for your kitchen.
Talking about the pros and cons of single basin vs. double basin sinks can offer you new insight into which sink option might accommodate your household more effectively!
Kitchen Sink Series, Part 3: Choosing Between Stainless Steel, Copper, Composite, Cast Iron, and Fireclay Sinks
Choosing the right material for your sink can seem daunting. We give you the information you need to make a smart choice to match your style and budget.
Add some serious function and style to your kitchen with sinks that offer accessories to meet your needs. Workstation sinks are a trend that we don’t see leaving anytime soon!
We are always looking for smart products to add value to each project we do. That is why we compiled a list of our favorite sinks, so you can get a great looking sink to match your style and budget!
We have been fans of Kraus farmhouse sinks for quite awhile. We are sharing 5 reasons why we believe you will want to add a Kraus farmhouse sink to your own home!
Faucets & Hardware
If you want to add warmth to your kitchen, a Delta champagne bronze faucet could be just what you need. We help you keep it simple with the best hardware to complete the look of your kitchen with ease!
Black faucets and hardware add drama and contrast to your kitchen. Whether you are looking for a farmhouse style or going ultra-modern, these amazing black faucets and hardware will be the perfect finishing touch to the space.
Antique, bubble, mercury, colored, crystal cut - just a few of the amazing options available in glass cabinet hardware! These beautiful and unique cabinet knobs and pulls are just what your kitchen needs to stand out from the rest.
If you have an extra hole in your sink deck, we have some ingenious solutions to make your sink more functional and more attractive!
Do you have more questions about how to create your dream kitchen or other topics you would like us to cover? Leave a comment below and let us know!