Planning a custom kitchen renovation design is a sure way to make some beneficial changes. For instance, adding functionality to accommodate new or aging family members is a popular reason. Many like to update the style to better reflect their tastes or improve a home’s resale value. Whatever the motivation may be, it pays to plan ahead. Here are some tips to get the most out of your custom kitchen renovation design project.
Set a budget
Expenses can quickly get out of hand if you don’t have some sort of budget. Plan for what you can comfortably afford and add a buffer of 10-20% to account for unforeseen expenses.
Go idea shopping
Do a little research on the latest styles and materials. See what’s new in energy-saving appliances. Get an idea of what layouts will work in the space you have. All of this helps you know your options and decide what might work best for you.
From the Abbotsford kitchen renovation company you select for the job, to the material you choose for your cabinetry and countertops go with the best quality you can afford. You will notice the difference and so will anyone seeing the finished results.
Talk to your contractor
A contractor will have a wealth of knowledge to share with you as well as be up to date with current trends and codes. They may be able to present ideas you hadn’t considered and offer advice on potential problems. As an example, many homeowners underestimate the importance of lighting. If you scrimp in that area, your kitchen will appear smaller, darker and be less inviting. Then everything you did invest in won’t look like what you expected.
We hope these tips help you get the most out of your renovation project. To talk about a custom kitchen renovation design for your home, give us a call at 604-727-4282.