What’s the toughest part of renovating or remodeling your kitchen? For most people, it’s knowing where to start. Bringing your dream kitchen to life sounds great in theory, but taking the steps to actually make it happen can often seem overwhelming and discouraging.
Worry not; we’re here to help. If you can dream it, we can help you build it! So where do you start with such a huge project?
Think About What You Need
Before you dive into designing your dream kitchen, think about what you need from your kitchen setup. Kitchens are usually high traffic areas for most families, so it’s important to always remember how your family utilizes the kitchen. Is the kitchen strictly for cooking or are meals shared here? Is it homework central or is a chef’s paradise? These are all important questions to ask so that your dream kitchen goes beyond just being pretty.
Decide On Your Budget
When remodeling or renovating any room, it’s important to think long term. Renovations shouldn’t be looked at as an expense but rather as an investment in both your home and your quality of life. After you’ve asked yourself important question that helped you determine what you need from your dream kitchen, deciding on a budget is the next step. Consider how much you’d like to spend versus how much you can spend. Get quotes from contractors. Do research. The more you learn about the process, the easier budgeting will be.
Visualize Your Dream Kitchen
Once know your budget what you need from your kitchen, the fun part begins! Hop over to our website and check out our dream kitchen design tool. It allows you to design your kitchen by changing the appliances, colors, and cabinets. This tool gives you the ultimate control of your dream kitchen before you actually bring it to life. Feel free to build and rebuild as needed until you find the combination that’s perfect for you. With so many unique colors available, deciding on one or two may be the toughest part of your pre-renovation journey.
Consider Quality Materials
When renovating your kitchen, keep your budget in mind, but remember that the materials and appliances that you decide on will have a long term impact in your life. When you purchase an Elmira appliance, you do so with the peace of mind that you’ll be getting a product of the highest quality with an exceptional warranty, and customer service representatives who treat you like family. The same thought should also apply to other products and materials in your kitchen. For example, when deciding on countertops, considering using natural stone. Natural stone’s timelessness couples well with the retro kitchen design, and its durability ensures that it will last. When your dream kitchen has a foundation of quality appliances, materials, and products, you can be confident of your investment.
Ready, Set, Go!
It’s time to make your dream kitchen a reality! You’ve thought long and hard about what you want, what you need, and how to make it happen so all that’s left is bringing your dream kitchen to life. Visit a local Elmira dealer for your appliances, decide on a contractor or do it yourself, and get ready for the exciting journey ahead. When your dream kitchen is finished, make sure you send us a picture and share your story via Facebook, Twitter, or leave comment below.
Ready? Go make your dream kitchen a reality!