Even if you love your home, you may not love your kitchen. That’s why kitchen remodels are among the most common remodeling projects undertaken by homeowners in the Northwest Suburbs. Many homes in the area feature outdated kitchens with antiquated appliances and layouts that don’t make efficient use of space. Additionally, kitchens in older homes aren’t designed with the needs of modern families in mind.
In today’s post, we’ll help you understand how to plan a kitchen remodel. We’ll share a few of the best practices we’ve learned over the years. We’ll also help you avoid common mistakes that homeowners make when undertaking a major home remodeling project.
When planning any home remodeling project the first key to success is defining your goals for the project. Above all else, you must have a clear idea in mind of what you want to get out of the project.
When it comes to a kitchen remodel, you may be interested in:
The more detailed and specific your goals, the more you’ll be able to plan before starting your kitchen remodel.
When it comes to kitchen remodeling, planning and preparation save time, money, and headaches.
Here are a few questions you should ask yourself before planning a kitchen remodel!
After you’ve set goals for your kitchen remodel, you can start looking for ideas and inspiration. Luckily, there’s never been a better time to research kitchen remodeling trends and find inspiration than today!
Thanks to the internet, you can look at homes across town and around the globe! A few of our favorite sources of kitchen remodeling inspiration come from:
We’ll also encourage you to look at a few of the kitchen remodeling projects we’ve worked on in the area, too. You might be interested in:
See something that inspires you? Contact us and let us know! We’d love to hear from you!
What should you look for when searching for inspiration?
It’s important to remember that inspiration for a kitchen remodel is just that: inspiration. Inspiration isn’t a plan, it’s a guide that will help you create your plan. Avoid getting too attached to any idea or concept for your kitchen remodel before you actually start planning.
When creating a plan for your kitchen remodel, you may discover:
Translating your inspiration into a realistic kitchen remodeling plan is an important step! But it’s one you can’t do alone. Only experienced professional remodelers can help. So, how do you find a team you can trust?
Remodeling projects are complicated and complex. There are so many moving parts to consider, including:
It’s simply too much for most people to handle themselves.
The best way to complete a remodeling project on schedule and on-budget is to work with an experienced team. At Patrick A. Finn Custom Homes & Remodeling, we believe in taking a design-build approach to construction and remodeling.
That means we work with homeowners from start to finish, from the initial consultation until the project is completed. We manage everything, from start to finish, including:
Throughout the process, our team is available to you as well. We can answer your questions, update you on progress, and do whatever we can to make sure you’re satisfied with the work being done.
Our goal is to make the kitchen remodeling process as efficient as possible and produce results that you’ll absolutely love!
Contact us today to learn more!