While kitchen remodeling is a great way to make your kitchen more functional and give it a fresh new look, it is also a complex undertaking that you should consider carefully. Our team at Whiddon Construction Company has extensive experience in kitchen remodeling, and in this article, we will go over a few tips on how to make your project a success.
- Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken- Our first tip for kitchen remodeling is to carefully consider what works and doesn’t work about your existing kitchen before you start. Identify the parts of your kitchen that you are happy with, and then try to keep them rather than altering them unnecessarily, as this approach will save you both time and money. For example, your current refrigerator may have many years of life left in it or your sink may already be ideally placed.
- Check the Layout- If you plan to alter the layout of your kitchen, you should talk to an expert to make sure you are getting the new layout right. The placement of your sink, refrigerator, and stove/oven—the three points of the kitchen work triangle—will have a huge impact on the way you cook, so it’s important to make sure you are putting them in the right places.
- Choose Appliances Before Cabinets- A third tip for kitchen remodeling is to choose your appliances first, and then measure for cabinets. It is much easier to build cabinets to fit around your appliances than it is to find a fridge, oven, or dishwasher that fits into gaps left in the cabinets.