Kitchen Redesign Tips
Dormer King of West Babylon specializes in remodeling and redesigning homes and various aspects of the home. One of those aspects is our dependable and reliable kitchen remodeling services. Our contractors have years of experience serving clients across Long Island.There are a lot of moving parts and aspects to consider when remodeling a kitchen. Before starting any new project it is important to plan out what you want to do, as it will make it easier to go through the process. Here are some tips to think about before starting your new kitchen project.
Have a Plan
Any kitchen redesign should go through thorough steps of planning. By planning out what you want to do, you will know what materials you'll need. This allows you to gauge the market and decide what sort of material you want and what quality items you want. Things can start adding up in a hurry, but by having a clear plan you can budget accordingly. A organized plan will also help you to avoid overspending. You will know exactly what you need and how much it will cost, so no money should be put to extra materials.
And having a plan also eases the decision process. Knowing how the kitchen is going to be designed allows you to only look at certain items that will fit the new style of the room, thus eliminating lots of other options to choose from. That, coupled with your budget, can make this whole design process go extra smooth.
Work With What You Have
It can prove to be very costly to move water and gas lines in order to accommodate the reconfiguration of sinks, ovens, stoves, or dishwashers. This is doubly true in older homes, where these pipes themselves are rickety and rusted. By keeping any pre-connected elements, you will also be keeping money in your pocket. You know where these pipes are beforehand, so just plan ahead and work with what you have.
Speaking of working with what you have: kitchen cabinets: If you have kitchen cabinets that are quality wood and still in good working order, then you should be hesitant to chuck them. Cabinet frames are often the most expensive component of the entire space. By having salvaging cabinets, you can opt to simply give them a face lift. Three common ways to do so are:
- Add New Doors and Drawer Fronts
- Re-laminating Fronts and Sides
By re-purposing, you can save thousands of dollars in the process. Have all the cabinets cleaned and lightly sanded and go from there. They can even be spray painted to give your kitchen a whole new feel. A professional spray job can turn any cabinets into beautiful cabinets that look new. With a spray paint, you get a different look compared to the simple paint by roller.
Long Island's Kitchen Redesign Experts
If you're interested in starting a new project for your kitchen, please contact the experts at Dormer King today and receive a free kitchen redesign consultation. We are a family owned and operated business and have years of experience redesigning and remodeling kitchens across Long Island. The number to call is 631-957-5555. We will gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have about kitchen redesign, as well as discuss any other home matters.