Many things in your home are subject to the whims of fads and fashions, but your choice of kitchen cabinets sets the tone for your kitchen remodeling plan and anchors the busiest room in your house.
Trends in kitchen cabinets haven’t seen the drastic changes that many other aspects of a kitchen layout have experienced in recent years. That’s a good thing. Kitchen cabinets can project a more timeless, lasting quality to a room where the daily pace can be hectic. That’s not to say that in Madison WI there haven’t been exciting changes and updates. Continue reading
How much does a kitchen makeover cost? The question comes easily. The answer does not. There are many variables. Shooting from the hip on a kitchen update is unwise.
When you meet with a contractor to discuss a kitchen makeover you want to know how much money you’ll need for the kitchen update. In the beginning, you may be asking for an estimate, quote or possibly a bid – to most homeowners, these are interchangeable. To a construction professional, they are not. Knowing and understanding the differences makes reaching a decision easier.+++ Continue reading
Trends in kitchen designs and kitchen updates are spurred by a quest for more functional space, according to building industry leaders. One of these leaders in high-end appliances and kitchen designs headquartered in Madison WI recently completed its 11th annual kitchen designs poll and found that three out of four designers create projects more for function than form, providing aesthetically pleasing design that fits into clients’ living and cooking styles rather than designing a “show kitchen.” Continue reading
A kitchen remodel is a project with many moving parts.
It can be simple with relatively few changes or more involved with many, many components contributing to the final product. In addition, each of those components can have a range of quality levels affecting the cost of a kitchen remodel greatly.
To help you gain more perspective, review the annual Cost vs Value Survey published by Remodeling Magazine. They have documented a variety of kitchen remodel projects to help homeowners understand the cost various kitchen renovation projects represent. It helps people understand the size of investment they will be making in their homes and provides a bit of a head start in budgeting and managing the various expenses. Good budget examples are listed below – Continue reading