4 Essentials to Better Cabinets
Use these vital tips to when planning to add new cabinets to your home.
Are you planning on buying new cabinets for your kitchen or other parts of your home? Yes? Then follow these helpful tips and you’ll be on the right track.
Tip #1 Don’t Underestimate the Value of Good Design:
This can be a daunting task so if in doubt get help! The overall quality of your space will be a function of Beautiful Product + Well Executed Design. By working with someone that knows what they are doing you will end up getting more for your dollar and feel great about the result!
Tip #2 Plan a Budget:
It is vital for you to determine a budget and feel comfortable sharing that information with the designer you are working with. A designer’s responsibility is to assist you in engineering your own personal kitchen while meeting your financial requirement. By being clear with your budget you enable the designer to help you achieve the most with your dollar. A general guideline is that a kitchen remodel should run no more than 15-20% of the value of your home AND that the cabinet expenditure will be around 40% of the remodel cost.
Tip #3 High quality:
You’re kitchen is your legacy. It’s where home meets heart. The primary tip that you need to keep in mind is the quality of the cabinetry. After all, you and your family will spend quite a lot of time with your kitchen cabinets. Thus, it is very important for you to buy a high quality product that will not only last a long time but add value to your home. How do you tell? Open doors, feel the side of a drawer box, knock on the side and back of a cabinet and run the back side of your hand across the finish.
Tip #4 Keep it Simple:
A good rule of thumb when accessorizing a room is to place everything where you want it and then take one thing away! This helps to not overdo it and this principle can be applied when selecting your finish style and designing your kitchen. A good kitchen designer can help with this!