Who Is Involved in a Kitchen Remodel?

Just as when a house is first built, a kitchen remodel requires the talents of many different individuals. Flooring, cabinetry, countertops, plumbing, electrical, and appliances may all come from the same contractor or different subcontractors. Who will be involved in your kitchen remodel depends on several factors, but here are some of the possibilities. General Contractor/Kitchen Remodeler A general contractor or specialized kitchen remodeler may do part or all of the work themselves, or they may subcontract to certified professionals for certain things like electrical or plumbing. There is a balance required that only an exceptional kitchen remodeling company will

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Benefits of Kitchen Remodeling

Have you been on the fence about whether or not to remodel your kitchen? While a complete kitchen remodel can get somewhat expensive depending on the options you choose, the investment can be quite worth it in the long run. Here are some of the benefits of remodeling your kitchen, other than simply improving the look of your home. Improve Efficiency and Accessibility Everyone works in the kitchen in their own way. If you didn’t design your home, chances are good that the kitchen is not set up for your personal preferences. Remodeling your kitchen to suit your own habits

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Now is the Best Time for a Kitchen Remodel

With the coronavirus pandemic, everyone has been staying at home to flatten the curve. Spending so much time indoors is making many people very restless. As stay-at-home orders expire or are relaxed, you are likely to be spending a lot more time out of the house. That makes this the perfect opportunity to get your kitchen remodeled. Shutting Down Your Kitchen One of the biggest inconveniences of a kitchen remodel is being unable to access your kitchen for cooking and meals. However, when you are spending a lot more time away from home, you are also dining out more often.

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Quick Remodels You Can Do with Your Stimulus Check

While a full scale kitchen remodel may be outside your budget, you may be able to make some upgrades to your kitchen at a relatively low cost. Everyone is receiving at least $1200 from the U.S. Government in a coronavirus stimulus check. If you have your bills paid because you’re still working, you could use this money to make some minor upgrades to your home. Here are some upgrades you can make for under $2,000. Upgrade Appliances Are your appliances old, inefficient, or quirky? Now is a great time to replace your kitchen appliances. Appliances can run anywhere from $300

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Cabinet Solutions for Arthritis Sufferers

For people with arthritis, moving around the kitchen can be both painful and difficult. If you have arthritis, it may be a good idea to remodel your kitchen to make it more accessible for you. If you have trouble stooping down to dig into lower cabinets, pulling open drawers, or reaching into upper cabinets, there are solutions available that can help you move more freely around your kitchen. Lazy Susans A lazy Susan is a great addition to your remodeled kitchen. Including a lazy Susan in most cabinets will be very beneficial. You can simply turn the wheel to access

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Three Reasons to Install a Kitchen Island

Do you often wish that you had more counter space? Working in a small, cramped kitchen or working with minimal work surfaces can be very frustrating for the exceptional cook. There are a lot of things you can do to maximize your workspace with a kitchen remodel, but one of the best ways to expand your counter space is with an island. Here’s why you should consider a kitchen island. Dedicated Workspace You can have a dedicated workspace to your food prep, baking, or cooking. When you have an island, you can dedicate it to whatever purpose you wish, or

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Kitchen Island Ideas and Benefits

Do you often feel as though you don’t have enough counter space in your kitchen? Are you often wishing that there were seating available for friends and family to keep you company in the kitchen? These are just some of the reasons to install an island when you have a kitchen remodel. Here are some more ideas and benefits of kitchen islands. Food Prep Sink Having a food prep sink in your kitchen island can be very beneficial. You can use your primary sink for dishes and your island sink as a food prep station. With ample counter space surrounding

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Benefits of an Open Concept Kitchen

Do you often feel secluded when you are in the kitchen? Most kitchens are originally built with barriers like walls and doors that can make the room seem like a separate entity in your home. An open concept kitchen allows for a more open space that feels more comfortable and homier. With an open concept kitchen, the kitchen is not walled off. Instead, the kitchen is part of one great room, usually combined with the dining room and/or living room. If your kitchen was not originally built this way, you may need to leave some walls in place if they

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Why You Should Remodel Your Kitchen

There are a lot of things that you can do to improve your home, but the most common is to remodel the kitchen. You might have several reasons for wanting to remodel your kitchen. If you’ve been on the fence, here are some reasons you should go ahead with your kitchen remodel. Increase Value Remodeling your kitchen and giving it an upgrade with energy efficient appliances will raise your home’s value considerably. If you think you may need to cash in on the equity in your home, or if you may be looking to sell in the next year or

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Designing Your Kitchen for Comfort

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. It is where the family gathers to prepare and eat meals, talk about their day, or leave notes on the fridge. You want to make sure that this room is comfortable to be in and used effectively. There are many aspects of your kitchen remodel to consider if you want your kitchen to be as comfortable as possible. Kitchen Cabinets Some kitchen cabinets are difficult for people to reach due to height or physical limitations. You can design your new kitchen to allow for comfortably accessing all of your cabinets. Lower cabinets

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