Kitchen renovation takes some consideration

Throughout the life of your project, you will be faced with choices. Many choices. Such as: Granite countertops or marble? Soapstone or limestone? Polished or honed? What about wood? Should your countertop edges be rounded or squared? How about beveled? In my case, the toughest choice — aesthetically anyway — was deciding on a tile backsplash.

You are the boss For nearly the entire two-plus months that my kitchen was under renovation, the project manager stopped by almost every morning to talk with the crew and get the ball rolling. And, as promised, he kept the project on schedule. … [Continue reading]

Designing a New Kitchen Layout

The kitchen is considered as the heart of your home, and how often you use your kitchen for cooking, this will be one of the most highly trafficked areas of your home. Designing a kitchen is more than just finding space for everything. The best … [Continue reading]

7 Steps to Budgeting for Your Kitchen Remodel

Put your budget and how much you’re actually spending on spreadsheets so you can keep tabs on how much you are actually spending. If you see a cost overrun starting to happen, you can stop it..

Managing the amount you spend on your project is easy if you follow these rules: Put your budget and how much you’re actually spending on spreadsheets so you can keep tabs on how much you are actually spending. If you see a cost overrun … [Continue reading]

Kitchen Remodeling Budget Guide

A lot of factors affect the cost of any remodel: materials, size, weather, work delays, contractor expenses, and unforeseen issues.

It's important to get a good handle on your budget before you begin any remodeling project. Kitchen projects are expensive, and it's easy for the costs to get out of hand quickly. What you choose for materials will have the greatest impact on … [Continue reading]

How to Remodel your Kitchen

It's inevitable that the contractor may have to make multiple visits back to the house to finish these items; prepare yourself for more than one visit and you'll be fine.The best way to approach this is with a Zen attitude.

You have decided to remodel your kitchen, but you do not know where to start. Now what? There are many homeowners that fall into two camps: some buy kitchen appliances first, others start collecting kitchen photos. There are some who decide that they … [Continue reading]