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PLANNING FOR YOUR CUSTOM CABINETS

PLANNING FOR YOUR CUSTOM CABINETS

According to HGTV Remodels, you can expect to spend nearly a third of your kitchen remodel budget on cabinetry.  This being said, you want to make sure you make the right decision for you and your family when selecting custom cabinets.Before you start shopping, make sure you and your design consultant have put together a well thought-out plan. You will need to identify your objectives and priorities while keeping in mind the amount of money you are willing to invest into your project.

Seapointe-1-31-13-026Custom kitchen cabinetry is a significant component of the look and feel of your entire home while playing a substantial part in your home’s value.  Ask yourself a few simple questions in the planning process: How long do you plan to stay in your home?Why do you want this remodel?What type of layout will be most functional for you?What improvements are standard for similar homes in your area?Once you have gone through these questions you’ll need to determine the budget, style and material selection for your custom cabinets.  Custom cabinets are made-to-order and offer the most variety in door styles, finishes, wood species, and accessories.However, don’t forget about semi-custom cabinets which still allow flexibly while keeping costs down.

Kitchen cabinets also play the largest factor in determining your projects style whether it’s traditional, transitional or

013 webcontemporary.First off, you will need to decide what time of cabinetry frame you like frameless or face framed both will push you toward a different look.With hundreds of door style options it can be overwhelming.When meeting with your consultant, discuss what style you are looking for and bring some inspiration pieces you have found.Both Houzz.com and Pinterest.com are great websites that will spark your home remodeling creativeness.Once you determine your vision, a designer can also help suggest appropriate cabinet finishes and glazes.You’ll need to consider the additional style features you would like to customize your cabinets such as knobs, pulls, hinges and doors.Cabinet drawers and glides are also something to consider when determining what items will work best for your everyday needs.

Once you get a better custom cabinetry plan, the rest will come together.Designing and construction a remodeling project can be overwhelming, make sure you have a professional to help avoid mistakes and ensure a successful project.