How would you react if your contractor presented neither 3D imaging nor materials lists nor a project timeline, but assured you that he “had it all in his head”? At best, you’d be highly skeptical, but more likely, you’d fire him on the spot. Creating a checklist for any project, big or small, is a time-honored tradition for a good reason, and it’s just as important for homeowners to have one as it is for contractors.
Kitchen remodeling isn’t just about a remodeled look; it’s also about a remodeled lifestyle. Houzz recently conducted a study on kitchen remodels and discovered these results on life-style: 49% reported more family time, 41% cooked at home more, 40% entertained more, 34% ordered less takeout, 32% worked at home more, 30% baked more, 29% enjoyed more sit-down meals, 26% changed to a diet with more fruits and vegetables.
Because of their many practical and aesthetic benefits, islands have become expected features in nearly every medium and large-sized kitchen. Including a kitchen island into your design is one of the best ways to optimize flow and provide extra storage and prep space.
When planning for you Atlanta, GA, kitchen remodel, it’s easy to spend less time considering details.
2018 is already proving to be a bold and experimental year when it comes to kitchen design trends. Perhaps the urge to push the envelope has arisen as a reaction to the minimalist style that has dominated the last decade, but whatever the reason, we’re seeing lots of unapologetic colors, mixed textures, and novel design choices in kitchens.
Many kitchen cabinets in Atlanta, Georgia’s historic homes were originally built in the early 1900s or even the late 1800s. In some cases, particularly in homes built before 1910, no kitchen cabinetry existed at all. Instead, storage consisted of shelves, tables, and pantries. In historic homes where cabinetry was originally installed, function is often compromised and storage confined. Often, alignment is also warped and finishes are faded.
Topics: Kitchen Remodeling
Browsing pictures of kitchens layout ideas in catalogues and on the internet can turn up hundreds of unique options that can occasionally make your kitchen layout decisions seem more complex rather than more approachable.
Some of us dream of a simple and elegant transitional style kitchen, while others dream of a utilitarian yet chic industrial design. Whatever your dream, you’ll want someone to help you find, define, and design it. This is where kitchen designers in Atlanta come in. Let’s talk about how to find the right designer and how to form a successful partnership once you do.
When it comes to kitchen design and remodeling, perhaps a few of us have already planned exactly what kind of custom cabinets we want. But for most us, we don’t necessarily know what we like until we see it, or else we’re unsure we can pull off an appealing yet unique style with any measure of success.
Last month, we spent some time discussing what makes a quality custom cabinet that will last, and a couple weeks ago, we talked about how to plan your kitchen for maximum storage. We went over the best materials, construction, hardware, and cabinet types to select for your new kitchen remodeling project.