Showrooms are the Perfect Place to Envision a Newly Remodeled Kitchen
Making the decision to remodel a kitchen is often very easy. The kitchen may be outdated, in disrepair, or no longer a style that resonates with the homeowner. Even if a homeowner is certain of the product and design they want, visiting a showroom can reassure them of their choices. A visit to a kitchen and bathroom showroom offers the homeowner more options and variations to what they thought was possible. It will be a chance to see the latest designs and materials with the ability to customize their own plans for remodeling. In a showroom, customers can touch the cabinets and get an idea of spatial orientation relative to their home. Customers can experience the beauty, space, design, and ease that new cabinetry, drawers, and counters provide. A visit to a showroom is an opportunity to talk with experienced staff, who understand how important it is to listen to the clients and share in the vision of their home. Homeowners can bring all of their questions on a visit to the showroom and be confident in the guidance they’ll receive from experts at remodeling.
It’s important to think about the kitchen as a skeleton. What lies behind the walls, under and over the cabinets? What appliances are important to the functioning of the kitchen and where could they fit in? Maybe a stove that was against the wall is no longer ideal. An island with a glass or flat stove top might be more desirable. Plumbing may need to be moved to change the location of a sink, refrigerator, or dishwasher. Electricity may require updating, moving, or installing to meet higher standards. Professionals are knowledgeable about changes to requirements in appliances and housing. Often remodeling a kitchen is an improvement to past safety standards. Hiring professionals helps prevent any hiccups that might have occurred otherwise and save homeowners expensive “do-overs.” Knowledge of changes to plumbing and electricity is a critical element, especially if a homeowner is remodeling a home to put it on the market. It’s important to ensure that any remodeling job is done right the first time. Hiring a professional to remodel, no matter how big or small the job is, provides the homeowner assurance and peace of mind that the job is done right.
Product Lines – Experience and Talent
A major consideration when choosing a remodeling company is the experience and talent within and behind the company. A successful company with years of experience, which stands behind the products sold, means a customer can relax and be confident in the work being done. Seeing
the various product lines and comparing them gives the homeowner a very good idea of the many options for designing their new kitchen. Homeowners can take samples with them to physically see what various colors and textures would like in their own environment. Lighting within rooms, flooring, walls, surrounding furnishings, and decor have a major influence on the overall esthetics of the home.
The various product lines offer value, beauty, and quality. Designs can be simple or ornate. The talent the remodeling company brings with it extends to the talent possessed by those who make the cabinets. Detail, expertise, pride, creativity, workmanship, and quality are all components of the talent that goes into new cabinets. The best product lines have proven themselves over the years and continually meet these high standards. They are environmentally friendly and built to last for decades. Remodeling a kitchen is a trusting partnership between the remodeling company, cabinet maker, and homeowner. Visit a Utica or Royal Oak Showroom today to see the beauty that can transform a kitchen into a favorite room in the home.
Professional Kitchen Designers
Working with a kitchen designer is a smart decision. Designers have a lot of experience in working with homeowners who want to make small changes to a completely different look. Great designers are artistic and visionary. They have a skill that allows them to see a finished design before it’s even started. Sitting down with a professional kitchen designer gives the homeowner time to describe what they want in a newly remodeled kitchen. The use of the kitchen, how often it’s used, how many people use it, how easy it is to move around in, how much storage space and how much counter space is needed are all part of deciding on how a kitchen is designed.
Additionally, the style of the home is important. Style helps drive the choice of colors and textures used for cabinets, counter tops, and appliances. The overall design of adjoining rooms influences the look and feel of the kitchen. There are no limits to the ability a designer possesses when combining styles and creating the outcome a customer desires. The best reason to engage a designer is that the homeowner’s options become broader. Designers are well informed on new trends that are popular and add value to a home. This knowledge is a definite asset that designers bring to their customers.
Lifestyle – In & Out of the Kitchen
Today’s family spends a lot of time in and out of the kitchen. While some families cook and eat in their kitchens, others eat in a separate dining room, and some in another room while watching TV or doing homework. Lifestyle is an important part of the function of a kitchen and its design. For the designer, knowing how a family wants to use their kitchen is an essential element of remodeling it. Changes to the structure of the kitchen may be required. Whole walls may need to be removed or half walls built. A new design can allow opening a smaller space that provides a view of adjoining rooms, while opening up a floor plan can provide room for dining in the kitchen or easy access to dining areas.
For all of these changes, professionals have the tools needed to take accurate measurements and create blueprints allowing the homeowner to know exactly where everything will be when the job is completed. There will be a little time out of the kitchen while it’s being remodeled. The professional will provide a timeline for the work, be efficient, and keep the homeowner updated as progress moves forward. Coming home to a newly remodeled kitchen will make any homeowner’s family want to stay in, cook, and eat!
Quotes and Financing
Take advantage of free virtual consultations, special promotions, and options for financing. Start now by talking with a kitchen designer or drop by one of the kitchen showrooms located in Royal Oak and Utica.