Expert Designers at Case Design/Remodeling Offer Tips for Preparing for a
Top 10 Considerations Every Homeowner Should Know
Bethesda, MD (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- Remodeling a kitchen can create feelings of both excitement and
overwhelm. Careful planning before embarking on a kitchen remodel can not only save time, money, and
frustration down the road but also allow for an enjoyable process every step of the way.
Bill Millholland, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Case Design/Remodeling recommends the
following before beginning a kitchen remodel.
1. Do some homework when it comes to finding a reliable remodeler or design firm. Choosing the right company
to work with is probably the most important decision to make. Not only in terms of the end result of the project,
but the process that's experienced getting there. Some things to consider when choosing a remodeler: Are they a
member of the Better Business Bureau or Angie's List and what are their ratings, how many projects have they
completed, do they use their own craftsmen or do they use subcontractors, can they provide references of others
who have worked with them.
2. Determine the best type of company for you. When it comes to kitchen remodeling there are many different
choices in terms of the type of company to work with. You can choose a kitchen showroom, big box store, general
contractor, electrician and plumber, or design/build firm. While any one of them may work for you, it's important
to weigh all of your options and based on your particular needs, go the direction that is best suited to you and your
3. Consider your budget range. Kitchen remodels come in many shapes and sizes and the possibilities are almost
endless. It's important to think about budget and work with options accordingly. This allows for prioritizing those
things that are most important.
4. Determine big picture goals of the project. Will the kitchen be used primarily as a place for the kids to do their
homework? Or will it