Answer These 5 Questions
Before Remodeling or
Renovating Your Kitchen
Many homeowners are living with tired, drab, cramped or uninspiring kitchens,
and wonder whether remodeling or renovating it would give them the kitchen of
their dreams, or help them to sell the property for more. However, it’s a big
decision to make, and the cost involved can be significant.
While typicallya worthwhile investment, a kitchen remodeling or kitchen
renovation project must be carried out by an experienced construction firm who
have the relevant trained contractors to complete the work to a high standard,
otherwise you risk decreasing the value of your property, and being forced to live
with a kitchen that doesn’t function well and may even be dangerous.
What’s the difference between kitchen remodeling and kitchen
Kitchen renovation typically involves cosmetic changes being made to the
existing floor plan, and can include such things as painting, or adding new
hardware and flooring.
Kitchen remodeling can involve structural changes and usually costs more than
Answer the following questions to determine whether you should
renovate or remodel your kitchen:
1.Do you plan to move in the near future?
Generally speaking, if you’re not planning on staying in your home for the next
couple of years, a kitchen remodel or renovation may not give you a high enough
return on your investment.
● Is your kitchen functional?
If you plan to stay in your home for the foreseeable future, however, it’s
important to ask yourself whether your kitchen functions as you want it to with
its existing layout? There can be nothing more frustrating than a kitchen that has
been designed poorly, meaning that space has been misused or not taken
advantage of. If you don’t like your kitchen layout, then a kitchen remodel might
be called for.
● Do you like your existing cabinets?
If you’re having your kitchen remodeled, replacing the cabinets can be one of the
costliest aspects of the entire project, so if you can get a