Our Helpful Tips for Kitchen Remodeling

Very few home improvements are more significant for purposes of lifestyle improvement, not to mention resale value, than kitchen remodeling. A well done remodel provides a beautiful new look for your home, and the usefulness of modern appliances and countertops can’t be overestimated.

Of course, the design and construction phases can be complex. But a qualified local home remodel contractor can become a part of the process very early, helping you to make decisions that will make a big difference in how you manage time and budget. We put together a short guide to walk you through the important parts, and would be happy to hear from you if you’d like a quote and our guidance.

Budget Considerations

Determine early on the scope of the changes you require. For example, kitchen remodel jobs can involve flooring, countertops, cabinets, appliances, walls and paint. It’s a great idea to carefully weigh your priorities in the case of a limited budget.

We would be happy to discuss your options, and help you to understand where cost and benefit collide. In other words, we want to create the kitchen of your dreams, not pounce on a project designed only to line our pockets.

The Planning Phase

Begin by grabbing a notepad and pencil. Gather the family around the dining room table and begin to sketch the changes necessary to modernize your kitchen. For example, if you’ll be changing appliances, do you favor stainless steel or a particular color? Is there a need for convenience items such as a lazy susan, perhaps a garbage chute?

And don’t forget about your plans for cabinets. The facing of your cabinets is an enormous footprint within your kitchen and an attractive look, one that complements the appliances and color scheme of your flooring and walls is crucial.

Modernizing Appliances

There have been spectacular advances in the technology behind refrigerators, dishwashers and ovens. We will help you make great choices depending on your priorities.

Things to consider include the size of your family, the amount of entertaining you may or may not do, and access to utilities such as gas. We will be happy to help you narrow down the selection.

Choices in Cabinetry

The selection available for kitchen cabinets is massive these days. Do you favor hardwoods like cherry or oak, or perhaps a pine? These choices can make a significant difference in terms of cost, not to mention durability.

You might want to visit our showrooms to appreciate how we’ve paired both warm and modern cabinets with a wide array of flooring and appliances to see if anyone style is best for you.

Your Kitchen Countertops

Once you’ve begun to put together the aesthetic pieces of the puzzle, namely your cabinet and appliance appearances, you’ll want to complement all that work with lovely countertops. These come in a variety of materials and colors, and a qualified home remodel contractor will be best at describing these options.

Interior Paint

We feel that first selecting appliances, countertops and cabinetry is crucial to arriving at the perfect color for your walls. Clearly, any color can be created in today’s mixing station, and so paint has been rendered more a complement than ever. Gloss, semigloss, we have it all covered.


 

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Zeroing in on the Right Custom Kitchen Contractor

Not All Home Remodeling Companies Are Created Equal

We worked hard to build our reputation and reviews based on hard work and fair job quotations. When we put together a proposal, we go out of our way to include all the time we need to be at your disposal for the ever crucial design phase. Decisions made here will make all the difference to your happiness for years to come.

We also provide realistic time frames for when we can begin and complete the job. Everyone has a nightmare, horror story about contractors who promised the world and did not deliver. The last thing we ever want is to be associated with one of those terrible experiences.

Even more important, we do every project from start to finish. Rather than relying on subcontractors, and having to juggle their unpredictable schedules, we’ve made a decision to keep all of our talent in house.

Not only are we experienced, but we enjoy the smiles of every happy customer. Our goal is that your kitchen becomes a true touchstone for your home, and a jewel that you can’t wait to show off to friends and neighbors.

Our Specialties and the Towns We Serve

Kitchen Remodeling

The first step in a kitchen remodel is gathering ideas. From new breakfast rooms, to appliances, to new cabinetry, our kitchen remodeling team will design the kitchen of your dreams.

Custom Cabinets

Browse our line of accessories and storage options to find out all the possibilities for your custom kitchen cabinet project. From the type of cabinet to the door and hardware, there are many options to consider when choosing. We can help you all the way.

Cabinet Refacing

Cabinet refacing is a cost-effective way to give your kitchen a whole new look by replacing both door and drawer fronts and veneering the exterior of the cabinet boxes. Remodel America gives you peace of mind, knowing you're working with the Charlotte area's number one kitchen cabinet refacing company.

Kitchen Appliances

The right kitchen appliances and accessories can go a long way. Whether the chef in your house is looking for the latest electric oven or gas range, you're updating your kitchen with a stainless steel dishwasher, or you want a spacious French-door refrigerator, we have the high-quality appliances and kitchen appliance packages you're looking for.

Kitchen Countertops

Since a lot of the higher-level surface area in your kitchen is countertop , you'll want to make sure it's one you are proud of and enjoy seeing and using. Select the right countertop with our team's help which will help you compare the differences among laminate countertops and other surface styles like solid surface, granite and quartz.

Kitchen Islands / Kitchen Carts

Kitchen islands and carts feature cabinets, drawers, and shelves to provide additional storage for any kitchen items you may need to tuck away. The selection at Remodel America has a variety of styles, shapes and materials to choose from to fit your needs.

Bedroom Remodeling

You've decided that it's time to remodel your master bedroom. People often put plenty of thought into bedroom additions, but you can completely recreate your bedroom with the help of great design ideas that will transform it into a personal oasis where you can escape the day.

And if you're looking for ideas for your empty nest, we have design pros ready with transformation ideas for a newly vacant bedroom.

Bathroom Remodeling

If you are renovating your home, bathroom remodeling will definitely be a high priority. Our expert design consultants and craftsmen listen to your kitchen, bathroom or basement remodeling ideas and work with you to make your bathroom's ultimate look a thing of beauty - not to mention functionality.

Bathroom Tile

Our bathroom tile designs are shown in the gallery.  We showcase a variety of styles that are sure to spark some inspiration as you plan for your next bathroom refresh or remodel. Have a look at some innovative bathroom tile ideas and see what you can create.

Bathroom Vanities & Countertops

Whether you are looking for minimalist bathroom vanities for some of the smaller spaces in your home, or are shopping for palatial bathroom vanity sets that include mirrors and cabinets, Remodel America offers a full assortment of vanities in different sizes, types, and makeups.

Quartz and granite are the two most popular choices for bathroom vanities. Corian bathroom countertops feature seamless design with sinks molded into the top and covered backslashes. These beautiful bathroom countertop ideas will give you the inspiration for your next bathroom remodel.

Showers & Tubs

Whether you're getting rid of that 80's pink-and-brass look, or the tub shower combo is just beyond help, bathroom showers and tubs are a huge piece of any bathroom remodel. Many of our clients in older homes want an affordable tub to shower conversion, for example.  We also install bath and shower safety products such as grab bars, shower chairs and bath tread strips.

Fireplace Remodel

If you are planning a renovation of your interior stone or brick fireplace you have come to the right place. We offer all types of custom tile or brick refacing.

A fireplace makeover can be a simple way to change the cosmetic appearance of your space. Your fireplace refacing will be absolutely beautiful and can give you years of enjoyment.  Fireplace makeovers also provide great boost to your home's resale value as potential buyers rate the beauty of family areas and living rooms very highly in the purchase decisions.

Bedroom Remodeling

If you are looking to extend your master suite or convert a bedroom to an office, our bedroom remodeling professionals can help you with all of your bedroom remodeling needs.

Your wait for a new bedroom addition by a knowledgeable and experienced bedroom remodeling contractor is over. Transform it into a personal oasis where you can escape the day with our ideas and design tips.

Basement Remodeling

We can maximize your home's functional living space with a basement renovation. You might not realize it, but a basement remodel adds a floor of quiet, private space for less than half the cost per square foot of building an addition.

Sunroom Additions

Four season sunrooms create a relaxing space to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. We have built sunrooms as family rooms, foyers, breeze ways, mud rooms, garden rooms, hot tub rooms and as swimming pool enclosures.

We have many custom options and styles to choose from, which include ultimate upgradable screen rooms, studio sunrooms, and cathedral sunrooms.

Vinyl Siding | Aluminum Siding

Out of all home improvement projects, none have the ability to transform your home quite like new vinyl or aluminum siding. We have an extensive selection and installation pros who understand that meticulous craftsmanship can give your house that WOW factor on the block.

Because aluminum and vinyl siding can be produced with an insulating backing, these products are sometimes improve the thermal envelope of a home. And energy efficiency can save a great deal of money over time

Window Replacements

Our replacement window specialists are happy to explain the difference between each brand, so you choose the perfect replacement windows for your home. Many window replacement makers promise that by installing their windows, you will save 40% on your heating or cooling costs, guaranteed.

We certainly see that happen, but as part of an overall home improvement design, the beauty and energy efficiency can be worth even more!

More Services We Offer

Dishwashers installation, Dryers installation, Duel Fuel Ranges, Electric Cooktops & Gas Cooktops installation, Electric Ranges & Gas Ranges installation, Front Load Washers, Garbage Disposals, Gas Dryers & Electric Dryers, Gas Grills & Electric Grills, Ice Makers installation, Induction Cooktops, Instant Hot Faucets, Kitchen Appliances, Microwave Ovens, Ovens, Range Hoods, Refrigerators installation, Side by Side Refrigerators, Stackable Washers, Top Load Washers, Trash Compactors, Vacuums, Wall Ovens installation, Washers installation, Window Air Conditioners, Wine Refrigerators, Door Frame Repair, Tile installation, Gourmet Kitchens, Cabinets Built, Carpenter Work, Lead Removal, Ceiling Insulation, Retaining Walls, Ceiling Tile Installation, Termite Repair / Dry Rot Repair, Wood Floor Sanding, Wood Repairs, Interior Painting, Glass Installation Work, Gutters Installed, Floor Leveling, Wood Flooring installation, Floor Insulation, Lighting Installation, Insulation Work, Glass Replacement, Ceiling Installation

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Home Remodeling

I’m on a 10 year (next December) kitchen (and whole house) remodel. Integrate these thoughtful tips when planning your kitchen remodel for a space that is functional and easy to work and live in. Our kitchen expert will answer all your remodel and installation questions. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry 3  gives a detailed overview of what can be included in a kitchen remodel. We started looking into a kitchen remodel and were flabbergasted at how expensive everything was. Kitchen and Bath remodeling services should be left to professionals.

I can see how the average renovation would be around $25,000. The cost will be different for each project, so trying to say how much a kitchen remodel would cost would be difficult. While I haven’t read the whole article yet, I wanted to thank you for posting the details of a kitchen remodel and why they cost what they do. If you plan to sell your home shortly after the remodel, you shouldn’t spend too much money on it. The rule of thumb is that you should spend between 5 and 15 percent of their home’s total value on your kitchen remodel. My husband & I have been contemplating remodeling our kitchen. A design/build team will help you in remodeling your kitchen and make wise decisions with your budget.

Because so many homeowners choose to remodel their kitchens, chances are you can find a remodeling contractor who specializes in kitchens. Next post will be about the 5 worst design mistakes! Signature Kitchen and Bath did a remodel for us in April 2015. Sears Home Services offers kitchen remodeling services for any budget. Energy savings might be the prime motivation for a kitchen remodel. Please contact us to discuss your kitchen remodel needs and desires. Sometimes a kitchen remodel isn’t in the cards, but the universe has other plans. This work can be included in the remodel permit at an additional fee. Embarking on a kitchen remodel is both exciting and nerve-wracking. We love our kitchen and Jackson Design and Remodeling was done about three weeks ahead of schedule.

Most kitchen renovations are very expensive, but this trick can make your kitchen look brand new for a fraction of the cost! Before we start,we’d also like to add that kitchen remodeling shows on HGTV and other channels often leave out many important factors when showing you what the average cost of a kitchen remodel might be – factors like HVAC air flow considerations and the correct placement of vents and ducts so mold doesn’t grow in your home causing health issues for your family, interior cabinet pull-outs for storage and organization that make most modern kitchens functional, the labor for construction, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and the design fees professionals charge to help you design and manage the process of getting the kitchen you’ve always dreamed of having. That will keep you from spending too much money on remodeling. The thing that really determines how much a kitchen renovation will cost all depends on the size of the kitchen. Plan ahead and be ready to spend about 5 percent of your budget on this expense. Setting a budget for your kitchen remodel and staying within it sounds so obvious and simple, but it’s harder than you think.

Our kitchen designers can work with you to design a kitchen that addresses your needs and complements your lifestyle. A well-designed kitchen remodel can greatly increase your storage space and ability to keep organized. Anyway, thanks for sharing your kitchen remodel with us. Cheers! The elapsed time required to complete the kitchen remodel can be significantly longer than suggested by the total work hours. Time can prove to be another drawback to acting as your own contractor for a kitchen remodel. God willing, I will finally remodel our kitchen this year. To me the things for a kitchen remodeling are like a woodworker’s tools. A lot of money can be saved in a kitchen remodel by shopping around on your big-ticket items. Take a look at a few pictures to get an idea of what the kitchen remodeling process was like. Don’t plan the kitchen remodel close to any important dates such as birthdays or holidays. Having the remodel you been considering is closer then you think.

You can gut and pour money into a room all at once, but you do not NEED to. Here’s how to afford a kitchen remodel when you can’t afford a new kitchen. As a general rule of thumb, a total kitchen remodel (including cabinets, countertops, installation and appliances) costs about 5-15% of the home value. It is sometimes necessary to remodel the kitchen to better accommodate the needs of disabled family members. The majority of kitchen remodeling projects include new cabinets and countertops. Sears can evaluate your kitchen remodel needs with a free in-home consultation. The kitchen is one of the most complicated remodeling projects because of all the decisions you will make throughout the process. I took those photos right before the remodel; I was seriously up to my last wits with the old kitchen. The first step to decide on your new kitchen remodel is what are you looking to accomplish with the upgrades? Find the best ways to add storage to your kitchen in this guide or use this guide to kitchen cabinets to get you started. We don’t think *DIY kitchen remodeling* and *minor kitchen renovations* are what many of you have in mind when you think “kitchen remodeling.” We think you have in mind a whole kitchen remodel, with professional assistance, so you get the kitchen of your dreams, and that’s what today’s post will address. My wife and I have been living in our house for about ten years now and we think it is about time to renovate our kitchen.

Before you start remodeling kitchen create a file of model kitchen pictures on magazine or search to the internet and show it to the designer so that they can able to determine what acctually design you want. The average cost of an upscale kitchen remodel is more than $80,000, but three factors should determine whether you want to spend that much. A kitchen remodel can be one of the most rewarding-and challenging-projects a homeowner may undertake. Choose appliances and finish materials that suit your lifestyle, design plan, and budget. The potential price range is quite broad for a professional remodel of a 150 square foot kitchen. Here, we’ve rounded up before-and-after photos of five kitchen makeovers that cost about $25,000 or less to show how far your remodeling money can stretch. Remodeling Magazine’s “2007 Cost vs. Value Report” shows that a kitchen remodel can return 86% of its cost upon resale. At Marrokal Design and Remodeling, we see a lot of demand for kitchen remodeling and it’s easy to understand why.

Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to remodel a kitchen in your zip code! The kitchen remodel estimate does not include sales taxes, permit fees or hazardous material remediation costs (e.g. mold, asbestos, lead). Now we’ll continue our ten steps for a successful kitchen remodeling right after our Best New Product, which features a product that might be perfect for your kitchen. We can create the kitchen of your dreams—on time and on budget.
That’s not even close to the $54,394 listed by Remodeling.com’s 2014 Cost vs. Value report for a midrange kitchen remodel in Woodstock. If a permit is required, it shall be obtained prior to the start of the remodel.

 

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