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How to Hire a Kitchen Remodeling Company

Mar 27, 2023 | Kitchen

If you close your eyes, you can imagine it: gleaming appliances, sparkling surfaces, and a space filled with light, cozy, airy, and comfortable. Is this what you see when you look around your kitchen? You might invest in a kitchen remodel if you see clutter and chaos instead. But how do you hire a kitchen remodeling company that’s up to the task?

Planning A Kitchen Renovation Project? Here’s Your Guide to Getting Started

Here’s a handy guide to help you get started without being overwhelmed.

Be clear on what you want

Before finding a contractor, you must know your plan, timeline, process, and budget. Planning is more seamless for everyone involved when you have an idea of what you want to do within your space. Be prepared to put in the time and effort with this part, as every decision will affect the outcome. For example, a lighter-hued color for your cabinetry might brighten up your whole room and save you from needing expensive light fixtures. Everything from your paint to your final flooring can affect your kitchen’s appearance. Of course, your contractor will provide professional input and advice and finalize your blueprint, but they need to know your vision, plan, and budget to be able to do this. This preparation will also help you narrow down the contractor you choose.

Do your homework

You need a contractor with experience in kitchen remodeling. Kitchen remodel projects are highly involved, and while less demanding jobs are great for newcomers, you’d be better off picking an experienced firm for this one. One way to start is by asking if your family, friends, neighbors, and local businesses can pass on great leads they have used. This way, you will get a first-hand account of how good the contractor is. Narrow your list of options to your top few, and then call them for quotes.

Pick what you need carefully

When planning your budget, include everything you need and first get the essential appliances and items. For instance, cabinets and countertops are among the most expensive things in your kitchen. Are you looking at ready-to-assemble ones, or want them built on-site? Your budget will need to be adjusted accordingly. Options for sinks and faucets are easy to find. Also, make a list of non-essential items like wine refrigerators or trash compactors that you can add in depending on your budget. You will also need new fixtures and lights, wall and window treatments, furniture, fabric coverings, and floorings. All these are available in different materials, textures, and price points, so choose wisely.

Contact Us Today

All it takes is the right team of experts with the skills and know-how to see every aspect of the project and ensure your kitchen looks spectacular. At Owings Brothers, we have it. From the planning and design to the construction, we’ll deliver inspiration and expertise while bringing your dream kitchen to life. Contact us today to learn more.