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Designing a kitchen is no easy feat. There’s a lot to consider, from how the flooring will work with the cabinets to more technical matters, like whether the circuit your stove is on can also support the refrigerator (probably not). There’s a reason most people turn to a kitchen design professional when it comes time to give their kitchen a facelift. Below are some of the most common kitchen disasters that a trained designer can help you avoid.
Window treatments are always fun to plan out, but in the kitchen there are a few added layers of difficulty. For instance, kitchen windows are often smaller than the windows in the rest of the home. The window treatment needs to be able to allow plenty of light in, as no one wants to cook in a dark kitchen, but you may want some coverage as well if the window faces out to a public area. Perhaps most importantly, it needs to be easy to clean, as the grease and fumes that result from cooking will inevitably need to be[…] Continue Reading
If you are just starting out planning your kitchen design, the number of choices may seem overwhelming. Laminate or tile floors? Reach-in or walk-in refrigerator? Galley or open layout? This kitchen design guide includes some tips to help you get started making decisions, from the overall layout down to the color of your tile grout.
Professional kitchen designers are skilled at turning a space into your dream kitchen, making it beautiful and functional all in one. While you may have an idea of what you want, a skilled designer can help you elevate the space beyond what you ever hoped for. Below are some reasons you shouldn’t try to handle your kitchen design by yourself.