When planning a kitchen renovation, there are many areas you will need to make choices for, and those choices can easily blow a budget. Your best course of action is to have a clear visual plan showing the look and feel you want in your home, prior to ordering cabinets or hiring a contractor for the work. Of course, we specialize in Kitchen Renovations and Kitchen Planning at Inner View, and we are going to walk you through each step with our own Kitchen Remodel. We will be posting the progress of the kitchen renovation over the next two months, showing the process and the decisions that have been made. Believe this, but the kitchen plans and cabinet drawings were completed over one year ago! Each part and piece of the plan is coming together with the material choices and decisions we are making. Most recently being the cabinet hardware. (You can see the three choices on our facebook page. ) This is an area that you can easily spend more money than budgeted for, due to the cost of hardware and the many choices available to you. With this blog, we will break down the steps of material decisions and budgets for you.
With your Kitchen Renovation, the first step is to create a plan of action. This is a visual guideline of the look and feel of your kitchen. It shows the layout of the cabinets, the circulation flows, how you will function in the space, and the colors, textures, and materials you love. With this plan, you get inside ”the funnel”, which starts to focus you and narrows your choices.