Tips for Planning a Kitchen Remodel

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Plan ahead so that your new kitchen perfectly meets all your needs.

If you’re considering having your kitchen remodeled, then there are a few things that you should do first to prepare. Being completely prepared now will ensure that you have as little stress as possible during the installation process and end up with a kitchen that you will love for years to come. Here are our tips for preparing for your kitchen remodel.

Study Your Kitchen

The first step to preparing for a kitchen remodel is to study your existing kitchen. What is it about your kitchen that is motivating you to remodel in the first place? Is it too small? Too dark? Think about the things that frustrate you in the kitchen and the things that you often find yourself pining away for. Assess and prioritize your needs. So, if you often find yourself running out of cooking space, you may want to consider making room for dual ovens. If the kitchen is often cramped and you can’t hear conversations from the adjacent room, then you may want to convert to an open kitchen plan. A kitchen remodel is your chance to fix all the problems with your current space and add all the conveniences that you long for. Make sure to make a list of these inconveniences and desires and talk to your designer about creating a new design that meets all of your needs.

Be Conscious of Quality

It can be tempting to outfit your new kitchen with a six-burner stove and luxury refrigerator. While these appliances make beautiful focal points, they won’t be a good investment  if you eat out most nights. Make sure that the appliances you choose suit your lifestyle. Similarly, you don’t want to get lured into too-low-to-be-true deals on kitchen appliances. Often, these great deals mean that you are paying in quality. Look for appliances that will cater to your needs, require low maintenance, and have a long warranty period. Depending on your needs, a high-quality appliance, such as a Sub-Zero appliance, is worth the extra money for all the use you’ll get out of it.


Since 1993, Elite Kitchens has been the premiere remodeling company for the DC Metro area. We’re your source for quality, brand-name European cabinetry, including the highly-rated Leicht brand cabinetry. We can help you every step of the way, with trained, in-house designers to high-class cabinetry to experienced installers. We take strides to maintain our excellent reputation by putting an emphasis on the quality of our products and the care of our services for each and every client. This is why we’re a “word of mouth” company. No advertisements, no frills, just old-fashioned, quality craftsmanship. That’s what makes us “The Recommended Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeler”!

Considering us for your kitchen or bathroom remodel? Contact us by calling 301-881-2776 or by visiting our website. Have you had a good experience with Elite Kitchens? Help spread the word by liking and reviewing us on Facebook! Follow us onTwitter,Google+, and Pinterest for more exciting updates!

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