10 steps to a successful kitchen

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10 steps to a successful kitchen

10 steps to a successful kitchen

1: Find an Inspiration 

  • Look through magazines to understand the style you are trying to achieve 
  • Look at friends and family homes 

2: Develop a Budget 

  • Make sure Budget meets all needs. 
  • Make sure you are not under or over investing into the project. 
  • Prioritize your needs and create a wish list for extras 

3: Design the Layout 

  • Lux Builders & Remodeling will assist in all aspects of architectural design including material selection for your kitchen 
  • Be sure to make it functional while taking into consideration the style and the size of your kitchen. 

4: Find a Contractor 

  • Have good communication. 
  • Make sure that you Contractor is a licensed contractor in your area. 
  • Make sure your Contractor is local. 
  • Be sure to check referrals. 
  • Find a contractor that you are comfortable with and confident to get the job done. 

5: Deciding on Cabinets 

  • Choose cabinets based on the design and function of you Kitchen 
  • The Cabinets will set the tone for your Kitchen. 

6: Select Functional Countertops 

  • Decide which countertop material you want to use based on budget and style of kitchen. 
  • Make sure countertops fit your lifestyle.  

7: Fine tune the flooring 

  • Know and research the type of flooring you are looking for.  
  • Be sure it fits the lifestyle of your family. 
  • Be sure to pick a material that not only looks good but feels good and will also last. 
  • Lux Builders & Remodeling will assist in material selection and purchase process as well as apply all the available trade discounts. 

8: Choose the right appliances 

  • This is the ultimate fusion of style and function. 
  • Ask yourself: How do I use my Kitchen? What appliances do I use more than others? What appliances would I like that I currently do not have? 

9: Choosing the right plumbing fixture

  • Be sure to choose sink and faucet at same time.  
  • Some sinks require more holes for faucets than others, 
  • Be sure to consider if you want additional features, such as Hot/Cold water dispenser, soap dispenser or water purifier.  
  • Be sure to pick a good quality sink and faucet; this is the part of the kitchen that gets the most use.  

10: Remember Lighting 

  • Be sure to provide adequate lighting for all areas of the kitchen. 
  • Decide if there are specific areas you would like light
  • Be versatile, be able to dim or brighten lights when needed.  
  • Lighting can be very attractive and can enhance the overall design. 
  • Don’t overlook the lighting.  ​

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