While remodeling your kitchen, choosing the right cabinets can be one of the toughest decisions to make. Choosing the right size, style, and type of cabinet not only impacts the overall functionality but also the aesthetics of your kitchen as they are the first thing guests notice when walking into the kitchen. Remodeling the kitchen can be a costly venture. If you are moving to a new city, or bought a new house and wish to remodel your kitchen, you should seek advice and guidance from experienced remodelers who will help to guide you through the process and material selections.
For starters, here are some tips on how to choose the right cabinets for your kitchen.
Define the Budget
Budget plays an important role in making the right buying decisions for your kitchen. The very first step can be to think about the quality of the materials and styles you wish to include in your kitchen. If you are completing a gut remodel, some costs can be saved by opting for stock cabinets versus custom. Custom cabinets are made to order and tend to be more expensive than stock. A second cost saving option is to not replace a section of cabinetry, and instead in its place hang open shelving to house your dishes, glassware, or other decorative kitchenware.
Choosing the Right Style
There is a plethora of design styles for homeowners to choose from when it comes to cabinetry. Flat panels, shaker, glass front, and raised inserts are among the most popular. Functionality of cabinetry is a huge consideration as kitchen design moves forward with technological advancements.
Use of Appliances and Gadgets
Cabinets can also be used to house smart kitchen appliances such as LCD screens, charging stands, smart speakers, and kitchen appliances. Some smart kitchen options provide high-end audio systems to be installed on flat or raised panels, giving both entertainment and voice command functionality. Smart lighting controlled by in wall controls or directly through your cell phone can also be installed underneath cabinetry or inside so it is triggered to turn on when a cabinet door or drawer is opened.
If you are in the Chicago area and considering a kitchen remodel, maintenance and repair for your home then contact Areté Renovators today at (773) 610-4551 to schedule a free consultation.