Use Pinterest, Houzz, magazines and websites to collect ideas.
Visit an open house or a Parade of Homes and take pictures.
Use these questions to start a list of wants vs needs:
How do you use your kitchen on a daily basis?
Do you need more prep space, or a place for homework/computer work?
What features do you need in appliances to suit your lifestyle?
What storage is required for your dishes, pots and pans, assorted gadgets, and small appliances?
Is there a particular countertop material you're set on having?
Outline everything you want to accomplish.
Is your project a “down to the studs” remodel or a face lift?
Will you be hiring a professional contractor?
Break your bigger goals down into manageable tasks and steps.
Create a timeline for completing the project goals.
If you hire a contractor, review your timeline and expectations at the start of the project.
Add a 10-20% cushion for unplanned expenses.
Factor in labor and materials costs.
Look Into Financing. Von Tobel offers financing to qualified buyers through Synchrony Home.
Get accurate measurements to share with your kitchen designer and/or contractor.
Sinks, faucets, lighting fixtures, hardware & accessories.
Our designers are available to help you through the planning and design process of your kitchen remodel. Visit one of our kitchen showrooms in Valparaiso, Schererville, Michigan City, or Lafayette, Indiana. Or, request a complimentary design consultation here.