The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any Orlando home. Having a kitchen where you feel comfortable, that is functional and that you can take pride in– these are all important aspects of home ownership. To help you remodel that kitchen to your liking, read some of these brief tips.
1. Have a plan
Before you start, sketch your ideas on paper. This exercise will help you envision how you want the kitchen to look, as well as identify any challenges and obstacles that may be in your way. You might even come up with some good new ideas in the process, and scrap some that maybe wouldn’t have turned out so well.
2. Stay within the design and layout
One of the costliest mistakes you can make in remodeling the kitchen is trying to do too much. Feel free to make changes – that’s the point, after all – but try to keep major fixtures in place as much as possible. Plumbing can be changed and re-routed and such, but it’s only really worth it if it provides some sort of significant upgrade in productivity or efficiency. Moving the dishwasher across the room just because it might look nicer isn’t really an efficient use of time and money.
3. Make functionality a priority
Coinciding with #2, take this remodeling opportunity to make your kitchen as functional as possible. Does it make sense to have a small sink next to your island range? Can one be installed fairly easily? Then go ahead! If it makes your kitchen more functional and efficient, then it’s worth the cost.
4. Stick to your budget
Finally, and perhaps most importantly, stay within your budget. Sketch out a budget during the planning phase (see tip #1), and bring those numbers up when consulting with your Orlando plumbing contractor. You may have to make some sacrifices in your dream design to make the numbers work, but it makes sense to keep everything affordable.
A kitchen plumbing remodeling project is a great opportunity to make your kitchen truly yours and create a space that will provide you everything you need. By making a plan, considering each aspect of the remodel to maximize productivity while minimizing cost, and sticking to your budget, you can have the kitchen you have always wanted without stressing over it. If you have any questions, please call Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. today!