Your kitchen design is one of the most important pieces of your home. You want your kitchen to be uniquely yours – whether that means it becomes a gathering area for loved ones or a place for you to create amazing works of culinary art is completely up to you. When you decide to redo your kitchen to make it your own space, you’ll need to know how to choose the right designer. You’ll be working closely with the company, and you want to be with someone who will do the work your way.
Be careful with communication. Make sure you communicate openly as does the company you choose. You want the communication to be as transparent as possible, which means it needs to happen often. Many dissatisfied customers are unhappy because there was a lack of or misunderstanding in communication. Read over everything and insist on all plans in writing so you can review it later if necessary. Keep the flow of conversation going throughout the remodel as well.
Look over several types of materials. You might have your mind set on one type, but there are many options available, and the contractor should not be pushing one type over another. You’ll want to explore your personal needs as well as your budget. Your contractor should understand this and will be equipped to review a variety of options with you.
Ask for photos of past work from the contractors. Many contractors have a website or a social media page where they showcase their work. Even those just starting out should have some experience in their own homes. You’ll want to look over previous jobs to gain confidence in the company.
Finally, gather references for the company. The Internet makes this process easier than ever. Ask around and talk to everyone or search the company online. You’ll get plenty of honest answers which will help you make this important remodeling decision.
When you’re ready, and after you’ve reviewed our company, call us at 800-876-0075 or contact us so we can talk more about your plans for a beautiful new kitchen.
Robin’s award winning designs have been recognized by several National and Regional design contests.