One of the big reasons why homeowners decide to remodel a kitchen isn’t necessarily because all of their South Coast kitchen cabinets and cupboards are out of date, but also because the function is off due to a bad layout. If your kitchen was built without much thought being given to how it would be used, then you know what it feels like to deal with this type of situation. It is frustrating! Try getting ingredients out of the refrigerator when it opens backward to the countertops. Try baking cookies or cooking a Thanksgiving dinner without anywhere near enough counter space and it can be a nightmare. If you want to create a kitchen that will be a pleasure to use, start by working with a designer or a contractor who is experienced in new kitchen design in Dartmouth before you do anything on your own.
What Will Change?
When you change the layout of your kitchen, you will need much more than brand new designer kitchen cabinets. You will also need to shop for other materials, such as flooring, backsplash, paint for the walls, lighting fixtures, and even look at a store that carries kitchen and bathroom countertops so you can get the surface that you really want for all that cooking. It isn’t just about looks, but also about function. You will want to create a kitchen that helps to reduce the stress of daily activities, such as loading and unloading the dishwasher, putting away groceries, fixing dinner, or even making a piece of toast. For most homeowners, it’s these little things that frustrate them the most and that cause them to consider doing a complete remodel and layout change for their kitchen.
Get the ball rolling on your remodeling project:
- start by making a list of things that frustrate you with daily activities
- think about things that you would want to move in the layout
- consider things you want to get rid of entirely
- look at idea books and design websites for fresh takes on modern kitchens
- pick a color scheme for your kitchen that suits the rest of your home
- get references for industry professionals who might be able to help you
- achieve your goals with your kitchen remodel
- hire a designer or remodeling architect to hire all of the sub-contractors and organize the entire project for you
Consider Popular Kitchen Layouts
While you can ultimately do anything you want with your new kitchen design in Dartmouth, it can be helpful to browse some of the most popular and functional kitchen layouts online or in decorator magazines. You will want to make sure that there is enough space for all of your South Coast kitchen cabinets, appliances, and specialty options, as well as room to store all of your pots and pans, pantry items, dishes, silverware, and anything else that you want to have on-hand in your new kitchen. Designer kitchen cabinets are just the start. Where to put them and why you want to put them there, that is the biggest challenge. After you pick a layout and design scheme, everything else – such as lighting fixtures or kitchen and bathroom countertops – is just icing on the cake.
Popular layouts for modern and classic kitchen designs include:
- Island (optional)
- Eat-in Kitchen (optional)
Ultimately the layout that you choose will depend upon the amount of space that you have in your existing kitchen area, the movement that can occur for plumbing, electrical and gas, your budget, and the type of designer kitchen cabinets that you want to use. When you work with a licensed, certified, insured, and experienced contractor, you can shop for South Coast kitchen cabinets, fixtures, appliances or kitchen and bathroom countertops together to make sure you get what you want and what the space will allow. Don’t jump the gun and surprise your contractor with a special purchase without consulting about it first.
Cabinet Factory Outlet in Swansea, MA
Save money on your designer kitchen cabinets and get high-quality options for your new kitchen design in Dartmouth and the surrounding area at the Cabinet Factory Outlet. Our showroom is filled with dozens of options for everything from contemporary to classic kitchen styles. We also have bathroom vanities, kitchen and bathroom countertops, plus a whole host of South Coast kitchen cabinets, hardware, flooring and specialty options for you to browse for use in your remodeling project. Give us a call at 508-379-6154 or visit our showroom on Grand Army of the Republic Highway in Swansea, Massachusetts.