Are you looking for guidance on choosing kitchen cabinets?
It’s been said that the kitchen is where a bulk of Americans spend their time in their homes. I know for a fact that Coloradoans love spending their time in the heart of the home cooking, eating, laughing, and creating memories.
But truth be told because people in Colorado Springs spend so much of their time in this room of the house, the kitchen is also the room that often finds itself being updated frequently. You can attest to that given you’re preparing to give your kitchen a facelift.
Now as exciting as it may be to remodel your kitchen in Colorado Springs, many homeowners such as yourself find it a bit difficult to narrow down just what kind of kitchen cabinets they want in their newly renovated space. They want cabinets that update the appearance of the kitchen but don’t stick out like a sore thumb among the rest of the house.
Keep reading and will share our five tips for choosing kitchen cabinets.
Keep in Mind Your Desired Kitchen Style Goals
It’s always a good idea for you to go into a kitchen remodel with a plan in mind. You should know what particular style you wish to convey. If you have your mind set on a particular style, that makes it easier to choose the style for the new kitchen cabinets.
Determine if you want to achieve a country farmhouse look, a contemporary look, or something different altogether.
Pay Attention to the Material
There are so many materials you can choose from when it comes to your kitchen cabinets. There are different woods you can select for your cabinets’ base, and different metals you can select for handles and knobs.
You should familiarize yourself with some of the different woods and metals so you can determine what will give you the appearance you’re going for at a price point you can stomach.
Think about Who Will Regularly Be in the Space
You’ve got to think about functionality as you work on choosing kitchen cabinets best suited to the users of the kitchen. For example, if you cook a lot or have small children, white cabinets may not be something you’ll want to have in your kitchen. The frequent cooking and messiness of small children usually equate to lots of clean-up with white cabinets.
Consider all the items in your kitchen that are stashed away in your current cabinets. And then think about all of the things that are laying on the countertops that you wish you could tuck away in your new kitchen cabinets. Mentally organizing your kitchen cabinets will help you make sure you select the appropriate size and amount of kitchen cabinets as you do some remodeling.
Pick the Right Cabinet Hardware
Sometimes the knobs or handles you select for your new kitchen cabinets can make all the difference in your attempt for a fresh look. Pick something that speaks to your style goals, while at the same time is practical. No sense in picking knobs that are pretty to look at, but hard to grab and use.
Choosing Kitchen Cabinets Isn’t Life or Death
As nerve-racking as it can be choosing kitchen cabinets, remember this isn’t a life or death decision. There’s no need to stress out to the point it becomes a health concern.
If you need assistance with your kitchen remodel, be sure to contact us. We’d be more than happy to assist you.
Request Your Free In-home Consultation with a Kitchen Cabinet Expert
Would you like to learn more about the trends of kitchen cabinets in Colorado Springs? Call to schedule a free in-home consultation with Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD) Ed Medran, owner of Designer Kitchens.
Ed has decades of experience helping Colorado homeowners with choosing kitchen cabinets. He will bring a female Certified Kitchen Designer with him so you will have two unique sets of eyes and ears to brainstorm your perfect kitchen cabinet design.
Call us now at (719) 228-9400