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We've been mastering the art of kitchen design since 1989. Follow our blog to catch up on Before & After shots, design & remodeling ideas, and trending kitchen designs.

A lot of homeowners are so excited and overwhelmed by the idea of finally getting their dream kitchen that they forget about the preparation involved before, during and after the remodel. There's a lot of little questions you should ask before setting out to get a new kitchen that will make the whole process much easier.

Getting an idea of what your dream kitchen should look like should be fun and exciting. This is your opportunity to create the perfect social space for your home; however, sometimes we get clients in who aren't sure what they really want from their kitchen. That's fine! We are happy to help them discover new designs and kitchen themes that they will love. 

If you want to do some research on your own before coming in to Designer Kitchens for a free kitchen design consultation then here are a few resources that can help you put together your dream kitchen. 

When you’re designing a custom kitchen for your home, a Colorado Springs kitchen design contractor can be helpful in putting together a kitchen that fits your lifestyle and has the look you want.

From a comfy, rustic country feel to a sleek, modern appearance, when you decide to update your kitchen, you can make it whatever you want it to be.

A big part of your kitchen remodel is the cabinetry you use. Although it is possible to refurbish your existing cabinets, it often times is easier to get the look you want your kitchen to have by getting new ones.

New kitchen cabinets aren’t always easy to navigate though. When picking the perfect cabinet for your new kitchen design, it’s important to consider what each style will add and how its look will affect the look of the rest of your custom kitchen.

When it comes time to hire a kitchen design contractor for your Colorado Springs kitchen remodel, it’s a good idea to have some type of inspiration for the upcoming changes you’ll be making to your home.

Whether you’re following one theme throughout your entire home or you have one specific look you’d like to use just in the kitchen, it’s important to really think through the details of the different kitchen themes you might use.

With everything from modern kitchens using smooth surfaces and sleek looks to a mediterranean theme with artistic tiles and bright colors, really defining how you want your kitchen remodel to set the tone for your home can make a world of a difference in your Colorado Springs home.

When it comes to designing a custom kitchen in your home, there are many elements to consider. A great kitchen remodel starts by picking out a style theme for the kitchen. This kitchen "theme" helps keep the flow of the kitchen natural and balanced. You and your kitchen designer should use this theme to choose everything from countertops and flooring to cabinet styles.

You’ll want to choose a cabinet style that fits the look of your home but is also designed to function for your lifestyle. Cabinet doors are one of the most important parts of a kitchen remodel and shouldn't be overlooked. After all, they’re one of the most visible aspects of a kitchen design.

A poorly made cabinet will completely throw off the beauty of quality countertops or could stick out like a sore thumb against the perfect flooring. Understanding different styles of cabinets, as well as some of the kitchen styles, helps you choose the best Colorado kitchen cabinets for your home.

When you begin to design your dream kitchen, it’s easy to get carried away with the big details like colors, materials and fixtures. We spend a ton of time picking out the wood or tiles for the floors, countertops and even the type of sink that will be installed.

Once you begin your kitchen remodeling one of the most important parts of the remodel is easily forgotten since it isn’t as visible as everything else. The storage in your kitchen can be crucial in the way you design your kitchen, and during a Colorado Springs kitchen remodel it’s important consider every aspect of the area and to get the design right the first time rather than remodeling a kitchen just to give it a third go around.

With the right combination of cabinets, shelving and pantry space, it’s easy to make the most of the space available in the kitchen, but there are also a few tricks to planning in extra space, too.

How do you eat dinner with your family on a regular basis? Do you sit at the kitchen table together or does everyone eat on their own time wherever they find a chair.

Although many families do still find the time to eat meals together, it doesn’t necessarily require a formal dining room. Some dining rooms don’t see any action in them unless it is a big, formal meal like Thanksgiving or a dinner party. In fact some Colorado Springs custom-built homes are now foregoing the dining room and adding sitting areas in the actual kitchen or creating an open space concept.

Every family is different, and a Colorado Springs kitchen designer can help you decide if you should redesign your kitchen to have a space for eating or if you should keep a dining room, but it requires some extra thought on the habits of your family.

As the holidays grow near, you might find yourself re-evaluating your kitchen. Thanksgiving, Christmas and even New Year’s all revolve around food. You’re spending much more time preparing fancy meals or treats to send as gifts so your time actually in the kitchen is much more than during a typical month.

Most holiday parties you may host or attend may also be in or near the kitchen and you see what features you like, dislike or wish you had. Even if you recently updated your kitchen, there are ways to make sure you’re equipped for an upcoming holiday party and you still have time to make your space a better spot for entertaining.

Designer Kitchens is happy to launch our new website. We wanted to let all of our previous and current clients know that our showroom and business location are still at 304 S. 8th St. #104br at the corner of 8th and US-24.

We have not moved but have decided to give our website a remodel of its own. We hope you enjoy the new look. We also hope you'll come by the showroom. We have a new display going up soon and we love to show off our designs.

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