By Cameron Heffernan
December 31, 1969
So you want to re-design your kitchen. A crucial area to start is with your kitchen
cabinets, which are often the most attention-drawing component of an attractive
kitchen, and maybe the most functional too. Most companies that make kitchen
also offer free kitchen cabinet design, so you would be wise to take
advantage of their expertise in choosing the right cabinets.
Kitchen Cabinet Design Companies
By going with an experienced kitchen cabinet manufacturer, you gain expertise
on effective kitchen cabinet design within your budget.
The kitchen cabinet manufacturers
will help you in your kitchen cabinet design by:
- Examining your current kitchen look and determining what you want
- Settling on a budget for cabinets.
- Prioritizing items in your preference for kitchen cabinet design, and
determining what you can afford and what you can live without.
- Deciding what elements to retain of your existing kitchen. For example,
will the cabinets you chose match your current kitchen floor?
- Determining how you will use the space, and using that information to
help you pick the cabinets that are the most functional.
Predicting how your family’s kitchen needs will change in the coming
years, and factoring that in to your decision. For example, if you have young
children, you may opt for cabinets that are positioned higher up and out of
When you chose a professional kitchen cabinet design company, you should
also consider the fact that they will not be impartial, and will give you advice
that favors the products of their company.
Kitchen Cabinet Design -- Going it
Of course you could also opt to have your kitchen cabinets
installed by yourself.
You’ll still have to answer many of the same questions. In this case,
consider a course or seminar offered by home design retail stores, which
are often free.
About the Author
Cameron Heffernan is a writer, editor, and journalist, who has worked for publications such as PC World and a variety of freelance Internet sites. Cam is currently Communications Manager at the University of California, San Francisco. In 2000, he was a founding employee of a company that developed project management software. That firm was later acquired by a technology firm near Sacramento. He has expertise in web content authoring, management of development and maintenance of web sites, and product and service reviews. Cam has a BA in Journalism from Syracuse University's Newhouse School.
*Before you apply any of the advice described on the Hip-home.com website, you should consider if the advice is safe and suitable for your individual home situation and consult experts as necessary to evaluate the suitability for your circumstances.