Kitchen decor is increasingly becoming a major consideration for homeowners today. Achieving a certain look and feel in the kitchen can be a challenge, except where there is expert involvement.
Companies hired to do kitchens usually have a portfolio that displays some of their best work and concepts that are ready to be implemented, or those in progress. In a display of kitchen galleries, some outstanding features are:
According to Realestate, your renovations costs shouldn’t exceed 5% of the purchase price of your house. This means that a typical renovation budget in Australian homes shouldn’t be more than $25,000 (based on a mean price of $544,800 for residential houses in the June quarter, 2014, according to data provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)). In order to avoid overspending, you should first have a pretty good reason why you actually want to remodel your house and more specifically your kitchen.
Here is a sample of sound reasons for remodeling your kitchen:
Getting that kitchen design of your dreams can remain elusive if you hire the wrong or an unskilled designer. It’s essential that before you commence the project, you do your homework well so that you can get the best designer to build your dream kitchen. It is equally important that you engage suitably qualified and licensed designers. In Australia, since a trade licence is not a requirement for the majority of new kitchens and renovations, it becomes necessary to put in place extra precautions as you engage their services.
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Advances are being witnessed in every aspect of human life and the kitchen is not being left behind. Today’s kitchen is certainly not what it was some fifty or so years ago. According to Dave Stimmel, a Philadephia-based designer, versatility and flexibility are today integral elements when it comes to the process of design. Stimmel, who runs the Stimmel Consulting Group, has previously won numerous awards that include Kitchen of the Year Merit Award by the Kitchen & Bath Business magazine.
Below we look at several important DON’Ts as you go about designing your kitchen today.