Kitchen Cabinet Ideas to Consider for Your Remodel
One of the most important—or at least, most noticeable—aspects of your kitchen design is the cabinetry. Kitchen cabinets set the tone for the entire space, and go a long way toward establishing the overall look. At the same time, they also serve an important functional purpose. Cabinets provide valuable storage space, and can also help camouflage appliances or other basic kitchen elements. A well-planned cabinet layout can save lots of time and hassle when you are trying to prepare meals or maintain a neat and orderly space.
The sheer volume of cabinet choices can be overwhelming, but it can help if you can get a good visual representation of the various options. Check out the website for any major home improvement store or a site like HGTV and you can browse through a seemingly endless selection of different cabinet styles, colors and layout arrangements. This can give you lots of ideas and help you envision how certain combinations or options may look in your kitchen.
First, though, take a good look at your current cabinets and consider if there’s a way to repurpose them in some way to fit in with your new design. If the cabinets are in good shape, you may be able to simply repaint or refinish them to achieve a great new look (while saving a lot of money). Refacing is another option that is more involved (and more expensive) than a new coat of paint, but can still be a more affordable option than buying totally new cabinets. Plus, it helps you avoid wasting perfectly good kitchen foundations that are still usable.
Also, don’t underestimate the difference that new hardware can make in transforming existing cabinets and giving them a completely new style.
If you decide that new cabinets are a must, plan your layout carefully. Think about how you use (or would like to use) your kitchen space, and then choose cabinet options and layouts that best accommodate your needs. You don’t want to waste money on cabinets that you won’t use, or a layout that won’t help you work most efficiently.
At Republic West Remodeling, we have designed many new kitchen layouts for our clients, and can use our high-tech tools to show you the many different cabinet options. We would love to help you brainstorm the best kitchen cabinet options for your kitchen remodel in Scottsdale.