The seven steps to your Dream Kitchen...
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The Kitchen is the hub of activity; families cooking and eating meals together,
kids doing homework, and gathering for game night.
Does your kitchen accommodate all of the activity?
Is it time for a decor update?
Or you would just like to add to the functionality?
We have some great tips for Kitchen Remodeling and some great ways to save money along the way.
Well, where should you start?
Kitchen Planning Steps
1. DREAM and GATHER
Dream about what you would like changed in your current kitchen, make a list. You might make a list of the things you do like about your kitchen that you don’t want to change.
Gather pictures of kitchens you like using; magazines, websites, pinterest, visit home shows and open houses.
We invite you to see some of members finished kitchens on our Houzz Page.
Divide your pictures into two sets; must have and would like to have. This might become an important list when you have your budget finalized.
2. MEET WITH CONTRACTOR
Meet with your contractor, if you do not have one DirectBuy can give you a referral list, have them come to your home to discuss the extent of your project. Points to discuss:
- Do walls need to be moved?
- Does electrical outlets need to be changed?
- Does plumbing need to be moved?
- What products are needed?
- Discuss the budget and the timing.
- Have them take measurements.
3. PICK OUT APPLIANCES AND FLOORING
The size of the appliances that you would like to have will need to be taken into consideration to design the layout of your new kitchen. What appliances will you be adding to the kitchen design:
- Cook top and wall oven
- Beverage refrigerator
- Warming drawer
- Wine cooler
- Ice maker
- Garbage disposal
DirectBuy of Indianapolis can save you 20-50% off of the big store sale prices on your appliances. We invite you to learn more about the appliances available at this website.
You will also want to make some decisions on the type of flooring that you would like to consider. The most popular floorings for a kitchen would be: tile, hardwood, laminate and vinyl. DirectBuy of Indianapolis offers several options for these types of floorings.
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4. CONSULT WITH THE CABINET DESIGNER
Schedule an appointment with the cabinet designer to pick out your cabinets and begin the design layout, at DirectBuy of Indianapolis this will be Holly Denihan. Take into consideration:
- Your budget
- Your needs
- Your wants
You will need to pick out your sink, faucets, cabinet hardware, back splash tile, paint colors. DirectBuy of Indianapolis has a relationship with Sherwin Williams to save on the paint and a great selection for the other items as well.
Bring your questions to a Free Savings Seminar. Reserve a time by calling (317)472-9817
5. FINALIZE BUDGET AND TIMING
Review the materials and labor, gather the lead times of the products and discuss the timing with your contractor.
6. BEGIN THE PROJECT
- Order the cabinets, flooring, sink, and faucet.
- Contractor begins the demolish step; taking out walls, flooring, old cabinets, etc.
- Order appliances and cabinet hardware.
- Install flooring
- Install cabinets and appliances
- Measure for cabinet tops and order.
- Install cabinet tops, sink, faucet and additional appliances
- Install back splash
Enjoy your new family gathering place.
Our members share their stories in our YouTube Channel, click the link above