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How to Create a Budget for Kitchen Remodeling

How to Create a Budget for Kitchen Remodeling

Are you worried that you might exceed your initial budget right in the middle of your kitchen remodeling project? This is a common concern among many homeowners, which is why our home remodel experts work with you to create a plan that fits your budget. At Visionary Cabinetry & Design, you don’t have to worry about being overcharged or being expected to pay for hidden expenses. Our experienced remodelers work with your budget so that you can enjoy an improvement to your kitchen at a reasonable price.

To help you get started, we have listed our top budgeting tips we give homeowners before starting a kitchen remodeling project.

Find ways to use space more efficiently

Oftentimes, your kitchen can greatly benefit from using space more efficiently, as opposed to knocking out walls for costly expansions. Be sure to ask us how we can increase the storage space in your kitchen. Our remodeling experts can help point you towards the best storage trends for your budget. For example, we can install pullout drawers for cabinets to maximize the storage space in your kitchen.

Allocate 20% of your budget for unexpected costs

After saving up thousands of dollars for a kitchen remodel, it can be disheartening to immediately set aside 20% for unexpected costs. However, clients who adopt this tactic are less likely to be stressed when complications arise during the remodeling process. At Visionary Cabinetry & Design, we always advise our clients to keep a little bit of their budget in reserve for any unexpected obstacles.

Determine if you will stay at home during the kitchen remodel

Kitchen remodeling projects are disruptive to your everyday life, especially if you decide to stay in your home during the remodel. If you would prefer staying in a hotel while we work on your kitchen, you will want to include those costs in your budget. Some of the families we’ve worked with even took the opportunity to go away for the weekend. If any of these plans sound appealing to you, make sure that their corresponding expenses are accounted for in your budget.

Don’t change your plans

Once remodeling is underway, don’t alter your initial plans for the home improvement project. At Visionary Cabinetry & Design, we always make sure to check in with you to ensure you are going to be happy with the upcoming remodel before the project even begins. While we know it’s tempting to add cool features, these changes are not always kind to your pocketbook. Save money on unexpected expenses by not delaying your project any more than necessary.

Consult a home remodeling expert

Our remodeling experts will apply their home improvement experience to making sure that you have considered all features and options for your luxurious kitchen before the project has begun. That way, you can feel secure knowing that your new kitchen remodel is exactly what you want.

If you are interested in having your kitchen benefit from our remodeling expertise, feel free to call our Oakland County Design Showroom at (248) 850-7178. At Visionary Cabinetry & Design, we are always happy to help you achieve your design dreams while staying within budget.