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Tips and Tricks for National Home Improvement Month

Husband and wife improve the kitchen first

May is National Home Improvement Month, and it’s a great time to kickstart a home improvement project at your house. If you’re not sure where to begin, the experts at Reborn Cabinets are here to help you narrow down your options with tips and tricks to help you get started.

Where to Focus Your Remodeling Dollars

The first step is to consider what areas of your home are most in need of work. If there are any elements of your home’s interior or exterior that are damaged or deteriorating, these are the places you’ll want to consider remodeling first. However, if your entire home is in relatively good condition, you have more flexibility to think about rooms in your home you’d like to upgrade. In most cases, this comes down to bathrooms and kitchens, which are high-traffic areas that see a lot of use over the years. If you’re debating between the two, we recommend focusing on the kitchen first, as this is a highly visible area of your home and oftentimes a centerpiece of your home’s design.

Kitchen Remodeling Tips & Tricks

If you look up the cost of a total kitchen remodel for the first time, you’ll likely be hit with a little sticker shock. Remodeling any area of your home can be a costly endeavor, which is why it’s important to ensure you’re maximizing your home improvement investment. When it comes to your kitchen design, it may be best to focus on the areas that take up the most visual space. This is naturally what will draw the eye first and will likely have the most impact on the overall look and feel of the kitchen design. And while countertops, flooring, or lighting may come to mind, it’s actually your kitchen cabinets that are taking up the most space visually and physically in your kitchen.

Your kitchen cabinets can truly set the tone for the entire kitchen. A white set of shaker cabinets may provide a clean, bright aesthetic for a transitional kitchen. Meanwhile, rich, dark woodgrain finishes may provide a more traditional and elegant appeal. But if your kitchen cabinets aren’t providing the aesthetics that work for you, a cabinet replacement project is the ideal solution.

Tips for Cabinet Replacement Projects

In addition to narrowing down your home remodeling options to focus on what’s truly important to you, it’s also important to narrow down your kitchen contractors. You’ll want to look for a company that’s established, has a reputation for excellent work, and provides the specific services you’re looking for. Many kitchen contractors will outsource the kitchen cabinets to a subcontractor, resulting in less-than-ideal workmanship or a not-quite-cohesive aesthetic. Finding kitchen contractors that specialize in kitchen cabinets and provide complete kitchen design services is ideal. You can then ensure the level of workmanship you desire will show up in the finished results while also keeping your priorities at the forefront of the kitchen design plans.

Get Started with Reborn Cabinets

At Reborn Cabinets, we got our start in 1983 offering cabinet refacing and cabinet replacement services. If you’re interested in a kitchen remodel in your Bakersfield, CA, home, you can rely on our kitchen contractors to provide you with the comprehensive services you’re looking for. Contact us today for more information or to request a complimentary consultation.

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