Remodeling your kitchen is an exciting task; it’s a time to add new life to your home, to finally increase storage that you so desperately need, and to provide your home an entirely new look and feel, mainly through your new kitchen cabinets.
You have the choice of either purchasing kitchen cabinets in-person or online. However, in the current climate that is Covid-19, shopping online is the way forward. It’s safer, just as good, and sometimes ends up costing a whole lot less!
So, before you visit any old website and add the first kitchen cabinets you see to your basket, we’ve gathered together three tips to help you make the best decision.
Determine your budget
First things first, you need to determine your budget. Ideally, you should set a fixed cost that you will not go over. Setting this beforehand allows you to filter out more expensive options, ensuring you only look at the kitchen cabinets within your price range.
Don’t worry if your budget is relatively low either. Often, you can pick up some modern and even designer cabinets for an excellent price, adding a touch of class to your kitchen for a fraction of the cost of other designs and brands.
Storage is king
Second, when it comes to choosing kitchen cabinets, storage is king. You can never have too much storage, believe us. This is especially important if you have a large household or if you know you have a lot of stuff. Purchasing this built-in storage prevents you from having to spend more money down the line, and allows you to keep all food items and kitchen utensils neatly organized.
Don’t forget the dimensions!
Finally, you need to measure your existing footprint, taking note of the dimensions. This allows you to size-up different kitchen cabinets, seeing whether or not they fit before ordering and inevitability returning a day later.
You can measure these yourself using a tape measure; it takes a few minutes max and saves you time, money, and the disappointment of your brand new, favorite cabinets not fitting.