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Basics to Know Ahead of a Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen is one of the parts of the home you’ll use most on a daily basis, and you want to make sure it’s perfect. A kitchen remodel can be a very exciting project, whether you’re simply looking at some kitchen countertops or you’re overhauling the entire space.

At Accent Custom Countertops, we’re here to help with every stage of your kitchen remodel project. Before you even meet with our designers, though, there are a few important things to think about when it comes to a project like this. Here are some basics.


First and foremost, you have to consider both the primary and secondary needs you and your family have in the kitchen. How much space is needed, for countertops and for other prominent areas? What styles and colors is the family into, and will these match the rest of the home’s ambiance?

If you have children, your considerations might change somewhat. You may have to consider additional space for them, or child-proof areas. If it helps, consult the entire family and make a list of needs and wants – this can help you organize things more concretely.


Once you’ve got a list of your needs and areas of improvement, it’s time to lay out a rough budget. Some of this will be done in coordination with our experts when it comes to pricing, and some of it can be done using your own estimates. If you’re just replacing a few fixtures, for instance, chances are you don’t need a huge budget. If you’re overhauling the entire kitchen, on the other hand, the budget might be a big concern.

Long Term Considerations

If you plan on living in your house for a long time, consider adding features that will help you out with age – things that may help the home’s value. There are several elements that might meet this qualification within the kitchen, which is one of the areas of the home with some of the most appreciation potential. Ask our experts about the kinds of long-term additions that might help with your home’s value down the line.

For more on preparing for a kitchen remodel project, speak to our experts at Accent Custom Countertops today.