Project Advice

Project Advice

These simple guidelines will help get your project off the ground.

Time is relative and, when you’re remodeling your kitchen, it correlates directly to the amount of work that needs to be done. Simply replacing cabinets requires a timeline, while knocking down walls or building room additions necessitates a schedule that will be controlled by your contractor. These articles will help you understand the ends and outs of the cabinet project process.

Plan Your Project

Measuring, budgeting, working with a designer… we have tips to get you going.

Measuring a Room for Cabinets
Here is a simple guide outlining the tools you’ll need, instructions on how to measure for cabinets, and some important tips to keep in mind.

Budget Calculator
Setting a budget is key to successful project planning and eliminating surprises. We make it easy to estimate with a couple of key questions that will result in impactful cost areas within your room.

Budget Tips
Here we’ll show you how to budget for the different needs of a kitchen remodel project.

Before You Meet with a Kitchen or Bath Designer
Make sure you’ve considered your answers to these three questions before you go to your first meeting with a kitchen or bath design professional.

Working With Your Designer
While each designer has their own style and process, there are a few basics we’ve outlined for you, including things you can prepare to ensure the first designer meeting is a productive one.

Getting Ready for Construction

You’ve dreamed and designed and planned. Now it’s time for the installation to begin. Here are some helpful ideas for weathering the construction phase of your project.

Preparing for Construction
Mess is inevitable during construction, but you can minimize the impact to the rest of your home with the right planning.

Living Through the Remodel
Bathroom and kitchen remodeling is stressful. After all, you are living in a construction zone. Here are some tips on how to survive.

Care and Maintenance

Keep your new investment looking beautiful and functioning efficiently with these helpful tips.

How to Adjust Hinges and Drawers
Over time your cabinets may require adjustment to ensure proper alignment and function. If a door or drawer won’t close, or they seem to be “crooked”, adjusting the doors and drawers will fix both.

Care and Cleaning
Keep your cabinetry looking great with our handy guide that tells you how and what to use.