When you set out to plan your long-awaited kitchen remodel, it’s nice to finally see the kitchen you’ve imagined materialize before your very eyes. You will have a lot of decisions to make as you customize this space, the heart of your home, into an ideal kitchen to meet your family’s needs. From our unique approach to design and installation, Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling can transform your current kitchen into something newer and more functional. As you ponder the kitchen remodeling process, let’s go over three common mistakes you would be wise to avoid. 

Kitchen Remodel1. Choosing Style over Function

Everyone wants a show-stopping, magazine-worthy kitchen, but that shouldn’t come at the expense of functionality. As important as the space’s style is, you will thank yourself for investing in a practical kitchen with a good flow and plenty of storage. Our design experts can help you achieve the perfect balance of a kitchen that looks aesthetically pleasing and makes your life easier.

2. Following Passing Trends 

Trends can introduce innovative ways to design a space in your home, but you must be careful not to veer too far from classic designs. Unless you plan to live in your home indefinitely or have the resources to redesign your kitchen within a few years, it’s wise to stick with timeless features. If an unexpected move comes, you don’t want your over-personalized or niche kitchen to hurt your home’s resale value.

3. Cutting Corners on Quality

You need to view a kitchen remodel as an investment, and choosing quality materials and workmanship will make that investment go much further. The expense of certain elements of any remodeling project can be hard to swallow, but don’t be tempted to cut corners on quality to save money. After all, we’ve all heard the age-old saying that you get what you pay for. You want materials that will last to be installed by experienced hands.

Request a Consultation 

Are you ready to start your full-blown kitchen remodel, or do you want to start with a simple countertop upgrade? Either way, contact us today at (847) 202-6465 to request your consultation. The design team at Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling will help you discover what type of project would best fit your kitchen. We serve homeowners in Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, Palatine, Inverness, and the surrounding areas.