Hiring a Kitchen Designer


Many of us are under the belief that designing a kitchen is something we can do by ourselves with ease. However, if you listen to the experts, they will tell you that hiring a professional kitchen designer will ensure that you have the best possible kitchen for your space, budget and time. If you need any advice or recommendations, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Greentree Kitchens, with a wealth of industry experience we’ll be able to advise you about your new kitchen.

Here are some of the main reasons why you should consider hiring a professional kitchen designer.

Time Management If you are trying to plan your kitchen remodel on your own, you’ll need to allow for a lot of your own time being spent focusing on this particular element of your project. If you choose to hire a kitchen designer you’ll be able to focus your efforts on other things - you will also be handing the reins over to a professional who will have designed numerous kitchens in their time. They will be able to give you a decent rough estimate of how long each section of the kitchen might take to complete.

Safety When you design a kitchen, you need to take into consideration the safety implications - such as ventilation, electrical and gas systems. By hiring a kitchen designer, you will be guided through setting up your dream kitchen space in the safest possible manner.

Backup Contingencies In the instance of designing, contingency planning is probably the best element to be handled by the professionals. Within your budget, they will be able to prepare for potential problems like structural issues, electrical or plumbing difficulties or other hidden problems that might crop up.

Experience & Professionals Kitchen designers quite literally spend all their working time thinking about kitchens - they are the best qualified person to design your dream kitchen. Professionals have a skilled and keen kitchen mentality which means you will be able to save a lot of time and possibly some money on your redesign. Kitchen designers are also professionals, they will be able to help you find the best kitchen fitter for the job - which will result in you getting a new kitchen to the standard and quality you wanted.

Materials There are a huge range of products out there for your kitchen - a designer knows all the best high-quality kitchen products that you won’t be able to find in the standard stores. This includes cabinets, countertops, appliances, hardware, and more.

Lighting Improvements Every kitchen needs some task lighting, along with some ambient lighting. Under-cabinet lighting has also risen in popularity - helping to illuminate sometimes dark spots on the counter. A kitchen designer will talk you through the lighting options available and will work with your electrician to make sure that everything is installed correctly.

Avoid Mistakes Designing a kitchen isn’t necessarily your area of expertise. Working with a kitchen designer can help to prevent problems that could have an impact on how you use your kitchen in the future. A designer can help you to renovate your kitchen with fewer regrets. The keys to a successful kitchen makeover; doing your research beforehand, building a positive relationship with the people who you’ve employed to make your dream kitchen a reality and get ready to wait - don’t rush the job, so learn to manage your expectations.


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