Preliminarily, you would do well to decide on the following-
Decide whether you are going to keep the existing flooring
Decide which appliances you are going to put in the kitchen and locations.
Decide whether you want to go higher with the cabinets such as from 30” upper cabinets to 42” uppers.
Decide on a color of cabinets- we have the largest selection of cabinets at the best prices.
Decide on flooring color and countertop color or at least a
direction you want to go in such as dark, light- once you install the
cabinets you can decide on the countertop and flooring color. It is
better to pick cabinet color first because it is normally the highest
ticket item in a kitchen remodel.
Measure you kitchen walls, plumbing locations, gas locations,
electrical locations etc. This is one of the most important steps in the
process. If you are installing yourself then you do it or whomever is
installing the cabinets then they should do it with your close
consultation. The measurements should be with ¼”
Let’s take these one by one. Flooring- you will have to decide
if you are going to keep your existing flooring because normally the
cabinets are put in before flooring, so when you will take the old
cabinets out you will leave a cabinet footprint. If there is a cabinet
footprint and you are not replacing the floor, the kitchen will need to
be designed to cover those footprints. Normally, you can just order the
same size cabinets that were originally there and that would solve any
potential problem. (You can install cabinets over the flooring and in
some parts of the country installing cabinets over the flooring is more