RTA cupboards are an affordable way to have that designer kitchen without breaking your budget. I will tell you step by step a way to accomplish the kitchen of your dreams or real close too it. Remember, there are several different kitchen cabinet styles to match your unique personality.
Step 1 : Build a budget, you must know exactly how much you have to spend, Lower it by two Hundred for just in case you want it for overages.
Step 2 : Select colours, for instance if you are doing a total transformation you’ll need to select Wall colours, Cupboard Colours , Floor color & type, Counter top color and type. This can seem to be an overpowering task but you can do it. Go to the book shop look through all the magazines and look at all the color combinations. Buy the book or magazine that has your colours. Remember way out colors are not often good if you are planning to sell your house in some years.
Step 3: Next follows item on our list is design. It all starts and ends with the right kitchen cabinets plans. Most RTA ( Ready to assemble ) cupboard outlets have design services that you may use free, you’ll have to supply measurements and other information requested by the retailer. Another way is buy some graph paper and put a little design together yourself, play with it and have fun, you have a blank slate. The web has great self help areas.
Step 4 : A few Items you need to consider. Appliances, lights, Sinks, Taps . This often is a component of the design phase. Infrequently you are not replacing these, just reusing.
Step 5 : Once you have a design all your colors and a cabinet style it’s time to start., Order your cupboards, Flooring for example. You’ll need to get rid of all of your cabinets. Counter tops, and anything more you are replacing. Get your walls painted any electrical or plumbing moved and so on. Install Floors and than you are ready for cabinet installation.
Step 6: RTA cupboards are the best bang for the buck. You can get an all wood designer cabinet for thousands less. You’ve got to do a little more work but it will save you in the long run. If assembly and installation are just out of your league, hire an installer. Get some quotes ask for references. Don’t be afraid to check out wholesale kitchen cabinets as well for more potential savings.
Step 7 : Counter tops, Laminate is the best priced followed by granite, solid surface and Quartz. If the budget is tight select a HD laminate with a special edge until you can afford the real stuff.
Step 8: The Home Stretch. Install sink dishwasher, all the other appliances. Touch up paint or add a decorative tile back splash. Now set back and look at all that you have acheived and pat yourself on your back.
Article under Kitchen Design by Frank Sloan