Please consider the answers to these questions below prior to the Kitchen Remodeling. These questions will help us design a kitchen that meets and succeeds your needs. We have a printed version available, please contact us for a free copy.
Do any members of your household require special consideration(s)?
What is the approximate age of your current kitchen?
Do you want to completely redo the kitchen area or do you prefer to make cosmetic changes?
Which Best describes the style you are looking for? ___Elegant/Formal ___Country ___Traditional ___Comfortable/Functional ___Simple. light & airy ___Modern/Contemporary ___Other ____________
Which portions of the kitchen will be preserved?
Why do you want to remodel your kitchen? ___ Update appearance ___Improve traffic pattern ___Improve lighting ___Improve storage ___Improve use of space ___Other _____________
What are some of the things that bother you about your present kitchen?
What do you like the most about your present kitchen?
What are the most important items to you in improving your kitchen? ___Kitchen functionality ___Improved lighting ___More workspace ___Updated appearance ___Better storage ___Room for additional appliances ___Other _______________________
Who does most of the cooking in your home?
Are they right-handed or left-handed?
Describe any other needs for this cook?
Are there other cooks who have significantly different needs?
Please circle the items you desire to include in your new kitchen design: Disposal Microwave Trash compactor Dishwasher Ice maker Second sink Breakfast bar Window seats Island workspace Walk-in pantry Eat-in dining Wet bar Laundry TV/Stereo Computer workspace Wine storage Utility storage Open shelving Gas cooktop Electric cooktop Downdraft Vent hood Oven/cooktop combo Convection oven Dual fuel Double oven Warming drawer In-counter steamer In-counter fryer Built-in fridge Standard refrigerator Separate freezer Other
What small appliances will you be using in your kitchen? Toaster Toaster oven Coffeepot Espresso machine Blender Bread machine Crock-pot Electric wok Electric pan Electric grill Can opener Rice cooker Other__________
Which items will need special storage? Cookbooks China Decorative items Holiday items Spices Plastic Breadboard Breadbox Glassware Cutlery Linens Baking pans Vegetables Wine/bottles Other___________
Do you recycle? If so were do you want to store them?
Using the key below, mark where you would prefer to store the following items: C= countertop U= upper cabinet B= bottom cabinet S= shelf/bookcase P= pantry O= other than kitchen ___Small appliances ___Baking Supplies ___Boxed goods ___Canned goods ___Dishes ___Fruits/Vegetables(non-refrigerated) ___Glassware ___Paper/plastic wraps ___Pet food ___Pots ___Pans ___Recycled items ___Spices ___Other____________ ___Other_____________ ___Other____________ ___Other_____________
How often does your family eat in the following rooms: _____% Kitchen Specify:___Table ___Counter _____% Dining room _____% Den/Family room _____% Other __________
Please describe how you entertain. Family/Friends __Formal __Informal __Large groups __Small groups Holidays __Formal __Informal __Large groups __Small groups Business __Formal __Informal __Large groups __Small groups
Choose one of the following statements that best describes how you like to entertain: ___I prefer to hire caterers so that I can enjoy my guests in a separate room. ___I prefer to be in the kitchen preparing the meal while my guests are in a separate room ___I prefer to have my guests nearby with open space so I can easily chat with them as I cook ___I prefer to have my guests sit in the kitchen with me as I cook or clean up ___I like my guests to help me in the kitchen.
If you are replacing your cabinets, what type of materials and finish do you like? Wood types:_______________________________________ ___Stained ___Painted ___Paint or Stain wash ___ Painted mixed with Stained ___Laminate ___Other _______________
What cabinet door styles would you like? Plain smooth surface Raised panels Recessed panels Arched panels Glass-inset Other_____________
If Replacing countertops, which type would you select? Tile Solid Surface Granite Granite tile Concrete Butcher Block Laminate Other___________
What type of backsplash would you choose? Tile Solid Surface Stainless steel Same as countertop Other___________
What type of flooring material would you select? Tile Tile laminate Wood laminate Hardwood Granite Limestone Slate Sheet vinyl Heated floor Other___________
List colors and color combinations that you may like to use in the design of your new kitchen: Walls? Ceilings? Floor? Cabinets? Counters? Appliances? Hardware?