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Designing Your Dream Kitchen-- What Should You Know?


So, you’ve decided that your current kitchen just does not meet your needs anymore. Maybe you’re expecting a new addition to the family. Maybe you’re starting to cook more at home and need more prep space. Maybe your family has started choosing your home for holidays and reunions.


Whatever it may be, you’ve decided it’s time to design a brand new kitchen. When preparing for the kitchen of your dreams, the anticipation and excitement can cause renovators to overlook small (but incredibly important) details. Lake Hallie Cabinets & Design can help you identify these details to ensure that your kitchen design project goes off without a hitch.


The first thing you should figure out is to determine what your “must haves” are. Do you need state-of-the-art appliances? Do you need a lot of storage or prep space for meals? Do you want a lot of natural light or doors that lead to an outdoor dining space? Make a list of what’s most important for you to have with this kitchen design. Compiling this list will also make it easier for you to figure out what you can afford to do with the budget you set.


With your “must haves” set, let’s determine budget next. Don’t just figure out a budget, though-- calculate a realistic budget. Often times, kitchen remodels go over budget and take longer than you expect. If your kitchen is in disarray, then you should also calculate money you’ll need for meals into your budget, too. Set your budget, and then compare it with your “must have” list. Is it doable in your budget? If not, some “must haves” might need to wait until a future date.


Once you’ve refined your “must have” list and have determined a budget (that also includes a cushion in case something goes wrong!), come to the Lake Hallie Cabinets & Design showroom. Our design experts work with you to determine other details for your kitchen design. When choosing cabinet styles and colors, countertops, flooring, and more, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Our team will help you determine which styles, colors, and materials will best suit your needs.


When you’re ready to set a start date for your kitchen remodel, let us know. Our partner company, C&E Wurzer Builders, has years of experience in building custom homes, as well as helping clients remodel certain rooms in a client’s home. Together, we’ll bring you the kitchen you’ve always dreamed about!


Have more questions about what you should expect when designing a new kitchen? We invite you to stop by our showroom:


Lake Hallie Cabinets & Design

 1750 Hallie Road

 Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-6522

Ph: (715) 839-9701

Store Hours:

Mon - Wed & Fridays: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
* Or by appointment.


We can’t wait to introduce you to the kitchen of your dreams!

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