Planning Guide

Speed was very important to our project. Not only did the designers at Kitchen décor complete the project on time, but it was done in a way that has given us complete peace of mind with regard to quality and durability."

- Mr. Ranjeet More
(M.D.Universal Construction Machinery & Equip)


To keep remodeling costs in check, you must plan ahead, be willing to compromise, and keep emotions out of the financial picture. Here are some suggestions.

Identify affordable alternatives that look like expensive products.

  • Many laminates and solid surfaces come in colors and patterns that resemble granite and other natural stone countertops.
  • Vinyl flooring, whether tiles or sheets, offer colors and patterns that look like travertine or other stone tile floor options.
  • Laminate floors that look like wood are much cheaper than real hardwood floors.
  • Reface or refinish existing cabinets instead of buying new ones.
  • Choose stock cabinets instead of semi-custom or custom. Most stock cabinetry lines offer more material, color and accessory choices these days.
  • Counter-depth refrigerators look like built-ins because they don't stick out  of cabinets, but cost nearly 50 percent less.