Tips for Choosing a Kitchen Designer

by Susan Cioffi 10/20/2019

Some homeowners find it puzzling when faced with the task of choosing a kitchen designer. Whether you are doing a major kitchen renovation or updating the outdated decor, a kitchen designer can be your best friend. 

You can hire a kitchen designer for tips and assistance with things like paint color lighting, decor, space planning, etc. Little or big, design mistakes can be very costly, to be on the safe side, it is important that you meet with a couple of kitchen designers to choose the one that will work best with you. So what do you want in a kitchen designer? We’ve put together some tips to help you make the right choice.

A good designer will make your words come to life

When discussing with a designer, he should be able to create a mental picture in his head and be willing to show your 3-D visuals of what he is going to create for you.

A good designer has a sound knowledge of construction

If you want a kitchen that will wow you, then the designer must have a sound background of architectural, drafting and construction. The persons should boast good knowledge and a considerable amount of experience of buildings and kitchen trends. Also, the sound designers will provide you his credentials to back their claim.

A good designer knows who make the best product 

A professional interior designer should be able to provide you with the right appliances and best products for your kitchen. He/she will know a reliable appliance firm and durable cabinets producers.

A good designer has years of experience 

 You’re making a substantial financial investment in your home so it will make sense if you go for the oldies in the business. However, if a new Interior designer is having a steady flow of good reviews, you can consider.

A good designer is a good advisor

The best kitchen designers will give you advice, listen to all your ideas and answer all your question. They will ask you a question about your cooking style, budget, living space, and other kitchens need to make sure they create a kitchen that will make you happy.

If you want superb decor for your kitchen, hiring a kitchen designer is the way to go. Ask your local general contractor to either make a recommendation, or you can check online to find some in your area.

About the Author
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Susan Cioffi

My name is Susan Cioffi. I have been a Realtor for 15  years now. I pride myself in customer service. I have won the Diamond award for volume with my first brokerage, but also won the Customer Service award that same year, so I am very proud of that. I specialize as a Listing Agent,  Property Management, New Home Sales, Buyers, Waterfront, Rentals, Condo Conversions in the South Shore Area (Riverview, Apollo Beach, Lithia, Brandon, Gibsonton). I am active in the community and with the Riverview Chamber of Commerce. Awarded Volunteer of the year in 2007. Also giving to various charities. Each year we raise money to help homeless veterans in the area with their Christmas gift. Also give to Children's Miracle network all year with every closing I have.

Originally from Boston, we moved here over 16 years ago. It's hard to believe it's been that long. We miss family and friends but we love the Florida Lifestyle. I have been married for almost 31 years to my husband, Vin. I have two wonderful children, Vincent (29), and Christopher (23), and a dog, Bandit. Plus my first grandchild, Colton, who is 1 and 1/2.   I also have my mother that live right down the street from house, and my brothers are also close to us. We live in the great community of Lake St Charles.