Kitchen remodeling is a great way to give your home a new look and to enhance its resale value. Between preparing meals, doing the resulting dishes (or loading the dishwasher if you are lucky enough to have one), and entertaining our families, many of us spend a considerable amount of time in the kitchen. In many ways, they truly are the heart of the home.
Remodeling your kitchen can give you new inspiration and also make preparing meals easier, especially if you add conveniences like dishwashers, garbage disposals, and food prep areas. Moreover, because of the high concentration of appliances in use, kitchen renovating can be a great way to help make your house more energy efficient. Replacing older appliances will not only save you money, but it is also friendlier for the environment.
Here in Grand Rapids, Michigan, there are a number of great kitchen contractors. If you are thinking of renovating your kitchen, give one of the following companies a call to discuss kitchen design and to get an estimate:
Standard Kitchens– Standard Kitchens has five different locations in Grand Rapids and an impressive number of kitchen remodeling ideas. Their showroom is packed full of samples and their staff is both knowledgeable and helpful. Additionally, they occasionally run promotions that allow you to upgrade your kitchen for a flat-rate. At the time of this writing, they were running a special featuring new cabinets and new countertops for just under $2,000 (the price includes installation). Their website has a handy online gallery of different kitchen options as well as a helpful guide to kitchen remodeling.
Avalon Building Concepts – Avalon Building Concepts offers kitchen remodeling as part of their greater offerings that include roofing and windows. This makes them an attractive option for kitchen remodeling in Grand Rapids if your renovation will require extensive work, such as cutting out a wall to put in a sliding door. They offer the typical slate of kitchen remodeling options with kitchen design assistance, cabinetry, and countertops. In addition, they also do flooring. They provide free estimates and can also work with you to secure bank financing for your kitchen remodeling project. All work has a lifetime warranty. You can reach them at 616-723-0150.
JBJ Builders Inc. – JBJ Builders Inc. is another great kitchen contractor in Grand Rapids, especially if you are considering an addition in your kitchen. In addition to remodeling work-which includes all the usual services such as cabinetry and countertops-JBJ Builders builds new homes, making them a good option if you want to add extra space to your kitchen. Call them at 616-862-8778 for a free at-home consultation.
Kitchen Solvers – Kitchen Solvers is a national chain that has local franchises across the country, including a location in the Grand Rapids area. For kitchen remodeling ideas, Kitchen Solvers extensive website is quite helpful. It offers a number of helpful pages covering its core focus-kitchen design, new cabinetry, countertops, and refinished cabinetry. In addition, the website has a helpful online kitchen design tool. The company claims that it can complete most projects in 2-5 days and says its core values are “Timeliness,” “Technology,” and “Trust.” They can be reached at 616-863-1003 and will provide a free in-home consultation and estimate.
Affordable Renovation – Affordable Renovation is a fully licensed and insured remodeling contractor in Grand Rapids. They have considerable experience remodeling kitchens and highlight a number of examples of their work on their website. Additionally, as a general contractor, they also have examples of their other remodeling projects-for example bathrooms and basements-so that you can get a good sense of the quality of their work. You can reach them via phone at 616-318-3527.
This list of kitchen contractors in Grand Rapids will get you started on the process of remodeling your kitchen. As with any building project, it is helpful to get multiple quotes and to ask for additional referrals from your friends and family.