Our Kitchen Services
Kitchen Backsplash Installation
One of the simplest ways to add personality and style to your kitchen is by installing a backsplash. Whether you want to go with a classic subway tile look or something more unique and colorful, a new backsplash can transform the entire feel of your kitchen. Plus, a backsplash can offer practical benefits by protecting your walls from moisture and damage. With professional installation, you can expect a long-lasting and beautiful addition to your kitchen.
Cabinet Installation & Repair
Cabinets are an essential part of any kitchen, and you want them to be both functional and stylish. If you're looking to remodel your kitchen, new cabinets can completely change the look and feel of the space. Professional installation can ensure a proper fit and finish for your cabinets, while repair services can help restore damaged cabinets to their former beauty.
Countertop Installation & Repair
Countertops are another significant element of any kitchen, and they endure a lot of wear and tear. Whether you're in the market for new countertops made from natural stone or durable materials like quartz, professional installation can ensure that you're getting a secure and long-lasting addition to your kitchen. Beyond installation, countertop repair services can help fix chips, stains, or damage to keep your counters looking new.
Custom Kitchen Islands
If you have space in your kitchen and are looking for a way to improve functionality and flow, a custom kitchen island can be a great addition. From providing additional workspace to housing appliances and seating, a well-designed kitchen island can breathe new life into your kitchen environment. A professional team can help you design and install a custom kitchen island that fits your unique needs and seamlessly integrates with your existing kitchen layout.
Tile Installation & Repairs
Tiles offer a versatile and long-lasting solution for kitchen floors and walls, and tile installation and repair services can help you maintain a beautiful and functional kitchen. From protecting your walls from water damage to creating visual interest in your flooring, new tile installation can transform your kitchen. On the other hand, tile repair services can fix chips, cracks, and other issues to keep your tiles in tip-top shape.
Frequently asked questions about Kitchen Repairs & Remodels
What are the most costly repairs in kitchen renovation?
Your kitchen's biggest expenses depend on the scope of the project. For example, you can save significantly on labor costs if you're just upgrading your cabinets and hardware versus completely overhauling the layout or adding an extension to the house. That being said, the most expensive elements tend to be cabinets, countertops, and appliances, which can eat up 30-40% of your total budget. On the other hand, smaller ticket items like paint, light fixtures, and backsplashes tend to be more affordable, but can still make a huge difference in the look and feel of the space.
What should I budget for a kitchen renovation?
As noted, the total cost of your kitchen renovation will depend on the extent of the project. However, a good rule of thumb is to allocate between 10-15% of your home's overall value for any home improvement projects, including kitchen repairs.
What are the 3 tips for kitchen renovation?
Tip #1: Prioritize function over form - Have a clear idea of how you use your kitchen and what you need in terms of storage space, prep areas, and cooking equipment. Work with a contractor or designer to create a layout that maximizes functionality first, and then add in decorative elements second.
Tip #2: Consider your lighting needs - Lighting is key when it comes to creating a warm and inviting kitchen. Make sure you have enough task lighting for cooking, as well as mood lighting for entertaining. Don't forget to incorporate natural light if you can!
Tip #3: Don't overlook the details - Small details like cabinet hardware and a well-chosen backsplash can really elevate the overall look of your kitchen. Take the time to choose materials and colors that complement your existing decor and make your kitchen feel cohesive.
Contact us online or give Mr. Handyman of Grayslake and Glenview for any kitchen repairs or remodels.