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Dee Hurst-Funk is the Chief Kitchen Designer and CFO of Kountry Kraft – Custom Cabinets -

Does this scenario sound familiar to you?  You’ve spent the holidays entertaining family and friends, frustrated with your kitchen, struggling with your lack of storage, food preparation area, and serving space.  Now that it’s a new year – you are making good on your resolution to treat yourself to a new kitchen.  You find yourself on the internet searching Design My Kitchen – baffled with the options before you and ready to give up.

Planning a new kitchen can be an intimidating process.  You may know what you need but may not be aware of the universe of possibilities that will allow you to truly maximize your space and take advantage of all the latest advancements in cabinetry and appliances.  Trying to teach yourself everything you need to know can be a recipe for failure.  If you find yourself wondering how to know what style of wood to choose, or what finishes will accomplish the look you wish to achieve, solicit the help of a talented kitchen designer.

Certified kitchen designers make your kitchen redesign easier for you.  They can simplify the planning process and guide you carefully through the steps necessary to build the kitchen of your dreams.  They are knowledgeable about all of the options available to you, and can help you decide on the cabinets, finishes, layout, and options that best fit within your budget, and match the design of your home.

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Kitchen designers will develop the best possible layout using the latest in state-of-the-art kitchen planning software. They will manage all of the details behind the scenes – such as electrical needs, plumbing, carpentry, flooring, hardware, and more – to help bring your kitchen together as you have imagined.   They will truly design the space – so it is not only functional but a beautiful addition to your home.  They are trained professionals – with many hours of continuing education behind the designs they create.

You may be intimidated at the process of finding a designer, but it truly is simple.  Search for a reputable designer in your area either by asking your friends for references, or using the tools available to you on Houzz to find a professional in your area.  Make an appointment to see some of their designs, ask them for references and read reviews on Google+ or Houzz.  At Kountry Kraft we believe we have the most talented group of designers available – visit our dealer locator to find a dealer near you to get on your way to your new kitchen today!

Dee Funk January 13, 2016