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"First, consider everything that you like about your current kitchen, as well as those things that you dislike. In order to improve upon your existing conditions, you must keep the general concept of those items that you like, and improve those that you don't."

Shad D. Johnsen, CKD
Owner & Principal Designer
Cabinetry Specialist

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Before pictures of a kitchen project emphasize the significant improvements that are made when a quality kitchen remodel occurs.

A. Storage Systems






1. Do your cabinets feature time-saving accessories such as roll-out shelves, divided drawers and lazy susans?
1. Do you like the shape of your sink?
2. Do your cabints have adjustable shelves?

2. Is the sink in good condition?

3. Is all the cabinet hardware in working order (hinges/drawers open)?
3. Based on the way you cook and the way your family uses the kitchen, is the sink conveniently located?
4. Is there enough cabinet shelf space?
4. Do you have a food waste disposal?
5. Do you have tall pantry storage in the kitchen?
5. Do you have a dishwasher?
6. Do you have a convenient storage spot for hand-held appliances?
6. Do you have a microwave oven, conveniently located?
7. Is all of the available wall and floor space used for organized storage?
7. Is your refrigerator/freezer large enough?
8. Is the cabinet door style and color up-to-date?
8. Based on the way you cook and the way your family uses the kitchen, is the refrigerator conveniently located?
9. Is the cabinet finish in good shape?
9. Do all of the elements/burners on your stove work?
10. Is there a place to sort recyclables?
10. Is the cooking surface easy to clean?
11. Based on the way you cook, are the oven and cooktop located where you want them?
12. Are all of your appliances a pleasant color?

B. Countertop



E. Major Surfaces



1. Is there enough counter space?
1. Is the flooring material easy to clean?
2. Is the counter space located where you need it?
2. Is the wall covering easy to clean?
3. Is the countertop material easy to keep clean?
3. Is the room aesthetically pleasing?
4. Is the countertop material undamaged and in good shape?
5. Is the counter color/pattern up to date?

C. Mechanical Elements



F. Room Orientation



1. Do you have task lighting above the countertop?

1. Does the kitchen relate to adjacent rooms the way you would like?

2. Is there an attractive light fixture in the eating area?
2. Is the view from the kitchen to the outside where you would like it to be?
3. Are the light switches located where you need them?
3. Is there a casual dining/conversion area in the room?
4. Do you have enough electrical outlets?
4. Is the kitchen arranged so that "people traffic" is directed away from the cook's activities?
5. Are the plumbing pipes free from leaks?
6. Is there a good ventilation system in the cooking center?
Rate Your Kitchen Checklist courtesty of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)

Celebrating 8 Years

Portrait Kitchens has been providing unequaled kitchen and bath design services for 8 years in St George, Utah, and Southern Nevada, and now Anchorage, Alaska. Thanks to our valued clients who made this possible.

Proud dealer of these fine products and much more:

Visit Starmark Cabinetry website for semi-custom and custom kitchen and bathroom cabinetry TurboChef speedcook ovens can cook a 12 pound turkey in 42 minutes. Thermador appliances from refrigeration to professional ovens.
Kohler is a high quality American plumbing manufacturer. Great quality luxury vinyl tiles for both commercial and residential use. Fisher & Paykel Appliances are simple and yet innovative for todays saavy homeowner.
High quality epoxy coated concrete countertops which are safe for food use. Zodiaq quartz surfaces by DuPont are non porous and beutiful. Daltile has all the tile you need for a space with character.
Gaggenau fine appliance company is a german appliance company who only manufacturers the best high-end appliances. Hertco frameless cabinetry in veneer and laminate doorstyles. Oreck vacuums and other fine cleaning products
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