Looking online, in catalogs and in show rooms of course will mean that you are looking at airbrushed and ‘ideal’ kitchen remodels that aren’t quite the real deal and maybe look a bit more slick than they will when they’re lived. If you like a friend’s kitchen then you can also use this opportunity to ask them how they find it – whether it’s practical and what they would do differently and this way you can improve on their kitchen design.
At the same time you should also look online and in show homes still because although these are nicely polished examples of kitchens, they nevertheless will show you more variations and options and help to give you ideas. At the same time this will help to give you more of an idea of price and that will help you to know what is and what isn’t within your budget.
You then need to choose your kitchen renovation company. Who it is who renovates your kitchen will dictate how it looks and what they’re capable of.