Family and Lifestyle
How Long do you plan on living in the home you are remodeling/building?
1 to 5 years
6 to 10 years
11 to 20 years
Number of family members?
living in my household.
Number and approximate ages of family members
Infants living in my household. Of which they are:
Young children living in my household. Of which they are:
Teens living in my household. Of which they are:
Adults living in my household. Of which they are:
If your family has young children, will they be using the kitchen Frequently?
Where does your family eat it meals?
Where will your family eat after you remodel/build?
Do you require a kitchen table or would you be willing to explore other options if a design could be improved?
A kitchen table is required.
A kitchen table is preferred but open to other options.
A kitchen table is not necessary,
What other activities will take place in your new Kitchen?
After you remodel/build will you entertain frequently?
Do you have
Do your guests help you in the kitchen when you entertain?
How do you shop?
For the week.
Buy in bulk and freeze.
For each meal.
Buy non-perishable items in bulk.
Do you require storage in the kitchen for this?
Who is the primary cook?
is the primary cook.
Is the primary cook right or left handed?
How tall is the primary cook?
The primary cook is
What is the primary cooks cooking style?
Quick & Simple Meals
Bringing Meals Home
What does the primary cook prefer?
No one else in the kitchen when preparing meals.
A helper in the kitchen when preparing meals.
Family or friends visiting during meal preparation.
Does the primary cook have any physical limitations?
If so, what type?
Is there a secondary cook?
How tall is the secondary cook?
The secondary cook is
Do the secondary and primary cooks prepare meals together?
What are the secondary cooks responsibilities?
Preparing side dishes.
Assist in preparing main course.
Does the secondary cook have any physical limitations?
If so, what type?
Design and Style
What are your color preferences for your new kitchen?
What are the colors you would not want in your new kitchen?
Have you created a scrapbook of notes, photos, and ideas that you would like to use in your new kitchen?
If a design could be greatly improved, would you be willing to make structural changes?
What do you like about your current kitchen?
What do you dislike about your current kitchen?
Do you require a recycling center in your kitchen?
I need to sort
Will you be keeping your current appliances?
What is your style preference for your new kitchen?
Time and Budget
When would you like to begin your project?
When would you like your project completed?
If you are building, is the kitchen in your contract?
Do you have a budget for this project?
If yes, how much?
Builder's Name (if applicable)
Architect Name (if applicable)
Interior Designer Name (if applicable)
Plan a location outside of the area where the remodeling is being done to act as your temporary kitchen.
Need area to store the cabinets needed to remodel. Consider garage,
basement, or extra room.
Remember you may need to move everything except the sink. Consider where your water source will be in relation to your temporary kitchen.
Utility utensils, such as can opener, bottle/wine opener, sharp knives, and microwavable dishes, toaster.
Keep the basics handy: butter Salt & pepper favorite spices.
Tell the kids you’re picnicking. Use paper plates & napkins as well as disposable silverware.
Cleaning supplies and dishtowels.
Decide in advance where you’d like the installers to store their tools.