Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom can be overwhelming for any homeowner. Many choose to bring in a specialized professional to make accurate measurements, suggest proper materials and design a functional, safe and cost-efficient space that specifically reflects the homeowner's taste and lifestyle. If you go that route, do your research. Meet with several designers or dealers in your area and trade ideas and suggestions. Make sure they're qualified for your needs, and ask to see past projects or a portfolio. Here are seven things to look for in a professional:
How do you know if a designer is qualified for your project? Many NKBA professionals are certified kitchen or bath designers. All NKBA certification programs require extensive professional experience and education. If you prefer a certified kitchen or bathroom designer, following is a list of designer designations you can look for:
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