Should I Remodel My Kitchen?

For many homeowners, moving forward with kitchen renovations is a weighty decision. You might be asking yourself, “Should I remodel my kitchen?” and end up debating the topic with family members repeatedly for months.

At Benchmark Home Improvements, we want to emphasize that different homes have varying needs. We understand that you cannot make decisions based on what other households do. We can help you evaluate your household’s kitchen space and decide whether a renovation makes sense based on your family’s needs.

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Lee Veader is the owner and founder of Benchmark Home Improvements. Lee and his wife Meoghan have four amazing children, Lee Jr, Ian Veader, Maisie and Madison. Watching them grow has been such a joy for Lee and Meoghan. Family is of the utmost importance to Lee. He’s raised his family with the core values of honesty, truth and integrity. These are the same values in which he’s built his business on.

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman

“Team Benchmark” is a safe and fun team of like minded people that enjoy practicing the owners core values and his passion to follow through on his commitment to his clients. This amazing company culture has earned Lee Veader and Benchmark Home Improvements the honor of receiving the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics. With over a 95% client satisfaction rate and over 300 five star reviews, Lee prides himself in establishing trust and his commitment to customer service.

Most Crucial Factors to Consider before Remodeling Your Kitchen


Purchasing power plays an integral role in any homeowner’s decision to move forward with renovations. After all, all renovations require an investment, but it might not cost as much as you think.

When you begin to consider a kitchen renovation, avoid setting your budget at random. Instead, shop around for quotes and estimates to get a good idea of how much renovations cost. Afterward, you can honestly evaluate how much you feel comfortable spending.


Some homeowners underestimate the time it takes to remodel their kitchen space. Yes, installing a new set of tiles should not take more than a few days. However, medium-scale projects that involve installing new fixtures, appliances, flooring, water lines, and electrical systems can take several months.

However, this doesn’t mean you have to be home all the time during the renovation. Some homeowners choose to relocate temporarily, while other simply choose to spend more time outside their home during the remodeling team’s working hours.

Household Size

A tight, stuffy kitchen not only feels uncomfortable but also poses a safety risk. Your kitchen contains several hazardous items and appliances like knives, stoves, and gas tanks—which you need to tuck away in safe locations.

To maximize your kitchen space, the remodeling team can help you rearrange the fixtures, switch to space-saving appliances, and utilize every inch of the room. Doing so should free up sufficient space for the entire family.


Determine why you want to renovate your home. Those who plan on selling their property can focus on creating an inexpensive, practical plan that will drive up home value.

Meanwhile, families that want to upgrade or modernize their living space without extending their budget can prioritize practicality and cost-efficiency. On the other hand, homeowners who want to create a designer kitchen can follow custom-made designs tailored to suit their style.

Return on Investment (ROI)

Consult with our contractors to assess how you can quickly get a ROI on your newly renovated kitchen. Overall, the key lies in securing customized plans that improve aesthetics while maximizing efficiency.

Existing Appliances

Remodeling your kitchen presents a unique opportunity to invest in more efficient appliances that your family depends on regularly. For example, large families might want to get a modern, efficient dishwasher to save time, water, and electricity when cleaning up after every meal. These upgrades not only improve quality of life but also help you save on electricity.

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If you have been asking, “Should I remodel my kitchen?” for months now, schedule a consultation with us at Benchmark Home Improvements. Our knowledgeable contractors will create a new design to make your cooking space more appealing, functional, and comfortable. Contact us today at (603) 262-1147.