It’s a well known fact that as far as return on your investment goes, the kitchen is the smartest place to crack open your wallet and splurge for a renovation. The kitchen is one of the most universally used spaces in the home, which is why a newly renovated kitchen can increase your home’s market value and make it more attractive to potential buyers. Now, more than ever, we’re seeing a rise in popularity of the custom-built kitchen versus its factory-built counterpart, largely based on an increased focus on user friendliness for the homeowner.
Bloomsbury Kitchens and Fine Cabinetry specializes in locally manufactured, bespoke custom kitchens. Creating your Bloomsbury kitchen starts with the crucial design process. You work directly with a designer to lay out the principal features of the kitchen such as floor plan and appliance selection. A needs analysis is used to explore exactly which kitchen characteristics are best suited to your specific likes, dislikes and needs. A custom kitchen allows you to mix and match materials or even go totally eco-friendly if you desire! You also have the freedom to invest in fine details that can be very attractive to prospective buyers later on. “Each client is different and each job has a different set of variables. Our priority is listening to our clients and observing their reactions in order to come up with a kitchen concept that’s truly a custom-fit.” says Rhonda Thorton, co-owner of Bloomsbury.
Following the design stage, evolving technology has made it possible for the homeowner to view 3D renderings of their prospective kitchen. At this stage, desired tweaks can be made to the design prior.
The prebuilt and building phases are perhaps the most exciting part of the custom build process, as they are the culmination of months of meticulous hard work and planning. Bloomsbury makes all their custom cabinetry from North American birch plywood lumber that is formaldehyde-free and special touches are handcrafted to create a kitchen that is unique to your style and needs.
The final pieces are then expertly installed in your home but that’s not the end of your experience! Bloomsbury clients also receive a complimentary checkup one year after the initial install and a five-year Peace of Mind Warranty to ensure your custom kitchen is absolutely perfect for years to come!
Text by Zakiya Kassam