Section 1: Planning Tips

Your kitchen should reflect your lifestyle. Start by thinking about how you use your kitchen and what you need and want on a daily basis.

Section 2: Setting Budgets

Create a wish list, find out what's available and choose backup options.

Section 3: Kitchen Design & Layout

Add beauty and function with the top layouts, kitchen design ideas and lighting trends.

Section 4: Choosing Materials

Learn how to shop for materials and products that fit the goals of your kitchen remodel and get a realistic idea of the costs.

Section 5: Optimizing Storage

Don't just choose new cabinet, drawer and pantry organizers – choose the right ones.

Section 6: Hiring and Managing Pros

A kitchen renovation isn't for most weekend warriors. It can take weeks or months to complete and might involve a general contractor, designers, plumbers or even architects.