Kitchen Designer

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Kitchen Design Service

March 2015

When hiring and working with a Kitchen Designer, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Kitchen Designer commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Kitchen Designer? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Kitchen Design Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Kitchen Designer - FAQ

Q How do I get good Kitchen Design Service work at a fair price?

A First, decide on ALL product / service options. Compile a list of work and quality requirements. Have at least 2 qualified pros complete detailed bids on the work. Use a written contract that ties payment to verifiable results.

Q What should I expect to pay for Kitchen Design Service?

A Most Kitchen Design Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Kitchen Designer ranges from $59 to $89 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Kitchen Designer.

Q Do I need to use a licensed Kitchen Designer for my job?

A You should use a licensed Kitchen Designer for any work that exceeds $500. To check a Kitchen Designer's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to check license status and history by the name of the business or individual.

Q Should I use an insured Kitchen Designer for my project?

A Your Kitchen Designer should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Kitchen Designer should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.

Q Does my Kitchen Designer need to be bonded?

A A bond is generally not required for Kitchen Design Service.

Kitchen Designer - Common Projects

A Kitchen Designer can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Kitchen Design Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:


Kitchen Designer - Finding and Hiring

Hire a trustworthy Kitchen Designer

Are you considering spending more than $250 with a Kitchen Designer? If so, it is important to find a Kitchen Designer matched to your quality and value expectations - and not simply hire someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence.

The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair agreement.

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