Planning Guide

Each home improvement project involves your entire family. Decisions related to design, functionality, efficiency and convenience of your kitchen do not come easy and involve detailed analysis of many family issues.  This is the planning guide we use to help DOM’s team of designers to prepare recommendations for our meeting with you.

 

General Information:

Name
Address
City
State
Zip
Home Phone
Work Phone
Fax

New Home Address:

City
State
Zip

Builder Name (if applicable)

Contact Name
Phone
Fax

Architect Name (if applicable)

Contact Name
Phone
Fax

Interior Designer (if applicable)

Contact Name
Phone
Fax

Family members:

Children Age:              Male / Female
Age:              Male / Female
Age:              Male / Female
Age:              Male / Female
Adults Age:              Male / Female
Age:              Male / Female
Age:              Male / Female
How long do you plan on living in the home you are remodeling/building?
Where does your family eat its meals?
Where will your family eat after you remodel/build?
What other activities will take place in your new kitchen?
After your remodel/build will you entertain frequently? Yes / No
If Yes… What is your entertainment style? Formal / Informal
Do you have large or small gatherings? Large / Small
Do your guests help you in the kitchen when you entertain? Yes / No
How often do you shop?
If you buy in bulk, do you require storage in the kitchen for all or most of these items? Yes / No

Cooking Style:

Who is the primary cook?
Is the primary cook right or left handed? Right / Left
How tall is the primary cook?
What is the primary cook’s cooking style?
What does the primary cook prefer?
Does the primary cook have any physical limitations? Yes / No
If yes, please explain?
Is there a secondary cook? Yes / No
Is the secondary cook right or left handed? Right / Left
How tall is the secondary cook?
Do the secondary and primary cook prepare meals together? Yes / No
What are the secondary cook’s responsibilities?
Does the secondary cook have any physical limitations? Yes / No
If yes, please explain?

Design and Style:

Have you created a scrapbook of notes, photos, and ideas that you would like to use in your new kitchen? Yes / No
If a design could be greatly improved, would you be willing to make structural changes? (i.e. moving windows, doors, and walls) Yes / No
What do you like about your current kitchen?
What do you dislike about your current kitchen?
Do you require a recycling center in your kitchen? Yes / No
If Yes… How many items do you need to sort?
What is your style preference for your new kitchen?

Time and Budget:

When would you like to begin your project?
When would you like your project completed?
If you are building, is the kitchen in your contract? Yes / No
Do you have a budget for this project? Yes / No
If yes, what is your budget? $