Choosing a provider of kitchen cabinets San Marcos CA

Should we base our decision on ratings & reviews alone when choosing a company that installs kitchen cabinets San Marcos CA? That question should be addressed before you choose a service provider.

Many people take a look at ratings and reviews when buying a product or service. There is nothing wrong with that; Scandinavian Marble Design, for one, is a proponent of reading reviews ( and we mean reputable reviews) before making a purchase. Again, should you base your buying decision on ratings and reviews alone? Obviously, the answer is no. Here’s a compelling reason why:

Reviews can be deceiving

Unless you yourself are an expert at scrutinizing the list of criteria, which serves as basis used by review or rating agencies in the cabinet industry to rank companies, chances are, you might be misled by those ratings. The reason is that, such criteria used in evaluation might not be aligned with what you are looking for for a company that installs kitchen cabinets San Marcos CA. Take for instance, a kitchen cabinet installer that makes good cabinets can be perceived by rating agencies as not so reputable based on company size criterion. In other words, there are other factors that these rating agencies could miss to factor in.

Online ratings can be even more misleading since you are provided information on ratings (yes, just those yellow stars you see) but without giving details on the criteria.

What you should do instead

When choosing a company that provides kitchen cabinets installation, do your own review instead, to validate the findings/ratings given by those rating agencies. What you need to do to begin is to list down those companies that received favorable ratings from agencies and review sites. Then, counter check those prospects on criteria based on your unique requirements. For instance, those rating agencies, might have not included in their criteria the fact that certain companies serve either residential or commercial customer only – this can create an impact on your decision.

You might also need to consider items such as the length of time a kitchen cabinet company is in service, the types of materials used in their kitchen cabinets, the company’s accessibility to your location, among other things.

In a nutshell, when choosing a company, take time to read some reviews and ratings given by agencies, but be diligent enough to counter-check them, to make a scrutiny by yourself based on the criteria that is aligned to your needs, before you make a decision on which company to choose for your kitchen upgrade.

In need of kitchen cabinets San Marcos CA? Scandinavian Marble Design can help.

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Updating Your Bathroom Cabinets Is Well Worth The Cost

scandinavian marbleIn 2011, my family purchased an older home in the Rancho Bernardo area, although the house was in decent condition but the cabinetry in the kitchen and bathroom was horribly outdated and hard to look at. Unfortunately at the time we did not have the finances to justify an expensive remodel so we have been “tolerating” the retro style for a few years now.

A few weeks ago my husband gave me the go ahead to contact Scandinavian marble design and get a quote on the bathroom cabinetry- he said it was for our two year anniversary in the new house. I had been nagging him about getting Scandinavian marble to come in and renovate our bathroom for months now, after we had seen the work that they had done on our neighbor’s kitchen renovation. Of course- when I contacted them they immediately booked us in for a consultation and quote, so probably within the next few weeks we will be boasting about our stylish new bathroom cabinetry!

The reason why we chose to go with custom cabinetry for our bathroom renovation instead of buying a kit set from the Ikea even though it is quite a bit more expensive, is because we understand the value of true craftsmanship in the home. As a couple my husband and I are not exactly DIY kind of individuals, instead we prefer to hire skilled workers when we can because we want things done correctly and we prefer to purchase products that last. I won’t deny that we did look at some standard cabinetry that we could of installed ourselves before calling Scandinavian Marble Design, but the truth is nothing that we saw in store compared to the level of custom work that we saw in their showroom.

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It was also a bit of advice that I picked up from a real estate guru friend of mine that really convinced me to go with the custom order pieces. He informed me that homes that have been renovated with custom pieces (especially Scandinavian Marble work) typically were evaluated a little bit hirer then homes in Rancho Bernardo without any similar work done. This is because custom cabinet units that are manufactured with high-grade quality materials and which are properly installed by professionals can actually increase the appraised value of a home. An older house like ours with full bathroom and kitchen Reno complete could actually increase in value.

We are always trying to be savvy about our investments, so this little tidbit of information really helped to justify the extra cost of having custom work done in our home. The choice to use Scandinavian Marble, was pretty much a given because they have the best reputation for creating custom bathroom cabinetry work in all of the Rancho Bernando area. If you were thinking about renovating your home I would highly recommend their work!

Find Out How My Bathroom Cabinetry Turned Out