Before you start on your kitchen remodel here are some top decisions to make.
Cabinets: If you are changing the layout of your existing kitchen, you will need to discuss how to maximize the area best for storage and most importantly convienence for you and your family. Choosing to resurface, restain or completely install new cabinets is another important factor. Depending if your cabinets are in great condition you may cut cost by choosing to resurface them.
Flooring: There are many options available for flooring in the market like ceramic tile, carpet, vinyl, hardwood floors and laminate. When deciding on the material options consider the style, function, and cost.
Countertops: Like flooring there are a wide variety of material and price points. Your options could be tile, solid surface, natural stone (granite, marble) and engineered stone like concrete and quartz. Not only consider the style and cost but the maintenence that some countertops have like marble or any natural stone that can stain over time. Weign your pros and cons for countertop choices before commiting.
Fixtures & Appliances: Dont forget to think of the "accessories" of the kitchen; the fixtures and appliances. Different types of kitchen lighting available, including under cabinet lighting, track lighting, recessed lights, and hanging pendant light fixtures. These little details can tie in the kitchen remodel and complete the style you were aiming for.