Lifestyle Questionnaire: Remodeling Your Kitchen
Take the kitchen lifestyle quiz to decide on a kitchen cabinet and countertop design that works best for you.
The type of meal preparation I prefer is:
A. Fancy dishes that wow my family and friends—I'm a budding gourmet
B. Lots of cooking and baking for my family—I love to try new recipes and be creative
C. Quick and easy meal preparation—I have a busy family
D. Take-out from my favorite restaurant—Cooking is not my forte
I prefer to entertain my guests:
A. In the kitchen—it's the center of activity
B. In the kitchen if it were nicer—it needs updating
C. In the living room—keeps guests out of my way
D. At a restaurant—entertaining is too stressful with all that cooking and cleaning
When thinking about remodeling my kitchen, I am:
A. Excited and enthusiastic about the whole process from beginning to end
B. A little nervous about my budget but excited to have something new
C. Dreading remodeling, but know it's worth it to achieve a beautiful kitchen
Cooking is a priority for me.
A. Very true
B. Mostly true
C. Somewhat true
D. Not at all true
I love to entertain and have friends in my home.
A. True, I always like having people over for dinner
B. True, but I'm embarrassed by my out-of-date kitchen
C. False, I prefer to go out to eat with family and friends
I enjoy taking care of my home.
A. I clean often and get satisfaction from it
B. I can never clean as thoroughly as I'd like
C. I want an organized, clutter-free home but cleaning is not my top priority
Mostly a's and b's – You love spending time in the kitchen. You'll need plenty of room to store cooking necessities, cook books and serving pieces. Focus on adding organization, storage and convenience items to your new kitchen.
Mostly b's and c's – You like to cook but do not always have the time. You like to entertain, but not in the kitchen because it's outdated. Look for items that are a good value, so you can have quality within your budget.
Mostly c's and d's – You want a beautiful kitchen even if you don't spend time in it. Emphasis should be placed on creating a good-looking kitchen with both storage options and decorative features.