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Kitchen Remodel: When To DIY And When To Hire A Pro

Finally deciding to remodel your kitchen is easy. The hard part is figuring out where to start. RTA cabinets make the prospect of a quality new kitchen affordable, and give you the option of assembling and installing your cabinets yourself. For the DIY lover, this is probably a dream come true. But for others, thoughts of unassembled kitchen cabinets and installing kitchen cabinets may sound more like a nightmare. Comfort levels vary, but The RTA Store is here to help you every step of the way — from our free kitchen design tool that gives you a custom layout, photorealistic renderings, and an itemized list of what you need and what it all costs, to our detailed instructions and the highest level of customer service possible. We understand how important it is to know that if you have a question or problem, there is someone who is available to help you.


If you want to save money with ready to assemble cabinets (or even pre-assembled cabinets), but you’re still on the fence about installing kitchen cabinets yourself, here are some tips to help you decide when to DIY and when to hire a pro.


When to DIY

Some portions of a kitchen remodel can easily be tackled by even the beginner do it yourselfer, such as:


  • French Vanilla Glaze - The RTA StorePutting a fresh coat of paint on the walls.



  • Updating light fixtures.



When to Hire a Pro

Some portions of a kitchen remodel require a bit of expert assistance, such as:


  • Tribeca Shaker - The RTA StoreRunning new electrical wiring.


  • Reconfiguring a kitchen layout, and relocating appliances.


  • Cutting and installing a Granite countertop.


  • Putting in wood flooring.


Whether you choose pre-assembled cabinets or ready to assemble cabinets is entirely up to you. Either way, The RTA Store has a huge selection of beautiful, top-quality cabinets to fit any budget. Feel free to browse our blog, were you’ll find hundreds of articles about how to save money on your remodel, DIY tips, fresh new looks, and more!


If you decide RTA Cabinets are the way to go, assembling them probably is not as difficult as you might think. Like we said earlier, if have a question or run into a problem, we are here to help! Contact one of our knowledgeable designers 24/7 at [email protected]. Or, if you'd just like to ask a question, email us anytime at [email protected] or give us a call. While visiting our site, you can also check out our helpful Measuring Guide, and scan through our Kitchen Cabinet Glossary for commonly used terms and what they mean, to get help you on the path to your beautiful new dream kitchen.



At The RTA Store we help make your dream kitchen a reality with RTA (Ready To Assemble) and Pre-Assembled kitchen cabinets, and accessories with the same (if not better) quality you would find at any retail store but for a fraction of the price. Stop by our website or give us a call and let us make your kitchen dreams come true with the help of our free kitchen design tool!