Readers will find an expert guide through the kitchen remodeling jungle in The Kitchen Consultant. This book contains the wisdom of seasoned kitchen remodeling contractor Herrick Kimball and the input of more than two dozen kitchen consultants from across the U.S. Readers will find advice on design, products, prices, suppliers, contractors and work specifications. Written in an engaging, conversational style with friendly, rendered drawings, this book makes the kitchen remodeling process flow smoothly. Helps readers: -- Decide how much remodeling they can do for themselves and what to leave to the professionals. -- Determine the cost vs. payback of a kitchen remodel in home resale value. -- Save money by avoiding common kitchen remodeling pitfalls. -- Choose the best appliances for a budget and compare common kitchen materials. -- An informative resource for the homeowner and a valuable reference for the professional.