Home Renovation Series: Your Dream Kitchen
Home Renovation Series: Creating Your Dream Kitchen
The kitchen is known as the heart of a home. The tie to love and food shows in our desire to have our dream kitchens as it's the perfect place to not only show your love of cooking but also for socializing and entertaining guests.
Why is the kitchen is important? One of the top rooms that cause a buyer to fall in love with a home is the kitchen. Upgrading your kitchen is also known as one of the home upgrades projects you can do for a greater ROI especially if you are planning to sell in the future. Here's how you can update your dream kitchen that you will love and future buyers will also love.
Updating the cabinets and adding lightings
Rather than the classic maple or dark cabinets, choosing a lighter shade is a great option such as cream, beige or similar light shades. Lighting is known to help create an illusion of a bigger space so adding lightings to your kitchen or kitchen cabinets will give it an extended height and a bigger feel. Lighted cabinets can also be a great space to store precious keepsakes.
Remove the raised height counters
Almost every home that is older than five years old has a raised height kitchen counter. Removing the raised height counters will give you more space to cook and socialize. It also gives a bigger look to your kitchen.
Update your countertops
One of the cheapest ways to update your kitchen is by updating your countertops. Instead of using brown and black granite for your countertops, light or quartz countertops are a great option. Quartz is exceptionally durable. The resin included in quartz countertops is almost indestructible and a top choice for homebuyers of all culinary skill levels.
If you are updating your kitchen, quartz countertops are something to consider as buyers love them.
Selecting the backsplash
Updating your backsplash is also a great way to update your kitchen without breaking the bank. Your backsplash should bring all the elements and colors of your kitchen together. Looking at inspirations at Pinterest could help you in this part.
Some of the simple updates you can do in your kitchen would be updating fixtures such as the faucet, sink, new cabinet handles, etc.
Kitchens are the heart of the home where memories are created, nourishment is cultivated, and where people spend most of their time that's why having a home with a good kitchen is always a great option. Kitchens are known as one of the best places in your home to invest in. In fact, 80% of homebuyers list the kitchen as 1 of their top 3 most important spaces. That's why it's important to make sure that you are making the right choices when renovating your kitchen for a better return on investment or ROI.
Stay tuned for more tips on renovating and photos of the progress.