Often in life, there are times when a change is needed. A change in hairstyle, a change in scenery, a change in daily habits and routines, or a change within your home. Kitchen remodels are wonderful opportunities for a metamorphosis, seeing as so much time is spent in these areas. It is a space for connecting with friends and family, and for nurturing your body.
We have composed a list of kitchen remodeling tips to help you get inspired and get started. Happy renovating!
Plan, Plan, Plan
Determine your budget and your priorities; what assets to your remodel are fixed and what are flexible? Allow a minimum of six months to begin planning and give yourself some leeway in time. If you have a set date that you want your remodel finished by, allow yourself some wiggle room a few weeks before then. Speak with professional contractors for quotes to fit within your budget.
Increase your storage space within your kitchen. With inventions such as pull-out shelves, stacked shelves and more, it is easy and cost-effective to incorporate storage in a modern fashion. You could also revamp your tired cabinets by getting a company like N-Hance of Mid-Potomac to refinish them for you, This way, they won’t look out of place next to the new shelving and features you install. Of course, if you need even more space in your kitchen for a dining table or something similar, you could always look at costing a kitchen extension too. That could give homeowners a lot more space in their kitchen for storage. When getting an extension done, it’s always best to contact some local structural engineers to ensure the extension is completed safely. For those living in London, it could be a good idea to contact these London Engineers to see if they could help you with your kitchen extension. For those not living in London, there should be some structural engineers in your local area that can help you.
Add a Pop of Color
Contrasting colors are your best friends when it comes to kitchen remodels. Pick a neutral tone and a striking tone that look bold together. Color palettes are endless on Pinterest; get searching!
Let There Be Light
Lighting choices make big waves of change at a lower cost. Overhead lighting brightens up your space, and under-cabinet lighting adds that extra contemporary pizzazz your kitchen remodel needs. Many argue that artificial lighting, when coupled with natural lighting, can add a little extra to your kitchen, giving your cooking space a warm and comfortable feel while you’re preparing a delicious meal for yourself and your family. If that sounds good, an electrical lighting service similar to Safe and Sound Electric (safeandsoundelectric.com/troubleshooting/) could be what you need to help with your lighting needs. While artificial light helps to give your home a warm glow, natural light helps to make your home seem more inviting. Natural light can really help revitalise a space and double glazed windows like the ones here doorwins.com/upvc-double-glazing-windows-and-doors-london could transform the space from dark and cramped to light, airy, and open. Get creative with your options.
The most important aspect of a kitchen is the countertop! It is where you spend your time cooking and cleaning. It is essential to pick a countertop material that is not only gorgeous, but easy to maintain. Quartz slabs are highly recommended for their strength and durability as well as simplicity of preservation. Mr. Tom’s Countertops has over 1,200 slabs in-stock ready for delivery and installation, and is SLO County’s largest quartz inventory. Visit MrTomsCountertops.com or call 805-466-8453 for more information.