8 Tips for Home Kitchen Remodel3 min read
Many homeowners take advantage of kitchen remodeling to increase their home’s value and buyer pool.
Kitchen remodels often sell a home quicker and at a higher price thanks to kitchen updates.
Homeowners looking to sell their home anytime soon, may want to first update their kitchen. It is generally a 100% return remodeling project, helping increase the interested home buyer pool and usually compete better in a tight housing market. Kitchen remodeling projects don’t have to cost mega investment dollars. With wise planning, homeowners can gain a return of $2-3 on every $1 invested. That means remodeling a kitchen can actually earn money. Not all home remodeling investments carry the same high return; however, kitchen remodels are one of the best places to start.
Flipping the TV quickly shows the many options for today’s trendy cooking shows. Homeowners are enamored with the idea of being culinary masters like never before. Where budgets and location allow for high-ended kitchen investments, upgrading to a professional-style kitchens may capitalize on the cooking craze. Small to medium kitchen investments are almost certainly paying off. Expensive kitchen remodels can also gain higher numbers of potential buyers and attractive returns when the homes sell – if the right home designer and updates were made and marketed well.
Homeowners can create a completely new look with an up-dated kitchen remodel, transforming the room from closed off to vibrant, mulch-functional, and inviting:
* Add a custom island. A granite and quartz counter-tops is a favorites of home chefs. Create proper working space and surfaces that are attractive, durable and popular.
* Install a back-splash using natural stone
* Adding fun storage extends your kitchen and makes it so much more useable
* Use a fun new painting technique on your cupboard. New paint says “fresh and clean” in an instant, and is one of the most cost effective improvements. Hiring a pro can make all the difference cutting in edges and gaining “wear and tear” length of life. For selling faster, consider a neutral color such as light tan – think of coffee with cream.
* Change up your cupboards. Add a glass front to showcase favorite dishes. Try attaching a thin veneer to the cabinet’s surface, replacing the doors, and add new hardware for a finished and fashioned look.
* Install a new kitchen sink with a stylish faucet head. Sleek stainless resists scratches and is easy to maintain.
* Updated kitchen appliances to later models with energy saving features
* Hardwood or Laminate Flooring
The length of time a homeowner should plan for the project to take will be determined by:
1) the extent of the project
2) having the right materials ordered and on hand on time
3) your remodelers availability – it is good to schedule your project with the flexibility of fitting into your contractor’s calendar.
A kitchen remodel should reflect the home’s style. Be sure to enlist a professional home designer when attempting to go “modern” in a traditional or historic home. Homeowners can successfully add to the home’s value when there is an excellent flow, are comfortable, functional, and maximize the available space in a stylish manner.
Using a home designer, whether you pay them just for their design expertise or to do the complete job, the money will be well-spent and homeowners save money in the end.
Today, the kitchen may be used for many facets of home life. Such as: a family gathering spot, meal-planning area, computer base for projects, and entertainment center-stage while hosting friends and family.