5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Remodel Both Practical and Beautiful

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Remodel Both Practical and Beautiful
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    Many homeowners remodel their kitchen to make it more usable or more attractive, but you can do both by planning the renovation to optimize kitchen functionality while enhancing its appeal.

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Here are five ways to increase your kitchen’s practical and aesthetic value.

Increase Workspace

Since the kitchen is a major working area of the home, adequate space is needed to prepare food, cook and serve it, and clean up. Build in updated or expanded counter space for prep and surface storage of everyday basics like bread, flour, tea, or coffee.

Replacing larger appliances with apartment size versions if there are just one or two people living at home will free up more space for adding counters and possibly an island for mixing, sorting, and prep work.

Putting an extra window in the kitchen or opening it up to another room can completely transform the space. You’ll spend a lot of time in the kitchen, make sure that you want to spend that time there.

Organize Storage Space

Install a food pantry if space permits. A stand-alone unit will help if you cannot build one into the wall. If not, you could add shelving on open walls or below the counters for extra storage.

Larger or additional cupboards may be possible in addition to or instead of the kitchen cupboards you now have. Add pull-out shelves under the sink below the island counter space. The space itself will help determine what your storage needs are.

Overhaul Key Elements

Stoves with unusable burners or a broken dishwasher should be replaced. Look for energy-efficient appliances, which might make you eligible for a tax break, as well as saving your money on your electricity bill.

While shopping for trendy styles, look for designs that are simple, yet effective, and perhaps even save space. New light-colored flooring might make the room appear larger, while an updated lighting fixture can brighten the entire room.

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Add Thematic Accents

Update the kitchen window treatments for a fresh, clean look that flows with the other renovation aspects. Potted plants in the window sill or on a shelf can add to the natural look of the remodeling design or offer tranquility. Area rugs in colors that brighten the floor may be desirable.

Traditional appliance colors or a more contemporary design in stainless steel can give your kitchen an updated appearance. The kitchen is a perfect place to add a splash of color. Paint a wall to contrast or compliment the rest of the room. Get a colorful appliance to draw the key.

Coordinate with Your Home’s Decor

Kitchen remodeling décor should be selected to fit with the home’s decorating scheme. Choose colors, styles, and elements that connect your remodeled kitchen to the rest of the house rather than making it completely unique and different.

While your kitchen can be distinctive, it should be part of the whole-house design. You can consult with interior designers, contractors, and other experts to see how the remodel can fit into the rest of your home. And don’t forget to share your thoughts to make your kitchen remodel practical.

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Renovating your kitchen is an exciting opportunity to develop its potential while adding new features and removing outdated ones. Focus on maximizing workspace and storage while bringing out the kitchen’s natural beauty. If you think of your home holistically and incorporate vibrant colors along with a practical layout, your home is sure to benefit from the remodel.

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