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6 Practical Kitchen Renovation Tips

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 06 May 2014 23:58

Kitchen renovation has two simple goals. The first goal is to make cooking and food storage easier and more efficient, while the second goal is to make your kitchen look more beautiful and cleaner. So if you're planning to renovate your kitchen some time soon, here are 6 kitchen renovation tips for you to remember.

1. Buy High Quality Items

Whether it's tiles for your floor or new countertops, you can't put a price on quality materials. Quality materials determine the durability of every part of your cabinet, your countertops, your floor tiles and almost everything else around your kitchen. They also work efficiently, and don't have the same flaws that low quality items possess. For example, low quality drawers made from particleboard are not only less durable than other drawers, they're also difficult to open at times.

2. Choose Your Countertops Wisely

Countertops are important in defining your kitchen aesthetics. A couple of popular examples include White-Carrara Marble and Limestone. Furthermore, countertops should not only be durable, they should also match the aesthetics of your floor tiles, cabinets and kitchen wall. So if you're going to renovate your kitchen tiles and walls, be sure to renovate your kitchen countertops as well.

3. Choose A Good Island for Your Kitchen

Choosing a new island for your kitchen is another important aspect of kitchen renovation. Your new island will not only affect the aesthetics of your kitchen, it can also affect the amount of space available. Because of this, you should avoid putting large, bulky cubes in the middle of your kitchen. Instead, you should choose something that looks open and airy, preferably something that compliments your other kitchen appliances.


4. Make Sure That Your New Kitchen is Low Maintenance

If you have a lot of money to spend on your kitchen renovations, it's important that you don't get carried away. Furnishing your kitchen with a lot of expensive materials and appliances will only make it more difficult to maintain. For example, slate, tumbled marble and terra-cotta, are difficult materials to clean and, in the case of marble, easily damaged. So if you're going to buy new items for your kitchen, look for options which are a little easier to replace.

5. Choose Simplicity

Large and expensive kitchen appliances are only good if you're planning to add more space to your kitchen. If not then stick to something simpler and smaller. For example, buying a commercial quality stainless steel sink is a lot smarter than buying something that costs thousands of dollars and features a lot of unnecessary gadgets.

6. Add A Few Accessories

Finally, a few accessories can help personalize your kitchen. One way to do this is to get a unique furniture or cabinet and integrate it into the overall design of your kitchen. This way, you'll be able to add a little personality to your kitchen's appearance and help it stand out from other similar aesthetics.


There are a lot of things to consider when you're renovating your kitchen, but if you want to be practical then the tips mentioned here will help you along the way. So if you're renovating your entire kitchen area, remember that it's all about aesthetics, durability and practical efficiency.

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