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Remodeling Your Kitchen

Written by Posted On Sunday, 24 March 2019 20:07

Possibly the most popular place in the home, a kitchen is a place where the family gathers to eat and enjoy time together, so how do you improve on the most important dwelling place in your home? Here are a few exciting kitchen additions that can turn even the most boring kitchen into a hot gathering spot for family and friends.

Remove Unnecessary Walls

I’m speaking from experience when I say this, open up the kitchen and you will be amazed by what it does for you. We had a wall separating our kitchen from our living room and when removed the wall it really opened up the entire room. Creating more visibility in the home really makes a space like a kitchen more accessible and convenient to gather and socialize in.

Upgraded Kitchen Appliances

If you have the option to upgrade your kitchen appliances than this should be an automatic upgrade for you. Refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, ovens, and sinks should all be upgraded to better suit your needs. Deep farm sinks can make washing dishes an easier task, and having a large dishwasher to pass them off too is also a plus. While you are upgrading, you might as well opt in for some energy efficient appliances to help reduce your carbon footprint.

Countertops Are The Focal Point

When choosing counter surfaces that are right for you, you need to consider the traffic that your kitchen gets. Laminate countertops may not last as long in high traffic areas as stone surfaces. The harder the surface, the more durable it will be over time and the longer it will last. Tile is another option, as is quartz and marble. Do your research and you will find that the best kitchen counters for you will be a natural stone surface that can withstand the abuse your family throws at it.

Purchase New Pans And Utensils

No point in upgrading your kitchen only to revert to using old pans and worn out kitchen utensils. Some of the joys of cooking come with the tools we get to use in the kitchen. This includes knives and cutting boards also. If you are going to remodel, spend the extra money and upgrade your cookware to something you will enjoy using for the next few years.

Cabinet Space Is Important

There is no point in buying up new kitchen sets and utensils if you don’t have adequate space to store them when not in use. If you are remodeling a kitchen, the old layout is probably a little dated depending on the age of the home. When redesigning you cupboard space, you should focus on creating space-efficient options that will give you more room to store your pots, pans, plates, and silverware.

Conclusion

If you enjoy your time spent in the kitchen, you may as well convert it into your dream room. More time is spent in the kitchen than anywhere else in the home. Make this your sanctuary, the place where everyone wants to gather to feast, talk, and enjoy the company of one another.

Listing Additional Info

  • State: Florida
  • Address: P87
  • City: Jaranwala
  • Zipcode: 37250
  • SOLD: no
  • MLS #: 28123
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