Posted on May 25, 2011 | Comments 0
Thinking about makeovers in your home? You shouldn’t think about something very elaborate. In many cases it is enough to add a coat of paint or two and the results will be truly amazing. For example this could work in the case of kitchen. Also in this case you could add some cabinets.
New items such as countertops, sink, lighting, cooking surfaces, faucets and also cabinet hardware could be taken into consideration. In case you would like to make some economies, you could get things done on your own. Naturally this doesn’t mean that you have to work with electricity or plumbing but all others activities could be done right inside your home.
It is possible that the former owner of the house opted for the cheap items, and you might not want to be around a kitchen like this. It isn’t that difficult to remodel a room, but you should take the time to find the best deals on the materials and appliances. If you do the majority of work, you could save a fortune, which you can use to remodel another room.
When remodeling the kitchen you should have in mind that it has to be functional. In many cases women need an open space, and this could be easily achieved if you dare to play around with light and dark colors.
Remodeling doesn’t mean that the kitchen should be different from the rest of the rooms. Although you have the possibility to opt for a modern look, don’t forget to keep the main style of the original setting.
To get the largest storage space possible, think about going for high cabinets and get creative: use those spaces that you thought were useless, for storage. Regarding the design, there is no rule saying that you can’t combine several different styles. For example you might add a granite countertop to classic cabinets and a glass tile backsplash behind your sink.
Pantry units are also useful for those who are spending a lot of time in the kitchen and a kitchen island or peninsula would add a high-end look to the room, without making you go bankrupt.
A built-in bench could make it possible to make the kitchen become an eat-in kitchen, this way increasing its functionality and making it multi-purpose.
Opening up the space makes wonders for the look of a room, and so in case of the kitchen think about this aspect. For example if you have a back door, you could open the space up in front of it.
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