Most homeowners are looking for ways to add luxury to their kitchen these days. With the current home design trends looking so attractive, it’s hard not to want to update your kitchen. Sure, you can just go ahead and call a kitchen renovation company to renovate the entire kitchen; but for many homeowners that is simply not in their budget.
If you do not have the time or the money to tackle a full kitchen remodeling project, give one of these 6 ways a shot and rest assured of a stylish new looking kitchen.
One of the easiest ways to do a quick kitchen renovation is by updating your cabinets. Obviously, custom cabinets are beautiful and a great addition to any home. Get a custom look by using panel inserts. These inserts can be almost any material (glass, wood, acrylic, laminate, etc.). This is a simple addition that can be installed by removing the panels of your current doors and replacing or refinishing the existing panel. To really kick things up a notch, add crown molding above the upper cabinets and why not add some soft close hinges to make doors and drawers close effortlessly!
That single incandescent bulb hanging in that dated frosted globe is just not going to cut it anymore. It’s time for a quick kitchen
Over cabinet lighting will give the room more height, while adding a custom feel to space. Drop in some good place recessed pots or a few pendants and you have a “million-dollar kitchen” on a shoestring budget.
Pastel colors are a sign that it is time to upgrade your appliances. New appliances are not only more efficient and modern; they also offer a host of features that will make your life easier. If new appliances are not in your budget don’t worry, there are very effective ways of “camouflaging” your existing appliances to make them appear updated. Using a stainless steel, natural wood, or a cabinet match veneer can give a high-end look for a fraction of the price and provide that elegant look that many homeowners are going for.
Spruce up this often forgotten area of your kitchen by adding thermoplastic panels or natural wood beams. Pulling the eyes up to the ceiling will make your space feel grand and these accents are relatively inexpensive and many times can be installed in only a day. Even a simple paint job can give your ceilings an air of luxury!
These items are the luxury that you see. Handheld accessory docking stations, under-mounted televisions, and Wall panel speakers. All these will make the kitchen extra tech-savvy as well as luxurious place. These modern electric devices are ingrained into every facet of our lives; why not bring them into the kitchen. Besides, don’t we all end up entertaining in the kitchen anyway?
Use that area between your upper and lower cabinets to express yourself and add a bit of “WOW” to your kitchen. This has become an area that offers limitless possibilities. Choose from ceramic, plate glass, stainless steel, porcelain, glass tile, leather, mosaic tile, fabric, copper, or anything else that can comfortably stick to a wall. Installation can often be completed in anywhere from one day to over a weekend. Use contrasting colors, textures, and finishes to really make you backsplash pop.
So there you go. Take these 6 quick kitchen renovation tricks and go wild. Keep in mind that when you decide to sell, your kitchen is going to be one of the major determinants that get your home off the market and under a contract. If selling is not in your future, think of all the time that you spend in your kitchen and how each of the 6 hacks could make that time more enjoyable.