The kitchen is supposed to be a hub of home life as well as a source of pride. You can do a lot to add magic to the look of your kitchen.
Following are 10 tips to make a sensible kitchen remodeling.
1) How much to spend on kitchen remodeling:
If you are looking to sell your house after kitchen remodeling, you should consider the market value of the property before you start planning then decide whether low, medium or a high-end kitchen remodeling makes the most sense. The cost can range from $2000 for an ordinary paints and hardware up to $25000 for a luxury and expensive appliances as well as countertops. You must aware of the cost as well as the value of your this part of the house. It is also important that under spending could lead to a hurdle in the resale of your house.
2) Following the trends is not a must:
It is not always necessary that you adopt the trendy things for simple kitchen remodeling. It is rather wise to keep your preferences in mind. It may adjust the budget with a friendly accommodation. Moreover, there is always something unique in the world kitchen. So there is no need to try the existing formula.
3) Don’t try to move the plumbing:
Moving or shifting the gas and water pipes is not advisable. As you remold your kitchen and wish to change the interior of stoves, dishwashers, oven and sinks, keep in mind that it will a huge pressure on your pocket. So keep the plumbing where it has been.
4) Reuse the existing cabinets:
You should feel lucky if the existing cabinets are in good condition as it is the most expensive task regarding remolding the kitchen. Just make necessary amendments and then apply the professional spray paint to give the used and ugly cabinets a fresh look.
5) Pay attention to counter space:
Counter space is actually subject to its usage. If you cook on a regular basis then space in between the cooking range and sink should be more but if the meals cooked are simple or not cooked in a routine then space could be managed.
6) Placing a shelf:
A shelf is to be placed behind or beside the cooking range to keep spices, cooking oil and utensils handy. You can place the S hooks on the sides of the range in order to hang the most frequently used pans and pots.
7) Keeping dangerous items out of the reach of kids:
The items like knives and cutters should be kept in a separate drawer. This will not only make their access easy but also out of the reach of children.
8) The right way to recycle:
Do arrange a cabinet with certain drawers for plastic, metal, glass and newspaper. It will also help children to get anything to make recycled items etc.
9) Adding a message center:
Always establish a message center in your kitchen like a bulletin board or a whiteboard. Also, arrange calendar and notebook in a nearby drawer.
10) Light and size:
Choose light color schemes in a small size kitchen as it visually expands the area in contrast to dark schemes that shrinks the space.