Kitchen renovations are often essential, since the kitchen is the room in the house which gets most of the traffic. Yet, these renovations provide the largest returns on investment in the way of a family happiness. The total cost of renovating your kitchen varies due to various factors. These factors include the kitchen size, the value of the kitchen appliances as well as the design implemented.
Whilst planning any kitchen renovation project, it is prudent to consult an expert. This saves you a lot of time and expense while making the right decision. The kitchen is the heart of any residence.
Therefore, it is appropriate to take the time and effort to make renovation decisions.
All kitchen renovations should provide convenience for family members. Not necessarily during the renovation, that would be asking too much. Placement of appliances is crucial, for convenience as well as eye appeal. Simply stacking the appliances including the refrigerator, range, and dishwasher together will create a chaotic look. The arrangement of appliances to the cabinets, the island, and the sink should provide adequate space, so those do not interfere with other activities. For instance, your range should be just a few steps away from the refrigerator. However, you do not want people, especially the children to have to pass the range to get to the refrigerator.
These appliances should be of high quality and in a colour and style that will stand the test of time. It is prudent to survey different kitchen appliances before making the final decision. A simple yet attractive style will also stand the time test. Your choice of appliances should match the cabinets and overall style of the renovation.
Many homeowners that remodel their kitchen choose cabinets based on the brand name. Selecting a good quality cabinet for your kitchen saves a large amount of money. A good quality cabinet does not have to be from a renowned manufacturer. Solid hardwood with a light colour stain or varnish lasts long and is easy to change the colour later. Simple hardwood cabinets will not add much to the cost of kitchen renovations. The aim of remodeling your kitchen is to give it a new look, with modern conveniences, but within budget.
Changing the kitchen flooring is also an important aspect of kitchen renovations. Tiled floors are an attractive and quality option for a kitchen floor. A tiled floor is also easy to clean and maintain, as well as being affordable. Choose a tile that matches your appliances and cabinets, or a neutral colour with a simple design.
Choose high quality appliances to save on future maintenance expenses. At Cameron’s kitchen renovations, we can take your plans and do a virtual mock up so you can see how it will all come together.