Top 10 Things To Research Before Your Kitchen RenovationJonathan
We are in the middle of winter and that means more time indoors and often in the kitchen. If you’re kitchen is the before part of a makeover show then here is our top ten list of things to consider before starting a renovation project.
Before getting started set a budget! (Can’t you say this before starting every project? 🙂
Gone are the days of dark cramped kitchens, make sure there’s plenty of light and consider a mix of light sources.
This one is especially important if you have or are planning on adding an island – make sure there’s enough room to move around without the kids getting in the way!
This is a big one of course and with more options than ever. A great mid-range option is quartz which has the appeal of marble without the cost and upkeep worries.
Make sure you plan enough outlets for appliances, gadgets and maybe the thing you are reading this on 🙂
6. Panel Ready
If you are doing a fancier reno, we love panel appliances. How clean does the paneled dishwasher look when it seamlessly blends in?
Don’t forget to look up! Make sure the ceiling isn’t neglected and having some great light fixtures can really make the kitchen pop!
This is another biggie – you want enough space to store all the goodies and gadgets! Don’t put appliances in corners and make sure doors don’t bang into each other too!
Your grandparents linoleum floors are history – today there are a ton of awesome flooring choices.
This one depends on your budget. The lux range looks great and is useful but be realistic too. It’s an investment, consider if you are going to stay in the house a long time and you’re a big chef are two key factors to consider!