Most people keep postponing kitchen remodeling for fear of the forbidding costs, but kitchen enhancements don’t have to cost a fortune – here are some affordable renovation tips that you can combine to put together your own best way to improve a kitchen, to transform your kitchen into the space that you and your guests love to spend time in.
Renew the Lighting
Adding some layers of light to your kitchen is an excellent way to improve your kitchen’s style as well as its functionality. If you want, you can keep the overhead light that you have been using so far, but add recessed lighting or strings of LED lights hidden underneath the cabinets. These modern lighting solutions are easy to install and you can easily find a new lampshade for your old overhead bulb as well to create a harmonious, cutting edge appearance in an instant.
Update Your Cabinets
Installing new cabinets is a great way to improve your kitchen, but if you want to improve the looks of your kitchen without investing a lot, you can refresh the exterior of your cabinets with some paint. Unleash your creativity and mix colors any way you want to confer a harmonious look to your kitchen that represents your personal tastes and style. You will have to remove the knobs and handles from the cabinet doors, then you will need to remove the old paint with the help of some sandpaper, but when the surface is prepped, you can start having a blast decorating your cabinets and making them unique and truly yours.
Add New Hardware
The knobs and handles on your kitchen cabinets and on your drawers are important details that can make all the difference. Big box stores and smaller shops that sell handcrafted glass or metal items sell great, unique knobs and handles that will add style to the entire kitchen space.
Try Open Shelves
Removing cabinet doors to expose the shelves or completely replacing your old cabinets with massive wooden shelves is a great way to create the illusion of a larger space and to put colorful items, such as decorative plates on display.
Replace Some Fixtures
Faucets are nowadays available in so many styles that you can easily find the perfect one for your kitchen. You can choose a bold design, such a matte black faucet or a colorful item that features space design, you can create a classic look with an arched, chromed faucet or a rustic look with a brass-colored unit.
Add a Decorative Backsplash
Changing the backsplash behind the countertop and the cabinets is another way to add dramatic change. You can use natural stone, an elaborate mosaic, floral patterns or a non-figurative design and you can create the color theme painting the wall, applying wallpaper or using ceramic or metal tiles.
The best way to improve a kitchen is not necessarily complete overhaul – with a series of smaller low-cost improvements you can take one step at a time and move slowly towards you goal of achieving the perfect kitchen. And if you do decide that you want to increase the size of your kitchen footprint, you may need to consult with an architect, kitchen designer, and experienced roofer Wichita contractors.