Are you thinking about a Kitchen Remodel?
We all know that kitchen remodeling can be an exciting, yet daunting project, and it's important to avoid common mistakes that can lead to headaches and regrets down the line. Here are some kitchen remodeling mistakes to watch out for:
Neglecting the layout:
A functional layout is key to a successful kitchen remodel. It is important to prioritize this early on in the planning process. Consider the "work triangle" of your stove, sink, and refrigerator, and ensure that there's enough counter space and storage to support your cooking and entertaining needs.
Forgetting to include enough electrical outlets
There is nothing more frustrating that preparing a meal and not having enough outlets for your appliance needs. Be sure to consider adding more outlet than you think you'll need!
Good lighting is crucial in the kitchen, both for functionality and ambiance. Make sure to incorporate multiple light sources, such as overhead fixtures, under-cabinet lighting, and task lighting, to create a well-lit and inviting space.
Skimping on storage: Kitchen storage can never be too much, so it's important to plan for adequate storage solutions. Consider adding extra cabinets or pantry space, and think creatively about how to make the most of your space, such as using vertical storage or pull-out shelves. It is important to consider the appliances you use regularly and how much space they need to be stored conveniently.
Choosing trendy over timeless:
While it can be tempting to follow the latest kitchen trends, it's important to consider long-term style and functionality. Choose durable materials and classic designs that will stand the test of time, and incorporate trends in small, easily changeable elements, such as paint or accessories.
By avoiding these common mistakes, you can ensure a successful and enjoyable kitchen remodel that will serve you well for years to come.
Kitchen remodeling can be a fun and exciting adventure!
If you are considering a kitchen remodel, let's meet and talk about how I can help. We can create the kitchen of your dreams while sticking to a budget. I know where to save and where to spend and how to get the look you want and the functionality you need.
Let's avoid these any other remodeling mistakes and create a kitchen that is both beautiful and practical!
Don't let your house drive you insane, Call Jayne!
Jayne Morrison Interiors is a complete residential interior design firm. Jayne has appeared on Channel 9's Decorating show "Chandra on a Shoestring" and has been written up in "Plymouth Magazine".