DIY Kitchen Remodeling

DanielTaylor By DanielTaylor, 16th Feb 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/32bcvhik/
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With the recession continuing to impact on real estate, homeowners are looking to improve rather than move, with the result that they are channeling much of their hard earned dollars into the kitchen. Kitchen remodeling is one of the best ways to add value to your property but it's important to spend your money wisely. Here are a few tips on what's trending together with advice on where to splash the cash.

Kitchen Remodeling For Longevity and Convenience

With the recession continuing to impact on real estate, homeowners are looking to improve rather than move, with the result that they are channeling much of their hard earned dollars into the kitchen. Kitchen remodeling is one of the best ways to add value to your property but it's important to spend your money wisely. Here are a few tips on what's trending together with advice on where to splash the cash.

What's hot in the kitchen right now?

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It's an exciting time for kitchen design. 2013 sees several design philosophies merging into what are very personalized kitchens. With the recession still looking gloomy, homeowners need to buy for longevity which means making smart purchases. Roughly translated this means opting for large items such as white kitchen cabinets, countertops and flooring with neutral finishes. Clean and modern combined with warm touches continues to be popular and the country style is given a new angle with the emphasis being on natural textures and nature utilized with simple cabinet styles. Gourmet cooking appliances are seeing a surge in favor with induction cooktops being widely chosen. A growing interest in healthy eating and sustainability are key factors which are influencing buying decisions. There's also an interest in faux materials which can be seen in items such as ceramic “looks like wood” tiles and laminates which look like “natural stone”.

What are people looking for when they remodel their kitchens?


In essence people are looking for a DIY kitchen cabinets that is more convenient. Home cooks want appliances with more convenient features and they want new kitchen cabinets that are easily accessible and make full use of their storage potential. The overall design of their kitchen needs to be convenient for a multitude of uses whether that be entertaining, several cooks working together, or extended periods of cooking.

What kitchen appliance is worth forking out for?

One appliance which can make or break your kitchen is the oven, cooktop or indeed range, depending on your style of kitchen. Flexibility of burners to simmer or boost power, auto cook features, built in timers, pull out racks and precise temperature control, have to be every cook's dream and the latest technology being used in today's modern appliances can fulfil these dreams and transform a kitchen into an efficient and creative hub of the home.

Where to cut back on a few dollars

It isn't necessary to buy top line appliances or even hardware. Today's kitchens can feature beautiful built in appliance in the middle price range. It's also becoming increasingly difficult with the latest kitchen cabinets to determine what high end is and what isn't. With RTA cabinets being constructed from solid wood and boasting high specifications, it's easier than before to keep within budget and still achieve that wow factor kitchen you yearn for.

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