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Factors to Consider when Remodeling Your Kitchen

Remodeling kitchens can be a tough thing to do, because there are so many things to consider during the entire process. After all, you need to consider the style, the materials, the layout, and much more and you need to do all that before you even begin the construction part.

Here are 4 factors to consider when remodeling your kitchen:

  1. Functionality

 

You may be planning a phenomenal kitchen, but if your brand-new remodeled kitchen is not functional, you are going to hate using the space. You will want to make sure that you create the proper flow for your kitchen, so that you can easily prepare a meal without walking all over the place. We also recommend incorporating plenty of storage spaces and create organizational options inside your cabinets and drawers.

 

  1. Mixing Vintage Items with New

 

There is nothing wrong with purchasing a few vintage items for your remodeled kitchen and mixing them in with brand-new items. You will want to make sure that the vintage pieces that you choose are sturdy and capable of doing the job that they have been assigned though. You may love an old dresser or bookcase as your kitchen island, but it won’t work well if it is wobbly or you cannot use it for storage because the drawers won’t open.

 

  1. Countertop Material

 

Everyone seems to love granite or quartz for their countertops, but if you want to have your kitchen stand out from the rest, we recommend using concrete. This material is durable and will withstand everything that you do in your kitchen. Concrete is also beautiful, and you can customize small areas of it with shells or small pieces of colored glass to create a focal point.

 

  1. Adding Wood

 

Wood is becoming more prominent in kitchens, so you may want to decide on whether you want to incorporate this material into yours. A few wooden open shelves or a little shiplap or wood floors can add visual appeal to any kitchen. You may even want to install a wooden countertop, but keep in mind that they do require regular maintenance to stay looking nice. These countertops are also not heat resistant, so you need to be careful when you put something on them.

 

Keep these four things in mind as you are planning your kitchen remodel, because they will make it easier to decide on what you want in your newly designed space.

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