Kitchen Remodel Tips to Keep in Mind

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Think about the one room in your home where you spend the most amount of time (not including sleepy time). More than likely that room is going to be the kitchen. Remodeling your kitchen won’t just be better on the eyes, but it will also increase the overall value of your home. Pay attention to a few of these kitchen remodeling tips.

Countertops
If you’re looking for a material that is generally liked and wanted by most people, look towards a marble material. Granite is also acceptable, but when people see  marble countertops they think of a “new and remodeled kitchen.” If you’re on a budget, Caesarstone is a wallet-friendly option that’s also loved because of how low maintenance it can be.

Cabinets
The most popular option for kitchen cabinets are those with lighter colors. To add to the attractiveness, opt for paneled appliances. Appliances that blend in seamlessly with the cabinets have a smooth look and a calming effect on most people.. However, if you’re targeting a certain type of buyer than you may want to choose a more specific color. For example, studio apartments with dark colored cabinets will oftentimes attract more bachelors.

Lighting
Brighter kitchens are seen as more attractive. Light colored countertops, cabinets, paint, and even a lot of lighting can boost a kitchen’s appeal. Recessed lighting is a great way to add an overall brighter feel to the kitchen in combination with other types of lighting fixtures. Under-cabinet lighting is all the rage right now, as it provides concentrated lighting when you need it.

If you’re the type of person that lives in your kitchen or if you’re thinking of selling your home, a kitchen renovation is the way to go. When you decide to upgrade the kitchen’s lighting, contact a professional electrician at Lancaster Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at (717) 207-8198.

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