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Kitchen Remodel Ideas

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Creating some solid kitchen remodel ideas is the first step to revitalizing the most used room of your house. The kitchen contains your home's essence and soul. Nothing feels better than coming home from a hard day's work and smelling the aroma of your favorite food coming from the kitchen.

It's the one room that adds the most value to your home when you decide to put it on the market for sale. This is because other would-be homeowners put a high value on the way a houses' kitchen looks. Weather your kitchen is small or large the three most important considerations should be the extent of your remodel project, the type of theme that you are choosing for the kitchens decor, and the total cost of to finish the job.

When we are talking about kitchen renovation we could be talking about just refacing old kitchen cabinets, or creating space by removing walls as well as new flooring counter-top, lighting, fixtures, etc. So the first step is to decide what you are prepared to do because the level of the remodel will greatly affect the cost of the project. Getting ideas is not something that you should rush through and by taking your time and getting input from a variety of sources (magazines, visits to stores and opinion's from interior
designer's) will make your finished construction project a source of pride

What is the theme or style that your kitchen. Take your clues from the rest of the houses' decor. Is the style of your home modern with lots of contemporary designs. Or does the style of the decor speak of a timeless traditional look the never goes out of style.

Modern Kitchens Designs

While everyone has a specific idea as to what constitutes a modern kitchen design, typically it means a kitchen with a modern art feel which means clean smooth lines, up-to-date gadgets, stainless steel fixtures, smooth sleek materials (nothing cobblestone here) kitchen appliances like the toaster and microwave will either blend into the color scheme or will be completely conspicuous creating a contrast. Most modern design ideas may seem to remove family character and have a lack warmth whereas a typical kitchen has refrigerator pictures and messages and flowers but the modern functionality is beautiful

Traditional Kitchen Decor

The idea of a traditional kitchen design is to create a nostalgic feeling of a time gone by, not old but timeless or classical. Usually that a time period between the early 1900's and to the 1950's. Old style materials have edges and shapes. for instance a backsplash using pebbles or small stones creating a mosaic or mural in the kind of design feature that works well. But while the fixtures can look like antiques (An a oil rubbed bronze faucet as well as brass faucets are great time pieces) they must perform as well as their modern counterparts

Cost To remodel Your Kitchen

Once you have come up with a remodeling design it's time to talk to a professional to get a solid idea of the cost of the project. A good contractor will be able to advise you on a number of things that you may not even have thought of. They will be very familiar with the types of material that you want to use and will make recommendations if there is a better way to go. Some remodeling ideas can be very inexpensive to do. but unless you have the skill set to do the work yourself always call a professional

Good kitchen remodel ideas start with simply observing what you want your kitchen to look like. Perhaps you only need to change a kitchen faucet to add to the entire decor of the room or maybe an entirely brand new look is order. Next is to decide on the style that should already exist throughout the entire house. for some this may mean a modern kitchen design and for others a more traditional decor is appropriate. Then with ideas in hand get a few estimates from good contractors to give you an idea of the cost



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