8 Innovations For Remodeling Your Kitchen

Written by: Penny Siml on Monday, September 29, 2014

Remodeling your kitchen can be taken to the next level with the right innovations.

It’s often said that the kitchen is the most popular room in a home.  It makes sense, especially when you consider how much we eat in a day!  Add friends and family to the mix, and your kitchen becomes the social hub of your home.  Are you ready for an upgrade and looking for some custom home remodeling tipsto freshen up your kitchen?  Here are a few simple, low-cost ideas to refresh your kitchen’s design and make it the place everyone wants to be on a Friday night. 

1) Try increasing your storage space by building cupboards that will hide your appliances.  With your microwave in your cabinet, you’ll have much more counter space.
2) Why not extend a cabinet against the wall and turn it into a small breakfast bar?  By removing the island, you can open up the kitchen.
3) Make a message board out of a frame. Paint the background the same colors as the "pop" colors in your kitchen, and use dry erase markers to write on the glass.
4) Want to bring more life to your space?  Switch out small ceiling-mounted lights for larger and brighter energy-efficient fixtures.
5) Build shelving just below your cabinets for additional storage space.  Display your favorite collection for all to see!
6) Instead of storing your silverware set in a horizontal tray, add some wood inserts to a deeper drawer and store it vertically. 
7) Keep fresh produce and snacks in sight (and on-hand) with see-through wire baskets.  It’s a space saver and adds visual interest to the room.
8) Bring the outdoors in by building a breakfast bar that connects the kitchen to your patio with glass windows or doors.
Are you considering remodeling other rooms in the house? We have more tips!   Click here to read about more custom home remodeling tips that will refresh your home’s style while saving you time and money.  


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