Each year, approximately 7.5 million people around the world choose to remodel their kitchen and give it a complete makeover. If you are one of these people and want to give your cooking space a touch of pizzazz that will increase property value and encourage more cooking (not to mention socialising and entertaining), why not update the kitchen cabinets? Sure, it might seem like a small touch, but the cabinets in this room could completely alter its overall appearance. Think about it – the kitchen is known as the ‘heart of the home’ and it attracts a lot of attention from guests. A crucial role in a home improvement project, the cabinets should be picked out carefully. Here are some tips to help you make a suitable buying decision.
Nobody wants their kitchen to be full of clutter. A cluttered space will make it more difficult to find specific items and utensils for cooking and cleaning. In addition to this, a build-up of mess could give a large space a smaller appearance, which is why kitchen cabinets should be fitted when you are planning a makeover. Integrated cabinets will not take up a lot of room in compact spaces, but they will prove ideal for storage. Remember to pick a style that matches with the rest of the home and try to opt for cabinets that are functional, but simple.
There are a variety of material options out there to choose from and the materials you select should depend entirely on what materials currently exist in the kitchen, and the rest of the home for that matter. Budget will also come in to play, as will longevity and quality. Most kitchen cabinets are manufactured with hardwearing wood, which will look traditional and not lose its condition as easily as plastic cabinets. Glass, granite and soapstone are some alternative choices.
Environmentally Friendly Choices
So, you are a lover of the planet and you don’t want your kitchen remodelling project to affect the beautiful Earth that we live on, right? Well, you will be pleased to know that there are multifarious environmentally friendly kitchen cabinet choices out there – some that you might not have initially thought were kind to Planet Earth. Raw, natural materials will add value to the home and in the event that you don’t want to completely change the cabinets, why not get them resurfaced for a fraction of the price? Resurfacing or refacing will not take up much time, but will still allow you to recreate that kitchen showroom look.
Kitchen Shack is a Melbourne-based company that sells quality-made kitchen cabinets. Call 1300 100 555 to get kitchen design inspiration from the experienced team.