In this 2 part series, we bring you a list of DO'S and DON'TS for your next kitchen renovation this 2017. Pay special attention to the following trends if you are thinking of selling your house this summer season as even one or two upgrades can help sell your home like hot cakes. Check out this year's HOT Trends!
STAINLESS STEEL SINKS
Ranking high among sink designs, stainless steal is the obvious choice for a kitchen sink as it is durable, sleek in design, and easy when it come to clean. Styles are like fads, they come and go in a blink of an eye, but stainless steel is a classic that is always on trend. The way to go if you timeless is the look you're going for.
Quartz's popularity steadily rose throughout 2016 and is set to continue throughout 2017. There is no debate on the beauty of granite, but its high maintenance nature will give you a headache. No wonder quartz countertops are at the top of any kitchen renovation list. Both quartz and granite are incredibly resilient. However, quartz is less prone to slanting and staining. Also a great choice if you have young children as it is easily cleaned by using mild cleansers while natural stone as granite require harsh chemicals.
A growing trend in kitchen renos among homeowners is upgrading their cabinets. Designers and homeowners alike are finding new ways to maximize storage space in the kitchen area. Opting for built-in organizers like pot and pan organizers and deep roll-out drawers. Such upgrades make finding things easier and reduces clutter in the kitchen.
Rising to popularity once again in the kitchen renovation department are Slush Mount and Built-in appliances. Designers predict that kitchens in 2017 will present less OTR (Over-The-Reach) style appliances and more built-in styled ones, such as built-in microwaves. Functionality and style will take priority as this trend grows among homeowners during this renovation season.
Arguably, the kitchen is the most important room in our homes as it is often referred as the heart and soul of it, and renovating your kitchen is a huge commitment. Many paths can be taken during your kitchen renovation, and good planing is the key to success.