The Home Buyer's Korner

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March 8th, 2015

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Kitchen Designs & Trends

Kitchen with cherry wood cabinetryRenovating your kitchen is an excellent way to improve its overall appeal, increase your home’s value whether it’s your existing home or one you are thinking about purchasing. However, the sky is the limit when it comes to cost and can easily run $10,000, $20,000, $30,000 or more, which is why you want to make choices that you can live with, both for functionality and financially.

Learning about some of the hottest trends can help you create your bucket list and decide what you want and don’t want in your kitchen. Remember if don’t plan on living in your home forever; consider the choices you’re making for its resale value as well.

Trends come and go, but remember the classics remain constant. One of the hot renovation trends for 2015 is a traditional look. Both home owners and home buyers with renovations in mind aren’t often attached to trendy colors and modern designs, but they are looking for eco-friendly features and want their kitchen “plugged in” just like anywhere else in the home.

Kitchens today have multi-functions from cooking to entertaining, having both internet connections with workstations to cable television. When considering an upgrade be sure to visit local design shops and our general contractor google+ community for inspiration. 

Kitchen designers predict that 2015 will bring a return to darker wood colors for cabinets, tables, counters and even floors. Many remodels these days are increasing seeing oil rubbed bronze and darker pulls and handles on cabinets and drawers as opposed to flashy and contemporary chrome accents. Other trends include rustic farmhouse tables, double porcelain sinks, and natural stone counters.

It’s hard to go anywhere today without seeing or hearing about green decorating trends and those trends carry over into kitchens. Home owners want products made from recycled materials and the chance to go green, one of those is bamboo flooring and it’s a sustainable construction material that works well. Home owners can also find counters made from old tires, soda bottles, and other recycled goods. Don’t forget to add a recycling center, as it’s also a hot trend for the kitchen and likely to be around long after you’re not in the home.

Ask anyone what they need in their homes and the odds are good that many will say they need more space. Consider adding more space by including an island with storage to the center of the room and cutting down on the number of cabinets lining the walls.

There are a number of trendy ways that you can renovate and change your kitchen. Going green, adding more space and bringing in traditional elements are just a few.

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