Kitchen Remodeling Styles

If you are not into modern styles, it could be hard to update your kitchen. You don’t need to stress. It is possible to bring your home into the twenty-first century without making it look like a scene from the “Jetsons.”

Modernizing a home doesn’t mean everything has to be bold. The idea of modernization encourages the use of newer energy efficient appliances; better functioning products that support the way we live today, and fresh designs which in many cases look to the past for inspiration. Remodels are made easy with a variety of choices. Finding help when remodeling is easy because it is a booming industry and trend. Every sense of style can be accommodated within a budget. There is a variety of products offered at different retailers that can fit your style. Of course, small retailers tend to be more expensive than the larger do-it-yourself, big box retailers. So if your budget is on the conservative side, not to worry. Major hardware stores can provide customers with options for kitchen remodels.

Modern kitchens utilize elements from old style French and Spanish templates. Utilizing diverse lighting, terracotta tile and other elements can turn a kitchen into a European cafe.

Beach or cottage styled kitchens provide a lighter feel to the home. Having an old country kitchen with modern design can be accomplished with a few tricks. Country modern looks do not consist of old dark paints and bright green chairs. Today think if white, light, and fresh. Black counter tops and white cabinets are a great way to set of a country kitchen.

To set off the kitchen you will want some good hardware such as drawer pulls, new faucets, and lighting fixtures. A great way to modernize a kitchen is through shiny chrome. Shiny chrome is a beautiful way to set off a kitchen design.

Appliances are an important part of your kitchen remodel. Whether appliances are purchased first or last is solely up to the homeowner. Serious cooks tend to design a kitchen around the stove, their most important purchase. But if think a kitchen is that place that holds the microwave and the fridge, you can leave the stove purchase for last. A simple kitchen is for those who just want to cook and sit down to eat without anything fancy. Every kitchen needs an oven, fridge, and dishwasher. For a uniform design, it is recommended to purchase appliances that all are the same color. If you have a white oven, purchase a white refrigerator. You can even buy microwaves and coffee makers to coordinate with your new kitchen design.

Shawn Warren is the owner and chief operator of Freedom Builders & Remodelers; a remodeling company serving Rockford, IL & surrounding areas. Shawn is an EPA Lead Certified Renovator. He is personable and conscientious of the project surroundings, client’s lifestyle, privacy and treats each job as if it were his own.

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