Before you want to redesign your kitchen you need to know what is in and what is out. There are many trends that will make your kitchen look straight out of a home designer magazine. Here are some trends that will help with your kitchen remodeling decisions:
Don’t know what color to paint your cabinets? Then don’t worry because the top new trending color for kitchens are soft grays. It’s practically the new white. It matches with any other color and it gives your kitchen a nice rustic but clean appearance.
Even though Gray is the new white, black and white will always be a trend for kitchens. The Classic Black and White Palette will give your kitchen a very modern but as will a country vibe.
Along with the neutral tones of cabinets white countertops are still popular for kitchens. Whether it is quartz, granite or marble white countertops are the best selling color this year.
Keep in mind the whiter your stone is the more it expensive may be. Other factors to think about is the maintenance it comes with white countertops. White marble, stains and is less heat resistant than the ever popular White Ice granite.
Want something more unique? Try a leathered or honed finish. These finishes are less reflective and have more texture than a traditional polished look might have. A honed or leathered look is sure to be a conversation starter in any space.
Kitchen sinks are changing as well. They are not just basic white or stainless steel anymore but apron-front sinks in different vibrant colors are big this year. An apron-front sink in a bright color can really bring a neutral colored kitchen together.
Daring colors are not the only way to make your kitchen look exciting. Oversized shades that match with your cabinets or your sink can make your kitchen eye-catching.
A kitchen is not just a room in your house that you decorate to look pretty but a room to decorate to make your experience much easier. With the growth of motion and wireless powered technology your kitchen can make your cooking much more conventate. The automation can be used in faucets to pantry cabinets. Also now refrigerators and lights can be control using your smart phone.
If you have a small kitchen or on a very small budget these trends still can be done if you just do a little research and find the right remodeler you can have the kitchen of your dreams.
Emily Cardona Staff Writer
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At least once in a while we all find ourselves trying to resolve something on a budget. Whether it is making our old laptop stop freezing or fixing your car´s inner workings. There are some times when a little upgrade will solve our problems, there are other times when nothing you do will work. In this case, we dig a little deeper into when we should upgrade or completely change kitchen countertops.
Your kitchen countertop may have been through a lot; spilled hot liquids, chemicals, unintentional cuts or heavy objects being dropped on it. It is possible that its rough history has left its mark, being it grout lines or faded color. Intensity we certainly recommend replacing your granite countertop.
If replacing the countertop is not an option due to a low budget, we will suggest you refinish to extend its current life. Some types of scratches and cuts may be easily sanded by you, but when it comes to granite or stone countertops it is always better to have professionals work on it. Besides, all structures require to be examined thoroughly by experts before any attempt at refinishing it.
Resurfacing your countertop
There´s a chance that you have a laminated countertop. This means good news as it is possible to cover it up with a tiled surface.
If as mentioned before, your kitchen countertop has been slightly damaged and requires an upgrade, you may also resource to painting. Besides, painting it may also give it a more luxurious look. There are several paint products available created to cover up countertops of different materials such as marble, ceramic tiles and wood.
This may result in a gorgeous look that will completely upgrade your kitchen. Remember to select a color that goes along well with the other remaining elements of your kitchen such as color palettes and the lighting.
Want to know more about kitchen countertops, keep reading in our blog. If you want to completely change your countertops you may contact us and somebody from our team will get in touch with you.