Our own unique styles and choices can turn a house into a home. Remodeling your kitchen and bathroom can be a great gift to yourself and your family. If you’re considering remodeling your kitchen read a few of these different do’s and don’ts. Your wallet will thank you when you avoid these super easy to make mistakes.
You can start off by thinking small. Yep, that’s right, when remodeling your kitchen or bathroom the small features make a big difference. Storage adding features and add-ons can prove helpful later on. Don’t fall victim to making the mistake of opting out of add-ons and storage features.
Storage features will allow you to create space in your kitchen no matter how large or small it is. Your remodel kitchen could include storage features like lazy susans, additional drawer dividers or cabinet storage. You’ll save money by choosing to proactively add these storage features on. It’ll cost you more to try to add these features later on.
There’s a couple different explanations of why it’ll cost more later on. Mainly it’s the accessibility of having all of the same materials. You want all of your remodeled kitchen or bath to look the same. When you add features later on the colors might be slightly off. Just to be safe, make sure you choose all of the add-on storage features at the very start of your project.
Another mistake is ignoring the flow of foot traffic in your house. What areas in your kitchen are frequented the most? These areas need to be accessed easily. The refrigerator in a kitchen tends to be visited a lot, especially if you have teenagers. Appliances like this need to be in a convenient location.The positioning of one appliances also will be dependent on the positioning of other appliances. This specifically pertains to your refrigerator, your stove and your sink. These three appliances need to have a certain amount of distance from each other.
Imagine a triangle when positioning these three appliances.You can best imagine this with envisioning a triangle. With a triangle affect you can easily bounce from popular appliance to a popular appliance without interrupting the traffic flow. It’s these little things that can really make a difference when remodeling your kitchen or bathroom.
The counter space is another area where a lot of mistakes can occur. Do not settle when planning out the room you need for your counters. With the help of extensive shelves you can add the room to your existing counter spaces. A lot of counter space makes your kitchen come together.
There’s so much you can do when remodeling your kitchen or bathroom. You’ll save a lot of money the more you learn from others remodeling mistakes. Your fantasy kitchen can become a reality.