Remodeling Your Kitchen To Increase The Value Of Your Home
In Barrington, a kitchen remodel is always the first recommendation when it comes to improving your home,whether it's for your family to enjoy or for increasing the resale value. But there are some kitchen updates that will give you a better return on investment than others. If you're thinking about starting this type of project, consider the following:
* Technology - It's impossible to predict how technology will change next year or 10 years down the road. What is for certain is that technology needs power. Be sure to modernize your kitchen with charging stations. You can install them in clever places like in a pull-out drawer under the countertop or on the island so family members can work on a laptop or charge their smartphone while sitting in the kitchen.
* Stainless steel - Color fads change over time, so to keep your kitchen from looking dated, go with stainless steel appliances and accessories. From your sink to your toaster, stainless steel will blend with any wall color you or a future homeowner might choose.
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*Universal design - You don't know who is going to be interested in purchasing your home when you list it, so make certain your kitchen appeals to all ages. Some easy ways to do this include: Pull-out drawers instead of cupboards under the counter; quality lighting in work spaces like under the cabinets or over an island or cooking surface; and drawer/door handles that are easy to see and grab.
*A hood that vents outside - If your home is not already set up for this feature, it will require a bit of remodeling. An outside-venting hood not only helps improve the air quality inside, it also improves
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your safety – especially if you have a gas stove.
This advice provides you with the basics you need to begin planning your Barrington kitchen remodel so you and your family can enjoy the space or prepare it for sale. Using these ideas, your remodeling project team can help you to develop a modern kitchen that will help you sell your home.
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