When it comes to remodeling your home, there are several considerations involved in the process. What is the purpose of the remodel, and what is your budget? If the purpose is to provide necessary updates, then partial areas may be all that you need to be remodeled. However, you may be wanting an entire room redone in a more modern style. Whatever your reason, the amount of your budget is always an important aspect of planning. When you decide on the amount you are prepared to spend, then it is time to research your project, decide on what you want to be done, and what materials you will use.
Is a total kitchen update required?
Deciding on what areas to remodel can be an emotional experience. It pays to be practical, though, when planning a major undertaking such as this. Remodels that add the most value to your existing home are kitchen and bathroom remodels. Remodels that add the most value to your existing home are kitchen and bathroom remodels. This holds particularly true if you have faulty plumbing in your kitchen. Noisy pipes are a huge deterrent for potential buyers if you ever decide to sell your home. Updated kitchens will probably be the best selling point as the kitchen is a gathering place for the entire family. First, conduct a thorough inspection of the kitchen and decide if you can accomplish what you want with just certain items updated or if you will need to update the entire room.
A minor or major kitchen remodel adds value to your home
Kitchen refinishing is a good option for a kitchen remodel because it does not cost as much as an entirely new kitchen floor plan, and it adds almost 100 percent of the cost back to the value of the home. Refinishing the cabinets instead of installing new ones, removing wallpaper and applying fresh paint, adding new fixtures, new sinks and plumbing, new laminate countertops, new appliances and new flooring can all be done relatively inexpensively. A major kitchen remodel with new cabinets and quartz or stone countertops can be much more expensive, but you will still get most of the cost back in resale value. Even if you take out walls or doors and reconfigure the counters and cabinets, most of the upfront expense will be recouped if you later sell your home.
Regardless of the type of kitchen remodel you choose, planning and research are essential. When you have a list of just what you want for your updated kitchen, spend some time shopping around for deals on materials and appliances. Decide on what projects to contract out and which ones you can do yourself.
With careful planning and execution, your kitchen can become the bright and welcome center of the home you have always wanted. Miraculous Makeovers LLC would love to help you turn your kitchen into the functional and beautiful space of your dreams. We refinish and repair tile and countertops for bathrooms and kitchens every day; we are passionate about delivering quality refurbishing and refinishing services to everyone in the Tri-Cities area. If you have a project for us, we would love to hear about it. Contact us today!
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