Every once in a while, we want some change, perhaps a change of scenery in a space we spend so much of our time in: the kitchen. Not many people give credit where credit is due when it comes to the importance of our kitchen space. In case you need reminding, our kitchens are where we store, prepare, cook, eat and entertain. These are just the basics. Many kitchens have also seen late nights working on science projects, family game nights and, of course, countless conversations held over midnight snacks. Your kitchen serves as a cherished hub of community within your home. Why not make it perfect by adding some updated features inspired by the latests trends? Before we dive in, we have listed some FAQs to help you get started!
Kitchen Remodel FAQs
How Do I Know When It Is Time To Remodel My Kitchen?
It is time for an updated look in your kitchen when its current layout no longer meets your needs. Your kitchen holds a lot of responsibility within your home. You want to make sure it grows along with your changing needs. Additionally, if you feel the look of your kitchen is outdated and no longer fall in love with its look every time you walk in, it’s time for some changes.
How Do I Know What Kind Of Remodel I Want?
So you have established you need a remodel. Now comes the fun part of deciding on the design and layout. This is why it is especially important to find inspiration! Ask yourself some questions such as why you need this remodel in the first place and what needs to be different? Do you need more space to entertain? More storage? Better visuals on other areas of your home? These are questions you need to answer before beginning your remodel.
What Is The Average Cost Of A Kitchen Remodel?
This answer completely depends on what you are looking for with your remodel. The amount construction, cost of materials and labor will all help determine the actual price tag on you new kitchen. This is something Watts can help you work through. We can find the right materials and features you love at a price you love even more!
2020 Kitchen Remodel Trends
Trends For Design And Aesthetic
- Colorful Cabinets
According to home design experts, green is expected to be the home paint color of 2020. However, colorful cabinets are making a come back altogether! Say goodbye to plain neutral colors and welcome a pop of color.
2. Gold Accents
If you’re doing a remodel, why not go for the gold! A kitchen accented in gold can really sparkle, especially when natural light enters the room. Gold flatters just about any color and adds a nice pop to accentuate and highlight.
3. White Quartz Countertops
Balance out those new, colorful cabinets with a fresh pop of white. The most intriguing part about choosing quartz as your countertop material is the swirled design within the stone adds a unique, yet natural, design element.
4. Mixed Materials and Textures
It’s 2020 and time to build outside the box. If you have a more free-spirited style, accentuate it with mixed textures, patterns and materials to liven up your kitchen space and make it more visually intriguing.
Trends for Practicality and Efficiency
5. More Windows To Let In Natural Light
Who wouldn’t love walking down into this bright and airy room for a morning cup of coffee! Large windows not only make a space look bigger and brighter, but also can help cut back on energy costs over time as you won’t need any additional lighting.
6. Specialty Kitchen Arrangements With Matching Cabinets
Who says your kitchen appliances can’t compliment the aesthetic look of your kitchen! Highlighting your appliances by coordinating their design with your kitchen is a subtle yet practical way to add value to your kitchen’s look. Additionally, you have the ability to add vent hood, customized stovetops and more!
7. Double Islands
For added functional benefits, have 2 kitchen islands installed for your remodel. Each one can serve a different purpose, adding more practicality to your kitchen.
8. Retractable Storage
Save space through ergonomic, retractable drawers. Not only will hidden storage shelves help create open space, but will also help keep things organized and efficient!
9. Green Energy Appliances
From compost bins to solar panels and more, there are plenty of ways to make your kitchen more sustainable and green!
Kitchen Remodeling Services in Mid-Missouri From Watts Construction
Whichever direction you choose to go with for your kitchen remodel, we have your back. As professional contractors we have the means to get you the exact materials you need as well as design a blueprint mock-up that will already have you calling dibs to host Thanksgiving. Our tailored services are professional, high-quality, but most of all, especially customized to meet your needs. We look forward to working together!
To learn more about our remodeling services, contact us today!