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How Do You Know It’s Time for a Kitchen Remodel?

Remodeling is tough work, but when your kitchen gets too old and stops functioning properly, life can get hard pretty quick. I remember one evening from my childhood we were having a big party, and my mother’s oven stopped working halfway through cooking a whole turkey! She was embarrassed and probably wished she had updated her kitchen. Knowing how to remodel and fix things in your home can be incredibly empowering, so let’s learn a few things!

The Modern Kitchen

I love to cook; it’s one of my hobbies. Cooking in a modern kitchen is a true joy for me. The problem is, the kitchen so often becomes dirty and outdated.

Keeping the Kitchen Clean

Ever been embarrassed when guests drop in and your kitchen is a mess? Me too. I love stainless steel appliances and smooth granite countertops that clean very easily. You may have tile countertops that are tough to clean. Replace them if you can. A modern countertop can make your kitchen seem larger, and adds value. Gas ranges are always dirty. Use an electric stovetop to eliminate having to clean heavy iron parts.

A functional Kitchen

I don’t like having to move around a lot while I am cooking or preparing meals. Everything in your kitchen should be in its rightful place, and you should be able to find it quickly. One of the most important aspects of a kitchen is the cupboards. Functional cupboard space is a must, everything should be within reach. Line cupboards with disposable paper for easy cleaning, and make sure children won’t get their hands on anything breakable on the bottom shelves.

A Pleasing Kitchen

Have you always wanted to have a kitchen you can show off to your friends? A kitchen that you feel comfortable hosting guests in? Well you can! After setting up your kitchen to be clean and functional, don’t hesitate to put up new wallpaper, lay down new flooring, or install new lighting. New flooring can be easy, many books or websites can make it simple for you to choose and install both flooring and wallpaper. This will give your kitchen a new, modern look that your friends will love.

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