Kitchen / February 28, 2020
Whether you’re remodeling on a budget or just want to update a few smaller things in your cooking space, here are a few minor remodeling project ideas to try in your kitchen:
Paint is a simple way to boost your kitchen’s look and feel. Most kitchens can usually be totally painted using just two gallons of paint (which can cover up to 800 square feet).
Glossy paint is usually the best choice for kitchens, as it is easier to clean off grease and sauce splatters from regular cooking.
Need some color inspiration?
Here are a few resources to help you choose the right hue for your kitchen:
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When it comes to updating cabinets, repainting, refinishing or refacing them are much cheaper options than replacing them entirely.
To connect with an expert carpenter, find professional carpentry services near you.
While you’re working on your kitchen cabinets, consider removing and replacing the hardware with more modern handles or drawer pulls. It’s one of the easiest minor kitchen remodeling projects, and must less expensive than replacing or refacing your cabinets.
In 2020, kitchen hardware is trending toward handles instead of knobs. Try going with clean, straight lines and shiny metal finishes for a sleek, updated look. For a farmhouse style kitchen with white cabinets, dark wood handles add a lovely natural accent and contrast.
Check out these kitchen hardware ideas for more inspiration:
A countertop upgrade is a quick way to change the entire feel of your kitchen’s working areas. Butcher’s block countertops are becoming incredibly popular in many kitchens; oftentimes, you can just replace one section of your counters with butcher’s block instead of all of them, saving you more on countertop materials.
Find a kitchen countertop design below to kick off your minor kitchen remodel:
Kitchen floors can take a beating – if yours have seen better days, consider replacing them with a new covering.
Linoleum and vinyl are great, low-cost options for a minor kitchen remodel. If you want the feel of real wood, engineered hardwood flooring is a good budget-friendly alternative to solid hardwood flooring.
Request a quote for flooring installation in your area.
Want to see your kitchen in a new light? Upgrading your light fixtures is a simple, but impactful, kitchen remodeling project that can change the whole look of the space.
Light up your kitchen with the help of an expert lighting and electrical services craftsman.
Adding a tile backsplash is a simple way to make any kitchen pop. Porcelain or ceramic tiles are popular, reasonably-priced options for kitchen backsplashes, but if you’re looking to tackle this minor kitchen remodel on a budget, you can also try peel-and-stick options that give the appearance of tile or glass.
Here are a few articles to help you choose the right backsplash for your home:
Found a design you love? Have a tile installation expert help you bring it to life.
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