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Tips on how to design your kitchen

Updated: Sep 19, 2022

How often do you cook? Once a day or once a week? It does not matter, a kitchen space is one

of the most important rooms in the house. Nearly everyone starts their day in the kitchen with a

cup of energetic coffee or a delightful breakfast to get their day started. Without the kitchen, the

home would feel incomplete and empty. In fact, kitchen space is one of the first things a

prospective buyer considers when buying a home. Since the kitchen is the focus of the home, it

only makes sense to put more attention to the design of the kitchen. Here are some suggestions

and something that you want to consider.

Choose the right countertop

A kitchen does not exist without a countertop. Choosing the correct countertop is very important

for a kitchen. There is no one-fit-all countertop, you have to do your own research and talk to an

expert to find out the best countertop that will best fit your lifestyle because the need is different

for everyone. The most popular or commonly used countertops are quartz, porcelain, granite,

and marble. Every material has its own advantage and disadvantage. If Bob prefers one

material, it does not mean that you will like it too. Check out this blog to learn more about the

different countertop materials and their pros & cons.

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(Custom Cleaf Cabinets, Namib Fantasy Marble Countertop)

Select your cabinets

Certainly, cabinets are super important too since it is what will hold the countertop together. A

room will not consider a kitchen without cabinets. When it comes to choosing your cabinets,

there is a couple of things you have to consider. The first thing is the style of your kitchen, the

style you choose will affect the feel and look of your whole kitchen and the house. Do you want

a traditional or a modern kitchen? A traditional kitchen can be warm, welcoming, secure, and

timeless. While the modern kitchen has a more streamlined look and is simple. There is no right

or wrong answer, it all goes back to what you want. Find more cabinets option here.

Imperial Green Cabinets Calacatta Veneto Quartz countertop and backsplash with quartz island waterfall White farmhouse sink Brass gold faucets and cabinet handles

(Imperial Green Cabinets, Calacatta Veneto Quartz & Backsplash with Quartz Island Waterfall)

Cabinet Handles

After deciding on a cabinet style, you have to start thinking about the handle. Using high-quality

cabinet handles will improve the visual appearance and look of the kitchen and elevate your

cabinet to the next level. Other than the visual aspect, a handle also protect your cabinet from

hand print on cabinets and it makes cabinets easier to open. There are many options when it

comes to handles. But typically, the most popular cabinet handle right now is the stainless steel

bar pulls.

White Shaker cabinet Marble countertop with subway tile backsplash Stainless steel cabinet handles

(White Shaker Cabinet, Marble Countertop, Stainless Steel Handles)

Install Backsplash

Many homeowners neglect the importance of a backsplash but it is super important. It gives

your kitchen an extra layer of protection since it protects the wall from any water damage or

smoke stain. Ultimately, it will add value to your home since it protects the wall. Some

homeowners would prefer a different option of using wallpaper or paint to protect their walls. But that will not add any value to your home compared to installing a backsplash which will attract buyers in the future. Most importantly, the backsplash also adds style points and makes your kitchen more aesthetically pleasing.

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(Kingston Grey Cabinets, Calacatta Alaska Quartz & Full Height Backsplash)

Choose the right kitchen flooring

Flooring is one thing that you need to put a lot of thought into. Again, there are many flooring

options and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Things you might need to consider

while looking for flooring is that if you make a lot of mess? If you are more on the clumsy side,

then you will want a more durable and waterproof material such as porcelain or ceramic tile.

Hardwood flooring is not water resistant but it is still a very popular option due to its durability

and timeless appeal. If you are someone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, then you might

consider vinyl or cork. Your feet will thank you later. If you are looking for a low-maintenance

flooring then vinyl and tile would be your option. Click here for more flooring option.

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(Rift White Oak Cabinets, Artic White Countertop, B-Stone Grafito 24" X 24" Floor Tile)

Have your own touch in your kitchen

Since you are the owner of the kitchen, you want to make one of a kind. No one in the world

should have the same kitchen as you. Kitchen wall decor is where you can start adding your

style. If you have extra wall space, feel free to add your favorite piece of art or picture to your

kitchen. This can be what it takes to elevate your kitchen to the next level. If there is no space in

your kitchen or you worry that it might get wet or damaged, you can use any other kind of

decoration such as a flower, sign, or fancy vase that you want to show off.

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(Custom Cleaf Cabinets, Dove Quartz 3" Mitered Edge, Grey Penny Round Backsplash tile)

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