Kitchen Countertops: Function, Style and Budget Tips
As you consider your kitchen countertops renovation, make sure you have a well-thought-out plan that considers economics, function, style, and budget.
I will quickly address the economics of updating your kitchen countertops. Think about how long you will live in your current home and the return on your investment compared to the upgrades of houses in your area.
The Function of Your Kitchen Countertops
The kitchen is typically the epicenter of your home. It is where you cook, entertains, and relax – and your countertops need to reflect that. The choices you have in countertops are more exciting than ever with all the available choices. Your kitchen countertops must suit your space and complement your style of living.
Every family is different, and their needs are different. There is not really a one-size-fits-all countertop solution. Do your family dinners require an island serving area? Are cocktail parties your go to entertainment? Do you cook like a chef making and chopping vegetables four or five nights a week? Are your kid’s messy eaters and leave food that stain counters during breakfast? Making a list of the needs, you require from your counterspace is a starting point in your remodel process.
Decide on a Style for Kitchen Coountertops
Decinding on which look, feel, texture, and color will define the style you choose for your new countertop renovation. Think about your sink style: farmhouse, top mount, undermount, double basin, and low divider are just the beginning of kitchen sink options. You will also need to consider thickness, amount of overhange, edge options, and material.
Our kitchen design specialist can assist you in determining your own personal style an determine how to achieve your dream kitchen with the budget you have available. Speaking of budget…
Establish a Budget, And Stick To It!
Remodeling and renovating your kitchen countertops is fun and exciting. Establishing a budget to do so is not so fun. You must take every facet into account when creating your remodel budget. Materials, delivery charges, installation, and any custom details will need to be accunted for. The key to creating a remodel budget is sticking to it. It is difficult, but it is critical to getting the kitchen you dream about.
If you have any quesitons aobut kitchen countertops or any other home remodeling project, please contact us! We will be happy to answar any questions.