5 Easy Changes You Can Make to Spruce Up Your Kitchen
If you love to cook, you probably spend hours in your kitchen every day. Is the space exactly what you want, or do you wish you could change a few things? Investing in your kitchen is worthwhile because it makes you love spending time there and can even increase the value of your home.
If you have budget and time constraints, consider these five easy changes you can make to spruce up your kitchen. Choose one project per weekend until the transformation is complete just five weeks from now!
Add a Fresh Coat of Paint
What area of your kitchen could benefit most from a splash of color? Maybe the walls have seen better days and could use a touch-up. Be sure to wash the walls before applying paint to remove any grease and grime that has accumulated from cooking over the years.
You might also decide to repaint the cabinet doors. It’s an inexpensive way to make it look like you got new cabinets.
Replace the Fixtures and Hardware
If your home was built several years ago, the kitchen faucet is probably outdated. Even if you don’t want to take the time or spend the money to install a new sink, you can replace the aging faucet with something a little more modern.
Find cabinet knobs, handles, and hinges to match the new faucet and you’ll unify all the hardware in the kitchen. The easiest time to replace cabinet hardware is when the doors are already off for repainting.
Install a New Backsplash
While the purpose of a backsplash is to protect the wall from water and grease, it also does wonders for improving the aesthetics of your kitchen. From small glass tiles to classy travertine tiles, adding a new backsplash is an easy way to update your kitchen. You might even be able to complete the job yourself if you’re a bit of a handyman.
Hang Up Curtains
You probably have windows in your kitchen that let you peer to the outside while cooking dinner. The view may be pleasant, but if the faded, out-of-date curtains leave something to be desired, swap them out for modern window coverings. They will be the perfect complement to the new paint and backsplash you recently added.
Install Under-Cabinet Lighting
Even if you’re not an electrician, you can add extra light to the kitchen by attaching LED light bars under the cabinets. Simply plug them into a nearby outlet without having to redo any wiring in the kitchen. This new lighting provides extra illumination for countertop tasks and acts as a classy nightlight as well.
If you want to make an even bigger change in the kitchen, new cabinets are a worthy consideration. They make up the backbone of your kitchen, contributing to both the aesthetic appeal and the functionality of the space. When you’re ready to explore your options, please contact LifeArt Cabinetry.