Renovating your kitchen can be a big project and an even bigger expense. That being said, it’s a great way to update your home while adding value to it. The kitchen is the centre of the household, where everyone converges multiple times a day. It makes sense that this room would benefit from a renovation that would make it equal parts functionals and beautiful. Are there any other benefits to renovating your kitchen? Why yes there are.
Tearing down a kitchen means you can add or take away whatever you want. The purpose of a renovation is to improve the overall flow of a kitchen. Thinking through what was initially wrong with the layout and planning out better placements for the sink, oven, or whether installing an island would help to add functionality to the room.
Reduces Energy Costs
If your kitchen is littered with older applications that eat up a lot of energy, it may be time to replace those with more energy efficient products. Installing energy saving products will reduce your overall energy costs. This doesn’t only apply to cooking appliances. Replacing lighting fixtures with LED models is another option that will save you money.
Fresh New Look
A great way to update the aesthetic of your home is by renovating a major section of it, a place you and your family spend the most time. Like the kitchen. Improving this space can raise the overall look of your entire house, bringing it up to date with the rest of your home or as a starting point. Hiring a professional designer can help in bringing your kitchen to the modern age without you making the decisions by yourself.
Being in a poorly formatted kitchen for hours would drive most people to stop using it altogether and order takeout every night. When renovating your kitchen, adding small features like better ventilation to reduce cooking odours or installing an island for added seating and counter space can greatly improve your kitchen experience.
Increases Home Equity
Kitchens are one of the few rooms in a home that can sell a house by itself. Homebuyers that walk into a home and see a beautifully laid out kitchen that doesn’t need any work are sure to keep your house high on their list. Spending the extra money to renovate your kitchen before selling your house can add great value, especially when people are willing to pay more for a move-in-ready home than something they have to fix up themselves.
At Art’s Custom Countertops, we offer the perfect countertops to help create the kitchen of your dreams. We’ve been servicing Kitchener and Waterloo, Ontario since 1985, offering quartz, granite, laminate and other countertop options. Our experts have been installing countertops for over 20 years, not to mention handling plumbing and faucet installations as well! We provide the best, most durable products that are high-quality and eco-friendly for everyone, from builders to homeowners. New countertops are the easiest way to freshen up your kitchen, so give us a call.