When remodeling a kitchen, it is important to find a good balance between what will bring a good return on investment (ROI) and what satisfies your personal tastes. There is no doubt that even the simplest renovations will increase the value of your home. According to the annual analysis by Remodeling Magazine of cost versus value, a minor kitchen remodel gives homeowners an 87% ROI. Satisfying function, visual appeal and individual taste are the real challenge of kitchen renovations. Here are some tips and traditional kitchen ideas for appeasing tastes and maximizing return on investment.
- Plan Ahead!
Kitchen renovations can be tricky. What should you know before you renovate your kitchen?
How to Renovate a Kitchen
1. Plan Ahead
First and foremost, plan ahead. Kitchen renovations take time, money, and many other resources. Do not jump into the process without thinking and coming up with a plan. In fact, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) you should spend up to six months making plans before renovating your kitchen.
2. Have a Back Up
It is time to face it. As you remodel your kitchen, there are times when it is not going to be of much use. It is dangerous to continue preparing and eating meals in the kitchen while dust, paint, and other potentially harmful particles are in the air.
There is an easy solution. Pick another room in the house to act as a back up whil