Kitchen Designs - 4 Budget Tips To Enhance Any Kitchen

Kitchen Designs - 4 Budget Tips To Enhance Any Kitchen

One of the most commonly updated rooms in any home, the kitchen is a place where many of us spend a lot of time with our family - cooking and eating meals, chatting with friends, and more. If your kitchen is starting to seem a little drab, a little home improvement could be the perfect solution. Fortunately, you don't have to remodel your entire kitchen in order to access fantastic results.

With a few simple ideas, homeowners can easily open the layout of their kitchen, making cleaning, serving, and cooking a lot more enjoyable. Following, we're going to take a look at five simple, affordable, and modern ways that you can spruce up your kitchen in an instant. These helpful tips could be just the inspiration that you need to transform your home - and if you need help get a free quote from our of our Kitchen fitters here.

1.    Add a Splash of Paint

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The cheapest, and often easiest way to spruce up a tired kitchen is to give it a quick lick of paint. Many people forget exactly how much of a difference the right paint can make to a run-down room, but painting your kitchen can instantly change its look and ambiance. From the color that you choose to the patterns that you use, homeowners can easily transform their kitchen space. For furniture and walls, we recommend using satin or glossy paint that stands up better to scrubbing than paints with a flat finish.

Remember, when you're painting kitchen cabinets, you may need to prime the surface you'll be working on first with a de-glossing primer so that you can help the paint to stick better and eliminate unnecessary sanding. Get a free quote from one of our qualifed painters here.

2.    Replace your Kitchen Cabinets

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Speaking of cabinets - why not replace them with something a little more open-plan and versatile. You can easily give your kitchen a fantastic updated appearance by simply removing some of the cabinet doors. Open shelving has emerged into a popular trend for many kitchen designs, and can help to make your property look a little more modern.

If that wasn't enough, open shelving can help to give your smaller kitchen a greater impression of depth by training the eye to look beyond the door of a cabinet, so that your room seems to have more space.

3.    Try Molding


Panel or picture molding can help to refine flat drawers and doors, while crown molding can be used in places where your kitchen cabinets meet with the ceiling. Picture-panel molding defines the type of décor that resembles a bare picture frame on the wall - between one and three inches wide. This helps to create a delicate feature for design that can complement your existing kitchen appearance. On the other hand, crown molding adds a classical elegance to the room.

Molding can be designed and applied in a range of different forms to suit your specific tastes and kitchen goals. What's more, there are a range of materials to choose from - making it easier to track down a solution that meets your requirements perfectly.

4.    Improve your Lighting

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If your kitchen is full of old lighting fixtures and flickering bulbs, then changing up your lighting could do wonders for the design. Adding cabinet-based lighting, or even LED ceiling lights can help to spruce up the ambiance of the room, and give you a modern, vibrant look.

A popular alternative to traditional recessed lighting is the use of track lighting, which allows fixtures to be applied wherever necessary and aimed in any direction throughout the track. Submit your requirements to one of our qualified electricians to get an insight into the kind of lighting that is best suited to your kitchen design and needs.

If you're thinking about new ways to upgrade your kitchen, why not get a quote from a professional kitchen fitter?

 

 

 

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