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Improving Your Home With Kitchen Remodeling

by CustomHomes on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kitchen remodelTaking pride in your house is a significant part of being a homeowner. Spicing things up from time to time is part of the territory, and this often leads to remodeling. The obvious place to start for most people is with the kitchen, ripe with opportunities for improvements that can both make your life easier and increase the value of your home.

Increasing the Value of Your Home

Many real estate agents suggest kitchen remodeling as the number one way to increase your home’s value. Not only does it allow you to update kitchen appliances and the general usability of the space, but an improved appearance will attract more potential home buyers should you ever decide to put your home on the market.

According to surveys of potential home buyers, the things that improve the perceived value of a kitchen the most are the quality of the appliances, the appearance of cabinets or storage, and the inclusion of a central island within the cooking area.

Focusing on these three areas will help you to achieve the maximum bang for your buck, allowing your kitchen remodeling project to pay off in an increased home value later down the road.

Better Parties and Easier Cooking

The real reason that you probably want to remodel your kitchen though is so that you can spend more time cooking and entertaining, rather than worrying about how you can make it all work.

Adding an island to your kitchen can make a world of difference in your cooking, and ensuring that you have a good kitchen work triangle can make preparing to entertain drastically easier. If you find that you bake a lot, consider putting in a two-oven stove, and if you’re tired of doing dishes, upgrading your dishwasher can help you to take a load off.

Regardless of why you would like to remodel your kitchen, it is almost always a good long-term move financially, and it can be a fun project for your family.

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com