Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation Ideas
When one watches all the inspiring home improvement videos on the internet, they are dazed at the gorgeous appeal of the model homes. To many homeowners fabulous looking homes is a farfetched dream. The truth is, a home facelift does not have to wipe out anybody’s savings out. A few changes here and there can provide the much needed facelift. This is not to say that a homeowner cannot be extravagant and make extensive changes when remodeling. Often homeowners start by undertaking a kitchen or bathroom renovation. This article will discuss important tips on kitchen and bathroom remodeling.
The most important component of a renovation is to understand how much it will cost and to decide the changes to be made. Homeowners should understand the ABCs of renovation. For instant, they should know how involving the remodeling work will be in terms of labor and time. They should have a rough idea of the changes they want to see in their home facelift. Next they should determine if they have enough money to fund the remodeling. Equally important is identifying a reputable contractor. Both the homeowner and contractor should agree on the final remodeling design.
A new paint job will brighten and lights up the kitchen. Some homeowner and contractor are of the notion that getting elegant and matching kitchen appliances and cabinets entails buying a new set. However this is very expensive. To achieve that elegant matching appeal a homeowner can cover the home appliances with a stainless steel contact paper. When it comes to ovens, refrigerators and dish washers, attaching front panels or changing the doors will match them and give a uniform look.
If the existing cabinets are still functional, the homeowner does need to get rid of them either. These cabinets can be upgraded by repainting or re-facing them. Alternatively, the homeowner can also replace the cabinet doors to achieve that new and stunning look. Additionally, the cabinets can also be fitted with high-end nodes. Changing a counter from solid or laminate to, quartz, marble or granite can also make the space to look elegant. Equally important is changing old sinks with new ones.
When it comes to bathroom renovation, the homeowner can undertake simple upgrades or lavish changes. Changing a few fixtures and fitting here and there and a possible repaint job can constitute a simple bathroom improvement. Elaborate may involve rewiring and re-plumbing to accommodate repositioning of tubs, sinks and showers. The walk-in showers are the current trend and many homeowners and contractors are preferring them for their remodel strategies. Depending on the clients preference, the walk-in showers can also be fitted with seats and foot rests. The change of light fittings can also be one way of making a bathroom look exquisite. Bathroom cabinets and mirrors can be fitted with light fittings.