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Elements To Consider During a Kitchen Remodel

Elements To Consider During a Kitchen Remodel

If you’ve decided it’s time to remodel your home’s kitchen, there are many things you’ll want to keep in mind. After setting the budget for your project, you’ll want to make a list of the things that need the most attention. Here are the most important elements to consider during a kitchen remodel.

Cabinetry

Cabinetry is one of the main components you’ll want to focus on during your kitchen remodeling project. There are many details to remember when redesigning your kitchen cabinets. For example, you’ll need to choose the cabinetry material, size, design, color, finish, overlay type, and hardware. Think about what style you want your kitchen to be and what type of cabinetry will best fit within that aesthetic.

Countertops

The next thing to consider when remodeling your kitchen is countertops. Countertops play a major role in a kitchen’s aesthetic and overall function. The countertops are one of the first things people will notice within the space and are where most cooking prep occurs. Therefore, you want to choose a material and style that is both pleasing to look at and durable enough for consistent use in your home. That’s why updating your countertops is one of the best upgrades to modernize your home’s interior.

Backsplash

Backsplashes are also an important element of a kitchen design. The functional purpose of a kitchen backsplash is to protect your walls from grease, water, and other debris when cooking. However, they also serve a major design purpose as well, adding flair and character to your home. You want a backsplash that feels cohesive with your countertops and the rest of your kitchen style.

Appliances

Finally, you can focus on your kitchen appliances. This is the part of your remodeling process where you get to have fun with technology. Kitchen appliances have so much to offer, especially with all the technological advances nowadays. When selecting the perfect appliances for your space, you want to think about overall function and finish. Stainless steel appliances are a great option for modern kitchen designs, providing a contemporary and seamless look.

Remember these elements to include in a kitchen remodel as you start your project. Be sure to pay attention to the details and be careful to stay within your budget to avoid overspending.

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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a freelance writer living in Orlando, Florida with many published bylines in magazines, newspapers, and multimedia sites. As a professional lifestyle writer, Karen specializes in art, architecture, design, home interiors and personality profiles. Karen is the writer, producer and host of the streaming series, The Design Tourist (www.TheDesignTourist.com) that brings viewers a global dose of design inspiration with episodes featuring the latest looks and trends from the world’s premiere design events and shows. She also publishes a quarterly magazine on design travel that you can read by clicking the link: https://thedesigntourist.com/the-magazine/ Her journalism background includes seven years on-air experience as a TV news reporter and anchor covering a range of issues from education to politics. Her educational credentials include a Master of Arts in Mass Communications from Northeast Louisiana University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Louisiana State University. Throughout her career, Karen has written and produced dozens of documentaries and videos for educational, commercial, corporate, and governmental clients and appeared in many TV and video productions as a professional host.

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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 

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