The kitchen is the heart and soul of any home since it brings family members together. The kitchen acts as the focal point in modern homes, especially in houses with an open plan. Therefore, if you are not satisfied with how the kitchen in your new home looks, you should renovate it. Notably, kitchen remodelling does not have to be an entire room overhaul. Instead, simple tweaks can do the trick and even change the whole room's look.
That said, planning a kitchen renovation requires inspiration, so you might need to research some current trends. This article highlights the top kitchen renovation trends to consider.
If you want to replace existing cabinets, you should also think about kitchen appliances. Often, most homeowners replace cabinets and forget appliances. While there is nothing wrong with that, the space tends to lose uniformity. It is particularly the case if cabinets and appliances have different colours. It is why overlay appliances are an excellent consideration when revamping kitchen cabinets. Overlay or panel-ready appliances facilitate the installation of panel boards that match the rest of your cabinetry. Most importantly, it allows you to hide your appliances in plain sight. Overlays are particularly excellent for large appliances, such as refrigerators, that draw too much attention.
Movable Kitchen Island
For a long time, islands have been excellent additions for homeowners renovating their kitchens, and for good reasons. Kitchen islands create more storage space, provide casual seating, act as an additional workspace, and are usually the focal point in most kitchens. However, kitchen islands in most homes are permanent, which is okay if there is enough space. Conversely, mobile kitchen islands are an emerging trend due to their versatility. Since they have wheels, you can quickly move a portable kitchen island and create more space if you need to. Moreover, a mobile kitchen island allows you to change your kitchen's setting at any time to match your needs.
Connecting with the Outdoors
Bedrooms, living rooms, and lounge rooms are commonly designed to connect with the outdoors. However, rarely do you see kitchens with the design. Indeed, some kitchens have a door leading to the backyard, but the connection is lost thanks to solid walls. Today, you can connect a kitchen to your property's outdoor space by installing sliding glass doors. Alternatively, you can replace small windows with oversized 6-foot wide models for a seamless indoor-outdoor connection. Such a renovation opens up many possibilities, such as installing a dining table outside but close to a kitchen. It allows family members can serve food inside and eat from outside hassle-free.