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28 Jul 18
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It might look glamorous on the home remodeling shows but no home improvement project is easy. A kitchen remodel is particularly money and time consuming. That is one of the reasons home buyers would rather skip this and just get a home with a kitchen that’s ready for service. If you are thinking of reselling your home, the kitchen should be one of the first rooms you consider remodeling. The remodel will increase the value of your home and make it easier to sell. These tips are meant to point you in the right direction if you do need a remodel to help you boost your chances in the market.

Before you start, set some goals

What kind of kitchen are you going for? Aside from feeling and smelling fresh, a good kitchen should also be well lit and roomy. You can make a kitchen more spacious just by getting creative with the countertops and cabinets. While you or your designer come up with the perfect layout for a spacious kitchen don’t forget about the dated elements that you need to replace. Some contemporary additions will help with the general look. These are some of the things that help your potential buyers see themselves cooking in your kitchen and enjoying it.

Get professional cleaning

You may think of it as a simple DIY task but to get your kitchen clean enough that it impresses buyers requires some professional help. When the kitchen is so spotless, its inviting even the new fixtures will look more attractive. Besides impressing the client it will also save you time. Time spent cleaning the kitchen could be used to do other things and it does take some time to get it just right on your own.

A new backsplash adds a touch of class

A backsplash more than ten years old is ready to be replaced. There is a lot of choice out there for a classy backsplash. You could go with granite, soapstone or quartz if you want a high end finish. It all depends on the theme you are going for. When working on areas like this, you need to remember that it’s all for the customer. It has nothing to do with your own taste. As much as you can, keep the remodel in line with what most people prefer.

Some plants add to the aesthetics

You may not be into the idea but it works almost every time. Some plant life in the kitchen makes it more inviting. If having plants in the kitchen is not your style then you could always have some fresh flowers whenever there is a staging, it will work just as well.

Don’t forget about the sink

It’s one of the most prominent areas in the kitchen so we are not worried that you may forget it. The faucets and the bowl should shine like they are fresh from the shelves. If you can’t get them to sparkle, then you should  probably consider installing a new sink. Again, outdated fixtures are a turn off for buyers. 

These are some of the main aspects when it comes to a kitchen remodel.  There is a lot more to take care of especially if the kitchen has not been attended to for a long time. Make sure the floors, walls, windows and lighting are all perfect for the resale as well.

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