It’s safe to say that we have all used our kitchens a lot more in the last year than we ever have before. With us all being forced to stay at home and protect ourselves and our loved ones from the COVID-19 global pandemic, our kitchens have been forced to quickly adapt. While pre-pandemic you may have only ever used your kitchen to prepare meals, with all the family living and working together under one roof, the role your kitchen plays in your household may have changed dramatically.
With that in mind, it is more important than ever that your kitchen is a functional and modern space, that reflects both your interests, and your lifestyle. Ask yourself if your kitchen is working well for you and your family? Is your kitchen space practical for all the
different uses you now require from it? With 2020 being a year that none of us could have predicted, 2021 is the time for change and adapting to a new way of life- so why shouldn’t your kitchen move with the times too?
One of the main reasons why you should consider a kitchen remodel this year is because the current design and layout of your kitchen space is no longer in line with your lifestyle. For many households, the kitchen is at the heart of your home. So whether you are a MasterChef in the kitchen, or you are more of an ‘order-in’ kind of person, your kitchen should reflect this.
For example, if you love nothing more than being the hostess with the mostest then you should go for a new kitchen design that provides you with plenty of entertainment space. Think about perhaps including a breakfast bar in your kitchen layout, so that you have enough space to serve your guests.
When it comes to making considerable changes to their home, many homeowners decide to undertake the project of a kitchen remodel. This is because not only is it important to have a kitchen that works for you, they are also a great way to add extra value to your home. While you may not be thinking at all about moving house, an attractive, on-trend, and remodeled kitchen will appeal a lot more to potential buyers.
A modern kitchen remodel is also a great way to increase your home’s marketability and drum up some extra interest. With many kitchen remodels, some homeowners can recoup their investment, but this largely depends on how much work needs to be done to the space.
If you have been keen to revamp your kitchen space for sometime, , but are worried that you just wouldn't know where to begin, then now is a better time than ever to get started. With more people at home, there has been an increase in the number of people making home improvements to their houses, including their kitchen space. So you now have more new kitchen trends to choose from!
From the return of the traditional country look kitchen, to the rise of the new, but extremely popular, industrial design, finding a kitchen layout and design is now easier than ever before. When looking for inspiration on how to change and upgrade your kitchen space, you will be spoilt for choice.
In recent unprecedented times, your kitchen has no longer solely been a space where you can cook meals and enjoy them as a household. Instead, now your kitchen has also had to fill the role of work office, school classroom, and family living area. Therefore, you may need to consider how functional your current kitchen area is, and how a remodel would make it work better for you.
Kitchens that have been around for some time can start to not only look outdated, but also have an awkward layout. For example, you want to make sure there is plenty of worktop space for modern appliances, as well as food preparation space. Therefore, by upgrading and remodeling your kitchen you can make the space more convenient and easier to cook in. I mean that is the whole point of a kitchen, right?
Yet, you may also find that the current condition of your kitchen space leaves you with no choice but to remodel the interior. Of course, materials, as well as decors, only last for so long before they need upgrading again. But the deterioration of your kitchen is something that can sometimes creep up on you. Before you know it, your brand-new space is twenty years old with damaged cupboards and peeling countertops.
Remember that the space around us has an impact on how we feel. So if you are missing your flare in the kitchen then you may find that it is because your run down cooking space is far from making you feel inspired. So say goodbye to the old and broken, and say hello to a brand new space that reignites your fire in the kitchen.
A greener kitchen
As a society, we are becoming increasingly aware of the damage that our own lifestyles are having on the environment and how the smallest of changes can make a considerable difference. This includes many of our behaviors in the kitchen. While new modern kitchens that are being installed are now including more environmentally friendly additions, if your kitchen is older, then you may not have these facilities.
For example, simply by swapping out old and energy thirsty appliances for more energy efficient models, you can cause considerably less damage to the environment, and also bring down your energy bill. You can also make the most of new design trends. These designs include smart kitchen products , such as a three-part recycling bin to make sorting out your rubbish even easier.
Remodeling your outdated and old fashioned kitchen doesn't have to be as complicated or stressful as you may think. With a whole new year of kitchen design trends ahead of you, and potentially even more time spent at home, the year of 2021 is the perfect opportunity to revamp your kitchen space and make it the perfect environment that is unique to you.
Berceli NJ Marketing team.