Seven Kitchen Renovation Trends That Are Hot Right Now
If you are dreaming of a new kitchen renovation, you have come to the right place. Kitchens have always been the heart of the home and that is true today more than ever. With bold new design options, there are seemingly limitless ways to bring a tired and drab kitchen up to date. Here are seven of the most popular kitchen renovation trends right now.
- Trade out white for soft neutral colours – While white cabinets are still popular, more and more people are opting for soft greys and tans. These colours give a warm welcoming appearance and pair well with stained wood.
- Improved functionality – not only are cabinet colours changing but more designers are working to improve their functionality as well. Cabinet doors and drawers that work on a hydraulic system are becoming in vogue.
- Add drama with light and dark – more designers these days are experimenting mixing very light and very dark colours into the same space. Consider the wow factor you might achieve with dark walnut cabinets and a soft grey backsplash.
- Gain storage space – It seems like no matter what we do, we are always looking to find more storage space. So for your next kitchen renovation, consider adding a walk0in pantry or a cleverly design cabinet system with multi-tiered drawers.
- Automate it – Automation isn’t just for public washrooms anymore. You can add automation with your next kitchen renovation by installing motion sensor lights and hands-free faucets. You can even use a high-tech meat thermometer that alerts your cell phone when your Thanksgiving turkey is done!
- Quartz is still the tops – When it comes to high-end countertops, quartz has reigned supreme for some time. Beautiful, available in a huge assortment of colours, anti-microbial and extremely durable, it is more affordable and requires slightly less maintenance than its main competitor, granite.
- Multi-purpose kitchen islands – larger multi-purpose kitchen islands are a popular trend this year. No longer are these islands just there to give you a little extra workspace but they now include storage cabinets, under counter appliances while also serving as a casual dining table or bar.
Kitchen renovations can be a great way to add a little more of your style and personality into your home, and with all the great trends that have emerged recently, you are sure to find something that suits your taste. If you would like to discuss your future kitchen renovation, feel free to give us a call at 905-805-8883.