10 Things You Should Ask Yourself Before Remodeling Your Kitchen

Are you making these common kitchen renovation mistakes? Before you start ripping out your cabinets and shopping for new appliances, answer these 10 key questions that can save you time, money and heartache.

We’ve all been tempted to take a sledgehammer to something in our homes, perhaps after binge-watching Fixer Upper or Property Brothers. Before you go all Jonathan Scott on your kitchen, check out some advice from two real world pros, Charleston-based interior designer Kim Nielsen and Eric Benjamin of Keller Williams in Atlanta.

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15 Ways to Save Money on a Home Renovation

Whether your budget is big or small, the cost of a home renovation can quickly get out of control! I’ve gone through two budget-friendly kitchen renovations in the past three years, so I wanted to share some tips that can help you achieve and manage a renovation that works for your home and budget. Check out our first shoestring-budget renovation we did at our old home, and then see what we did in our newer home with a bit more money.

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New Home Improvement Trends

Remodeled Bathrooms, New Appliances And More Upgrades Homeowners Are Spending On

Jamie Gold Contributor
Real Estate I write about real estate, residential and wellness design.

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Top Kitchen and Cabinet Styles in Kitchen Remodels

Transitional is the No. 1 kitchen style and Shaker leads for cabinets, the 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study finds

Erin Carlyle January 16, 2019
Houzz Editorial Staff. Writing about the cost of renovation and what it takes to remodel. Former Forbes real estate reporter. Fascinated by cool homes, watching the bottom line.

If you’re considering a kitchen renovation, perhaps the idea of white cabinets has crossed your mind — specifically, white Shaker-style cabinets. If so, you wouldn’t be alone.

The 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study gathered information from more than 1,300 Houzz users who had completed a kitchen remodel or addition project in the past 12 months, who are working on one or who are planning to start one in the next three months. Here are five design trends for kitchens based on what they are saying.

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Small Kitchen Remodeling

8 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Sizzle

Whether you have a galley in a high rise or a small space in the suburbs, these decorating ideas will help you end up with a delectable kitchen, cooked just the way you like it.

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Tips on Choosing a Faucet

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Style is critical, but don’t forget about practical factors

Choosing a faucet is tricky. The variety of styles, materials and finishes-and prices-can be overwhelming. You’ll probably live with your new faucet a long time, so you might as well love it. Here are seven things to consider before getting in the checkout line.

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How to Plan a Kitchen Remodel

How to Plan a Kitchen Remodel

Kitchens remain the most popular room in the house to renovate. It’s a big job, both in terms of cost and the amount of work that gets done. So before you hire a contractor and start bashing down walls, there are some important things to do. Namely, setting a budget, determining what you want, and planning how it all will fit.

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Kitchen Remodeling Ideas and Designs

Our best kitchen designs will give you inspiration for your own kitchen makeover. Take a look at these kitchen decorating ideas to remodel kitchen decor and features for style, function and flair in the heart of your home.

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How to Remodel Your Kitchen on a Budget – Costs & Design Ideas

Remodeling a kitchen is a big – and expensive – project. According to HomeAdvisor, the average kitchen remodel costs $22,185, and a full-scale remodel with custom cabinets, granite counters, and high-end appliances can come to $30,000 or more.

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This Coastal Kitchen Makeover is Beautiful in Blue

Without walls to block views or traffic, this warm and welcoming California kitchen is as inspiring as the nearby coast.
Once white, cold, and closed off from the living and dining rooms, this reconfigured kitchen has come out of its shell and warmed up to its neighboring spaces. Custom cabinetry in a rich royal blue, butcher-block countertops, and reclaimed wood floors—welcoming to visitors, dogs, and those with sand in their shoes—are sophisticated but livable choices.This formerly frosty kitchen now plays the hospitable host to anyone who wants to spend a little time by the beach—and that’s just about everybody!

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