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What Not to do in a Kitchen Remodel

What Not to do in a Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen Remodeling is a complex project that requires a lot of undivided attention, with various decisions and factors to consider, a human can make a mistake that decreases their area’s worth and additionally costs you a lot of money. There are several common pitfalls to avoid when renovating your kitchen.

Vague Budget Planning:

Overestimating or underestimating prices can be a major problem. A well-defined budget including essential elements of the kitchen is the cornerstone of a successful kitchen remodel. According to Benjamin Franklin, “Beware of little expenses, A small leak will sink a great ship”.

Outline your budget, and include a contingency fund for unfortunate expenses. Stick to it throughout the journey.

Being Impulsive and Skipping Planning:

Getting into a remodel, without prior planning can be a huge mess including delays, mistakes, and unnecessary expenses. Proper planning involves everything from layout, to design, material, and finishes, electrical and plumbing needs.

Take the time to create a detailed plan, and discuss it with your kitchen designer to maximize space efficiently.

Ignoring The Work Triangle:

The triangle consists of sink, stove and refrigerator. Ignoring the right placement of these three can effectively hinder work performance causing excessive walking if arranged to far or causing workflow issues if placed very close.  Adhering to the right placement technique can benefit you in many ways.

Being Too Trendy:

Following the latest trends and forgetting the main aim of the kitchen? Sounds illogical. Being too pleased with aesthetics can reduce functionality and making your kitchen outdated soon leaving kitchen look old.

Always opt for easily changeable elements like accessories, light fixtures and timeless trends that will look good for years to come.

Improper Wiring:

A kitchen requires exhaust fans, electrical outlets for appliances, gadgets. Improper wiring can lead to frequent inefficient appliance performance, circuit breaker trips.

Ensure your electrical system is properly managed by a licensed electrician, and it can handle the load of modern appliances. Avoid DIYs in risky areas for safety.

Beginning without permits:

Preparing a kitchen remodel without the essential permits or approvals can lead to legal and financial consequences. Unpermitted work can result in penalties, forced breaks, and difficulties in selling your home. Non-obedience with building codes can compromise safety and lead to costly repairs down the line.

Using Dark Colours in Small Spaces:

Darker colours can make every thing look suffocated and confined. They absorb light rather than reflect it, which can make the space feel less inviting and can definitely affect your mood and cooking experience.

Opt. for light, pastel colours that enhances your mood and ultimately making your meals more delicious. Additionally, it can make a small kitchen feel spacious and airy.

Avoiding these common mistakes can save you time, money in your kitchen remodel. As the famous architect Ludwig said, “God is in the details.” Paying attention to every aspect of your kitchen design ensures a functional, beautiful space that stands the test of time. The expert team of Quality Design and Construction can help you throughout for a seamless project.

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