If you’re considering doing some home renovation but you aren’t sure that you’re up for remodeling the entire house just yet, you might be wondering where to start. A kitchen renovation is a great choice. While it can be a bit harrowing, if the work you’re doing is major, you might be eating takeout for a few weeks, but the impact on your home and your lifestyle can be enormously positive.

Good Value

A kitchen remodel is popular for a number of reasons, one of them being the resale value it provides to the house. It’s one of the features buyers look for, and savvy ones know that while they can repaint walls and rip up old carpet, redoing a kitchen is a bigger proposition. Kitchen remodels can be expensive, so keep an eye on the bottom line if you want to get your money’s worth on resale in a few years. If you’re looking for ways to fund it or top up your budget, consider taking out a personal loan. The process of checking your eligibility and what your options are is usually fast and simple.

Better Functionality

Whether you’re a confirmed foodie or you just need a kitchen that keeps you and your family fed, you’ll benefit from a kitchen that functions better than the old one. New spaces can also help with new goals. If you are hoping to practice healthier cooking, your old and outdated kitchen might not inspire you in the same way a new layout and better appliances might. If you haven’t done much or anything to the space since you moved in, you’re probably suffering from some of the common woes: ugly outdated cabinets, an awkward layout or a design that just doesn’t work for you. A remodel is one of those things that makes you realize how much you were just putting up with before.

Energy Efficiency

While there’s no way to do a remodel without spending money, it may get you some of that cash back in the long run in the form of appliances that are far more efficient than the ones that you have now. You can also upgrade to a kitchen that uses less water. Parts can be easier to come by for newer appliances if you need them serviced, and being able to promise a green kitchen may be another selling point for buyers.

Your Style

Maybe you’re into sleek modernism but your kitchen screams 1980s Grandma, or perhaps you like a vintage or French country cottage look instead of the standard suburban one that you have. Whatever your personal style is, this is your chance to have a look that better fits in the room that is probably one of the most used in the house. From plumbing fixtures to new backsplash tile to different flooring and more, this is a way to make your house feel more like home.

Changing Family Needs

Maybe you bought the house when you were single or part of a childless couple, but with the kids coming, you need more space and a different design. Perhaps your extended family demographics are shifting so that you’re the one hosting holiday meals more often. Whatever the exact reason, even if the kitchen suited you at one time, that may no longer be the case

Hi there! I’m Guy, the guy behind Guy About Home (that’s a lot of guy’s). I’m just your average guy (ok, I’ll stop) living in the USA who is really interested in making and doing.