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Home Renovation Projects Often Start in the Kitchen

A Kitchen Remodel Can Uplift Your Home’s Overall Appeal

It’s not surprising that home renovation projects often start in the kitchen. Every member of the family spends time here and has an opinion on how it can be more functional and attractive! From the layout, storage, and seating solutions, to the materials, fixtures and amenities, every aspect influences the aesthetic appeal and comfort of this space. The remodeling experts at Flegel’s Construction offer some ideas for luxurious and practical kitchens that cater to your cooking habits and complement your family’s lifestyle.

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for a Successful Home Makeover

A cleverly planned and well-executed kitchen makeover will significantly improve the value and appeal of your home. When you discuss your project scope and examine top kitchen trends with a home renovation specialist, consider some of these factors:

  • Designated activity spots:Mealtimes, entertaining guests, the kids’ homework, your home office, and many more activities take place in your kitchen. Depending on the overall space available, you can look at creating designated spots that can be useful for each family member and their requirements. For example:
  • Get an island with an extended countertop to seat your kids in comfortable high-chairs and oversee their schoolwork or craft projects, while you cook.
  • Build a cozy breakfast nook that serves as a less formal eating area for the entire family.
  • Extend the cabinetry to add a built-in desk for creating a workspace, in the absence of a dedicated home office.
  • Open layout: As the heart of your home where all things converge, your kitchen layout must promote easy movement and clear sight lines. Depending on the size of your home and the possibilities to build out or take over adjoining spaces, you may be able to achieve a beautiful, open-concept kitchen. This would allow you to keep an eye on young kids, even if they are in other areas of the home when you cook. Knocking down some walls will also help in blending and enlarging your cooking and entertaining areas for hosting friends and family.
  • Comfortable cook space: Besides its many additional roles, your kitchen must do its core job of catering to your cooking habits and preferences.
    • Thinking through the placement of your refrigerator, stove, and sink will allow you to achieve an ideal work triangle. This will promote better flow and movement to enable speedy, efficient prepping and cooking.
    • Selecting durable and easy-clean materials for your countertops and cabinets will keep your kitchen clean and tidy. Eliminate the extra time and effort of cleaning stains and scuffs.
    • Adding thoughtful storage solutions and amenities will increase your prep space and keep the kitchen clutter-free. An attractive cook space will seamlessly blend with the dining room, family room, and other areas of your open concept home.

Stunning Kitchen Makeovers by Trusted Home Remodeling Contractors

Renovating your kitchen is not just about changing out the countertops and cabinetry, upgrading the appliances and hardware, or applying a fresh coat of paint. It is also about enhancing the functionality of your cook space, to create a warm, welcoming environment for the entire family. At Flegel’s Construction Co., we are passionate about designing and delivering custom kitchens that reflect your personality and complement your lifestyle. Our team of innovative designers and master craftsmen focus on your requirements and deliver your dream cook space within the agreed timelines and budget.

Our renovation experts have successfully completed several fabulous kitchen transformations for homes across the Bay Area.

Ready to give the heart of your home a striking makeover? Hire the home remodeling experts at Flegel’s Construction. Call 408-269-1101 to schedule a consultation or contact us online.

Top Kitchen Renovation Trends in 2020

Makeover Ideas for Luxurious, Functional Cook Spaces

Visualizing your dream kitchen is easier when you are aware of popular styles and can select what resonates with your own style. Here is a list of the top kitchen renovation trends in 2020 to get you started. From trending designs, clever storage solutions, and high-end materials, to the latest in paints, fixtures and accessories, you can get inspiration for every aspect of kitchen remodeling. While almost every interior design magazine and home improvement site publishes their own lists, the kitchen renovation experts at Flegel’s have summarized this year’s trends for you.

Kitchen Designs Trending in 2020

  • Open floor plans are in: Today’s kitchens do not hide behind doors and walls. Instead, they are becoming more front and center, to serve as extensions of the main living areas. In fact, in most homes, cook spaces are turning into multi-tasking zones where you can cook, enjoy your meals, entertain, catch up with the family, oversee the kids’ homework, and more.
  • Color is key: Since many homeowners are taking down walls and creating open layouts, the cook space becomes a visually prominent part of the main living area. Hence, a clever use of color is key. Current trends show:
    • Soft colors are replacing stark white kitchens. Use of light blues, light grays, green, and cream for cabinet colors is in.
    • Colored ranges and hoods, especially in pale blue or cobalt are also getting a nod from top interior designers across the globe.
  • Range hoods can be conversation starters: Decorative hoods in unique shapes and sizes are making a bold statement. They not only reflect the personality of the homeowners, but also serve as a piece of art or a conversation starter.
  • Porcelain countertops are the future: Porcelain slabs give the appearance of marble but do not stain, making them a popular option for kitchen countertops. Since quartz is becoming increasingly expensive, porcelain presents a good-looking, affordable, easy-to-clean, and durable alternative. It also makes for an excellent monolithic slab backsplash if you want to avoid tile.
  • Designer sinks and large islands are smart options: Whether it is a compact kitchen or an expansive space, maximizing the work area is highly desirable. Designer sinks serve as multipurpose stations since they come with cutting boards, colanders, drying racks, and other useful accessories. Pairing them with unlacquered brass or matte black faucets will complete their high-end look. Another trendy option that maximizes your workspace is a large kitchen island that is useful for prepping, entertaining, dining, and other purposes.

Hire the Bay Area’s Top Contractors for Fabulous Kitchen Makeovers

Whether it is modern fixtures, designer appliances, or open kitchen layouts, thoughtfully planned and carefully executed upgrades can significantly enhance the value of your home. At Flegel’s Construction Co., we specialize in luxurious and functional kitchen makeovers in keeping with your lifestyle, preferences and budget. Our creative designers stay current with the latest trends to ensure that your kitchen reflects sustainable styles and timeless elements, instead of just ‘passing fads’. We practice a meticulous approach that combines your vision and requirements with our innovative plans and quality workmanship.

See what our past clients have to say about their completed kitchen renovation projects.

Discover many other kitchen renovation trends in 2020 and complete your custom kitchen makeover with the experts at Flegel’s. Call us at 408-269-1101 to book an appointment or contact us online.

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