You want to remodel your kitchen. You have a list of must-have’s, want to have’s and nice to have’s. Unfortunately, your budget is not endless and cannot cover all of those items. The experts at This Old House weighed in on some of the worthy and not-so-worthy splurges you may be contemplating.
Worth The Splurge
Place it outside of the main cooking and cleanup zone so that a second chef can prep food, wash hands for dinner, or bartend during parties.
Paneled cabinet ends:
These decorative panels, which are essentially oversize doors fixed to any exposed sides of cabinets, give your kitchen a custom-built, furniture-like look.
Full-extension, soft-close drawer glides:
Installed under or on the sides of a drawer, they allow it to pull completely out of the cabinet so that you can reach everything inside. Plus, they eliminate slamming.
Not Worth The Splurge
Glazed, distressed, and crackled finishes:
These can increase cabinet costs by as much as 30 percent and can start to look dated as trends change.
It does make filling the pasta pot easier, but it doesn’t help with the far worse task of carting boiling water to the sink when your fettuccine is done.
Do you really need 18 bottles of Pinot within arms reach and kept at precisely 55 degrees?
While your kitchen renovation is specific to your personalized needs and desires, it’s important to consider which splurges are value propositions, and which are just a waste of resources. If you are interested in a stunning kitchen remodel in the Southeastern Connecticut area, contact Reagan Construction Group now.