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The Latest Trends in Kitchen Remodeling

By finnteriors

November 13, 2019


There are so many ways to change the design and feel of your kitchen. Cabinets, flooring, appliances, and colors all play a role in getting the kitchen of your dreams. The latest kitchen remodeling trends can help you achieve your design goal.

Spruce Up Your Kitchen with These Trends

Countertops

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Quartz is still the most frequently requested materials from homeowners when it comes to countertop materials. The popularity of quartz countertop finishes continues to remain number one on the list of must-haves for newly remodeled kitchens.  It gives a kitchen a great look. Quartz is very durable; just be sure to avoid heat from hot pots and pans, as it can damage your quartz countertops.

Concrete is another budget-friendly material that gives kitchen countertops a simple design. They are great options for a budget-friendly kitchen and instantly lend the room modern yet industrial notes.  Wooden countertops are an effective way to add warmth and character in any kitchen.

Appliances

Vertically extended refrigerators are the latest must-have appliance because of the floor space they save in a kitchen. If you need a fresh look and a new fridge, this would be a good option.

There is no need for the large range hoods anymore.  Fast, safe, and aesthetically pleasing, induction burners utilize less heat in even the smallest of kitchens.  These smart cooktops help keep your kitchen cool while cooking. The surface is even safe to touch when in use.

Furnishings

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Single level islands have made their way into the kitchen remodeling conversation. They are useful because they don’t block light, increase prep space, and create an unobstructed dining area.

Another increasingly popular trend is customized banquette seating. This is a great way to bring family and friends together in the main room of your home.  Banquette seating or the kitchen booth is a unique feature to have in your kitchen as it can also increase your home’s value.

If you are not into built-in seating, you can opt for bench furniture pieces. With these individual seating options, you can turn your breakfast nook or kitchen into a lounge area.

Darker Colors

The all-white kitchen is still in play for design ideas when remodeling a kitchen. However, other alternatives can make your kitchen more interesting. Besides, all-white kitchens are harder to keep clean.

Consider adding a pop of color to the cabinets or kitchen accessories. Dark colors are the newest trend, again. Black and navy-blue cabinetry finished with gold or copper hardware and fixtures give a kitchen a classic look. Forest green is another paint color to add to your palette.

Cabinets

Two-toned kitchen cabinets involve different colors for the upper and lower cabinets. 

The most frequent combination in remodeled kitchens is dark-colored lower cabinets and a lighter shade for the ones on top. The key is to choose color combinations that you know will work together and you’ll enjoy for years to come.

  • Green and gold
  • Pastel color and white
  • Traditional wood and white
  • Black and gray
  • Color-block: leave one wall of cabinets a single color

Matte cabinetry is an appealing choice that is easy to keep clean. The matte finish will be sticking around for many years.

Flooring

Make a statement in your kitchen by installing patterned flooring. This could be a rug, Spanish inspired tiles, or a painted design.  An intricate pattern on your kitchen floor provides a contrasting visual that is sure to stop guests in their tracks.

As far as materials for the flooring, options include:

  • Concrete
  • Rubber flooring
  • Stone
  • Tile
  • Vinyl
  • Wood and wood laminate

If you love to cook or suffer from back issues, switch your kitchen flooring to an ergonomic solution. This will add some cushioning to withstand the long periods of standing and walking.  The most ergonomic flooring options include:

  • Bamboo
  • Carpet tile
  • Cork
  • Rubber flooring
  • Vinyl
  • Wood
  • Hardwood laminate

Storage

Storage is always a concern in any kitchen. You can never have enough storage space. Glass shelves are easier to clean, let light in, and look more elegant than unfinished wooden ones.

Other storage solutions include deeper drawers for all your kitchen gadgets. If you have an island, consider using the space underneath it for more storage. The newest trend is the floor-to-ceiling storage walls.

Ready to Remodel Your Kitchen?

If you’re tired of the outdated kitchen in your home, consider getting an upgrade. Finnteriors specializes in home remodeling to make your design dreams a reality. Our team of professionals can provide solutions to maximize your space. Contact us today for a consultation.

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