Renovating your kitchen is a big decision and can be spurred by a number of factors, from a desire for a more modern, stylish space to frustration with a kitchen that’s just not working anymore.
If you’re not sure whether you need a kitchen renovation, keep an eye out for one or more of these signs:
Small Issues Start To Build Up
Often, the desire for a new kitchen starts with something small: a leaky sink or a broken cabinet hinge. While these small issues certainly don’t require a big fix, they can be a sign that your kitchen is starting to get old. When these small issues start to pile up or happen on a regular basis, this could be a sign that you need a new kitchen.
The Space Doesn’t Function Anymore
As your family’s needs change and evolve, the spaces in your home start to function less and less — especially the kitchen. What may have worked for you when you moved into your home won’t necessarily continue to function for you as you get older or as your family grows. If your kitchen just doesn’t work for you anymore, it might be time for an upgrade.
The Space Looks Dated
For some people, the kitchen still functions properly in terms of layout, but the style and appearance looks dated. A kitchen renovation is a great way to maintain the footprint of your kitchen while giving it some much-needed upgrades, from new, modern cabinets to stylish fixtures.
Not Enough Counter Space
Whether you enjoy cooking on a regular basis or you use your kitchen for a range of activities, constantly being frustrated by the lack of counter space is a tell-tale sign that you need a kitchen upgrade. A kitchen renovation can give you a multi-purpose island and make smarter use of your counter space so you can cook, congregate and enjoy the space.
You Don’t Enjoy Your Kitchen Anymore
Your kitchen should be the heart of the home, whether you’re cooking family meals on a regular basis or using it as a space to spend time with friends and family. If you no longer enjoy being in or using your kitchen, a renovation can be a great way to take back the space.
Creating a kitchen that is functional and beautiful is our specialty. Come visit Sutcliffe Kitchens’ showroom in Guelph or contact us today to learn how we can help bring your kitchen back to life.