Lots of people have begun home improvements without the help of the pros. They ended up spending more money to have the whole mess fixed. That’s one busted myth: you don’t need a professional designer. Want to hear more myths about kitchen remodels Seattle WA?
Bigger Is Better
The most common myth is that a bigger kitchen equals better efficiency. What it actually equals is too many steps in the kitchen triangle: the sink, stove, and fridge. Kitchen efficiency is in the design, not the size. The accepted size of the triangle is four foot legs with a max of nine foot legs. For two cooks, double that.
A Down To The Studs Remodel Is Best
If homeowners only need to update the kitchen, then painting the walls, staining the cabinets, buying new hardware, maybe new appliances, and even painting or staining the floor is all that’s necessary to make a kitchen look fresh and new.
Spending A Percentage Of The Home’s Value On A Kitchen Remodel
Experts think spending five to fifteen percent of a home’s value on a kitchen renovation is the right figure. Pros providing kitchen remodeling services in Seattle WA, will tell homeowners that they certainly won’t spend that much if all they need is new flooring and a coat of paint. If a full-scale reno isn’t necessary, then that percentage doesn’t matter.