When there are a lot of functions that must be packed into a single space, it can be challenging, no matter what size space there is to work with. Kitchen remodeling can be especially difficult in older homes, not only because of space considerations, but also because older electrical wiring, heating and plumbing may be inadequate for modern tasks, difficult to update or reroute. In addition, structural concerns must be addressed, particularly if a planned remodel involves tearing out walls in order to create a kitchen that is more integrated with adjacent living space.
But the dividends of updating an older kitchen are great in terms of convenience, livability, style and even home value. If you’re less than enamored with your present kitchen, why not explore the options for giving it new life in your older home?
There are several ways to approach a kitchen renovation. It all depends on your individual needs and your end purpose. Remodels fall generally into three categories:
You may love the vintage style of your home, and one of the best ways to remodel a kitchen is to bring it into the modern age in terms of function, but to retain the vintage style of the rest of the house.
For inspiration, why not schedule a consultation with one of the professional design consultants at The Kitchen Master? Since 1977, our company has been helping area homeowners improve their Chicagoland homes. Our award-winning team can help you make your kitchen the true heart of your home. We’ll look forward to hearing from you.
At The Kitchen Master, we’ve helped hundreds of clients create custom kitchens to make their homes more attractive, functional and inviting. Consider some of the following ideas as you plan your renovation to create the kitchen you’ve always imagined. 1. Practical and stylish cabinetry can enhance any kitchen. Kitchens with… Read moreView latest blog posts