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4 Signs Your Kitchen Is Past Its Prime

Old kitchen past it's prime days with old wooden cabinets and clutter everywhere

How do you know when it’s time to remodel your kitchen? For some people, it’s easy. But many others just get so used to their kitchens, the dated look, the inefficient layout, the compromises, that they don’t realize how much better things can be.

If you’re one of those people, we can help. Here are four common signs that your kitchen is due for a remodel.

Your Kitchen Is a Mess

Does it feel like no matter how hard you try to keep it neat and organized, your kitchen is always messy? It’s time for a remodel. 

Your kitchen could be a mess because you’re lacking storage, so the focus of your remodel should center around functional storage solutions. You’ll want to make sure you have plenty of cabinets, some with pull-out drawers, so everything in the kitchen has a designated space.

We could also add a pantry if you don’t have one already where you can store food, linens, and small appliances.

Nothing Works

Does your oven only work every now and then? Do you have a cabinet door you know not to mess with because it is on the verge of falling off? It’s time for a remodel.

One of the best things to come out of a kitchen remodel is that everything will be new and in working order. All of your appliances can be upgraded and replaced – and if you haven’t replaced your appliances for some time, you are in for a treat!

Kitchen appliances have come a long way in recent years. They are more energy efficient and easier to operate. Many can even be controlled through an app on your smartphone!

You Never Get Asked to Host Holidays

Every year you offer to host Thanksgiving, but for some reason, everyone insists the holiday be hosted elsewhere. What does that mean? It means it’s time for a remodel.

Today’s kitchens need to be more than just a space to cook a meal; they are where friends and family gather. Including a large island in your remodel design is a must. The island should include enough space for seating and for people to stand around.

Your kitchen should also be open and feel spacious while still being functional. That way, you’ll be able to prepare and cook your holiday dinner while still getting to visit with your company.

Your Cabinets Are Older Than You Are

Antique pieces in the home are cool and all, but if your kitchen cabinets are older than you are, you guessed it…it’s time for a remodel.

It isn’t uncommon to see kitchens over twenty or thirty years old, and sometimes they don’t look half bad! But, if your kitchen makes you feel like you’re stepping back in time, let’s change that.

A modern kitchen with moody, dark cabinets, a gorgeous slab of marble for the countertops, and wood floors will instantly bring your outdated kitchen into the modern era. We could also play around with some brass finishes and a unique range hood to give your new kitchen character. Do any of these signs look or sound familiar? Have you decided you need to remodel your kitchen? The good news is that we are here to help you every step of the way. If your kitchen is past its prime, give us a call so we can solve your kitchen problems.

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