Choosing Cabinets And Flooring For Your Kitchen Renovation

Posted on: 23 March 2023

A kitchen remodeling project can transform your space into a comfortable and cozy haven for get-togethers with family and friends, enhance functionality, and increase the value of your home. Whether you are anticipating an extensive "gut" rehab or just a small remodeling project, there are certain things you will need to consider. Your choice of cabinets and flooring type will have a big impact on the way your kitchen looks and functions after the remodeling project, and because of this, consider the following factors when choosing them. 

Kitchen Cabinets

Your kitchen cabinets provide necessary storage while enhancing the ambiance and appeal of the room. When choosing your kitchen cabinets, take style, budget, and functionality into consideration to make sure that your cabinets suit your and your family's individual needs. Your kitchen cabinets should be large enough for all of your storage needs and they should match or nicely contrast your flooring, countertops, backsplash finishes, and even the color of your walls.

If your kitchen is small, cabinets that have a clean and simple design may help the room look larger and airier. Conversely, larger kitchens may look more appealing with cabinets that have elaborate designs such as ornate handles and carved wood designs on the tops of the cabinets. For a more traditional look, consider natural woods such as oak or cherry wood, however, if you want a more modern or bold look, stainless steel or brightly colored metal cabinets may be a good choice.

Kitchen Flooring

The flooring type you choose for your kitchen will need to be easy to clean, strong and durable, and stain-resistant. Because of this, carpeting is rarely used as a viable kitchen flooring type. Instead, hardwood, engineered wood, and tile are more suited to kitchens. Hardwood floors add elegance and beauty to kitchens and they can be matched perfectly to your kitchen cabinets.

Hardwood floors may be pricier than the other alternatives, and depending on the type of wood, they may be more susceptible to warping if spills are not quickly cleaned up. Laminate flooring and vinyl tiles are typically more cost-effective than hardwood flooring and they are also very easy to care for. 

If you are anticipating a kitchen renovation project, consider the above when choosing your kitchen cabinets and flooring. A professional kitchen remodeling contractor can also help you choose the most appropriate and budget-friendly materials so that you can create the kitchen that you have always dreamed of.


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